Restore Hope at the East Los Angeles Women’s Center
The mission of the East Los Angeles Women’s Center is to ensure that all women, girls and their families live in a place of safety, health, and personal well-being, free from violence and abuse, with equal access to necessary health services and social support, with an emphasis on Latino communities. In order to assist the organization, you can give financially or provid in-kind donations. Please see all donation opportunities at: https://www.elawc.org/how_you_can_help
Donate Holiday Gifts to The San Gabriel Pomona Parents’ Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center
Parents’ Place FRC is having their Annual Family Potluck! They are getting ready to host a fun-filled evening of gathering, eating, and bringing holiday cheer to their families and children. The Potluck will take place on December 15th, 2022. They are in need of toys they can give out for their children with special needs during the potluck. Please consider helping them out with this. They are in need of the following amount of toys: 60 toys ages 0 to 3 (male and female), 60 toys ages 3-13 (male and female), 30 Toys for ages 13-22 (for young adults with low cognitive level). Contact Tavia at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or questions.
Gift Essential Items to Friend’s Place
My Friend's Place is a great drop-in resource center in Hollywood offering comprehensive health, education and therapeutic services each year to 700+ homeless youth and their children. This holiday season, My Friend's Place would like to deliver gifts to some 200 homeless youth. They are in need of the following items: $10 gift cards (Target, 7/11, Ralph's/Food4Less or Starbucks); new beanies and gloves; new hoodies & sweatpants/joggers (all adult sizes); new sleeping bags; new headphones/earbuds; headlamps/flashlights. Please schedule an appointment to drop off items by emailing email@example.com. If you can help, please provide all donations by December 15. To coordinate a donation drop off or for more info on hosting a Gift Drive, please contact Candice McFadyen, Community Engagement and Volunteer Manager, at 323-908-0011 X109 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All contributions are tax deductible and greatly appreciated! If you are unable to do a drop off, please consider giving through our Amazon Wishlist! Please visit: https://smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/lists/95-4834034/ref=smi_cl_ls_llol_lol
Support PATH for their Holiday Donation Drive
Join PATH for their Holiday Donation Drive! Engage your family, friends, employees, or community by hosting donation drive to support their holiday initiatives! They need donations of: Holiday treats or non-perishable food for a holiday meal, Gift Cards – Marshall’s, Target, Old Navy, etc., Cold weather items – Socks, beanies, scarves, etc. Items can also be purchased directly via their online wish list (https://a.co/aj7I1TV). Holiday gift bags can be assembled in festive reusable grocery bags or drawstring backpacks. All donated cold weather items must be new, and hygiene items should be unopened. Contactless Donation Delivery Options: 1. Purchase online for direct delivery to PATH 2. Ship items to PATH: PATH, Attn: Development, 340 N. Madison Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004 3. Schedule a donation drop-off. Email them at email@example.com for more information on how to volunteer in-person to assemble jingle bags, support with gift wrapping, or to sign up your group to bring donations to a specific PATH site. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeu_ZWFA5y_vZsw0zLqJvOfWr9SW2Quwg92CiVTXaxfdD2HhQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
Donate Gifts to Union Station Homeless Services’ Holiday Drive
Every year, Union Station Homeless Services, holds an annual holiday gift drive to collect toys, books, socks, and gift cards to provide holiday cheer to all our clients living in their housing sites. They could use the community's support in collecting holiday gifts for all their residents. All donations can be accepted at their Admin Office (825 E. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91104) Monday through Friday between 9:00am - 4:00pm. All gifts should remain unwrapped. Please visit: https://unionstationhs.org/help/volunteer/
GIft Items for the Holidays with Covenant House of California
Covenant House of California believes that no young person deserves to be homeless; that every young person in California deserves shelter, food, clothing, education, and most importantly, to be loved. Donations needed for the children of their youth. Items include: Boys and Girls underwear and socks from ages 4-10 yrs. Hair supplies for girls. Educational toys for infants 1-4 yrs. Dolls for girls. Trucks or activity toys for boys. Donations will be distributed to our alumni and their children for the holidays. Gifts are best unwrapped. Feel free to call them to arrange a pick up or drop off. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Donate to the 2022 Holdiay Toy Drive with Exceptional Children’s Foundation
Help provide holiday gifts for young children and students with special needs by joining the Exceptional Children's Foundation's Holiday Toy Drive! You can help them make sure that each of their Early Start children and Kayne Eras School students receives a toy this year. Most of the kids they serve live in families with financial challenges. Together, you'll ensure that all of their children – and their siblings in families who are especially in need – receive holiday gifts. Please visit www.ecf.net/toydrive, where you can shop their Amazon Wish List and deliver toys directly to ECF. Or, you can make a donation and let them do the shopping! Want to organize a toy drive at your office, school or other organization? Please let them know that you’re planning a drive by contacting Lisa at email@example.com. Please visit: https://www.ecf.net/toydrive/
Gift Toys and Essentials to Patients at Harbor UCLA Pediatrics for the Holidays
The Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center cares for underserved families. Many of which suffer economic hardships and even more so during the pandemic. Therefore, every year they provide their outpatient clinic with toys and essentials (socks, clothes, blankets, etc.) to give to families during the holidays. They appreciate any amount you can donate. Please visit: https://www.harbor-ucla.org/pediatrics/advocacy/
Assemble Thanksgiving baskets this holiday with PATH
Help PATH this year by donating and creating Thanksgiving Baskets! Their goal is to assemble and distribute over 800 Thanksgiving meal kits to those in need. Help them make sure that everyone in our community – housed and unhoused – can enjoy a special Thanksgiving meal! Thanksgiving meal kits can be assembled at home in reusable grocery bags, boxes, tote bags or baskets. They encourage you to also include a handwritten note of support and holiday cheer. Check out their online wish list (https://a.co/hVd3ELr) for more ideas of what to include: Boxed stuffing mix, Cranberry sauce, Pie crust mix or dessert mix, Canned vegetables, Mashed potato mix or boxed mac & cheese, $20 grocery store gift card for a turkey. Due to health and safety reasons, all donated food items must be NEW and UNOPENED. Please reach out at PATHvolunteers@epath.org to learn more about in person opportunities to assemble and distribute Thanksgiving baskets this holiday! Sign up here: https://forms.gle/YTvsUmB5JJBqNkLFA
Donate Prizes for Children with Disabilities
The East San Gabriel Valley SELPA Community Advisory Committees a group of volunteers (the majority of our members are parents of individuals with disabilities). They provide workshops, trainings, and events to families of children/young adults with disabilities. Join their Virtual Holiday Game Night For Families and educators who have students with disabilities. They are in need of games, toys, puzzles, arts and crafts, and items to create baskets for the winners. Donations can be dropped off at the address provided. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Attn: Maria Davis c/o Tavia L. Lawson ESGV SELPA CAC for more information.
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.
Pack a Shoebox for Operation Christmas Child with Samaritan’s Purse
Every year Samaritan's Purse helps delivers great joy to children in need around the world through gift-filled shoeboxes. Each box packed full of quality toys, school supplies, and personal care items. You can either click here to learn how to pack your own shoebox or build one online through a donation.
Donate to AHEAD With Horses
AHEAD With Horses is devoted to improving the quality of life of disabled, disadvantaged, and special needs children through equine therapy using vaulting also known as gymnastics on a horse. Whether it’s seeing a smile from an otherwise “non-responsive” child, or watching someone taking their first steps, the hundreds of children we serve each year regularly hit major physical, mental, and emotional milestones—gifts that last a lifetime. There are several ways you can support AHEAD With Horses! All donations are tax deductible and they appreciate anything you are willing to give! Please visit: https://aheadwithhorsesla.org/donations/
Donate to Assistance League of Los Angeles
Assistance League of Los Angeles' mission is to improve the lives of impoverished children in our community through philanthropy, dedicated service, and compassionate programs. With child homelessness and poverty at an all-time high, your support of Assistance League of Los Angeles' programs makes a big difference for underserved children. Please visit: https://assistanceleaguela.org/donate/
Support the Holiday Book and Toy Drive with Child Care Resource Center
After more than a year spent apart due to the pandemic, Child Care Resource Center is bringing the community together for the holidays. This year, you can directly support a family through their ‘adopt a family’ project. “When you adopt a family through our holiday book and toy drive, you’re saying “I care about you” and that means a lot to families who have really struggled this past year,” says CCRC President & CEO Dr. Michael Olenick. “Your donations will help us put a smile on a child’s face this season. That’s priceless.” This year, families will also receive a game that they can play together. Please visit: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/hbatd/
Donate to Project Angel Food’s Holiday Gift Program
Nearly all of Project Angel Food's clients (98%) live at or below the federal poverty level and after paying for rent and medical expenses associated with their one or more serious illnesses, they are often left with little or no income for holiday gifts for children and grandchildren. You can bring joy to these underserved families by donating new toys, books, DVDs, CDs, gift cards, stuffed animals, and tickets to movies, theme parks, or educational experiences like the California Science Center or Aquarium of the Pacific. To donate to the Holiday Gift Program, please contact Client Services at 323-845-1810. For more information click here: https://www.angelfood.org/delivery/donate/ways-to-give
Donate to Project Angel Food’s Client Birthday Bag Program
You can make Project Angel Food's clients feel celebrated and loved on their birthday by donating new items such as candles, t-shirts, tea, mugs, soap, lotion, books, candy, picture frames, CDs, DVDs, pens, notepads, and toiletries to Project Angel Food’s Client Birthday Bag Program. Their resources are wholly devoted to preparing and delivering medically tailored meals to our clients, so they're depending on you to fill their birthday bags with thoughtfully selected gifts. To donate to the Client Birthday Bag Program, please contact them at (323) 845-1816. To learn more click here: https://www.angelfood.org/delivery/donate/ways-to-give
Adopt a Child for the Holidays at Crete Academy
Crete Academy was founded by a group of individuals passionate about creating opportunities for children living in poverty. For the Holidays, please consider supporting their annual Adopt A Child for Christmas sponsorship program! Donors or Sponsors can use the link here to sponsor one of their Crete Academy Students: https://www.creteacademy.org/copy-of-donate Upon receiving your form they will contact you and provide you with the specific student details and their Christmas Wishlist. For more information please email email@example.com.
Donate to United Friends of the Children
United Friends of the Children empowers current and former foster youth on their journey to self-sufficiency through service-enriched education and housing programs, advocacy, and consistent relationships with a community of people who care. With your help, they can continue on their mission. Please consider making a montary donation at: https://www.unitedfriends.org/donate/
Adopt a Child Through Gifting with Crete Academy
Crete Academy is having their annual Adopt A Child for Christmas program once again! Adopt A Child for Christmas by purchasing Christmas gifts from students Wishlist. Signup via their website and receive information on student wishlist items as well as clothing sizes. Please visit: https://www.creteacademy.org/copy-of-donate