Refrigerated trucks pick up food twice each day
After collecting food from over 20 locations the trucks unload the donated groceries at HOY
Grocery boxes and bags are packed with the day's donations and supplemented from the HOY pantry
Filling the day's boxes and baskets is a big job and requires many helping hands.
Double checking the boxes and bags to make sure they are ready for our 60+ families each day.
The groceries are ready for pick by clients or delivery by our refrigerated trucks. Its 2:00 p.m. and 60+ families are waiting.
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Food Outreach Facts
Food Outreach Program
House of Yahweh
How do we collect, package and deliver food for our clients?
Monday through Saturday each week the House of Yahweh (HOY) refrigerated trucks make 2 trips daily to visit our 29 generous suppliers. They pick up fresh produce, dairy products, bread / bakery items, meat, fish and other essentials foods that are donated to HOY. Our staff sorts and processes these food stuffs and repackages them in grocery boxes and bags for our Food Outreach and Emergency Food clients.
Six days a week, every week of the year our staff creates over 230 grocery boxes and bags. This massive quantity of groceries are distributed to our clients in the afternoon. It is a big and important job.
What is Emergency Food and how can I receive it?
Emergency food can be received once a month by calling the HOY Office (310-675-1384) from 9:00am - 10:00am. The first 10 callers are accepted and can come to HOY that day between 3:00pm - 3:30pm. If a lot of surplus food exists then additional clients (above 10) are accepted. A picture ID must be provided.
How much food am I allowed?
The quantity of food distributed to each client is determined by the amount of food donated and the number of people being provided for within the family.
How do I sign up to receive food?
To apply for the Food Outreach program pick up an application from the HOY Office. The application is taken home and when completed you need to call the HOY Office for an appointment to be interviewed. If you qualify, you will be assigned a day to pick up food once a week between 2:00pm - 3:30pm.
In kind donations have increased and HOY is privileged to be serving more clients. These additions are wonderful, but involve more cash outlay by HOY for increased labor and vehicle expense i.e., for extra trips made by our two refrigerated vehicles, etc. We certainly don’t want to turn away clients or donated food, but without additional cash donations we might have to. Would you help by becoming a monthly cash donor?
A Message from Sister Michele Morris, Executive Director
The driving force that makes the House of Yahweh successful is LOVE.
One act of kindness done out of love is eternal.
Without love -- acts, no matter how good, are just that – acts.
Thank you for supporting HOY with your loving acts of kindness these past 34 years!
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The House of Yahweh (HOY) is a non-profit charitable corporation, providing a variety of services for the poor and needy in the South Bay community. HOY rules for acceptance and participation in our program are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.
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