Wrap Holiday Presents with Abily First
Christmas time Ability First want to have Santa visit families at their home where they would drop a present off and bring some Christmas cheer. It would be amazing if volunteers could wrap the presents so they are ready to go when Santa drops them offs. For more info please contact email@example.com
Scout Fitness Trails for People in Recovery
Scout running, biking, and hiking trails for people in recovery with The Phoenix! The Phoenix?۪s mission is to build an active sober community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. Your work in scouting running, hiking, and biking trails across Los Angeles will help provide people striving for sobriety to have a healthy stress and energy release. Plus you'll get a great workout in the process, too! Is there a hike you've been wanting to try? An awesome stretch of street for bikes LA needs to know about? Sign up for this opportunity to scout it out and share some details. These details will go to The Phoenix, who will share this list of accessible and safe outdoor activities with their sober community. When scouting a path/trail we'll need to know the following details: Length of activity, parking info, starting point/directions, restroom access, access to medical treatment and/or closest care facility, access to water, trail condition, and any fire/COVID impact on access. WANT TO SIGN UP? Click the Sign Up button on Volunteer Match!
Manage Volunteers Who Scout Trails for People in Recovery
Manage volunteers who scout outdoor running, biking, and hiking trails for The Phoenix! The Phoenix believes in fitness as a tool of recovery. You will oversee volunteers who seek out and scout outdoor trails to be utilized by The Phoenix members. This opportunity is great for volunteers who are passionate about fitness, sobriety, recovery from substance abuse, the outdoors, or healing in community! As the Project Leader, you'll be responsible for confirming and following up with volunteer scouts, sharing trail checklists with volunteers, answering any questions from pespective volunteers, managing all communication between volunteers, The Phoenix, and L.A. Works, and checking out a trail or two yourself! Since you'll be managing volunteers remotely, you can do it whenever your schedule allows. The time commitment is estimated to be no more than 4 hours a week. Requirments include attending an L.A. Works training commit to leading the project for 6 months, and access to a computer, internet, and phone. NTERESTED? Click the Express Interest button on Volunteer Match!
Donate to Support Horse Therapy for Special Needs Kids with AHEAD with Horses
AHEAD With Horses is devoted to improving the quality of life of disabled, disadvantaged, and special needs children through equine therapy using vaulting also known as gymnastics on a horse. This year they are asking for donations to their program so they can continue taking care of their horses that provide such incredbile therapy for children. You may shop through their Amazon wish list here:https://smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/ls/3RBWJNWRZ84AY/ref=smi_ext_lnk_lcl_cl as well as make a monitary donation so they may purchase any of these continuously needed items: Water bottles (for people to drink), Paper towels, Salt Bricks, Fly spray and fly traps, Psyllium Fiber Supplement for horses , Jolly Balls (Horse toy found at tack stores), Plants (including: grass seed, flowers, ground cover, succulents, fertilizer, apple trees, fruitless mulberry trees, crepe myrtle, camelia, sycamore trees, carrot seeds, preference for native CA plants and drought tolerant, etc.), Trash can lids and trash cans (both regular and blue for recycling), Landscaping mulch or stones for landscaping, Clean sand and/or D/G for horse stalls , Shovels and rakes for leaves, Manure rakes and muck buckets, Laminator sheets , Garden hoses (50-100 feet long) , and wheelbarrow and/or muck cart. You can make a donation through their website http://aheadwithhorsesla.org/
#PoseForAPurpose With AHEAD with Horse
AHEAD With Horses is devoted to improving the quality of life of disabled, disadvantaged, and special needs children through equine therapy using vaulting also known as gymnastics on a horse. They have launched a social media challenge called #PoseForAPurpose where you take a photo of yourself making a vaulting pose and challenge your friends and family to do the same, and/or donate to AHEAD with Horses! Don't forget to tag AWH on all social media, and share! Check out their Instagram, @aheadwithhorses to see some vaulting pose examples.
Donate Holiday Gifts from Exceptional Children’s Foundation’s Wishlist
Each year, ECF provide a toy for each infant and toddler with special needs served by their Early Start program and provide gifts for the students who attend their Kayne Eras School school for K-12 students with special needs. Nearly all of the clients they serve live in low-income families. This year, with more people out of work as a result of the pandemic, it will be more difficult than ever for some families to provide toys for their children. By shopping from their Amazon Toy Drive Wish List, you can have toys safely delivered to their headquarters location. Please visit https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/25CYR9CZEYWE4?ref_=wl_share to view their list. Toys must be received no later than December 11. They are also accepting cash donations that we will use to purchase toys. You may donate online at www.ecf.net/toydrive. Thank you!
Donate Thanksgiving Essentials for Parents’ Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center
Contactless Donations requested for Thanksgiving Basket Donations. Would you like to help a family in need? Parents' Place helps families of children with special needs from birth to 22 years of age. Families have been impacted and are in need of food. Please kindly consider donating items for their Thanksgiving Baskets. These items can include canned goods, nonperishable foods, snacks, simple activities for ages 0-22 years of age. If a minor, please get your parents consent before providing a donation. Donations can be sent to address, Attn: Ms. Lawson Parents' Place FRC, 1500 South Hyacinth Suite B, West Covina, CA 91791
Donate Educational Items to Families of Students with Special Needs at the The East San Gabriel Valley SELPA Community Advisory Committee
Would you like the opportunity to encourage students and families during distance learning? The East San Gabriel Valley SELPA Community Advisory Committee invites you to donate educational items to families of students with special needs ages 3 to 22 years of age. The East San Gabriel Valley SELPA Community Advisory Committee who are parent volunteers that help to empower students and families. They do this by providing informative training, events, outreaches throughout the community, and more. During the pandemic, they have been offering virtual workshops and events to help families. They are hosting a Winter Virtual Game Night on Zoom and are providing Family Incentive Items to families. They need the following: Bubble Wands Craft Items Books Puzzles Family Board Games Flashcards Calculators Drawing supplies Paint Crayons Coloring Books
Donate Wishlist Items for the So. Ca. Hospital at Van Nuys
Southern California Hospital at Van Nuys is collecting donations for their patients. Here is a list of their wishlist: Sealed packets of construction paper and tissue paper any colors for holiday crafts, Holiday ornaments to paint, playing cards, booklets of word search puzzles, Grooming supplies (Any sizes are welcome) including shampoos, conditioners, lotion, body washes, body oils, toothpaste, beanie hats, 2xl and 3xl men or unisex t-shirts, Holiday DVDs movies, Novel books, Granola bars, See's Candies any kind sealed in boxes, Assorted chocolate bars (snack-size sealed in a plastic bag) and Any kind of misc. holiday items that are new are welcomed.
Deliver Thanksgiving Meals with Ability First
Ability First will be having Thanksgiving food drive pick up/drop offs for families who are dealing with financial hardships. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.