Projects tagged with "Hanukkah"

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/

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

“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

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

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 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 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 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/

Team Up with Big Sunday to Decorate the Community for the Holidays

Once again this year, Big Sunday will be decorating hospitals, shelters, community centers, group homes and other great nonprofits – for the holidays. The decorating starts after Thanksgiving and goes through December, and happens all over the place. Want to help? Great! Let Beenish know! (Lots of places have already asked for help. We can set up a time that mutually convenient for everyone. Or, if you're looking for someplace to Decorate near you they can help you with that as well. Let Beenish know about that, too!)

www.bigsunday.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/

Decemberorate and Tree Trim with LA Family Housing

Host a community celebration and tree Decemberorating party at one of LA Family Housing Buildings. Bring food, games, holiday tree Decemberorations, and kick off the holiday season! They will be hosting 9 Tree Trimming parties Decemberember 2 to 10th at their Interim Family Sites and Permanent Supportive Housing. After registering, a member of the LAFH Community Engagement team will reach out to find the right location and date for you. Please be prepared with three different dates and how many people are expected to be in your team.Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.

https://lafh.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=446964

Share the Season with St. Joseph Center

St. Joseph Center's motto is “Hope Through Empowerment.” They believe it is important to give their families the freedom to shop for themselves, and to ensure individuals are included in the spirit of the season. In line with this philosophy, their Share the Season program works to inspire supporters like you to donate a combination of gift cards and physical items for our homeless and low-income neighbors. To sponsor a family or individual this season please Contact Shelly Aydin, Volunteer Relations Manager, at saydin@stjosephctr.org or 310-396-6468 x326 Learn more by visiting https://stjosephctr.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Share-the-Season-Holiday-Packet-Final-2019.pdf. Volunteers sign ups and commitment cards are due by Friday, December 3.

http://www.stjosephctr.org

Make the Holidays Special at JLA Special Needs Trust’s Holiday Party

Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust ensures that children and adults with disabilities are able to obtain a high quality of life by leveraging the power of community to assist with financial security and peace of mind. They are open to beneficiaries of all faiths and backgrounds. Most of their clients are very low income middle aged and older with a range of physical, mental and intellectual/developmental disabilities. Every year they try to made the holidays happy and this year they are asking for donation of small luxury items such as nice hand lotions, shampoos, scarves, chargers, mugs, and festive food. If you would like to coordinate donations drop off please email Michelle at mwolf@jlatrust.org.

https://www.jlatrust.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/

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 Clinic’s 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 size shampoo & conditioner; Toothbrushes & Toothpaste and Undergarments. Holiday wishlist can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2PHIIW6V7UZUR?ref_=wl_share

https://www.sabancommunityclinic.org/patientholidayparty/

Sing with Seniors at Big Sunday’s Beverly Carmel Holiday Sing-along

You don't have to be Jewish to join Big Sunday as we host a holiday sing-along for (and with!) seniors in Beverly Hills on the 6th night of Hanukkah. Mix and mingle, sing and schmooze, while bringing a bit of festivity and joy to some lively, friendly and fun-loving seniors. (And, truth be told, they'll bring some festivity and joy to you, too!) If you're interested in joining us on this special night please contact David Levinson.

www.bigsunday.org

Help Bring Christmas to the Neighborhood

To pass along goodwill to their community, Little Tokyo Service Center will work in partnership with Navidad en el Barrio to distribute food gift baskets this holiday season to families in their preschool and childcare programs, families living in our affordable housing communities and survivors of domestic violence. Navidad en el Barrio prepares a site for them to pick up food, Little Tokyo Service Center identifies the families in need of the baskets, set up a day for distribution, assemble the baskets and distribute the baskets before the holidays. They anticipate distributing 100 baskets this year. The food will be dropped off to Angelina Apartments Friday 12/13 afternoon. They will need help sorting the food and placing them in reusable grocery bags for the families. The actual event for the families is Saturday 12/14 from 10am - 12pm. They will need help before/during/after to make this event extra special for our families. Little Tokyo Service Center (Tax ID 95-4444-102) is there for people who need help the most in their communities. Worsening economic inequality has hurt many families in Los Angeles. They offer a safety net of supportive service to help families fill the gap with preschool, tutoring, and affordable housing. Providing additional food during the holiday season is an additional way they support families and make the holiday brighter. Volunteers will be provided a fun volunteer shirt, pizza on Friday, and coffee/hot chocolate and donuts on Saturday! Thank you for your consideration to be a volunteer! If you have any questions, please contact them at NLopez@LTSC.org or (213) 473-1699. Thank you for helping Little Tokyo Service Center to support their families.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3210339.jsp

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