In its second year, the festival raised awareness and funds to fight food insecurity and hunger and promote waste reduction and sustainability through charity partners and participating events. From outdoor festivals and long-table feasts, to charity bake sales and tributes, the festival helped charity partners raise over $650,000 including for L.A. Kitchen, Midnight Mission, Food Forward and many more. The final charity report is listed below:


Girl’s Inc $10,500
American Cancer Society $3,525
LA Kitchen $3,000
Midnight Mission $10,355.44
Food Forward $1,957
Westside Food Bank $78,227
Union Homeless Services $508,000
No Kid Hungry $9,000
The Simon Wiesenthal Center $44,036
Barnsdall Art Park Foundation $10,000
Roundhouse $10,000
Chefs to End Hunger $400