What to Know
A $5 donation will provide 20 meals to an individual and $10 will provide 40 meals to an individual
One in eight Californians are struggling with hunger, and one in five are children
You can help by shopping at your Ralphs or Food 4 Less supermarket and make a donation
To support families in need of food, NBC4 teamed up with Ralphs and Food 4 Less supermarkets throughout Southern California to help feed the hungry with the “Help 4 the Hungry” donation drive from November 19 to December 24, which raised $400,000, the equivalent of over 1.5 million meals.
Individuals helped families by shopping at Ralphs or Food 4 Less supermarkets and made a donation of $5 or $10 at check-out. One hundred percent of proceeds will go to Feeding America Riverside & San Bernardino, FOOD Share Ventura, Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Second Harvest Orange County. For more information on participating food banks, visit here.
On November 20-21, November 26-30 and December 7, 14 and 21, NBC4 was live throughout the day starting with Today in LA at Ralphs and Food4Less stores. Click here for a list of store locations and times.
Visit Ralphs.com and Food4Less.com to find a nearby store, and NBCLA.com/helpthehungry for details and ongoing updates. Be sure to also follow NBC4 at @NBCLA on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for live updates and use hashtag #helpthehungry when making a donation.