Manhattan Beach Teen Creates Non-Profit To Fight Food Insecurity

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MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — With Manhattan Beach’s Ryan Rossow at its helm, you know The South Bay Food Initiative is going to feed people in need, and lots of them. The Mira Costa High School Class of 2020 graduate has always been determined and skilled at making things happen.

Several years ago, he started The South Bay Food Initiative, and he’s taken those initial steps and turned a heartfelt project into a non-profit organization, all the while giving other high school students and community members the opportunity to serve those in need by volunteering. This summer, due to COVID-19, Rossow has been extremely busy running the non-profit and schooling the group’s next president, Rex Robins, another MCHS student. Rossow heads to Vanderbilt University soon to begin his freshman year of college.

“Food insecurity affects people from all walks of life,” he told Manhattan Beach Patch. “Here in Los Angeles we

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