For this month’s Staff Day of Service, the Rams front office partnered with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to create food kits for senior citizens. Each food kit, comprised of canned foods, whole wheat pasta and non-perishable liquid products, provides a month’s worth of food for senior citizens residing in the county of Los Angeles who are on a fixed-income and struggle to make ends meet due to the high costs of housing.
The Rams front office staff assembled 607 kits during the two-hour event, which are set to be distributed on Wednesday, November 2. The food bank’s volunteer coordinator Jeff McIlvain expressed, “It’s been a wonderful occasion to partner with the Rams on various events and we really appreciate [them] coming out to fight hunger in the community. Today, the Rams helped to feed 607 seniors through our commodity supplemental food program that provides kits of food for seniors throughout the region.” The program is directly tied to the seniors’ social security and allows participants to qualify for food kits if their income falls under the eligibility level.
Earlier this season, the Rams hosted their annual Taste of The NFL for the first time in Los Angeles, raising nearly $200,000 for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank that will provide meals for more than 800,000 people in the region.
Each month, the Rams front office staff takes time out of the office to volunteer with local non-profits. Since the program’s inception in 2009, the Rams staff has provided more than 12,000 hours of community service.