Updated: Apr 20, 2020
As Compton residents stay at home amid the coronavirus clampdown, and find themselves suddenly out of work, food pantries throughout our city are seeing a surge of need. As the highly infectious COVID-19 spreads, many of our residents living on the edge are in need of food, shelter, money and other assistance. We at the Compton Chamber of Commerce expect the number of people needing food will mount as the pandemic continues to spread and low-cost food on grocery store shelves becomes depleted.
In order to ease the situation in the greater Compton region, the Compton Chamber of Commerce set up a Food Pantry serving Seniors, Disabled, and Veterans during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Under new COVID-19 guidance instituted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Compton Chamber of Commerce Food Pantry will NOT be open to pantry-goers. The Chamber leadership assembled a team of volunteers who are now preparing food bags, as well as items of necessity for sanitary purposes. That way, we will avoid standing shoulder to shoulder in the line to get in. Instead, the pre-packed bags of food and sanitary items will be "delivered" to the individuals and families in need. It’s the best way to cut down on virus transmission.
In order to be placed on the Compton Chamber of Commerce Food Pantry DELIVERY LIST, the Seniors, Disabled, Veterans and their families are encouraged to ...
call (310) 631-8611