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23Nov
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Line Outside Los Angeles Food Bank Stretches for Blocks

This video published in Yahoo News shows our food bank line at midnight, captured by our Operations Manager Carlos Marroquin. Vulnerable communities are left suffering from hunger as the pandemic rages on. Food banks like ours are dealing with food shortages as need increases and government subsidy programs scale back. https://news.yahoo.com/line-outside-los-angeles-food-183054992.html Lines stretching for blocks […]

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05Aug
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CNN Covers Urban Partners LA Food Bank

CNN’s Paul Vercammen interviews volunteer Executive Director Trinity Tran on the impact of the pandemic and loss of federal funding on low-income communities and the increased food insecurity for thousands of Angelenos.

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23Mar
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UPLA on NBC News: Urban Partners LA is Feeding Neighbors During Pandemic

Urban Partners LA is featured on NBC News: Reporter Christine Kim visited our food bank and spoke to recipients who waited in line since midnight for our doors to open at 7am. We’re sounding an urgent alarm for help to immediately distribute food to families in need in Koreatown. #covid19 DONATE: https://charity.gofundme.com/…/covid-19-emergency-food-assi…VOLUNTEER: bit.ly/uplafoodbank Watch the coverage on NBC Channel […]

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19Mar
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Volunteers Needed for Emergency Food Assistance

 The pandemic IS NOT  an equal opportunity virus. As the reality of the catastrophic effects  of COVID-19 sink in, Los Angeles citizens with jobs that allow them to work from home, who have extra savings in the bank and most all access to quality health care and early testing for the virus are becoming more […]

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23Dec
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La Posada 2019 Celebration!

Every year, Urban Partners Los Angeles hosts our La Posada event, a traditional Mexican Christmas celebration with food and music for neighborhood children and their families. This year was our biggest and best event yet! We’re thankful to our board members, volunteers and donors who helped organize a very special and memorable Posada. As community organizers, we’re deeply […]

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05Dec
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Urban Partners Los Angeles on ABC 7 News!

Our volunteer Executive Director Rochelle McAdam was featured on ABC 7 News discussing our Groceries for our Neighbors food bank. Reporter Anabel Munoz covers the Trump administration’s rollback of food stamp benefits which will affect 200,000 low-income Californians. Watch the coverage on ABC 7 News. Over the past year, we’ve seen a 40% increase in […]

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11Nov
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UPLA Welcomes New Boardmember Carlos Marroquin!

We’re so proud to announce our newest board member Carlos Marroquin, an incredible powerhouse activist and community leader. Welcome to the Urban Partners Los Angeles family, Carlos! We look forward to working with you to expand our food and education programs, strengthen our ties to the community, and to continue building a lifeline of hope for […]

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21Jul
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Assemblymember Miguel Santiago at Groceries for our Neighbors!

Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (AD-53) stopped by Groceries for our Neighbors this morning to see our program in action and learn more about our extensive food distribution program! Groceries for our Neighbors is the largest food bank in the HopeNet food network. We have proudly served our underprivileged neighbors in the Koreatown and Westlake communities of […]

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