Pacoima Food Pantries

Note: Pantry distribution dates and times are subject to change. Please call the pantry to verify that this information is current. Most pantries serve according to geographical service area. Food pantry clients should bring photo identification with them to the pantry. The identification should show client’s current residential address. Some pantries have an application process […]

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Welfare Warriors and Mommy Bloggers

@helpamotherout  @jessicagottlieb Today we are going to explore groups of people who  found a way to use their voices to 1. Be heard 2. Change their corner of the world to make it nicer for everyone. Let’s start with my favorite combination of these two groups:” It can take an average of $1,100 a year […]

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more wristbands for the Health Clinic in Downtown

The Downtown Los Angeles RAM clinic started today at 6 am. Wristbands have been given out and still hundreds of hopeful clients are standing in line. Special Notice: Additional Wristband Distribution is Wednesday April 28 Remote Area Medical® (RAM) will distribute a limited number of wristbands on Wednesday, April 28 starting at 10 a.m. on the east […]

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USICH : What is it , why do I give it a #fail ?

USICH stands for United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. Nothing on their page will tell you that, unless you hover over the tab in your internet browser. I literally had to Google it.  I am hoping that, as an agency , they are better at their job than they are at getting their name out […]

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

I heard the PSA for SNAP today. It was good, reduced stigma and answered basic questions. You do not need to be on Cash Aid to qualify for Food Stamps. The state Food stamp program is SNAP and it is no longer composed of paper coupons that look like Monopoly money. The application can be […]

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