Projects tagged with "ABUSE"

Volunteer with LGBTQ Center of Long Beach this Holiday Season #1

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach advances equity for LGBTQ people through culturally responsive advocacy, education, programs, and services. They envision fully affirming communities where all LGBTQ people live in health, wellness, safety and prosperity. Attend their Volunteer Informational to learn about The Center’s mission, programs, and services, available volunteer positions and the roles, responsibilities and expectations for each position, minimum volunteer requirements, steps for completing an application, and moving forward in the volunteer selection process. To learn more and register please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-informational-11152019-tickets-75962741605?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

https://www.centerlb.org/

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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

Help Alcoholism Center for Women Patch up their Grounds

Alcoholism Center for Women need help with building and grounds that they are constantly fixing, painting, planting. They also need assistance in improving the inside and outside of the facility. If you are interested in assisting, please contact info@acwla.org.

http://alcoholismcenterforwomen.org

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Join Alcoholism Center for Women and Become a Substance Abuse Intern

Alcoholism Center for Women is in need of substance abuse interns. Interns are welcome to assist ACW's Residential and Outpatient Programs. Please contact info@acwla.org for more information.

http://alcoholismcenterforwomen.org

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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

Help Out at Big Sunday’s 2W@10 Event #1

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! We host a special service event every 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month where we help a different local nonprofits and schools. Each month we help create a safe and fun environment for volunteers with developmental and/or physical challenges so they can socialize and give back to others in need. (This is where you come in!) We need extra volunteers to come and hang out with these volunteers and assist them with the project. Join us as we Pack Self-Care Spa Kits filled with goodies for Alcoholism Center for Women! All ages are welcome, but volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. For more info or to RSVP, please email Tamara at tamara@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/2w10-2/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

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Volunteer with LGBTQ Center of Long Beach this Holiday Season #2

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach advances equity for LGBTQ people through culturally responsive advocacy, education, programs, and services. They envision fully affirming communities where all LGBTQ people live in health, wellness, safety and prosperity. Attend their Volunteer Informational to learn about The Center’s mission, programs, and services, available volunteer positions and the roles, responsibilities and expectations for each position, minimum volunteer requirements, steps for completing an application, and moving forward in the volunteer selection process. To learn more and register please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-informational-11012019-tickets-75962394567?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

https://www.centerlb.org/

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Make the Holidays Memorable by Donating to East Los Angeles Women’s Center

East Los Angeles Women's Center is a beacon of hope, a lifeline, and a public voice for thousands of individuals and families whose lives are shattered by domestic violence and/or sexual violence, or HIV/AIDS. They need toys, gift cards, new clothes (all sizes), socks (all sizes), stuffed animals, board games, balls, and anything else children can enjoy this holiday season.

https://www.elawc.org/

Donate Toys for Homeless Kids of Covenant House California

Our great friends at Covenant House California reach out to at-risk homeless youth living on the streets and offer them hope and opportunities to turn their lives around. They help abused or neglected youth who have nowhere else to go. Pitch in on a special holiday toy drive for the children of CHC’s residents. Children vary in ages from newborn to 13 years old (both boys and girls). Any kind of toy will be most gratefully received. They recommend toys that do not need batteries as their youth can not afford to replace batteries. Unwrapped, please. To help, contact Sister Margaret at mfarrell@covca.org or call (323) 461-3131.

http://www.covenanthousecalifornia.org

Join Alcoholism Center for Women for their Bring Home Hope Benefit

ACW Cordially Invites You To BRING HOPE HOME Thursday night Decemberember 5th, 2019, 6:30pm to 9pm Featuring the angelic voice of ACW Alumni Susan Gray. Attendees will celebrate their recent Alumni, be transported to the heavens listening to Susan sing, participate in a sing along and enjoy dinner and holiday festivities. $25 Admission, $10 ACW Alumni, $3 In Treatment. Donations welcome. Reserve your spot today Call 213.381.8500 or E-mail Info@acwla.org

http://alcoholismcenterforwomen.org

Rebuild a Resume and a Life with CLARE Foundation

CLARE Foundation is a nonprofit organization and trusted community resource, providing effective and affordable alcoholism, substance abuse and behavioral health treatment and prevention services for nearly 50 years. Experienced, compassionate and specially trained staff help women and men find an end to the pain and suffering that is at the heart of addiction and discover hope in recovery. Your choice to volunteer at the CLARE Foundation is a choice to support people in difficult circumstances who sincerely want to make better lives for themselves and rejoin society as productive citizens. Any experience you have as an interviewer or applicant is invaluable to folks who don't. If you've ever had a job, you can help someone else find one! Volunteers are needed to work on resumes, conduct mock interviews, and prepare budgets with people to prepare them to rejoin the workforce. Volunteers MUST by age 55 or older to RSVP. For more information and to sign up please click here: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000eOqPQUA0

https://www.clarematrix.org/volunteer/

Volunteer with LGBTQ Center of Long Beach this Holiday Season #3

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach advances equity for LGBTQ people through culturally responsive advocacy, education, programs, and services. They envision fully affirming communities where all LGBTQ people live in health, wellness, safety and prosperity. Attend their Volunteer Informational to learn about The Center’s mission, programs, and services, available volunteer positions and the roles, responsibilities and expectations for each position, minimum volunteer requirements, steps for completing an application, and moving forward in the volunteer selection process. To learn more and register please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-informational-12132019-tickets-75962890049?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

https://www.centerlb.org/

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Sponsor a Santa to Bring Christmas Cheer to Homeless Youth at Covenant House California

Our great friends at Covenant House California reach out to at-risk homeless youth living on the streets and offer them hope and opportunities to turn their lives around. They help abused or neglected youth who have nowhere else to go. Christmas Day is a very difficult and rather emotional day for the youth at Covenant House. Each year they try and have Santa visit in the morning and it greatly helps cheer the youth. For the holidays, they would like someone to sponsor Santa for their residents on Christmas morning. The Big Sunday community has helped with this for years. Will you be this year's "Secret Santa"? To help, contact Sister Margaret at mfarrell@covca.org or call (323) 461-3131.

http://www.covenanthousecalifornia.og