The Westside Food Bank has begun its annual Holiday Food Drive to combat hunger in the neighborhoods it serves.
Until December 22, people are asked to drop off canned goods at the Food Bank’s warehouse at 1710 22nd Street in Santa Monica, Monday thtough Friday, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., or by appointment, or at the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Suite 100 at 1234 6th Street in Santa Monica (Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 5 p.m.).
In addition, large food collection barrels are being distributed to schools, religious congregations and businesses throughout the Westside.
The Westside Food Bank supplies food to 65 social service agencies in Santa Monica, Venice, Culver City, West Los Angeles, Inglewood and West Hollywood. It serves more than 80,000 people each year, nearly half of whom are children.For further information or to receive a Holiday Food Drive barrel, please call (310) 828-6016, ext. 18.