Projects tagged with "POVERTY"

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
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Become a Certified Advocate for 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 become a volunteer-advocate. Volunteer-advocates provide crisis intervention, advocacy, education, and referrals to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, and those impacted by homelessness. They answer crisis calls on ELAWC’s 24 hour Crisis Hotline and respond in person to hospitals, police stations, and the court to provide one-on-one support to survivors and significant others. If you have any questions please email the Training & Volunteer Coordinator, Vanessa Marroquin at vmarroquin@elawc.org or call 323.526.5819 ×121. Application to volunteer can be found at: https://www.elawc.org/volunteer
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Create and Donate Welcome Home Kits to United Station Homeless Services

Union Station Homeless Services’ Welcome Home Kits Program helps them provide people moving in or out of one of our transitional or permanent housing facilities with a “Welcome Kit” of necessary items. This important program assists Union Station in meeting the basic needs of the people they serve as they rebuild their lives and escape homelessness. They need individuals or volunteer groups to provide basic household items listed in their flyer. Find out more here: https://unionstationhs.org/help/volunteer/
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Volunteer for Kitchen Shifts with United Station Homeless Services

Interested in food prep and meal service? These volunteer shifts for United Station Homeless Services are an integral part of maintaining an efficient and successful kitchen and meal program. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old to volunteer in the kitchen with a chaperone and 16 to volunteer without one. Email them at volunteer@unionstationhs.org to learn more and click here for more details: https://unionstationhs.org/help/volunteer/
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Donate to United Station Homeless Services’ Sacked Lunch Program

With your help, Union Station Homeless Services can end homelessness and rebuild the lives of individuals in their community. Thanks to your generosity, their homeless community members receive housing, employment, and the life skills they need to rebuild their lives. Please consider donating here: https://unionstationhs.org/help/donate/
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Prep Community Meals with Hollywood Food Coalition

Volunteer at the Hollywood Food Coalition to help prep community meals! Tasks include: chopping vegetables, fruits, and other foods, repairing casseroles & soups, lifting and moving items, wrapping and packaging food items, helping clean, including wiping down surfaces, washing pots & pans, and sweeping floors. Volunteers must be 15 years or older. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit their website to sign up today! https://hofoco.org/community-dinner-prep-volunteer/
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Serve Community Meals with Hollywood Food Coalition

Volunteer at the Hollywood Food Coalition to help prep community meals! Tasks include: chopping vegetables, fruits, and other foods, repairing casseroles & soups, lifting and moving items, wrapping and packaging food items, helping clean, including wiping down surfaces, washing pots & pans, and sweeping floors. Volunteers must be 15 years or older. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit their website to sign up today! https://hofoco.org/community-dinner-prep-volunteer/
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Please join the LA Food Bank in their volunteer day at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood. Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help them help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in the community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW:Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions).No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Casual, Comfortable Attire Recommended (T-shirt, jeans). For safety concerns, no shorts or tank tops. For more info: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_type=event&console_id=0338&cat_id=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&res_code=&source=
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Please join the LA Food Bank in their volunteer day at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood. Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help them help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in the community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW:Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions).No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Casual, Comfortable Attire Recommended (T-shirt, jeans). For safety concerns, no shorts or tank tops. For more info: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_type=event&console_id=0338&cat_id=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&res_code=&source=
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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 tavia.l@parentsplacefrc.com for more details or questions.
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Distribute Hot Meals with CityHeART

CityHeART hosts a daily hot meal distribution for approximately 30-40 individuals experiencing homelessness in Long Beach. The event takes places Monday - Friday from 11:30am - 12:30pm. For more information, please go to: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/8fdddea5-e89b-4670-99a8-40f4a715f0a3/Activity/b657545d-1644-49cf-ad2e-cda9858b02ab/3
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Fight the War on Hunger with Heart of Compassion Distribution

Help Heart of Compassion continue to distribute essential items to families all over L.A County! Consider becoming a warehouse volunteer to help with these distributions! Check out their website for more information. https://www.heartofcompassionca.org/opportunities-to-help.html
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Donate Gently-Used Items to Alexandria House

Please consider donating new and gently-used items to Alexandria House's La Tiendita de Casa Alexandria. Alexandria House can accept new and gently used clothing of all sizes, linens, cooking items (pots and pans, dishes, etc…), small working appliances, toys, pet items, baby items, bikes, and more! La Tiendita de Casa Alexandria supports Alexandria House Programs, and offers free items to their current and past residents, and low-cost items to their neighbors in need. Please visit: https://www.alexandriahouse.org/gently_used

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 clothingcloset@myfriendsplace.org. 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 clothingcloset@myfriendsplace.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

Donate to Support My 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. Consider donating to them to help them continue their services and programs! Please visit: https://www.myfriendsplace.org/give-today

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 pathvolunteers@epath.org 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/

Make Thanksgiving Dessert for LA Family Housing

Make Thanksgiving Dinner special for participants in our Bridge Housing Sites by providing a delicious dessert to end their meal. Make or purchase your favorite baked goods and drop them off (individually packaged please!) on Tuesday, November 23rd by 12pm Noon.

Make Holiday Sweet Treats for People Transitioning out of Homelessness with LA Family Housing

Make desserts in your home to show love and holiday spirit. Drop off individually wrapped delicious holiday treats for those transitioning out of homelessness. Store bought is great too! Sign Up online today. https://lafh.org/volunteer

Donate to The Midnight Mission’s Toy Drive

The Midnight Mission will be collecting toys to distribute to those who are less fortunate, the children of Skid Row. Please consider donating to them to make this a wonderful Christmas for all these children! If you would like to find out more please contact Kendall Moran at kmoran@midnightmission.org.
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