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A number of food banks for striking janitors have gone up around town, where donations of canned and other nonperishable foods are welcome. Donations are tax-deductible, as are direct financial contributions to either the food bank or the janitors’ strike fund. Checks for the strike fund (non-deductible) should be addressed to:


 


SEIU Local 1877, Strike Fund


1247 W. Seventh St.


Los Angeles, CA 90017


 


Checks to the food bank should be sent to:


 


Labor Community Services


SEIU Local 1877 Strikers


2130 W. James M. Wood Blvd.


Los Angeles, CA 90006


 


Canned goods and other nonperishable food items can be dropped off at the L.A. Weekly, 6715 Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The following food banks are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:


 


Service Employees Local 434B


2515 W. Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles


 


Communications Workers Local 9000


5855 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles


 


Communications Workers Local 9503


9155 Alabama Ave., Unit A, Chatsworth


 


AFSCME Local 1117


1618 Gramercy Ave., Torrance


 


Machinists Local 777


319 W. Broadway, Long Beach


 


NABET Local 53


1918 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank


 


Teamsters Local 396


880 Oak Park Road, No. 200, Covina


 


Updates to these listings, as available, will be posted on the L.A. Weekly Web site. Information can also be obtained by calling food-bank coordinators at (213) 427-9044.

LA Weekly