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Category Archives: Los Angeles Volunteer

A Birthday Celebration To Fight Hunger

Sarah Spitz, a member of Food Forward’s Board of Advisors, celebrated her birthday with a glean! On Sunday, July 5th, Sarah and group of friends collected produce at three of the markets our Farmers Market Recovery Program operates at and … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Month: Ian Halsema!

Say hello to our June Volunteer of the Month: Ian Halsema! We first met Ian back in 2013 when he became a regular volunteer at our Santa Monica Wednesday Farmers Market Gleans. He soon trained as a Glean Team Leader … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Month: Judith Selby!

Meet our May Volunteer of the Month: Judith Selby! Judith and her family became harvesting trailblazers in the San Gabriel Valley by founding Fruit For All, a family focused citrus gleaning organization that began its work in 2010. When her … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Month: Ralph Peschek!

Meet our April Volunteer of the Month, Glean Team Leader all-star Ralph Peschek! Ralph started leading at the Hollywood Farmers Market in spring of 2014 and was instrumental in the launch of our Farmers Market Recovery Program at the Pasadena … Continue reading

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Volunteer of the Month for March: Robin Wolfe!

Meet our March Volunteer of the Month: Robin Wolfe! Robin began volunteering with Food Forward back in 2011, and officially trained as a Pick Leader in the summer of 2014. If you want to see someone who truly LOVES being … Continue reading

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