Projects tagged with "TOYS"

Throw a Holiday Bash at a New Charter School in South LA

Enjoy a Holiday Celebration for the students of a great new charter school, Crete Academy. Crete has grades TK-6 and 126 students. For their holiday party, they'll enjoy food and a special surprise visit from Santa. There will be the Crete Dancer's Performance and the TK-K Musical with Bells. They need 4 to 6 volunteers to help with greeting families, serving food, set-up and clean-up. They also need a Santa Claus, plus Christmas presents for Crete Academy Students: TK (18 students); KG (20 students); 1st (25 students); 2nd (18 students); 3rd (16 students); 4th (12 students); 5th (6 students); 6th (11 students). Donations accepted from 10-31-2018 to 12-31-2018. Donations done on line are via paypal - please use this description for Holiday Donations - #ChristmasDonations

https://www.creteacademy.org/

Assist the Coliseum Street Elementary School with their Need of Toys for the Holidays

The Los Angeles Unified School District's Attendance Improvement Program seeks donations throughout the year to provide gifts to underprivileged children at their school during the holiday season. For the last few years, The Los Angeles Fire Department has assisted them by providing toys and gifts for the students, but there is never enough to fulfill their need. They distribute the gifts on a date close to the winter break so that students can get an opportunity to enjoy at least one toy during the holiday season. Any donations that you would like to share with them can be brought to their school and dropped off at the main office any weekday for the first two weeks of December. Please let office staff know that the gifts are for the PSA counselor's Holiday Attendance Celebration.

Help Prepare for Saban Community Clinic’s Holiday Party

The 29th Annual Patient Holiday party provides much needed items including clothing, toiletries, blankets, books and toys to Saban Community Clinic patients, their family members and members of the homeless community. Attendees also receive a warm meal. Volunteers are needs to distribute items, serve lunch, and set-up/clean up of event. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Parking information and details will be distributed prior to the event. Toiletries, books and toys are needed for the event. Please contact Audrey Rufe at arufe@sabancommunityclinic.org

http://sabancommunityclinic.org/patientholidayparty

Help Spread Holiday Cheer for the Children at ECF Kayne Eras School

ECF Kayne Eras School has a special day each year where they display donations and their students are able to select presents for themselves and their siblings. Students are escorted 1:1 in a private setting so they can select what they really want and need. This annual event is made possible by the generous donations they receive. For many of their students, these are the only holiday gifts they get. Please consider donating board games, toys, stuffed animals, ear buds, and backpacks for students ages 5-22. A toy drive is a great way to engage friends, family or co-workers in spreading holiday cheer to those in need. Exceptional Children's Foundation Kayne Eras School serves children with special needs, many of whom live in low-income households. Help them brighten their holidays by collecting new, unwrapped toys or other gift items. Gifts for Christmas/Hanukkah must be delivered by Friday, December 14. Full details available on www.ecf.net/holiday giving. Visit www.ecf.net/holiday giving for more details gift ideas, or contact Francziska at fsteagall@ecf.net or 310-737-9393 #1398. Don't have time to shop? Let ECF do it for you. Make a cash donation by December 9 and they'll buy gifts for those who need them most. Visit www.ecf.net/holiday giving to donate and learn more. http://www.ecf.net/holidaygiving

http://www.ecf.net

Give the Gift of a Toy for the Youth at Koreatown Youth and Community Center

KYCCs Annual Holiday Carnival promotes giving the gift of compassion and community during holiday season. Last year, over 2,600 people attended Koreatown Youth &Community Centers Holiday Carnival to enjoy games, performances, activities, and a special chance to visit Santa Claus, where every child (0-10 years old) received a brand new toy. This year, they anticipate the attendance to grow to 2,800! They will also have over 100 volunteers (in addition to their 80+ staff) who will help prepare for and execute the event. Their continuing success is the result of a joint effort by KYCC and supporters like you, who help create a safe, family-friendly festival for all residents of Koreatown and its neighboring areas. Please visit their website to register as a volunteer! They have several opportunities: Gift wrap: 1-2 days prior to the Day of the event: Activities, Santa Room, Photo zone, etc. They are looking for toys in value of $10/toy. They are looking to serve children ages of 0-10 years with a wrapped gift.

http://www.kyccla.org

Attend a Gala Aimed at Providing Gifts for Needy Youth with Rays of Light Philanthropic

Rays of Light Philanthropic is hosting their 11th annual Christmas "Be a Blessing" Gala aimed at providing Christmas gifts for foster care and homeless youth and teens. They need your help as a volunteer to ensure that their event runs smoothly and beautifully. They have many event prep volunteer opportunities. They ask that all volunteers wear comfortable shoes and dress semi-formal/cocktail attire with the exception of the Tear Down Team. Call Time: 5:00 pm they ask that you stay until 10:00 pm to assist your team in breaking down their station. Dinner will be provided for volunteers and service credit for school. Please note, volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Click here to sign up: https://raysoflightphil.org/452-2/

https://raysoflightphil.org/

Donate Much Needed Gifts for the Clients of Imagine LA

Imagine LA's Winter Wonderland event for families in the Imagine LA program, as well as their mentors, to celebrate the winter holidays. All of their families have recently exited homelessness, and they need extra community and financial support around the holiday season. It's an opportunity for the parents to get gifts and holiday supplies for their family, while the children play. Santa comes, and they have a crafts and games area for the children. They will be constructing a "shop" for parents to pick out toys for their children for the holidays. They will also be giving families the opportunity to get Christmas trees and ornaments, and are accepting financial donations for that purpose. We have two websites, one for financial donations, and then an Amazon wishlist of in-kind donations, which will be populated this week. People can buy the in-kinds off Amazon, or work with Imagine LA directly to bring it to our offices for the event. We accept financial contributions throughout the holiday season. Amazon Wishlist direct link: http://a.co/2lOjThh

http://www.imaginela.org

Volunteer at the Annual Christmas Basket Distribution for the Needy with the City of Pico Rivera

Your assistance is needed to help provide needy families of Pico Rivera with holiday food baskets! They need volunteers to assist with the distribution and sorting of food, registration and check-in, toy distribution, and crowd control. This is a rain or shine event so please be prepared for inclement weather. Click here to sign up: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp1883459.jsp

Be a Holiday Helper with Five Acres

Team up with our friends at Five Acres to be a Holiday Helper! Hardworking volunteers are needed to work with staff to organize and sort holiday donations, greet donors and help with forms and inventory donations. Please Note: For more information about Holiday Helpers please call/email Sue at slee@5acres.org 626.773.3751. Help their friends at Five Acres with donations of new unwrapped toys for children ages 1-17 years. your generosity will surely be appreciated by the vulnerable children this great organization assists and their families! http://www.5acres.org/ways-to-help-this-holiday/

http://www.5acres.org

Bring Joy to the Kids at Thomas A. Edison MIddle School

Bring a smile to the kids at Thomas A. Edison Middle School! Their youth deserve to have a Christmas gift. They will select students that are experiencing loss and a financial crisis and give them a Christmas memory to experience. They will also reach out to the refugee youth and their families. Toys for ages 11-16 is good! Gifts for families are also appreciated. You could wrap them up or they will assign a day to wrap them up together.

Provide a Joyful Holiday Season for Kids with Special Challenges

Each year the folks at Five Acres strive to create joyful memories for vulnerable children who have already overcome many challenges in their young lives. Fortunately, they have you generous supporters who make holiday wishes come true for the kids and families who rely on their support. You can help them by collecting new toys, clothing and gift cards to help them feel cared for and loved. When to donate your gifts: To ensure their children receive their gifts in time for the holidays, please deliver your unwrapped donations to Five Acres between Monday, November 27, 2017 and Friday, December 8, 2017. Here are some popular Wish List Items: Art supplies, Best Buy gift cards*, Bike and helmet, Board games, Footlocker gift cards*, Game Stop gift cards*, Grocery store gift cards*, iPod Shuffle, Lego sets, MP3 players, Pillow Pets, Radio, Remote-control car/airplane/helicopter, Scooter and helmet, Skateboard and helmet, Target gift cards*, ToysRUs gift cards*, Wal-Mart gift cards*, Other highly-requested gifts, Action figures, Bath & body products, Clothing & department store gift cards*, Hello Kitty, Shoes, Sporting equipment (basketball, football, football glove, softball, baseball, soccer, etc.), Sports jerseys, Stereo CD/boombox, Video games. *Gift Cards Please clearly write the amount on the gift card and place card & receipt in a sealed envelope. For more information, contact: Holidays@5acres.org or (626) 773-3751 Donations are accepted Monday_Friday, 8 am_5 pm and Saturday, 9 am_3 pm. Bring your gift-in-kind form Please bring a completed gift-in-kind form. Download is available at 5acres.org/gift-in-kind.

http://www.5acres.org

Support the Learning Rights Law Center By Donating Toys

Learning Rights' TIGER Program Graduation is an event that celebrates 300 or so parents who are graduating from their yearlong training program. their program teaches parents of students with disabilities about the law and how to navigate the special education system. they collect toys to give to parents -- so that the kids they worked so hard for in 2018 can share in the celebration. they will gladly accept toys the week before their event. they could use toys for boys and girls of all ages and especially toys for older boys (10-15 years) and toys that are geared for students with disabilities. they are also looking for crayons, markers, drawing paper.

http://www.learningrights.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/

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 Venice Family Clinic for their Children’s Holiday Movie

Children's Holiday Movie, presented by Anthem Blue Cross, raises $170,000 for their pediatric programs to ensure that their youngest patients have access to all of the services necessary to keep families and children healthy. As a part of this event, they also create a special holiday celebration for 1,200 pediatric patients and their families. They will enjoy a private screening of a childrens holiday movie, holiday entertainment and gift bags with books and toys. The theater, entertainment and toys for the event are all underwritten, so all proceeds go to supporting Venice Family Clinic pediatrics. Volunteers are needed in the weeks leading up to the event to unbox and sort thousands of toys and books that will be gifted to children at the event. Most of our needs for this require some heaving lifting required. Up to 10 volunteers per shift as space allows. Volunteers will help sort, box, and prepare toys for thousands of pediatric patients. One Dec. 1st, volunteers will assist by loading and unloading event supplies at our clinic in Venice and at the Howard Hughes Center in preparation for the event. After the event, volunteers will assist by organization leftover toys and event supplies. IN ORDER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT, please submit the following information to VFCvolunteer@mednet.ucla.edu: Email Address and Phone Number Group Size (volunteers ages 18 years+ preferred) Date and Time Preferences

https://venicefamilyclinic.org/index.php?view=vfc_events&action=holiday_movie

“Adopt” a Family in Desperate Need for the Holidays!

Adopt a Family in Desperate Need for the Holidays! Impact the life of a family that is unable to provide for themselves and their children during the holidays by showering them with wonderful gifts beyond their wildest dreams! Families typically ask for warm clothing, a few toys for their children, food gift cards, and household necessities such as pots and pans, utensils, towels, sheets and linens, blankets, microwaves, etc. Spread some holiday cheer to a family in desperate need _ contact Elizabeth Rulon today to find out more! Aviva Family and Childrens Services provides mental health and social services to over 6,800 children, youth and families each year. Aviva believes every child and every family in their Los Angeles community deserves the chance for a brighter future. they provide compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance to at-risk children and families. Aviva is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Santa's Elves - they need you! "Santa's Workshop" at Aviva will be opening in mid/late November, and they need elves to help us sort and organize gifts for foster children, foster teens living in Aviva's group home, and sponsored families. Contact them today to find out more about how you and your friends/family/colleagues, etc. can come help out and join in the fun of the holidays! they ask that all donations be new, unused, unopened, and unwrapped. To make a financial contribution for the holiday drive, please visit www.avivacenter.org/donate

http://www.avivacenter.org

Donate Toys and Warm Clothing For At-Risk Kids and Families for the Holidays!

Donate Toys and Warm Clothing for At-Risk Children and Families for the Holidays! Dolls? Stuffed animals? Legos? Action figures? Gift cards? Warm clothing? Yes please! Can you provide a toy, gift card, or warm clothing for a foster child or at-risk teen in need? Are you interested in holding a holiday drive to collect these items among friends, family, co-works, or your place of worship? theyd love to talk to you more about it! Contact Elizabeth Rulon today to find out more! Aviva Family and Childrens Services provides mental health and social services to over 5,200 children, youth and families each year. Aviva believes every child and every family in their Los Angeles community deserves the chance for a brighter future. they provide compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance to at-risk children and families. Aviva is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Santa's Elves - they need you! "Santa's Workshop" at Aviva will be opening in mid/late November, and they need elves to help us sort and organize gifts for foster children, foster teens, and sponsored families. Contact them today to find out more about how you and your friends/family/colleagues, etc. can come help out and join in the fun of the holidays! they ask that all donations be new, unused, unopened, and unwrapped. To make a financial contribution for the holiday drive, please visit www.avivacenter.org/donate

http://www.avivacenter.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/

Help Host a Christmas Dinner for the Veterans’ Families at U.S.VETS – Inglewood

U.S. VETS - Inglewood hosts a Christmas Dinner for their local veterans in both transitional and permanent housing at their Inglewood site. It includes a Toy Drive to help these veteran's who are father's give gifts to their children during the holiday season. They also are producing a first-ever 'Hoops For Heroes' charity basketball game on Saturday, November 10. It's their biggest community fundraiser of the year and they would love a few items to raffle during our pre-game and halftime. They could use a few raffle items for the basketball charity game on 11/10/18 and 6 volunteers who would like to help with snack bar, crowd control and ticket table.

http://www.usvetsinc.org/inglewood

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