For over 40 Years, Foothill Unity Center has helped neighbors in need with programs that focus on: Food, Health, Crisis Case Management, Job Development, Volunteerism and Housing and Homeless services. We envision a community where all have their basic needs met, all get the necessary support to become self-sufficient and all are treated with love and dignity.

Please see our Helpful & Free Resources page and Event Calendar for Upcoming Events. See below for Food Distributions Times, and learn more details on Our Programs and Services and Special Annual Events.


At Foothill Unity Center, all services are free to those who are eligible. To be eligible, clients must live within one of our service areas: Altadena, Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bradbury, Duarte, Irwindale, Monrovia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena and Temple City., and have an income at or below 150% of the national poverty level.

All clients are required to register prior to each event.

If you are in need of help or would like to register for an event, please send us an email or call us at 626-358-3486 to find out how to participate.


790 W Chestnut Ave., Monrovia | (626) 358-3486

MONDAYS: 9am-11:30am 

WEDNESDAYS: 9am to 11:30am

FRIDAYS: 9am to 11:30am


191 N Oak Ave., Pasadena | (626) 584-7420

TUESDAYS: 9am to 11:30am

WEDNESDAYS: 9am to 11:30am

FRIDAYS: 9am to 11:30am


Foothill Unity Center leads the fight against hunger and poverty in the San Gabriel Valley as the region’s largest distributor of nutritious food to very low-income individuals. Foothill Unity Center provides daily food distributions and ongoing health, job and support services, including: blood pressure screenings, health and wellness workshops, mobile showers for the unhoused, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), pet vet clinics and much more. See our Event Calendar or programs below for more details.


In addition to daily food distributions and ongoing health, job and support services, Foothill Unity Center hosts Special Annual Signature Events to support our mission including: Annual Health Fair, National Letter Carriers Association’s Stamp out Hunger Food Drive, Back to School Distribution, Golden Plate Awards Gala, Pediatric Mobile Dental Clinic, Thanksgiving Distribution and Holiday Distribution. Visit our Event Calendar for Upcoming Events or select an event below to learn more details.