Projects tagged with "Adults"

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 fun tie dye t-shirts for Big Sunday's 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.
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Spruce Up Piece By Piece This Summer

Piece by Piece is organizing their space and are in need of helping hands! They need help sorting donations of glass and tile, and sprucing up the garden space and the mosaic mural. Their mission is to provide low-income and formerly homeless people free mosaic art workshops using recycled materials to develop marketable skills, self-confidence, earned income and an improved quality of life. Please come dressed for a mess and wear close-toed shoes. Volunteers will be moving items, sweeping, sorting. There will also be opportunities to do some work in the garden space. Entrance off of 51st Street. Activity meet up is in community space/patio. Street parking available 10am and after (street sweeping on Fridays until 10am).

Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservation For Their Outdoor Volunteer Day

With PVPLC, you will be working to remove invasive weeds which degrade important wildlife habitat and will be replacing them with native, drought tolerant plants! Meet up 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. You 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.
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Help Pack Backpacks for Create Now’s Arts Festival

Create Now is hosting an arts festival on August 4th from 10AM-1PM. 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 a dance, song or sketch and receive a prize for their participation. There will be free refreshments, food, entertainment and each child will receive a backpack filled with school supplies. Volunteers are needed to help pack backpacks with school supplies. They are in need of school supplies and backpacks for 250+ children.

Help Cook and Serve Breakfast at Ronald McDonald House

Do you make a mean breakfast? Well, put your culinary skills to good use with our pals at Ronald McDonald House! Volunteers will cook and serve breakfast to individuals and families who are staying at RMH while they have a sick family member. 16 and up

Spruce Up Piece By Piece This Summer

Piece by Piece is organizing their space and are in need of helping hands! They need help sorting donations of glass and tile, and sprucing up the garden space and the mosaic mural. Their mission is to provide low-income and formerly homeless people free mosaic art workshops using recycled materials to develop marketable skills, self-confidence, earned income and an improved quality of life. Please come dressed for a mess and wear close-toed shoes. Volunteers will be moving items, sweeping, sorting. There will also be opportunities to do some work in the garden space. Entrance off of 51st Street. Activity meet up is in community space/patio. Street parking available 10am and after (street sweeping on Fridays until 10am).

Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservation For Their Outdoor Volunteer Day

Please join us for our Outdoor Volunteer Day from 9am to 12pm at Alta Vicente Reserve! With PVPLC you 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. You 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.
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Join At The Crossroads for their Summer SunDay

Summer SunDay is a half-day fundraising hike up to the East Peak of Mount Tamalpais on Sunday, July 15. Hikers are given the tools and individualized support to reach out to their communities and raise vital funds for At The Crossroads, a nonprofit organization that works with homeless youth and young adults in San Francisco. It takes less than five minutes to sign-up, and your time and effort makes an incredible impact on the lives of ATC's clients. For more info please visit: https://fundraise.atthecrossroads.org/event/summer-sunday-2018/e181092

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Mornings at 10am

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 blankets and toys for No Kill LA! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.
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Spruce Up Piece By Piece This Summer

Piece by Piece is organizing their space and are in need of helping hands! They need help sorting donations of glass and tile, and sprucing up the garden space and the mosaic mural. Their mission is to provide low-income and formerly homeless people free mosaic art workshops using recycled materials to develop marketable skills, self-confidence, earned income and an improved quality of life. Please come dressed for a mess and wear close-toed shoes. Volunteers will be moving items, sweeping, sorting. There will also be opportunities to do some work in the garden space. Entrance off of 51st Street. Activity meet up is in community space/patio. Street parking available 10am and after (street sweeping on Fridays until 10am).

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

Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservation For Their Outdoor Volunteer Day

With PVPLC, you will help care for the White Point Native Plant Demonstration Garden by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, watering native plants, grooming trails and more! Your efforts will help restore this habitat for wildlife as well as create a beautiful place for the community to enjoy! White Point is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. Enter the free parking lot from the Western Blvd as it turns into Paseo del Mar They will be located at the end of the road on the left-hand side. You 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.
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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.
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Assist Olive Crest Throw Their Christmas in July Event

Christmas in July: (Saturday July 21st, 2018 from 10am to 2pm) This is Olive Crest's sixth year hosting this event. Roadwire is their main sponsor for this event. Toys are given to all kids that attend and there are several activities and carnival games for children to participate in. There is also a car show that the kids vote on. Plenty of prizes and free food. All volunteers need to show up at 8am for set up. They are in need of help with serving food, registration, activities, carnival games and the voting of the car show. Donate gift cards or toys from grocers and retailers in order to give everyday necessities and infant essentials for the children and families they serve.

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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Help Big Sunday Throw a Spa Day for the Seniors at Sunset Hall

We will be giving the lovely ladies of Sunset Hall a fresh new manicure and playing games. All ages welcome! The ladies love visitors and are super sweet. No experience necessary! Just need friendly volunteers to spread some cheer.

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Thursday Mornings 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 Covenant 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.

Help Out at Culver City Volunteer Program’s Annual CarFit Event

Volunteers will be outside and on their feet interacting with the public. They'll need volunteer assistance with check-in, traffic control and inspections (training is provided day-of). Volunteers should be comfortable interacting with older adults, taking instruction and giving direction. This event sells out every year and it will be busy the entire shift from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Snacks, beverages and a thank you gift are provided to volunteers. Service credit is provided for those needing it for school. CarFit is a nationwide program designed to help older drivers find out how well they currently fit their personal vehicle, to highlight actions they can take to improve their fit, and to promote conversations about driver safety and community mobility. Culver City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department is holding this event in partnership with AAA and AARP. If you'd like more information you can visit the CarFit website: http://www.car-fit.org/carfit/FAQ To sign-up to volunteer please click this link: https://www.volunteermatch.org/results/opp_detail.jsp?oppid=2051334 Requirements & Commitment: Must be at least 14 5 hours
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Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservation For Their Outdoor Volunteer Day

Come volunteer at PVPLC's Native Plant Nursery! You will help transplant seedlings and prepare native plants to be planted in restoration sites around the Peninsula to improve wildlife habitat! The Native Plant Nursery is located in San Pedro on a secured Navy Fuel Support Point. All volunteers must bring a photo ID (driver's license or school ID) and must register 48 hours in advance to participate. Volunteers who do not sign up in advance and receive a confirmation will not be permitted to enter the Navy base. Your vehicle may be subject to search. Please arrive 15 minutes early to account for the security. Volunteers will be working outdoors, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack.
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Participate In L.A. Goal’s Summer of Love

Join L.A. Goal for their annual benefit where 100% if the proceeds will benefit them! There will be great food and drink, live music and a silent auction. L.A. GOAL provides opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities to increase their independence and employability through educational, vocational and recreational programs. L.A. GOAL’s art and outreach activities educate the community about the abilities of people with disabilities.Tickets are $125.00 per person. RSVP by July 15th at info@lagoal.org.
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