Thank you to all the donors & volunteers!

THE PANDEMIC: More than 1 year later

The Backpacks Program is so thankful to be able to continue helping the children in our district during this time. See what we have been doing

From 3/11/2020 to 5/21/2021,

 we have distributed 

13,693 bags

provided generous holiday donations of food, toys, & gift cards!

The    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Santa Monica 

Marble Surface

La Mousse provides delicious desserts at the Thursday Night Dinners


Culver City Police Department donated toys and came out to hand-deliver toys to children.


During this holiday season: 

  • The Culver City Women's Club generously donated $15 Certificates  for each of the 155 special holiday meal bags

  • Papa John's Pizza on Sepulveda & Washington efficiently delivered 150 hot and fresh pizzas at the holiday distribution

  • Tasha & Kalia Lowitz and John Cohn distributed 100s of masks


Temple Akiba, under the direction of Sara Fields and the Tikkun Olam (social justice) committee, organized a successful food drive collecting peanut butter, canned tuna, pasta, and canned pasta sauce for the families in the Backpacks program. Your work and contribution is greatly appreciated!