Projects tagged with "PARTY"

Go All in for a Good Cause at a Benefit Poker Tournament

The holiday season is a chance for families to create new memories with dinners, get-togethers, and presents. But for some families, creating these happy memories can be difficult when the choice is between presents and paying the bills. While you play poker you'll be supporting their Holiday Book & Toy Drive which helps them distribute 10,000 books & toys to children. Your ticket purchase comes with delicious food, drinks, and the opportunity to win some amazing raffle prizes.If you've got the skills to make it to the final table, the top three players will win an iWatch Series 4, HP Laptop, or Airbnb Gift Card!. All player levels are welcome! All attendees must be 21 years and older. Your $60 ticket purchase for this fundraising event will help feed a child for the 14 days over the winter school break! To sponsor, or for additional information, contact them at or call 1-866-67-4KIDS.. To RSVP please register here:

Face Paint at the Los Angeles 2019 Turkey Trot

The Celiac Disease Foundation is excited to host its 2nd Annual Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk at the Van Nuys-Sherman Oaks Recreation Center. The Turkey Trot provides the opportunity for families to connect with others in the celiac disease community and raise awareness for this serious disease. They are looking for someone with experience in painting, particularly face painting, to join them for the CDF Los Angeles Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk! They are expecting around 125 people at the event, although not everyone will participate in face painting. It is a family-friendly event with kids who will enjoy having their face painted. Must be at least 18 years old. If you're interested in being a face painting please register at here:

Unearth & Empower Communities Annual Fundraiser: Music Under the Stars

Please join us for a night of "Music Under the Stars" as we raise funds for youth to engage in the arts and education. . MISSION: Creating pathways to college, employment and entrepreneurship for underserved youth through engagement with education and the arts. . .

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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

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11th Annual Honoring Those Who Served Benefit Dinner for the Veterans’ Families at U.S.VETS – Inglewood

Come out and join us for a night of glitz and glamour while supporting our local veterans!With many levels of sponsorship, there is a level of support for everyone. Click here for tickets:

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Dance the Night Away with BCR “a place to grow”

BCR “a place to grow” is a nonprofit organization that offers day programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Its mission is to enable its participants to develop their abilities so they may become independent and contributing members of the community. Come dance and make new friends at their Dance the Night Away with the theme Harvest Moon. Volunteers for this project must be at least 16 years of age, be comfortable socializing and dancing with special needs populations, and bring an outgoing attitude and be ready to have a ton of fun! Volunteers also assist with set-up and serving drinks and food. Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring the Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors form found on L.A. Works website Q&A section.

Join Child Care Resource Center for their 5th Annual Victor Valley Play Day

Since 1976, the Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) has been working to support the community in all matters related to early childhood education and care. On Saturday, Novemberember 16 there will be over 40 vendors from the local community helping creating a great day filled with community resources, fun activities, an obstacle course, including a reptile exhibit! They are looking for volunteers to help them with set up, face and hair painting, to pass out fruits and vegetables, and more. Your energy and dedication helps make these events a success! If you want to be part of one of the largest event in the Victor Valley, please contact or call 866-67-4KIDS. To RSVP please register at:

Volunteer at “Community At Large” Event with Valley Village

On Saturday, Novemberember 16, 2019, Valley Village will be proudly hosting "Community At Large," a special day for people with intellectual and developmental challenges to come together to celebrate the community with a day of exploration and fun. This year, they will be holding "Community At Large" at the California Science Center. RSVP to Jennifer Haake, Development & Volunteer Coordinator for Valley Village at (818)587-9450, ext. 131 or by email at, by Novemberember 13th to volunteer for this event. Volunteers must be at least 18. Valley Village will be needing volunteers to help clients and staff navigate the museum, complete a scavenger hunt, and participate in outdoor games so they don't overcrowd any one area. Other volunteer jobs will include handing out snacks and waters as it might get hot during the event. Volunteers will need to arrive by 11:45 am and meet at the IMAX theatre in front of the California Science Center entrance where Valley Village will check everyone in and assign groups to explore the museum with. Most importantly, they hope that you have a blast exploring the museum with the clients and different agencies attending this fun-filled event. Parking is available but costs $12. If you volunteer far enough in advance, Valley Village can arrange for you to travel with one of the group houses by van from their office in Winnetka to the museum and back. Another option is to take the Metro Expo Line, which stops across the street from the Expo Park/USC Station.

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Help Set Up the Our House Grief Support Center Gala Event

OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center is excited to host their annual House of Hope Gala on Novemberember 16, 2019 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. They are looking for volunteers to help that afternoon/evening in all aspects of the event. From set-up of our silent auction and event space, to parking, check-in and auction check-out, they need your help! Volunteers must be at least 18.

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Support LGBTQ Youth at The Trevor Project’s Bi-Annual Gala

The Trevor Project provides lifesaving and life-affirming services to LGBTQ youth. TrevorLIVE is The Trevor Project’s premier bi-annual galas, which celebrates The Trevor Project and their mission to end LGBTQ youth suicide. This Gala bring together celebrities, corporate partners, and allies for a moving night to support LGBTQ youth in crisis. Show your support TrevorLIVE as they celebrate 21 years of life-saving work. With your help, they can continue to provide 24/7 support to LGBTQ youth around the country. To get tickets, sponsor, or donate, please go to:

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Bring the Fun in Fundraise for Miry’s List’s Gratitude Gala

Over 68 million people worldwide have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution. Each Novemberember, Miry's List, a nonprofit organization serving over 350 families who have recently resettled in America, recognizes leaders who have been impactful in making Los Angeles a more welcoming city for immigrants. On Novemberember 18 they have their Gratitude Gala hosted by Jenna Fischer, Honoring Chef Roy Choi, and awards presented by Evan Kleiman. They will serve Syrian-Californian Thanksgiving dinner and recognize leaders who have helped make their city a more welcoming for families resettling as refugees. Miry's List does not need volunteers for this event but they do need volunteers to help them fundraise for this beautiful event. They are looking for: Event sponsors to help them cover the costs of their event, Donations for gift bags for guests, Donation of thank you gifts for speakers and volunteers, Donation of printing services, Donation of audio/visual services, Alcohol sponsors, and Donation of hotel rooms our new arrival guests coming from outside LA for the event. Please email with all donation inquiries.


Here's a great way to help a great organization at the holidays! Don't miss A Place Called Home’s 2019 Gala for Children on November 19! Each year, their Gala for the Children brings together APCH’s long-standing supporters as well as new friends to celebrate their youth and raise funds to support the organization’s critical work. It is a fun and meaningful evening dedicated to understanding their mission, meeting their young people, enjoying APCH music and dance, and sharing the company of their Board of Directors and fellow investors in the lives of the youth and families they serve. This year, they honor Johnny Lopez, Founding Partner of Platinum Equity, with the Debrah Constance Humanitarian Award, and Damon Wolf, President of Worldwide Marketing for Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, with the Children’s Inspiration Award. For questions regarding tickets and sponsorships or to place an ad in their tribute, please contact or 323-232-7653 ext. 3254. For more information on the Gala please visit,

2019 Gala for the Children

Each year, A Place Called Home's Gala for the Children brings together APCH’s long-standing supporters as well as new friends to celebrate their youth and raise funds to support the organization’s critical work. It is a fun and meaningful evening dedicated to understanding their mission, meeting their young people, enjoying APCH music and dance, and sharing the company of their Board of Directors and fellow investors in the lives of the youth and families they serve. This year, they honor Johnny Lopez, Founding Partner of Platinum Equity, with the Debrah Constance Humanitarian Award, and Damon Wolf, President of Worldwide Marketing for Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, with the Children’s Inspiration Award. The night will begin with a cocktail party and extensive silent auction that includes fantastic, once in a lifetime experiences, trips, rare wines, sports tickets, artwork, jewelry, and more. Once seated, guests are treated to stories from APCH youth and families, dance and music from their youth (and sometimes surprise guests like Stevie Wonder or Gavin Rossdale), and heartfelt remarks from their Board Chair, Executive Director and our annual honorees.

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36th Annual Charity Auction

The Lakewood YMCA is searching for volunteers to help them put on their annual, flagship event, the Children's Charity Auction. At this year's event they are celebrating the 175 years that the YMCA has been serving its communities nationwide. This is an extravagant night with live auction, live band, and Decemberadent food, and so they need volunteers that are organized, energetic, and willing to pump up the audience and supporters. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. They are looking for volunteers to fulfill 5 hour shifts or less, and need a set up crew and an event crew. Some positions may require an orientation the week before to familiarize the volunteer with procedures. Otherwise, all other volunteers will be instructed on the day of the event. This event supports the financial assistance offerings we provide to children and families in the Lakewood, Long Beach, Cerritos, Downey, Paramount communities. Proceeds from the event will go towards the goal of providing over $150,000 in financial aid financially to children and families in their communities.

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Show Some Love with Pico Union Project

Dedicated to the Jewish principle to “love your neighbor as yourself”, the Pico Union Project is a multi-faith cultural arts center that strives to invigorate the community of Los Angeles by bringing diverse cultures together through song, story, art and activism. Give back and join for a late afternoon of fun, music, community and FREE Turkeys. They ask folks to bring refillable water bottles, comfortable clothes and shoes. Street parking. If you would like to make a donation for Pico Union Project to purchase the turkeys or if you would like to volunteer please contact Claire at

Join Alcoholism Center for Women for their Bring Home Hope Benefit

ACW Cordially Invites You To BRING HOPE HOME Thursday night Decemberember 5th, 2019, 6:30pm to 9pm Featuring the angelic voice of ACW Alumni Susan Gray. Attendees will celebrate their recent Alumni, be transported to the heavens listening to Susan sing, participate in a sing along and enjoy dinner and holiday festivities. $25 Admission, $10 ACW Alumni, $3 In Treatment. Donations welcome. Reserve your spot today Call 213.381.8500 or E-mail

Have Loads of Fun at So. Ca. Hospital at Van Nuys Holiday Concert and Social

So. Ca. Hospital at Van Nuys Hospital is hosting a Holiday Concert and Social for their elderly patients and they need your help to make it festive! They are asking for donations Starbucks Decemberaf coffee, box of caffeine coffee, tea, and Holiday Cookies or Decemberorated holiday cupcakes to be served at this event. Volunteers must be 18 years old and wearing festive clothes is preferred. The are also asking for donations of candy, playing cards, hygiene products, beanie hats, and holiday treats. If you can't make it to the event but would still like to donate some items please contact Laura at or call (323) 482-3640.

Join an Evening to Benefit Olive Crest

Experience Las Vegas here in the desert to benefit local at-risk children and families.The night includes fun casino games, live entertainment, silent and live auction, and touching stories from our local Coachella Valley youth. Purchase your tickets at this link: more information on tickets and sponsorships contact or 760.848.0227.

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Join the Festivities at Parents’ Place Santa Photo Day

Parents’ Place provides information and education to improve knowledge so parents, caregivers, and professionals can become empowered, allowing them to advocate for their children more effectively. Their Santa Photo Day provides an opportunity for families and children with special needs to spend time with Santa on a one to one basis. Families are able to avoid the over-stimulating sights and sounds of standing in line at the mall. Parents’ Place cannot do the job that they do without the help from the Community. This event is a success because of volunteers like you who donate their time and support. Volunteers are needed all day or in shifts to greet families, help set up, clean up, run activities, and assist in Santa Picture Area. Please contact Tavia Lawson if you are interested, you will need to fill out volunteer application no later than December 2. They are also asking for donations of small toys and gifts their Santa can hand out to the children who go see him. If you don't have time to pick up or drop off a gift, monetary gifts can be contributed online at anytime here:

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