Projects tagged with "FAMILIES"

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

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).

Join Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters Throw the Best Christmas Party

This holiday season, CBBBS is hosting the BIG Christmas Party for its Bigs (Mentors) & Littles (Mentees)! This great day of fun includes games, dancing, music, arts and crafts, face painting, gifts from Santa and more! The tremendous success of this annual fundraiser is due largely to the generous support of CBBBS’ friends. Your time as a volunteer will help create a wonderful experience for CBBBS attendees this holiday season and any tax-deductible contribution will go towards the costs of the event and 50 new mentorships in the program. CBBBS believes that all kids deserve to experience the joy that comes with the holiday season. Please join us in making this year’s BIG Christmas Party the best yet! Please fill out your interest in volunteer shift at the following link: http://catholicbigbrothers.org/cpvolunteers/ Venue will be outdoors, on grass with some shade. Tennis shoes and Tshirt recommended. Will sign off any volunteer required hours.
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Join Pico Union Project’s 5th Annual ‘Faithsgiving’ Celebration

For the 5th straight year, Pico Union will be opening their doors and their hearts to the community in an afternoon event that will include magic, food, games, art projects and live music from the band Mostly Kosher and others. They are guaranteeing the giveaway of 500 turkeys, but their aim is close to 800 this year. The Pico Union Project is a multi-faith, multicultural center housed in the 1909 original home of Sinai Temple. They have volunteer opportunities all day. They will have bounce houses, magicians, face painters, live music and a whole lot of turkeys and produce to give away. For more information, or if you would like to volunteer for this unique event, please contact Lauree at the Pico Union Project at (213) 915-0084 or info@picounionproject.org. Sign up to volunteer or donate at www.picounionproject.org/faithsgiving.   After you sign up you will get all the instructions you will need to know, like parking and your role for the day! The turkeys are donated by by people like you, supplying us with enough food to provide to the residents who may not otherwise be able to afford them.

http://www.picounionproject.org

Help Camp TLC Shower A Low Income School with Gifts

Camp TLC  is collecting toys and donations to help support their Camp LAkota Holiday Party. This is their largest party and strives to give the Wounded Knee School District (#4 poorest community in America) a special holiday. The officially reported poverty rate for American Indians living on Pine Ridge is 53.75%. The United States average is 15.6%. Two of the five "poorest communities in America" are located on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Last year, they surprised the school with gifts, this year if they are to raise enough funds, will host a Holiday Carnival for the families and their children. They are looking for donations of toys and monetary donations to help make this day special for the youth on Pine Ridge. If interested in helping, please contact 917.363.5154.

http://WWW.thecamptlc.org

Donate Toys to Camp TLC (Together Living a Challenge) for their Holiday Party

Camp TLC (Together Living a Challenge) is having a Holiday Party for their campers and the member of the East LA Rising Boys and Girls Club. Many of the campers and family rely on Camp TLC's generosity during this Holiday Season to help with gifts. Their campers reside in a kinship or foster care situation or have come from a traumatic circumstance. They try to make this time of year much brighter! They are looking for in kind donations of toys, etc. Monetary donations can be made via the website below or by calling 917.363.5154.

Join Para Los Ninos for their Annual Holiday Party

Felices Fiestas is Para Los Ninos's Annual Holiday party in support of over 1,000 of their neediest children and families. The party includes food, games, crafts and of course, Santa. Event set up and clean up decoration serving food Santa Photo Booth Parking is provided. Donations needed: 5 heavy duty tricycles, 5 projectors, Chromebooks, Preschool Kitchen, Market place, Large puzzle piece puzzles (36-48 pieces), 6-sand and water tables, Sand and water table toys, Scholastic book certificates- to purchase their Book of the Month- need about $300 a month to support this Non-fiction books for classrooms, Dry erase markers and white boards

http://www.paralosninos.org

Join Gamers for Good for their Toys ‘n Joy event

As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to walk the aisles of the "toy store" with clients to help them find the perfect gift. Volunteers will also help re-stock the "toy store" shelves, pass out stocking stuffers and share holiday cheer to all in attendance. RSVP with this link: https://www.volunteermatch.org/results/opp_detail.jsp?oppid=2878771

http://www.gamersforgood.com/

“Adopt” a Foster Child for the Holidays!

Adopt a Foster Child for the Holidays! Light up the face of a foster child (ages 0-13) by providing them with that special toy theyre so looking forward to receiving! When you Adopt (i.e. sponsor) a foster child for the holidays, youll receive a personalized wish list with that childs holiday hopes and dreams. Spread some holiday cheer to a little one in need _ contact Elizabeth Rulon today to find out more! Aviva Family and Childrens Services provides mental health and social services to over 6,800 children, youth and families each year. Aviva believes every child and every family in their Los Angeles community deserves the chance for a brighter future. they provide compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance to at-risk children and families. Santa's Elves - they need you! "Santa's Workshop" at Aviva will be opening in mid/late November, and they need elves to help us sort and organize gifts for foster children, foster teens living in Aviva's group home, and sponsored families. Contact them today to find out more about how you and your friends/family/colleagues, etc. can come help out and join in the fun of the holidays! they ask that all donations be new, unused, unopened, and unwrapped. To make a financial contribution for the holiday drive, please visit www.avivacenter.org/donate

http://www.avivacenter.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Season for sharing. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Take a bite out of hunger. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Season for sharing. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Season for sharing. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Season for sharing. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Season for sharing. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Season for sharing. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Season for sharing. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Take a bite out of hunger. Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Give the gift of sharing your time! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help us help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in their community. Register online at www.lafoodbank.org, Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions)

https://www.lafoodbank.org

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