Food Bank Now Available at Los Olivos Housing Site in Upland
Upland, CA – The Housing Authority in partnership with KidCare International opened a food bank at the Los Olivos community housing site ,1200 N. Campus Ave., Upland 91786. The food bank is a resource for the entire community – all are welcomed to join us each Saturday morning from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals can sign up as early as 8:00 a.m.
KidCare International gives over 20,000 pounds of nutritious food every month and feeds over 400 local children. The food bank is made possible thanks to the generous donations from of Vons, Target, Auntie Anne’s, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut, Saca’s Mediterranean Cuisine, as well as the countless volunteers who help organize and distribute the food and other donated goods.
“Partnerships and services like these are what makes our communities stronger. We are so thankful for the efforts that KidCare International provides for not only the families we serve, but the entire community,” said Maria Razo, Executive Director of the Housing Authority.
Local residents expressed their gratitude for the service. A single mother of three children said, “The KidCare food bank is more than a food bank, they encourage me. They ask how we are doing, they ask if you need anything. They give me more than food, they have given me hope.”