Projects tagged with "HOMELESSNESS"

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless with St. Francis Center

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless Since 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 Monday through Friday at 7:30 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.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000GG4pcUAD

https://www.stfranciscenterla.org/

Help Wrap Books with the Child Care Resource Center

Help Child Care Resource Center - Van Nuys get the holiday season started on the right foot! They've got thousands of books that need to be wrapped and less time than you think to do it all! Child Care Resource Center cultivates child, family, and community well being. With your help, CCRC will provide every child in Head Start a new toy and age appropriate book for the holiday season. Additionally, at our distribution event, children from the community have the opportunity to come to the office to participate in activities and take home a wrapped toy and book. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Saturdays leading up to the holidays, volunteers will be wrapping and sorting books and toys that will be distributed amongst the community. All materials will be provided. Requirements: Volunteers must be 16 years of year or older and be able to lift up to 30lbs. Please remember to fill out a minor volunteer waiver form if minors (under 18) are attending projects. The form can be found on L.A. Works website: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NFq6bGhCNiLwqZ58WlWfeRvuVHYFiwqT/view They will have giveaway goodies for all volunteers who donate their time.

https://www.ccrcca.org/

Join the The California Highway Patrol hosts their annual CHiPs for Kids Toy Drive

Donate a new, unwrapped gift (or gift card!) and make this holiday season special for a less fortunate child or teen in our community. Every donor receives a special gift from Citadel Outlets, while supplies last.

https://www.citadeloutlets.com/event/CHiPs-for-Kids-Toy-Drive/2145499523/

Participate in the 3nd Annual Drumstick Dash to Benefit Hope of the Valley

Do something good with Hope of the Valley and others on Thanksgiving morning (Nov. 22 at 7:00 am) as everyone runs to provide food, clothing and shelter to homeless men, women, and children in surrounding communities. Bring your family, friends, neighbors, gym buddies or even your co-workers! Hope of the Valleys got something for everyone: a 10K, 5K walk/run and a Kid's Fun Run. For more information regarding the Drumstick Dash, or to register, visit http://www.drumstickdashla.com/! All funds raised will be used to provide hot meals, housing, health services, healing, and HOPE to the homeless in the greater San Fernando Valley Area through Hope of the Valley Rescue Center.

http://www.hopeofthevalley.org/

Join Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation for a Fun Filled Run

Looking to Volunteers on Thanksgiving morning? Join Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation in the CBS Studio lot starting at 5:30 am for a fun filled 5k/10k. the Drumstick Dash will raise funds to feed the homeless in the San Fernando Valley. Volunteers will help with registration, finish line, medals, goodie bags, course support, water station, kids run, and cheering on runners. Each volunteer will be provided with food, beverages, a t-shirt, and community service hours. This is a perfect way to give back on the most thankful day of the year. Please, contact Angela Holder for more information. Link: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2947478.jsp

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2947478.jsp

Host a Holiday Meal Service at The Illumination Foundation’s Recuperative Care Center

The Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Center is a 24-hour shelter for homeless adults recovering from acute medical conditions. Clients look forward to having groups host a meal service, especially around the holidays. they ask for the group hosting the meal service to provide the food, utensils and paperware for the event and prepare to feed ~ 50 Adults. Meals can be hosted any day of the week, including weekends, and usually takes place between 4:30 pm _ 7:30 pm but times can be flexible. Groups can also bring board games, art activities, and plan workshops, anything that give their clients a fun and positive experience. No children under the age of 18 allowed at this center. Preferred Thanksgiving Dates: 11/18/18, 11/19/18, 11/20/18, 11/21/18, or 11/22/22

http://www.ifhomeless.org

Serve a Hot Meal to the Homeless Community with Food on Foot

Do you want to feel really good on Thanksgiving Day? Join Food on Foot on November 22rd for a special Thanksgiving serving. Volunteering is also a perfect way for you to spend the holiday with your friends and family. Children ages 6 and up are welcome. You will light up the spirits of our most vulnerable neighbors in need when you volunteer during their special Thanksgiving serving. Please help in serving a wonderful dinner, sleeping bags and bus tokens to the poor and homeless of Hollywood this Thanksgiving. Advance registration is required at www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer. They fill up quickly as space is limited. Over 250 people will thank you, and it will be an experience you will never forget. For more information please contact jay@foodonfoot.org

www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer

Assist in Event Prep for Gamers for Good

Join Gamers for Good at the Westside Thanksgiving. Plan to arrive 1/2 hour early for the shift you have been assigned so youll have time to park and go through orientation. Look for volunteers directing traffic to available parking lots, then check-in on Corinth Avenue at the Volunteer Check-in sign by the municipal buildings. Dinner will be served between 11am-3pm. Then everyone will pack up and clean up until 6 pm. Gamers for Good welcome everyone: especially veterans, students, low-income families, seniors, anyone who is homeless, and anyone who is alone on Thanksgiving. All volunteers will be working outdoors. Wear comfortable footwear. All children under 18 MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. RSVP HERE: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2877877.jsp

http://www.gamersforgood.com/

Pitch in on Fred Jordans Missions’ Thanksgiving Street Banquet for the Poor

Every year Fred Jordan hosts Thanksgiving on the Streets on Skid Row. They bring out the very best musicians and guest speaker. The day begins with praise and worship provided by outstanding musicians, followed by a simple presentation of the gospel by pastors, then dinner is served. Volunteers will serve a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings to thousands of folks. To help, please contact the Mission. Please Note: To register to help with the Thanksgiving Street Banquet, visit https://fjm.org/events/view/30

https://fjm.org

Host a Holiday Meal Service at The Illumination Foundation’s Recuperative Care Center

The Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Center is a 24-hour shelter for homeless adults recovering from acute medical conditions. Clients look forward to having groups host a meal service, especially around the holidays. they ask for the group hosting the meal service to provide the food, utensils and paperware for the event and prepare to feed ~ 50 Adults. Meals can be hosted any day of the week, including weekends, and usually takes place between 4:30 pm _ 7:30 pm but times can be flexible. Groups can also bring board games, art activities, and plan workshops, anything that give their clients a fun and positive experience. No children under the age of 18 allowed at this center. Preferred Thanksgiving Dates: 11/18/18, 11/19/18, 11/20/18, 11/21/18, or 11/22/21

http://www.ifhomeless.org

Help Homeless Families at Lynwood Unified School District | Homeless Education Program During the Holidays

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, many of their students do not have a Thanksgiving meal to look forward to over the holidays. Their 4th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway is scheduled to take place Wednesday, November 21, 2018. their goal is to provide 150 turkeys and food baskets to their neediest families. they are seeking donations like: turkeys, ham, gift cards (grocery stores like Superior, Food 4 Less, El Super) to donate during the event. The support of your organizations is key in supporting their homeless families and also a way that you can continue helping their students and families in their social and academics. Not only will your contribution be publicly recognized during the event, but this will also be a great opportunity for you to make an impact toward their neediest families in Lynwood! Their Homeless Ed Program and school sites will identify 150 families in need of a Thanksgiving meal and they will wrap up the items in a goody bag. Your donation are tax deductibles.

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

Serve Thanksgiving Meals with PATH

PATH is moving thousands of individuals, Veterans, and families off the streets and into permanent housing every year. They are looking for up to six volunteers (18+) able to purchase, prepare, and serve a meal at our 30-Veteran interim housing facility in West Los Angeles. They are also always looking for supporters able to assemble reusable shopping bags filled with the following items for our social workers to redistribute to clients in need. - One $30 gift card to Ralphs or Food for Less - Thanksgiving greeting card - 1 box of corn bread or corn muffin mix - 1 box of mashed potato mix - 1 box of stuffing - 1 box of pudding mix - 1 can of cranberries - 1 box of chicken broth - 2 cans of yams - 4 cans of vegetables - Misc. Thanksgiving decorations (ex. plates, napkins) Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact sophial@epath.org or (323) 644-2231. Thank you!

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless with St. Francis Center

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless Since 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 Monday through Friday at 7:30 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.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C1N00000GG4pcUAD

https://www.stfranciscenterla.org/

Host a Holiday Meal Service at The Illumination Foundation’s Recuperative Care Center

The Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Center is a 24-hour shelter for homeless adults recovering from acute medical conditions. Clients look forward to having groups host a meal service, especially around the holidays. they ask for the group hosting the meal service to provide the food, utensils and paperware for the event and prepare to feed ~ 50 Adults. Meals can be hosted any day of the week, including weekends, and usually takes place between 4:30 pm _ 7:30 pm but times can be flexible. Groups can also bring board games, art activities, and plan workshops, anything that give their clients a fun and positive experience. No children under the age of 18 allowed at this center. Preferred Thanksgiving Dates: 11/18/18, 11/19/18, 11/20/18, 11/21/18, or 11/22/20

http://www.ifhomeless.org

Host a Holiday Meal Service at The Illumination Foundation’s Recuperative Care Center

The Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Center is a 24-hour shelter for homeless adults recovering from acute medical conditions. Clients look forward to having groups host a meal service, especially around the holidays. they ask for the group hosting the meal service to provide the food, utensils and paperware for the event and prepare to feed ~ 50 Adults. Meals can be hosted any day of the week, including weekends, and usually takes place between 4:30 pm _ 7:30 pm but times can be flexible. Groups can also bring board games, art activities, and plan workshops, anything that give their clients a fun and positive experience. No children under the age of 18 allowed at this center. Preferred Thanksgiving Dates: 11/18/18, 11/19/18, 11/20/18, 11/21/18, or 11/22/19

http://www.ifhomeless.org

Empower Children Through the Arts for the Holidays

The mission of Free Arts is to use art to restore hope, resilience and self-esteem in children in Los Angeles ages 4-18 who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty and/or homelessness. They depend on a team of committed volunteers to make this possible. If you would like to spend a few hours a week this Holiday Season doing art projects with children as they wait for their hearings in dependency court you can attend the volunteer mentor training on either November 19th or December 17th from 12 to 3pm at the Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court in Monterey Park. For more information or to RSVP please contact Carly Taylor at carly@freearts.org

http://www.freearts.org

Host a Holiday Meal Service at The Illumination Foundation’s Recuperative Care Center

The Illumination Foundation Recuperative Care Center is a 24-hour shelter for homeless adults recovering from acute medical conditions. Clients look forward to having groups host a meal service, especially around the holidays. they ask for the group hosting the meal service to provide the food, utensils and paperware for the event and prepare to feed ~ 50 Adults. Meals can be hosted any day of the week, including weekends, and usually takes place between 4:30 pm _ 7:30 pm but times can be flexible. Groups can also bring board games, art activities, and plan workshops, anything that give their clients a fun and positive experience. No children under the age of 18 allowed at this center. Preferred Thanksgiving Dates: 11/18/18, 11/19/18, 11/20/18, 11/21/18, or 11/22/18

http://www.ifhomeless.org

Sponsor a Meal for Adults in LA Family Housing’s Homeless Transitional Program

LA Family Housing serves over 6,000 homeless people every year. Dont miss out on LA Family Housings 7 Days of Giving programs today! By sponsoring a meal at $500, help the organization to provide a week of hearty meals for over 250 adults transitioning out of homelessness. Make A Donation! Nov.19th-Nov 25th For more info, please contact Alicia Byer abyer@lafm.org

http://www.lafh.org

Help Wrap Books with the Child Care Resource Center

Help Child Care Resource Center - Van Nuys get the holiday season started on the right foot! They've got thousands of books that need to be wrapped and less time than you think to do it all! Child Care Resource Center cultivates child, family, and community well being. With your help, CCRC will provide every child in Head Start a new toy and age appropriate book for the holiday season. Additionally, at our distribution event, children from the community have the opportunity to come to the office to participate in activities and take home a wrapped toy and book. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Saturdays leading up to the holidays, volunteers will be wrapping and sorting books and toys that will be distributed amongst the community. All materials will be provided. Requirements: Volunteers must be 16 years of year or older and be able to lift up to 30lbs. Please remember to fill out a minor volunteer waiver form if minors (under 18) are attending projects. The form can be found on L.A. Works website: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NFq6bGhCNiLwqZ58WlWfeRvuVHYFiwqT/view They will have giveaway goodies for all volunteers who donate their time.

https://www.ccrcca.org/

Bring Christmas Cheer by Becoming a Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringer

Salvation Army needs your help to ring in the Christmas season as a Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell ringer! The Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringing Program is a tradition which provides you the opportunity to meet the public and support The Salvation Army in a unique way. They need individual volunteers, but also consider bringing your family, your co-workers, friends from school, or members of your church. Man the kettle, ring the familiar bell, and wish shoppers a joyous holiday season. The Red Kettle Campaign is one of the primary fundraising efforts of The Salvation Army. By volunteering to be a Bell-Ringer you are helping to raise the much needed funds to support The Salvation Army services and programs throughout the year. Please volunteer now! Link: https://volunteer.usatheyst.org/OpportunityDetail.aspx?ID=3541 Good Fit For: Adults, Teens, Seniors, Families, Groups Restrictions: No kids please. 18 locations for this event: Locations listed for this opportunity Volunteer assignments may be offered at the following locations. Space and availability may be limited at some locations. Please contact the volunteer coordinator for more information Contact: Celeste Morefield (909) 888-1336

https://sanbernardino.salvationarmy.org/

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