Posted By Administration,
Monday, October 21, 2019
What a great day of volunteering at the LA Regional Food Bank in Commerce! The ThinkLA community joined forces with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank as a community of LA-based advertising, marketing and technology professionals to help provide food for thousands in need in the greater-LA area.
Thanks to the awesomevolunteers, we made 3,696 meal kits for children and seniors in the LA area!
What a great day of volunteering at the LA Regional Food Bank in Commerce! With 50+ ThinkLA and AMA-Los Angelesvolunteers, we sorted and folded over 5,000 boxes - enough boxes to store food for 5,936 people in the LA area!
Many thanks to Supa Coffee for providing the morning energy, and to Vox DJ's (DJ Hudd!!) for keeping the party going while we worked!
We can't tell you enough how much we appreciate your hard work at the LA Food Bank on Saturday... What an amazing turnout! The wonderful folks at the LA Food Bank told us that this was the biggest day they have ever seen. We sorted 50,190 lb of food, to create 41,657 meals!
Special thanks to Coffee Connection for the coffee and to Sabio Mobile for the delicious morning pastries. Thank you also to KIND Snacks for the snacks and to DJs Joe Kim and Nick Mariano for keeping us motivated... and to Seoul Sausage for the yummy afterparty snacks!
On March 21st, over 75 ThinkLA volunteers from the LA Ad industry joined forces and volunteered their time at the LA Regional Food Bank. We helped create 4,400 nourishing food packs consisting of cereal, peanut butter, canned foods and juices that will go to senior care services all around Los Angeles.
Special thanks to Amazebowls for serving up delicious acai bowls to the volunteers and to Onward Search, the DJ sponsor, for bringing in 10+ volunteers and for the awesome DJ that kept us moving: Nick Samias.
Our next Can Jam is set for mid-November. Check our Events Page for updates.
Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers and sponsors!
Food Truck Sponsor
ABOUT THE LA FOOD BANK:
The Mission of the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is to Mobilize Resources to Fight Hunger in Our Community. Their vision is that no one goes hungry in Los Angeles County. To fulfill this, they source, acquire and distribute food, and other products to needy people with the help of partnering agencies and Food Bank programs. They also conduct hunger education and awareness campaigns and advocate for public policies that alleviate hunger.