Projects tagged with "FAMILIES"

Give to the HopeWorks! Education & Enrichment Center at Grandmas House of Hope

HopeWorks! Education & Enrichment Center is located at a low-income culturally diverse section 8 housing complex in Anaheim. They offer at-risk youth: after school programs with tutoring, homework support, mentorship, and exposure to STEAM activities; as well as adult education, early childhood development, and health and wellness classes. YOUR support will help children prepare for college and families maintain stable housing & thriveFor more information, please visit their website. https://www.grandmashouseofhope.org/?form=FUNMMNDYDRX

Donate to Fight the War on Gunger with Heart of Compassion Distribution

The mission of Heart of Compassion is to fight hunger by meeting the immediate food insecurity needs of communities through working with local officials and residents to develop a sustainable program leading to self-reliance and independence. You can help through financial or in-kind donations. For more information, please go to: https://www.heartofcompassionca.org/donor-faqs.html

Give to Feed Those Who Would Otherwise Go Hungry with Hollywood Food Coalition

Hollywood Food Coalition has provided hunger relief to unhoused and food-insecure neighbors through hot, healthy meals served every single night of the year, without fail, since 1987. Since then, they have grown into a thriving meal service and food rescue operation providing meals and other basic necessities to food-insecure Angelenos, according to HoFoCo’s ethos of Responsiveness, Consistency, Choice and Community. If you would like to help financially, please check out this link: https://hofoco.networkforgood.com/projects/80033-help-feed-the-homeless-and-hungry-in-hollywood

Become a Volunteer Mentor for Imagine LA

Once you raise your hand to volunteer, Imagine LA walks together with you through your application, interview, training, and screening. Imagine LA prepares all of their volunteer mentors to be the unconditional supporters that their families need. Finally, you meet your mentee and begin a meaningful, lasting relationship. Must be 21 or older.

Create Care Pacakges for Imagine LA

Bring some joy & relief to families by assembling a care package or purchasing supplies in bulk, and coordinating delivery with Imagine LA staff. This is a great family activity to teach generosity and philanthropy with children. For more information regarding items needed and drop off instructions, please go to: https://www.imaginela.org/in-kind-donations
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Purchase Needed Supplies 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. You can help by purchasing supplies that these families need! If you are interested in donating, please check out the Amazon wish list here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2V1NB939M20PP/ref=hz_ls_biz_ex.
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Maintain a Community Fridge with LA Community Fridges

The LA Community Fridges provide a variety of foods for EVERYONE! It is entirely community run and helps people from all walks of life access nutritionally complete food. Sign up for a cleaning shift at your local fridge! Feel free to sign up for one or many. Sign up here. https://community-fridge.bubbleapps.io/
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Donate Much Needed Foods to LA Community Fridges

The LA Community Fridges provide a variety of foods for EVERYONE! It is entirely community run and helps people from all walks of life access nutritionally complete food. Donate fresh produce (either purchased, or grown in yards & gardens). When donating produce, please clean or wash the produce with running water (& a produce-friendly wash if you have one) before donating when possible. Although it is best practice to wash any produce you might eat yourself, it cannot be assumed that all community members have easy access to kitchens and running water, and we want to do the best we can to minimize risk of passing on infections. Bottled water, Canned goods, Non perishable items (dry pasta, rice, etc.) Drinks (Gatorade, Juices, etc.) Please no alcoholic drinks (beer, liquor), we are not able to enforce the legal drinking age at fridges. Other items welcomed are: Milk (Dairy & Non-Dairy), Frozen Meats, Eggs, Bread, and more! Visit your community fridge and donate today!
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Become a Volunteer at the Karsh Family Social Service Center

Located in one of Los Angeles’s most dense, diverse, and economically challenged neighborhoods, the Karsh Center offers multiple services under one roof. At the Karsh Center, clients can access dental care, vision care, mental health services, pro bono legal services, grief support, healthy and nutritious groceries, clothing vouchers, baby supplies, and other resources, as well as learn about additional regional service providers from Karsh Center volunteers. In order to make this all possible, the Karsh Center needs your help. You can give back in a variety of different volunteer opportunities that can be found here: https://karshcenter.org/volunteer/
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Assemble Welcome Home Kits for PATH’s Newly Housed Clients

Every week, PATH moves dozens of previously homeless families off the streets and into homes. Help their new residents feel safe and comfortable in their new home by providing a "Welcome Home Kit" filled with basic home goods, kitchen items, and cleaning supplies. Welcome Home Kits are critical, especially amidst all the uncertainty of the pandemic. These kits not only meet the families’ essential needs, but they can help start their journey of having a new place to call home! Please check out their Welcome Home Wishlist to help support! Urgent Needs:Bedding, Home goods (laundry hamper, bath mat, shower caddy), Kitchen items (pots & pans, dishes, utensils), Hygiene items (soap, shampoo, toothpaste), Cleaning supplies, School Supplies, Target gift cards. *For health and safety reasons, all Welcome Home items must be new & unopened* For more info: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/f36ff9d2-7476-4797-8747-b7487cbd57aa/1
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Donate Non-Perishables to PATH

Neighbors living in supportive housing are among the most vulnerable to COVID-19. PATH is in need of non-perishable food donations, so that they may remain safe and healthy in their homes. When you are next out grocery shopping, please consider filling your basket with a few extra food items and/or cleaning supplies to help the most vulnerable neighbors stay healthy. Food support bags can be assembled in cardboard boxes or reusable grocery bags. These kits will be distributed directly to those most in need. Urgent Needs: Cereal, Rice or pasta, Canned goods, Non-perishable snacks,Cleaning supplies. For more info: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/f36ff9d2-7476-4797-8747-b7487cbd57aa/1
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Donate Hygiene Items to PATH

As you shop for personal hygiene items, pick up a few extra supplies to help individuals currently experiencing homelessness. Urgent Needs: Hand sanitizer, Soap & shampoo, Cleansing wipes, Socks & cold weather clothing*, Blankets*, Non-perishable snacks & bottled water. *For health and safety reasons, all Care Kit items must be new & unopened. For more info: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/f36ff9d2-7476-4797-8747-b7487cbd57aa/1
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Volunteer to Prepare and Serve Lunch Meals with Union Rescue Mission (Angeles House)

Help prepare and serve lunch meals to those sheltered at Union Rescue Mission's Angeles House campus. Angeles House is their new campus which just opened this past April and shelters an additional 86 families in Los Angeles. Must be 14 years of age or older to volunteer. Find out more and sign up at the link below: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=1592&org_id=0267&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=5&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&cal_year=2022&cal_month=9&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Get Involved with Acts of Compassion

A nonprofit is as strong as the community that holds it up. Together, you and Acts of Compassion can do more than you can do alone. Bring your abilities and passions together to affect real change. There are many ways to join them and support their mission of working with the homeless, and at risk families from underserved communities. Contact them to find out more about volunteer opportunities, fundraising events, and ways that you can get their message to your friends and family! Please visit: https://actsofcompassions.org/contact-us
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Become a Top Chef at Alexandria House

At Alexandria House, their volunteers are a treasured part of their community. Together they laugh, cook, eat, play, and work as they help women and children in need. Their cooking program 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! Here are a few ways to participate as a Top Chef: Preparing dinner for 30 people at your site and dropping off at Alexandria House. Preparing and cooking dinner at Alexandria House with the following guidelines: A maximum of 6 volunteers in a group. Please practice social distancing guidelines. No children under the age of 12 allowed at this time. All teens must show proof of vaccination. Purchasing dinner from a local restaurant for 30 and having it delivered to Alexandria House. Making a monetary donation to support our Top Chefs to support our program and continue to build community. (Suggested Donation: $250). Interested in booking a date? Please email elaina@alexandriahouse.org. Please visit: https://www.alexandriahouse.org/volunteer

Host a Donation Drive for Alexandria House

Vital to the success of Alexandria House's organization, in-kind donations keep costs down for their programs by providing basic needs items such as household items and cleaning supplies. You can help by hosting a donation drive at your school, or within your organization or neighborhood. If you are interested in organizing a donation drive or have questions, please contact elaina@alexandriahouse.org. Please visit: https://www.alexandriahouse.org/drive
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Donate to Alexandria House’s Amazon Wishlist

Alexandria House is a transitional residence and house of hospitality providing safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelter to permanent housing. Located in the densely populated and ethnically diverse mid-Wilshire area, Alexandria House also serves its broader neighborhood community by providing educational, cultural, and enrichment opportunities for residents and neighbors alike. Your gifts through the Amazon Wishlist will make a difference to the folks at Alexandria House and their community! Please visit: https://smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/lists/95-4809755/ref=smi_cl_ls_llol_lol
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Make a Difference with Aviva Family & Children’s Services

Without Aviva Family & Children's Services' volunteers they could not offer food/clothing drive through events, fabulous workshops and classes, or extra-curricular activities to their clients throughout all of their program. VOLUNTEERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT AVIVA in the life of a child, teen, young mom, foster youth or families! They are excited about what they can do this year and in the years to come, both virtually and in-person. At Aviva, a volunteer can have a direct influence on a young person’s life as well as the caregiver. From a one-time event to a long-term commitment, Aviva has various ways to volunteer and be involved that fit your schedule. Thank you in advance for your time, your energy, your commitment, and most of all for caring. They look forward to welcoming you to Aviva! Please visit: https://aviva.org/volunteer/
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Support Aviva Family & Children’s Services’ Programs and Services

For more than 106 years, Aviva has provided services to meet critical needs for their clients and address the most pervasive issues in communities. Their goals are ambitious. They are committed to improving children’s lives, strengthening families, enhancing local communities, and creating a more equitable society. Aviva's bold vision requires a large circle of donors and partners and they are deeply grateful for their essential support. As Aviva continues to optimize their resources and expand their capacity, they invite you to join them in fostering more stable, healthy, resilient, and happy lives for thousands of children and families. Thank you for your donation. Together we are lifting-up children and families across Los Angeles! Please visit: https://givebutter.com/Avivagive#
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Donate to Support Century Villages at Cabrillo

Century Villages at Cabrillo (CVC) serves as steward, manager, and coordinator for the 27 acre campus community. CVC creates the physical and social conditions where collaborating programs can succeed in overcoming homelessness. As a social enterprise, CVC engages in property management, real estate development, and community development activities, all uniformly geared around the vision of breaking the cycle of homelessness. Your gift will make a meaningful impact on the lives of Veterans, seniors, and families with children at The Villages at Cabrillo. Please visit: https://centuryvillages.org/oasis/
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