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Back To School Event



We host four annual events that make ideal volunteer opportunities for individuals with limited time, family groups or businesses. Sign up for one, two or all four – your help is always appreciated. Tasks include: food sorting, packing boxes, distributing food, guest registration, grocery unloading and more.

• Back-to-School Clothing and School Supply Giveaway
• Letter Carrier Food Drive
• Thanksgiving Food Distribution
• Holiday Food and Gift Distribution

Our Monrovia and Pasadena offices distribute food to those in need on a weekly basis, your help would be greatly appreciated.  We are also in need of people to help with food drives, food donation pickups, fund-raising projects, food delivery to homebound clients and more

If you’re looking for an even deeper level of volunteer commitment, daily, weekly or biweekly, we are always in need of help. Bring your time, talents and skills to one of our offices and we’ll put you to work!

The Center holds a general volunteer orientation on the first and third week of each month.  If you’d like to attend one and learn more about how you can help, please call (626) 358-3486 or email

• Homebound Food Delivery: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
• Bread pickup/delivery: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, 6:30 – 9 a.m.
• Food pickup/delivery: Monday, Thursday or Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon

  • Food Distributions
  • School supplies and clothing drives
  • Pet Food Bank donations

Foothill Unity Center partners with two local thrift stores to provide our clients with clothing and household supplies. When you donate to these stores or shop at them, you’re helping us help neighbors in need as well!

ACTS Thrift Store – 2 Locations
Pasadena Location
1311 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91104
Phone: (626) 577-4477

Pomona Location
232 East Foothill Blvd., Pomona, CA 91767
Phone: (909) 491-3199


Bargain Box Thrift Store (Assistance League of Arcadia)
64 East Live Oak, Arcadia, CA 91006
Phone: (626) 445-2861

Help Foothill Unity Center while you shop!  Bookmark the link below “AmazonSmile” and the generous folks at Amazon will donate a portion of their proceeds to us. Click the below to start shopping.

To fight hunger and help local people in need, we depend on generous donations from people like you. While we appreciate every contribution we get, here are some items we can always use.


We need volunteers to distribute food to our clients, and for our major distribution events during the year: Thanksgiving, Holiday and Back-to-School. You can give an hour, a day or more of your time-we’re flexible!


We’re a charity, but we’re also a business. If you have skills you’d like to share, just let us know.  We’re always on the lookout for volunteers with computer, marketing, logistical, medical, fundraising or business experience.


If you have a business or work for a company that is looking for a project or a good cause to support, please consider Foothill Unity Center. We are always grateful for donations of cash or food, medical or office supplies Click here to see our Wish List.