Projects tagged with "Health"

Volunteer with Hollywood Food Coalition Meal Engagement Program

Come volunteer with Hollywood Food Coalition! HFC's Meal Engagement Program has been around for 33 years. They serve a delicious and nutritious multi-course "to-go" meal to food insecure people every night of the year (all comers!). They have two volunteer shifts available each day. Meal prep (sous chef, salad prep, dessert plating, you name it) and Meal Service. They are compliant with all Covid-l9 safety protocols and restrictions. The dinner service begins at 6:30pm, Mon-Fri, at their kitchen on the Salvation Army Campus, at 5939 Hollywood Blvd. (They are a secular organization: no religious test required for entry). On Sat & Sun, they are at their "away" site, on the corner of Romaine St. and N. Orange Drive (90038). Every day they have a lot of fun and would love to have you join. Go to their website, hofoco.org, and sign up on the Sign-Up Genius site. Wear comfy clothes and closed shoes.

Help Pack Delicious Meals for the Disabled and Homebound Clients of Khalsa Care Foundation

Help pack delicious meals for the disabled and homebound, in partnership with the L.A. City Department of Disability and Khalsa Care Foundation. Before the pandemic, they served 1,000 meals per day. Now, demand has tripled! They greatly need your help. Los Angeles Mayor's Office, Department of Disability and Khalsa Care Foundation have partnered up to provide 3,000 meals daily to individuals with disabilities. There is a urgent need to support those that are most vulnerable during these times. Important Details: While volunteering at the temple, all volunteers must: cover their heads with a scarf or hat and remove their shoes in the kitchen. Volunteers aged 16-17 must bring a completed Minor Waiver Form (found on LA Works website) signed by a legal guardian. Minor volunteers who do not have completed forms will be unable to participate. Click here for more information and to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C3l00000hp9KKEAY
Categories: Volunteers Keywords: , , , ,

Donate Funds to Purchase PPE for Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprise

Consider making a donation to the Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprise so they are able to secure Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). LAAAE is a public charter school which largely serves the west downtown Los Angeles community.Since the closure of their school, their food services team has been serving meals to their students in the MacArthur Park community. As of today, they have served over 29,000 meals to students. As you can imagine serving this many meals on an ongoing basis requires the constant use of PPE. Your generous donation will allow them to purchase PPE to keep their students and staff safe. This will also enable to keep their students safe one schools start to open up since they will still be serving breakfast. It is not certain how or when theri schools will reopen but there are two things that are certain, they will need to keep everyone safe and your donation will go a long way in making this happen. Here is a link to donate: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/ppe-for-laaae
Categories: Donations Keywords: , , , ,

Help Deliver Meals for Meals on Wheels West

Volunteers are needed to deliver a hot lunch, light dinner, newspaper, and a Wellness Check Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays to homebound people in Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades, and Malibu. Volunteers are often the only people clients of this organization see on a daily or even weekly basis. Volunteers will start at the Meals on Wheels WestÕs Santa Monica location to pick up the meals and will receive one route, which consists of about 10 clients. Once the meals are picked up at the Santa Monica location, volunteers drive their cars to the houses of each client on their route. Routes are designed to optimize travel time. If you have a limited amount of time, then the Volunteer Coordinator can assign you or your team to a smaller route. Please reach out to our Meal Delivery Volunteer Coordinator, Jen, at jen@mealsonwheelswest.org or (310)394-5133x2 to schedule your delivery. Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended!

Donate Summer Essentials to Aviva Family and Children’s Services

Aviva Family and Children's Services provides compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance to at-risk children and families and they are hosting their first Drive-thru End of Summer Giveaway! It will take place on August 15, 2020 for all Aviva clients. Attendees will receive clothing, shoes, hygiene products, toys, books, school supplies, and MORE! Your contribution will ensure that every child receives school supplies in preparation for the upcoming school year. A list of needed items will be available through Amazon Smile Charity Lists on June 15. Simply got to Amazon Smile Charity Lists, search Aviva's legal name, Hamburger Home, and click on the items you would like to contribute. Items will be sent directly to their main office. Aviva Family and Children's Services is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your receipt as your official record. An official in kind letter will be mailed to you after they receive the donation. Please email anavarrete@aviva.org stating you made a donation.

Fund Isolation/Quarantine Kits for COVID-19 Shelters for PATH LA

PATH LA is working in close collaboration with the city and funders to support our homeless neighbors during this crisis. One of our newest initiatives has been the opening of several new quarantine and isolation sites to shelter folks who are at-risk or have tested positive for COVID-19. We are serving over 400 individuals at these sites through shelter, wraparound case management services and social support throughout the length of their stay. Urgent Needs: Hygiene Items: toothbrushes, toothpaste, hair brushes, sanitary napkins, adult diapers, unused clothing, socks, backpacks, slippers - Isolation activities: books, markers, activity books, puzzles, board games (Jenga, Uno, cards, Scrabble, Dominos, Checkers, Chess, Connect 4), coloring books, crayons, puzzles, puzzle books, adult coloring, books, pencils. Drinks, snacks. Notes/cards of encouragement . *For health and safety reasons, all items must be new & unopened. Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

Donate Care Kits for PATH LA

As you shop for personal hygiene items, pick up a few extra supplies to help individuals currently experiencing homelessness . Urgent Needs:Hand sanitizer, Soap & shampoo,Cleansing wipes, Socks & cold weather clothing*, Blankets*, Non-perishable snacks & bottled water .*For health and safety reasons, all Care Kit items must be new & unopened. Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

Provide Food Support Kits for Seniors

Our neighbors living in supportive housing are among the most vulnerable to COVID-19. We are in need of non-perishable food donations, so that they may remain safe and healthy in their homes. When you are next out grocery shopping, please consider filling your basket with a few extra food items and/or cleaning supplies to help their most vulnerable neighbors stay healthy. Food support bags can be assembled in cardboard boxes or reusable grocery bags. These kits will be distributed directly to those most in need. Urgent Needs:Cereal, Rice or pasta, Canned goods, Non-perishable snacks, Cleaning supplies. Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

Help Provide Essential Items for Families

Help provide critically needed essential items to keep families safe and cared for, as they stay at home in a shelter, motel, or supportive housing site. Family Kits can be assembled in reusable tote or grocery bags.Urgent Needs:Diapers, Wipes, Soap & shampoo, Baby formula, Non-perishable snacks. At-home activities for kids of all ages (ex. books, craft kits, and art supplies). Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

Provide Welcome Home Kits for PATH Metro Villas

With the opening of our newest supportive housing site, PATH Metro Villas, we will be welcoming 120 previously homeless adults and Veterans to a new home. Help our new residents feel safe and comfortable in their new home by providing basic home goods, kitchen items, and cleaning supplies. Urgent Needs: Bedding, Home goods (laundry hamper, bath mat), Kitchen items (pots & pans, dishes, uensils), Hygiene items (soap, shampoo, toothpaste), Cleaning supplies, Target gift cards. For health and safety reasons, all Welcome Home items must be new & unopened. Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

Collect Virtual Miles for Students Run LA

SRLA is celebrating the Class of 2020 the only way they know how - racking up the miles! Together, their goal is to run 2,020 miles before June 20 in celebration of the Class of 2020. It's FREE to sign up for this challenge but, if you can, they hope that you'll also consider adding a donation to keep SRLA running for the next generation of runners. Make the Honor Roll! Everyone who submits miles will become a part of the SRLA Honor Roll and receive a finisher certificate. How to Join: Register for the event by clicking: https://runsignup.com/Race/CA/Tarzana/SRLA2020Challenge. Go for a run __. Snap some pictures and share them on social media with #SRLAStepUpforSeniors. Open your confirmation email (sent after registration). Click "Manage Registration".Select "Results" for the SRLA Step Up of Seniors Challenge. Enter your distance and submit!. Keep running! After you register you can use that link to enter your distance for every run between now and June 20th.
Categories: Volunteers Keywords: , , , , ,

Pose for a Purpose with AHEAD With Horses Inc

AHEAD With Horses is devoted to improving the quality of life of disabled, disadvantaged, and special needs children through equine therapy using vaulting also known as gymnastics on a horse. Whether itÕs seeing a smile from an otherwise Ònon-responsiveÓ child, or watching someone taking their first steps, the hundreds of children they serve each year regularly hit major physical, mental, and emotional milestonesÑgifts that last a lifetime. They are asking people to participate in their #PoseForAPurpose Campaign. Take a picture of yourself doing a vaulting pose, post it on social media with #PoseForAPurpose and challenge your friends to do the same or make a donation.
Categories: Donations, Virtual Keywords: , , , ,

Donate Summer Care Packages for The San Gabriel Pomona Parents’ Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center

The San Gabriel Pomona Parents' Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center welcomes you to help make a difference during the summer by donating puzzles, educational toys, and batteries for their care packages to families of children with special needs from birth to 22 years of age. Parents' Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center is a nonprofit that serves families of children with special needs from birth to 22 years of age. Volunteers are able to donate items for thier cause, by purchasing items online and having them directly shipped to them. Your other option would be to purchase the items and drop them off at their center by making an appointment. An Amazon Wish List has been created to give you an idea of the types of items children can use while at home as a family. Their Amazon Wish list link is: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/FKX2PDQH52R5?ref=cm_sw_em_r_wl_dp_wFxz72jvrFX6Y

Donate to Hollywood Food Coalition Meal Engagement Program

Hollywood Food Coalition Meal Engagement Program has been around for 33 years. They serve a delicious and nutritious multi-course "to-go" meal to food insecure people every night of the year (all comers!). DONATE produce, veggies, bread, meat, fish, fowl, baked goods and beverages. Or non-latex gloves, cottony masks, disposable aprons, aluminum foil, cleansers with bleach, or dish-washing soap. How about backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, socks, hygiene products, or blankets? Donate online at www.hofoco.org Send a check: Hollywood Food Coalition, PO Box 480157, LA, CA 90048 Text "give" to 323.402.5704. Almost all of their food is donated. They accept food, some personal goods (see above), CASH, time, advice, word-of-mouth, driving & picking up their donations or delivering them, and good humor.

Help Fill the Pantry at Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern California

Help Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern California fill their Parent Food Pantry! The "Parent PantryÓ is made available to parents on the Hematology/Oncology Unit at Loma Linda University ChildrenÕs Hospital. Patient hospital stays range from days, to weeks, and often times several months. The pantry will help provide a meal or snack for parents as they stay at their childÕs bedside. This will help alleviate some of the financial burden and the need to leave their childÕs bedside for a meal. 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. Contact them to schedule drop off days and for more information!",No
Categories: Donations Keywords: , , , , ,

Donate to Help Feed Those Most Impacted by COVID-19 with Meals on Wheels West

Every day Meals on Wheels West is enrolling more seniors, people living with disabilities, veterans, formerly homeless people, the chronically ill and the most vulnerable to Covid 19. During the last few unprecedented weeks, Meals on Wheels West has seen a 45% increase in the number of people they are Delivering More Than a Meal to. They are incredibly thankful for the continued support of the Meals on Wheels West community, including volunteers, donors and media. You can help from the comforts of your home by donating to purchase meals for those most vulnerable to COVID-19 here: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=HExqXRjZp7fkALWWdIM03AHiRte2lcOX4gJXLbUhENQ8mnConUDTNycf2cKpThYshFk93m&country.x=US&locale.x=US

Fund Illumination Foundation Client & Staff COVID-19 Support

Illumination FoundationÕs Client and Staff COVID-19 Support Fund was created to take immediate action toward the protection, prevention and safety of their clients who they serve 24 hours a day throughout Southern California and to access emergency items needed to combat this virus.The fund will help to meet the needs of increased healthcare costs as this crisis escalates. The Illumination Foundation is serving more clients every day in order to get the vulnerable street homeless into their safe care. This population is the most susceptible to COVID-19. As this crisis continues, they anticipate that more of their neighbors will become homeless and will need a place to call home. Click here to donate : https://www.ifhomeless.org/covid-19-support-fund/

Advocate Vitually for PATH

Join PATH Cares Advocacy Group. Help your homeless neighbors, while practicing safe social distancing at home. Advocate for PATH by sharing the work we do to end homelessness with your network. During the virtual event, we are asking you to: 1. Follow us on social media. 2. Post on social media and tag PATH. 3. Email or call your friends and family. 4. Send us a video telling us what home means to you. When you RSVP, you will receive an email with the PATH Cares COVID-19 Toolkit, a document that includes language and photos for posting for PATH on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linked in, through email, and over the phone. Viritaul events take place every Tuesday from 4pm-5pm. Click here to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/post-for-path-tickets-101132295418

Help Pack Delicious Meals for the Disabled and Homebound Clients of Khalsa Care Foundation

Help pack delicious meals for the disabled and homebound, in partnership with the L.A. City Department of Disability and Khalsa Care Foundation. Before the pandemic, they served 1,000 meals per day. Now, demand has tripled! They greatly need your help. Los Angeles Mayor's Office, Department of Disability and Khalsa Care Foundation have partnered up to provide 3,000 meals daily to individuals with disabilities. There is a urgent need to support those that are most vulnerable during these times. Important Details: While volunteering at the temple, all volunteers must: cover their heads with a scarf or hat and remove their shoes in the kitchen. Volunteers aged 16-17 must bring a completed Minor Waiver Form (found on LA Works website) signed by a legal guardian. Minor volunteers who do not have completed forms will be unable to participate. Click here for more information and to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C3l00000hp9KKEAY
Categories: Volunteers Keywords: , , , ,

Help Pack Delicious Meals for the Disabled and Homebound Clients of Khalsa Care Foundation

Help pack delicious meals for the disabled and homebound, in partnership with the L.A. City Department of Disability and Khalsa Care Foundation. Before the pandemic, they served 1,000 meals per day. Now, demand has tripled! They greatly need your help. Los Angeles Mayor's Office, Department of Disability and Khalsa Care Foundation have partnered up to provide 3,000 meals daily to individuals with disabilities. There is a urgent need to support those that are most vulnerable during these times. Important Details: While volunteering at the temple, all volunteers must: cover their heads with a scarf or hat and remove their shoes in the kitchen. Volunteers aged 16-17 must bring a completed Minor Waiver Form (found on LA Works website) signed by a legal guardian. Minor volunteers who do not have completed forms will be unable to participate. Click here for more information and to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0C3l00000hp9KKEAY
Categories: Volunteers Keywords: , , , ,
Page 1 of 31 2 3