Projects tagged with "Christmas & Hanukkah"

Assist the Coliseum Street Elementary School with their Need of Toys for the Holidays

The Los Angeles Unified School District's Attendance Improvement Program seeks donations throughout the year to provide gifts to underprivileged children at their school during the holiday season. For the last few years, The Los Angeles Fire Department has assisted them by providing toys and gifts for the students, but there is never enough to fulfill their need. They distribute the gifts on a date close to the winter break so that students can get an opportunity to enjoy at least one toy during the holiday season. Any donations that you would like to share with them can be brought to their school and dropped off at the main office any weekday for the first two weeks of December. Please let office staff know that the gifts are for the PSA counselor's Holiday Attendance Celebration.

Adopt A Family with the Lynwood Unified School District

The Homeless Ed Program in Lynwood serves over 500 students at any given day in a community of roughly 15,000 students. they serve a largely immigrant population with a high unemployment rate. their Annual Holiday event is scheduled to take place Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at their District Office. This holiday season, you or your organization can adopt a student or family by providing gifts and gift certificates for a specific family. For more information, guidelines and details on a family in need - please contact Tam Nguyen (tanguyen@mylusd.org) or Maribel Martinez (mmartinez@mylusd.org) starting Nov. 19th. Please contact Tam Nguyen @ Student Services Department for more info (310) 886-1618; tanguyen@mylusd.org their Homeless Ed Program in Lynwood serves over 500 students at any given day in a community of roughly 15,000 students. they serve a largely immigrant population with a high unemployment rate. their Annual Holiday event is scheduled to take place Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at their District Office. This holiday season, you or your organization can adopt a student or family by providing gifts and gift certificates for a specific family. For more information, guidelines and details on a family in need - please contact Tam Nguyen (tanguyen@mylusd.org) or Maribel Martinez (mmartinez@mylusd.org) starting Nov. 19th.

https://www.lynwood.k12.ca.us

Help Prepare for Saban Community Clinic’s Holiday Party

The 29th Annual Patient Holiday party provides much needed items including clothing, toiletries, blankets, books and toys to Saban Community Clinic patients, their family members and members of the homeless community. Attendees also receive a warm meal. Volunteers are needs to distribute items, serve lunch, and set-up/clean up of event. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Parking information and details will be distributed prior to the event. Toiletries, books and toys are needed for the event. Please contact Audrey Rufe at arufe@sabancommunityclinic.org

http://sabancommunityclinic.org/patientholidayparty

Decorate Ornaments at the Community Center of La Canada Flintridge

With the holidays right around the corner, now is a great time to glaze ceramic ornaments to decorate around the house!! For $15 per painter, you can paint TWO ornaments!! Items will be fired and ready for pick up on Friday Dec. 14 from 12pm-4pm. All ages welcome! All participants under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers are needed prior to start time for set up time and after the event to break down.

http://www.cclcf.org

Volunteer & Donate to the Saban Community Clinic’s Annual Patient Holiday Party

Wanna share your time and talents at an awesome holiday party with awesome people? Sign up for The Saban Community Clinics Annual Patient Holiday Party today! The party was started in 1989 to provide warm clothes to high risk youth and teens in the Hollywood area, with 35 people attending the first event. Since then, the Holiday Party has expanded to serve the growing need of patients, including children and families. This year the Clinic expects more than 500 people in attendance during the event that starts at 12 pm. For more information on donating any of the needed items or volunteering at the event, please contact Audrey Rufe at 323-330-1653 or by email at arufe@sabancommunityclinic.org. Visit http://www.sabancommunityclinic.org/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=12 for more info. Please Note: Contact Audrey for more information on volunteering. Needed items include: (Newborns to Age 2)Baby Wipes; Baby Shampoo & Wash; Bibs; Blankets; Bottles; Changing Pads; Clothes and Diapers / (Youth and Adults) Backpacks; Blankets; Jackets; Sweatpants; Shirts; Socks; Body Wash; Deodorant; Travel sized shampoo & conditioner; Toothbrushes & Toothpaste and Undergarments.

http://www.sabancommunityclinic.org/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=12

Serve as a Kitchen Volunteer with Project Angel Food to Help the Sick & Shut-in #13

Help keep ailing people happy and healthy throughout the holiday season. their pals at Project Angel Food need kitchen volunteers! Join a fun-loving group of compassionate people each day to do everything from chopping, stirring, mixing, baking and packaging meals for those in need. You don't even need to know how to cook, only how to take direction from their kitchen chefs. They could use your valuable help! They have two shifts Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. _ 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 _ 3:30 p.m. they also have one weekend shift on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. _ 12:30 p.m.

http://www.angelfood.org/site/PageServer?pagename=volunteer_opportunities#.WBEQGdQrLs0

Serve as a Kitchen Volunteer with Project Angel Food to Help the Sick & Shut-in #14

Help keep ailing people happy and healthy throughout the holiday season. their pals at Project Angel Food need kitchen volunteers! Join a fun-loving group of compassionate people each day to do everything from chopping, stirring, mixing, baking and packaging meals for those in need. You don't even need to know how to cook, only how to take direction from their kitchen chefs. They could use your valuable help! They have two shifts Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. _ 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 _ 3:30 p.m. they also have one weekend shift on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. _ 12:30 p.m.

http://www.angelfood.org/site/PageServer?pagename=volunteer_opportunities#.WBEQGdQrLs0

Help Spread Holiday Cheer for the Children at ECF Kayne Eras School

ECF Kayne Eras School has a special day each year where they display donations and their students are able to select presents for themselves and their siblings. Students are escorted 1:1 in a private setting so they can select what they really want and need. This annual event is made possible by the generous donations they receive. For many of their students, these are the only holiday gifts they get. Please consider donating board games, toys, stuffed animals, ear buds, and backpacks for students ages 5-22. A toy drive is a great way to engage friends, family or co-workers in spreading holiday cheer to those in need. Exceptional Children's Foundation Kayne Eras School serves children with special needs, many of whom live in low-income households. Help them brighten their holidays by collecting new, unwrapped toys or other gift items. Gifts for Christmas/Hanukkah must be delivered by Friday, December 14. Full details available on www.ecf.net/holiday giving. Visit www.ecf.net/holiday giving for more details gift ideas, or contact Francziska at fsteagall@ecf.net or 310-737-9393 #1398. Don't have time to shop? Let ECF do it for you. Make a cash donation by December 9 and they'll buy gifts for those who need them most. Visit www.ecf.net/holiday giving to donate and learn more. http://www.ecf.net/holidaygiving

http://www.ecf.net

Join Community Center of La Cadada Flintridge for their Holiday Ceramic Sales.

Over 65 local artists come together to sell their work that ranges from everyday useful items to gallery works of art. Its a feast for the eyes. Not to be missed as there is something for everyone.

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Come Raise Your Voice in Song with One Incredible Family

Yuletide Caroling with their Senior Family Members Come raise your voice in song and help lift the spirits of their Seniors and Elderly Family Members During The Holiday Season with One Incredible Family! There are two opportunities to sing Yuletide Carols and Chanukah Songs with GLEE at local Senior Centers! Volunteers will sing seasonal songs and yuletide carols, will shake sleigh bells and will interact with senior citizens. Ability to sing is not required ! Please dont sign up if you cant stay the entire time. Link to sign up for 12/9/18 date: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000GFmvJUAT Requirements: No special skills or experience required except an open heart and playful spirit ! Please feel free to bring sleigh bells or other percussion with you!! Please wear festive and / or seasonal clothing, if at all possible.

http://www.oneincrediblefamily.org/event-calendar/

Brunch with Santa with the City of Rancho Palos Verdes

Brunch with Santa is a family event where kids have breakfast with their family and enjoy a Christmas show. This event serves as a fundraiser for REACH which is a program for adults with disabilities. Come join them help put together this fun event and help the REACH participants get funds for their program while you gain volunteer hours. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old. Volunteers will be assisting with: staffing a photo booth, help REACH participants, staff their gift store booth, decorating booths and facility, inflating balloons with helium, assisting patrons taking pictures, help with hospitality services such as helping serve food for the attendees and more tasks as needed. Feel free to bring your ugly Christmas sweater or hat! They will provide snacks and water for volunteers. Any questions please email volunteer@rpvca.gov. Click here to sign up: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3010595.jsp

https://www.rpvca.gov/

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

KTLA & Citadel Outlets Food Drive. KTLA and Citadel are partnering to help feed Los Angeles County. During difficult economic times, one out of every six people in Southern California experiences hunger. Children, veterans, and the elderly hurt the most. Food banks need your help. Volunteers are needed to collect donations from Stater Brothers customers and Stuff-a-Food Bank Truck with donations. ALL AGES EVENT. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Donate to Benefit I Have A Dream Foundation – Los Angeles

I Have A Dream Foundation - Los Angeles is hosting a holiday celebration honoring their IHAD LA stakeholders and supporters! The purpose of this event is to learn about their mission, their work, and the youth they serve! they will be accepting gift cards, checks, and cash donations.

Help St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church Put Together Their Annual Outreach Event

St. Michaels largest Outreach event of the year is Holiday Cheer. They welcome over 200 kids and their families from area shelters and throw a huge Christmas celebration. There are countless opportunities to volunteer. Holiday Cheer will be Saturday, December 8, 2018. Planning meetings for the event will begin in October of 2018. You dont want to miss this amazing chance. See Meredith Reese or the Rev. Patti Sells for more information.

http://www.stmikessc.org/eventsarchive/holiday-cheer/

Give the Gift of a Toy for the Youth at Koreatown Youth and Community Center

KYCCs Annual Holiday Carnival promotes giving the gift of compassion and community during holiday season. Last year, over 2,600 people attended Koreatown Youth &Community Centers Holiday Carnival to enjoy games, performances, activities, and a special chance to visit Santa Claus, where every child (0-10 years old) received a brand new toy. This year, they anticipate the attendance to grow to 2,800! They will also have over 100 volunteers (in addition to their 80+ staff) who will help prepare for and execute the event. Their continuing success is the result of a joint effort by KYCC and supporters like you, who help create a safe, family-friendly festival for all residents of Koreatown and its neighboring areas. Please visit their website to register as a volunteer! They have several opportunities: Gift wrap: 1-2 days prior to the Day of the event: Activities, Santa Room, Photo zone, etc. They are looking for toys in value of $10/toy. They are looking to serve children ages of 0-10 years with a wrapped gift.

http://www.kyccla.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

KTLA & Citadel Outlets Food Drive. KTLA and Citadel are partnering to help feed Los Angeles County. During difficult economic times, one out of every six people in Southern California experiences hunger. Children, veterans, and the elderly hurt the most. Food banks need your help. Volunteers are needed to collect donations from Stater Brothers customers and Stuff-a-Food Bank Truck with donations. ALL AGES EVENT. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Attend a Gala Aimed at Providing Gifts for Needy Youth with Rays of Light Philanthropic

Rays of Light Philanthropic is hosting their 11th annual Christmas "Be a Blessing" Gala aimed at providing Christmas gifts for foster care and homeless youth and teens. They need your help as a volunteer to ensure that their event runs smoothly and beautifully. They have many event prep volunteer opportunities. They ask that all volunteers wear comfortable shoes and dress semi-formal/cocktail attire with the exception of the Tear Down Team. Call Time: 5:00 pm they ask that you stay until 10:00 pm to assist your team in breaking down their station. Dinner will be provided for volunteers and service credit for school. Please note, volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Click here to sign up: https://raysoflightphil.org/452-2/

https://raysoflightphil.org/

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

KTLA & Citadel Outlets Food Drive. KTLA and Citadel are partnering to help feed Los Angeles County. During difficult economic times, one out of every six people in Southern California experiences hunger. Children, veterans, and the elderly hurt the most. Food banks need your help. Volunteers are needed to collect donations from Stater Brothers customers and Stuff-a-Food Bank Truck with donations. ALL AGES EVENT. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Assist in Hosting a Holiday Party with Walden Family Services

Path Ventures-Family Commons would love assistance hosting a holiday party for their tenants. They could use a team to help decorate and donations of gifts if possible for 80 families and food to serve at party. They serve 80 households. It would be ideal to get donations of gift cards so they can provide one to each household. Gift cards from Target or Walmart or the grocery store could benefit every household member no matter their age.

Help Home-SAFE Vista Del Mar Throw a Holiday Party

Home-SAFE is planning a Holiday Party (X-mas, Hanukkah & Kwanzaa) for Saturday Dec 8, 2018 at the LA Zoo for poverty level families with children ages 0-12 years of age. They will be offer zoo entrance, lunch, arts & crafts and gifts., Home-SAFE is planning a Holiday Party (Hanukkah/Christmas/Kwanza) at the LA Zoo on Dec 8, 2018. Their guests will be poverty level families who are enrolled in their Early Head Start and child abuse prevention programs. They will be offering zoo entrance, lunch, arts & crafts and small gifts. they do not have funding to have their children ages 0-8 years of age ride the zoo merry - go- round. They expect approximately 100 children. (tickets for children are $3.00 each) They would be grateful for any donation that you can offer.
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