LLCS Food Recovery Program
LLCS Food Recovery Program has been running almost ten years, starting with weekly bread pickup from a North Van bakery. Most recently, through collaboration with FoodMesh Network and FoodRescue Network, the program has delivered thousands of pounds of food to inner-city school children, families, seniors and homeless each month in partnership with local food producers, distributors and community agencies.
COMMUNITY RECIPIENT AGENCIES:
A Loving Spoonful, Covenant House, First United Church, Lookout Housing Society: Yukon House Centre, Open Door Catholic Men’s Shelter, Oppenheimer Park, PTT Temple – Seniors, Raincity Housing: Triage Kitchen & Coquitlam Shelter, Salvation Army shelters: Belkin House, Grace Mansion & Harbour Light, TCMG Fairy Grandmothers in Tri-Cities, Union Gospel Mission; FOOD BANKS: Abbotsford Food Bank, Muslim Food Bank, Richmond Food Bank, Single Parents Food Bank of Coquitlam; and INNER CITY SCHOOLS & FAMILIES: Admiral Seymour Elementary, Britannia Elementary, Hastings Elementary, Grandview Elementary, Langley Secondary, Ray-Cam CoOperative Centre & Daycare, Strathcona Community Centre, Thunderbird Elementary, Tillicum Annex School and Xpey’ Elementary, Downtown Eastside Women’s Emergency Shelter, New Fountain Shelter
The program delivers over 1,200 lbs grocery foods each month to Belkin House Shelter. Just in this month, a recent delivery of 8 pallets premium French foods to Belkin House worth more than $90,000.Belkin House to Lotus Light Nov 2019
A thank you letter to Master Lian Tzi from Alvin Chong Director of Community Development Belkin House Shelter, Lotus Light Food Recovery Program partner.
LLCS is recruiting Food Recovery Driver
As the program continues expanding, we need more volunteers to support by helping pickups and deliveries. Please sign up with the program coordinator Gia, or to Sean if you have a vehicle, and could spread a few hours each week to help.