Projects tagged with "Hanukkah"

Provide Gift Cards & Clothes for Bienvenidos’ Christmas Party

Bienvenidos is a compassionate community of care dedicated to healing children, strengthening families and transforming communities. With your help, their low-income clients will be able enjoy the organizations Christmas Party, which includes good food, music, and toys! Help brighten the spirits of many of Bienvenidos families with the purchase of gift cards (i.e. Walmart/Target)and childrens clothing for the season. Items can be dropped off any time before Dec 14 at their Los Angeles location or arrangements can be made to pick up the items.

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 Visit 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.

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-a-long for (and with!) seniors in Beverly Hills on the 5th 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'd bring some festivity and joy to you, too!)

Be a Holiday Helper with Five Acres

Team up with our friends at Five Acres to be a Holiday Helper! Hardworking volunteers are needed to work with staff to organize and sort holiday donations, greet donors and help with forms and inventory donations. Please Note: For more information about Holiday Helpers please call/email Sue at 626.773.3751. Help their friends at Five Acres with donations of new unwrapped toys for children ages 1-17 years. your generosity will surely be appreciated by the vulnerable children this great organization assists and their families!

Team Up with Big Sunday for Lots of Community Holiday Decorating

Once again this year, Big Sunday will be decorating loads of places _ 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!)

Take Part in Hillsides’ Adopt-A-Family Program

Hillsides is the premier provider of education and behavioral health care services for vulnerable children and families living in Southern California and the families who look to the organization for counseling and parenting assistance experience extreme poverty. This holiday season, you or your organization can adopt a family by providing gifts and food gift certificates for a specific family. For program guidelines and a family profile, including ages, sizes and gift wishes, can Laura Kelso starting Nov. 20. (Adopt-a-Family)

Support St. Francis Center’s Programs with the Purchase of from Top Tamale

Seven years ago, guests utilizing St. Francis Centers Pantry Services captured the true spirit of the holidays and reached out to staff to express their desire to help raise funds for the programs on which they so deeply rely. They held a tamale cook-off and the winning tamales were sold throughout the holidays with proceeds benefiting the Centers Pantry Services. So began TOP TAMALE. Purchasing tamales not only helps provide fresh, nutritious groceries for extremely low-income families who utilize the Centers Pantry Services, but TOP TAMALE participants also: gain leadership skills; receive their food handler safety certification through the National Restaurant Association and are mentored in social entrepreneurship. To purchase your tamales please visit starting Nov. 2nd!

Provide Toys to Young Clients of Bienvenidos-Family Preservation

Bienvenidos is a compassionate community of care dedicated to healing children, strengthening families and transforming communities. This holiday season, help out the organizations youngest clients by toys for kids of all ages. your gift will help ensure these children have a festive holiday season.

Take Part in Big Sunday’s Annual Holiday Party & Sing-along

This is one of our favorite events of the year! Each December people from all walks of life join us to eat, sing (with a live band!) and enjoy the holidays during Big Sundays Annual Holiday Party & Sing-along. Special guests have included low-income seniors, kids with challenges, women and children from a domestic violence shelter, vets and others who needed a little extra TLC at the holidays. Join us Dec. 9 from 3 - 5 pm! We'll also be collecting toys for kids, food for hungry families and winter coats too! Donations can be dropped off Nov. 1 - Dec. 9 at 3 pm when the party kicks off! (BTW: Singing -- good, bad, or ugly -- is welcome but not required!) For more info, please contact Beenish Dhanani.

Donate Special Gifts to Ensure Hillsides’ Young Clients Participate in Off-site Field Trips

Holidays hold a special meaning for all of us, but for vulnerable children who suffer from emotional distress, the holidays can represent an opportunity for renewed hope and healing. You can be a part of this new beginning by giving the kids at Hillsides a holiday experience theyll never forget! For Hillsides residential children who remain on campus for the entire winter vacation, the holidays can seem unbearably long. Off-campus outings are always a welcome treat for the children, especially during the holidays. Surprise these youngsters with movie tickets, passes to kid-friendly activities, theme parks, gift certificates to fast-food restaurants or underwrite the cost of a special off-campus adventure. Please call Laura Kelso to help or for more details. (Holiday Activities)

Donate Holiday Gift Items to Young Men and Women in Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services’ Group Home

Our friends at Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services help vulnerable children and their families develop skills to lead successful lives. This holiday season, please lend a helping hand to 54 young men and women in their group homes by donating much-appreciated gifts such as cologne, watches, wallets, duffel bags, hair/bath products, remote control car/truck/airplane/robots, ear buds, wireless speakers, perfume, jewelry, gift cards and new clothes.

Donate Needed Toys, Gifts, Clothes & More to Hillsides’ Young Clients

Holidays hold a special meaning for all of us, but for vulnerable children or for families who suffer from emotional distress, the holidays can represent an opportunity for renewed hope and healing. You can be a part of this new beginning by remembering the children, youth and families of Hillsides this holiday season with a gift from the heart. Donations of new toys, gifts, electronics and clothing (boys, teens, adults) can help make the season brighter. Items sure to bring some cheer also include: gift certificates (Walmart/Target), music gift certificates; You can also contact Laura Kelso directly to fulfill childrens holiday wish lists or to coordinate donation drop-offs. (toys)