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.

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