Projects tagged with "Thanksgiving"

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 Needed Thanksgiving Food Items to Big Sunday’s Thanksgiving Stuffing Event

Did you know that each month, all year, Big Sunday hosts a food drive? It's called the End of the Month Club and it helps hungry and grateful people at nonprofits and schools throughout Los Angeles. In Novemberember, we are collecting thousands of Thanksgiving Food Items (nonperishable items, please) for dozens of local nonprofit organizations that assist hungry individuals and families. Sorting coincides with their 8th Annual Thanksgiving Stuffing Event from 9 am -12 pm. Food can be delivered starting November 1 through November 27. Coming to the Thanksgiving Stuffing? Awesome! Please feel free to bring your donations with you on November 27. Can’t shop? No prob! Big Sunday also accepts money so we can shop for you! (Visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/donate-now/ and indicate your donation is for the Thanksgiving Stuffing Event.) For more info, contact endofthemonthclub@bigsunday.org. All donations will benefit dozens of nonprofit organizations serving clients in need. http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/donate-now/

www.bigsunday.org

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Give the Gift of a Thanksgiving Feast in a Bag

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate family traditions. Because of supporters like you, LA Family Housing (LAFH) is able to provide more than 1,500 people experiencing homelessness with thanksgiving bags. Give the gift of tradition and empower individuals and families experiencing homelessness to host their own Thanksgiving feast. Donate Thanksgiving sides (stuffing, canned goods, mashed potato mix, etc) and a $20 gift card to buy a turkey, a greeting card, and place the items in a reusable bag. Please drop off bags by Monday, Novemberember 18th. For more information on what to include in your Thanksgiving bags or to schedule a drop-off contact donategoods@lafh.org or call (818) 255-2789.

http://www.lafh.org

Uplift the Spirits of the Clients of Union Station Homeless Services

For 47 years, Union Station Homeless Services has hosted Dinner in the Park on Thanksgiving Day! This uplifting community event provides thousands of holiday meals and hope for all who attend, including homeless men, women, children, seniors, very low-income families, and those with no place to go during the holidays. The impact of the event in the community is large because of your help! From the turkey to the potatoes and gravy, the majority of food served at this event is donated by generous community members, and every little bit helps! They would gladly accept any donation you are available to provide. For idea of items to donate please check our their wish list at: https://www.unionstationhs.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/DIP-2019-Wishlist_10.7.pdfTo schedule a donation delivery, please email their In-Kind Donations Manager, David Sensente at dsensente@unionstationhs.org. All food donations need to be dropped off at their Adult Center by Novemberember 18th: 412 S. Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91105. You may also shop items on their Amazon Wish List: http://a.co/7jQqA05 and items will get automatically delivered to their location!

http://www.unionstationhs.org

Help Bring Warmth and Comfort this Holiday Season

LA Family Housing serves over 6,000 homeless people every year. The holiday season is a chilly time for many but you can help keep the warmth alive by donating blankets! This year help provide warmth on a cold night by donating new twin sheets, fleece blankets, and pillows with pillowcases. All donations need to be dropped off by Thursday, Novemberember 25th. To schedule drop-offs or for more information please contact: donategoods@lafh.org or (818)255-2789

http://www.lafh.org

Donate Thanksgiving Food at Alexandria House

Alexandria House, a wonderful transitional shelter for women and children, is asking for food donations for Thanksgiving. Your donations are transformed into beautiful food baskets given to their large community of past and current residents and neighborhood families who are at-risk women, youths, and families. Donation items they're asking for are traditional Thanksgiving foods such as turkeys, yams, cranberry sauce, pies, etc. Please drop the donations off at their office located at 426 S. Alexandria Ave. (yellow house) by Monday 11/25. They couldn't do this without your support, THANK YOU! For more details, please contact Anh Le at anh@alexandriahouse.org or (213) 381-2649.

http://alexandriahouse.org

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Host a Thanksgiving-themed Fundraiser/Collection for LA Family Housing

LA Family Housing serves over 6,000 homeless people every year. The holiday season is a chilly time for many but you can help keep the warmth alive by hosting a collection or fundraiser for the individuals and families at LAFH. Raise awareness and much needed supplies to help people experiencing homelessness celebrate the holidays. To schedule drop-offs or for more information please contact: donategoods@lafh.org or (818) 255-2789

http://www.lafh.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/

Help PATH Prep Thanksgiving Meals

PATH’s mission is to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities. Support their recently housed neighbors with their first thanksgiving meal in their new home by assembling grocery bags filled with non-perishable food items and a grocery gift card. Your donation of Turkey Boxes will help their clients who are housed feel supported during the holidays. A Turkey Box donation will include, Boxed stuffing mix, Cranberry sauce, Pie crust mix or dessert mix, Canned vegetables, Mashed potato mix, and a $20 grocery store gift card.

https://www.epath.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

Face Paint at the Los Angeles 2019 Turkey Trot

The Celiac Disease Foundation is excited to host its 2nd Annual Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk at the Van Nuys-Sherman Oaks Recreation Center. The Turkey Trot provides the opportunity for families to connect with others in the celiac disease community and raise awareness for this serious disease. They are looking for someone with experience in painting, particularly face painting, to join them for the CDF Los Angeles Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk! They are expecting around 125 people at the event, although not everyone will participate in face painting. It is a family-friendly event with kids who will enjoy having their face painted. Must be at least 18 years old. If you're interested in being a face painting please register at here: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3191894.jsp

https://celiac.org

Have Fun and Trot Around at the Los Angeles 2019 Turkey Trot

Join the Celiac Disease Foundation as a volunteer for the 2nd Annual Celiac Disease FoundationTurkey Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk in Los Angeles on Saturday, Novemberember 2, 2019! This family-friendly event inspires people to come together and have fun while raising awareness for celiac disease. As a volunteer, you will receive an event t-shirt and swag bag stuffed with gluten-free samples and coupons. The volunteer shift is 7:00am-11:00am at the Van Nuys-Sherman Oaks Recreation Center on Saturday, Novemberember 2. Register here: celiac.org/2019lavolunteer Check their page on volunteermatch: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3207054.jsp Volunteers must be at least 18 Limit one t-shirt and swag bag per person.

https://celiac.org

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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/

Give Hope this 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, November 8.

http://www.stjosephctr.org

Help Out at the 7th Annual TLHOA Turkey Trot

Volunteers will have responsibilities such as parking direction, water stations, food & beverage tables, course direction, cheer stations, and event day registration. As an A5 Events volunteer you will be fed and hydrated. Volunteers are welcome to show up on the day of the event.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3168017.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 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/

Come Get Your Hands Dirty at Community Garden Days

Want to feel inspired and reconnect with nature? Come get your hands dirty at their next Community Garden Day at 24th Street Elementary School! On these days, they do the important work of keeping their gardens edible and beautiful. With your new garden friends, you'll help beautify their garden by weeding, mulching, planting, and watering. Each Community Garden Day features special activities from interactive cooking demos to educational garden projects. No gardening experience necessary! A light lunch will be served. Please wear closed toe shoes, comfy clothes that are school appropriate. Make sure to bring sunscreen, water, and a hat. The school is located at 2055 W 24th St, Los Angeles, CA 90018 (there are multiple schools on W. 24th St. but they're the one furthest to the East, so closest to Western Ave.) Their garden is all the way in the back of this large campus, behind school buildings, and not visible from the parking lot gate. To sign up please email them at: join-us@gardenschoolfoundation.org for more information about volunteering.

http://www.gardenschoolfoundation.org

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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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