Food Bank Event Air & Ground Coverage / Downey 4.24.20

DOWNEY CA – There was a free food drive-through distribution from the LA Regional Food Bank in Downey Ca on Friday. People received a message from SCLARC ( stating information ahead of time about the free food drive. Anyone with food needs was welcome to come. At noon LASD stopped the line at Old River School Road and Imperial, but allowed the 500 or so cars still waiting to be allowed in to the food pick-up area.

The line wrapped around the Downey Courthouse and into the streets, at it’s longest the line was about 1.5 miles from start-food. The start of the line started on Garfield near Gardendale, from Garfield east on Imperial and around the courthouse. It’s unknown how many vehicles were able to receive food. At least 1,000 cars could be seen on video from the air & ground.