Projects tagged with "Families"

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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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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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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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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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.)"

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

Here's a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday afternoon at 2pm, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MA@2 (Monday Afternoons at 2pm). 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 MA@2 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 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 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 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"

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/"

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.

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