Serve Breakfast to the Homeless with St. Francis Center
Serve Breakfast to the HomelessSince 1972, St. Francis Center has provided relief and support to homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. Much more than a soup kitchen or a food pantry, they offer a unique range of services to sustain and empower those in need. Welcoming all with joy, dignity and compassion, they dedicate every day to Serving Hope in their community Event Description: This Breakfast program is part of their Homeless Well-Being Program. Their homeless and near-homeless brothers and sisters are welcome to join them for breakfast Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 am and Mondays from 7:15 - 8:15 AM! They serve between 200 and 300 men and women each day. Help serve a hot breakfast meal in the morning before school or work for their guests experiencing homelessness. Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteers will help staff with set-up for serve, and clean-up after breakfast. Breakfast service tasks include serving coffee, working in the kitchen, cleaning tables, resetting tables, and offering a smile. Requirements: Wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Time Commitment: Volunteers are needed from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Age Restrictions: They are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). Please remember to fill out a minor volunteer waiver form if minors (under 18) are attending projects link here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NFq6bGhCNiLwqZ58WlWfeRvuVHYFiwqT/view Click here to sign up: https://www.stfranciscenterla.org/volunteers/
Donate Needed Thanksgiving Food Items to Big Sunday’s Thanksgiving Stuffing Event
Did you know that each month, all year, Big Sunday hosts a food drive? It's called the End of the Month Club and it helps hungry and grateful people at nonprofits and schools throughout Los Angeles. In Novemberember, we are collecting thousands of Thanksgiving Food Items (nonperishable items, please) for dozens of local nonprofit organizations that assist hungry individuals and families. Sorting coincides with their 8th Annual Thanksgiving Stuffing Event from 9 am -12 pm. Food can be delivered starting November 1 through November 27. Coming to the Thanksgiving Stuffing? Awesome! Please feel free to bring your donations with you on November 27. Can’t shop? No prob! Big Sunday also accepts money so we can shop for you! (Visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/donate-now/ and indicate your donation is for the Thanksgiving Stuffing Event.) For more info, contact email@example.com. All donations will benefit dozens of nonprofit organizations serving clients in need. http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/donate-now/
Give the Gift of a Thanksgiving Feast in a Bag
Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate family traditions. Because of supporters like you, LA Family Housing (LAFH) is able to provide more than 1,500 people experiencing homelessness with thanksgiving bags. Give the gift of tradition and empower individuals and families experiencing homelessness to host their own Thanksgiving feast. Donate Thanksgiving sides (stuffing, canned goods, mashed potato mix, etc) and a $20 gift card to buy a turkey, a greeting card, and place the items in a reusable bag. Please drop off bags by Monday, Novemberember 18th. For more information on what to include in your Thanksgiving bags or to schedule a drop-off contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (818) 255-2789.
Uplift the Spirits of the Clients of Union Station Homeless Services
For 47 years, Union Station Homeless Services has hosted Dinner in the Park on Thanksgiving Day! This uplifting community event provides thousands of holiday meals and hope for all who attend, including homeless men, women, children, seniors, very low-income families, and those with no place to go during the holidays. The impact of the event in the community is large because of your help! From the turkey to the potatoes and gravy, the majority of food served at this event is donated by generous community members, and every little bit helps! They would gladly accept any donation you are available to provide. For idea of items to donate please check our their wish list at: https://www.unionstationhs.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/DIP-2019-Wishlist_10.7.pdfTo schedule a donation delivery, please email their In-Kind Donations Manager, David Sensente at email@example.com. All food donations need to be dropped off at their Adult Center by Novemberember 18th: 412 S. Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91105. You may also shop items on their Amazon Wish List: http://a.co/7jQqA05 and items will get automatically delivered to their location!
Help Bring Warmth and Comfort this Holiday Season
LA Family Housing serves over 6,000 homeless people every year. The holiday season is a chilly time for many but you can help keep the warmth alive by donating blankets! This year help provide warmth on a cold night by donating new twin sheets, fleece blankets, and pillows with pillowcases. All donations need to be dropped off by Thursday, Novemberember 25th. To schedule drop-offs or for more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (818)255-2789
Donate Thanksgiving Food at Alexandria House
Alexandria House, a wonderful transitional shelter for women and children, is asking for food donations for Thanksgiving. Your donations are transformed into beautiful food baskets given to their large community of past and current residents and neighborhood families who are at-risk women, youths, and families. Donation items they're asking for are traditional Thanksgiving foods such as turkeys, yams, cranberry sauce, pies, etc. Please drop the donations off at their office located at 426 S. Alexandria Ave. (yellow house) by Monday 11/25. They couldn't do this without your support, THANK YOU! For more details, please contact Anh Le at email@example.com or (213) 381-2649.
Host a Thanksgiving-themed Fundraiser/Collection for LA Family Housing
LA Family Housing serves over 6,000 homeless people every year. The holiday season is a chilly time for many but you can help keep the warmth alive by hosting a collection or fundraiser for the individuals and families at LAFH. Raise awareness and much needed supplies to help people experiencing homelessness celebrate the holidays. To schedule drop-offs or for more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (818) 255-2789
Donate to PATH’s Jingle Ball
PATH’s mission is to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities. A donation of a Jingle Bag will help support their clients in their new home during a time that can be isolating for people who have experienced chronic homelessness. They are asking for donations of: A reusable grocery bag filled with: Hot cocoa mix/festive treat mixes, Holiday themes home décor or Decemberorations, and Nonperishable food
Help PATH Prep Thanksgiving Meals
PATH’s mission is to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities. Support their recently housed neighbors with their first thanksgiving meal in their new home by assembling grocery bags filled with non-perishable food items and a grocery gift card. Your donation of Turkey Boxes will help their clients who are housed feel supported during the holidays. A Turkey Box donation will include, Boxed stuffing mix, Cranberry sauce, Pie crust mix or dessert mix, Canned vegetables, Mashed potato mix, and a $20 grocery store gift card.
Adopt A Family Holiday Kit with LA Family Housing
LA Family Housing serves over 6,000 homeless people every year. Empower parents to create holiday memories and magic for their children by donating a reusable shopping bag filled with festive Decemberorations, household goods, and two $20.00 gift cards. Drop off by Monday, Decemberember 16th. Click here for holiday kit checklist: https://lafh.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=457218
Make a Difference in the Community with LINC Housing
LINC welcomes group volunteers to engage in many opportunities by supporting their greater initiative of providing housing and life-enhancing services to low-income families, seniors, and individuals with special needs. With California currently having the highest poverty rate in the nation at 20.6%, your services will be helpful toward LINC'S objective in continuing to address housing needs with new construction, acquisition/rehab, and the preservation of at-risk affordable housing. This is a great opportunity for team building, increasing morale/motivation, and to give back to the community. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Below are a few volunteer opportunities with LINC Housing: GROUP VOLUNTEER EVENTS: Assist event projects Hosting holiday parties or book fairs Beautification projects (community gardening, painting, and more!) Preparing/serving meals at one of our properties for different occasions *Other specialized positions available at locations throughout California!
Provide Meals to Seniors as a Homebound Meal Driver for ONEgeneration
Volunteers support and enhance every program that ONEgeneration offers. For heartwarming, life-affirming experiences, come join ONEgeneration as a volunteer and start giving back to your community now! They are in need of homebound meal drivers. Delivers a hot meal and a warm greeting to homebound seniors one morning a week. Training is required with a Manager on meal delivering router. Minimum age 21 – Fingerprinting, Driver’s License and proof of auto insurance required.
Provide Support to Clients as a Dining Site Volunteer for ONEgeneration
Volunteers support and enhance every program that ONEgeneration offers. For heartwarming, life-affirming experiences, come join ONEgeneration as a volunteer and start giving back to your community now! They are in need of dining site volunteer. Assist with serving food to participants in lunch programs. they have five locations where lunch is served Monday thru Friday. On-site training with Dining Coordinator. TB Test Required.
Join Food Forward at their Farmers Market Glean Program
Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Harvest food, fight hunger, build community at your local farmers market! They collect fresh, local produce that would otherwise go to waste and donate 100% to local hunger-relief agencies. Join Food Forward and help them collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at the farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. This opportunity is open to volunteers 12 years old and older, though children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. For more information please call (818) 764-1022 or email email@example.com. To sign up please register here: https://community.foodforward.org/events/15287
Join Food Forward at their Farmers Market Glean Program
Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Harvest food, fight hunger, build community at your local farmers market! They collect fresh, local produce that would otherwise go to waste and donate 100% to local hunger-relief agencies. Join Food Forward and help them collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at the farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. This opportunity is open to volunteers 12 years old and older, though children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. For more information please call (818) 764-1022 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To sign up please register here: https://community.foodforward.org/events/15318
Help Fight Hunger with Food Forward
Harvest food, fight hunger, and build community! Food Forward will be collecting beautiful fresh fruit that would otherwise go to waste, and donating 100% to local hunger-relief agencies. Join the Volunteer Harvest Team to help them pick as much fruit as possible from trees, and pack it into boxes to be donated. Volunteers should be comfortable picking and carrying boxes of fruit, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the fruit. This opportunity is open to volunteers 5 years old and older, though children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. For more information please call (818) 764-1022 or email email@example.com. To sign up please register here: https://community.foodforward.org/events/15639
Serve as a Kitchen Volunteer with Project Angel Food to Help the Sick & Shut-in #19
Help keep ailing people happy and healthy throughout the holiday season. their pals at Project Angel Food need kitchen volunteers! Join a fun-loving group of compassionate people each day to do everything from chopping, stirring, mixing, baking and packaging meals for those in need. You don't even need to know how to cook, only how to take direction from their kitchen chefs. They could use your valuable help! They have two shifts Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. they also have one weekend shift on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Help Out at the Day of the Dead Festival at MOLAA
The Museum of Latin American Art is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help during the day of the Dead Festival on Novemberember 3rd, 2019. The free festival is one of the biggest and most popular festivals at the museum gathering nearly 4 thousand guests each year! Be part of a vibrant celebration of life and loved ones, and learn more about this cultural tradition through art workshops, live performances, gallery tours, and an interactive community altar, face painting, food, and unique artisan vendors. MOLAA Greeters welcome guests enthusiastically and provide directions to proper event areas. Lunch and refreshments will be provided for volunteers,
Imagine Awards: A Non-Gala Gala
A PARTY 30 YEARS IN THE MAKINGJoin Inner-City Arts as they celebrate three Decemberades of empowering young people through creativity and art. At this special day, your support makes it possible for them to invite the students and families whose lives have been transformed by their mission. Continuing the Inner-City Arts' tradition of hosting the most interactive non-gala gala around, this year they're gathering on the Inner-City Arts campus for the first time! You're in for a treat: GOURMET BRUNCH FAVORITES SIGNATURE COCKTAILS INTERACTIVE ART MAKING MUSIC TO MAKE YOUR MORNING ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR AUCTION 30 VISIONS EXHIBIT
Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s MA@2 Event #1
Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Each Monday afternoon at 2 pm, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MA@2 (Monday Afternoons at 2). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we Decemberorate cookies for Boys and Girls Club of Hollywood! For more info or to RSVP, please email Pablo at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/ma2/ for more info.