Donating Food & Essentials FAQs

Do you accept Food Donations?

We do accept food donations.

  • Canned or packaged food cannot be past their expiration date and cannot be opened.
  • We accept prepared food from restaurants, caterers, and offices.
  • We cannot accept leftover prepared foods from private homes.
  • We do accept intact baked goods and food that has not been served from private homes. Please see our wish list.

Do you accept used clothing?

During COVID, we do not accept used clothing.  We do accept very gently used shoes.

What else can you accept?

New and unopened toothbrushes, hygiene kits, and so much more. Please see our wish list.

Where do I take my donations?

Please take your donations to:

the Community Exchange
Mon – Fri from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
1223 Vine St. Los Angeles, CA 90038

The only access is in the rear of the  building off of La Mirada. Call or Text 323-347-7907 when you arrive – this helps ensure you will be able to pull into the lot.

If I’m buying online, where do I ship my donations?

Please ship your donations to:

Hollywood Food Coalition
c/o Salvation Army Campus
5939 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028