Projects tagged with "Volunteers and Donations"

Prepare a Meal and Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Join their Top Chef program and prepare and donate a meal to their residents! Top Chef serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! To schedule your meal, and to learn more about the program, visit their website! https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/alexandriahouse/pages/109/attachments/original/1632767066/TOP_CHEF_GUIDELINES_2021_-_updated_9-27-2021.pdf?1632767066

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Union Station Homeless Services

For over 50 years, Union Station Homeless Services has served a Thanksgiving meal to clients and community members in need in Pasadena. Dinner in the Park is a beloved holiday tradition and they will feed those in need while adhering to COVID-19 safety standards. Union Station Homeless Services's annual Dinner in the Park will be taking place this November 17, 24 and 25, presented by SoCalGas. Similar to last year, they will be providing three different holiday meals to our neighbors: "All the Fixings" Meal Boxes, Ready-to-Heat Prepared Dinners and Day-Of Private Meals for residents. You can contribute in-kind meal items to help their kitchen team and volunteers prepare Thanksgiving meals this year! They need a variety of food items to help prepare Thanksgiving meals for those they serve! Please note that they can only accept new items only! Please email volunteer@unionstationhs.org to sign up and learn more!

Assemble Thanksgiving baskets this holiday with PATH

Help PATH this year by donating and creating Thanksgiving Baskets! Their goal is to assemble and distribute over 800 Thanksgiving meal kits to those in need. Help them make sure that everyone in our community – housed and unhoused – can enjoy a special Thanksgiving meal! Thanksgiving meal kits can be assembled at home in reusable grocery bags, boxes, tote bags or baskets. They encourage you to also include a handwritten note of support and holiday cheer. Check out their online wish list (https://a.co/hVd3ELr) for more ideas of what to include: Boxed stuffing mix, Cranberry sauce, Pie crust mix or dessert mix, Canned vegetables, Mashed potato mix or boxed mac & cheese, $20 grocery store gift card for a turkey. Due to health and safety reasons, all donated food items must be NEW and UNOPENED.Please reach out at PATHvolunteers@epath.org to learn more about in person opportunities to assemble and distribute Thanksgiving baskets this holiday! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/YTvsUmB5JJBqNkLFA

Support PATH for their Holiday Donation Drive

Join PATH for their Holiday Donation Drive! Engage your family, friends, employees, or community by hosting donation drive to support their holiday initiatives! They need donations of: Holiday treats or non-perishable food for a holiday meal, Gift Cards – Marshall’s, Target, Old Navy, etc., Cold weather items – Socks, beanies, scarves, etc. Items can also be purchased directly via their online wish list (https://a.co/aj7I1TV). Holiday gift bags can be assembled in festive reusable grocery bags or drawstring backpacks. All donated cold weather items must be new, and hygiene items should be unopened. Contactless Donation Delivery Options: 1. Purchase online for direct delivery to PATH 2. Ship items to PATH: PATH, Attn: Development, 340 N. Madison Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004 3. Schedule a donation drop-off. Email them at pathvolunteers@epath.org for more information on how to volunteer in-person to assemble jingle bags, support with gift wrapping, or to sign up your group to bring donations to a specific PATH site. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeu_ZWFA5y_vZsw0zLqJvOfWr9SW2Quwg92CiVTXaxfdD2HhQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Donate and Distribute Thanksgiving Essentials for Imagine LA

Every day, families across Los Angeles embody resilience and tenacity as they navigate their way out of poverty. Imagine LA provides the relationships and resources to help the entire family thrive for the long-term. This year Imagine LA is hosting their Thanksgiving Frozen Turkey and Meal Distribution on November 19! They are in need of frozen turkeys and full meals donations. They will also need volunteers to distribute the items as well as volunteers to deliver turkeys to homes of various low income families. If you are interested in donating and/or volunteering please email Valerie Vogt at val@imagingela.org.

Donate and Distribute Holiday Essentials for Imagine LA

Every day, families across Los Angeles embody resilience and tenacity as they navigate their way out of poverty. Imagine LA provides the relationships and resources to help the entire family thrive for the long-term. This year they are hosting their Winter Wonderland Drive Thru Drive-thru holiday distribution. They will need volunteers to distribute the items as well as donate items for about 60 families: towels, air purifier, vacuums, etc. They are open to suggestions so please email them if you have an idea on gifts to donate. If you are interested in donating and/or volunteering please email Valerie Vogt at val@imagingela.org.

Run a Toy Drive for Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club

For the Holidays, Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club will be giving toys and food to children and teens in one of the most impoverished areas in the City of Los Angeles. Volunteers are needed to help setup and organize donated toys, hand out toys to children and teens at the event, decorate, pack food into bags, hand out bags of food, and assist with sign-in for the event. Please wear warm clothes, closed toe shoes, a mask and park in available spaces nearby. They are also are also in need of help with set up, packing bags of food, and distributing all food to families. Event will be outdoor/indoor with the possibility of changes based on Covid19 developments and weather. They are also in desperate need of new toys for both boys and girls ages 2-17 years. They always need toys for older children and teens as many people tend only to give toys for younger children. They are looking for cross age and gender neutral items as well, which work across ages. Items like board games, headphones, wireless speakers, sports equipment, and art supplies are big hits! Leggo sets are also always great! For teens, curling and straightening irons, headphones, gift cards, sports team sweatshirts, and college t-shirts and sweatshirts are always needed. A great way to make a big impact is to run your own toy drive with friends and family or at your workplace. Set a goal of 20-50 gifts. Last year they made sure 631 children received gifts for the holidays and received food for their families to enjoy a holiday meal at home. YOUR HELP WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE for children struggling during uncertain times. Please drop off donations by Monday, December 20, 2021: Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club 2635 Pasadena AVenue Los Angeles, CA 90031. Please email Carlyn Oropez at coropez@labgc.org if you have any questions. Must be 18 and older to volunteer.

Be Like Santa and Distribute Toys and Food for Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club

For the Holidays, Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club will be giving toys and food to children and teens in one of the most impoverished areas in the City of Los Angeles. Volunteers are needed to help setup and organize donated toys, hand out toys to children and teens at the event, decorate, pack food into bags, hand out bags of food, and assist with sign-in for the event. Please wear warm clothes, closed toe shoes, a mask and park in available spaces nearby. They are also are also in need of help with set up, packing bags of food, and distributing all food to families. Event will be outdoor/indoor with the possibility of changes based on Covid19 developments and weather. They are also in desperate need of new toys for both boys and girls ages 2-17 years. They always need toys for older children and teens as many people tend only to give toys for younger children. They are looking for cross age and gender neutral items as well, which work across ages. Items like board games, headphones, wireless speakers, sports equipment, and art supplies are big hits! Leggo sets are also always great! For teens, curling and straightening irons, headphones, gift cards, sports team sweatshirts, and college t-shirts and sweatshirts are always needed. A great way to make a big impact is to run your own toy drive with friends and family or at your workplace. Set a goal of 20-50 gifts. Last year they made sure 631 children received gifts for the holidays and received food for their families to enjoy a holiday meal at home. YOUR HELP WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE for children struggling during uncertain times. Please drop off donations by Monday, December 20, 2021: Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club 2635 Pasadena AVenue Los Angeles, CA 90031. Please email Carlyn Oropez at coropez@labgc.org if you have any questions. Check out their Amazon Wishlist here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2G8QEWD7PS0QQ/ref=nav_wishlist_lists_1?_encoding=UTF8&type=wishlist Must be 18 and older to volunteer.

Prepare a Meal and Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Join their Top Chef program and prepare and donate a meal to their residents! Top Chef serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! To schedule your meal, and to learn more about the program, visit their website! https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/alexandriahouse/pages/109/attachments/original/1632767066/TOP_CHEF_GUIDELINES_2021_-_updated_9-27-2021.pdf?1632767066

Help Run the Altadena Farmers’ Market

The Altadena Farmers' Market is in full fall swing! Please join them every Wednesday from 4pm-7pm to support the local economy and keep the market in Altadena, meet up with friends, and enjoy this wonderful fall weather! You can donate here: https://checkout.square.site/buy/ZWPNRREFHIQEX45B3KKNI3KI to support the market, and if you are interested in volunteering, please email Stacey, STACEY@ALTADENAFARMERSMARKET.COM, for more information. Check out their instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altadenafm as well for more opportunities to support local businesses. https://portal.swiftcrm.com/community%20member.net/Doc/1fa3f5d129787ad6b1fd

Prepare a Meal and Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Join their Top Chef program and prepare and donate a meal to their residents! Top Chef serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! To schedule your meal, and to learn more about the program, visit their website! https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/alexandriahouse/pages/109/attachments/original/1632767066/TOP_CHEF_GUIDELINES_2021_-_updated_9-27-2021.pdf?1632767066

Bring Smiles and Volunteer with Assistance League of Los Angeles

Since 1919, Assistance League of Los Angeles has delivered initiatives to provide cultural enrichment opportunities, clothing and school supplies for at-risk youth, resources for foster children, and even a preschool learning center. Help support their Family Day of Service: Sweet Dreams and Bright Smiles aims to collect and sort 3,400 new personal care items for children in their Foster Children’s Resource Center and Preschool Learning Center. Items most needed: baby lotion, ethnic shampoo and conditioner, lip balm, child-size face masks, bubble bath and combs and brushes. You can support virtually before November 13th by: Shopping their Amazon Wishlist online here: https://www.amazon.com/registries/custom/D0DX1OZ22M4K/guest-view Items will be shipped directly to the League. You can also Donate Fund to them directly. Funds will be used to replenish personal care items year-round. If you have any questions please email Kai Tramiel at ktramiel@assistanceleaguela.org.

Prepare a Meal and Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Join their Top Chef program and prepare and donate a meal to their residents! Top Chef serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! To schedule your meal, and to learn more about the program, visit their website! https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/alexandriahouse/pages/109/attachments/original/1632767066/TOP_CHEF_GUIDELINES_2021_-_updated_9-27-2021.pdf?1632767066

Prepare a Meal and Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Join their Top Chef program and prepare and donate a meal to their residents! Top Chef serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! To schedule your meal, and to learn more about the program, visit their website! https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/alexandriahouse/pages/109/attachments/original/1632767066/TOP_CHEF_GUIDELINES_2021_-_updated_9-27-2021.pdf?1632767066

Prepare a Meal and Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Join their Top Chef program and prepare and donate a meal to their residents! Top Chef serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! To schedule your meal, and to learn more about the program, visit their website! https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/alexandriahouse/pages/109/attachments/original/1632767066/TOP_CHEF_GUIDELINES_2021_-_updated_9-27-2021.pdf?1632767066

Help Run the Altadena Farmers’ Market

The Altadena Farmers' Market is in full fall swing! Please join them every Wednesday from 4pm-7pm to support the local economy and keep the market in Altadena, meet up with friends, and enjoy this wonderful fall weather! You can donate here: https://checkout.square.site/buy/ZWPNRREFHIQEX45B3KKNI3KI to support the market, and if you are interested in volunteering, please email Stacey, STACEY@ALTADENAFARMERSMARKET.COM, for more information. Check out their instagram: https://www.instagram.com/altadenafm as well for more opportunities to support local businesses. https://portal.swiftcrm.com/community%20member.net/Doc/1fa3f5d129787ad6b1fd

Prepare a Meal and Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Join their Top Chef program and prepare and donate a meal to their residents! Top Chef serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! To schedule your meal, and to learn more about the program, visit their website! https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/alexandriahouse/pages/109/attachments/original/1632767066/TOP_CHEF_GUIDELINES_2021_-_updated_9-27-2021.pdf?1632767066

Prepare a Meal and Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Join their Top Chef program and prepare and donate a meal to their residents! Top Chef serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! To schedule your meal, and to learn more about the program, visit their website! https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/alexandriahouse/pages/109/attachments/original/1632767066/TOP_CHEF_GUIDELINES_2021_-_updated_9-27-2021.pdf?1632767066

Help Distribute Thanksgiving Meals with Act’s of Compassion

Act's of Compassion focuses on making the maximum positive effort for the community by providing weekly meals for then Homeless. Please volunteer to help their In-person Pre-Thanksgiving Brunch, for the homeless community and their families. A thanksgiving meal will be provided, along with new Tennis shoes, Clothes and Hygiene packets. Volunteer Details: Their is no event parking, must park on the street. All volunteers must wear mask, due to the pandemic. Donations are needed for the homeless community and at-risk youth in underserved communities. If you think this something you might be interested in, they would love to have you! To volunteer and/or donate please contact Rachel Mitchell at rmitchell@actsofcompassions.org.

Give Back to the Community and Volunteer with Praises of Zion M.B.C

Praises of Zion M.B.C is committed to giving back to the community. Despite the struggle of the COVID Pandemic, they assisted over 200-250 people with food boxes and non-perishable items. This year they know the need is much greater. Which is why their goal has doubled to aid the great 700 or better! They will be providing all essential donations in a box. Due to the COVID restrictions they will be adjusting to the way they provide these services. Making sure they have social distancing, gloves and sanitizer for all volunteers. The boxes will be distributed via a pick up or drive up and go areas. They attached a list of essential donations that are needed. Please volunteer to help if you can! ALL volunteers must wear masks and adhere to CDC guidelines. They are requesting volunteers for set up, distribution and break down. If you can help with all or just one please contact them so they can prepare accordingly. There will be some parking available including street parking. Please wear black pants and either a volunteer shirt or black shirt. All donations must be either wrapped or closed. They are unable to take clothing at this time. They are able to accept the following: Bottle Water, Masks, Hand Sanitizers, Canned goods, Non perishable food items, Hand wipes, Gloves, Boxes (to put donations in). Blankets (ONLY FACTORY SEALED), Lotion, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, shampoo, soap, other hygiene items, Bags, Back to School Supplies Notebooks & Pen (ONLY FACTORY SEALED) If you would like to send a monetary donation please contact them directly. They are in desperate need of school supplies, turkeys and hygiene items. Please email Chery Roach at cherylhouston92@yahoo.com to get more information and to sign up to volunteer.
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