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The Burrito Project in the News

  • On June 20th, 2019, Eric Resendiz from KABC7 visited us at, The Burrito Project.

  • From March 1st – March 31st, 2018, Greenbar Distillery has partnered with The Burrito Project to donate 10,000 burritos to the hungry here in Los Angeles.

  • 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 case you missed the segment on TV, you can watch it here:
  • August 17th, 2017, Humberto Guida from visits The Burrito Project event in South Pasadena to see what it’s all about. He also joined us for distribution of burritos, bottled water, toiletry kits, socks and blankets. The segment aired on KCAL 9 on October 7, 2017.
    • In case you missed the segment on TV, you can watch it here:
  • Alan Pinel was interviewed my about The Burrito Project
  • Making a donation has never been easier
    • We now have several ways for you to make a donation to, The Burrito Project. You can use Chase QuickPay, Square Cash, Venmo & PayPal. Of course, you can also make a donation with a check, and cash is always king.
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  • We added a Testimonial Page to our website.
    • Read about the experiences of our burrito project volunteers.
    • If you would like to share your experience with us, please email us at:
  • Poker Game on the 5 Freeway?
    • 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 this article to find out about the Urban Legend of the TacoMan setting up shop on the 5 Freeway.
  • What is the Burrito Project?
    • Beatrice Verhoeven, a Journalism student at the University of Southern California, visited The Burrito Project(s) in Long Beach and Los Angeles in November 2013. She interviewed many of our volunteers as well as the people receiving burritos, water, socks, hygiene kits and clothing in Downtown Los Angeles. Here is the 2 minute 30 second video she created to help you understand what The Burrito Project does.
    • We invite you to follow Beatrice Verhoeven on twitter @bverhoev

  • Timeout Los Angeles:
    • 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. Start with #20 on the list, a burrito project and be sure to check out the other 100 things on their list.

(The above video was filmed in January 2011. We have increased our burrito count to over 750+ burritos delivered per burrito project. Thank you for your support!)