Projects tagged with "DONATIONS"

Donate Toys this Holidays Season for Covenant House

Covenant House California is dedicated to serving all children, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need. They believe that no young person deserves to be homeless; that every young person in California deserves shelter, food, clothing, education… and most importantly, to be loved. And they believe that it is our responsibility, as a community, to ensure that young people are given the opportunities that they deserve to achieve their dreams. This year for the holidays, they are collecting toys for their little ones (the infants of their youth). They are in need of NEW Educational toys and books for children ages 6 months - 10 years. Supplies can be dropped off to Sister Margaret at Covenant House before December 20th. Please call (323) 461-3131 to arrange to drop off. You can also email at mfarrell@covca.org.

Support Homeless Youth at Covenant House

Covenant House California is dedicated to serving all children, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need. They believe that no young person deserves to be homeless; that every young person in California deserves shelter, food, clothing, education… and most importantly, to be loved. And they believe that it is our responsibility, as a community, to ensure that young people are given the opportunities that they deserve to achieve their dreams. This year for the holidays, they are requesting gifts for their youth in our transitional living program. They would really like cleaning supplies eg: brooms, mops, bathroom cleaning supplies, kitchen cleaning supplies. Supplies can be dropped off to Sister Margaret at Covenant House before December 20th. Please call (323) 461-3131 to arrange to drop off. You can also email at mfarrell@covca.org.
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Fundraise at AbilityFirst’s Annual Stroll and Roll

AbilityFirst's Annual Stroll & Roll is back again for a special virtual event and fundraiser. Every day up to November 6th, you can join and create a fundraising team and meet various goals. Participate in activities and challenges to earn a chance to win AMAZING PRIZES including Amazon Gift Cards, an Apple Watch, and a Peloton Bike! And join online on the morning of November 6th, 2021 for the Stroll & Roll Kick Off Dance Party and Scavenger Hunt! Please visit https://www.abilityfirst.org/events/ to register today!

Prepare a Meal and Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Join their Top Chef program and prepare and donate a meal to their residents! Top Chef serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! To schedule your meal, and to learn more about the program, visit their website! https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/alexandriahouse/pages/109/attachments/original/1632767066/TOP_CHEF_GUIDELINES_2021_-_updated_9-27-2021.pdf?1632767066

Donate to the Alexandria House Amazon Wishlist

Alexandria House is a transitional home for women and children located in Los Angeles, California. They provide safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelters to economic stability and permanent housing. Consider donating through their Amazon wishlist to help residents get items they need! Visit their website here! https://smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/ls/2A8F7CKQL4GN2/ref=smi_ext_lnk_lcl_cl

Create a HopeBox for Alexandria House

When residents move out of Alexandria House and into their new homes, they try to equip them with as much as possible but we can't do it all by ourselves. You can help by donating a HopeBox full of household essentials. Some suggested items include: cleaning supplies, cooking oil, flour/seasonings, blender, microwave, vacuum, pots and pans, plates and utensils, etc. If you have questions or to donate, please contact Michele Richards at michele@alexandriahouse.org.

Host a Donation Drive for Aviva Center

Aviva believes every child and every family in our Los Angeles community deserves the chance for a brighter future. They provide compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance to at-risk children and families. Host an in-kind donation drive for Aviva Center at your workplace, place of worship or with family and friends to collect new items throughout the year. Supplies – from kindergarten to college, toiletries & hygiene – from baby to adult, household cleaning and laundry products, clothing and shoes, food and transportation gift cards. For more information, e-mail our Family Resource Center Coordinator, Azucena Navarrete at volunteer@aviva.org
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Adopt-a-Family for this Holiday Season with Aviva Center

Aviva believes every child and every family in our Los Angeles community deserves the chance for a brighter future. They provide compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance to at-risk children and families. Host a Holiday Adopt-a-Child/Adopt-a-Family drive for Aviva Center at your workplace, place of worship or with family and friends to collect items on their special holiday lists. For more information and to check out holiday lists, e-mail our Family Resource Center Coordinator, Azucena Navarrete at volunteer@aviva.org
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Bring Holiday Cheer to Homeless Youth at My Friend’s Place

My Friend's Place is a great drop-in resource center in Hollywood offering comprehensive health, education and therapeutic services each year to 1,200 homeless youth and their children. This holiday season, My Friend's Place would like to deliver gifts to some 250 homeless youth. They are in need of the following items: $10 gift cards (Target, 7/11, Ralph's/Food4Less or Starbucks); new beanies and gloves; new hoodies & sweatpants/joggers (all adult sizes); new sleeping bags; new headphones/earbuds; headlamps/flashlights. Please schedule an appointment to drop off items by emailing clothingcloset@myfriendsplace.org. If you are unable to do a drop off, please consider giving through our Amazon Wishlist! www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/AICMXW1D8492. If you can help, please provide all donations by December 15. To coordinate a donation drop off or for more info on hosting a Gift Drive, please contact Rachel Sanchez, Community Engagement and Volunteer Manager, at 323-908-0011 X109 or clothingcloset@myfriendsplace.org. All contributions are tax deductible and greatly appreciated!
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Create Hygiene Kits with Project Ropa!

Project Ropa is a nonprofit organization restoring dignity and empowering the lives of people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles by providing clean clothes, hygiene essentials, and employment opportunities while reducing textile waste and minimizing our carbon footprint. Project Ropa is looking for assistance creating hygiene kits to distribute to LA's unhoused neighbors. This can be done remotely by putting together items in a ziploc bag, tote bag or reusable grocery bag. For more information about the items to include in the hygiene kits please view their flyer here. To make it easier they created a wishlist on Amazon of items that can be purchased for the hygiene kits. Once you have assembled the kits please reach back to schedule a drop off at their warehouse in Gardena. You can also mail them at: Project Ropa, 4712 Admiralty Way, #1226, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Please note: Items for the hygiene kits will not be provided by them. They recommend reaching out to your network of friends and family to source the items. If you have any questions please email, Caitlin Adler at caitlin@projectropa.org.

Host a Men’s Clothing Drive with Project Ropa

Project Ropa is a nonprofit organization restoring dignity and empowering the lives of people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles by providing clean clothes, hygiene essentials, and employment opportunities while reducing textile waste and minimizing our carbon footprint. Host a Men's Clothing Drive with Project Ropa! They are in need of men's clothing and shoes especially jeans, khaki pants, hoodies and underwear (new only). They accept new and gently used items but underwear must be new. Donations can be dropped off at their warehouse on Mondays and Wednesdays anytime from 9am-3pm and on the 1st and 3rd Friday (9am-2pm) and Saturday (10am-12pm) of the month. They are closed on all major holidays. If you have any questions please email, Caitlin Adler at caitlin@projectropa.org.
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Organize Hygiene Drive with Project Ropa!

Project Ropa is a nonprofit organization restoring dignity and empowering the lives of people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles by providing clean clothes, hygiene essentials, and employment opportunities while reducing textile waste and minimizing our carbon footprint. Organize a hygiene drive of new travel-size and full-size hygiene products for their organization to distribute to the unhoused. Items can be dropped off at their warehouse on Mondays and Wednesdays anytime between 9am-3pm and on the 1st and 3rd Friday (9am-2pm) and Saturday (10am-12pm) of the month. They are closed on all major holidays. If you have any questions please email, Caitlin Adler at caitlin@projectropa.org.

Support Aviva’s Annual Gift Drive for the Holidays

Aviva believes every child and every family in Los Angeles community deserves the chance for a brighter future. They provide compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance to at-risk children and families. Aviva's Annual Gift Drive provides gifts to clients newborn-18 who are currently receiving services at Aviva. They are asking for items that are new and unwrapped. Most of the children's legal guardians request for educational toys or toys that can assist the child during therapy. They would appreciate any of the following items provided on the flyer, which includes household items and hygiene items, or any of the following top requested items: play-doh, blocks, slime, stress balls, fidget toys, fidget spinner, kinetic sand, art supplies. Aviva will be accepting food donations during the holidays to distribute to clients and residents. Items needed: cereal, snacks (granola bars), water bottles, bread -fresh produce (fruits, vegetables), rice, legumes; preferably not canned (e.g. beans, chickpeas, lentils), peanut butter, flour, pancake mix, baby formula (Brand: Enfamil). All food donations will be accepted as long as they are not expired. Aviva has a small food pantry which they keep stocked as best they can. If you have any questions, please email Azucena Navarrete at anavarrete@aviva.org.
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Brighten the Holidays and Donate Toys for Exceptional Children’s Foundation

ECF is holding its annual Toy Drive for infants, toddlers and K-12 students with special needs. They have an Amazon wish list to make shopping and delivery easy. If your business or organization wants to host a toy drive for them, please contact Lisa at lkelly@ecf.net for a list of suggested gifts and information to help you promote your toy drive. Toys must be unwrapped and delivered to their headquarters by December 10th in order for staff to wrap and distribute gifts before Christmas. If you'd prefer to leave the toy shopping to them, feel free to make a tax-deductible donation by December 1st. Deadline for toy delivery to ECF is December 10. For more information go here: https://www.ecf.net/toydrive/ Check out their Amazon Toy Drive Wish List link: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/25CYR9CZEYWE4?
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Support Women and Children at Alexandria House’s Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

Alexandria House would be grateful to receive food items for their Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Please see attached flyer for specific items. You can purchase the items and drop off at their office. Please contact elaina@alexandriahouse.org for more information.
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Donate Holiday Gifts for The San Gabriel Pomona Parents’ Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center

The San Gabriel Pomona Parents' Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center in need of donations for their Holiday Giveaway for Thanksgiving and Christmas! They are requesting new toys for any age. These items can include and are not limited to: $5.00 gift cards, cars, dolls, playdoh, toys with sound, puzzles, arts and craft items, educational toys, and much more. To receive the amazon link of additional items, please email tavia.l@parentsplacefrc.com. If you instead would like to make a monetary donation, please kindly email Tavia to confirm. They are also in need of diapers any size appreciated. If a minor would like to help, please get parental consent for donations and have your parent contact them on your behalf. Donations can also be dropped off at their center via contactless appointment. They will provide a table outside for the items to be placed on so it remains a contactless delivery. If you have any questions, please email Tavia Lawson at tavia.l@parentsplacefrc.com.
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Celebrate Thanksgiving with Union Station Homeless Services

For over 50 years, Union Station Homeless Services has served a Thanksgiving meal to clients and community members in need in Pasadena. Dinner in the Park is a beloved holiday tradition and they will feed those in need while adhering to COVID-19 safety standards. Union Station Homeless Services's annual Dinner in the Park will be taking place this November 17, 24 and 25, presented by SoCalGas. Similar to last year, they will be providing three different holiday meals to our neighbors: "All the Fixings" Meal Boxes, Ready-to-Heat Prepared Dinners and Day-Of Private Meals for residents. You can contribute in-kind meal items to help their kitchen team and volunteers prepare Thanksgiving meals this year! They need a variety of food items to help prepare Thanksgiving meals for those they serve! Please note that they can only accept new items only! Please email volunteer@unionstationhs.org to sign up and learn more!

Assemble Thanksgiving baskets this holiday with PATH

Help PATH this year by donating and creating Thanksgiving Baskets! Their goal is to assemble and distribute over 800 Thanksgiving meal kits to those in need. Help them make sure that everyone in our community – housed and unhoused – can enjoy a special Thanksgiving meal! Thanksgiving meal kits can be assembled at home in reusable grocery bags, boxes, tote bags or baskets. They encourage you to also include a handwritten note of support and holiday cheer. Check out their online wish list (https://a.co/hVd3ELr) for more ideas of what to include: Boxed stuffing mix, Cranberry sauce, Pie crust mix or dessert mix, Canned vegetables, Mashed potato mix or boxed mac & cheese, $20 grocery store gift card for a turkey. Due to health and safety reasons, all donated food items must be NEW and UNOPENED.Please reach out at PATHvolunteers@epath.org to learn more about in person opportunities to assemble and distribute Thanksgiving baskets this holiday! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/YTvsUmB5JJBqNkLFA

Support PATH for their Holiday Donation Drive

Join PATH for their Holiday Donation Drive! Engage your family, friends, employees, or community by hosting donation drive to support their holiday initiatives! They need donations of: Holiday treats or non-perishable food for a holiday meal, Gift Cards – Marshall’s, Target, Old Navy, etc., Cold weather items – Socks, beanies, scarves, etc. Items can also be purchased directly via their online wish list (https://a.co/aj7I1TV). Holiday gift bags can be assembled in festive reusable grocery bags or drawstring backpacks. All donated cold weather items must be new, and hygiene items should be unopened. Contactless Donation Delivery Options: 1. Purchase online for direct delivery to PATH 2. Ship items to PATH: PATH, Attn: Development, 340 N. Madison Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004 3. Schedule a donation drop-off. Email them at pathvolunteers@epath.org for more information on how to volunteer in-person to assemble jingle bags, support with gift wrapping, or to sign up your group to bring donations to a specific PATH site. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeu_ZWFA5y_vZsw0zLqJvOfWr9SW2Quwg92CiVTXaxfdD2HhQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

Donate and Distribute Thanksgiving Essentials for Imagine LA

Every day, families across Los Angeles embody resilience and tenacity as they navigate their way out of poverty. Imagine LA provides the relationships and resources to help the entire family thrive for the long-term. This year Imagine LA is hosting their Thanksgiving Frozen Turkey and Meal Distribution on November 19! They are in need of frozen turkeys and full meals donations. They will also need volunteers to distribute the items as well as volunteers to deliver turkeys to homes of various low income families. If you are interested in donating and/or volunteering please email Valerie Vogt at val@imagingela.org.
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