Projects tagged with "FAMILIES"

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

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/orange-county

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

Donate Thanksgiving Wishlist Items to Alexandria House

Alexandria House would be grateful to receive food items for their Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. You can either purchase the items and drop off at their office or purchase them directly from their online wish list. This year, they are prioritizing grocery store gift cards for ease of distribution. Click this link to see their wishlist: https://www.alexandriahouse.org/food_drive. Click here for their online registry: https://www.target.com/gift-registry/giftgiver?registryId=19787b27aefb4dfb9a8245c0493f4dcc&lnk=registry_custom_url. Please contact alejandra@alexandriahouse.org for more information. Thank you so much for your support!

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

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

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 Lili Rodriguez - LRodriguez@ccrcca.org, (760) 245-0770 ext. 3016 for more information. Their Virtual Storytime Moment will take place every week at Zoom: https://ccrcca.zoom.us/j/97151298173?pwd=NFU4TW1vMzF2bkFQcUhVZnUydnJ5UT09 Password: 043604
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Have Fun and Trot Around for Celiac Disease Foundation

The Celiac Disease Foundation's Turkey Trot raises funds to support celiac disease research, and this year they are going virtual with a Turkey Trot Cross-Country Challenge. 100% of the proceeds go to fund celiac disease research. Bring your pet and join them for tons of fun & gluten-free prizes! Each registrant will receive a Turkey Trot t-shirt, bandana, one FREE product coupon from CDF Proud Sponsor Crunchmaster, fundraising page, access to a private CDF Turkey Trot Facebook Group to connect with other participants, and more. Invite your pets! Each pet registration will receive a matching bandana. Please email Laura Boone, laura.boone@celiac.org, with any remaining questions. To register please click here: https://celiac.org/get-involved/events/2020turkeytrot/

Eat Breakfast and Supoort Lomita-Harbor City Kiwanis

Join Lomita-Harbor City Kiwanis for their 71st Annual Pancake Breakfast. Come out and support the children with your donation for the breakfast! $6.00 Donation - Children 5 & under FREE. Breakfast Includes: Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausages & Beverage. Due to COVID-19 breakfast will be served outdoors in their parking lot and available for drive-up takeout. Your ticket also enters you for our $250 Door Prize drawing. You do not have to be present to win. Raffle tickets for additional prizes available for purchase at the event. Your donation helps Lomita-Harbor City Kiwanis Foundation conintue their Support of the Following: Boys & Girls Scouts, Boys & Girls, Clubs of South Bay, Key Clubs of Narbonne High, Harbor Teacher?۪s Prep Academy, HArts Academy, Narbonne High Kiwins, Harbor College Circle K, K-Kids at Delores, Little League, Scholarships, Community Seniors and Youth Programs
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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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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

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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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 Andrea Arceo at AArceo@ccrcca.org or (909) 384-8000 ext. 2103 for access to the Zoom link.
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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

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 Lili Rodriguez - LRodriguez@ccrcca.org, (760) 245-0770 ext. 3016 for more information. Their Virtual Storytime Moment will take place every week at Zoom: https://ccrcca.zoom.us/j/97151298173?pwd=NFU4TW1vMzF2bkFQcUhVZnUydnJ5UT09 Password: 043604
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Donate Childrens Books for the Holidays

Donate childrens books for Union Rescue Missions Holiday Book drive this holiday season! They are looking to collect books with diverse characters and holidays to represent this winter, and you could be a huge help! Interested in helping out? Email inkinddonations@unionstationhs.org to get involved!

Provide Support to Transitional Families at Alexandria House

Founded in 1996, 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 economic stability and permanent housing. Located in the densely populated and ethnically diverse Mid-Wilshire area, Alexandria House also serves its broader neighborhood community by providing educational and enrichment opportunities for the residents and neighbors alike. Volunteers help with gardening, organizing the garage, cleaning the kitchen, sorting food and clothing, and preparing activities for neighborhood events. REQUIREMENTS: 3 hour minimum time commitment. Volunteers for this project must be at least 18 years of age. REQUIREMENTS TO VOLUNTEER DURING COVID-19: You must not been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks, not been around anyone who has been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks, bring your own mask, if possible, bring your own hand sanitizer SPECIAL SAFETY PROCEDURES DURING COVID-19: All volunteers must wear masks at all times. You must wash your hands at the beginning and end of the volunteer activity, and any time after touching your face. Physical contact is to be avoided and 6 foot distancing will be required. Please avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash your hands immediately if you do so. Practice good coughing/sneezing etiquette.
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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.

Serve Thanksgiving Meal with CityHeART

This is CityHeART's annual Thanksgiving meal for the homeless and formerly homeless community in Long Beach. Each year, they serve between 450-600 children, families, seniors, and veterans at this event. The meal service takes place on site at the Villages at Cabrillo on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, and all volunteers and/or donations to support this event are welcome!

Deliver Meals to Those Most Vulnerable with Project Angel Food

Project Angel Food is looking for volunteer drivers to deliver meals to their most vulnerable neighbors. Details as follows: Deliver to 5 -7 clients. You will need to provide your own vehicle. Pick up client meals at Project Angel Food. Pick-up time will be staggered between 9am-12noon and I will provide your time when we get closer to the date. If you have a preference, let me know. Since there will be more volunteers delivering than usual, there may be a wait time for pick-ups so plan on 4 hours from start to finish. Routes will be determined based on Dispatch/Staff Driver needs and your location preferences/limitations and availability. Let me know what area you would like to end up. I can try to send you in that direction. Review and sign our Liability Waiver form for each participant. Review our Confidentiality and Privacy Laws Fact Sheet and return with your signature (each participant) or bring it with you when you pick up your meals. Provide a photo or copy of the license and proof of insurance for the drivers. Additional Instructions for Volunteers: During this period of COVID-19 pandemic, we have added precautions to our program, for the safety of our clients, volunteers and staff. Please review the following guidelines to ensure that you are willing and able to join our meal delivery team: Pregnant, have a chronic illness/compromised immune system (immunosuppression) – Cannot Deliver/Volunteer, Sick with fever – Cannot Deliver/Volunteer (Stay at home for at least 24 hours after fever/symptoms of fever without fever-reducing medication), Runny nose or cough, even if you think it is allergies – Cannot Deliver/Volunteer, Care for people who are high risk or have been in contact with someone that may be infected – Cannot Deliver/Volunteer, Have attended large social gatherings like weddings, funerals or if you are part of large, crowds (especially indoors) like casinos, concerts, etc. and not quarantined for 2 weeks – Cannot Deliver/Volunteer, Have traveled to areas that are experiencing high levels of COVID-19 -- Cannot Deliver/Volunteer. If you are still interested or have any questions, please contact Holly at holly@angelfood.org. Also check out their website: https://www.angelfood.org/event/thanksgiving-day-volunteers-needed/
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