Projects tagged with "YOUTH"

Become a Foster Grandparent with the San Gabriel Pomona Parents’ Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center

The Foster Grandparent Program began in 1965 with 800 volunteers in more than 45 institutions. Today nearly 30,000 volunteers help more than 280,000 children through CNCS nationwide network of organizations. Currently at SGPRC our volunteers serve over 100 children with special needs daily. They help to mentor, train, coach and become a friend and companion to the students. The 1:1 attention that the children receive makes a huge difference academically for them.

Get Involved with The San Gabriel Pomona Parents’ Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center

Volunteers are a key part of the Parents' Place's ability to do everything they do for their families. You can help out with everything from events, fundraising, and clerical support. Click here to find out more about volunteering opportunities:

Volunteer and Donate at Crete Academy

Beginning 11/1-11/30, Crete Academy's Adopt A Child donor/sponsor page is opened. They are looking for organizations or individuals who would like to Adopt A Child for Christmas from Crete Academy. The link is used to register to be a donor/sponsor and the specific child information will be sent once the form is received. Visit:

Donate Requested Items to Exceptional Children’s Foundation

Aside from monetary donations, there are other ways to give to Exceptional Children’s Foundation. 1. Furniture. ECF will consider donations of furniture that can be used by clients in their residential program or used by staff at their program sites. Due to storage limitations, they cannot accept furniture that is not immediately needed by clients or staff. ECF staff cannot provide transportation for these items. 2. Clothing. ECF generally accepts new clothing for infants, children and adults. Gently used clothing is considered on an individual basis. 3. Tickets. They accept tickets for cultural, sports and other community events. 4. Technology. ECF accepts contributions of technology only when they comply with theie existing network requirements and theie staff or client needs. ECF do not accept obsolete or noncompliant technology, or items that are missing necessary components. Before accepting a gift of technology, it must first be reviewed and approved by their IT Administrator. 5. Holiday Gifts. Gifts intended for holiday giving must be new and wrapped in their original packaging. They must be age-appropriate and aligned with their clients’ recreational and educational needs. For more information about holiday giving opportunities, please contact Lisa at 6. Gift Cards. ECF accepts donations of store gift cards, which may be used as holiday gifts for clients or raffle items or to help offset the cost of producing their fundraising events. Visit:
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Raise Awareness and Volunteer with The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Volunteer to help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation with fundraising projects. Find out more here:

Volunteer for Wednesday Night Childcare with Union Rescue Mission

Provide support at Angeles House by being the hands and feet of Jesus to Union Rescue Mission's youth. They need you! They Have Midweek ( Chapel / Worship ) Service and they need your support with the youth! Visit:

Donate To Support Exceptional Children’s Foundation

Please consider supporting ECF’s exceptional programs and Kayne Eras School. Your gift will provide life-changing services to individuals and families living with special needs, helping them live as independently as possible. Visit:
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Donate to Support LA Family Housing

LA Family Housing helps people transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. Last year, they connected more than 13,000 women, men, and children with housing resources and services, and moved 2,600 people into permanent homes. As a leading affordable real estate developer in the region, they own and operate more than 30 affordable, interim, and supportive housing residences throughout LA County, and have 750 additional housing units in various stages of development to be completed by 2025. By supporting LA Family Housing, you are investing in solutions that work. Join them in the movement by making your gift today. Visit:

Donate to Support Imagine LA’s First Annual Dancing with the Imagine LA Stars

Imagine LA is hosting the first annual Dancing with the Imagine LA Stars fundraiser on November 15th, 2023. Prominent community members and celebrities of Los Angeles will perform ballroom dance routines with a professional partner to compete for the Mirror Ball Trophy and YOU will have the chance to vote and support your favorite team while raising money for an important cause! Visit:

Donate to Support Crete Academy’s Students!

Crete Academy delivers an educational program to students TK-6th grade who are homeless and living in poverty, that will meet their physical, mental and emotional needs while developing strong character and critical thinking skills so that each child is prepared for college and beyond. Consider donating today! Visit:
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Support Foster Youth at United Friends of the Children

In-kind contributions are a great way to support the current and former foster youth United Friends serves. Gather your friends, family, and colleagues together to host a fundraising drive! You can also donate gift cards to help pay for food, clothing, alarm clocks, backpacks and much more. Find out more here:
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Volunteer to Support the Alzheimer’s Association of Southern California at Coachella Valley

Are you passionate about the fight against Alzheimer’s? Do you want to get more involved with the Alzheimer’s Association and Walk to End Alzheimer’s - Huntington Beach? Join the Huntington Beach Walk Planning Committee and help shape the movement to end this disease. Committee members are the heart of the event, planning everything from the kick off to the wrap up. Some members focus on growing the event by recruiting teams and sponsors, others coordinate logistics and some work on promoting the event in the community. There's a role for everyone! Visit:

Gift Toys to Patients at Harbor UCLA Pediatrics for the Holidays

The Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center likes to provide their pediatric patients with free gifts during the holidays, as they are a county hospital that primarily serves low-income families. They are looking for toy donations (such as generic coloring books, Crayola markers and colored pencils, Play-Doh, medical/doctor play kits, baby rattles, baby mirrors, infant toys (0-2 years old), musical toys (cause and effect), pop-up toys (cause and effect), bubbles, superhero action figures, barbie dolls, hard-body baby dolls (please no plush/soft-body dolls), dinosaurs, legos, craft and bead kits, educational/science kits,. tabletop games –UNO cards, connect four, etc., earbuds and headphones for older patients). They usually hand out gifts a week or two before Christmas. Please email Kathy Garcia for any questions:
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Donate to Support the Teen Challenge of Southern California

Since 1963, Teen Challenge of Southern California has provided thousands of children, youth and adults an effective, faith-based, solution to drug and alcohol addiction at no cost to them. Thank you for your generous gift to those caught in the nightmare of substance abuse. Visit:

Pack and Donate Care Packages to Imagine LA

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly increased families’ needs for non-perishable food, basic necessities, cleaning supplies, technology, family fun activities, and more. Bring some joy & relief to families by assembling a care package or purchasing supplies in bulk, and coordinating delivery with Imagine LA staff. Here’s what’s most needed right now: COVID-safe PPE (wet wipes, hand sanitizer, face masks) ▪ Cleaning supplies (sponges, multipurpose cleaner, paper towels) ▪ Hygiene supplies (toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, soap) ▪ Non-perishable food (canned food, pasta, rice, beans, cereal) ▪ Family fun activities (board games, playing cards, puzzles, bubbles, crafting materials, coloring books/supplies, headphones) ▪ A personal note from your family. This is a great family activity to teach generosity and philanthropy with children! Visit:

Volunteer at Alexandria House

Alexandria House celebrates every holiday possible between November and December. They are looking for Volunteer support throughout their busiest time of year. Various dates, times and opportunities available. Contact to learn how you can help this holiday season!

Support Imagine LA Through Donation

Imagine LA is a nonprofit organization working to end the cycle of family poverty and homelessness. Through a holistic combination of intensive case management, economic mobility programming, and whole-family mentorship — their Family Partnership Model — they prevent first-time and repeat homelessness and equip families to maintain housing stability and thrive long-term. Visit:

Support Foster Youth at United Friends of the Children

Raise funds for UFC through Amazon Smile! 0.5% of eligible purchases will benefit UFC. It’s a win-win! Find out more here:
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Raise Awareness and Volunteer with The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Volunteer to help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation with grandpersons in need. Find out more here:

Get Involved with Imagine LA Through Volunteering

There are numerous ways to start volunteering at Imagine LA! Volunteer Mentors serve as friends, partners, and companions for parents and youth (age 5 & older) who have experienced homelessness (and are now housed) on their individual and family journeys. General volunteers lend a hand through event volunteering, in-kind donation drives, community connections, and more. Community partners leverage their unique strengths and positions to advance all our goals. Consider volunteering today! Visit:
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