What Feeding a Community Can Look Like Behind the Scenes

Take a Look at the Bounty; End of Year FEMA funds for the Jerry Larson Food Basket

Фͼ’s HIV/AIDS Services department received a large amount of end-of-year funding from FEMA, MAC Cosmetics, and Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS. With these resources, the Jerry Larson Food Basket (JLFB) was able to purchase food pantry items for HIV/AIDS Services clients.  This money was also used towards meeting the HIV/AIDS Service food quality improvement project, increasing the offerings of culturally appropriate and diet restricted foods.

We received a massive food delivery at the end of December. Special shout-out to Food Basket Manager, Barry Noll who came in over the holidays to receive the food and the HIV/AIDS Services Case Managers who unloaded four trucks of food in one day, while still attending to their busy client schedules. On January 4, 2024, eighteen Volunteers and corporate partners worked to sort and prepare the food for distribution to our community. It takes a village!

Thank you to all who helped make this robust amount of food accessible to those in our community who need it most!