Update: April 22, 2022
Our nonprofit status was approved by the IRS in December 2021 with a back date of March 2021.
We also received another grant from Growing The Table to Distribute 7000-11,000 pounds of produce for 12 weeks. The program ends on June 1, 2022.
Update: July 10, 2021
We would like to thank Weight Watchers for donating $5000 and hundreds of units of kitchenware.
Update: April 22, 2021
https://fb.watch/51dRqe0QYL/ Video about our Tuesday distribution on Radio Jornalera. NDLON (National Day Laborers Organizing Network) and one of their partner orgs from San Francisco. Short interview with Susan Park “This is how we build community”. We also demand that migrant children at the border be released and reunited with the parents and families.
We’ve committed $3000 per month for NHPI (Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islander) communities for the rest of the year. The money will be used to purchase heritage foods such as Fijian taro roots, green bananas, mangos, etc.. NHPI are indigenous/Native peoples.
AAPI NHPI (Asian American Pacific Islander Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander)
We’ve add another distribution spot in South Central LA, Watts.
Update: April 19, 2021 https://www.growingthetable.org/news/a-diverse-coalition-of-las-communities-call-for-access-to-fresh-culturally-relevant-food-beyond-the-pandemic
Susan Park was on a Sundance Panel https://youtu.be/Z1ygF9bBw08
We are excited to announce that we got grants from Growing The Table https://www.growingthetable.org/about and The California Community Foundation through the Cares Act.
Los Angeles Times article about Susan Park turning her restaurant into a Food Bank https://www.latimes.com/food/story/2020-05-08/revolutionario-food-bank-unhoused-seniors
Rafu Shimpo “PAYING THE GOOD FORTUNE FORWARD”
“Susan Park hasn’t forgotten the kindness of others, and is sharing the love in a time of crisis”