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!

 

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Volunteers work alongside L.A. Kitchen chefs, kitchen staff, and alumni or students from our Empower Program to transform donated produce from local farmers and wholesale companies into wholesome healthy meals. The meals are distributed to our charitable partners that serve Los Angeles’ aging, low­ income, and homeless populations.

Activities might include cleaning, cutting, peeling, zesting and packaging meals. Volunteers learn and practice valuable knife skills and kitchen safety protocols under the direction of trained L.A. Kitchen culinary team members. No prior kitchen prep experience is necessary.

Service days are offered Monday through Saturday.
Weekday service times: 9:00am-12:00pm &  1:00-4:00pm
Saturday service times: 9:30am-12:30pm 

Please wear a shirt with sleeves, pants, and close toe shoes. Volunteers can bring their own hat or apron, otherwise we will provide one for you.

Bring your family, friends and colleagues together at LA Kitchen with our group Kitchen Prep sessions. If you are interested in volunteering with a group please fill out a Group Volunteer Request Form.

If you can no longer attend, please let us know as soon as possible so we may offer your spot to other individuals/groups on the waiting list. Please email your cancellation at engagela@lakitchen.orgFind a date that works for you and register to join. For any further questions refer to our F.A.Qs

 

 

 

 

may

2may3:00 pm- 10:00 pmFeeding the 5000Disco Chop Party3:00 pm - 10:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

3may9:00 am- 5:00 pmFeeding the 5000Food Prep & Cooking9:00 am - 5:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

4may11:00 am- 4:00 pmFeeding the 5000Festival at Pershing Square11:00 am - 4:00 pm Pershing Square, Pershing Square Downtown, Los Angeles, United States

8may9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

8may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

9may9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

9may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

10may9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

10may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

12may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

15may9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

15may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

16may9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

16may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

17may9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

17may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

18may9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

19may9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

19may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

20may9:30 am- 12:30 pmAsian Pacific American Heritage Month : Roots Hub Farmby Kyle Tsukahira, Program Manager9:30 am - 12:30 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

22may9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

22may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

23may9:00 am- 12:00 pmGiving Tuesday AM9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

23may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

24may9:00 am- 12:00 pmWrapping Wednesday AM9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

24may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmHonoring Asian Pacific American Heritage Month : Cooking DemoChef Caroline Concha1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

27may9:30 am- 12:30 pmAsian Pacific American Heritage Month : Chinese Cooking DemoJessica Wang, Chef Representative from API Foreword Movement9:30 am - 12:30 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

30may9:00 am- 1:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 1:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

30may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

31may9:00 am- 12:00 pmWrapping Wednesday AM9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

31may1:00 pm- 4:00 pmWrapping Wednesday PM1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

 

june

1jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

2jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

2jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

3jun8:00 am- 12:00 pmLAK Garden Service8:00 am - 12:00 pm

6jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmGiving Tuesday AM9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

6jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

7jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmFamily Friendly Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

7jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

8jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

8jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

9jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

12jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

12jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

13jun4:30 pm- 8:00 pmSummer Disco ChopDisco Chop Party4:30 pm - 8:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

14jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmWrapping Wednesday AM9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

14jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmWrapping Wednesday PM1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

16jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

16jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

19jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

19jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

20jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmGiving Tuesdays AM9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

21jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmWrapping Wednesday AM9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

21jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmWrapping Wednesday PM1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

22jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

22jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

23jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

23jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

24jun9:30 am- 12:30 amHonoring Ramadan and the Diversity of the Muslim Experience in the U.S.9:30 am - 12:30 am L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

27jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

27jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

28jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

28jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

29jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

29jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

30jun9:00 am- 12:00 pmAM Kitchen Prep9:00 am - 12:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

30jun1:00 pm- 4:00 pmPM Kitchen Prep1:00 pm - 4:00 pm L.A. Kitchen, 230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031

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