Projects tagged with "DISABLED"

Help Fulfill the Wishlist of Patients at Pacifica Hospital of the Valley

The Patients at Pacifica Hospital of the Valley are in need of some holiday wishlist items.  Their wishlist items include: lotion, socks, playing cards(new or used),  dominoes, arts and crafts supplies including, packs of construction paper (green, red , blue colors), markers, tissue paper, glue, new or used gift bags any kind, Holiday movies English or Spanish DVD new or used for adults. If interested, please contact Laura DiFusco at (323) 482-3640.

Come Volunteer as a Holiday Caroling Stroller at Pacifica Hospital of the Valley

Come spread some holiday cheer to the patients at Pacifica Hospital of the Valley . Volunteers are needed for 1 hour to stroll through the hallways and sing Christmas carols to the patients in the hospital. Time is 10:00-11:00. Dress festive! And feel free to bring musical instruments to accompany the singing. If interested, please contact Laura DiFusco at (323) 482-3640.

Help Southern California Hospital at Van Nuys with their Holiday Wishlist

The Southern California Hospital at Van Nuys provides 24 hour acute inpatient services. They have a holiday wishlist for their clients. Suggested donations: new underwear all sizes men and women, socks, body wash, shampoo, conditioner, sunscreen, toothpaste, movie tickets, vouchers to fast food restaurants, chocolates, holiday movies (can be used DVD or VHS rated PG, PG13, and selected R). If interested please contact Laura DiFusco, Dir. of Rehab at (323) 482-3640.

Sponsor a Child for The Jeffrey Foundation’s Winter Extended Day Program for Special Needs Children.

The Jeffrey Foundation provides programs and services for special needs children and their families. Give the gift of sponsorship and brighten this Holiday season by sponsoring one of 25 children for the Extended Day Program. Any monetary donation is appreciated no matter how big or small: http://www.thejeffreyfoundation.org. Please specify that the donation is "to sponsor a child for The Jeffrey Foundation Winter Extended Day Program and do so PRIOR to December 13, 2018. For more info, please contact Lorraine McCall.

5470 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016

Lend a Hand with AHEAD With Horses’ Saturday Volunteer Program #9

Just because it's the holidays you can't forget their 4-legged friends! AHEAD With Horses needs volunteers every Saturday (unless otherwise noted) at their Shadow Hills facility. Volunteers will assist in providing developmental therapy to children with disabilities. Duties include: Leading horses, spotting (walking along side the horse), grooming, cleaning tack, weeding, raking, etc. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and if under 18, an adult must come to sign a liability release form at their first session. Dress code: must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a shirt with sleeves (t-shirt is fine; no tank tops). If planning on staying the entire day (which is not mandatory), please bring water and a sack lunch. Questions? Please call Michelle at 818-767-6373.

http://aheadwithhorsesla.org/

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Lend a Hand with AHEAD With Horses’ Saturday Volunteer Program #8

Just because it's the holidays you can't forget their 4-legged friends! AHEAD With Horses needs volunteers every Saturday (unless otherwise noted) at their Shadow Hills facility. Volunteers will assist in providing developmental therapy to children with disabilities. Duties include: Leading horses, spotting (walking along side the horse), grooming, cleaning tack, weeding, raking, etc. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and if under 18, an adult must come to sign a liability release form at their first session. Dress code: must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a shirt with sleeves (t-shirt is fine; no tank tops). If planning on staying the entire day (which is not mandatory), please bring water and a sack lunch. Questions? Please call Michelle at 818-767-6373.

http://aheadwithhorsesla.org/

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Help Spread Cheer By Becoming a Caroler with Hope House for the Multiple Handicapped Inc.

Hope House for the Multiple Handicapped Inc. is hosting a Holiday Party for all of their residents and their families with Santa, food, music. They would love to have volunteer CAROLERS at the event! The Holiday Party is on Thurs, December 20. Their residents with co-occurring autism, intellectual disabilities and mental health needs, really, really LOVE the holidays. Consider spreading holiday cheer by hosting a gift/toy drive! -- with family, friends or co-workers for Hope House for the Multiple-Handicapped, Inc. Hope House serves low-income children and adults with intellectual disabilities, and by collecting new, unwrapped toys/gifts for them, you will make them so very happy. Please deliver gifts/toys for Christmas by Friday, December 17. Visit http://hopehouse.org/wordpress/?page_id=430, where you will find individual wishes, or contact Vicki Mastro at vmastro@hopehouse.org or 626-747-9320. Don't have time to shop let Hope House do it for you. Make a cash donation by Dec. 17 and they will buy the gifts/toys! Visit http://hopehouse.org/wordpress/?page_id=430 to donate and learn more.

Lend a Hand with AHEAD With Horses’ Saturday Volunteer Program #7

Just because it's the holidays you can't forget their 4-legged friends! AHEAD With Horses needs volunteers every Saturday (unless otherwise noted) at their Shadow Hills facility. Volunteers will assist in providing developmental therapy to children with disabilities. Duties include: Leading horses, spotting (walking along side the horse), grooming, cleaning tack, weeding, raking, etc. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and if under 18, an adult must come to sign a liability release form at their first session. Dress code: must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a shirt with sleeves (t-shirt is fine; no tank tops). If planning on staying the entire day (which is not mandatory), please bring water and a sack lunch. Questions? Please call Michelle at 818-767-6373.

http://aheadwithhorsesla.org/

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Help Spread Holiday Cheer for the Children at ECF Kayne Eras School

ECF Kayne Eras School has a special day each year where they display donations and their students are able to select presents for themselves and their siblings. Students are escorted 1:1 in a private setting so they can select what they really want and need. This annual event is made possible by the generous donations they receive. For many of their students, these are the only holiday gifts they get. Please consider donating board games, toys, stuffed animals, ear buds, and backpacks for students ages 5-22. A toy drive is a great way to engage friends, family or co-workers in spreading holiday cheer to those in need. Exceptional Children's Foundation Kayne Eras School serves children with special needs, many of whom live in low-income households. Help them brighten their holidays by collecting new, unwrapped toys or other gift items. Gifts for Christmas/Hanukkah must be delivered by Friday, December 14. Full details available on www.ecf.net/holiday giving. Visit www.ecf.net/holiday giving for more details gift ideas, or contact Francziska at fsteagall@ecf.net or 310-737-9393 #1398. Don't have time to shop? Let ECF do it for you. Make a cash donation by December 9 and they'll buy gifts for those who need them most. Visit www.ecf.net/holiday giving to donate and learn more. http://www.ecf.net/holidaygiving

http://www.ecf.net

Lend a Hand with AHEAD With Horses’ Saturday Volunteer Program #6

Just because it's the holidays you can't forget their 4-legged friends! AHEAD With Horses needs volunteers every Saturday (unless otherwise noted) at their Shadow Hills facility. Volunteers will assist in providing developmental therapy to children with disabilities. Duties include: Leading horses, spotting (walking along side the horse), grooming, cleaning tack, weeding, raking, etc. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and if under 18, an adult must come to sign a liability release form at their first session. Dress code: must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a shirt with sleeves (t-shirt is fine; no tank tops). If planning on staying the entire day (which is not mandatory), please bring water and a sack lunch. Questions? Please call Michelle at 818-767-6373.

http://aheadwithhorsesla.org/

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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/

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

Lend a Hand with AHEAD With Horses’ Saturday Volunteer Program #5

Just because it's the holidays you can't forget their 4-legged friends! AHEAD With Horses needs volunteers every Saturday (unless otherwise noted) at their Shadow Hills facility. Volunteers will assist in providing developmental therapy to children with disabilities. Duties include: Leading horses, spotting (walking along side the horse), grooming, cleaning tack, weeding, raking, etc. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and if under 18, an adult must come to sign a liability release form at their first session. Dress code: must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a shirt with sleeves (t-shirt is fine; no tank tops). If planning on staying the entire day (which is not mandatory), please bring water and a sack lunch. Questions? Please call Michelle at 818-767-6373.

http://aheadwithhorsesla.org/

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Support the Learning Rights Law Center By Donating Toys

Learning Rights' TIGER Program Graduation is an event that celebrates 300 or so parents who are graduating from their yearlong training program. their program teaches parents of students with disabilities about the law and how to navigate the special education system. they collect toys to give to parents -- so that the kids they worked so hard for in 2018 can share in the celebration. they will gladly accept toys the week before their event. they could use toys for boys and girls of all ages and especially toys for older boys (10-15 years) and toys that are geared for students with disabilities. they are also looking for crayons, markers, drawing paper.

http://www.learningrights.org

Lend a Hand with AHEAD With Horses’ Saturday Volunteer Program #4

Just because it's the holidays you can't forget their 4-legged friends! AHEAD With Horses needs volunteers every Saturday (unless otherwise noted) at their Shadow Hills facility. Volunteers will assist in providing developmental therapy to children with disabilities. Duties include: Leading horses, spotting (walking along side the horse), grooming, cleaning tack, weeding, raking, etc. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and if under 18, an adult must come to sign a liability release form at their first session. Dress code: must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a shirt with sleeves (t-shirt is fine; no tank tops). If planning on staying the entire day (which is not mandatory), please bring water and a sack lunch. Questions? Please call Michelle at 818-767-6373.

http://aheadwithhorsesla.org/

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Help with Holiday Meals with Volunteer Actions for Aging

Put the Give In Thanksgiving with Volunteer Actions for Aging. They are looking for kind and caring volunteers for a variety of tasks on Thanksgiving morning. They need drivers to come to their SCAN Headquarters in Long Beach, pick up meals and delivery instructions for seniors who have requested meals and then deliver them to the seniors in their house or apartments in many cities in Los Angeles County. You pick the distance and the number of meals you would like to deliver. They ask for a minimum of 10 miles and 3 locations as they serve seniors spread out over the County. The time commitment is small, approximately 2 hours between 10am-noon. Many volunteers load up their family members, kids, friends and pets in the car to make the deliveries. They are also in need of standby volunteers to fill in for delivery folks who cant make it at the last minute. In addition they need volunteers at their HQ to help with the meal packing, distribution and paperwork. To join them on that day, please sign up soon.

https://scan.samaritan.com/

Sponsor a Child for The Jeffrey Foundation’s Winter Extended Day Program for Special Needs Children

The Jeffrey Foundation provides programs and services for special needs children and their families. Give the gift of sponsorship and brighten this Thanksgiving season by sponsoring one of 25 children for the Extended Day Program. Any monetary donation is appreciated no matter how big or small: http://www.thejeffreyfoundation.org. Please specify that the donation is "to sponsor a child for The Jeffrey Foundation Winter Extended Day Program and do so PRIOR to November 15, 2018. For more info, please contact Lorraine McCall.

http://www.thejeffreyfoundation.org

Lend a Hand with AHEAD With Horses’ Saturday Volunteer Program #3

Just because it's the holidays you can't forget their 4-legged friends! AHEAD With Horses needs volunteers every Saturday (unless otherwise noted) at their Shadow Hills facility. Volunteers will assist in providing developmental therapy to children with disabilities. Duties include: Leading horses, spotting (walking along side the horse), grooming, cleaning tack, weeding, raking, etc. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and if under 18, an adult must come to sign a liability release form at their first session. Dress code: must wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a shirt with sleeves (t-shirt is fine; no tank tops). If planning on staying the entire day (which is not mandatory), please bring water and a sack lunch. Questions? Please call Michelle at 818-767-6373.

http://aheadwithhorsesla.org/

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Help Coach Special Needs Youth at KEEN- Kids Enjoy Exercise Now

Play sports and help coach special needs youth in various athletic activities. KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) is a nonprofit organization that provides one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities. KEEN L.A.s mission is to foster the self-esteem, confidence, skills and talents of its athletes through non-competitive activities. Volunteer Project: Get your game on! Play soccer, gymnastics, basketball, frisbee, zumba, yoga, track and field and more with KEEN athletes between the ages of 5 and 21. Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: L.A. Works volunteers get matched with KEEN athletes and play various recreational activities that are tailored to each athlete's needs and designed to promote the athlete's sense of accomplishment. Bring some encouragement and positivity to these youth and show them a fun time! Special Note: Volunteer coaches do not need any prior experience working with disabled individuals, but having a patient, spirited and kind-hearted presence is required. Age Requirement: Volunteers for this project must be at least 15 years of age. Minors: Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors.

http://www.keenlosangeles.org/

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Support AHEAD with Horses in celebrating their 50th year

AHEAD With Horses is celebrating 50 years of providing developmental therapeutic vaulting sessions to disabled children. Thousands of lives have been changed over the years and they think that is something to celebrate! The event will be at Nickelodeon Studios in Burbank and will include lunch, a silent auction, a presentation of their Humanitarian Award to William Shatner, performances by Be Who You Are band, Carmel Helene, and American Idol Finalist Effie Passero, a DJ and more!

http://www.AWHLA.org

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