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Food Oasis

Locate free food resources in Los Angeles

Founded: 2015 by Jenny Mikesell

  • Program Area

    Education, Food & Agriculture, Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development, Public Service & Civic Engagement
  • Location of Impact

    United States
  • Headquarters Location

    Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Mobile Apps, Open Source
  • Budget

    $0 to $500,000
  • Founder Demographics


Food Oasis is the “Yelp” for Free Food. It is a dynamic map-based mobile-friendly directory tool for food seekers in Los Angeles. Food Oasis was created with an open data model, free to use & ripe for collaboration. The data in the database is validated, time-stamped information that includes essential information users need: contact details, address, hours, eligibility, food types, etc.




Funders and Awards

Foodcycle LA, Food Forward, Farm People, Los Angeles Regional Food Bank