Projects tagged with "Food"

Support Veterans at The Salvation Army’s 2nd Annual National Donut Day Eating Championship

Help support Veterans and see history being made at The Salvation Army's 2nd Annual National Donut Day Eating Championship in front of the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Watch the best competitive eaters in the country vie to break the world record. Cheer on KRTH's own Gary Bryan and others in the local preliminary donut eating contest. And support The Salvation Army and its programs dedicated to helping Veterans throughout the Southland. They need volunteers to assist with unloading and loading stage equipment, stage setup, and clean-up. There will be some heavy lifting involved, so keep that in mind. This is a fun event and volunteers will receive a T-shirt. If you are interested in volunteering, kindly contact Michelle for more information: Michelle.Yang@usw.salvationamy.org To learn more, please visit: DonutDay.org
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Assist in Preparing and Distributing Sack Lunches for The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers with a desire to serve. Volunteers are needed to prepare sack lunches and distribute to homeless individuals that stop by the Corps for lunch. Monday through Friday 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Contact Roy Snapp-Kolas 310-677-3375 to sign up!
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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.

Help Fill the Pantry at Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern California

Help Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern California fill their Parent Food Pantry that is located inside the Loma Linda Children's Hospital Hematology/Oncology Unit. They are in need of microwavable dinners that can be stored at room temperature. (No Frozen Foods) For example, Cup of Noodles, Hormel Dinners, etc. Parent Food Pantry! Help them fill their Parent Food Pantry that is located inside the Loma Linda Children's Hospital Hematology/Oncology Unit. This allows the parents to have a decent meal, without leaving their child's beside too long. They are in need of microwavable dinners that can be stored at room temperature and individual chips. (No Frozen Foods, please) For example, Cup of Noodles, Hormel Dinners, etc.
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Team Up with The Salvation Army Glendale’s Food Pantry to Help Serve Hundreds of Individuals and Families

The Salvation Army Glendale's Food Pantry program serves hundreds of individuals and families every month. They have recently transitioned into a 'marketplace' system, which gives their clients the independence to choose their own food options. In order to serve their community, they need volunteers to help maintain the pantry by spending a couple of hours each week performing one (or more) of the following tasks: 1. Sort incoming food donations by type. 2. Place sorted foods in the designated area. 3. Help restock the marketplace floor as needed. 4. Assist/interact with clients. They have opportunities available Monday through Friday. This is a great opportunity to serve the community! For questions please contact Jazmine Santillan (818) 246-5586 Volunteers under 18 years old need to be supervised by an adult. Additionally, this opportunity involves the lifting of light weight items such as canned food, bread, etc. Second location: Glendale Corps Food Pantry 801 South Central Avenue Glendale CA. 91204-2053
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Help The Salvation Army Burbank Corps Prepare Food Boxes

The Salvation Army Burbank Corps offers food boxes to individuals and families providing 3-5 days' worth of food. Volunteers are needed to provide a cheerful and helpful attitude to those requesting help. Consistent long term volunteers are desired; however one time volunteers are welcome also! Available shifts: Monday - Friday 10am-1pm: help serve our guests Monday - Friday 2pm-5pm: help get the food bank ready for the next day. Other duties would include help with sorting of canned food donations, stocking shelves, keeping warehouse organized, and other various needs as they arise. This is a 18+ opportunity. Contact Lt. Brittany Baker at 818-845-7214 or email brittany.baker@usw.salvationarmy.org
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Serve Meals to the Men and Women of the Bell Shelter

Help is always needed to serve meals to the men and women of the Bell Shelter. Volunteers are needed to prep and serve breakfast, lunch or dinner. Minors must have an adult with them. Contact Amie Carrillo to sign up! Email amie.carrillo@usw.salvationarmy.org or call 323-263-1206 ext 231
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Help sort Food at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Feed the soul while helping feed the hungry! Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. Requirements & Commitment: Must be at least 14 ( no exception for ages younger) 3 hours commitment All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Click here to apply: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2923053.jsp
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Sort Food with the Pasedena Jaycees at the LA Food Bank

Volunteer with the Pasadena Jaycees at the LA Food Bank Date: June 2, 2018 Time: 9AM-12PM Location: 1734 E 41st St, Los Angeles, CA 90058 Volunteer with the Pasadena Jaycees at the LA Food Bank, you will be helping to sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items for future distribution. An estimated 1.4 million people in Los Angeles County live with food insecurity. The LA Food Bank collects donations from hundreds of resources and distributes food through over 625 Partner agencies, serving 300,000 people per month. All volunteers must be age 14+ Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/LAFoodBankJaycees
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Help Seniors at the Westside Senior Helath and Wellness Fair

Senior Fair Helper Volunteers are needed for one-hour shifts to help at the Westside Senior Health and Wellness Fair. The Fair is an opportunity for seniors and their friends and family on Los Angeles' westside to get free health screenings, entertainment, give-aways, food and refreshments.
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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

Team Up with Crohn’s & Colitis at their Take Steps Los Angeles Walk

Volunteers Needed for Take Steps Walk: They are looking for awesome volunteers to help make this year's Take Steps Los Angeles walk the best yet!! They need volunteers to help with set-up/clean-up, registration, food distribution, and our fun kid's zone! It's going to be a great time and you will not want to miss this! The Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitiswalk is the nation’s largest event dedicated to finding cures for digestive diseases. Many patients have only ever met a handful of other patients suffering from IBD - this is a unique opportunity to meet hundreds of IBD patients, families, and supporters from your own backyard. There is no fee to register and no team is too big or small! Walk day is an incredible experience for all to celebrate the efforts that have been put forth in raising funds toward our mission. It is a day filled with live music, food, kids’ activities, educational materials, and of course wonderful exposure for our corporate partners. Click here to apply: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2934512.jsp
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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. Join us as we make number and letter learning books for Our Mother of Good Councel! 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.

Assist the L.A. First Church of the Nazarene’s Food Pantry with Bread Pick Up

The Helping Hands Food Pantry is in need for one or two volunteers to pick up bread from a nearby Vons. Volunteers would go to the church to pick up boxes for the bread and keys to open up the pantry. Using their own cars, volunteers would then drive to a local Vons (loading dock) and would receive the bread, load it onto their cars. When they arrive at the church, they can use carts to wheel in the bread to put inside the pantry's freezer for safe keeping. Volunteers would then lock up, put the pantry keys away and then continue about their day. The bread that volunteers will pick up will help to feed families in Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre throughout that week. Requirements & Commitment: Driver's License Needed. Must be at least 18. Orientation or Training 1hr and 30min. Drivers must also have proof of insurance and will fill out a volunteer application and waivers.
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Help Los Angeles Regional Food Bank in Assembling Food Packages for over 26,000 Folks

Take a BITE out of Hunger! Volunteers are needed at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to help in assembling food packages for over 26,000 low income seniors, women with infants, and children in Los Angeles County. The food packages consist of food items like canned fruit, canned vegetables, rice, cereal and other non-perishable food items. By giving just a little of our time, we can make a big difference in our community. Must be at least 14 (sorry, no exception min age is 14) 3 hours All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes.

Relax After Your Volunteer Service with a Guided Yoga Session

Please bring your own yoga mat! DRESS CODE : All volunteers must wear appropriate attire suitable for an industrial production kitchen. Due to health regulations, volunteers who do not follow dress code will not be allowed to work in the kitchen. *Please arrive at least 15 mins before your scheduled volunteer time to find parking. Click here to sign up and get more info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteering-yoga-tickets-45688588799 For More info contact: engagela@lakitchen.org / 213-269-8260
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Join Inner Arts City Arts’ Campus This Summer to Support Their Youth

Join hundreds of Angelenos on Inner City Arts' campus this summer in support of equal access to arts education for the kids and teens of our city. Summer on Seventh is a special night of art installations, live music on their rooftop, food, drinks, studio tours and more! Proceeds from the event support high quality arts instruction and programming for underserved LA youth. 21+ Event Food and Drink. Appearances by: Cassell's Hamburgers, Everson Royce Bar, Guerrilla Tacos, Pizzanista, Plant Food for People, Silverlake Wine, Starry Kitchen Art Installations and Appearances by: Eric Junker with Andrew Embury, Bert Rodriguez, Lisa Schulte, Dana Eitches Earlybird Admission ($30) available until 11:59pm on Friday, April 13, 2018. General Admission I ($40) on sale Saturday, April 14 until 11:59pm on Thursday, May 31, 2018. General Admission II ($50) on sale Friday, June 1 until Event. For More Info please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/899-kcrw-presents-summer-on-seventh-2018-at-inner-city-arts-tickets-44762623211
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