Projects tagged with "Volunteers and Donations"

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Share Your Special Talents and Help AHEAD With Horses Beautify its New Property

AHEAD With Horses is a non-profit that offers developmental therapeutic programs for children with all types of disabilities in the Los Angeles area. 2018 is their 50th anniversary and they are celebrating being able to move into a new property, that means each kid will be able decorate their rooms and there will be more space for their therapy horses. They want this space to be as beautiful, safe and inviting as possible. If you, or someone you know, have any special skills, like plumbing, electrician, construction, welding, landscaping, moving truck, etc. Please let them know if you would be willing to donate your services. If you are interested in helping the beautifcation project for A Head with Horses in any way possible, please call their office (818) 767- 6373.

Help Beautify Beagles and Buddies’s Memorial Garden

Beagles and Buddies will have a beautifucation project to fix up and clean their Memorial Garden and Dogs Help Heal center where service dog training and basic training classes are held. Hours are flexible, Volunteer hours commitment of 2+ hours is appreciated. All ages welcome! Small children can paint designs, plants, dogs, symbols, etc. on broken concrete pieces forming meditation labyrinth. Great opportunity for anyone to help level the grounds and remove small weeds and roots that need to be unearthed. B&B will feed hydrate and keep HAVING FUN at top of the task list.

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 our programs please visit http://www.freearts.org/trainings/ for more information or email Karol@freearts.org.

Support Adopt-a-Meal with the LA Mission

The Los Angeles Mission provides nearly 1,500 hot meals every day. You can provide meals and hope – every month – to hungry, homeless and hurting people here in Skid Row. When you Adopt-a-Meal, you commit to provide a specific meal – breakfast, lunch or dinner for hungry, homeless and hurting men, women and children who come to the Los Angeles Mission. The Adopt-a-Meal program allows volunteer groups to take charge of a meal as though it were their own event. The volunteers will prepare and serve the designated meal for approximately 500 Mission guests. The Adopt-a-Meal program allows more time to connect with students, friends and neighbors. You get the opportunity to share directly with those who benefit from your gifts. To Adopt-a-Meal now, or for more information, please call at (213) 629-1227, ext. 334.

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.

Host a Virtual Food Drive for the LA Regional Food Bank

A fast, easy and convenient way to put food on the table for hungry neighbors in our community. It saves you the hassle of a trip to the grocery store and lugging heavy cans. It also saves time and resources for the Food Bank since they can skip sorting and storage. It’s a great way to inspire your family, friends and coworkers to join you in fighting hunger in L.A. County. For instructions to get started please visit: http://support.lafoodbank.org/site/TR?fr_id=1110&pg=entry&_ga=2.113172748.908657817.1526000541-185376380.1526000541

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 to help pack grocery boxes and bags. 2 hour shift, once a month on a Saturday. You will be doing furniture pick up and deliveries and moving heavy items in the Thrift Shop. Persons who would be comfortable pricing goods in their thrift shops. Persons with sewing machine experience to make simple curtains for the trailers. Persons to work in their home delivery food program. You are needed to deliver food once a week on the same day to at least 5 shut-in families located in the same area. Volunteers in both of the Artesia and Lawndale Thrift Shops.

Join the Walk to Fight Homelessness with the Union Rescue Mission

Homelessness is devastating communities nationwide, but nowhere more than in Los Angeles. We now have more than 58,000 men, women and children living on Skid Row and throughout Los Angeles County each day. For more than 126 years, Union Rescue Mission has provided safe shelter, meals, long-term rehabilitation programs, education, counseling, medical services and encouragement to help our neighbors escape homelessness forever. But with the skyrocketing increase in women and children on the streets, they need your help! This is your opportunity to turn your compassion into action. They would like to invite you to join them for our inaugural 5k Walk to Fight Homelessness. Proceeds from the walk will go toward the continuation of their life-saving programs and services to help those experiencing homelessness find their way home. The walk begins at LA Live and travels through the streets of Downtown Los Angeles. Parking: Structure parking is available in the West Garage (Lot W - Enter on Chick Hearn Ct.) for $15 a car. Public transportation is strongly encouraged For public transportation information, please visit LA Live's Visitor Center: www.lalive.com/visitor-center/public-transportation

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

Learn About Sustainability by Attending MEND’s 11th Annual MENDing Poverty Conference

The 11th Annual MENDing Poverty Conference will be held June 6, 2018 from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm at the MEND Center in Pacoima. The theme for this year’s conference is Nonprofit Social Enterprises: Pathways to Success and Sustainability.The focus will be how nonprofits can create mission-centered opportunities and generate earned income through business lines. The MENDing Poverty conference brings together nonprofit executives, subject matter thought leaders, community-based service providers, and funders from across Los Angeles to discuss issues and solutions for addressing poverty. $99* Early Bird Registration fee through Wednesday, May 23 $119* Regular Registration (Includes continental breakfast and lunch) *Groups of 10 receive 5% discount. Please enter MPC_18 at registration. The event is co-hosted by MEND and Valley Nonprofit Resources. For event schedule and to register please visit: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ef937766e91f62e4&llr=emyqqqcab

Come Out to Support the Veterans of the Antelope Valley and Get Your Color On!

Bring your family and GET YOUR COLOR ON for a 5k through Pelona Vista Park that's a little on-road and a little off-road...nothing you can't handle. Plenty of color stations at every kilometer focusing on the colors of America. The starting line has great music to get you motivated for your WARM-UP and plenty more jams to motivate through your day. Waves start at 8am and go every few minutes. Suitable for all levels of walkers, runners and those in between of all ages. This is an un-timed event. Benefiting transitional housing, scholarships, financial assistance and PTSD counseling. Run starts at 8am. Registration fee is $35 (includes race shirt, dog tag, sunglasses and bandanna. Here is the link to register: https://www.active.com/palmdale-ca/running/vets-4-veterans-5k-color-blast-fun-run-2018

Donate Your Time and/or Money for AHEAD With Horses’s Annual 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. All money raised will go towards their program and providing developmental therapeutic riding sessions to disabled children. They are looking for donations for their Silent Auction that will be going on at the event. They can also use donations of bottled water, soda cans, napkins, individual bags of chips, etc. for their BBQ lunch. All donations, in kind and direct donations of money, are greatly appreciated. They will need lots of volunteers to help with set up, clean up, running the game booths and arts & crafts, helping with the silent auction, helping with the bbq, parking, and many other activities. You can volunteer the whole day or just for a couple of hours. Volunteers who sign up do get a lunch! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4fa4ad29a0fa7-funday
Page 1 of 31 2 3