Projects tagged with "Food"

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. For More info contact: engagela@lakitchen.org / 213-269-8260
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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.

Support LAUSD-Thomas A. Edison Middle School’s Adopt a Family Program

The Adopt a Family program is designed to support 50 of the most in need families receive basic needs for their kids. Edison has over 1300 students; 100% qualify for free lunch. Edison Middle School is more than an educational institution in their community; it serves as a hub for resources for students and their families. As a community school, one of their values is to assist the families with their everyday needs. They serve a largely immigrant population with a high unemployment rate, many of the students lack the basic needs such as clothing, shoes, school supplies, food, and school uniform. This event is from July 23rd-August 30th, 2018. Donations of clothing, shoes, school uniform, food vouchers, gift cards, school supplies, backpacks are needed. The support of the community is key in school activities and also a way that you can continue helping their students and families in their social and academics. Not only will your contribution be publicly recognized by the school, but this will also be a great opportunity for you to engage with the Edison community! Drop off location will be Thomas A. Edison Middle School in the main office. Ask for Estephania Vazquez.

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

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.

Join the Illumination Foundation’s Carnival for Kids

Bring your family out to celebrate the new school year alongside Illumination Foundation’s families! This thrilling day will include: Rides, games, food, and live music! Free admission and free parking will be provided. All proceeds will benefit homeless families in Orange County! For additional information, please contact Caroline Horstmann at chorstmann@ifhomeless.org You can also help sponsor a child. Many of us think of summer as a wonderful, happy time when kids can be kids. For as many as 32,000 unstably housed children, however, this is far from reality. This summer, The Illumination Foundation is aiming to sponsor 600 children to attend Carnival For Kids, and give these kids an opportunity to enjoy summer, experience a day of fun, and prepare for the school year. With each sponsorship, a low-income or unstably housed child will receive: an unlimited ride wristband, a food, drink and dessert meal ticket, and school supply carnival prizes to get them ready for the new school year!

Join PUENTE for the 3rd Annual PUENTE Community Festival

For the past two summers, PUENTE has opened its doors to celebrate the diversity of their community. Join them as a sponsor to support the 3rd Annual PUENTE Community Festival, an uplifting celebration showcasing the rich cultures of the Boyle Heights community through live music, authentic Latin American food and fun for the whole family! The Festival is free and open to the public with a projected attendance of 3,000! Volunteers are needed to help the day before the event, July 27, with setup, the event day, July 28, with various tasks and the following day, July 29 with take down and clean up. Join them as a sponsor to support the 3rd Annual PUENTE Community Festival, an uplifting celebration showcasing the rich cultures of the Boyle Heights community through live music, authentic Latin American food and fun for the whole family! Different sponsorship levels are available ranging from $500 - $10,000 with the opoportunity to be a sponsor of in-kind items as well.

Prep Meals & Repurpose Food with L.A. Kitchen

L.A. Kitchen invites young children and their families to give back and have fun! Kids and adults can volunteer to transform reclaimed fruits and vegetables into healthy meals that are distributed to homeless shelters, after-school programs and senior sites. All kitchen activities are kid and adult proof. Each volunteer or family is asked to make a small donation, that allows us to offer activities like Tater Tats (fruit & veggie-themed temporary tattoos), arts and crafts using “ugly” veggies, and more! Adults are required to participate and must stay with their child(ren) through out the morning. Due to the nature of the activity, they are only able to host children ages 7 and up. For more info contact Join@LAkitchen.org

Prep & Pack Meals for The Homeless with Big Sunday & Beit T’Shuvah

We plan to prepare, package, and distibute 300 sack lunches to individuals living on the streets of WLA and Santa Monica. Menu includes vegetarian burritos (bean and rice), PB&J sandwiches, fruit, bottle of water.
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Pitch In at LightHouse Social Service Centers Back-to-School Event

LightHouse Social Service Centers is planning a back to school event to serve at least 100 children of age in LightHouse SSC programs. They will also make food bags for parents. Items needed will be backpacks, pencils, folders, paper, markers, shoes, hats, socks.

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s TM@10

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 card for Back to School Night recipient schools! 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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Help Out at Big Sunday’s 9th Annual Back-to-School Drive & Community Dinner

Join us for Big Sunday’s 9th Annual Back-to-School Drive & Community Dinner! Help us send kids back to school in style as we sort, count and pack all kinds of requested items for kids at a bunch of different low-income schools in and around Los Angeles. The sorting will be followed by a delicious and fun community dinner. All ages welcome!

Pitch In at the LA Regional Food Bank’s Pantry

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/opp2923128.jsp
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s TM@10

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 hygiene Kits for HopeNet! 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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Partner Up with Volunteer Action for Aging and Help Seniors Create Mason Jar Herb Gardens

Gardening: Help seniors create mason jar herb gardens (Spanish / Korean / English speakers) Assist seniors as they create individual herb gardens in mason jars! Volunteer Action for Aging brings activities to seniors to keep them socially engaged. If you like chatting with seniors and don't mind getting dirty please join them. No gardening experience is required - just the ability to listen to instructions and relay that information to seniors and assist them as needed. Especially need Spanish, Korean and English speaking volunteers Groups welcome. Teens welcome - parent or guardian must be present at event Contact Brianne to join in the fun: bellsworth@scanhealthplan.com or 562.637.7231 Click here to apply: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2911999.jsp
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Help Out at a Party for Seniors at the Culver City Volunteer Program

Help Out at a Party for Seniors! Volunteers will help set-up and decorate, escort seniors, help manage lines, serve breakfast, act as wait staff, hand out thank you gifts etc. Volunteers will need to be able to be on their feet and enjoying interacting with others. They are expecting around 200 attendees at this event and really need some help to pull off this event! Volunteers must be high school age or above, please! click this link: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2701562.jsp Requirements & Commitment: Must be at least 15 3 hours event
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