Years ago, we started our annual Big Sunday Holiday List with exactly one project. So many people wanted to help that this past year our holiday list included more than 300 ways to give back and pitch in at the holidays.

So, last year we decided to introduce Big Sunday's Annual Summer List!

As always, we have projects helping all kinds of people, in all kinds of ways, all over the Southern California. And, as always, whoever you are, whatever you do (and whatever your age!) there is somebody who could use your help.

We will update this list weekly through August 1 (at least), so please keep checking back. If you’ve taken on or completed one of these projects, please email beenish@bigsunday.org and let us know – that way, we can thank you and direct other people to projects that still need their help!

Please note that we do not sponsor most of the summer projects on this list. Rather, we put them out to the Big Sunday community and hope someone sees it who wants to help. If it’s anything like our Holiday List, many people will! Of course, feel free to forward, post on social media, copy and print it wherever you think there are nice people who might want to help someone else.

Thanks, as always, for your great generosity of time, talent, spirit and stuff. At Big Sunday, we’re always amazed and moved by how generous so many people can be. Oh, and one more thing – if you enjoy helping during the summer, please remember that Big Sunday has all kinds of great ways to give back throughout the year. (You can’t believe how busy the fall will be!) We’d love your help. Feel free to check us out at www.bigsunday.org or contact info@bigsunday.org to see how you can get involved.


You can sort theSUMMERlist by clicking one of the categories below or via keyword in the Project Listings! 

Helpful Search Hints: Please search for summer opportunities by location (i.e. city/neighborhood/zip code), key words and interest. Key words include the following: infants; youth; adults; families; veterans; seniors; men; women; homelessness; poverty; food; abuse; disabled; health; gifts; clothes; toys; summer meals; environment; animals; party; summer accessories; carnivals; arts/crafts; sport; mentoring; tutors; hearing-impaired; photography; benefit; shopping; film screening; disaster prep and more. If your key word has no listings, try a different one. There are loads of places that need your help!

Enjoy the Summer by Giving Back to Nature with Mountain Restoration Trust

Help remove crayfish from your creeks and streams with Mountain Restoration Trust! Crayfish are a non-native species to California, and they're considered invasive because they cause quite a bit of damage to the aquatic ecosystems. They prey on native species, reduce water quality, and cause problems with creek bed erosion. They need your help in trapping and removing the crayfish as well as picking up trash along the stream. MRT staff will meet volunteers on the Medea Creek Trail, which starts at the corner of Conifer Street and Parkview Drive. Volunteers 12 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring the Parental Consent Form with a parent or guardian's signature if the parent or guardian is not attending. Registration is free, but required. Registered volunteers will receive an email confirmation with more details.
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Support AHEAD with Horses’ Annual Fundraiser

AHEAD With Horses will be preparing for our Annual Fundraiser on June 8th. They have a number of shade awnings that need to be put together and around 200 bales of straw that need to be moved around the property to create seating and barriers. Volunteers will be doing manual labor outside, so please come prepared with sunscreen and plenty of water. Must wear closed toe shoes and long pants.
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Team Up with Crohn’s & Colitis at their Take Steps Los Angeles Walk

"Volunteers Needed for Take Steps Walk: They are looking for awesome volunteers to help make this year's Take Steps Los Angeles walk the best yet!! They need volunteers to help with set-up/clean-up, registration, food distribution, and our fun kid's zone! It's going to be a great time and you will not want to miss this! The Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitiswalk is the nation's largest event dedicated to finding cures for digestive diseases. Many patients have only ever met a handful of other patients suffering from IBD - this is a unique opportunity to meet hundreds of IBD patients, families, and supporters from your own backyard. There is no fee to register and no team is too big or small! Walk day is an incredible experience for all to celebrate the efforts that have been put forth in raising funds toward our mission. It is a day filled with live music, food, kids' activities, educational materials, and of course wonderful exposure for our corporate partners."
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Afternoon at 2pm

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we make kid's blanets for Exceptional Children's Foundation! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

Help sort Food at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

"Feed the soul while helping feed the hungry! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. Requirements & Commitment: Must be at least 14 ( no exception for ages younger) 3 hours commitment. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Click here to apply: https://www.lafoodbank.org/volunteer/individuals/"
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Help Prep Produce for the MudTown Farmers Market in Watts

Volunteers will be sorting and cleaning produce provided by Food Forward in preparation for a free farmers market at Watts Labor Community Action Committee. Volunteers should be comfortable standing for long periods of time, carrying boxes up to 25 pounds, and sorting out good produce from compostable produce. This opportunity is open to adults 18 years old and older.
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Thursday Morning at 10am

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We've helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities all over town. Join us as we host a project for a local nonprofit! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

Join Tree People for their Park Work Day

Come to Tree People's beautiful 45-acre headquarters atop Mulholland Dr. where hikers, bikers and school children enjoy the trails, trees and views in one of L.A.'s most loved parks. Help keep the park looking great by maintaining the trails, removing invasive plants, regrading slopes to protect them from erosion, and working in their seedling nursery. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age.
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Help Clean the Neighborhood with LA Family Housing

Help LAFH and the community by being a good steward of the neighborhood they live and work in by participating in their monthly community cleanup. Beautify the neighborhood and engage with participants in Bridge Housing. This event is held on the first Friday of every month from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 16 years or older

Sort and Pack Donations with LA Family Housing

Assist LAFH in sorting donations received and creating 360 hygiene kits per week in support of their participants. They sort donations every other Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 10 years or older

Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Join Inner Arts City Arts’ Campus This Summer to Support Their Youth

Join hundreds of Angelenos on Inner City Arts' campus this summer in support of equal access to arts education for the kids and teens of our city. Summer on Seventh is a special night of art installations, live music on their rooftop, food, drinks, studio tours and more! Proceeds from the event support high quality arts instruction and programming for underserved LA youth. 21+ Event Food and Drink. General Admission I ($45) available until May 24. General Admission II ($55) sale starts May 25 and ends on June 7. For More Info please visit their link.
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Enjoy the Summer by Giving Back to Nature with Mountain Restoration Trust

Help remove crayfish from your creeks and streams with Mountain Restoration Trust! Crayfish are a non-native species to California, and they're considered invasive because they cause quite a bit of damage to the aquatic ecosystems. They prey on native species, reduce water quality, and cause problems with creek bed erosion. They need your help in trapping and removing the crayfish as well as picking up trash along the stream. MRT staff will meet volunteers on the Medea Creek Trail, which starts at the corner of Conifer Street and Parkview Drive. Volunteers 12 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring the Parental Consent Form with a parent or guardian's signature if the parent or guardian is not attending. Registration is free, but required. Registered volunteers will receive an email confirmation with more details.
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Enjoy the Summer by Giving Back to Nature with Mountain Restoration Trust

Join Mountains Restoration Trust to help restore native upland and riparian habitats at Headwaters Corner right off of Mulholland Highway. Volunteers will be collecting seed from native plants around the site. They will also participate in weeding invasive plants to restore our native habitat and prevent competition with natives. Please arrive by 8:45am in the parking lot off of Mulholland Highway. Please bring a hat, water, snack, and sturdy shoes. Gloves and tools provided. Receive community service credit. Great Fun for Kids and Families! Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring the Parental Consent Form. Registration is Required: Registered volunteers will receive an email confirmation with more details.
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Join TreePeople, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and iHeart Radio for Forest Restoration

Join TreePeople, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and iHeart Radio in the beautiful San Francisquito Canyon of the Angeles National Forest for a special iHeart Replant SoCal event, where we will be caring for the trees in our environment. Below the rocky hills of the Sierra Pelona mountains, next to a creek leading to the Santa Clara River, we will be restoring an area of the wildlands damaged by the Copper Fire by caring for the native chaparral plants which provide deer, coyotes and others with food and shelter. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age. Once you go online to RSVP, you will be sent the address.
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Lead, Mentor, and Grow at Pasadena Educational Foundation

"High school and college students can explore career paths, learn new skills, have fun, and share their talents by volunteering in a summer class that interests them. You will support teachers and mentor younger students by sharing your interests in topics such as Space Engineering, Sports, Rock Band, Spanish, Acting, Art Studio, Chess, Spanish, Robotics, Mandarin, Yoga, and more! Volunteers need to choose 3 to 5 weeks of service between June 10- July 11 Monday - Thursday (No Friday classes; No class July 4) 8:50 am - 1:30 pm. Lunch is included for volunteers 18 years and younger, Must be at least 14 years ol. Event locations are : Eliot Arts Magnet, Field Elementary, Jackson Elementary, McKinley School and San Rafael Elementary. Click here to apply: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2890882.jsp"
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Pitch in at Alexandria House’s Summer Camp

The Alexandria House Summer Camp is held every summer (June to August) at Alexandria House for 30 school-aged kids (K-5th grade). The kids go on field trips and participate in arts, sports, and water activities. Volunteers are needed to help facilitate and prep activities and are also welcome to lead their own programs. If you have ideas for camp, please send them to their camp coordinator at stephanie@alexandriahouse.org. All new Alexandria House volunteers are asked to go through an orientation before volunteering. Volunteers age: at least of high school age. There's no time commitment, you can volunteer for one day or for the whole summer. The volunteer shifts are 9am-noon and 1-4pm. Please consider donating so they can fund their many programs, including summer camp.
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Wednesday Morning at 10am

"Here's a way to help every other Wednesday throughout the summer! Join us for 2W@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a special event the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 10:00am - 11:30am to help local nonprofits. And what's extra special about these days? Our guests of honor will be wonderful and fun volunteers with some developmental challenges who want to give back and help others, from groups including our great old friends from AbilityFirst, ETTA and Giant Steps Training Programs, Inc. Join us as we make summer in a jar Lemonade Kits for Project Joy. For more info or to sign up, please email Tamara at tamara@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/2w10-2/"

Sort Food with AIDS Project L.A.

Prepare nutritious grocery bags for those living with HIV/AIDS. APLA Health and Wellnes is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. Volunteers help prepare grocery and nutrition bags for distribution through the Necessities of Life Program, which provides food and other basic necessities to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. APLA policy prohibits the following: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, or open-toe shoes. Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+.
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Thursday Morning at 10am

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We've helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities all over town. Join us as we host a project for a local nonprofit! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

Join Tree People for their Park Work Day

Come to Tree People's beautiful 45-acre headquarters atop Mulholland Dr. where hikers, bikers and school children enjoy the trails, trees and views in one of L.A.'s most loved parks. Help keep the park looking great by maintaining the trails, removing invasive plants, regrading slopes to protect them from erosion, and working in their seedling nursery. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age.
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Asisst Kidsave at their 20th Anniversary Miracles Gala

"Kidsave is looking for awesome on-site volunteers to help with a variety of day-of tasks. This will be for their 20th Anniversary Miracles Gala at Avalon Hollywood + Bardot. They will be having a dinner, live and silent auction, and dancing. Volunteer opportunities available are: -Event Set-Up (arrival 2:00PM) -- help with setting up the tables, floral decorations, and auction item displays. This shift would be for 3-4 hours. -Event Registration (arrival 4:30PM) -- help with checking in guests using on-line mobile bidding software (BidPal) and making sure guests are greeted with a smile and bid paddle ;) -Greeters and Table Seaters (arrival 5:00PM) -- help with flow by making sure guests know where they are seated and are able to properly find their seat; be a smiling face as they arrive -Auction Check-Out (arrival 7:00PM) -- help get auction items set-up for check-out in Bardot; help with getting all items to guests (this will be a part for those who are interested in staying for dancing!!) Requirements & Commitment: Must be at least 18 2-4 hours (flexible to be longer or shorter)"
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Join Food Forward’s Produce Pop Up

"Food Forward and the Social Justice Learning Institute volunteers will work side-by-side to sort, clean, and assemble overflowing bags of produce. More than 10,000 pounds of apples, bell peppers, tomatoes, mangoes, plums, peaches are distributed, benefitting hundreds of individuals, families, and students in the Inglewood community. This whole process is done in the same day, in just a few hours."
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Help Facilitate LA Food Bank’s 8th Annual SoCal Food Drive

Volunteers are needed to help collect donations from customers and load/unload "Stuff-A-Food Truck". Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Help Facilitate LA Food Bank’s 8th Annual SoCal Food Drive

Volunteers are needed to help collect donations from customers and load/unload "Stuff-A-Food Truck". Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help collect donations from customers and load/unload "Stuff-A-Food Truck". Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Help Facilitate LA Food Bank’s 8th Annual SoCal Food Drive

Volunteers are needed to help collect donations from customers and load/unload "Stuff-A-Food Truck". Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Help Facilitate LA Food Bank’s 8th Annual SoCal Food Drive

Volunteers are needed to help collect donations from customers and load/unload "Stuff-A-Food Truck". Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Enjoy the Summer by Giving Back to Nature with Mountain Restoration Trust

Come join Mountains Restoration Trust for a morning outside to restore the vegetation in Malibu Creek State Park! Volunteers will be removing weeds and invasive plants from the area. They may also be collecting seed from our native plants to propagate them. You can enter the park through the main Malibu Creek State Park entrance, and park in the lower day use area. There will be signs to guide you in, and MRT staff to meet you there! Bring hat, water, snack, and sturdy shoes. Gloves and tools will be provided. Great fun for kids and families!. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring the Parental Consent Form. Registration is free, but required. Registered volunteers will receive an email confirmation with more details.
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Join Heal the Bay for their Nothin’ but Sand Beach Cleanup

Help Heal the Bay make Nothin' But Sand a zero-waste event! Each volunteer will need to register individually unless you bring a group. Register groups of 2-100 people under the Youth Group ticket type. Overflow Admission: When the general admission sells out, you can still register, however you will be responsible for bringing your own cleanup supplies: a bucket or trash bag, and a garden glove or latex gloves. All volunteers must sign online waiver or bring a signed waiver form. Bring cash if you plan to park in the lot (there is no discounted parking) or come early to find street metered parking. Volunteers 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers under 18 must have a waiver signed by parent or guardian. Service hour forms will be signed by the beach captain at the end of the cleanup. Buckets, garden gloves, water, and healthy KIND Snacks will be provided, but they encourage you to bring your own cleanup supplies and a reusable water bottle to reduce our environmental footprint. Please be prepared to be outside for 2-3 hours. Beach weather can be unpredictably hot or cold, so they recommend dressing in layers. Check website to register! Note: Nothin' But Sand is a rain or shine event. Cleanups are only cancelled for lightning or thunderstorms. They will still hold the cleanup in light and steady rain. Meet at Redondo Beach Pier s/s, Tower Ruby George Freeth Way on the beach next to Veteran's Park.
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Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Enjoy the Summer by Giving Back to Nature with Mountain Restoration Trust

Help remove crayfish from your creeks and streams with Mountain Restoration Trust! Crayfish are a non-native species to California, and they're considered invasive because they cause quite a bit of damage to the aquatic ecosystems. They prey on native species, reduce water quality, and cause problems with creek bed erosion. They need your help in trapping and removing the crayfish as well as picking up trash along the stream. MRT staff will meet volunteers on the Medea Creek Trail, which starts at the corner of Conifer Street and Parkview Drive. Volunteers 12 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers under the age of 18 must bring the Parental Consent Form with a parent or guardian's signature if the parent or guardian is not attending. Registration is free, but required. Registered volunteers will receive an email confirmation with more details.
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Join Reading for Kids for their Reading Clubs

"Reading to Kids organizes monthly reading clubs on the second Saturday of every month at eight downtown Los Angeles elementary schools. The reading clubs run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pairs of volunteer readers read aloud to small groups of students from the elementary school (typically between 4 and 6 children per group) in a fun environment. Teachers at the elementary school provide supervision and guidance throughout the morning. To volunteer at the next reading clubs, please visit http://www.readingtokids.org where you'll need to register and RSVP. For more information, please feel free to e-mail at info@readingtokids.org or call (310) 479-7455. For exact locations, please visit http://www.readingtokids.org. Volunteers must be 18 or older to volunteer with Reading to Kids. Requirements & Commitment: Background Check Must be at least 18 . Time commitemnt is 3 hours a month."
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Host Bingo with the Seniors at The Salvation Army

Every 3rd Saturday of the month The Salvation Army's Alegria in Silverlake hosts a bingo event for the resident families. Volunteers are always needed to assist with setting up, distributing the bingo supplies & refreshments, Call bingo numbers, and help with other duties as needed. More importantly they need volunteers who want to have fun and interact with our families! Please contact Laine Faust if you are interested in volunteering for this monthly event. Laine.Faust@usw.salvationarmy.org
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Join the World’s Largest Street Painting Festival in Collaboration with Light Bringer Project

Join the world's largest street painting festival with over 600 artists! Free and open to the public this Father's Day weekend marks the 27th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival at The Paseo. Over 600 skilled chalk artists from all over the world will come together to celebrate the unique art form. The festival offers visitors an opportunity to experience art on Paseo Colorado's famous plaza for free. The Pasadena Chalk Festival places over 25,000 sticks of pastel chalks in the hands of hundreds of Madonnari (Italian for street painter) to spend the weekend creating spectacular murals on concrete canvases throughout the shopping plaza that stretches over three city blocks. Many artistic styles are represented in the Pasadena Chalk Festival: classical, contemporary, whimsical, socially relevant. Teams and Individual artists represent schools, creative companies, cultural organizations and artistic families.
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Join HANDS4HOPE for their 2019 Academic Summer Camp

"Love helping kids? Join HANDS4HOPE LA during their 6 Week Academic Summer Camp. They help kids ages 8-14 get stronger in the subjects they are weak in. HANDS4HOPE LA does this by using fun hands-on project based workshops, led by staff and guest instructors as well as field trips. This kind of academic engagement helps to reduce summer learning loss. High School Teens (14 and older) are able to volunteer as Summer Camp Assistants and gain the community Service Hours required by their schools."
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Afternoon at 2pm

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we make Summer in a Jar Lemonade Kits for PATH! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

Join LATM Mentor Youth about College Readiness

Join LATM's Summer Leadership Camp, a unique, week-long, college readiness camp offered to at-risk middle school students throughout Los Angeles. Facilitators will work in pairs with a team of 15-20 middle school students to complete their college related curriculum (including financial aid, admissions, and completing A-G courses) and create a culminating project they can be proud of! Many of the students will be the first in their families to attend college, so being familiar with the process of applying and attending college is a plus. This is a full-time, one week commitment, and is a great opportunity for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in the education, child development, or social work fields. The commitment includes a training along with a week of camp facilitation. LATM staff is on hand to support all volunteers throughout their experience. Potential Facilitators Must Possess:Desire and ability to work with children, ability to be a positive member of a Facilitation team, ability to accept supervision and guidance (coaching, support), Good character, integrity and adaptability, Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control, Filling out our Camp Facilitator application completely, Attend a Training (Date TBD), Pass a background check.
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Help Coach the Youth at Los Angeles Team Mentoring

"Los Angeles Team Mentoring (LATM) specifically helps at-risk youth (ages 11-14) coming from foster care, juvenile probation and low-income households where most family members have not graduated from high school or college. Leadership Camp is a free 5-day college/career readiness program for middle school students. Youth learn from a team of dedicated volunteers in a supportive environment. LATM youth finish camp more CONFIDENT about attending college and OPTIMISTIC about their career goals! Camp will be held at Richard Merkin Middle School from June 17th through June 21st. LATM provides all necessary materials, breakfast, and lunch. For volunteer opportunities, click on a link below. Please specify whether you would like to facilitate or interview under the Leadership Camp Site Preference" section of the application. Facilitator 5 day commitment (8 hours a day); co-leads an assigned team of students through LATM's college/career readiness curriculum. nterviewer 1 day commitment (4 hours); conducts mock interviews & reviews student portfolios."
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Provide Services to Underserved with LA Family Housing

"Learn about homelessness in L.A. and then lead your own project to help LAFH provide services to those experiencing homelessness. This is an excellent way to fulfill service hours! YAC meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month. Must be 14 years or older and able to commit to monthly meetings as well as independent projects."
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Thursday Morning at 10am

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We've helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities all over town. JJoin us as we host a project for a local nonprofit! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

Join Tree People for their Park Work Day

Come to Tree People's beautiful 45-acre headquarters atop Mulholland Dr. where hikers, bikers and school children enjoy the trails, trees and views in one of L.A.'s most loved parks. Help keep the park looking great by maintaining the trails, removing invasive plants, regrading slopes to protect them from erosion, and working in their seedling nursery. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age.
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Sort and Pack Donations with LA Family Housing

Assist LAFH in sorting donations received and creating 360 hygiene kits per week in support of their participants. They sort donations every other Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 10 years or older

Join LATM Mentor Youth about College Readiness

Join LATM's Summer Leadership Camp, a unique, week-long, college readiness camp offered to at-risk middle school students throughout Los Angeles. Facilitators will work in pairs with a team of 15-20 middle school students to complete their college related curriculum (including financial aid, admissions, and completing A-G courses) and create a culminating project they can be proud of! Many of the students will be the first in their families to attend college, so being familiar with the process of applying and attending college is a plus. This is a full-time, one week commitment, and is a great opportunity for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in the education, child development, or social work fields. The commitment includes a training along with a week of camp facilitation. LATM staff is on hand to support all volunteers throughout their experience. Potential Facilitators Must Possess:Desire and ability to work with children, ability to be a positive member of a Facilitation team, ability to accept supervision and guidance (coaching, support), Good character, integrity and adaptability, Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control, Filling out our Camp Facilitator application completely, Attend a Training (Date TBD), Pass a background check.
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Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Join Alexandria House for their Annual Volunteer BBQ & Ice Cream Social

Join Alexandria House for their Annual Volunteer BBQ & Ice Cream Social! They want to say "thank you" to all their past & current volunteers and use this opportunity to introduce Alexandria House to all their new volunteers. Event details are still to come, please contact madison@alexandriahouse.org if you're interested in attending and/or volunteering.
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Harvest Fresh Food with Food Forward

Volunteers will be collecting the beautiful fresh fruit that would otherwise go to waste, and donating 100% to local hunger-relief agencies. Join the Volunteer Harvest Team to help pick as much fruit as possible from trees, and pack it into boxes to be donated. Volunteers should be comfortable picking and carrying boxes of fruit, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the fruit. This opportunity is open to volunteers 5 years old and older, though children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
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Harvest Fresh Food with Food Forward

Volunteers will be collecting the beautiful fresh fruit that would otherwise go to waste, and donating 100% to local hunger-relief agencies. Join the Volunteer Harvest Team to help pick as much fruit as possible from trees, and pack it into boxes to be donated. Volunteers should be comfortable picking and carrying boxes of fruit, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the fruit. This opportunity is open to volunteers 5 years old and older, though children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
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Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservatory for their Outdoor Volunteer Day

Volunteers will be working to remove invasive weeds which degrade important wildlife habitat and will be replacing them with native, drought tolerant plants! Please meet at the Alta Vicente trailhead next to St Paul's Lutheran Church at 31290 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. Please do not park in the church parking lot. Park on the street. Extra parking can be found in Golden Cove Shopping Center. Volunteers will be working outdoors, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. A reusable water bottle is recommended. Thank you for volunteering to conserve the Palos Verdes Peninsula! For more info contact: info@pvplc.org
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Mentor youth as a Summer Adventures Day Camp Counselor n Racho Los Cerritos

"High School Teens can rack up service learning hours being teen counselors at Summer Adventures Day Camp. The three 1-week sessions (July 22-Aug 9) are held in the Rancho's beautiful backyard and are lots of fun for the campers and counselors alike. Find out all about this valuable volunteer opportunity at the information Session. You must be able to attend the training day the week before camp starts from 9 to 3:30 to be a camp counselor. There are also volunteer opportunities besides being a camp counselor that you will find out about at this information session. Must be at least 14."
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Wednesday Morning at 10am

"Here's a way to help every other Wednesday throughout the summer! Join us for 2W@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a special event the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 10:00am - 11:30am to help local nonprofits. And what's extra special about these days? Our guests of honor will be wonderful and fun volunteers with some developmental challenges who want to give back and help others, from groups including our great old friends from AbilityFirst, ETTA and Giant Steps Training Programs, Inc. Join us as we pack End of the Month meal kits for Covenant House. For more info or to sign up, please email Tamara at tamara@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/2w10-2/"

Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Thursday Morning at 10am

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We've helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities all over town. Join us as we make sack lunches for Covenent House! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Make a difference in the life of children affected by HIV/AIDS at Summer Camp!

Camp Laurel's Summer Camp is a seven-day camp program for children and youth ages 6-17 affected by HIV/AIDS. Summer Camp focuses on building the bonds that help to create a solid foundation on which the children can grow. The programming, while catering to the fragile physical and mental health of the children and youth, works to increase each participant's self-esteem while empowering them to develop the important life skills needed to build independent, successful and healthy lives. During the program, peer support groups are formed that last long after the camp program is finished. Campers experience exciting activities such as high ropes, low ropes, archery, cooking, photography and so much more! At least a high school graduate or equivalent and no less than 18 years of age. Summer Camp Volunteer Dates: June 29-July 6, 2019. Mandatory Volunteer Training: June 1 and June 2, 2019.
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Volunteer at CicLAvia-Mid City meets Pico Union

"Whether you're sixteen or sixty, an individual or with a group, there are many ways for CicLAvia fans to donate a few hours to the event. On the day of CicLAvia, enthusiastic supporters: Provide participants with route and activity information, Help with way-finding, slow zones and dismount areas, manage CicLAvia participant traffic at crossing points. CicLAvia does not provide or reimburse parking. Volunteers are encouraged you to take public transportation to your volunteer location! Minimum volunteer age is 14. Volunteer groups between the ages of 14 and 17 must be accompanied by an adult in a one to 15 adult to volunteer ratio. Multiple shifts available. Please go to their website and apply!"
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Serve a Meal with LA Family Housing

Assist LAFH kitchen staff in preparing and serving meals to their 250 Bridge Housing participants. They need volunteers 7 days a week for three shifts; breakfast 6:30am-9am, lunch 10:30am-1pm, dinner 4:30pm-7pm. Volunteers must be 16 years or older.
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Conduct Outreach with LA Family Housing

Help LAFH conduct outreach to people experiencing homelessness throughout the San Fernando Valley. The event hosts private and government agencies to provide wrap around services and begin engagement. Held once a month, date varies. Shifts are from 7:30 am - 10:00 am and 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Must be 18 years or older
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Team Up with The Salvation Army Glendale’s Food Pantry to Help Serve Hundreds of Individuals and Families

The Salvation Army Glendale's Food Pantry program serves hundreds of individuals and families every month. They have recently transitioned into a 'marketplace' system, which gives their clients the independence to choose their own food options. In order to serve their community, they need volunteers to help maintain the pantry by spending a couple of hours each week performing one (or more) of the following tasks: 1. Sort incoming food donations by type. 2. Place sorted foods in the designated area. 3. Help restock the marketplace floor as needed. 4. Assist/interact with clients. They have opportunities available Monday through Friday. This is a great opportunity to serve the community! For questions please contact Lt Jennifer Shiflett (818) 246-5586 Volunteers under 18 years old need to be supervised by an adult. Additionally, this opportunity involves the lifting of light weight items such as canned food, bread, etc. Second location: Glendale Corps Food Pantry 801 South Central Avenue Glendale CA. 91204-2053
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Help The Salvation Army Burbank Corps Prepare Food Boxes

The Salvation Army Burbank Corps offers food boxes to individuals and families providing 3-5 days' worth of food. Volunteers are needed to provide a cheerful and helpful attitude to those requesting help. Consistent long term volunteers are desired; however one time volunteers are welcome also! Available shifts: Monday - Friday 10am-1pm: help serve their guests Monday - Friday 2pm-5pm: help get the food bank ready for the next day. Other duties would include help with sorting of canned food donations, stocking shelves, keeping warehouse organized, and other various needs as they arise. This is a 18+ opportunity. Contact Lt. Kelly Berggren at 818-845-7214 or email brittany.baker@usw.salvationarmy.org
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Serve Meals to the Men and Women of the Bell Shelter

Help is always needed to serve meals to the men and women of the Bell Shelter. Volunteers are needed to prep and serve breakfast, lunch or dinner. Minors must have an adult with them. Contact Amie Carrillo to sign up! Email amie.carrillo@usw.salvationarmy.org or call 323-263-1206 ext 231
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Interact with the Seniors at The Salvation Army and Lead Various Actiivities

The Salvation Army's Silvercrest in Lake View Terrace, CA is looking for volunteers leaders who like interacting with seniors and can lead various activities such as arts and crafts or group excercise. And if you don't have a craft or activity, thats ok! Why not come by to lead a game of bingo? Let them know what you want to do and they are open to discussing your ideas! They are also in need of volunteers who can be translators or teach ESL. The most common language is Spanish. Looking for people who are available to come in either Monday or Tuesday for 1-2 hours sometime between 9am-4pm. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Hugo Fuentes (818) 899-4184 for more info.
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Lead Group Exercise Clases at The Salvation Army Weingart Center in Hollywood

The Salvation Army Weingart Center in Hollywood, CA is looking for volunteers to lead group exercise classes (yoga, zumba, aerobics, etc). Available class times are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays 10am-1pm for Seniors Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 5pm-7pm for Adults If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity please contact Amanda Soto (Amanda.Soto@usw.salvationarmy.org) with experience and availability. The Salvation Army Weingart Youth Center has become a safe haven for boys and girls, many of whom come from single-parent households, and live in low-income areas which make them vulnerable to juvenile crime. The Center provides for their physical and educational needs through a number of enrichment activities, including after school youth programs, computer instruction, sports, arts & crafts and homework assistance. Adults and seniors are also served on a limited basis with low-impact aerobics and work-related computer instruction.
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Serve Meals to the Homeless at The Weingart Center

"Use the generosity of the holiday season to discover ways to help all year long. Volunteers help the Weingart Center provide life transformations for homeless individuals in Los Angeles and they would love to have you join their efforts as a volunteer! Typical volunteer opportunities are Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. Helping to prepare and serve breakfast, lunch or dinner can be done based on the day of the week, including weekends (adults only). Liability issues preclude after-hours volunteer work. If you are 17 or younger you must be accompanied by a guardian. For more information regarding volunteer opportunities, please contact development@weingart.org or call 213-627-5302."
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Big Sunday’s 1st Annual Bowling Bash

At Big Sunday, we love bringing people together.  To kick off the summer, we’ve decided to start an annual tradition – Big Sunday’s 1stAnnual Bowling Bash! We’re inviting lots of people of all ages, from all walks of life, for 2 hours of bowling, pizza, and fun. Guests will include friends of all different ages and various challenges. Many don’t get to go bowling often, if ever. (Although we hear one senior bowling has a way of getting lots of strikes!) We need other folks to come bowl with them, hang out with them, and show them a good time. All ages welcome. Groups (up to 5 people) welcome, too!  Sign up below to join us at Corbin Bowl in Tarzana on June 19th from 11am – 1pm.  We’ll see you there! BTW: Would you or your group be interested in being a sponsor of this event? (Sponsorships are $2500 & $1000, and $500 and allow us to keep all our programs free!) Contact david@bigsunday.org.

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Join Reading for Kids for their Reading Clubs

"Reading to Kids organizes monthly reading clubs on the second Saturday of every month at eight downtown Los Angeles elementary schools. The reading clubs run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pairs of volunteer readers read aloud to small groups of students from the elementary school (typically between 4 and 6 children per group) in a fun environment. Teachers at the elementary school provide supervision and guidance throughout the morning. To volunteer at the next reading clubs, please visit http://www.readingtokids.org where you'll need to register and RSVP. For more information, please feel free to e-mail at info@readingtokids.org or call (310) 479-7455. For exact locations, please visit http://www.readingtokids.org. Volunteers must be 18 or older to volunteer with Reading to Kids. Requirements & Commitment: Background Check Must be at least 18 . Time commitemnt is 3 hours a month."
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Afternoon at 2pm

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we make housewarming gifts for a local nonprofit! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

Provide Services to Underserved with LA Family Housing

"Learn about homelessness in L.A. and then lead your own project to help LAFH provide services to those experiencing homelessness. This is an excellent way to fulfill service hours! YAC meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month. Must be 14 years or older and able to commit to monthly meetings as well as independent projects."
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Wednesday Morning at 10am

"Here's a way to help every other Wednesday throughout the summer! Join us for 2W@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a special event the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 10:00am - 11:30am to help local nonprofits. And what's extra special about these days? Our guests of honor will be wonderful and fun volunteers with some developmental challenges who want to give back and help others, from groups including our great old friends from AbilityFirst, ETTA and Giant Steps Training Programs, Inc. Join us as we host a project for a local nonprofit! For more info or to sign up, please email Tamara at tamara@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/2w10-2/"

Be a Volunteer Artist with Venice Arts

"Venice Arts is always interested in finding qualified artist-mentors who can assist with their free media arts workshops for low-income youth, ages 6-18. Help ignite youth's imagination, mentor their creativity, and expand their sense of possibility! Professionals and college students with background qualifications in the following may apply: photography, film/video, animation, multimedia and/or visual arts. Many of their mentors use volunteering as a way to gain teaching experience in their field. Others simply want to inspire young people to hone their craft. Volunteers will be trained by Venice Arts staff and given artist mentor assignments, in their Venice programs, and/or at offsite partner locations. They are currently looking for Volunteer Artist Mentors for our Summer Camp which will take place from July 1-26, 2019. Classes meet in our space Monday through Friday either from 9-12 or 2-5 depending on age grouop. They are flexible with schedules."
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Wednesday Morning at 10am

"Here's a way to help every other Wednesday throughout the summer! Join us for 2W@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a special event the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 10:00am - 11:30am to help local nonprofits. And what's extra special about these days? Our guests of honor will be wonderful and fun volunteers with some developmental challenges who want to give back and help others, from groups including our great old friends from AbilityFirst, ETTA and Giant Steps Training Programs, Inc. Join us as we pack End of the Month Club Meal Kits for Covenant House. For more info or to sign up, please email Tamara at tamara@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/2w10-2/"

Provide Services to Underserved with LA Family Housing

"Learn about homelessness in L.A. and then lead your own project to help LAFH provide services to those experiencing homelessness. This is an excellent way to fulfill service hours! YAC meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month. Must be 14 years or older and able to commit to monthly meetings as well as independent projects."
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Join Reading for Kids for their Reading Clubs

"Reading to Kids organizes monthly reading clubs on the second Saturday of every month at eight downtown Los Angeles elementary schools. The reading clubs run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pairs of volunteer readers read aloud to small groups of students from the elementary school (typically between 4 and 6 children per group) in a fun environment. Teachers at the elementary school provide supervision and guidance throughout the morning. To volunteer at the next reading clubs, please visit http://www.readingtokids.org where you'll need to register and RSVP. For more information, please feel free to e-mail at info@readingtokids.org or call (310) 479-7455. For exact locations, please visit http://www.readingtokids.org. Volunteers must be 18 or older to volunteer with Reading to Kids. Requirements & Commitment: Background Check Must be at least 18 . Time commitemnt is 3 hours a month check out http://readingtokids.org/RSVP/VolRSVPConnect.php"
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Join Meals on Wheels Long Beach 5K/10K

"Meals on Wheels of Long Beach (MOWLB) invites all runners, walkers and those with wheelchairs to join them for our 4th Annual 5K/10K event co-sponsored by Long Beach City College Cross Country and Track & Field Department. Everyone from the competitive runner to the recreational runner or walker is welcome! The net proceeds from the event will be used to fund their home-deilvered meal program, providing meals with a friendly visit for low-income homebound seniors, veterans and the disabled across Long Beach, Signal Hill, and Leisure World in Seal Beach. FREE PARKING at the south end of the stadium lot."

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Wednesday Morning at 10am

"Here's a way to help every other Wednesday throughout the summer! Join us for 2W@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a special event the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 10:00am - 11:30am to help local nonprofits. And what's extra special about these days? Our guests of honor will be wonderful and fun volunteers with some developmental challenges who want to give back and help others, from groups including our great old friends from AbilityFirst, ETTA and Giant Steps Training Programs, Inc. Join us as we make soup in a jar kits for local nonprofits. For more info or to sign up, please email Tamara at tamara@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/2w10-2/"

Summer Homework Tutors needed for Olive Crest

"We are looking for volunteers age 16 and older, to tutor elementary and middle school students during the summer. Tutors must possess a passion for helping students learn and have the knowledge and skills to help students find new ways to look at difficult skills and concepts. As a tutor, you must have patience, as many students you work with will have trouble understanding the content you are trying to help them with. You must also have a positive attitude and know ways to motivate students when they become frustrated by material they do not understand. Olive Crest homework help program is a free program to their clients and community. Duties: Ask students about specific topics or subject areas that are giving them trouble or that warrant further exploration. Review recent homework assignment and test scores, and work through problems or questions that the student did not answer correctly. A tutor may also help students develop study skills and organization techniques to help improve their academic performance. Communicate with Family Resource Center Coordinator about trouble areas or any other issue that requires attention. TB-Test required for all volunteers. Volunteers over 18 will need a live scan, volunteers must be at least 16. Schedule: Olive Crest offers summer tutoring three times a week. Tuesday through Thursday, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Make a commitment of a minimum twice a week of the three months to the program."
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Pack Hygiene Boxes for MACHAO Orphanage

"Volunteers on Sunday July 2 from 2:00 - 7:00pm will be helping pack boxes (taping, labeling them, etc.) which are filled with backpacks with hygiene items collected throughout the year for the 43 orphans they care for at the MACHAO Orphanage. These orphans in Makueni, Kenya are provided with a solid education and the means for long-term agriculture 100% through the generosity of donors. There will also be labor involved in transporting the boxes from the office to the vans/cars outside. Volunteers on Sunday, July 2 will also be packing candies for the children. This is one of the last steps before they can successfully make our journey to Kenya. MACHAO Orphanage Foundation would love your company and appreciate a couple of hours of your time! School and community service hours can be granted. Friends, family members, and groups are warmly welcomed to come. Email them at juanita@machaoorphanage.org for more information."
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Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Sort and Pack Donations with LA Family Housing

Assist LAFH in sorting donations received and creating 360 hygiene kits per week in support of their participants. They sort donations every other Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 10 years or older
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Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Celebrate with PUENTE at their Back to School Bash

PUENTE will be hosting a Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 24, 2019, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. The event will be a community celebration with food, music, community resources, and a raffle to raise money for PUENTE programs. Sponsorships are available. Food and raffle tickets are available for purchase at PUENTE Learning Center. For more please contact Antonio Gomez at antonio@puente.org
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Help Prep Produce for the MudTown Farmers Market in Watts

Volunteers will be sorting and cleaning produce provided by Food Forward in preparation for a free farmers market at Watts Labor Community Action Committee. Volunteers should be comfortable standing for long periods of time, carrying boxes up to 25 pounds, and sorting out good produce from compostable produce. This opportunity is open to adults 18 years old and older.
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Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Sort Food with AIDS Project L.A.

Prepare nutritious grocery bags for those living with HIV/AIDS. APLA Health and Wellnes is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. Volunteers help prepare grocery and nutrition bags for distribution through the Necessities of Life Program, which provides food and other basic necessities to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. APLA policy prohibits the following: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, or open-toe shoes. Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Afternoon at 2pm

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we make animal blanets for the Amanda Foundation! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Thursday Morning at 10am

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We've helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities all over town. Join us as we create cards for Back to School Night recipient schools! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

Sort Food with AIDS Project L.A.

Prepare nutritious grocery bags for those living with HIV/AIDS. APLA Health and Wellnes is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. Volunteers help prepare grocery and nutrition bags for distribution through the Necessities of Life Program, which provides food and other basic necessities to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. APLA policy prohibits the following: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, or open-toe shoes. Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+
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Help Prep Produce for the MudTown Farmers Market in Watts

Volunteers will be sorting and cleaning produce provided by Food Forward in preparation for a free farmers market at Watts Labor Community Action Committee. Volunteers should be comfortable standing for long periods of time, carrying boxes up to 25 pounds, and sorting out good produce from compostable produce. This opportunity is open to adults 18 years old and older.
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Afternoon at 2pm

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we pack back to school kits for Boys and Girls Club of Hollywood! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

Join TreePeople, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for Forest Restoration

Join TreePeople, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and iHeart Radio in the beautiful San Francisquito Canyon of the Angeles National Forest for a special iHeart Replant SoCal event, where we will be caring for the trees in our environment. Below the rocky hills of the Sierra Pelona mountains, next to a creek leading to the Santa Clara River, we will be restoring an area of the wildlands damaged by the Copper Fire by caring for the native chaparral plants which provide deer, coyotes and others with food and shelter. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age. Once you go online to RSVP, you will be sent the address
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Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Sort and Pack Donations with LA Family Housing

Assist LAFH in sorting donations received and creating 360 hygiene kits per week in support of their participants. They sort donations every other Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 10 years or older

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Thursday Morning at 10am

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We've helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities all over town. Join us as we pack sack lunches for a local nonprofitl! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Afternoon at 2pm

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we make animal blanets for the Amanda Foundation! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

Go All In for Etta’s Charity Poker Tournament

Join Etta along with celebreties and athelets for their charity poker tournament and Monte Carlo night fro an unforgettable night. It will be held at the Sports Museum of LA which houses the largest known private collection of sports memorabilia in the world! Come eat, drink and mingle for a good cause.
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Join TreePeople, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for Forest Restoration

Join TreePeople, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and iHeart Radio in the beautiful San Francisquito Canyon of the Angeles National Forest for a special iHeart Replant SoCal event, where we will be caring for the trees in our environment. Below the rocky hills of the Sierra Pelona mountains, next to a creek leading to the Santa Clara River, we will be restoring an area of the wildlands damaged by the Copper Fire by caring for the native chaparral plants which provide deer, coyotes and others with food and shelter. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age. Once you go online to RSVP, you will be sent the address.
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Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Join Tree People for their Park Work Day

Come to Tree People's beautiful 45-acre headquarters atop Mulholland Dr. where hikers, bikers and school children enjoy the trails, trees and views in one of L.A.'s most loved parks. Help keep the park looking great by maintaining the trails, removing invasive plants, regrading slopes to protect them from erosion, and working in their seedling nursery. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age.
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Thursday Morning at 10am

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We've helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities all over town. Join us as we host a project for a local nonprofit! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

Be a Kitchen Volunteer at Tool For Peace Summer Teen Camp

The Volunteer Kitchen Support is responsible for supporting the Head Chef and Sous Chef in the camp kitchen that serves up to 65 people three times per day. The Volunteer Kitchen Support will assist the Head Chef and Sous Chef in serving meals and snacks, cleanup of food tent and kitchen after meals, and in minor preparation, if requested. Responsibilities also include ensuring all kitchen equipment and materials are cleaned and operating at the highest standards possible and will work with the Tools for Peace Summer Teen Camp team to ensure a safe, healthy, camp community. Applicants should also be comfortable spending a week in a rustic mountain forest setting.This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Tools For Peace will provide room and board for Kitchen Support during their Annual Teen Summer Camp (Staff dates: July 25/26-August 3/4, Camper Dates: July 28-August 3). Constant standing with some walking, be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours)Be able to reach, bend, stoop, and frequently lift/move up to 35 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds. Volunteers must be 18 years or older with at least 2 years work experience in youth development. Comfortable working with and around youth. Able to follow oral and written instructions. Dependable and even-tempered. Able to identify and work with diverse abilities. Culturally aware/sensitive and able to work with lead diverse teams and individuals, Sense of humor, patience, team player, First Aid and CPR training preferred, A background check and TB test must be completed by accepted applicants.
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Afternoon at 2pm

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we assemble spa care packages for Alcoholism Center for Women! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Help Out at The Salvation Army’s Alegria’s Monthly Bingo

Every 3rd Saturday of the month The Salvation Army's Alegria in Silverlake hosts a bingo event for the resident families. Volunteers are always needed to assist with setting up, distributing the bingo supplies & refreshments, call bingo numbers, and help with other duties as needed. More importantly, they need volunteers who want to have fun and interact with the families! Please contact Laine Faust if you are interested in volunteering for this monthly event. Laine.Faust@usw.salvationarmy.org
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Join Heal the Bay for their Nothin’ but Sand Beach Cleanup

Help Heal the Bay make Nothin' But Sand a zero-waste event! Each volunteer will need to register individually unless you bring a group. Register groups of 2-100 people under the Youth Group ticket type. Overflow Admission: When the general admission sells out, you can still register, however you will be responsible for bringing your own cleanup supplies: a bucket or trash bag, and a garden glove or latex gloves. All volunteers must sign online waiver or bring a signed waiver form. Bring cash if you plan to park in the lot (there is no discounted parking) or come early to find street metered parking. Volunteers 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers under 18 must have a waiver signed by parent or guardian. Service hour forms will be signed by the beach captain at the end of the cleanup. Buckets, garden gloves, water, and healthy KIND Snacks will be provided, but they encourage you to bring your own cleanup supplies and a reusable water bottle to reduce our environmental footprint. Please be prepared to be outside for 2-3 hours. Beach weather can be unpredictably hot or cold, so they recommend dressing in layers. Check website to register! Note: Nothin' But Sand is a rain or shine event. Cleanups are only cancelled for lightning or thunderstorms. They will still hold the cleanup in light and steady rain. Meet at Venice Beach Pier - Tower Buccaneer, South of Pier.
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Sort and Pack Donations with LA Family Housing

Assist LAFH in sorting donations received and creating 360 hygiene kits per week in support of their participants. They sort donations every other Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 10 years or older

Join Tree People for their Park Work Day

Come to Tree People's beautiful 45-acre headquarters atop Mulholland Dr. where hikers, bikers and school children enjoy the trails, trees and views in one of L.A.'s most loved parks. Help keep the park looking great by maintaining the trails, removing invasive plants, regrading slopes to protect them from erosion, and working in their seedling nursery. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age.
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Help Prep Produce for the MudTown Farmers Market in Watts

Volunteers will be sorting and cleaning produce provided by Food Forward in preparation for a free farmers market at Watts Labor Community Action Committee. Volunteers should be comfortable standing for long periods of time, carrying boxes up to 25 pounds, and sorting out good produce from compostable produce. This opportunity is open to adults 18 years old and older.
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Help Clean the Neighborhood with LA Family Housing

Help LAFH and the community by being a good steward of the neighborhood they live and work in by participating in their monthly community cleanup. Beautify the neighborhood and engage with participants in Bridge Housing. This event is held on the first Friday of every month from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 16 years or older

Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Join Tree People for their Park Work Day

Come to Tree People's beautiful 45-acre headquarters atop Mulholland Dr. where hikers, bikers and school children enjoy the trails, trees and views in one of L.A.'s most loved parks. Help keep the park looking great by maintaining the trails, removing invasive plants, regrading slopes to protect them from erosion, and working in their seedling nursery. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age.
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Thursday Morning at 10am

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we'll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. We've helped lots of shelters, hospitals and senior facilities all over town. Join us as wetie dye Big SUnday t-shorts for our July Harbor Cruise! For more info or to sign up, please email Rob at rob@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

Sort Food with AIDS Project L.A.

Prepare nutritious grocery bags for those living with HIV/AIDS. APLA Health and Wellnes is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. Volunteers help prepare grocery and nutrition bags for distribution through the Necessities of Life Program, which provides food and other basic necessities to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. APLA policy prohibits the following: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, or open-toe shoes. Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+.
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Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Sort and Pack Donations with LA Family Housing

Assist LAFH in sorting donations received and creating 360 hygiene kits per week in support of their participants. They sort donations every other Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 10 years or older

Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Help Prep Produce for the MudTown Farmers Market in Watts

Volunteers will be sorting and cleaning produce provided by Food Forward in preparation for a free farmers market at Watts Labor Community Action Committee. Volunteers should be comfortable standing for long periods of time, carrying boxes up to 25 pounds, and sorting out good produce from compostable produce. This opportunity is open to adults 18 years old and older.
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Sort Food with AIDS Project L.A.

Prepare nutritious grocery bags for those living with HIV/AIDS. APLA Health and Wellnes is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. Volunteers help prepare grocery and nutrition bags for distribution through the Necessities of Life Program, which provides food and other basic necessities to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. APLA policy prohibits the following: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, or open-toe shoes. Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+.
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Help Feed Long Beach with City HeART

Join City HeART every Tuesday morning at Beacon for Him Ministries. Volunteers will assemble nearly 100 sack lunches for folks who are homeless in Long Beach.
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Work the Soup Line with Beacon for Him Ministries

At Beacon for Him Ministries they love volunteers! Opportunities to serve include working on the soupline, in the kitchen, in the dining hall, or in the library for their Monday morning soup service from 9:00 until noon. They're also looking for more soup-makers for Monday soup line!
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Help Organize LA Family Housing’s Donations

La Family Housing is in need of volunteers to help organize the many donations they receive. They have a donations storage that is in need of some love. Volunteers are needed to sort, empty, identify and label products in store. This event occors every Monday from 2pm-4pm.
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Assist in Preparing and Distributing Sack Lunches for The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers with a desire to serve. Volunteers are needed to prepare sack lunches and distribute to homeless individuals that stop by the Corps for lunch. Monday through Friday 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Contact Roy Snapp-Kolas 310-677-3375 to sign up!
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Participate in California Native Plant Society’s Garden Day

The mission of CNPS is to conserve California native plants and their natural habitats, and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants. They achieve this mission at the native garden days at Point Vicente Interpretive Center through community based native gardening. Volunteers learn about California native gardening which gazing out at the Pacific Ocean at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center. The garden provides important habitat for endangered species and inspires people to plant local. The volunteer maintenance of the garden is critical to it's success. Volunteers will be pruning, weeding, watering, spreading or collecting native seeds, learning irrigation systems, planting, and mulching the oceanside garden. This opportunity occurs every Sunday from 10am to 12pm.
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Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org
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Join PATH – Santa Barbara as They Host Their Third Annual Making It Home Tour

"PATH will host their third annual Making It Home Tour a celebration of home and the spirt of the Santa Barbara community. You are invited to join them for this exclusive look into some of the most elegant homes and estates in Santa Barbara, all in support of ending homelessness. This unique event will feature a guided tour through luxury area homes aboard a historic Santa Barbara trolley, including food and wine pairings from exclusive chefs and local restaurants at each stop. The celebration will continue with a reception at the Sonos campus in Downtown Santa Barbara, where guests will enjoy music, raffles, and a wide variety of exciting food and drink. Tickets ranch from $150-$175"
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Support Blind Children’s Center’s Celebrity Golf Classic

The Tom Sullivan Blind Children's Center 25th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic will return to the historic Riviera Country Club in beautiful Pacific Palisades, California. Join the Blind Children's Center for a day on the course that is on every golfer's wish list. Meet celebrities from the big and small screens and sports figures. Accepting reservations now. All proceeds to benefit the Blind Children's Center
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Join Western Center on Law and Poverty’s Spring Fundraiser- Fair Shake

"For half a century, Western Center on Law & Poverty has been a leader in the fight for justice and opportunity for all Californians. Fair Shake is Western Center's spring fundraiser. Western Center's 30-member Advisory Board, comprised of attorneys throughout Los Angeles, invite summer associates from prestigious law firms, as well as community partners, legal aid attorneys, philanthropists and foundation representatives to celebrate, eat, drink and this year, compete in a Trivia Contest. All proceeds allow Western Center to continue its fight on behalf of the nearly eight million Californians living in poverty. Each year, they honor attorneys whose integrity and work reflect the values that are the bedrock of their organization - social justice, equal rights and a strong safety net. For more info please visit: https://wclp.org/event/fair-shake-2019-cicada-617-s-olive-st-los-angeles-ca-90014-june-12th/"
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Support Crete Academy’s Summer Camps

"Crete Academy mission is to deliver 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. Curently, they are in need of monetary donations to send their gifted and talented students to summer camps."
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Donate Wishlist Items for Kids In Need Of Defence’s Young Clients

KIND is a non-profit organization that provides pro-bono legal representation to unaccompanied minors. Our goal is to ensure that no child appears in immigration court without an attorney. You can help a child in our Los Angeles office by directly donating items on their Amazon Wish List! Items on their Wish List include: toiletries | school supplies | books http://a.co/6SJleGo KIND is a non-profit organization that provides pro-bono legal representation to unaccompanied minors. Their goal is to ensure that no child appears in immigration court without an attorney. You can help a child in their Los Angeles office by directly donating items on their Amazon Wish List! Items on their Wish List include: toiletries | school supplies | books http://a.co/6SJleGo

Help Fill the Pantry at Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern California

Help Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern California fill their Parent Food Pantry that is located inside the Loma Linda Children's Hospital Hematology/Oncology Unit. They are in need of microwavable dinners that can be stored at room temperature. (No Frozen Foods) For example, Cup of Noodles, Hormel Dinners, etc. Parent Food Pantry! Help them fill their Parent Food Pantry that is located inside the Loma Linda Children's Hospital Hematology/Oncology Unit. This allows the parents to have a decent meal, without leaving their child's beside too long. They are in need of microwavable dinners that can be stored at room temperature and individual chips. (No Frozen Foods, please) For example, Cup of Noodles, Hormel Dinners, etc.
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Donate Key In-Kind Gifts to the Homeless at The Midnight Mission

Founded in 1914, The Midnight Mission offers paths to self-sufficiency to men, women and children who have lost direction. Their emergency services and 12-step recovery, family living, job training, education and workforce development programs offer a compassionate bridge to achieve and maintain healthy, productive lives. They remove obstacles and provide the accountability and structure that people who are experiencing homelessness need to be productive in their communities. Please donate much-needed items from The Midnight Mission Wish List in kind, including: Art Supplies (sketch paper & coloring books); Bath Towels; Can Openers; Copy Paper (letter and legal, white); Deodorant; Disposable Razors; First Aid Kits; Hygiene Kits (toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant & soap); Kitchen Aprons; Kitchen Towels; Laundry Detergent; Men's Socks & Underwear (NEW); Non-perishable Canned Goods; Office/School Supplies (letter & legal pads, pens & staples); Ponchos; Shaving Cream; Soap; Toilet Paper; Trash Bags (40 gal); Twin Size Bed Sheets (used or new, flat or fitted) and Bottled Water. To learn more about donating these items, please visit https://www.midnightmission.org/donate.
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Donate Wishlist Items to Alexandria House’s Back to School Event

"For the month of July, Alexandria House is hosting a Back-to-School drive to collect school supplies for the children they serve. Their wishlist includes: pencils (No. 2 & mechanical), pens (all colors), graphing paper & notebook, lined paper (college-ruled preferred), plastic folders & dividers, scissors (kids-sized), rulers & protractors, glue (sticks & liquid), highlighters, colored pencils & crayons, calculators (regular & scientific), mini-staplers, white-out (liquid & tape), post-its, backpacks & lunch boxes, mini hand-sanitizers, erasers: pencil-top & regular, pencil pouches, 1-inch binders, index cards: colors & white, lined, poster boards (white), reusable water bottles, dry-erase board spray cleaner, markers: thin & thick, permanent, washable, and dry-erase, notebooks: single & 3-subject, spiral-bound and composition. They also accept monetary donations on their website: www.alexandriahouse.org/donate."

Help Out at Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson End of Summer Party

Come join Infinity Camp 2019! This is the theme of their Summer Camp. Every summer on the last week they have a big party for all of their members. This year, they plan to host the party on Wednesday, August 1st. They are in need of school supplies like pencils, markers, paper, backpacks, etc. Their members will be getting ready to return to school and getting these at the BGCC would be a huge resource to their families. For this event, they will rent jumpers, have various activities throughout the day and on their way out they get to take any available giveaways.
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Join the Illumination Foundation’s Carnival for Kids

Bring your family out to celebrate the new school year alongside Illumination Foundation's families! This thrilling day will include: Rides, games, food, and live music! Free admission and free parking will be provided. All proceeds will benefit homeless families in Orange County! For additional information, please contact Caroline Horstmann at chorstmann@ifhomeless.org You can also help sponsor a child. Many of us think of summer as a wonderful, happy time when kids can be kids. For as many as 32,000 unstably housed children, however, this is far from reality. This summer, The Illumination Foundation is aiming to sponsor 600 children to attend Carnival For Kids, and give these kids an opportunity to enjoy summer, experience a day of fun, and prepare for the school year. With each sponsorship, a low-income or unstably housed child will receive: an unlimited ride wristband, a food, drink and dessert meal ticket, and school supply carnival prizes to get them ready for the new school year!

Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org

Join Safe Place for Youth for their 4th Annual Gala

"Safe Place for Youth (SPY) provides life-saving support to homeless and at-risk youth ages 12-25 in West Los Angeles. Join SPY on Sunday, June 2, 2019 for their 4th Annual Gala: Thrive! This year's benefit will celebrate community leaders and the resilient homeless youth who inspire us daily. Join SPY for a night of delicious food and drinks, live music, silent auction and much more! All funds raised from SPY's Gala will go directly towards providing resources to over 1,400 youth annually. They are proud to be honoring Evan Spiegel, CEO and Co-Founder of Snap Inc., for his generosity and commitment to the fight against homelessness in our community. They will be giving the Community Support Award to their 2018 Host Home program volunteers Marlene and Michael Rapkin and Lijah Barasz and Wes High who have exemplified the power of community by opening their homes to the young people they serve. This year, delicious food will be provided by Bettolino Kitchen and new SPY partner Bread Head will provide desserts featuring ingredients from their new community garden! Click link to purchase tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spys-4th-annual-gala-tickets-59226860133"

Help Distribute Food and Clothing to the Homeless with Food on Foot

"You can help distribute food and clothing to the homeless and poor with Food on Foot on any Sunday, from 3:15pm to 5:00pm, at Food on Foot's Hollywood location (1625 N. Schrader Blvd.) Devoting 90 minutes of your time has a positive and heartwarming impact on the homeless that you serve. Food on Foot are kid friendly too! They encourage you to bring your children and inspire them to give back to their community. (All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult). Volunteering requires a $25 per person donation, including children. Your gift will go towards funding for the food and gift cards you will help distribute on Sunday afternoon. Use their online volunteer sign-up (link below), and show up. It's surprisingly easy ‰ÛÒ and a few hundred people will thank you for it. In the private parking lot of the Los Angeles LGBT Center (Schrader is one block west of Wilcox, between Sunset & Hollywood Blvds.) Children ages 6 and up are welcome to attend! (All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)."

Join Assistance Leaque of Los Angeles Prep for their Back to School Event

Help Assistance League of Los Angeles prepare for thousands of low-income children to go back to school in the fall! This FREE event is open to ALL ages. Families, corporate volunteers, groups and individuals are welcome with advance registration! Event activities include: School supply drive to fill 500+ backpacks Book drive to collect 2,000 books Various sorting, assembling and arts & crafts stations

Join Students Run LA Kick Off the Summer for a 5k Race

Enjoy an easy, flat 5K course around the Griffith Park Golf Course. Following the 5K, enjoy free post-race snacks, a DJ, games, and reconnect with SRLA family. Registration is open to EVERYONE! All ages and experiances are welcome. If you are a SRLA alum or a Los Angeles run club member, please contact naomi@srla.org for a special discount code! Thru April 30th: $35 After May 1st: $40 All proceeds benefit the next generation of SRLA students. Online registration is available until Friday, June 8th at 11:59 am. Students Run LA has a NO REFUND policy. We do not offer any refunds or discount codes if you cancel your registration. Parking: Suggested to arrive 30 minutes before race start. Cars will enter from the north side of Crystal Springs Drive allowing for easy entry and exit from the park. Event schedule and times: Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. It is recommended you arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the race. Event Schedule 7:00 a.m. Check-in opens 8 a.m. 5K Fun Run / Walk 9:00 a.m. Refreshments, Games, Raffle 9:30 a.m. Post-run festivities 10:00 a.m. Festival concludes. All runners/walkers will receive a SRLA shirt, water, and snacks. Picnics Lots of green space to picnic with family and friends after the run!

Participate in AHEAD with Horses’ Children’s Demonstation and Fun Day

Every June, AHEAD With Horses Inc. holds their Annual Children's Demonstration and Fun Day. This is a day when all of the children in their program can showcase all of the wonders they have accomplished while riding a horse and have their friends and family cheer them on as they receive their Outstanding Achievement Awards. These accomplishments can range from now being able to lift their head, sit, use their hands and arms, move legs, stand, walk, speak or other communication, focus, follow directions, etc. These might seem like simple tasks to you, but to these children and their families, they can be life changing! Tickets are $14 adults, $7 children, under 3 free Ticket price includes BBQ lunch and a free toy for the kids. The event will include a demonstration by the AHEAD With Horses students, BBQ, Silent Auction, games, arts & crafts, a massage booth, and more! All proceeds benefit AHEAD With Horses, a non-profit developmental therapeutic riding program for children with disabilities.

Help Restore the Bolsa Chica Wetlands with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Public Service Days are held on the second Sunday and last Saturday of every month, and run from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM. Please come in closed-toe shoes, as you will be working in off-road terrain! Come prepared with sun protection with a water bottle, sun glasses, sun screen, and/or a hat! Ages 6 years-Adult. Donations of heavy duty trash bags assist us greatly! They recommend arriving 10 - 15 minutes early to secure parking. To that end, they also encourage carpooling whenever possible! If you have any questions, please contact via phone at (714) 846-1114 or via e-mail at kenny@bolsachica.org.

Help Distribute Food and Clothing to the Homeless with Food on Foot

"Devoting 90 minutes of your time has a positive and heartwarming impact on the homeless that you serve. Food on Foot are kid friendly too! They encourage you to bring your children and inspire them to give back to their community. (All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult). Volunteering requires a $25 per person donation, including children. Your gift will go towards funding for the food and gift cards you will help distribute on Sunday afternoon. Use their online volunteer sign-up (link below), and show up. It's surprisingly easy and a few hundred people will thank you for it. http://www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer/ Location: In the private parking lot of the Los Angeles LGBT Center (Schrader is one block west of Wilcox, between Sunset & Hollywood Blvds.)"

Join At The Crossroads for their Summer SunDay

"Summer SunDay is a peer-to-peer fundraising hike that raises much-needed support for At The Crossroads' work with young people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco. Join ATC on a beautiful hike, eat delicious food, and bond with other community members while raising vital funds for our work with young people on the streets. For more info please visit: https://fundraise.atthecrossroads.org/event/summer-sunday-2019/e224281"

Donate Much-Needed Art Supplies for Kids at Free Arts

Free Arts uses art to restore hope, resiliency, and self-esteem in children in Los Angeles ages 5-18 who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty and homelessness. They serve more than 22,000 children in Los Angeles each year via nearly 200 adult volunteer mentors. Help make a difference in empowering children through arts this summer by donating much-needed art supplies from Free Arts' Wish List! If you would like to get a copy of Free Arts' Wish List please email Karol@freearts.org. Other forms of donations can be made at http://www.freearts.org/donate/ Free Arts also has many volunteering opportunities, if you would like to be part of their programs please visit http://www.freearts.org/trainings/ for more information or email Karol@freearts.org.

“Donate Much-Needed Hygiene, Food & Clothing Items for the LA Mission”

"Consider sponsoring a hygiene drive among your friends and associates to assist the Los Angeles Mission in meeting a huge need. Their Friends and Neighbors who come to them every day for a shower and clean clothing, do not have access to hygiene products and toiletries unless the Mission supplies them. Their current gift-in-kind needs are: personal care items, nail clippers, lip balm, deodorant/antiperspirant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, mouthwash, razors, body wash, diapers, conditioner, hair gel/grease, hair brushes, formula, and shampoo. They would also like help collecting food and clothes. For suggested items check out their website. Donation Center Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-7pm Sat 7am-5pm Sun: Closed Please contact Tina Russek at (213) 629-1227 ext. 437 for questions or for more information."

Help Out at The House of Yahweh’s Thrift Shop

The House of Yahweh has a small but dedicated full time staff, whose commitment goes beyond any average job description. Another invaluable asset to their ministry are VOLUNTEERS. They have a large group of volunteers, of all ages, who come and help them prepare and distribute food boxes, as well as working in their thrift shops. Additionally volunteers work special projects and help raise monies and food. The House of Yahweh needs volunteers Monday through Saturday. One 4 hour shift can make a huge difference. There are many ways you can help. Please visit https://hoy-southbay.org/volunteer.html to check out a list of volunteer positions.

Start a Donation Drive to Support LA Family Housing

Support LAFH participants by recruiting friends, family, or coworkers to donate items from their wish list. This can be done at a time and place that works best for your group. They will schedule a drop off or pick up time. Any age is welcome! Please check their website for more info!

Help Provide Basic Necessities to People All year Long Through the LA Mission

"LA Mission serves thousands of people on Skid Row in all kinds of ways throughout the year. They have Friends and Neighbors who come every day for a shower and clean clothing, and do not have access to hygiene products and toiletries unless they supply them. For this reason a constant and abundant supply of these are required at the Mission. Without your help, they must purchase these products. Consider sponsoring a hygiene drive among your friends and associates to assist us in meeting this need. The following is a list of our current gift-in-kind needs: Personal Care Items - Nail Clippers - Lip Balm - Deodorant/antiperspirant - Toothpaste and Toothbrushes - Mouthwash - Razors - Body Wash - Diapers size 3, 4, 5, 6 - Conditioner - Hair gel/grease - Hair Brushes - Formula - Shampoo Serving 3 meals a day, every day, means that we go through an enormous amount of food. Food donations do not even begin to make a dent in what we need to provide 1,260 meals a day. You can help. Talk to your friends at work or at church and put together a food drive for the Mission. Use the suggestions on this page as a guide when collecting items for your donation. Food - Beef - Ham Cheese: Cheddar - Milk - Poultry - Veal / Monterey / Mozzarella - Butter / Margarine - Pork - Eggs - 90 lb for one serving / Slices or Block / Canned Cheese Clothing Items New Tube Socks New Underwear (Boxers) New Women's Undergarments (Sports Bras and Plus Sizes) Men's Pants (especially sizes 34 - 44) XL, XXL, XXXL Men's Shirts Men's Tennis Shoes Size 8 and Higher Shower Shoes Pajamas, Tops and Bottoms Teen Clothing. Donation Center Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-7pm Saturday 7am-5pm Sunday: Closed Please contact Tina Russek at (213) 629-1227 ext. 437 for questions or for more information."

Adopt/Foster a Basset Hound, Volunteer With or Donate to Daphneyland

If you're looking to help some very cute dogs, check this out: The Basset Rescue Network at DaphneyLand was founded in 2005 and is a group of volunteers who have come together for the rescue of basset hounds and to provide rehabilitation in the form of proper nutrition, supplemental care, veterinary care and behavioral modification to properly socialize the basset hounds in a pack environment. They promote educational programs of nutritional awareness, spaying and neutering of all animals to decrease the number of canines being euthanized in local animal shelters, companion animal care instruction and training, youth leadership programs, and community involvement through awareness campaigns, adoption events and military and family crisis programs. For more information on how to adopt or foster a hound, volunteer at Daphneyland or donate to this worthy cause, please call 661-269-2682.

Get Involved at the Child Care Resource Center’s Laughs4Literacy Fundraiser

"Get involved with CCRC! Spend your summer night with great friends, lots of laughs, and some amazing food at CCRC's Laughs4Literacy Fundraiser on Thursday, August 15th, from 6 pm to 9pm at Lucky Luke Brewing Co. in Palmdale! All attendees must be 21 or over. $35 General Admission ticket includes: A Comedy Show, a Complimentary Drink and Dinner. Literacy empowers our youngest learners and CCRC has been an advocate of children's literacy and that's why proceeds from this event are going back to the Antelope Valley community. Your ticket supports CCRC's What A Difference A BOOK Makes literacy campaign which places books into the hands of children at their Laps4Literacy event and when they visit their lobby. Invite your friends and register today at their website:https://www.ccrcca.org/resources/trainings-and-events/icalrepeat.detail/2019/08/15/1716/-/laughs4literacy-fundraiser"

Host a School Supply Collection for Community’s Child!

"Community Child is looking for churches, businesses, corporations, or anyone who is interested in hosting a Back to School backpack and/or school supply drive for Community's Child. Also looking for hairdressers who can provide children with new haircuts. Each year they prepare between 250-300 disadvantaged South Bay children with the necessary school supplies to return to school. In addition, children receive new shoes and haircuts and parents receive the needed tools to assist their children with their homework. All donations collected must be delivered by August 8th. They are still in need of the following supplies: backpacks, crayons, composition books, color pencils, wide ruled filler paper, college ruled filler paper, 1.5 inch 3-ring binders, pencil cases/pouches, glue sticks, erasers, pens, 1-subject college ruled spiral notebooks. Please call for the total numbers needed and the complete list. In addition, if you or your group wish to volunteer on the day of distribution please let them know. Volunteer spots fill up quickly. All volunteers must be 18 and older."

Help Pack Backpacks for Create Now’s Arts Festival Summer Homework Tutors needed for Olive Crest

"Create Now is hosting an arts festival in DTLA near STAPLES on Saturday, August 3rd from 10AM-1PM followed by VIP luncheon 1pm-3pm. The event is geared toward community agencies that serve high-risk youth, their clients and families. They also encourage the local community to attend. The kids will have the opportunity to perform at an Open Mic Talent Show and receive a prize for their participation. There will be arts projects, popular characters, giant games, live art, free snacks and food plus each child will receive a backpack filled with school supplies. They are in need of donations of school supplies and backpacks for 400+ children. In addition, toys and gift cards are also welcome. Volunteers ages 21 and older are needed in different capacities for this event. Sponsorships from $500 and up are available with wonderful benefits. Contact Jill Gurr for more information."

Hit the Water with Big Sunday’s Harbor Cruise!

"Sail away with Big Sunday! Come aboard our cruise with all sorts of nice folks from all over. This is a memorable time for people facing various challenges some have never been on a boat! Volunteers, we need you to hand out donuts, be friendly, and most importantly meet someone new! This is a part of our popular We're all in the Same Boat Project."

Help Restore the Bolsa Chica Wetlands with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Public Service Days are held on the second Sunday and last Saturday of every month, and run from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM. Please come in closed-toe shoes, as you will be working in off-road terrain! Come prepared with sun protection with a water bottle, sun glasses, sun screen, and/or a hat! Ages 6 years-Adult. Donations of heavy duty trash bags assist us greatly! They recommend arriving 10 - 15 minutes early to secure parking. To that end, they also encourage carpooling whenever possible! If you have any questions, please contact via phone at (714) 846-1114 or via e-mail at kenny@bolsachica.org.

Help Restore the Bolsa Chica Wetlands with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Public Service Days are held on the second Sunday and last Saturday of every month, and run from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM. Please come in closed-toe shoes, as you will be working in off-road terrain! Come prepared with sun protection with a water bottle, sun glasses, sun screen, and/or a hat! Ages 6 years-Adult. Donations of heavy duty trash bags assist us greatly! They recommend arriving 10 - 15 minutes early to secure parking. To that end, they also encourage carpooling whenever possible! If you have any questions, please contact via phone at (714) 846-1114 or via e-mail at kenny@bolsachica.org.

Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org

Help Out at Big Sunday’s 9th Annual Back-to-School Drive & Community Dinner

Join us for Big Sunday's 10th Annual Back-to-School Drive & Community Dinner! Help us send kids back to school in style as we sort, count and pack all kinds of requested items for kids at a bunch of different low-income schools in and around Los Angeles. The sorting will be followed by a delicious and fun community dinner. All ages welcome!

Pitch In at LightHouse Social Service Centers Back-to-School Event

LightHouse Social Service Centers is planning a back to school event to serve at least 100 children of age in LightHouse SSC programs. They will also make food bags for parents. Items needed will be backpacks, pencils, folders, paper, markers, shoes, hats, socks. Donation are also welcome!

Help Pack Backpacks for Penny Lanes Centers

This event is Penny Lane Centers' back to school event for Foster Youth. In-N-Out has awarded them their food truck with 300 free burgers. Ideally they would like each child to receive a back pack with school supplies. The event with have arts and crafts, carnival type games, DJ, photobooth and lots of fun.

Beautify Compton with the Compton Initiative

The primary activity of the Compton Initiative is the quarterly workday, when they match large numbers of volunteers with 20-25 prepared work sites. Each event includes painting, debris removal, yard work and graffiti removal at homes, schools, churches and public spaces. With each beautification event, grateful residents marvel as their homes go from dull to vibrant in just a few hours, and astonished students return to freshly painted schools and a new sense of pride. The Compton Initiative is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 with a 40-year commitment to restore the City of Compton by painting homes, schools and churches on quarterly workdays in partnership with individual volunteers and other organizations. They offer community organizations, service groups and non-profits an opportunity to make a sustainable impact in Compton by instilling a sense of care and pride within each neighborhood. Please visit http://justdogood.org/time/ to sign up! info@justdogood.org

Learn About Animals & the Environment with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Come join Bolsa Chica Conservancy to learn more about the animals at their interpretive center! During the feeding, they will cover feeding habits and general biology and anatomy of the reptiles and marine animals! *Please note: snake feedings involve live mice.* For more info contact: info@bolsachica.org