Projects tagged with "Thanksgiving"

Join Pico Union Project’s 5th Annual ‘Faithsgiving’ Celebration

For the 5th straight year, Pico Union will be opening their doors and their hearts to the community in an afternoon event that will include magic, food, games, art projects and live music from the band Mostly Kosher and others. They are guaranteeing the giveaway of 500 turkeys, but their aim is close to 800 this year. The Pico Union Project is a multi-faith, multicultural center housed in the 1909 original home of Sinai Temple. They have volunteer opportunities all day. They will have bounce houses, magicians, face painters, live music and a whole lot of turkeys and produce to give away. For more information, or if you would like to volunteer for this unique event, please contact Lauree at the Pico Union Project at (213) 915-0084 or info@picounionproject.org. Sign up to volunteer or donate at www.picounionproject.org/faithsgiving.   After you sign up you will get all the instructions you will need to know, like parking and your role for the day! The turkeys are donated by by people like you, supplying us with enough food to provide to the residents who may not otherwise be able to afford them.

http://www.picounionproject.org

Help to Prepare Thanksgiving Meals with One Incredible Family

One Incredible Family needs help to open cans, stir, cut, chop, mash, slice, bake, ladle, draw, color, be artistic, package, deliver, serve and INSPIRE! PREPARATION OF MEALS & BANNER CREATION: 6:30 AM _ 1:00 PM (Continental Breakfast Provided) ASSEMBLY & PACKING: 1:00 PM _ 4:00 PM DELIVER, SERVE & CLEAN-UP: 4:00 PM _ 8:00pm Click link to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000GFmsLUAT. This project benefits homeless families and veterans in Los Angeles County. Age Minimum (with Adult): 8+, Minimum Age:12+. Volunteers will prepare over 1,600 meals, create 24 artistic and uplifting banners, assemble and package meals, deliver and serve meals at shelters, and clean-up prep facility. Volunteers may also bring cooked turkeys on the morning of the event. Time Commitment: 3 hours. No special skills or experience required except an open heart and playful spirit ! Please note that there is a minimum donation (participation fee) of $ 5 to volunteer at this event. If this donation is a hardship, they will waive the participation fee on a case-by-case basis. Please let them know. THINGS TO DONATE: TURKEYS Cooked at your Home! (well-cooked, 18-25 lbs.) delivered to them (minus drippings please!) Pies, Rolls, Juice Boxes & Waters. Have a Van or Truck for Delivery? Please let them know! Parking lot behind center

http://www.oneincrediblefamily.org/event-calendar/

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Give the Gift of a Holiday Meal with Volunteer Action for Aging

Don't miss the opportunity to take part in this wonderful act of giving by participating in Volunteer Action for Aging's Annual Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Event. Just a few hours in the morning on Thanksgiving Day to pick up and deliver 1 or more meals with a brief visit to home bound seniors living in the Long Beach and Los Angeles area can bring more joy to an individual than you can ever imagine. You can make this a family event or have a friend or partner join you in volunteering and still be home in time to enjoy your own Thanksgiving dinner. Want to learn more, have specific questions? Please call (562) 637-7169 or e-mail VAA@scanhealthplan.com to inquire and one of their team members will reach out to you!

https://scan.samaritan.com/custom/501/index.php

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Be a Part of Unearth and Empower Communities’s 2nd Annual “Thanksgiving in the Park”

Unearth and Empower Communities' 2nd Annual "Thanksgiving in the Park" is hosted in partnership with City Church of Compton. they meet at Lueder's Park in Compton at 9am to set up their Thanksgiving Feast, which is open to all who wander into the park. There is a large homeless population in this area and they want to feed and bless their neighbors. they deliver plates to those that can't make it to the park as well as serve to those they see. their goal is to feed 150 neighbors. Set-Up starts at 9am. Clean-Up is around 12pm. they are in need of monetary donations to purchase food items or food and supply donations. Menu: Smoked Turkey Mashed Potatoes Gravy Green Beans Cranberry Sauce Hawaiian Rolls 20 Pumpkin Pies Cool Whip 4 cases of Water Coffee Cream & Sugar Ice Supplies: Serving Utensils To-Go Containers Plates Forks & Spoons Napkins Coffee cups Rags Plastic Gloves

http://www.unearthandEmpower.org

Participate in the 3nd Annual Drumstick Dash to Benefit Hope of the Valley

Do something good with Hope of the Valley and others on Thanksgiving morning (Nov. 22 at 7:00 am) as everyone runs to provide food, clothing and shelter to homeless men, women, and children in surrounding communities. Bring your family, friends, neighbors, gym buddies or even your co-workers! Hope of the Valleys got something for everyone: a 10K, 5K walk/run and a Kid's Fun Run. For more information regarding the Drumstick Dash, or to register, visit http://www.drumstickdashla.com/! All funds raised will be used to provide hot meals, housing, health services, healing, and HOPE to the homeless in the greater San Fernando Valley Area through Hope of the Valley Rescue Center.

http://www.hopeofthevalley.org/

Come Assist the Burbank YMCA at Their Turkey Trot

Come assist the Burbank YMCA put on their Turkey Trot race Thanksgiving morning. They need help with distribution of food and water, kiddie fun run, medal distribution and more. Parking FREE PARKING is available at the Burbank Town Center mall located directly across from the Y at the corner (access the parking areas from E. Cypress Street). REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 14 to volunteer.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3017116.jsp

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Join Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation for a Fun Filled Run

Looking to Volunteers on Thanksgiving morning? Join Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation in the CBS Studio lot starting at 5:30 am for a fun filled 5k/10k. the Drumstick Dash will raise funds to feed the homeless in the San Fernando Valley. Volunteers will help with registration, finish line, medals, goodie bags, course support, water station, kids run, and cheering on runners. Each volunteer will be provided with food, beverages, a t-shirt, and community service hours. This is a perfect way to give back on the most thankful day of the year. Please, contact Angela Holder for more information. Link: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2947478.jsp

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2947478.jsp

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: 11/18/18, 11/19/18, 11/20/18, 11/21/18, or 11/22/22

http://www.ifhomeless.org

Serve a Hot Meal to the Homeless Community with Food on Foot

Do you want to feel really good on Thanksgiving Day? Join Food on Foot on November 22rd for a special Thanksgiving serving. Volunteering is also a perfect way for you to spend the holiday with your friends and family. Children ages 6 and up are welcome. You will light up the spirits of our most vulnerable neighbors in need when you volunteer during their special Thanksgiving serving. Please help in serving a wonderful dinner, sleeping bags and bus tokens to the poor and homeless of Hollywood this Thanksgiving. Advance registration is required at www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer. They fill up quickly as space is limited. Over 250 people will thank you, and it will be an experience you will never forget. For more information please contact jay@foodonfoot.org

www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer

Help with Holiday Meals with Volunteer Actions for Aging

Put the Give In Thanksgiving with Volunteer Actions for Aging. They are looking for kind and caring volunteers for a variety of tasks on Thanksgiving morning. They need drivers to come to their SCAN Headquarters in Long Beach, pick up meals and delivery instructions for seniors who have requested meals and then deliver them to the seniors in their house or apartments in many cities in Los Angeles County. You pick the distance and the number of meals you would like to deliver. They ask for a minimum of 10 miles and 3 locations as they serve seniors spread out over the County. The time commitment is small, approximately 2 hours between 10am-noon. Many volunteers load up their family members, kids, friends and pets in the car to make the deliveries. They are also in need of standby volunteers to fill in for delivery folks who cant make it at the last minute. In addition they need volunteers at their HQ to help with the meal packing, distribution and paperwork. To join them on that day, please sign up soon.

https://scan.samaritan.com/

Assist in Event Prep for Gamers for Good

Join Gamers for Good at the Westside Thanksgiving. Plan to arrive 1/2 hour early for the shift you have been assigned so youll have time to park and go through orientation. Look for volunteers directing traffic to available parking lots, then check-in on Corinth Avenue at the Volunteer Check-in sign by the municipal buildings. Dinner will be served between 11am-3pm. Then everyone will pack up and clean up until 6 pm. Gamers for Good welcome everyone: especially veterans, students, low-income families, seniors, anyone who is homeless, and anyone who is alone on Thanksgiving. All volunteers will be working outdoors. Wear comfortable footwear. All children under 18 MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. RSVP HERE: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2877877.jsp

http://www.gamersforgood.com/

Help Serve Thanksgiving Meals with PATH

For the eighth year in a row, Pink Taco on Sunset Strip will prepare a delicious holiday lunch for PATH clients and PATH Ventures tenants on Thanksgiving Day. They need your support in helping serve meals, clean tables, coordinate volunteer parking, distribute goodie bags, and more! 100% of ticket proceeds will go towards sponsoring comfortable transportation for their clients.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/path-pink-taco-thanksgiving-day-lunch-tickets-51430500010?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

http://makingithome.org/

Uplift the Spirits of the Clients of Union Station Homeless Services

For 46 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! Almost all of the food served at this event is donated by generous community members, and every little bit helps! Please view their wishlist for a list of needed items. All items can be delivered to their Adult Center 7-days a week, located at 412 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena CA 91105.

http://www.unionstationhs.org

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Pitch in on Fred Jordans Missions’ Thanksgiving Street Banquet for the Poor

Every year Fred Jordan hosts Thanksgiving on the Streets on Skid Row. They bring out the very best musicians and guest speaker. The day begins with praise and worship provided by outstanding musicians, followed by a simple presentation of the gospel by pastors, then dinner is served. Volunteers will serve a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings to thousands of folks. To help, please contact the Mission. Please Note: To register to help with the Thanksgiving Street Banquet, visit https://fjm.org/events/view/30

https://fjm.org

Pitch in on Big Sunday’s Annual Thanksgiving Stuffing Event

Call us biased, but you haven't experienced Thanksgiving until you've come to Big Sunday's Annual Thanksgiving Stuffing event. We want to make sure everyone gets to celebrate Thanksgiving! So, each year, nice people from all over town join us as we fill bags with delicious holiday food for thousands of hungry and grateful people. Even better, we all enjoy arts & crafts, live bluegrass, breakfast and the company of other nice, giving people. Kind of what Thanksgiving is all about. If you'd like to help sort and pack these much-needed items during their annual Thanksgiving Stuffing event on Wednesday, November 21 from 9:00 am _ 12:00 pm, please contact Rob today! Items Needed: Canned Yams, Canned Green Beans, Cornbread Mix, Stuffing Mix, Gravy, Mashed Potato Mix, Cranberry Sauce, Fresh Vegetables, Pies, $10 Supermarket Gift Cards for Turkeys, Can You Help? To volunteer, donate food and/or start a food collection please sign up at http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/thanksgiving. Can they Shop For You? Great! Donate at http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/donate-now/! (Food starts at just $1 per item! Or you can sponsor a Turkey for $10 each!) Interested in sponsoring this event? Awesome! Sponsorships are $10,000, $5000, $2500 & $1000. Please contact david@bigsunday.org. All food items are needed by Nov. 21. http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/donate-now/

www.bigsunday.org

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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: 11/18/18, 11/19/18, 11/20/18, 11/21/18, or 11/22/21

http://www.ifhomeless.org

Serve Thanksgiving Meals with PATH

PATH is moving thousands of individuals, Veterans, and families off the streets and into permanent housing every year. They are looking for up to six volunteers (18+) able to purchase, prepare, and serve a meal at our 30-Veteran interim housing facility in West Los Angeles. They are also always looking for supporters able to assemble reusable shopping bags filled with the following items for our social workers to redistribute to clients in need. - One $30 gift card to Ralphs or Food for Less - Thanksgiving greeting card - 1 box of corn bread or corn muffin mix - 1 box of mashed potato mix - 1 box of stuffing - 1 box of pudding mix - 1 can of cranberries - 1 box of chicken broth - 2 cans of yams - 4 cans of vegetables - Misc. Thanksgiving decorations (ex. plates, napkins) Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact sophial@epath.org or (323) 644-2231. Thank you!

Help Homeless Families at Lynwood Unified School District | Homeless Education Program During the Holidays

The Homeless Ed Program in Lynwood serves over 500 students at any given day in a community of roughly 15,000 students. they serve a largely immigrant population with a high unemployment rate, many of their students do not have a Thanksgiving meal to look forward to over the holidays. Their 4th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway is scheduled to take place Wednesday, November 21, 2018. their goal is to provide 150 turkeys and food baskets to their neediest families. they are seeking donations like: turkeys, ham, gift cards (grocery stores like Superior, Food 4 Less, El Super) to donate during the event. The support of your organizations is key in supporting their homeless families and also a way that you can continue helping their students and families in their social and academics. Not only will your contribution be publicly recognized during the event, but this will also be a great opportunity for you to make an impact toward their neediest families in Lynwood! Their Homeless Ed Program and school sites will identify 150 families in need of a Thanksgiving meal and they will wrap up the items in a goody bag. Your donation are tax deductibles.

https://www.lynwood.k12.ca.us

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: 11/18/18, 11/19/18, 11/20/18, 11/21/18, or 11/22/20

http://www.ifhomeless.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: 11/18/18, 11/19/18, 11/20/18, 11/21/18, or 11/22/19

http://www.ifhomeless.org

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