Projects tagged with "Christmas"

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

Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Host a Holiday Meal Service at The Illumination Foundation’s Recuperative Care Center

The Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Center is a 24-hour shelter for homeless adults recovering from acute medical conditions. Clients look forward to having groups host a meal service, especially around the holidays. they ask for the group hosting the meal service to provide the food, utensils and paperware for the event and prepare to feed ~ 50 Adults. Meals can be hosted any day of the week, including weekends, and usually takes place between 4:30 pm _ 7:30 pm but times can be flexible. Groups can also bring board games, art activities, and plan workshops, anything that give their clients a fun and positive experience. No children under the age of 18 allowed at this center. Preferred Thanksgiving Dates: 12/21/18, 12/22/18, 12/23/18, 12/24/18, or 12/25/18

http://www.ifhomeless.org

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

Season for Sharing. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Make Holiday Food Baskets for the Hungry with One Voice #2

The One Voice Holiday Food Program needs you! Its that time of year when One Voice gathers all of their friends together to provide food baskets to over 12,500 people. Join them to help sort, package and give out the food. They are once again sorting and packaging the food in the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport. Please Note: Volunteers will be boxing the food and loading it into trucks. Come any time after 7:30 pm and work until about 11:00 pm. Dress warmly, please. http://onevoice-la.org/donate/

http://onevoice-la.org/volunteer/

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Host a Holiday Meal Service at The Illumination Foundation’s Recuperative Care Center

The Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Center is a 24-hour shelter for homeless adults recovering from acute medical conditions. Clients look forward to having groups host a meal service, especially around the holidays. they ask for the group hosting the meal service to provide the food, utensils and paperware for the event and prepare to feed ~ 50 Adults. Meals can be hosted any day of the week, including weekends, and usually takes place between 4:30 pm _ 7:30 pm but times can be flexible. Groups can also bring board games, art activities, and plan workshops, anything that give their clients a fun and positive experience. No children under the age of 18 allowed at this center. Preferred Thanksgiving Dates: 12/21/18, 12/22/18, 12/23/18, 12/24/18, or 12/25/18

http://www.ifhomeless.org

Help Put Books in the Hands of Kids in Need with Better With Books

Each year Better With Books gives brand new books to thousands of kids living below the poverty line in LA's neediest neighborhoods. For many, it is the first book they have ever owned. Their mission is to break the relentless cycle of poverty and change the story by giving kids in need the key skill to improve their lives, contribute to society and make their shared future brighter. There are lots of opportunities to help! BOOK SORT - On Thursday, December 20th, from 7PM _ 9PM, they need tons of volunteers to sort, count, and box books to prepare for their Holiday Book Giveaway. This is a family-friendly event and children ages 5 and up are welcome with a parent or guardian; teens are welcome with adult supervision. Please RSVP at www.betterwithbooks.org/events Come for all or part of this event. Follow the signs for Better With Books. Dress casually and comfortably _ book sorting can be dusty work. Free parking available. If you cant join us at one of their events, you can support their efforts by making a tax-deductible donation so they can purchase great books for kids at a big discount. $5 puts a brand new book in the hands of child. Honor or gift someone with a donation made in their name. With any donation, you will receive a link to an e-card that you can send in celebration of someone special. The excitement, astonishment and joy of having a book to call their own will bring big smiles to their faces _ and to yours!

http://www.betterwithbooks.org

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

Season for Sharing. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Make Holiday Food Baskets for the Hungry with One Voice #1

The One Voice Holiday Food Program needs you! Its that time of year when One Voice gathers all of their friends together to provide food baskets to over 12,500 people. Join them to help sort, package and give out the food. They are once again sorting and packaging the food in the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport. Please Note: This is the night that is most appropriate for children as well as adults. Come any time after 7:30 pm. They continue long into the night, usually finishing around 11:00 pm. In order to avoid a traffic jam and a long wait in line, please fill out your Sign-In Form in advance and arrive between 7:30-8:30 pm. For safety reasons, groups of kids will only be admitted if there is at least 1 adult to supervise every 2-3 kids. http://onevoice-la.org/donate/

http://onevoice-la.org/volunteer/

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Help Put Books in the Hands of Kids in Need with Better With Books

Each year Better With Books provides thousands of brand new books to kids living below the poverty line in LAs neediest neighborhoods. For many, it is the first book they have ever owned. Their mission is to break the relentless cycle of poverty and change the story by giving kids in need the key skill to improve their lives, contribute to society and make their shared future brighter. There are lots of opportunities to help! BOOK SET UP - On Thursday, Dec. 20 from 2PM _ 4PM, they need volunteers to help organize for a successful Book Sort so every child gets a new book that is perfect for them! they need people to set up signs and tables, build boxes and physically schlep boxes of books with the help of dollies. Great for teens with an accompanying adult! Please RSVP at www.betterwithbooks.org/events Come for all or part of this event. Follow the signs for Better With Books. Dress casually and comfortably _ book sorting can be dusty work. Free parking available. If you cant join us at one of their events, you can support their efforts by making a donation so they can purchase great books for kids at a big discount. $5 puts a brand new book in the hands of child. Honor or gift someone with a donation made in their name. With any donation, you will receive a link to an e-card that you can send in celebration of someone special. The excitement, astonishment and joy of having a book to call their own will bring big smiles to their faces _ and to yours!

http://www.betterwithbooks.org

Help Spread Cheer By Becoming a Caroler with Hope House for the Multiple Handicapped Inc.

Hope House for the Multiple Handicapped Inc. is hosting a Holiday Party for all of their residents and their families with Santa, food, music. They would love to have volunteer CAROLERS at the event! The Holiday Party is on Thurs, December 20. Their residents with co-occurring autism, intellectual disabilities and mental health needs, really, really LOVE the holidays. Consider spreading holiday cheer by hosting a gift/toy drive! -- with family, friends or co-workers for Hope House for the Multiple-Handicapped, Inc. Hope House serves low-income children and adults with intellectual disabilities, and by collecting new, unwrapped toys/gifts for them, you will make them so very happy. Please deliver gifts/toys for Christmas by Friday, December 17. Visit http://hopehouse.org/wordpress/?page_id=430, where you will find individual wishes, or contact Vicki Mastro at vmastro@hopehouse.org or 626-747-9320. Don't have time to shop let Hope House do it for you. Make a cash donation by Dec. 17 and they will buy the gifts/toys! Visit http://hopehouse.org/wordpress/?page_id=430 to donate and learn more.

Help Put Books in the Hands of Kids in Need with Better With Books

Each year Better With Books provides thousands of brand new books to kids living below the poverty line in LAs neediest neighborhoods. For many, it is the first book they have ever owned. Their mission is to break the relentless cycle of poverty and change the story by giving kids in need the key skill to improve their lives, contribute to society and make their shared future brighter. There are lots of opportunities to help! BOOK SET UP - On Wednesday, Dec. 19 from 2PM _ 4PM, they need volunteers to help organize for a successful Book Sort so every child gets a new book that is perfect for them! they need people to set up signs and tables, build boxes and physically schlep boxes of books with the help of dollies. Great for teens with an accompanying adult! Come for all or part of this event. Follow the signs for Better With Books. Dress casually and comfortably _ book sorting can be dusty work. Free parking available. Please RSVP at www.betterwithbooks.org/events If you cant join us at one of their events, you can support their efforts by making a donation so they can purchase great books for kids at a big discount. $5 puts a brand new book in the hands of child. The excitement, astonishment and joy of having a book to call their own will bring big smiles to their faces _ and to yours!

http://www.betterwithbooks.org/events

Help Put Books in the Hands of Kids in Need with Better With Books

Each year Better With Books provides thousands of brand new books to thousands of kids living below the poverty line in LA's neediest neighborhoods. For many, it is the first book they have ever owned. Their mission is to break the relentless cycle of poverty and change the story by giving kids in need the key skill to improve their lives, contribute to society and make their shared future brighter. There are lots of opportunities to help! BOOK SORT - On Wednesday, December 19th, from 6PM _ 8PM, they need tons of volunteers to sort, count, and box books to prepare for their Holiday Book Giveaway. This is a family-friendly event and children ages 5 and up are welcome with a parent or guardian; teens are welcome with adult supervision. Please RSVP at www.betterwithbooks.org/events Come for all or part of this event. Follow the signs for Better With Books. Dress casually and comfortably _ book sorting can be dusty work. Free parking available. If you cant join us at one of their events, you can support their efforts by making a tax-deductible donation so they can purchase great books for kids at a big discount. $5 puts a brand new book in the hands of child. Honor or gift someone with a donation made in their name. With any donation, you will receive a link to an e-card that you can send in celebration of someone special. The excitement, astonishment and joy of having a book to call their own will bring big smiles to their faces _ and to yours!

http://www.betterwithbooks.org

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

Consider adopting a family from Families Forward Learning Center. They serve low-income, at-risk families in Pasadena with children between the ages of 0-5. You can provide 1-2 gifts per family member and provide a holiday meal to help make this season a little easier for their families. 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 to their location 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! For more info and breakdown of cost please visit their website. 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

Lend a Hand with Connections For Children at their Holiday Angels Program

Help parents select toys and books for their children and wrap them as gifts. Each year Connections For Children collects holiday gifts for the children of low-income families in our community to help make their holiday wishes come true. Last year, they collected gifts for 1,000 children up to age 18 whose families live below or near to the poverty level and are enrolled in their child care subsidy programs. Local businesses can participate by hosting donation drives for our Holiday Angels Program. In turn, they make sure that these gifts are distributed to children in our community. On December 15th, 17th and 18th, families will be able to select gifts at our Santa Monica office. You can also participate as a volunteer at the event, by helping parents select toys and books for their children and wrapping gifts. click here to sign up:https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000a8t7oUAA

https://www.connectionsforchildren.org/

Lend a Hand with Connections For Children at their Holiday Angels Program

Help parents select toys and books for their children and wrap them as gifts. Each year Connections For Children collects holiday gifts for the children of low-income families in our community to help make their holiday wishes come true. Last year, they collected gifts for 1,000 children up to age 18 whose families live below or near to the poverty level and are enrolled in their child care subsidy programs. Local businesses can participate by hosting donation drives for our Holiday Angels Program. In turn, they make sure that these gifts are distributed to children in our community. On December 15th, 17th and 18th, families will be able to select gifts at our Santa Monica office. You can also participate as a volunteer at the event, by helping parents select toys and books for their children and wrapping gifts. click here to sign up:https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000a8t7oUAA

https://www.connectionsforchildren.org/

Help Foster Youth this Holiday Season with Walden Family Services

Walden Family Services celebrates with their 70 Walden Transitional Housing Program young adults at Shakey's Restaurant on December 17 at 6:00pm. Walden Family Services has 70 young adult foster youth, ages 18-21, living in apartments in our transitional housing program. They would like to request gift cards or appropriate gifts for these young adults. Everyone loves to give toys to children but few want to give gifts to young adults. These young adults are in the foster care system. Many of them will have no family to spend the holidays with. They would like to brighten their holiday season with gifts! Please consider giving to them. Gifts and gift cards can be brought or mailed to the Walden Family Services office. Please provide gifts by December 17.

http://www.waldenfamily.org

Empower Children Through the Arts for the Holidays

The mission of Free Arts is to use art to restore hope, resilience and self-esteem in children in Los Angeles ages 4-18 who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty and/or homelessness. They depend on a team of committed volunteers to make this possible. If you would like to spend a few hours a week this Holiday Season doing art projects with children as they wait for their hearings in dependency court you can attend the volunteer mentor training on either November 19th or December 17th from 12 to 3pm at the Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court in Monterey Park. For more information or to RSVP please contact Carly Taylor at carly@freearts.org

http://www.freearts.org

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Serve as a Kitchen Volunteer with Project Angel Food to Help the Sick & Shut-in #16

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

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Serve as a Kitchen Volunteer with Project Angel Food to Help the Sick & Shut-in #15

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

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Serve as a Kitchen Volunteer with Project Angel Food to Help the Sick & Shut-in #25

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

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