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FAQ'S

  • Where does the food come from?
    At OBKLA, we prioritize providing healthy and delicious meals to those in need. We only source the finest, freshest ingredients from the market to create our meals. Our culinary team, led by experienced Chefs, carefully curates our menus to ensure optimal nutrition and maximum flavor in every bite. We believe everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, which is why we go above and beyond to provide only the best to those we serve.
  • What types of meals do we make?
    We are committed to making wholesome, balanced, nutritious hot meals. Our menu consists of a variety of options such as meatballs, chicken fajitas, tofu teriyaki stir-fries, and our highly-regarded OBKLA chocolate chip cookies. To ensure that our meals are well-received, we gather feedback from our recipients to continually improve and tailor our offerings.
  • How many meals do you provide annually?
    In 2022, our dedicated team cooked and distributed over 27,000 meals to families in need throughout Los Angeles. This significant accomplishment was made possible through our staff and volunteers' hard work and commitment. In 2023 we will produce close to 100,000 meals for those in need.
  • Where do the meals go?
    We regularly provide meals to the following charities: Pico union Project Mercy Housing The People Concern Venice Family Clinic Global Kindness Safe Parking LA Student MOJO Wisdom Circle Senior Support Shabbat Kits Ohel Sara Kitchen Kol Israel Soup Kitchen Tomchei Shabbos Etta Anchor Church DTLA (Women's Refuge) Chai Lifeline Housing MV Safe Place for Youth (SPY) Worthy of Love Hope Gardens Angeles House
  • How can I help?
    Join the OBKLA movement and make a difference in our community! Whether booking a memorable team-building event, lending a helping hand as a volunteer, or supporting our mission through a donation of equipment, services, or funds, your contribution will have a lasting impact. Together, we can continue to provide hope and nourishment to those in need. Thank you for your support!
  • How do i sign up?
    You can view our volunteer opportunities once you create a volunteer profile with us. Click here to sign up.
  • Do you see a growing demand for meal donations?
    The unfortunate reality is that there is a rising need for meals due to the growing number of individuals and families facing food insecurity. Despite the challenges, we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing nourishing meals to those in need. We are dedicated to finding new and innovative ways to meet this growing demand.
  • How does OBKLA differ from other food charities?
    At OBKLA, we're not just providing meals; we're building a community. Our mission is to bring people together and empower them through the act of giving. We believe in turning recipients into givers, fostering connection, and creating a brighter future for all.
  • Can anyone come in?
    Yes, absolutely. Join the community where everyone is welcome! Our kitchen is your home.
  • If I need food, how do I get it?
    Please email us at info@obkla.org. We will be happy to help connect you to our Charity partners.
  • Are you partners with any other charities?
    The charities we currently support can be found here.
  • How do I get to OBKLA?
    Our address is 8657 W. Pico Blvd Los Angeles 90035 Street parking is available on Pico Blvd and the surrounding side streets.
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