Community Building Collaborators

The Hollywood Food Coalition believes in the power of collaboration.  We understand that forging strong partnerships is a critical way to increase our impact and help those in our community.  Over the years we have forged deep relationships with many community partners.

Selected Partnerships

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Mobile Clinic Project at UCLA

UCLA School of Medicine’s mobile clinic provides medical services for our clients during our Community Dinner every Wednesday from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  The UCLA physicians help our clients address a broad array of health problems without needing an appointment or insurance, and they provide referrals for ongoing medical needs.

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UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic

The UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic provides services during our Community Dinner the 4th Wednesday of every month from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  A complete eye examination is done to screen for eye diseases and appropriate referrals are made. Vision exams are conducted and glasses prescriptions are filled, along with free glasses.

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AIDS Health Foundation

The AIDS Health Foundation Mobile STI Clinic provides services the 2nd Wednesday of each month during our Community Dinner, from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm.

The clinic offers free HIV and STI testing, quick referrals to health and treatment resources, education about sexual health and safety, and condom distribution.

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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army and the Hollywood Food Coalition have worked together since 2017 to serve the needs of the homeless in Hollywood.  This collaboration allows HoFoCo to share space on TSA Hollywood Campus where we prepare and serve our Community Dinner 5 nights a week.  On Saturday and Sunday, we prepare our meal there before taking it to Orange and Romaine for our weekend meal service.

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Hollywood Harvest

Hollywood Harvest and Hollywood Food Coalition collaborate in a shared facility on Vine Street which operates as the hub for HoFoCo’s Community Exchange Program. This location receives and sorts thousands of pounds of rescued food each week. HoFoCo supplies food items to Hollywood Harvest for their Senior Grocery Delivery Program, which serves home-bound and low-income seniors every week. 

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HODG (Hang Out Do Good)

HODG (Hang Out Do Good), a grassroots community activist group, galvanizes local families to make thousands of multi-component sack lunches every Sunday.  These sack lunches are delivered to HoFoCo for sorting and distribution to 30 of our community partners located throughout Los Angeles County, including outreach workers visiting encampments, homebound seniors, and residential treatment centers.

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Hollywood United Methodist Church

Hollywood United Methodist Church helped launch our Community Exchange in May, 2020, by providing an initial home for the program. In addition, each holiday season they share their campus with community partners to offer Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners for our neighbors in need.

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Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and the Hollywood Food Coalition work together to provide a nutritious weekday lunch to homeless community members through Blessed Sacrament’s Genevieve’s Garden. Blessed Sacrament Church also provides the drop off location where families deliver thousands of beautifully-made sack lunches every week for HODG’s and HoFoCo’s Sunday Lunch Bag Bonanza!