Wealth derived from the community should be reinvested locally. Investments should be made in both the present and the future. All people have potential, and every person has a role in strengthening the community. You are a vital member of the L.A. Kitchen community and your support will change lives today and into the future!



Every dollar counts as two.

An anonymous donor is generously matching all donations, up to $500,000. 

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During our second year of operations, we ran into some real roadblocks, which forced us to change our approach, but not our commitment to healthy meals and great jobs. Read (and click around) our new Annual Report.

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Empower L.A. culinary job training

L.A. Kitchen offers a 14-week intergenerational job training program that empower individuals and inspires independence.

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Volunteer at L.A. Kitchen

Give your time and work alongside L.A. Kitchen students, graduates, and chefs to transform rescued California fruits and vegetables into healthy meals that are distributed to our non-profit and community partners.

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Special events for all ages

In the last year, we worked to expand our volunteer calendar to include volunteer sessions for all ages, as well as holy days or events that are important to numerous faith traditions and liberation leaders who are important to L.A.’s deeply diverse communities. Check out our calendar of events.

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Why we do what we do

L.A. Kitchen has three main programs that tackle different issues affecting fellow Angelenos. Find out more about why we do what we do and how you can also make a change in your community.

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Neither food nor people should ever go to waste