Heart of Compassion Distribution, a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization located in the City of Montebello. We have been serving the needy for over fifteen years. We distribute to over a 100 organizations such as food banks, shelters, veterans, seniors, city and school programs throughout the Southern California area. We do this by providing fresh fruits, vegetables and other nutritional foods, and when available furniture and clothing to the less fortunate. In 2011-2012 H.O.C. fed a total of more than 1.2 million people including 284,945 families. We secured and distributed 16.5 million pounds of goods, which would average out to $33.3 miliion dollars. H.O.C. also partners with various city organizations to host a monthly outreach where food is provided to the needy.
The mission for Heart of Compassion is to fight hunger by meeting the immediate food insecurity needs of communities through working with local officials and residents to develop a sustainable program leading to self reliance and independence. Fighting Hunger - Feeding Hope is to restore and transform communities impacted by hunger and poverty into communities of hope and self reliance.