Projects tagged with "ARTS/CRAFTS"

Donate Wishlist Items to Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) is in need of wishlist items for their clients. They accept all kind of toys as long as they refrain from any toys that resemble any type of weapons or promote violence, i.e. toy guns, etc. They have students in 1st - 12th grade. They will happily be able to pick up gift donations at your convenience as well. There are a few ways to donate: The first way is to check HOLA's Amazon Wishlist. This list can serve as a staff suggestion of what to buy and donate, or you can also purchase gifts right off the Wishlist and have it sent straight to HOLA's headquarters. Some Highly Requested Items from students: Slime, Play-Doh, Backpacks, American Doll, Board Games, Any type of Lego set, Books, Soccer Balls, Coloring set or painting, Instant Polaroid Cameras or the film set. (popular with middle schoolers and high school), Yogurt-Land gift cards (popular with middle schoolers and high school), hydro flask water Bottles, Nike socks for men or women (popular with middle schoolers and high school). If you don't want to give a traditional gift, HOLA is very much in need of general school supplies, art supplies, or athletics supplies i.e. basketballs, soccer balls, Gatorade, hydro flask water bottles for students, etc. Please contact Monica Aguilera at maguilera@heartofla.org if you have any questions.

http://heartofla.org

Volunteer at the Boys & Girls Club Holiday Toy Giveaway

Boys & Girls Club is hosting their annual Holiday toy giveaway for all club members. This day includes food, arts & crafts and a visit from Santa and his Elf. Their program is opened to the entire Boys & Girls Club community. Every year they ask for toy/monetary(gift cards) donations. They need two groups of 6-8 volunteers on the day of the event. The 1st group (10 am - 12 noon) will sort all gifts by age and gender. 2nd group (2- 5:30 pm) will support staff during Holiday party. Volunteers may be asked to help in various areas, such as food, arts & crafts, photo booth with Santa and Member Gift giveaway. Toy Donations for ages 5- 12 and gift cards for club members ages 13-17 years old would be appreciated. For all questions regarding donations please contact Marisa Robinson marisarobinson@bgcburbank.org or (818)842-0694 ext. 121

http://bgcburbank.org

Empower Children Through the Arts for the Holidays

The mission of Free Arts is to use art to restore hope, resilience and self-esteem in children in Los Angeles ages 4-18 who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty and/or homelessness. They depend on a team of committed volunteers to make this possible. If you would like to spend a few hours a week this Holiday Season doing art projects with children as they wait for their hearings in dependency court you can attend the volunteer mentor training on either November 19th or December 17th from 12 to 3pm at the Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court in Monterey Park. For more information or to RSVP please contact Carly Taylor at carly@freearts.org

http://www.freearts.org

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Pitch in at Big Sunday’s TM@10 Event #5

Here's a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we will host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We have helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities around all over town. Join us as we decorate holiday cookies for US Vets Inglewood! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s MM@10 Event #5

Here's a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). Its a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we make animal blankets and toys for No Kill LA! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

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Brunch with Santa with the City of Rancho Palos Verdes

Brunch with Santa is a family event where kids have breakfast with their family and enjoy a Christmas show. This event serves as a fundraiser for REACH which is a program for adults with disabilities. Come join them help put together this fun event and help the REACH participants get funds for their program while you gain volunteer hours. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old. Volunteers will be assisting with: staffing a photo booth, help REACH participants, staff their gift store booth, decorating booths and facility, inflating balloons with helium, assisting patrons taking pictures, help with hospitality services such as helping serve food for the attendees and more tasks as needed. Feel free to bring your ugly Christmas sweater or hat! They will provide snacks and water for volunteers. Any questions please email volunteer@rpvca.gov. Click here to sign up: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3010595.jsp

https://www.rpvca.gov/

Beautify Immaculate Conception School’s Campus

Join Immaculate Conception School for their community service day. The school is celebrating 100 years and on. Dec. 8th they will have a day to beautify the campus, such as gardening, weeding, painting and planting. They are in need of the following items: Dirt , paint, gardening tools, painting tools, plants, flower, gloves, plastic tarps. Paint: brown, blue, black and beige Snacks: water, drinks,

http://www.ics-la.org

Help Home-SAFE Vista Del Mar Throw a Holiday Party

Home-SAFE is planning a Holiday Party (X-mas, Hanukkah & Kwanzaa) for Saturday Dec 8, 2018 at the LA Zoo for poverty level families with children ages 0-12 years of age. They will be offer zoo entrance, lunch, arts & crafts and gifts., Home-SAFE is planning a Holiday Party (Hanukkah/Christmas/Kwanza) at the LA Zoo on Dec 8, 2018. Their guests will be poverty level families who are enrolled in their Early Head Start and child abuse prevention programs. They will be offering zoo entrance, lunch, arts & crafts and small gifts. they do not have funding to have their children ages 0-8 years of age ride the zoo merry - go- round. They expect approximately 100 children. (tickets for children are $3.00 each) They would be grateful for any donation that you can offer.

Help Prep for the Brunch with Santa with the City of Rancho Palos Verdes

Do you enjoy planning and organizing events? This is a great opportunity for you! Come and gain some new skills along with volunteer hours and even meet new people! Volunteers will be helping staff set up for the event that will take place the next day. Helping set up tables and chairs. Decorate the facility and tables. Help put together some crafts/decorations. Sorting and putting materials together for the event and more. They will provide water and snacks for volunteers! Sign up at volunteer@rpvca.gov. Click here to sign up:https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3009370.jsp

https://www.rpvca.gov/

Pitch in at Big Sunday’s TM@10 Event #4

Here's a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we will host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We have helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities around all over town. Join us as we assemble hygiene kits for United Friends of the Children! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

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Come Spread Holiday Joy at Long Beach VA Hospital’s Holiday Bash.

Long Beach VA Hospital is looking for someone to come as Santa, if you have a Santa costume and fit the part, please request this specifically. This is a potluck style party and they would love to have you show off your culinary skills by sharing a delicious dish or drink, please contact them beforehand to let them know what you will be sharing. They will be doing holiday crafts and need donations for art material, if you have an interest in leading a crafts table let them know your idea. they will be playing white elephant and need wrapped gifts no more than $15 (population appropriate for vision impairment). If you would like to provide musical entertainment such as singing or playing an instrument please provide amplifier, microphone, music stand ext. Contact Victoria Hernandez for more details at Victoria.escovedo@va.gov or by calling 562-826-8000 Ext. 6032 Please come by at 5pm to help set up and decorate. they will be organizing in the dinning room at the Blind Rehabilitation Center. Holiday Bash will begin at 6:00pm. If donating food, please make sure it is wrapped securely and labeled so they know what ingredients are inside. Some of their vets do have dietary restriction and others may be vegetarian or vegan. If you are donating a gift for their white elephant party please have the gift wrapped and ready to go. If donating art supply for crafts there is no need to gift wrap. Please drop off all donations at the Recreation Therapy office at the Blind Rehabilitation center in building 166.

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s MM@10 Event #4

Here's a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). Its a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we decorate ornaments and make snow globes for our Holiday Party! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

Join San Gabriel/Pomona Parents’place Family Resource and Empowerment Center for Their Santa Photo Day

Santa Photo day gives children who have special needs to take pictures with Santa. Santa Photo Day was created to help families avoid the over-stimulating sights and sounds of standing in long lines at the mall. Volunteers will assist families with: Checking In, Talk to Families, Opportunity to participate in drawing, colors, and games with children while they wait in line to take photos with Santa. May assist in the kitchen and directing families through each waiting area. Volunteers are provided lunch. REQUIREMENTS: From 4 hours to 7 hours. Can work in shifts. click here to sign up:https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3030221.jsp

Pitch in at Big Sunday’s TM@10 Event #3

Here's a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we will host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We have helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities around all over town. Join us as make sack lunches for Covenant House. For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

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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!)

www.bigsunday.org

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s MM@10 Event #3

Here's a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). Its a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we make animal blankets for the Amanda Foundation! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

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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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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s MM@10 Event #2

Here's a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). Its a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we decorate Thanksgiving bags for our Thanksgiving Stuffing Event. To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

Empower Children Through the Arts for the Holidays

The mission of Free Arts is to use art to restore hope, resilience and self-esteem in children in Los Angeles ages 4-18 who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty and/or homelessness. They depend on a team of committed volunteers to make this possible. If you would like to spend a few hours a week this Holiday Season doing art projects with children as they wait for their hearings in dependency court you can attend the volunteer mentor training on either November 19th or December 17th from 12 to 3pm at the Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court in Monterey Park. For more information or to RSVP please contact Carly Taylor at carly@freearts.org

http://www.freearts.org

Pitch in at Big Sunday’s TM@10 Event #3

Here's a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we will host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We have helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities around all over town. Join us as we make blankets for the Assistance League of Los Angeles. For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

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