Projects tagged with "POVERTY"

Provide Support to Transitional Families at Alexandria House

Founded in 1996, Alexandria House is a transitional residence and house of hospitality providing safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelter to economic stability and permanent housing. Located in the densely populated and ethnically diverse Mid-Wilshire area, Alexandria House also serves its broader neighborhood community by providing educational and enrichment opportunities for the residents and neighbors alike. Volunteers help with gardening, organizing the garage, cleaning the kitchen, sorting food and clothing, and preparing activities for neighborhood events. REQUIREMENTS: 3 hour minimum time commitment. Volunteers for this project must be at least 18 years of age. REQUIREMENTS TO VOLUNTEER DURING COVID-19: You must not been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks, not been around anyone who has been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks, bring your own mask, if possible, bring your own hand sanitizer SPECIAL SAFETY PROCEDURES DURING COVID-19: All volunteers must wear masks at all times. You must wash your hands at the beginning and end of the volunteer activity, and any time after touching your face. Physical contact is to be avoided and 6 foot distancing will be required. Please avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash your hands immediately if you do so. Practice good coughing/sneezing etiquette.
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Provide Support to Transitional Families at Alexandria House

Founded in 1996, Alexandria House is a transitional residence and house of hospitality providing safe and supportive housing for women and children in the process of moving from emergency shelter to economic stability and permanent housing. Located in the densely populated and ethnically diverse Mid-Wilshire area, Alexandria House also serves its broader neighborhood community by providing educational and enrichment opportunities for the residents and neighbors alike. Volunteers help with gardening, organizing the garage, cleaning the kitchen, sorting food and clothing, and preparing activities for neighborhood events. REQUIREMENTS: 3 hour minimum time commitment. Volunteers for this project must be at least 18 years of age. REQUIREMENTS TO VOLUNTEER DURING COVID-19: You must not been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks, not been around anyone who has been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks, bring your own mask, if possible, bring your own hand sanitizer SPECIAL SAFETY PROCEDURES DURING COVID-19: All volunteers must wear masks at all times. You must wash your hands at the beginning and end of the volunteer activity, and any time after touching your face. Physical contact is to be avoided and 6 foot distancing will be required. Please avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash your hands immediately if you do so. Practice good coughing/sneezing etiquette.
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Serve Breakfast to the Homeless with Lucky Duck Foundation

The Lucky Duck Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering of San Diego County?۪s homeless. There are 4,000+ unsheltered homeless individuals on the streets with scarce access to food and water. This initiative provides food and water to outreach workers who distribute it to unsheltered individuals to provide nourishment and water and to ultimately help end their homelessness. Help sort and load boxes into a ??pick-up ready?۝ configuration and then load meals into service providers' vehicles. Volunteers typically spend their time moving boxes that weigh about 20 lbs at distances of 5-20 feet (between the pallets and the vehicles). Age and Waiver Requirements: All volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver of liability. Volunteers must be at least 10 years old. Volunteers younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Please contact Will Shea at willard92@icloud.com for more information. Click here to sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lucky-duck-food-water-volunteer-event-chula-vista-tickets-117875598087?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
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Help Sort and Prep Food Items for Heart of Compassion Distribution

Volunteers are responsible for safely handling food products, such as fruits and vegetables, as they bag and prepare it for their public distributions. Volunteers must be at least 18 yrs old to work in the warehouse. Volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes for working in the warehouse, wear modest clothing, wear a mask and gloves (gloves are provided if needed), allow staff to check their temperature upon arrival, check in and out with the office every day they volunteer, be willing to stand for long periods of time, and let the office know if they cannot attend their scheduled shift.
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Please join LA Food Bank in their volunteer day at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank! 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 our community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW: Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes, Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions) and No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. For more info:https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=7311&org_id=0338&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

You will volunteer at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank assembling food packages for over 27,000 low income seniors, women with infants, and children in Los Angeles County. The food packages consist of food items like canned fruit, canned vegetables, rice, cereal and other non-perishable food items. By giving just a little of our time, we can make a big difference in our community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW: Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in, All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes, Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions), No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. More info: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=7334&org_id=0338&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Food Prep for Those in Need

Interested in food prep, meal service, and meal packing? These volunteer shifts are an integral part of maintaining an efficient and successful kitchen and meal program.Union Rescue Mission are looking for Volunteers to help our staff prepare meals at their Family Center (825 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104) and Adult Center (412 S.Raymond Ave. Pasadena CA 91105).Please note that there is an age requirement for volunteering in the kitchen. Children under the age of 13 are not allowed in the kitchen at any time. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old with a chaperone, 16 to volunteer without. We ask that you please wear closed toed shoes and long pants for your safety and protection. If interested or if you have any further questions, please email us at volunteer@unionstaionhs.org to check availability. **Volunteers will be required to wear a surgical grade mask or higher (not cloth). If you do not have a surgical mask, Union Station Homeless Services will be able to provide you one upon arrival to your volunteer shift.

Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help maintain crowd control and social distancing, and distribute food to those in need in our community. The food boxes consist of shelf-stable staples such as milk, beans, grains, and canned fruits and vegetables.Help them help those in need! These kits go to an average of 28,000 seniors every month at 146 sites throughout Los Angeles County. In 2018, the Food Bank distributed 325,043 Senior Nutrition food kits through the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). They are proud to facilitate the largest CSFP in the country and eternally grateful for the dedicated volunteers who make this work possible! The following are the minimum requirements: Be able to lift up to 30 pounds, Participate the entire shift, Be at least 18 years old Please abide by the following rules: Do not solicit clients and Follow directions from staff at all times. For more info: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=7044&org_id=0338&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Please join LA Food Bank in their volunteer day at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank! 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 our community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW: Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes, Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions) and No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. For more info:https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=7300&org_id=0338&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

You will volunteer at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank assembling food packages for over 27,000 low income seniors, women with infants, and children in Los Angeles County. The food packages consist of food items like canned fruit, canned vegetables, rice, cereal and other non-perishable food items. By giving just a little of our time, we can make a big difference in our community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW: Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in, All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes, Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions), No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. More info: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=7340&org_id=0338&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Help Sort and Prep Food Items for Heart of Compassion Distribution

Volunteers are needed to assist with their weekly food distribution, including registration, loading carts, loading vehicles, or traffic control and volunteers to load shopping carts and vehicles with groceries.. Volunteers must be at least 13 yrs old for food distribution. Volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes for working in the warehouse, wear modest clothing, wear a mask and gloves (gloves are provided if needed), allow staff to check their temperature upon arrival, check in and out with the office every day they volunteer, be willing to stand for long periods of time, and let the office know if they cannot attend their scheduled shift. They recommend wearing a hat, sunscreen, and tennis shoes because distributions take place outdoors.
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Volunteer at the Tuesday Soup Kitchen with St. James Episcopal Church

Tuesday Soup Kitchen takes place beginning at noon on Tuesdays. Food is prepared in off-site kitchens and delivered to St. James. Volunteers package the meals at St. James for distribution. The number of volunteers remains limited in order to ensure safe practices. Volunteers have the capacity to distribute 50-100 meals every Tuesday.
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Please join LA Food Bank in their volunteer day at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank! 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 our community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW: Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes, Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions) and No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. For more info:https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=7303&org_id=0338&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

You will volunteer at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank assembling food packages for over 27,000 low income seniors, women with infants, and children in Los Angeles County. The food packages consist of food items like canned fruit, canned vegetables, rice, cereal and other non-perishable food items. By giving just a little of our time, we can make a big difference in our community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW: Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in, All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes, Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions), No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. More info: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=7338&org_id=0338&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Serve Breakfast to the Homeless with Lucky Duck Foundation

The Lucky Duck Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering of San Diego County?۪s homeless. There are 4,000+ unsheltered homeless individuals on the streets with scarce access to food and water. This initiative provides food and water to outreach workers who distribute it to unsheltered individuals to provide nourishment and water and to ultimately help end their homelessness. Help sort and load boxes into a ??pick-up ready?۝ configuration and then load meals into service providers' vehicles. Volunteers typically spend their time moving boxes that weigh about 20 lbs at distances of 5-20 feet (between the pallets and the vehicles). Age and Waiver Requirements: All volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver of liability. Volunteers must be at least 10 years old. Volunteers younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Please contact Will Shea at willard92@icloud.com for more information. Click here to sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lucky-duck-food-water-volunteer-event-chula-vista-tickets-117875598087?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
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Help Deliver Essential Items for Grandmas House of Hope

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the Orange County Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) has been activated to support immediate volunteer needs, including hands-on and virtual opportunities during this disaster. URGENT NEED-DRIVERS Deliver Food Bags to Low-Income families in the Nanas Kidz program. Grandma's House of Hope delivers over 40,000 meals each month to more than 3,000 hungry children effect by the COVID-19 crisis. Due to COVID-19 Grandma's House of Hope is in need of volunteer DRIVERS to help transport the food bags for their Nana's Kidz program. They are looking for Drivers - 26 and older with valid Driver?۪s license and proof of insurance. Current Needs: Distribution locations are at schools in Tustin Unified - Wednseday's 8:30-9am. You do not have to sign up for all days/times. This volunteer opportunity would require you to have your own vehicle to drive and be able to transport 150 to 200 Nanas Kidz food bags. Sample size cars used in the past; sedan or small SUV. Other vehicles will be considered. (CDC recommended precautions will be followed throughout the process - Masks must be worn at all times.
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Please join LA Food Bank in their volunteer day at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank! 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 our community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW: Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes, Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions) and No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. For more info:https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=7298&org_id=0338&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

You will volunteer at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank assembling food packages for over 27,000 low income seniors, women with infants, and children in Los Angeles County. The food packages consist of food items like canned fruit, canned vegetables, rice, cereal and other non-perishable food items. By giving just a little of our time, we can make a big difference in our community. IMPORTANT THINGS FOR EACH VOLUNTEER TO KNOW: Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in, All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes, Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 18 (sorry, no exceptions), No walk-ins allowed; each person must register ahead of time. More info: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/webreg/eventdetail.php?event_id=7339&org_id=0338&event_category_id=&keyword=&sort=&zip=&zip_radius=&source=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&console_mode=console&res_code=&disp_status=open&filter_date=None&filter_start_time=&filter_end_time=
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Help Sort and Prep Food Items for Heart of Compassion Distribution

Volunteers are needed to assist with their weekly food distribution, including registration, loading carts, loading vehicles, or traffic control and volunteers to load shopping carts and vehicles with groceries.. Volunteers must be at least 13 yrs old for food distribution. Volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes for working in the warehouse, wear modest clothing, wear a mask and gloves (gloves are provided if needed), allow staff to check their temperature upon arrival, check in and out with the office every day they volunteer, be willing to stand for long periods of time, and let the office know if they cannot attend their scheduled shift. They recommend wearing a hat, sunscreen, and tennis shoes because distributions take place outdoors.
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Distribute Bags of Food with St. James Episcopal Church

Thursday Food Pantry continues to distribute about 140 bags of food to people from the neighborhood around St. James. About three-quarters of the bags contain groceries and supplies for people living with a kitchen, and the other one-quarter contain ready-to-eat single-serving foods for people who do not have access to a kitchen (mostly people experiencing homelessness). Volunteers come in on Wednesday, generally from 7:45 to 9:45 a.m., to prepare the bags. A team of volunteers then distributes the bags on Thursday mornings beginning at 8 a.m.
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