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The S. Mark Taper Foundation will hand over a $1 million grant to Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

The S. Mark Taper Foundation will hand over a $1 million grant to Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

The S. Mark Taper Foundation has secured a $1,000,000 grant from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to help the Building Hope Campaign. This grant will help the Food Bank's efforts to combat hunger in the local community and help others in addressing the growing challenges of our communities.

With the generous support of the S. Mark Taper Foundation, the Food Bank will continue the process of transforming a warehouse in the City of Industry into a state-of-the-art food distribution facility that will enhance our capacity and efficiency. The project will include a volunteer center, a cold dock, a sustainability center, a food kit production center and a food rescue facility.

In honor of this generous grant, the new food rescue center will be named after the S. Mark Taper Foundation. The food rescue center plays a key role in the Food Bank's operations, providing space for volunteers to glean and sort donated food, and preventing perfect nutritious food from becoming food waste.

The LA Regional Food Bank, a nonprofit organization, relies on the generosity of our community to continue our essential work, according to Michael Flood, the president and CEO of Food Bank. "This transformational gift from the S. Mark Taper Foundation will help us to improve our infrastructure and benefit our neighbors in need for years to come."

The Food Bank is thankful to the S. Mark Taper Foundation for its commitment to helping people with their greatest needs. Prior to the epidemic, the Food Bank and our Partner Agency Network served roughly 300,000 people a month, but now that number is closer to 900,000.

For more information on the Food Bank's new facility, please visit the website.

ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES REGIONAL FOOD BANKThe Food Bank has been mobilizing resources to combat hunger in Los Angeles County since 1973. The Food Bank has distributed more than 1.7 billion pounds of food, the equivalent of 1.35 billion meals, since then.

David MayDirector of Marketing and Communications


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