Projects tagged with "Environment"

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.

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

Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservation at their Blue Butterflies and Bagels Breakfast

Celebrate the butterfly that lives only on the Peninsula with a family friendly morning of art, story telling, music, easy habitat restoration, and butterfly spotting at George F Canyon Nature Preserve

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 Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservatory for their Outdoor Volunteer Day

Please join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for their Outdoor Volunteer Day from 9am to 12pm at Alta Vicente Reserve! 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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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 a Potted Plant Making and Sing a Long evnet with One Incredible Family

You will be assisting the elderly family members in doing something therapeutic and “earthy” by getting their fingers in the soil and creating potted plants for their rooms. After, everyone will share a wonderful sing-a-long with them. No singing ability required! No project supplies required. Just bring yourself and an upbeat and cheerful attitude! Age Minimum (with Adult):8+, Minimum Age:12+ Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: Helping The Elderly To Transplant House Plants Into Terra Cotta Pots. Delivering Those Plants To Their Rooms. Afterward, Volunteers Will Be Singing With The Senior Citizens. Click here to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0CA000000pxLHNMA2
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Join Students Run LA Alumni and Your Favorite LA Run Crews 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 some of SRLA’s longest serving SRLA leaders. Registration is open to EVERYONE! If you are a SRLA alum or a Los Angeles run club member, please contact naomi@srla.org for a special discount code! Thru May 20th: $35 After May 20th: $40 All proceeds benefit the next generation of SRLA students. Online registration is available until Friday, June 8th at 11:59 am. 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 8:15 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!

Help Restore the Bolsa Chica Wetlands with Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Every 2nd Sunday and Last Saturday of the month from 9:00am-12:00pm. Meet at our Interpretive Center at 3842 Warner Ave. Huntington Beach, CA 92649. Make sure to wear close-toed shoes, layered clothing, protection from the sun and bring water. Ages 6 years-Adult. Donations of heavy duty trash bags assist us greatly! RSVP by Contacting Eric Paquette; (714)846-1114 or eric@bolsachica.org

Carthay Environmental Studies Needs Your Help Beautifying Their New Habitat Garden.

Carthay Environmental Studies school would love your help planting and weeding their beautiful, new habitat garden. This new California Native garden has taken root where a large lawn once lived in front of the school, and needs some TLC as it gets established. Please join them for some good garden time and a nice lunch. Master Gardeners will be on hand to guide and instruct and the Carthay hens are on hand to cluck! Workdays are always fun at Carthay!
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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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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 a Potted Plant Making and Sing a Long evnet with One Incredible Family

Volunteers will be assisting the elderly family members to do something therapeutic and “earthy” by getting their fingers in the soil and transplanting plants into terra-cotta pots for their rooms. Volunteer roles & responsibilities will be to help the elderly to transplant house plants into terra cotta pots, delivering those plants to their rooms. Afterward, volunteers will be singing with the senior citizens. Age Minimum (with Adult):8+, Minimum Age:12+ Click here to signup: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0CA000000pxLHSMA2
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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

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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Help Donate Your Time and/or Money to Assist at Beagles and Buddies Fundraising Event

Beagles and Buddies will be announcing their 2 newest classes to Dog Training, Service Dog training (Complimentary to All Veterans, Law enforcement, Firefighters, EMT/First Responders) and their Basic Dog Training. It is also a grand opening of their DOGS HELP HEAL CENTER, a 2- acre site for Training with a meditation garden, and a dedication to their late 25+ year volunteer, Lauren Fox. They are fundraising to continually support their non profit no-kill dog rescue and support their mission to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome a large population of homeless dogs. If they should receive a group of volunteers to assist with the event (monitoring traffic, taking donations, manning booths...etc..) they ask that the volunteers be there at least one hour prior to the event time to prepare. Please wear a navy blue shirt, long pants, closed toe shoes, and sunscreen. They would love donations of water, support of volunteers, help with advertising, and raffle gift items. On the donations page of our website, please note **Donation in support of DHHC**(Dogs Help Heal Center)

Fight Hunger and Help Food Forward in Partnership with CSUN Orange Grove Harvest

CSUN Orange Grove Harvest in Northridge harvest food, fight hunger, build community! You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruit that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local hunger-relief agencies. Join the Volunteer Harvest Team to help them pick as much fruit as possible from trees, and pack it into boxes to be donated. Sign up now for a fun and fruitful volunteer experience! 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. Sign up online using this link: https://foodforward.org/events/signup-form/?id=10648 Requirements & Commitment: Must be at least 5, under 16 need parent supervision Volunteers commit to entire shift May be lifting up to 40 pounds
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Help Donate Much Needed Essentials for The Academy Projects Summer Camp

Camp Xavier is a week long day camp for 40 3rd-8th grade foster youth on the campus of USC from 9am-5am. 20 of the older youth will then attend a week up in the San Bernardino Mountains enjoying the quinessential summer camp experience- swimming, hiking, sailing, arts and crafts, campfires and much more. They need to feed 40 foster youth breakfast, lunch and a snack for 5 days (and would love to send them home with something too). They also need art supplies and general supplies (first aid kits, plates, napkins, water, paper, pens) They would love to have t-shirts made or rubber wrist bands- somthing to identify their kids (there are many camps of the campus of USC at the dame time. They will be taking their kids to the museam because they dont have their space on Tuesday and would love to get them IMAX tickets (40 of them). Books of all reading levels. Also, please consider sponsoring a 7 day camp experience for an older youth. It costs only $300 (all costs including bus trips, foods, activites, life changing experiences and life long friends.

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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Help Bolsa Chica Conservancy Restore the Natural Habitats of the Bolsa Chica Wetlands

Every 2nd Sunday and Last Saturday of the month from 9:00am-12:00pm. Meet at the Interpretive Center at 3842 Warner Ave. Huntington Beach, CA 92649. Make sure to wear close-toed shoes, layered clothing, protection from the sun and bring water. Ages 6 years-Adult. Donations of heavy duty trash bags assist greatly! RSVP by Contacting Eric Paquette; (714)846-1114 or eric@bolsachica.org
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