Our most significant task is providing nutritional goods for the elderly. Presently, the number of families benefiting from this program within the Los Angeles area exceeds 10000. The food is acquired from USDA, and distributed to various locations. Food is also given to the homeless, who would otherwise have no means of attaining nutrition. This process of distribution is carried out by volunteers on a monthly basis. The program thus serves in aiding people in need, such as the elderly and the homeless, to receive the nutritional requirements necessary for a proper and healthy life.
California Community Care serves hundreds of certified organizations daily throughout California. Food is distributed to abused children and women shelters, crisis centers, childcare centers, adult care centers, senior centers, homes for troubled youth, homeless shelters, substance abuse centers, emergency box programs.
FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM
AGENCY DONATION FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM California Community Care offers supplemental food assistance to Hundreds of organizations. CCC distributes Quality food at no charge, and asks only for a modest contribution from the agencies to help defray the cost of transportation of selected foods.
FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE California Community Care provides needed USDA surplus commodities such as infant formulas, flour, cornmeal, pinto beans and butter to low-income clients. In 2003, CCC channeled over 7 million pounds of food from this program to local organizations completely free of charge. This USDA program receives annual congressional approval.
NETWORK PROGRAM This model CCC program provides nutritious food biweekly to over 5000 needy seniors at 37 different distribution sites and delivers food to 100ds homebound seniors. The CCC operates one of the largest programs in the State and is unique in that there is no annual fee charge to recipients. This program is made possible through the commitment of dedicated volunteers who sort, bag and distribute the food at the various sites.
SECOND HELPINGS PROGRAM California Community Care picks up and delivers nutritious foods from donor to agency. This innovative program channeled over 50,000 pounds of donated food to local organizations completely free of charge in 2003.
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