Los Angeles Football Club have initiated ways to help the local community during the coronavirus shutdown, including opening the Black & Gold Community Fund. The latest step in the process is the launch this month of the LAFC Food Delivery Service program, intended to give local families free meals from the club’s bar and restaurant partners.
The program will give families in need 16 meals through twice-weekly deliveries. The program is an extension of a previous program with local restaurant partner Seoul Sausage, which began feeding families in need in mid-April.
Now, all of LAFC’s partners are involved, and if you want to support these businesses yourself, you can grab takeout and in some cases order delivery:
- Seoul Sausage – Downtown LA
- Bludso’s BBQ – Mid-City
- Casa De Pancho Mexican Grill – Walnut
- The Garage On Motor – Culver City
- Fresh Off The Hook – Whittier
- JP23 – Fullerton
- La Chuperia – Boyle Heights
- Q Club – Oxnard
- R Bar – Long Beach
An LAFC spokesperson told Angels on Parade the program is currently feeding a handful of families, with plans to ramp up the program. Those who want to be considered for the program, be they supporters, part-time staff or any other relationship to the club, can apply at the Black & Gold Community Fund landing page. Those not in immediate need who want to donate to help support the program can go to the same Community Fund page to make a donation of any amount.
If you are a bar or restaurant not affiliated with LAFC and want to get involved in the Food Delivery Service program, you can contact Aubrey Freckman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The service rotates providers each week, with the spreads being quite extensive, giving a family of four enough food to last until the next delivery. Here’s an example from Seoul Sausage.
In addition to the food, the club gives the families free LAFC merchandise and a personalized note with each delivery.
The club stressed to Angels on Parade they are interested in extending the program, so if you are in need or know someone who is, please apply on the Black & Gold Community Fund page. Spread the word and help people who need to eat in this difficult time.
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