Adopt-a-House and Spread Christmas Cheer to Those in Need
Grandmas House of Hope needs volunteers. They are looking for individuals or groups to Adopt-A-House and provide holiday gifts for the men and women living in our Rescued & Restored Housing program. These men and women could use some pampering, love and hope this Christmas! Many of these men and women have severe illnesses or other outside issues that make them a perfect candidate to receive some pampering, love and hope this Christmas. Volunteers who sign up will receive their clients wish lists and drop off instructions. GHH has 4 men?۪s shelters and 9 women?۪s shelter. They will have Wish Lists from each client for you to adopt. (wish lists available after November 16th). Buy them something warm, something yummy, and something personal! (TOTAL price range is $50-$75). Help them create a joyous holiday for the invisible population that they serve.
Donate Gifts for the Youth at Project Angel Food
Project Angel Food works to ensure those in their community battling critical illnesses are fed and nourished. They deliver nutritious meals, free of charge, to homes throughout Los Angeles County to alleviate hunger, prevent malnutrition, and ensure our clients feel comfort and hope in their everyday lives. Even in these unprecedented times, are a 80% volunteer driven and 85% community supported organization, and continue to be amazed by the individuals and organizations that have help fulfill their mission. This coming holiday season is going to be even more difficult than usual for everyone. they know their clients, whom already face daily challenges to their physical, emotional, and financial well-being, will be especially in need during this time of year. They are looking for individuals, groups, and organizations to donate items (toys, gifts and gift cards, hygiene products, clothing) to this initiative. Last year alone, they sent hundreds of gifts to more than 200 kids. Despite a historically challenging year, their client base has continued to grow nearly 33 percent during the pandemic, they plan to reach over 275 kids, newborn infants to 17 year old, in our 27th annual kid?۪s holiday gift campaign. Donations need to be clean/unopened items an age appropriate; however they have children from newborn through late teens, and will be able to tailor gift packages. Project Angel Food is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Each season, they have been able to provide gift cards, teddy bears, wreaths, toys, clothes, and more to meet the needs of the hundreds of children in the families of their clients. Any support you could provide to help make this campaign a successful one will be greatly appreciated. Again, they are looking for donations for children from newborn to age 17. Gift packages are to be sent out the week of December 14th, 2020 so they will need all items by the week of December 7th, 2020 in order to properly sort and distribute them with our regular meal delivery routes.
Gift Toys to Students from Belvedere Elementary this Christmas
The families attending Belvedere Elementary are facing many challenges. With hosting distance learning, their kids missed play time, peer learning, personal connections with their teachers, and so much more. Especially for our Kindergarten students who missed out on their first day of school instruction. Help Belvedere Elementary provide a toy for all their students during their Christmas drop-by home visits. They hope that with your donation, the holiday experience will be a little brighter for their kids this year. You can drop off any toy of your choosing. Some ideas are: dolls, cars, sports balls, slyme, books, shoes, beauty supplies, dinosaurs, robots or clothing. If you can't drop them off, you can donate to their paypal account http://paypal.me/estephaniavazquez. If you have questions give Estephania Vazqueza a call at 213-949-5579.