Projects tagged with "FAMILIES"

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

Help Spread Cheer By Becoming a Caroler with Hope House for the Multiple Handicapped Inc.

Hope House for the Multiple Handicapped Inc. is hosting a Holiday Party for all of their residents and their families with Santa, food, music. They would love to have volunteer CAROLERS at the event! The Holiday Party is on Thurs, December 20. Their residents with co-occurring autism, intellectual disabilities and mental health needs, really, really LOVE the holidays. Consider spreading holiday cheer by hosting a gift/toy drive! -- with family, friends or co-workers for Hope House for the Multiple-Handicapped, Inc. Hope House serves low-income children and adults with intellectual disabilities, and by collecting new, unwrapped toys/gifts for them, you will make them so very happy. Please deliver gifts/toys for Christmas by Friday, December 17. Visit http://hopehouse.org/wordpress/?page_id=430, where you will find individual wishes, or contact Vicki Mastro at vmastro@hopehouse.org or 626-747-9320. Don't have time to shop let Hope House do it for you. Make a cash donation by Dec. 17 and they will buy the gifts/toys! Visit http://hopehouse.org/wordpress/?page_id=430 to donate and learn more.

Adopt-A-Family for the Holidays with Families Forward Leanring Center

Consider adopting a family from Families Forward Learning Center. They serve low-income, at-risk families in Pasadena with children between the ages of 0-5. You can provide 1-2 gifts per family member and provide a holiday meal to help make this season a little easier for their families. You choose the size of the family or families you would like to adopt, purchase and wrap the gifts and come drop the gifts off at their location. You will receive a thank you card, photo of the family/families you adopted, and a tax receipt for your donation. You can also order gifts online and have them sent to their location if you are too far away to come drop off! You can adopt as part of a group, with your company, or as an individual. This is a great opportunity for groups of friends, organizations or sports teams to come together! For more info and breakdown of cost please visit their website. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Sarah Kimbrough - sarah@familiesforwardlc.org or (626) 792-2687 x121 If you are ready to adopt, please fill out this form: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=911805613

http://www.familiesforwardlc.org

Lend a Hand with Connections For Children at their Holiday Angels Program

Help parents select toys and books for their children and wrap them as gifts. Each year Connections For Children collects holiday gifts for the children of low-income families in our community to help make their holiday wishes come true. Last year, they collected gifts for 1,000 children up to age 18 whose families live below or near to the poverty level and are enrolled in their child care subsidy programs. Local businesses can participate by hosting donation drives for our Holiday Angels Program. In turn, they make sure that these gifts are distributed to children in our community. On December 15th, 17th and 18th, families will be able to select gifts at our Santa Monica office. You can also participate as a volunteer at the event, by helping parents select toys and books for their children and wrapping gifts. click here to sign up:https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000a8t7oUAA

https://www.connectionsforchildren.org/

Help Foster Youth this Holiday Season with Walden Family Services

Walden Family Services celebrates with their 70 Walden Transitional Housing Program young adults at Shakey's Restaurant on December 17 at 6:00pm. Walden Family Services has 70 young adult foster youth, ages 18-21, living in apartments in our transitional housing program. They would like to request gift cards or appropriate gifts for these young adults. Everyone loves to give toys to children but few want to give gifts to young adults. These young adults are in the foster care system. Many of them will have no family to spend the holidays with. They would like to brighten their holiday season with gifts! Please consider giving to them. Gifts and gift cards can be brought or mailed to the Walden Family Services office. Please provide gifts by December 17.

http://www.waldenfamily.org

Lend a Hand with Connections For Children at their Holiday Angels Program

Help parents select toys and books for their children and wrap them as gifts. Each year Connections For Children collects holiday gifts for the children of low-income families in our community to help make their holiday wishes come true. Last year, they collected gifts for 1,000 children up to age 18 whose families live below or near to the poverty level and are enrolled in their child care subsidy programs. Local businesses can participate by hosting donation drives for our Holiday Angels Program. In turn, they make sure that these gifts are distributed to children in our community. On December 15th, 17th and 18th, families will be able to select gifts at our Santa Monica office. You can also participate as a volunteer at the event, by helping parents select toys and books for their children and wrapping gifts. click here to sign up:https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000a8t7oUAA

https://www.connectionsforchildren.org/

Create a Winter Wonderland with LA Family Housing

LA Family Housing serves over 6,000 homeless people every year. LAFH Winter Wonderland Holiday Party. Help us host a festive holiday party for over 200 of their families on Sunday, December 16th. Sponsor an activity station or act as a personal shopper "elf" in their "Wishmart"- a special store where children and teens can choose their own presents. Contact Anfel: ALu@lafh.org

http://www.lafh.org

Lend a Hand with Connections For Children at their Holiday Angels Program

Help parents select toys and books for their children and wrap them as gifts. Each year Connections For Children collects holiday gifts for the children of low-income families in our community to help make their holiday wishes come true. Last year, they collected gifts for 1,000 children up to age 18 whose families live below or near to the poverty level and are enrolled in their child care subsidy programs. Local businesses can participate by hosting donation drives for our Holiday Angels Program. In turn, they make sure that these gifts are distributed to children in our community. On December 15th, 17th and 18th, families will be able to select gifts at our Santa Monica office. You can also participate as a volunteer at the event, by helping parents select toys and books for their children and wrapping gifts. click here to sign up:https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000a8t7oUAA

https://www.connectionsforchildren.org/

Volunteer and/or Donate to Alexandria House’s Community Holiday Party!

Alexandria House Community Holiday Party welcomes their neighborhood families to celebrate the holidays. Everyone gets a visit with Ms. Claus, a chance to pick out presents, make crafts, and have a good time! Alexandria House is having a toy drive for their holiday parties where they give out gifts to more than 800 kids (!) over two days. A special request: hopefully the toys do not promote war/violence and please try to give toys that are ethnically diverse as to accurately represent the populations at Alexandria House. They also often have a shortage of gifts for their teens; the easiest way to help with that is gift cards! Please drop your donations off at 436 S. Alexandria Ave. (yellow house) from Nov 26 to Dec 15. they couldn't do this without your support, thank you! they're looking for volunteers to help welcome the families, run craft and game tables, organize and supervise activities, and have fun celebrating the holidays season with us. For information, please contact Madison at madison@alexandriahouse.org or (213) 381-2649.

http://alexandriahouse.org

Donate Gifts to the Special Needs Network, Inc.

During the Christmas holidays, they bring hundreds of families, community partners, and stakeholders together for a holiday celebration. This event provides the countys most vulnerable families with an opportunity to network and celebrate the holidays with other families, thereby breaking the isolation and sadness that many families experience during the holidays. Families are provided with health-related referrals and resources, food, music and interactive games. Since the inception of this event, they have collected and distributed more than 50,000 toys, books and presents to families experiencing homelessness and other difficulties Highlights > Toy giveaway > Meet & Picture with Santa > Christmas Caroling > Community Activity > DJ & Dancing > Arts & Crafts > Dinner Please contact Connie Chavarria directly re: volunteer opportunities. 323-291-7100 Office 818-470-7929 Cell Help us make this year the best yet! For their wishlist please visit their website.

https://snnla.org/

Provide Gift Cards & Clothes for Bienvenidos’ Christmas Party

Bienvenidos is a compassionate community of care dedicated to healing children, strengthening families and transforming communities. With your help, their low-income clients will be able enjoy the organizations Christmas Party, which includes good food, music, and toys! Help brighten the spirits of many of Bienvenidos families with the purchase of gift cards (i.e. Walmart/Target)and childrens clothing for the season. Items can be dropped off any time before Dec 14 at their Los Angeles location or arrangements can be made to pick up the items.

http://www.bienvenidos.org

Make a Meal for 12 Days of Christmas with LA Family Housing

LA Family Housing serves over 6,000 homeless people every year. 12 Days of Christmas Meal Sponsorship- Make a meal merry and bright for over 250 adults transitioning out of homelessness. Sponsor a meal at $500 and provide twelve days of festive meals for their residents at Bridge Housing. Dec 14th- Dec 25. For more info contact Alicia : Abyer@lafh.org

http://www.lafh.org

Adopt A Family with the Lynwood Unified School District

The Homeless Ed Program in Lynwood serves over 500 students at any given day in a community of roughly 15,000 students. they serve a largely immigrant population with a high unemployment rate. their Annual Holiday event is scheduled to take place Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at their District Office. This holiday season, you or your organization can adopt a student or family by providing gifts and gift certificates for a specific family. For more information, guidelines and details on a family in need - please contact Tam Nguyen (tanguyen@mylusd.org) or Maribel Martinez (mmartinez@mylusd.org) starting Nov. 19th. Please contact Tam Nguyen @ Student Services Department for more info (310) 886-1618; tanguyen@mylusd.org their Homeless Ed Program in Lynwood serves over 500 students at any given day in a community of roughly 15,000 students. they serve a largely immigrant population with a high unemployment rate. their Annual Holiday event is scheduled to take place Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at their District Office. This holiday season, you or your organization can adopt a student or family by providing gifts and gift certificates for a specific family. For more information, guidelines and details on a family in need - please contact Tam Nguyen (tanguyen@mylusd.org) or Maribel Martinez (mmartinez@mylusd.org) starting Nov. 19th.

https://www.lynwood.k12.ca.us

Decorate Ornaments at the Community Center of La Canada Flintridge

With the holidays right around the corner, now is a great time to glaze ceramic ornaments to decorate around the house!! For $15 per painter, you can paint TWO ornaments!! Items will be fired and ready for pick up on Friday Dec. 14 from 12pm-4pm. All ages welcome! All participants under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers are needed prior to start time for set up time and after the event to break down.

http://www.cclcf.org

Help Prepare for Saban Community Clinic’s Holiday Party

The 29th Annual Patient Holiday party provides much needed items including clothing, toiletries, blankets, books and toys to Saban Community Clinic patients, their family members and members of the homeless community. Attendees also receive a warm meal. Volunteers are needs to distribute items, serve lunch, and set-up/clean up of event. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Parking information and details will be distributed prior to the event. Toiletries, books and toys are needed for the event. Please contact Audrey Rufe at arufe@sabancommunityclinic.org

http://sabancommunityclinic.org/patientholidayparty

Volunteer & Donate to the Saban Community Clinic’s Annual Patient Holiday Party

Wanna share your time and talents at an awesome holiday party with awesome people? Sign up for The Saban Community Clinics Annual Patient Holiday Party today! The party was started in 1989 to provide warm clothes to high risk youth and teens in the Hollywood area, with 35 people attending the first event. Since then, the Holiday Party has expanded to serve the growing need of patients, including children and families. This year the Clinic expects more than 500 people in attendance during the event that starts at 12 pm. For more information on donating any of the needed items or volunteering at the event, please contact Audrey Rufe at 323-330-1653 or by email at arufe@sabancommunityclinic.org. Visit http://www.sabancommunityclinic.org/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=12 for more info. Please Note: Contact Audrey for more information on volunteering. Needed items include: (Newborns to Age 2)Baby Wipes; Baby Shampoo & Wash; Bibs; Blankets; Bottles; Changing Pads; Clothes and Diapers / (Youth and Adults) Backpacks; Blankets; Jackets; Sweatpants; Shirts; Socks; Body Wash; Deodorant; Travel sized shampoo & conditioner; Toothbrushes & Toothpaste and Undergarments.

http://www.sabancommunityclinic.org/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=12

Help Assemble Care Packages with Operation Gratitude

At any given time, the Operation Gratitude facility is filled with millions of items donated by Americans from across the country. Once a month or more, they call on hundreds of eager and spirited Volunteers in the Southern California area to help them assemble these items to create the Operation Gratitude Care Packages. They have tasks appropriate for all levels of ability. Please visit https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks/assembly-day/ for more info and to sign up.

https://www.operationgratitude.com/

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Join Community Center of La Cadada Flintridge for their Holiday Ceramic Sales.

Over 65 local artists come together to sell their work that ranges from everyday useful items to gallery works of art. Its a feast for the eyes. Not to be missed as there is something for everyone.

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

KTLA & Citadel Outlets Food Drive. KTLA and Citadel are partnering to help feed Los Angeles County. During difficult economic times, one out of every six people in Southern California experiences hunger. Children, veterans, and the elderly hurt the most. Food banks need your help. Volunteers are needed to collect donations from Stater Brothers customers and Stuff-a-Food Bank Truck with donations. ALL AGES EVENT. 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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