LA2050 Grants Challenge applications are open now through June 28th, 2024.
2023 Grants Challenge

The Power of Wellness Team Effort

We are committed to our residents of Los Angeles County most challenged communities. To help coordinate efforts in navigating community resources and provide free food distribution and wellness programs to residents. Our programs provide individuals and families with free services and linkage to resources designed to promote and provide health, healing, and wellbeing. All activities are free and open that meet the unique needs for the community.


What is the primary issue area that your application will impact?

Income Inequality

In which areas of Los Angeles will you be directly working?

South LA

In what stage of innovation is this project, program, or initiative?

Expand existing project, program, or initiative

What is your understanding of the issue that you are seeking to address?

Our team efforts help us make sure no child goes to bed hungry, Together we can do more. Our mission to end food insecurity with food distribution and wellness programs, providing services to Los Angeles County most challenged communities. Currently servicing over 75 families, 50 trauma youth and homeless adults daily.

Describe the project, program, or initiative this grant will support to address the issue.

Our commitment to provide access to free fresh groceries and monthly community engagement events offering free resources focusing on individual needs. Also providing safe space for individual healing and volunteer services. Our team efforts supporting Quality Living For All and committed to "making sure no gets left behind." Funding for our food distribution and wellness program targets 6 locations throughout Los Angeles County, your support helps our team continue to work 7 days a week. Site location 1- Gonzaque Village 2- Avalon Gardens 3- Nickerson Gardens 4- 10214 S. Main Los Angeles Ca 5- Vermont district homeless encampments 6- Down Town LA Skid row homeless encampments

Describe how Los Angeles County will be different if your work is successful.

With our community supports based volunteering service program The POW Team "The Power of Wellness Team Efforts" help us provide services throughout Los Angeles County Most Challenged Communities. This opportunity of work represents the importance of equality. Our vision for service to provide quality living for all with sustainable resources creating long term benefits to support community wealth

What evidence do you have that this project, program, or initiative is or will be successful, and how will you define and measure success?

As we continue to build capacity for the needs of our service providing free food distribution by request and providing free tabling for agencies partnerships at our community wellness event. We take measurements of impact by collecting names and numbers of participants. Each site of events is provided with sign in sheet, useful tool that help build our data base and serve as an outreach opportunities to connect with residents we service.

Approximately how many people will be impacted by this project, program, or initiative?

Direct Impact: 406

Indirect Impact: 1,000