November 14, 2008
Van Nuys Airport Holds Food Drive
Van Nuys Airport tenants and employees in conjunction with the Economic Alliance are hosting a food drive to benefit the SOVA Food Pantry in Van Nuys. The collection runs until 5 p.m., November 21. "The collection encourages employees and community members to donate non-perishable, unopened items to those in need," said Selena Birk, Van Nuys Airport Manager.
Collection boxes are located at the following locations:
Economic Alliance -- 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Van Nuys Van Nuys Airport Administration -- 16461 Sherman Way, Suite 210
Van Nuys Airport Maintenance Yard -- 7002 Sohpia Ave
Syncro Aviation -- 7701 Woodley Avenue, Suite 100
Maguire Aviation -- 7155 Valjean Ave
For 25 years, the three SOVA pantries have provided free groceries and supportive resources for men, women, and children in need of assistance. Nearly five thousand individuals per month benefit from SOVA's services, and an approach that has been described as "the model for food assistance in the future.
VNY is one of four airports (including Los Angeles International) owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles. For more information call (818) 909-3529.
Contact: Diana Sanchez (818) 909-3529
SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports