Donation Drives

In an effort to assist our unsheltered neighbors in the City of Los Angeles, LA Sanitation & Environment hosts several donation drives each year. We collect items at City facilities and then deliver them to organizations who can distribute them to those in need.


Donation Drive Start End Items Accepted
Clothing 1/2/24 3/1/24Clean new and gently used clothing for children and adults 
Non perishable food 3/4/245/3/24Unopened unexpired canned foods and dry goods 
Toiletries 5/5/24 6/28/24 Unused, unopened hygiene items such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste, shaving needs, etc.
Toys 7/1/24 8/30/24 New and gently used toys
Condiments and Utensils 9/1/24 11/1/24 Unused, unopened condiments of any size and sealed utensils, including chopsticks
Blankets and Socks 11/4/24 1/3/25 New and gently used blankets and socks of any size


Donations may be dropped off Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm at the following locations. Please note that locations will be closed on City-observed holidays.

East Valley District Yard
11050 Pendelton St.
Sun Valley
South LA District Yard
786 S. Mission Rd.,
Los Angeles
West Valley District Yard
8840 Vanalden Ave.
Harbor District Yard
1400 N. Gaffey St.
San Pedro
North Central District Yard
452 San Fernando Rd.
Los Angeles
Public Works Building
1149 S. Broadway
Los Angeles
West LA District Yard
2027 Stoner Ave.
Los Angeles


City Hall
200 N. Spring St. Los Angeles
Board of Public Works Office
Room 361
Central Library
630 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles
Lower Level 1 Staff Workroom
Public Works Building
1149 S. Broadway Los Angeles
9th & 10th Floor Lobbies
5th Floor-Across from lunchroom
Media Center
2714 Media Center Dr. Los Angeles
LAX Airport (LAWA)
Police HQ lunch room
9150 Loyola Blvd. Los Angeles
Admin Building: East/West Lobby
Skyview (2nd Floor Breakroom)
La Kretz / LA Cleantech Incubator (LACI)
525 S. Hewitt St. Los Angeles
Lobby desk