Basic Needs & Social Services

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)

July 7, 2023
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Founded in 1965, Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) improves the quality of life for 28,000 economically disadvantaged residents of…

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Our Big Kitchen LA

November 17, 2022
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Founded in 2020, Our Big Kitchen Los Angeles (OBKLA) operates a community-run, industrial kosher kitchen (located in the Pico-Robertson area)…

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Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

November 1, 2022
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Founded in 1963, Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) is a state-wide family service organization working to improve socioeconomic conditions among…

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St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

January 1, 2022
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Founded in 1977, St. Vincent Senior Nutrition Program dba St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (SVMOW) prepares and delivers nutritious meals…

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Tzedek America

January 1, 2021
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Founded in 2014, Tzedek America’s mission is to transform lives, strengthen Jewish identity, and change the world through immersive social…

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Heart of Los Angeles Inc.

January 1, 2021
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Founded in 1989, Heart of Los Angeles Youth Inc. (HOLA) provides underserved youth with afterschool programs in academics, arts, and…

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Aish Tamid of Los Angeles

January 1, 2021
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Founded in 2001, Aish Tamid of Los Angeles (Aish Tamid) helps at-risk Jewish teens and young adults (predominantly Orthodox) find…

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Shalom Institute: Camp and Conference Center

January 1, 2021
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Founded in 1951, Shalom Institute: Camp and Conference Center (Shalom Institute) is a premier center for year-round experiential Jewish education,…

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Downtown Women’s Center

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 1978, Downtown Women’s Center’s (DWC) mission is to end women’s homelessness in greater Los Angeles through housing, wellness,…

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JVS SoCal

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 1931 in the midst of the Great Depression, JVS SoCal was created to serve job seekers who were…

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A New Way of Life Reentry Project

January 1, 2020
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A New Way of Life Reentry Project provides women exiting prison (primarily women of color) with a safe, welcoming and…

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Touch of Kindness (dba Tomchei Shabbos)

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 1977, Tomchei Shabbos aims to alleviate challenges facing families living an observant life in Greater Los Angeles, with…

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Venice Family Clinic

January 1, 2020
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Pico Union Project

January 1, 2020
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Pico Union Project brings together different faiths and communities through its multi-faith cultural arts programming. Located in the diverse Pico…

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Chai Lifeline

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 1987, Chai Lifeline is the international health support organization whose emotional, social, and financial support enables ill children,…

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Latet Israeli Humanitarian Aid

January 1, 2020
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Latet is the largest organization combating poverty and food insecurity in Israel. Acting as an umbrella organization for 180 local…

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Project Angel Food

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 1989, Project Angel Food cooks and delivers over 600,000 nutritious meals each year, free of charge, to the…

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Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade

January 1, 2020
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Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade is a longtime grassroots nonprofit based in South Los Angeles, focuses on addressing the unmet needs…

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Children’s Institute

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 1906, Children’s Institute (CII) is one of the oldest and largest agencies in Southern California dedicated to serving…

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Los Angeles LGBT Center

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 1969, the Los Angeles LGBT Center (the Center) was the first openly LGBTQ nonprofit and currently is the…

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Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 1973, Los Angeles Regional Food Bank (LARFB) distributes food and other essentials to children, seniors, families and other…

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American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

January 1, 2020
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The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is the leading Jewish humanitarian organization, working in 70 countries to lift lives…

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Anti-Recidivism Coalition

January 1, 2020
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Anti-Recidivism Coalition works to end mass incarceration and reduce recidivism rates in California through justice-reform advocacy, re-entry support, mentoring, counseling,…

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Jewish Free Loan Association

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 1904, Jewish Free Loan Association (JFLA) provides interest-free, no-fee loans to individuals and families from Jewish and other…

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Sharsheret

January 1, 2020
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Founded in 2001, Sharsheret supports Jewish women and families living with or at risk for breast or ovarian cancer. As the…

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