Nonprofit

My Friends House, Inc.

My Friends House works to improve nutrition and wellness in South Los Angeles. We offer a healthy food pantry, healthy cooking classes, nurse screen clinics, and an urban garden.

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3 Submitted Ideas

  • LIVE ·2020 Grants Challenge

    Food Pantry Selection Driven by Health Need

    Many Food Pantries in Los Angeles are well supplied due to outstanding Regional Food Banks and generous restaurants. How well matched is the food to the true nutritional needs of food pantry clients? By searching medical records, emergency room visits, and doing blood tests, our goal is to identify true nutritional deficiencies and work to meet that specific need.

  • LIVE ·2019 Grants Challenge

    Healthy Food and Healthy Cooking in South Los Angeles

    A multi-faceted approach to fresh and healthy food access in South Los Angeles using food pantries, cooking classes, food demonstrations, and advocacy.

  • LIVE ·2018 Grants Challenge

    Healthy Food and Healthy Lives in South Los Angeles

    Increase the amount of fresh healthy food that is distributed to families in South Los Angeles by involving more Angelenos in the donation, collection, and growth of the food.