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Pasadena Food Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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We are putting together this ongoing list of organizations and businesses who are offering food donations and other free food service such as food deliveries plus food banks and pantries during the COVID-19 crisis. Please let us know details of anyone we have missed, the list will be ongoing until we have collectively flattened the curve. Thank you!

You can find a similar list on the official Pasadena City Council website. The City of Pasadena COVID-19 official help and resources page can be found here.

In addition, if you are suffering from food insecurity or need other assistance, call 211 to connect to the appropriate service.

Telephone Hotline: 2-1-1 – “211 LA is the central source for providing information and referrals for all health and human services in LA County. The 2-1-1 phone line is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, with trained Community Resource Advisors prepared to offer help with any situation, any time. The community services go far beyond phone referrals – explore the website to learn more. If you are calling from outside Los Angeles County or cannot directly dial 2-1-1, call (800) 339-6993.”

WHO: NOOR
WHAT: Community Soup To-Go
WHEN: Every Friday From 3:00 PM till 5:00 PM
CONTACT: (626) 793-4518 | Contact Form

WHO: LA COUNTY PARTNERSHIP WITH EVERYTABLE AND ACCESS SERVICES
WHAT: Emergency Senior Meals Response Program
WHEN: Meal Delivery
CONTACT: (213) 263-5226 – Call between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM
NOTE: For Angelino’s not currently participating in any other meals programs

WHO: FOOTHILL UNITY CENTER
WHAT: Food Distribution
WHERE: 191 N. Oak Avenue, Pasadena
WHEN: Tuesdays – 9:00 AM to 11.30 AM | Wednesdays – 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM | Fridays – 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
CONTACT: info@foothillunitycenter.org | (626) 584-7420
NOTE: Foothill Unity Center is in need of donations and volunteers

WHO: SOUTH PASADENA SENIOR CENTER
WHAT: Senior Lunch Program & Meals on Wheels
WHEN: CALL Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to make arrangements
CONTACT: (626) 403-7360

WHO: PASADENA SENIOR CENTER
WHAT: Meals at Home Pasadena
WHEN: Pick up 5 lunches every Tuesday
CONTACT: (626) 960-2995

WHO: LA COUNTY WDACS
WHAT: Critical Delivery Service
WDACS has launched a free pickup and delivery program for older adults and individuals with disabilities. The Countywide program, called Critical Delivery Service, will deliver groceries, household items, and other vital necessities to individuals who are unable to leave their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Items may be delivered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at no cost to the client. No application process is required, however, items must be pre-paid and ready for pickup.
WHEN: Deliveries may be scheduled by calling between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
CONTACT: 1(888) 863-7411
NOTE: Clients may utilize this service up to four times or 40 miles per month, whichever comes first.

WHO: PASADENA ARMENIAN CENTER COVID-19 EMERGENCY TASK FORCE
WHAT: Food Deliveries
WHEN: Call for Information
CONTACT: 626-486-2577 x1

WHO: SALVATION ARMY PASADENA
WHAT: Food Donation & Other Services | A Partner of the LA Food Bank
WHEN: Call for Information
WHERE: 960 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, California 91106 | Call First for Information
CONTACT: (626) 773-4400

WHO: HOLY FAMILY CHURCH GIVING BANK
WHAT: Food Donation
WHEN: Mondays through Fridays – 9 AM to 3 PM
WHERE: 1501 Fremont Avenue, South Pasadena, CA 91030
CONTACT: (626) 403-6140 | marlenemoore@holyfamily.org

WHO: PASADENA PARKS, RECREATION & COMMUNITY SERVICES
WHAT: To-Go Meals Donated by Local Restaurants
WHEN: Wednesdays – 5 PM to 6:30 PM
WHERE: Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena
CONTACT: (626) 744-7300

WHO: PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
WHAT: Drive-Through Meals (Breakfast & Lunch) Pickup for Children Under the Age of 18
WHEN: Monday to Friday – 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
WHERE: Drive-Through Meals Service is taking place at the following schools:

  • John Muir High School, 1905 Lincoln Ave, Pasadena
  • Madison Elementary, 515 Ashtabula St, Pasadena
  • McKinley K-8 School, 325 S Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena
  • Norma Coombs Elementary, 2600 Paloma St, Pasadena
  • Wilson Middle School, 300 S. Madre St, Pasadena
  • Eliot Arts Magnet Academy, 2184 N. Lake Ave, Altadena

CONTACT: (626) 396-3680
NOTE: Drive-Through Meals will take place in parking lot or bus lane of each school. PUSD requests you stay in your car and meals will be passed to you.

WHO: FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
WHAT: Food Pantry
WHEN: Wednesdays – 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
WHERE: 3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd, Pasadena
CONTACT: (626) 351-9631
NOTE: Proof of residency in Sierra Madre, Pasadena or Altadena required | Call first in case hours have changed

WHO: HILL AVENUE GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH
WHAT: Food Pantry
WHEN: Saturdays – 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
WHERE: 73 N. Hill Ave, Pasadena (The Food Pantry is located at the west end of church campus, off of Holliston Avenue)
CONTACT: (626) 792-4169

WHO: HARVEST VILLAGE IN CONJUNCTION WITH PASADENA HEALTH DEPT. & FOOD BANKS
WHAT: Food Bank Delivery Support
CONTACT: (626) 714-7722 – Call between 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM daily
NOTE:Helping families that have members with compromised immune systems, elderly, and children newborn to 10 years of age

WHO: PASADENA CHURCH
WHAT: Care Packages
CONTACT: (626) 794-2951 or Fill out the Online Form
NOTE: Pasadena Church is able to make care package deliveries within 15 miles of their location in Pasadena.

WHO: LAKE AVENUE CHURCH
WHAT: Food Delivery Help & Other Services
CONTACT: (626) 844-4700 or Fill out the Online Form

WHO: LINCOLN AVENUE CHURCH
WHAT: Food Bank Giveaways
WHERE: 1180 N. Lincoln Ave, Pasadena
CONTACT: (626) 798-9163 or Fill out the Online Form

WHO: FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
WHAT: Help with Food & Other Services
WHERE: 500 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
CONTACT: (626) 796-0157 or Fill out the Online Form

WHO: ST ANDREW’S CATHOLIC CHURCH
WHAT: Food Pantry
WHEN: Senior Pantry – Wednesdays 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM | Family Pantry – Saturdays 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM
WHERE: 140 Chestnut St, Pasadena
CONTACT: (626) 792-4183

WHO: TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH
WHAT: Food Bank
WHEN: Saturdays 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
WHERE: 997 E. Walnut St, Pasadena
CONTACT: (626) 792-1212 or Email trinityelca@att.net

Many restaurants in our community are donating food to Pasadena and LA food banks. Please consider supporting local businesses by ordering their food delivery services. A full list of restaurants offering delivery services is available on the Visit Pasadena website.

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