Urban Partners LA is featured on NBC News: Reporter Christine Kim visited our food bank and spoke to recipients who waited in line since midnight for our doors to open at 7am. We’re sounding an urgent alarm for help to immediately distribute food to families in need in Koreatown. #covid19 DONATE: https://charity.gofundme.com/…/covid-19-emergency-food-assi…VOLUNTEER: bit.ly/uplafoodbank Watch the coverage on NBC Channel […]Read More >>
UPLA on KPFK: How A Food Bank Is Mobilizing To Feed The Hungry
Watch Urban Partners Los Angeles board member Trinity Tran talk with Sonali Kolhatkar on Rising Up with Sonali / KPFK Radio on our large-scale operation which feeds thousands of seniors and low-income families in the highest density district in Los Angeles. With the COVID-19 pandemic creating further strain on the poor and working class, our […]Read More >>
UPLA on CBS 2 / KCAL 9 : Free Grocery Giveaway Helps Families Impacted By Coronavirus Pandemic
CBS 2 / KCAL 9 News covered our large-scale operation to combat food insecurity and hunger in Koreatown during the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the news segment here.Read More >>
Volunteers Needed for Emergency Food Assistance
The pandemic IS NOT an equal opportunity virus. As the reality of the catastrophic effects of COVID-19 sink in, Los Angeles citizens with jobs that allow them to work from home, who have extra savings in the bank and most all access to quality health care and early testing for the virus are becoming more […]Read More >>
La Posada 2019 Celebration!
Every year, Urban Partners Los Angeles hosts our La Posada event, a traditional Mexican Christmas celebration with food and music for neighborhood children and their families. This year was our biggest and best event yet! We’re thankful to our board members, volunteers and donors who helped organize a very special and memorable Posada. As community organizers, we’re deeply […]Read More >>
Urban Partners Los Angeles on ABC 7 News!
Our volunteer Executive Director Rochelle McAdam was featured on ABC 7 News discussing our Groceries for our Neighbors food bank. Reporter Anabel Munoz covers the Trump administration’s rollback of food stamp benefits which will affect 200,000 low-income Californians. Watch the coverage on ABC 7 News. Over the past year, we’ve seen a 40% increase in […]Read More >>
Assemblymember Miguel Santiago at Groceries for our Neighbors!
Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (AD-53) stopped by Groceries for our Neighbors this morning to see our program in action and learn more about our extensive food distribution program! Groceries for our Neighbors is the largest food bank in the HopeNet food network. We have proudly served our underprivileged neighbors in the Koreatown and Westlake communities of […]Read More >>
Urban Partners LA partners with Sierra Club for a field trip!
We had an exciting month including a field trip hosted by Sierra Club Los Angeles! The Sierra Club provided an incredible opportunity for UPLA’s students to explore nature and wildlife at El Dorado Park in Long Beach! Inspiring Connections Outdoors (of the Los Angeles Sierra Club chapter) is an all volunteer, nonprofit organization whose purpose […]Read More >>
Boardmember Fundraiser for Without Limits!
UPLA Board Member Jeff Stanzler is doing a fundraiser to benefit the Without Limits Tutoring program! We’re partnering with LegalZoom to match funds. Every donation will go a long way in helping the inner-city kids at Urban Partners with tutors, school supplies and other classroom needs! Read Jeff’s incredible story: My family and I have […]Read More >>
Rochelle McAdam receives the McAdam Service Award!
Our Executive Director Rochelle McAdam received the first ever McAdam Service Award from the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles! The Award was named after Rochelle for her tireless dedication and service to improving the lives of underprivileged communities in Los Angeles for the past four decades! Thank you Rochelle for continuing to inspire countless […]Read More >>