Category Volunteer News

Maya's Mitzvah March Madness!

Meet Maya, our Volunteer of the Month for the month of March. Maya is a truly special young lady that possesses a dedicated spirit and drive to help others, qualities not often seen among others her age. She has done…

Rookie Volunteer Makes Big Impact

Jeff has done it all. Since starting as a general volunteer at the Torrance Farmers Market in March 2015, Jeff has spent over 140 hours volunteering with Food Forward. He’s a Glean Team Leader and leads volunteers at the Torrance…

Fight Hunger During the Holidays!

Volunteering During the Holiday Season We just finished the last piece of our Halloween candy, and that means that the rest of the holidays are just around the corner. As an organization devoted to food, we could not be more…

This Volunteer is Sharing the Food Forward Love

We’re so happy to introduce our Volunteer of the Month for November, Kelsie Silva-Neto! Kelsie jumped on board the Food Forward family this past February and has already made a huge impact. She’s an experienced Glean Team Leader and Community Ambassador, and when…

Volunteering Across Los Angeles County

Rosanna, at right, at the Calabasas Farmers Market Meet our Volunteer of the Month for October, Rosanna O’Guynn! Rosanna joined Food Forward in the summer of 2014 as a volunteer at our Farmers Market Recovery Gleans, and never looked back.…

UCLA Students Join The Food Movement

Do you know what Food Forward, the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, Chipotle, and your child’s school all have in common? No? Well, I didn’t know either until I took UCLA’s Food Studies and Food Justice course this summer. Turns…

Volunteer of the Month: Ashton Yoon

Say hello to our August Volunteer of the Month, Ashton Yoon! Ashton is an all around superstar Super Volunteer. When she is not busy with school, she is volunteering with our Backyard Harvest as a Property Scout and with our Farmers…