About Us: Frequently Asked Questions

What is Project Angel Food?

As a nonprofit agency, we cook and deliver healthy, delicious meals and nutrition counseling free of charge to people debilitated by serious illnesses. Our philosophy is that “food is medicine” and our main goal is to help make people healthy again through proper nutrition, giving them the right foods to focus on healing and staying healthy.

Who does Project Angel Food serve?

We serve men, women and children throughout all of Los Angeles County debilitated by serious illnesses and who cannot shop or cook the food they need to survive and heal. They are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, congestive heart failure, COPD, diabetes, end stage renal disease, HIV/AIDS, stroke-cardiovascular accident and/or other serious diseases. Many are struggling with two or more illnesses. Learn more.

Who is Project Angel Food?

Our corps of 3,600+ volunteers and generous donors who fund our work are at the heart of our mission. They enable client services, administration, nutrition and kitchen staff, numbering 35, to provide life-saving meals to 2,100 seriously ill people in need.

How many meals does Project Angel Food cook and deliver?

We provide 10,000 meals each week and a total of about 520,000 meals annually. We have cooked and delivered more than 10 million meals to date.

Where are you located?

Our kitchen is in central Hollywood at 922 Vine Street between Santa Monica Blvd and Melrose Blvd. View map here. 

How does someone in need sign up for meal service?

Call our Client Services hotline at 323.845.1810 to begin the registration process. Learn more about enrollment and eligibility here. 

Can someone volunteer at Project Angel Food?

Yes. It’s a great way to make a difference in our community. Simply call Volunteer Services at 323.845.1816 or send an email with your name and contact information. We need help cooking in the kitchen, working in our Urban Gardens, at our special events and with other various projects. 

How else can I help?

You can also support our work with a tax-deductible donation. Learn more here. 

Who funds Project Angel Food?

85% of our funding comes from donations of all sizes from individuals in our community. 11% of funding comes through foundations. Just 9% of funding comes from government/public sources. View our latest financial statement here. 

Are donations eligible for a tax-deduction?

Yes. You may receive a tax-deduction for your gift. Project Angel Food is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) agency. For more information, please visit the Support section of this website.