Assemble Care Packages at Home with Operation Gratitude
During this global pandemic, Operation Gratitude will continue to meet the ever-changing needs of our care package recipients. All of Operation Gratitude's volunteerism is virtual due to the current coronavirus crisis. You can participate in all of their projects at your own home and send them to Operation Gratitude (9409 Owensmouth Avenue Chatsworth, CA 91311)! Their #VirtualVolunteerism campaign will allow every American the opportunity to support Deployed Troops, National Guardsmen, First Responders, and Emergency Medical Personnel on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. They are writing letters, knitting, crocheting and sewing handmade items and making paracord bracelets. This is an ongoing service opportunity and the houra are flexible! For more information, please visit the link: https://www.operationgratitude.com/express-your-thanks-virtual/
Donate Wishlist Items to New Directions for Veterans
New Directions for Veterans is in need of the following donations: Marvel Action figures, Diverse color dolls, Board games, Shoes sizes 7 ? to 15, Sweat pants/Jeans 34- 48, Dodgers/Clippers/Angels backpacks, Hand-Held games Puzzles/ Arts and crafts, Purses/Wallets, Hair Grooming kits for Males/ and Female
Support the Troops at U.S.VETS Salute Gala
Please join U.S. Vets for the their first-ever virtual presentation of the U.S.VETS Salute Gala! Despite the challenges we face as a nation, they are excited to come together in honor of our veterans.This year?۪s Salute Gala will celebrate the launch of U.S.VETS?۪ first national PSA campaign Home Base for Opportunity which will raise awareness and support for their mission to end veteran homelessness. Together they can ensure that no one who served our country will be left without a home base. They look forward to an evening of entertainment and unparalleled celebration. For more information about this event, please contact Bryan Robinson at NationalGala@usvetsinc.org Click here for more information and to sign up: https://www.usvetsinc.org/salute-2020/
Serve Thanksgiving Meal with CityHeART
This is CityHeART's annual Thanksgiving meal for the homeless and formerly homeless community in Long Beach. Each year, they serve between 450-600 children, families, seniors, and veterans at this event. The meal service takes place on site at the Villages at Cabrillo on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, and all volunteers and/or donations to support this event are welcome!
Virtually Celebrate Century Villages at Cabrillo 2020 Accomplishments
This event will be a virtual celebration of CVC's work during 2020 and a look into what their areas of focus for 2021 will be. They will have music, entertainment, raffles, prizes, and fun presentations in a brief one-hour, happy hour style event. All are welcome! Zoom: to register, people should visit https://centuryvillages.org/writteninthestars2020/
Serve Holiday Meals and Distribute Gifts with New Directions for Veterans
Annual holiday dinner and holiday celebration for the veterans living in their main facility on the VA Campus. Volunteers are needed to serve dinner and distribute holiday gifts to the veterans and those veterans that have children. Volunteers under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Personal protective wear will be distributed to all volunteers and Covid-19 safety protocols will be enforced.