Projects tagged with "CLOTHES"

Help Support the Social Model Recovery Systems, Inc.

The Skid Row Community Refresh Spot is a grass roots community designed response to the public health crises in Skid Row. This hygiene center is open 7 days per week and 24 hrs per day. More than 600 users per day pass through the space which provides free showers, bathroom access, and limited laundry access. There is a need for supplementary resources (donations) to assist in meeting the community demand and enhancing the quality of service provided. Homeless Healthcare Los Angeles (HHCLA) is the lead organization operating the site and partners included Social Model Recovery, Goodwill, and Fidelity. The ReFresh Spot is in need of donations of shoes, undergarments, and socks for men and women (population is mainly adults). Drop off location for donations is HHCLA 512 E. 4th St., LA, CA 90013 (7:30AM-3:00PM). Other hygiene related items and culturally appropriate hair and skin care products are welcomed (population is predominately African American).

Help at a Holiday Extravaganza for Homeless Kids

Nu Skool Sings Old School will proudly present their Annual Holiday Extravaganza. For the past 14 years, they have hosted the Holiday Extravaganza for the inner-city kids that they serve all year around. Mini Concert by Nu Skool Sings Old School Star Performers & Kids Holiday Fashion Show, Celebrity Guests Presentations, Dancing, Games, Fun Raffles, Refreshments, Photo Shoots and Much More. And of course, Their Famous Toy & Gift Giveaway Party! They serve children living on the streets, in hotels or temporary housing. They also serve the children of former foster girls, children living with low income grandparents or other relatives and families in crisis. Now they are preparing to serve 100 kids this year. Most of their children must be bussed in from different areas throughout the city. Nu Skool Sings Old School Star Performers will distribute toys and gifts to the invited inner city children and also pose for picture with them on the Red Carpet. They have also invited some Celebrity Guests to come out and help them make this holiday season a memorable experience for some amazing kids! Nu Skool need toys and gifts for young children ages 3 to 13 years old. They also need fun gifts for teenagers ages 14 to 16 years old. They would deeply appreciate any warm clothing items, such as: blankets, sleeping bags, jackets, coats or sock for their homeless kids who often live on the streets.

Support Local Small Businesses with the Audubon Center at Debs Park

Join the Audubon Center for their 2nd annual Arroyo Seco Marketplace. What better way to get ahead of your holiday shopping and support local small businesses and vendors than with their nature themed vendor booths. They'll have food, music, activities, and programs running all day long for the whole family. Stay throughout the day and participate in the raffle. Come explore the marketplace--you're bound to find something for everyone on your holiday list!

Adopt a Family for Thanksgiving

Adopt a Club Family For Thanksgiving! Every year the Antelope Valley Boys & Girls Club gathers baskets of blessings for those families most in need. Items consist of warm winter clothing (beanie's, gloves, jackets...), blankets, hygiene items, and grocery store gift cards for their Thanksgiving meal. They need donations of the following: Warm Winter Clothing (Hats, Socks, Beanies, Gloves, Scarfs, Jackets...) Blankets Hygiene Products (Soap, Shampoo, Deodorant, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste...) Grocery Store Gift Cards Monetary Donations to purchase items. Monetary Donations can be made online at You can arrange a donation drop off by contacting Sally Altobelli at 661-267-2582 or they appreciate your support. A receipt can be provided for your donation. All donations are tax deductible by the fullest extent of the law.

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 December 14 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. Contributions can be delivered to My Friends Place M-F, 9-5.. If you are unable to do a drop off, please consider giving through their Amazon Wishlist! If you can help, please provide all donations by December 7. To coordinate a donation drop off or for more info on hosting a Gift Drive or Giving Tree, please contact Rachel Sanchez, Development Associate, at 323-908-0011 X109 or All contributions are tax deductible and greatly appreciated!

Knit or Crochet Warm Hats and Scarves for the Troops

Theres something about receiving a handmade item that warms the heart, especially when youre deployed. Why? Because every moment of time, talent, and energy poured into a handmade item is an expression of deep appreciation for the service and sacrifice of the service members who receive their Care Packages. In the cold winter months, Operation Gratitude includes a lovingly handmade scarf or hat in every Care Package they send to the Troops. To make that happen, they need the knitting and crocheting talents of many Volunteers across the country. For detailed instructions visit:

Help Provide Care Packages for Operation Gratitude

What better way to mark the holidays than to share the spirit with someone bravely serving their country? Every year, Operation Gratitude sends 200,000+ individually addressed care packages to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed overseas, to their children left behind, and to New Recruits, Veterans, First Responders, Wounded Heroes and their Care Givers. Each package contains food, hygiene products, entertainment and handmade items, as well as personal letters of support. At this time, are most urgent needs are: Socks (Crew Length, Black); Deodorant (Non-Aerosol); All-Purpose Wipes (individual wipe or 30-wipe or less packs); Razor (Disposable singles); Body Wash (Travel Size); Warmers (i.e.: Hot Hands, Grabbers); Cotton Swabs/Q-Tips (Travel Size); Pocket Tissue packs; Mouthwash (Travel Size); Hand or Body Lotion (Travel Size); Lip Balm (i.e.: Chapstick, Carmex, Blistex); Blank Note/Greeting Cards (for Troops to write home); Small Notepads Snack Foods: Bags of Jerky (smaller size, single serve); Individual Size Salty Snack pack (peanuts, pistachios, etc.); Protein Energy; Bars; Fruit Snacks (individual size); Gift cards to chain stores such as supermarkets, drugstores, Walmart, Target, or VISA, MasterCard, American Express. For More Info please contact Kelly South at

Support Covenant House’s Special Outreach to Homeless Youth on Skid Row

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. They have a special day of outreach to the homeless on Skid Row on December 22. They want blankets, socks, beanies and a sweater for the homeless, men and women living on Skid Row. On December 22, the youth from Covenant House with staff and volunteers will go to Skid Row to distribute bags filled with a blanket, socks, beanie, jacket.

Pitch in the Help the Women Shelter of Long Beach’s Holiday Giving Program

Holiday Giving Programs for victims of domestic violence and their families. These programs are family and Client specific and needs to be here at the Domestic Violence Resource Center by Monday, December 17, 2018 so that they can properly distribute your donation. They are very much in need of Holiday and every day items including new warm winter clothes for women (all sizes) and children (both genders, ages newborn to 17 years old), accessories, Holiday clothing, non-violent and educational toys, Family Rated movies & video and games are welcome. For the Holiday Season, we asked that all donations be new, unused items. Gift Cards in small denominations ($5. and $10) to Food4Less, Walmart and Target are greatly appreciated. Also, new tennis shoes (sizes 8 and up for women and boys to age 17) are always needed.

Support New Image Emergency Shelter for the Homeless, Inc.’s Annual Christmas Store

The New Image Annual Childrens Christmas Store provides toys, shoes, gift cards, refreshments, and a visit with Santa, for children from homeless and low-income families. It is called a store because the children are allowed to shop for their toys; however, all items are FREE. Additionally, parents receive supermarket gift cards so they can purchase food for the holidays as well. This year, the Christmas store will be distributing over 20,000 toys and over 1,800 pairs of shoes, and will serve more than 1,800 children, from over 690 homeless and low-income families with children. This holiday season help us provide another loving, fun-filled, memorable Christmas to the children of homeless and low-income families. New Image is requesting your financial and/or in-kind support to ensure toys and a pair of shoes for every child attending the New Image 24th Annual Childrens Christmas Store. We accept In-Kind or financial donations of or for the purchase of the following items: * Food for Holiday Food Baskets (Turkeys, hams, mash potatoes, gravy, etc.) * Toys (Learning instruments, board games, sports gear, bicycles, scooters, dolls, video games, etc.) * Gifts (Books, perfume sets, watches, headphones, etc. for teens) * Shoes (Toddlers and adult sizes) * Decorations (Christmas trees, ornaments, wrapping paper, etc.)