Did you stock up on too much food for the holidays? Any Thanksgiving non-perishable leftovers? Make the most out of it and donate to these local food drives. According to the L.A. Regional Food Bank, the most coveted food products are rice, beans, canned meat, canned vegetables, canned fruits and peanut butter. Turn the page for a compilation of local food drives — and if you know of more, please let us know in the comments section.
Through Dec. 30, Denny's will give away a stack of pancakes to those who bring in one food item to the following locations:
Diamond Bar – 21316 E. Pathfinder Road
Pico Rivera – 8600 Whittier Blvd.
San Dimas – 548 W. Arrow Highway
Whittier – 11891 Whittier Blvd.
Whittier – 8425 S. Pioneer Blvd.
Community Bank's food drives end on Dec. 30. Luckily, there are a number of locations throughout Southern California but many of the banks close at 4 p.m.
Yoga Works offers donors something in return for generosity: bring in five non-perishable food items and receive a free week of yoga classes. Yoga Works has a number of locations throughout L.A., including Santa Monica, El Segundo, Westwood, Westlake and Tarzana. They're accepting donations anytime before Dec. 31.
The Alexandria II Bookstore in Pasadena runs an ongoing food drive at 170 S. Lake Ave. Suite 100.