Projects tagged with "Christmas"

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless with St. Francis Center

Serve Breakfast to the HomelessSince 1972, St. Francis Center has provided relief and support to homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. Much more than a soup kitchen or a food pantry, they offer a unique range of services to sustain and empower those in need. Welcoming all with joy, dignity and compassion, they dedicate every day to Serving Hope in their community Event Description: This Breakfast program is part of their Homeless Well-Being Program. Their homeless and near-homeless brothers and sisters are welcome to join them for breakfast Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 am and Mondays from 7:15 - 8:15 AM! They serve between 200 and 300 men and women each day. Help serve a hot breakfast meal in the morning before school or work for their guests experiencing homelessness. Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteers will help staff with set-up for serve, and clean-up after breakfast. Breakfast service tasks include serving coffee, working in the kitchen, cleaning tables, resetting tables, and offering a smile. Requirements: Wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Time Commitment: Volunteers are needed from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Age Restrictions: They are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). Please remember to fill out a minor volunteer waiver form if minors (under 18) are attending projects link here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NFq6bGhCNiLwqZ58WlWfeRvuVHYFiwqT/view Click here to sign up: https://www.stfranciscenterla.org/volunteers/

https://www.stfranciscenterla.org/

Donate to PATH’s Jingle Ball

PATH’s mission is to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities. A donation of a Jingle Bag will help support their clients in their new home during a time that can be isolating for people who have experienced chronic homelessness. They are asking for donations of: A reusable grocery bag filled with: Hot cocoa mix/festive treat mixes, Holiday themes home décor or Decemberorations, and Nonperishable food

https://www.epath.org/

Share the Holiday Spirit at Illumination Foundation’s Toy Drive

Participate in Illumination Foundation's Holiday Toy Drive by hosting a toy drive with your friends, family, co-workers, community members, and club! Help them bring smiles to hundreds of homeless children and teens this holiday season! They are looking for new/unwrapped toys for children 6 months and up.Donations will be collected through Friday, Decemberember 6th, 2019. Please drop off at their corporate office: 1091 N. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92867 between 9 AM - 5 pm. Appropriate donations include: gift cards, toys, stuffed animals, games, sports equipment, cosmetics, movie/sports tickets.They also have an Amazon Wishlist to donate directly to our organization: http://a.co/cbxO52g For more information Please Contact: Amanda Stinson Delgado - adelgado@ifhomeless.org

http://www.ifhomeless.org

Provide Gifts for Homeless Youth of My Friend’s Place

My Friends Place is a great drop-in resource center in Hollywood offering comprehensive health, education and therapeutic services each year to 1,400 homeless youth and their children. This holiday season, My Friends Place would like to deliver gifts to 250 homeless youth during their Decemberember 13th Holiday Party. They are in need of the following items: $10 gift cards (grocery stores, Target, CVS, etc.); $10 fast food gift cards (Subway, Jack In The Box, El Pollo Loco, etc.); new scarves and gloves; new hoodies (all adult sizes); new sleeping bags; new headphones/earbuds. If you are unable to do a drop off, please consider giving through their Amazon Wishlist! www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/AICMXW1D8492. To coordinate a donation drop off or for more info on hosting a Gift Drive or Giving Tree, please contact Daniel Lee, Development Assistant, at 323-472-4579 or dlee@myfriendsplace.org. If you can help, please provide all donations by Decemberember 7!

http://myfriendsplace.org

Give Back to Seniors this Holiday Season

Looking for a cool way to share the spirit of giving this holiday season? Culver City Senior Citizens Association is asking volunteers to donate stockings or holiday gift bags filled with five gender-neutral toiletries: toothbrush, toothpaste, a bar of soap, shampoo/conditioner and deodorant. These much-appreciated gifts will be distributed during the Decemberember Socialites dance for adults with developmental disabilities on December 15 where Santa will make a special appearance! The organization aims to provide 120 guests gifts, so come together with family, friends or co-workers to put a smile on the faces of these seniors this holiday season. Donations of toiletries are greatly appreciated and can be dropped off by Monday December 16 at the Center M-F, 9am to 4 pm or on weekends, 12pm to 4pm. Contact Asia for more details (310) 253 - 6729. If you would like to provide a monetary donation to support programming year round please make out a check to the Culver City Senior Citizens Association (CCSCA) and specify that the donation is for DISABILITY SERVICES. Checks can be sent to the Culver City Senior Center - ATTN Disability Services 4095 Overland Ave Culver City, CA 90232.

https://www.culvercity.org/live/community-neighborhood/adult-senior-services/disability-services/ddd-socialites

Adopt A Family Holiday Kit with LA Family Housing

LA Family Housing serves over 6,000 homeless people every year. Empower parents to create holiday memories and magic for their children by donating a reusable shopping bag filled with festive Decemberorations, household goods, and two $20.00 gift cards. Drop off by Monday, Decemberember 16th. Click here for holiday kit checklist: https://lafh.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=457218

https://lafh.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=457218

Donate Toys to Underserved Youth at Crete Academy

Crete Academy serves students in one of the lowest income zip codes in LA and homeless students. This year they are hosting "Adopt a Child for Christmas" and they need your help! Donations of Christmas presents are needed for their students K-12. Donors that shop for a child can obtain their student wishlist by filling out the donor form on their website. All gifts are to be purchased, wrapped and delivered to the school no later than 12/16/19. If you cannot get a gift please consider a monetary donation for them to purchase a Christmas gift for you! Check out their page for more information: https://www.creteacademy.org/copy-of-donate To donate please contact Linda Harris at info@creteacademy.org.

https://www.creteacademy.org/

Adopt-A-Family for the Holidays with Families Forward Learning Center

Looking to make the holidays brighter for a family in need? Consider adopting a family from Families Forward Learning Center! Adopt-A-Family is their annual event to find donors who can sponsor a low-income family facing isolation during the holidays. Many of the families they serve cannot afford the weight of purchasing gifts and a meal for the holidays, so they are looking for donors who would be willing to support a family during the holiday season! You choose the size of the family or families you would like to adopt, purchase and wrap the gifts and come drop the gifts off at their location. You will receive a thank you card, photo of the family/families you adopted, and a tax receipt for your donation. You can also order gifts online and have them sent there if you are too far away to come drop off! You can adopt as part of a group, with your company, or as an individual. This is a great opportunity for groups of friends, organizations or sports teams to come together! If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Sarah Kimbrough - sarah@familiesforwardlc.org or (626) 792-2687 x121 If you are ready to adopt, please fill out this form: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=911805613

http://www.familiesforwardlc.org

“Adopt” a Foster Child for the Holidays!

The Aviva Family and Children’s Services provides mental health and social services to over 7,000 children, youth and families each year.  This year spread the Holiday spirit by “Adopting” a Foster Family/Child for the Holidays! Impact the life of a family that is unable to provide for themselves and their children during the holidays by donating gifts! Families typically ask for warm clothing, a few toys for their children, food gift cards, and household necessities such as pots and pans, blankets, microwaves, etc. But of course, as the adopter you may contribute what you feel is appropriate to give. All gifts must be new, unopened, unwrapped and dropped off by Friday, Novemberember 29th. To sponsor a child or families please contact Azucena Navarrete at anavarrete@aviva.org or call (323) 876-0550 ext 1122. You can also make a donation by going to their Amazon Wish List here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1LV8CGQQ14KYO?ref_=wl_share 

http://www.avivacenter.org

Spread Joy and Adopt a Family from A Place Called Home

Would you like to make a difference in the lives of a local family in need this holiday season? Consider adopting a family! Adoption includes providing gifts and the opportunity to meet with your adopted family in Decemberember on the APCH campus. Previous sponsors will tell you what a fulfilling, heartwarming experience this is. That's why spots fill up fast - so, don't delay! To learn more about the Adopt-a-Family program please email us at adopt a family@apch.org. To sign up please check out the form found on their Donate page: https://apch.org/get-involved/donate/

https://apch.org

Donate Gifts to the Special Needs Network, Inc.

In Decemberember, Special Needs Network's "Annual Family To Family Christmas Care Exchange" will open to over 1,000 families with special needs children, their siblings, and peers in underserved communities, and allow them the opportunity to attend a community holiday celebration.During this event, Special Needs Network provides food, clothing, and toys to these families with limited resources while hosting a program that recognizes the community advocates and volunteers for children with developmental disabilities. They provide a short educational program for the parents focusing on autism awareness, information about available services, and access and advocacy in the South Los Angeles community. These special needs children each receive a holiday toy and participate in organized games, arts and crafts, and inclusive play with typical children. This unique forum is a valuable first step for many special needs families on the path to advocacy, independence, and the support they need. As you can probably imagine supplies are crucial components to running a successful event, especially on a limited donated budget. They especially need unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages. Together with your help, Special Needs Network will provide an amazing holiday experience for deserving kids! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact them at (323) 975-4552 or connie@specialneedsnetwork.org.

https://snnla.org/

Share the Love with Homeless Youth at Safe Place for Youth

Safe Place for Youth’s mission is to inspire, nurture, and empower the resilient human spirit of homeless youth by providing immediate and lasting solutions, one young person at a time. The goal of their program is to provide critical resources and empower young people to take control of their lives, supported by trauma-informed care, harm reduction, and positive youth development strategies in a safe, non-judgmental environment. This Holiday Season Safe Place for Youth is asking for donations of hygiene items, clothing, sleeping bags, and blankets. For more information on donations please contact Cody at codym@safeplaceforyouth.org or go to http://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/in_kind_donations

http://www.safeplaceforyouth.org

Bring Cheer by Caroling with Hospital Patients

Help the California Hospital Medical Center bring the holidays to life for our patients and staff. They welcome small groups of carolers to entertain during the holiday season (up to 15 people, maximum.) An hour or two spent singing a handful of traditional holiday songs makes the season bright! Bring your office co-workers, your family, your Scouting troop, your athletic team, your school class, your service club members, your church group. All are welcome. Weekdays and Weekends, midday or evening. Call 213-742-5707 for more information.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3208265.jsp

Go All in for a Good Cause at a Benefit Poker Tournament

The holiday season is a chance for families to create new memories with dinners, get-togethers, and presents. But for some families, creating these happy memories can be difficult when the choice is between presents and paying the bills. While you play poker you'll be supporting their Holiday Book & Toy Drive which helps them distribute 10,000 books & toys to children. Your ticket purchase comes with delicious food, drinks, and the opportunity to win some amazing raffle prizes.If you've got the skills to make it to the final table, the top three players will win an iWatch Series 4, HP Laptop, or Airbnb Gift Card!. All player levels are welcome! All attendees must be 21 years and older. Your $60 ticket purchase for this fundraising event will help feed a child for the 14 days over the winter school break! To sponsor, or for additional information, contact them at Communications@ccrcca.org or call 1-866-67-4KIDS.. To RSVP please register here: https://www.ccrcca.org/component/jevents/icalevent.detail/2019/10/03/1331/-?Itemid=0&highlight=WyJwb2tlciJd

http://www.ccrcca.org

Serve a Warm Meal to People Experiencing Homelessness in Skid Row

Share A Meal is a community of people who join hands to serve freshly made meals and last year they have donated over 40,000 meals to those in need across Los Angeles. Every Monday night, Share a Meal rolls and passes out 150 burritos with the help of their mobile food truck to pass out to people experiencing homelessness. They strongly believe in the mission of sharing a meal, a smile, and a human interaction with the most marginalized population in our LA community. Volunteers meet at the corner of 3rd St. & San Pedro at 6:30pm (Look for the bright orange food truck!) Service will conclude around 9:45 pm. Please wear closed-toed shoes. Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. To volunteer please sign up here: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C3l00000fAeiFEAS

https://www.shareameal.net/

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless with St. Francis Center

Help serve a hot breakfast meal in the morning before school or work for their guests experiencing homelessness. Since 1972, St. Francis Center has provided relief and support to homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. Much more than a soup kitchen or a food pantry, they offer a unique range of services to sustain and empower those in need. Welcoming all with joy, dignity and compassion, they dedicate every day to Serving Hope in their community. This Breakfast program is part of their Homeless Well-Being Program. Their homeless and near-homeless brothers and sisters are welcome to join them for breakfast Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 am and Mondays from 7:15 - 8:15 AM! Volunteers will help staff with set-up for serve, and clean-up after breakfast. Breakfast service tasks include serving coffee, working in the kitchen, cleaning tables, resetting tables, and offering a smile. Wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Volunteers are needed from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. They are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). Please remember to fill out a minor volunteer waiver form if minors (under 18) are attending projects link here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NFq6bGhCNiLwqZ58WlWfeRvuVHYFiwqT/view Click here to sign up: https://www.stfranciscenterla.org/volunteers/

https://www.stfranciscenterla.org/

Serve a Warm Meal to People Experiencing Homelessness in Skid Row

Share A Meal is a community of people who join hands to serve freshly made meals and last year they have donated over 40,000 meals to those in need across Los Angeles. Every Monday night, Share a Meal rolls and passes out 150 burritos with the help of their mobile food truck to pass out to people experiencing homelessness. They strongly believe in the mission of sharing a meal, a smile, and a human interaction with the most marginalized population in our LA community. Volunteers meet at the corner of 3rd St. & San Pedro at 6:30pm (Look for the bright orange food truck!) Service will conclude around 9:45 pm. Please wear closed-toed shoes. Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. To volunteer please sign up here: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C3l00000fAeiFEAS

https://www.shareameal.net/

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless with St. Francis Center

Serve Breakfast to the HomelessSince 1972, St. Francis Center has provided relief and support to homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. Much more than a soup kitchen or a food pantry, they offer a unique range of services to sustain and empower those in need. Welcoming all with joy, dignity and compassion, they dedicate every day to Serving Hope in their community Event Description: This Breakfast program is part of their Homeless Well-Being Program. Their homeless and near-homeless brothers and sisters are welcome to join them for breakfast Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 am and Mondays from 7:15 - 8:15 AM! They serve between 200 and 300 men and women each day. Help serve a hot breakfast meal in the morning before school or work for their guests experiencing homelessness. Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteers will help staff with set-up for serve, and clean-up after breakfast. Breakfast service tasks include serving coffee, working in the kitchen, cleaning tables, resetting tables, and offering a smile. Requirements: Wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Time Commitment: Volunteers are needed from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Age Restrictions: They are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). Please remember to fill out a minor volunteer waiver form if minors (under 18) are attending projects link here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NFq6bGhCNiLwqZ58WlWfeRvuVHYFiwqT/view Click here to sign up: https://www.stfranciscenterla.org/volunteers/

https://www.stfranciscenterla.org/

Bring Christmas Cheer by Becoming a Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringer

Salvation Army needs your help to ring in the Christmas season as a Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell ringer! The Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringing Program is a tradition which provides you the opportunity to meet the public and support The Salvation Army in a unique way. They need individual volunteers, but also consider bringing your family, your co-workers, friends from school, or members of your church. Man the kettle, ring the familiar bell, and wish shoppers a joyous holiday season. The Red Kettle Campaign is one of the primary fundraising efforts of The Salvation Army. By volunteering to be a Bell-Ringer you are helping to raise the much needed funds to support The Salvation Army services and programs throughout the year. Please volunteer now! Link: https://volunteer.usawest.org/OpportunityDetail.aspx?ID=2512. Good Fit For: Adults, Teens, Seniors, Families, Groups Restrictions: Children under 18 years of age will need an adult present. Questions? Contact Michelle Yang at (562) 264-3681.

https://www.salvationarmy-socal.org/southern-california/Volunteer

Serve a Warm Meal to People Experiencing Homelessness in Skid Row

Share A Meal is a community of people who join hands to serve freshly made meals and last year they have donated over 40,000 meals to those in need across Los Angeles. Every Monday night, Share a Meal rolls and passes out 150 burritos with the help of their mobile food truck to pass out to people experiencing homelessness. They strongly believe in the mission of sharing a meal, a smile, and a human interaction with the most marginalized population in our LA community. Volunteers meet at the corner of 3rd St. & San Pedro at 6:30pm (Look for the bright orange food truck!) Service will conclude around 9:45 pm. Please wear closed-toed shoes. Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. To volunteer please sign up here: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C3l00000fAeiFEAS

https://www.shareameal.net/

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