Over the last several months during the COVID-19 crisis, Second Harvest Food Bank and OC Food Bank have seen record volumes of food distribution. As the crisis continues, it is likely that the demand for food assistance will continue to increase.
I participated today in a food drive today in support of Save Our Youth (SOY). The food drive was sponsored by my friend, Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris, who represents California’s 74th Assembly District. Thank you, Cottie, for this opportunity to help others!
As we work together to fight back against COVID-19, there are many volunteer organizations in our community looking for additional resources and support. In particular, many families in Orange County are in need of food. Blood centers are also in urgent need.
Here are some organizations that could use your help right now:
Community Action Partnership of Orange County (CAPOC) w/ Orange County Food Bank
11870 Monarch St.
Garden Grove, CA 92841
Possible volunteer tasks: Box and deliver lunches.
1200 N Knollwood Circle
Anaheim, CA 92801
Possible volunteer tasks: Drivers and donations.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County
8014 Marine Way
Irvine, CA 92618
Possible volunteer tasks: Harvest Truck Brigade, Field Distribution Team, Donations.
Red Cross (Desert to the Sea Region)
Multiple locations: please visit the website for a location close to you.
Possible volunteer tasks: Blood donation.
1231 E Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92831
Possible volunteer tasks: Transporting, sorting, stocking food.
During this time of crisis, it is important that we all look out for our fellow community members.
If you have any questions or need assistance connecting to other community resources, please contact my Senior Executive Assistant, Alli Binder at email@example.com.
See also: My up-to-date COVID-19 Resources and Information Page.
Please wear a mask in public and practice social distancing. Let’s work together to stop the spread of COVID-19 so we can all return to work, school, and our normal lives!
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