Events – The Burrito Project – South Pasadena/ LA /Lincoln Heights

Our Next Burrito Project Event – Thursday, September 20th, 2018 – 7:30pm
Meeting: Lincoln Heights

St. Joseph’s Food Bank – Kitchen
1524 Fremont Avenue, South Pasadena, CA 91030

Delivery: Los Angeles – Downtown
You can RSVP for this September 20th, 2018 Burrito Project on our facebook Event Page:


In the News, September 21st, 2017, The Burrito Project was featured on KCBS2 and KCAL9 with reporter Jo Kwon and the following day we had a radio interview on CBS Radio/KNX 1070 with Margaret Carrero.

In 2016, The Burrito Project was featured on You can link to the People: Hero of the Week article and video interview here.

What happens when you combine Friday traffic, a freeway closure, some friendly drivers and a Burrito Project Volunteer with poker chips in his trunk? Read about the adventures of our very own #TacoMan.


Please help us wrap delicious goodness into a tortilla. Join us for the September Burrito Project Event. The evenings are perfect for a walk in downtown Los Angeles. Be a hero with a burrito. =)

Timeout Los Angeles, ranked participating in a burrito project as #20 on their “101 things to do in Los Angeles,” their essential guide to the best things to do in LA. Join us and see why.

If you are cleaning your closets, feel free to donate your gently used clothing. Bring the laundered clothing and blankets to The Burrito Project and we’ll sort it so we can give it out that evening.

Are you looking for a way to be more involved in the community? Are you looking for a way to GIVE BACK? The Burrito Project may be the perfect event for you.

* A donation. (Cash, Checks & debit/credit cards gladly accepted)
* A case of bottled water.
* A Gift Card to SMART & FINAL
* A donation to cover the cost burrito project ingredients:
* A package of socks
* A package of T-Shirts

* Please bring a package of new socks or make a donation through this link:
* Warm “gently used” clothing, jackets, sweaters, shirts, pants, etc.
* Consider donating $10 for the purchase of a blanket through this link:

If you have yet to join us, then THIS is the PERFECT time to get involved, make new friends & join in the fun!

(We are GUESTS of the St Joseph’s Food Bank, so this is generally a 21 & over event. If you would like to participate & you or your guest are under the age of 21, please contact me directly & we can discuss the details. Thank you).


The Burrito Project is a group of really cool & groovy people (like YOU) who get together & make burritos. Once the burritos are made, we caravan/carpool to downtown Los Angeles and we deliver the burritos along with bottled water to the homeless in downtown LA.


We gather on the THIRD Thursday evening. THIS MONTH (and until October) we will be in SOUTH PASADENA at St. Joseph’s Food Bank: 1524 Fremont Avenue, South Pasadena, CA 91030

We start gathering between 6:30-7:30 so we can prepare the kitchen & start warming up the 850+ tortillas needed for the night. Join us for quesadillas, beverages & conversation.

We officially start the “festivities” about 7:30pm.

#1 – You MUST have fun, smile & make new friends while making Burritos.
#2 – Please invite OTHER Cool & Groovy People to join in on this fun & worthwhile service project.
#3 – Please bring a $10 donation (or more if you’re feeling EXTRA generous) to help offset the cost of the Burritos Ingredients.
#4 – When we are done making & wrapping burritos, (and cleaning up the kitchen) we carpool to the “distribution location(s)” in downtown LA & Pasadena area.
#5 – Become a FAN of the “Burrito Project South Pasadena” so you will be informed of cool events going on:

I look forward to seeing you on Thursday the 20th of September. I really appreciate your time. (If possible) Please bring your ENERGY, Smile & ANY donation you feel inspired to give). Your donation helps to offset the cost of bottled water, tortillas, salsa & other burrito ingredients (which are not donated).

Please RSVP so I can provide enough beverages. (By SPECIAL REQUEST, we’ll be enjoying Burritos for dinner. YUM!)

We have 2 Phases of The Burrito Project event.

  • Phase I: We prepare the burrito ingredients, assemble and wrap burritos. (7:30pm-8:45pm)
  • Phase II: We walk a predesignated route and deliver the burritos as a group in DTLA. (9:00pm-10:30pm)

You are invited to BOTH phases, but you can also choose to do Phase I or Phase II.

ALSO, remember to wear comfortable shoes (closed toe shoes preferred) and dress appropriately for the weather. Spring is here, the days are warm but the evenings can cool down quickly!

Thank you!
The Burrito Project
Contact Person: Alan Pinel

St. Joseph’s Food Bank – Kitchen
1524 Fremont Avenue, South Pasadena, CA 91030