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7th Annual Flair Cares Food Drive, March 1 - 31, Benefits Food Pantries throughout Los Angeles County

Individuals who donate will receive a 50% off coupon for dry cleaning on a future visit.

STUDIO CITY, CALIF., February 23, 2022 – Flair Cleaners, Southern California's leading eco-friendly dry cleaner, will host its 7th Annual Flair Cares Food Drive, Hang Up Hunger, March 1 - 31. The drive benefits the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry, Food Pantry, LAX, the Salvation Army Santa Monica food pantry, and the nonprofit Santa Clarita Grocery. Flair will match donations of up to 250 pounds of food donated by customers at each location.

"Our challenging social and economic times have put a strain on households and families throughout LA County," said Gary Futterman, owner of Flair Cleaners. "We are proud to continue our efforts - with the generosity of our customers - to collect and donate critically needed food to local nonprofits. We hope our efforts make a difference in our communities."

Anyone may bring unopened, canned, or boxed food to any Flair Cleaners – Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Studio City, or Valencia. Do not bring any food past its expiration date or packaged in glass. Everyone who donates will receive a coupon for 50% off dry cleaning on a future visit to any Flair Cleaners location.

Customers using Flair Cleaners Free No Contact Pickup and Delivery service can leave bags or boxes of food they wish to donate with their pickup orders in March. Flair Cleaners will deliver donations to the following charities:

The Salvation Army Santa Monica feeds meals to anyone in need - this includes homeless people of all ages, as well as individuals and families who may be down on their luck and in need of a helping hand

The Santa Clarita Grocery operates as an all-volunteer organization serving "week worth of groceries" and personal care items for our guests, including fresh milk, eggs, produce, canned goods, dried goods, meat, deli, and bread.

Food Pantry, LAX, was established in 1985 under the auspices of the Westchester/Ladera Clergy Association as a community-based means of feeding the poor in the community. Its mission is to provide groceries to low and no-income families and individuals in their area. Bags of groceries are sufficient to provide meals for 1-2 days to the families that come to the Food Pantry each week.

Established in 1983, the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry is a 100% volunteer coalition of diverse religious institutions working together to address the problem of hunger in the community.


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