Projects tagged with "Families"

Donate School Supplies for Children in South Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic sincerely requests donations of school supplies for its Back to School Fair on August 2. Their wishlist includes: backpacks, crayons, pencils, folders, rulers, erasers, markers, and spiral notebooks. They also accept monetary donations on their website: http://www.lacgc.org/donate.htm.

Join MEND At Their Annual Head to Toes Event!

MEND needs your help! On August 29th, 250 third graders from Vaughn Next Century Learning Center will participate in MEND's 18th annual Head to Toes back-to-school themed event. Make a gift today and with the help of volunteer medical professionals and Disney VoluntEARS, MEND will provide each third-grader a new pair of shoes, new backpack, books, and school supplies, along with vision and dental screenings to start off the school year right! Sponsor 1 child - $25 Sponsor 4 children - $100 Sponsor a classroom- $500 They thank you in advance for your support in making this event a highlight for the 3rd grade students at Vaughn Next Century Learning Center!

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 decorate cookies for July 4th for Cal Vet West LA! 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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Donate Back-to-School Items for Alexandria House

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 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 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.)

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).

Donate Much Needed Summer Camp Essentials to Thomas A. Edison Middle School

LAUSD-Thomas A. Edison Middle School is hosting a Summer camp for at-risk youth. They serve a largely immigrant population with a high unemployment rate, many of their students stay home for the summer. Their goal is to provide 2 summer camps, a week long each, to provide enrichment, leadership, and finish off with a field trip. Summer Camp is scheduled to take place during the month of July. So they are seeking donations like: school supplies, art supplies (lots of them), office supplies, gift cards, bus transportation sponsorship, and healthy snacks. Drop off location will be at the Thomas A. Edison Middle School in the main office (Ask for Estephania Vazquez). They are looking for volunteers who have a specialized skill in the arts or other teaching skills that they can offer the 7th grade students. Students from college are encouraged to volunteer. Every committed volunteer will be asked to facilitate a 1 hour activity. Sports volunteers are also welcomed! Office supplies they will need are color pencils, pencils, pens, paper, notebooks, art supplies for the arts and crafts activities, and snacks.

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 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 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 Out at The Salvation Army’s Alegria’s Monthly Bingo

The Back 2 School Store provides children in need with new clothing, shoes, and school supplies so that they will be prepared to start the new school year. Volunteers are needed to collect clothing donations and set up a one-day pop-up store where volunteers help children shop for free clothing, school supplies, and personal items. For more information contact Rachel Resnick at B2SS@ncjwla.org or 323-852-8505. To volunteer or donate to Back 2 School Store complete the form on this link: https://ncjwla.org/event-details/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=106 You can help SPONSOR A CHILD AND HELP HIM/HER START THE SCHOOL YEAR OFF RIGHT! Link : https://ncjwla.org/event-details/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=106

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.
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