Projects tagged with "FAMILIES"

Food Prep for Those in Need

Interested in food prep, meal service, and meal packing? These volunteer shifts are an integral part of maintaining an efficient and successful kitchen and meal program.Union Rescue Mission are looking for Volunteers to help our staff prepare meals at their Family Center (825 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104) and Adult Center (412 S.Raymond Ave. Pasadena CA 91105).Please note that there is an age requirement for volunteering in the kitchen. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed in the kitchen at any time. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old with a chaperone, 16 to volunteer without. We ask that you please wear closed toed shoes and long pants for your safety and protection. If interested or if you have any further questions, please email us at volunteer@unionstaionhs.org to check availability. **Volunteers will be required to wear a surgical grade mask or higher (not cloth). If you do not have a surgical mask, Union Station Homeless Services will be able to provide you one upon arrival to your volunteer shift.

Donate to Union Resuce Mission Thanksgiving Drive

This year, Union Station Homeless Services is celebrating its 50th Anniversary of Dinner in the Park, the incredible community event that has provided thousands of holiday meals and hope for our homeless and hungry community members, including homeless men, women, children, seniors, and very low-income families. Due to this year?۪s unique circumstances, Dinner in the Park will be different, but just as impactful. One way you can support Dinner in the Park is by donating and sponsoring their many programs this year. They need supplies for at-home meal kits as well as to-go meal kits. You can donate through their wishlists on their website!

Collect and Donate New and Gently Used Clothes for Project Ropa

Project Ropa is looking for assistance in collecting clothing to distribute to our unhoused neighbors. They are looking for assistance with collecting hygiene products and new and gently used clothing men's clothing donations to distribute to our unhoused neighbors. Items they are seeking include: men's jeans, shorts and cargo pants, men's sneakers, sandals and work boots men's shirts, jackets and sweaters (especially XL+), women's jeans (sizes 12 and up), underwear and socks (new only), backpacks, tote bags, handbags, ball caps, belts, hygiene products (travel-size and full size). Please visit their website to view the full list of items we are currently in need of: www.projectropa.org/get-involved. After you collect these items, you can drop them off at Project Ropa HQ with AN APPOINTMENT. Please email caitlin@projectropa.org to drop off your items!

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

Share your Children’s Art to Promote Youth Literacy with the American Youth Literacy Foundation

For the past several years American Youth Literacy Foundation has been working to convert their amazing reading curriculum, that teaches children how to read in just 12 hours, into an app that teaches children how to read in about the same time. Right now, they are looking for some very special 5-9 year old kids who like to draw pictures of superheroes. Some of these drawings will be included in the app. Some of them will get special placement in our "Scrolling Credits" section and will be used on the FUNetix.org website. If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, please send high quality photos of hand drawn or hand painted superheroes specifically*: Spiderman, Wonder Woman, Captain America, Hulk, Groot, Ant Man / Ant Woman, Ironman, Thor, Black Panther, Black Widow, Bat Girl, Batman, Superman *(These are our internal team names, so to be considered, please only send drawings of these superheroes.) We are looking for hand drawn artwork only, by 5-9 year old kids only, specifically focused on the superhero and logo. Some background is ok but the more prominently displayed the superhero is, the more likely the artwork will qualify to be included in the app and or website. Please include name and age of artist (initials ok). By sending photos, you agree to allow us to use them for any and all purposes related to the FUNetix 12 Hour Reading App. No compensation other than name recognition shall be given. Hand drawn artwork only. Please take a high quality photo. Thank you moms, dads and kids for volunteering to possibly add your artwork to the FUNetix Reading App and the FUNetix.org website. Send your photos to superhero@YouthLit.org by October 6, 2020. We will still accept photos until Thanksgiving but they will not be in the first release of the app (Version 1.0).

Adopt-a-House and Spread Christmas Cheer to Those in Need

Grandmas House of Hope needs volunteers. They are looking for individuals or groups to Adopt-A-House and provide holiday gifts for the men and women living in our Rescued & Restored Housing program. These men and women could use some pampering, love and hope this Christmas! Many of these men and women have severe illnesses or other outside issues that make them a perfect candidate to receive some pampering, love and hope this Christmas. Volunteers who sign up will receive their clients wish lists and drop off instructions. GHH has 4 men?۪s shelters and 9 women?۪s shelter. They will have Wish Lists from each client for you to adopt. (wish lists available after November 16th). Buy them something warm, something yummy, and something personal! (TOTAL price range is $50-$75). Help them create a joyous holiday for the invisible population that they serve.

Food Prep for Those in Need

Interested in food prep, meal service, and meal packing? These volunteer shifts are an integral part of maintaining an efficient and successful kitchen and meal program.Union Rescue Mission are looking for Volunteers to help our staff prepare meals at their Family Center (825 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104) and Adult Center (412 S.Raymond Ave. Pasadena CA 91105).Please note that there is an age requirement for volunteering in the kitchen. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed in the kitchen at any time. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old with a chaperone, 16 to volunteer without. We ask that you please wear closed toed shoes and long pants for your safety and protection. If interested or if you have any further questions, please email us at volunteer@unionstaionhs.org to check availability. **Volunteers will be required to wear a surgical grade mask or higher (not cloth). If you do not have a surgical mask, Union Station Homeless Services will be able to provide you one upon arrival to your volunteer shift.

Create Hygiene Kits with Project Ropa!

Project Ropa is looking for assistance in creating hygiene kits to distribute to our unhoused neighbors. This can be done remotely by putting together items in a ziploc bag, tote bag or reusable grocery bag. Please note: Items for the hygiene kits will not be provided by us. We recommend reaching out to your network of friends and family to source the items. All items can be travel-size or full-size. Below are items that would be good to include in the kits: Shampoo Conditioner Soap Body lotion Shaving cream Razor Deodorant Q-Tips Band-Aids Hand sanitizer Disinfecting wipes Travel-size facial tissue pack Toilet paper Lip balm Sunscreen Dental floss Hair bands Toothpaste and toothbrush. After you make the kits, you can drop them off at Project Ropa HQ with AN APPOINTMENT. Please email caitlin@projectropa.org to drop off your kits!

Help Create a Thanksgiving to Remember with Hollywood Food Coalition

Help Hollywood Food Coalition create a wonderful Thanksgiving for their families! They are collecting food items for their Thanksgiving meal bag give away, and they need your help! Needs: stuffing mix , instant potatoes, cans of gravy, cans of green beans, cans of cream of mushroom soup, butter, pies, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, milk, and more! If you would like to help them collect these food items, go to their website and fill out the form explaining the items you have! From there you can make an appointment to drop off your items! https://hofoco.org/donate-food-and-goods/

Read Together with Child Care Resource Center

The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) cultivates child, family and community well-being. Each month, the CCRC provides quality, support, development, and education to almost 50,000 children and families. They invite children and their caregivers to join in for Virtual Story Time on Zoom! Through these interactive sessions, children will develop language and communication skills, Use context and pictures to help identify new words, Engage in exploration and awareness of the world around them, Develop an understanding of themselves, their community, and their culture. To help be a part of that and bring your own kids as well, please contact contact Evelyn Sanchez evsanchez@ccrcca.org or ext. 4642 or Darcy Edwards dedwards@ccrcca.org for more information. Their Virtual Story Time will take place weekly via Zoom - https://ccrcca.zoom.us/j/97351915463
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Help Package Food Boxes

Help package food boxes for Union Rescue Mission. These boxes are being delivered to their clients temporarily living in motels across the San Gabriel Valley as well as to our individuals and families in our permanent supportive housing facilities. Starting November 1st, every Monday through Friday from 9am - 12pm, you can sign up for this 3 hour shift in helping pack these food boxes.
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Food Prep for Those in Need

Interested in food prep, meal service, and meal packing? These volunteer shifts are an integral part of maintaining an efficient and successful kitchen and meal program.Union Rescue Mission are looking for Volunteers to help our staff prepare meals at their Family Center (825 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104) and Adult Center (412 S.Raymond Ave. Pasadena CA 91105).Please note that there is an age requirement for volunteering in the kitchen. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed in the kitchen at any time. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old with a chaperone, 16 to volunteer without. We ask that you please wear closed toed shoes and long pants for your safety and protection. If interested or if you have any further questions, please email us at volunteer@unionstaionhs.org to check availability. **Volunteers will be required to wear a surgical grade mask or higher (not cloth). If you do not have a surgical mask, Union Station Homeless Services will be able to provide you one upon arrival to your volunteer shift.

Read Together with Child Care Resource Center

The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) cultivates child, family and community well-being. Each month, the CCRC provides quality, support, development, and education to almost 50,000 children and families. They invite children and their caregivers to join in for Virtual Story Time on Zoom! Through these interactive sessions, children will develop language and communication skills, Use context and pictures to help identify new words, Engage in exploration and awareness of the world around them, Develop an understanding of themselves, their community, and their culture. To help be a part of that and bring your own kids as well, please contact contact Evelyn Sanchez evsanchez@ccrcca.org or ext. 4642 or Darcy Edwards dedwards@ccrcca.org for more information. Their Virtual Story Time will take place weekly via Zoom - https://ccrcca.zoom.us/j/97351915463
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Read Together with Child Care Resource Center

Momento de Cuentos Virtuales (Virtual Story Time on Zoom in Spanish) The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) cultivates child, family and community well-being. Each month, the CCRC provides quality, support, development, and education to almost 50,000 children and families. They invite children and their caregivers to join in for Virtual Story Time on Zoom! Through these interactive sessions, children will develop language and communication skills, Use context and pictures to help identify new words, Engage in exploration and awareness of the world around them, Develop an understanding of themselves, their community, and their culture. To help be a part of that and bring your own kids as well, please contact Evelyn Sanchez evsanchez@ccrcca.org or ext. 4642 or Darcy Edwards dedwards@ccrcca.org for more information. Their Virtual Storytime Moment will take place every week at Zoom: https://ccrcca.zoom.us/j/93523459187
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Deliver Food Bags to Low Income Nana’s Kidz

Grandmas House of Hope has been very busy throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. They have been handing out food on behalf of their Nanas Kidz Families program, and they need drivers.This volunteer would need to be able to drive their own vehicle thats able to hold 200 Nana's Kidz bags (SUV or small truck works best), and be 26 years or older. They reccomend workiking with 1 - 2 people. This opportunity is weekly on Thursday between 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Drop off only. Pick up 200 bags at GHH Garden Grove Donation Center and drop off 950 W Highland St, Santa Ana, CA 92703

Read Together with Child Care Resource Center

The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) cultivates child, family and community well-being. Each month, the CCRC provides quality, support, development, and education to almost 50,000 children and families. They invite children and their caregivers to join in for Virtual Story Time on Zoom! Through these interactive sessions, children will develop language and communication skills, Use context and pictures to help identify new words, Engage in exploration and awareness of the world around them, Develop an understanding of themselves, their community, and their culture. To help be a part of that and bring your own kids as well, please contact contact Evelyn Sanchez evsanchez@ccrcca.org or ext. 4642 or Darcy Edwards dedwards@ccrcca.org for more information. Their Virtual Story Time will take place weekly via Zoom - https://ccrcca.zoom.us/j/97351915463
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Read Together with Child Care Resource Center

Momento de Cuentos Virtuales (Virtual Story Time on Zoom in Spanish) The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) cultivates child, family and community well-being. Each month, the CCRC provides quality, support, development, and education to almost 50,000 children and families. They invite children and their caregivers to join in for Virtual Story Time on Zoom! Through these interactive sessions, children will develop language and communication skills, Use context and pictures to help identify new words, Engage in exploration and awareness of the world around them, Develop an understanding of themselves, their community, and their culture. To help be a part of that and bring your own kids as well, please contact Evelyn Sanchez evsanchez@ccrcca.org or ext. 4642 or Darcy Edwards dedwards@ccrcca.org for more information. Their Virtual Storytime Moment will take place every week at Zoom: https://ccrcca.zoom.us/j/93523459188
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Join the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk Central California

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocating for lifesaving treatments and pioneering the most promising cancer research anywhere. Each year friends, families and coworkers form teams to raise money in support of their mission. This year, they will bring light to the darkness of cancer by honoring and remembering those touched by cancer and by rallying VIRTUALLY. Join them on their virtual event site at 7 PM on the event night. You will receive the link in your email prior to the event. If you have issues finding it or connecting reach out to support via email at supportservices@lls.org or call 877-LTN-WALK. For more information and to sign up click here: https://www.lightthenight.org/events/central-california-light-night

Go Out and Walk to End Alzheimers

Each year the Alzheimer's Association brings Walk to End Alzheimer's to over 600 communities in the U.S.The world may look a little different right now, but one thing hasn?۪t changed: their commitment to ending Alzheimer?۪s. This year, Walk to End Alzheimer?۪s?is everywhere ?? on every sidewalk, track and trail. Your health and safety are their top priorities. This year?۪s event won?۪t be a large in-person gathering ?? instead, they invite you to walk in small teams of friends and family while others in your community do the same to see a world without Alzheimer?۪s and all other dementia. For more information and to sign up please click here: https://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2020/CA-CaliforniaSouthland?fr_id=13285&pg=entry

Join the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk Valley

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocating for lifesaving treatments and pioneering the most promising cancer research anywhere. Each year friends, families and coworkers form teams to raise money in support of their mission. This year, they will bring light to the darkness of cancer by honoring and remembering those touched by cancer and by rallying VIRTUALLY. Join them on their virtual event site at 7 PM on the event night. You will receive the link in your email prior to the event. If you have issues finding it or connecting reach out to support via email at supportservices@lls.org or call 877-LTN-WALK. For more information and to sign up click here: https://www.lightthenight.org/events/valley
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