Projects tagged with "Homelessness"

Help Angel Hanz For The Homeless Help Others

ALL SUMMER LONG! Help make a difference and sign up to volunteer with Angel Hanz For The Homeless. They need help with daily admin activities such as grant writing, researching potential grant opportunities, assistance in soliciting donations and sponsorships, running errands, stocking and organizing storage space, and being on call to transport animals with medical emergencies.
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Join the Volunteer from Home Program at Ascencia

ALL SUMMER LONG! The Virtual Volunteer Program was created in response to COVID-19 as a way to keep volunteers engaged and connected to Ascencia. There are several ways to stay connected. Volunteers can assemble hygiene kits, prepare lunches, and more.

Pitch in for the Youth Volunteer Opportunities at Ascencia

ALL SUMMER LONG! Ascensia offers several youth volunteer opportunities, for those age 14-18, such as shelter volunteer, office volunteer, social media ambassador, donation closet organizer and volunteering on a budget.

Lead Virtual/In-Person Children’s Activities Aviva Family and Children’s Services

ALL SUMMER LONG! Lead virtual/in-person children’s activities or workshops for youth and adults through Aviva Family and Children's Services.
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Donate to Help the Hungry Find Food with Food Oasis

ALL SUMMER LONG! As of July 2022, about 1 in 4 people in Los Angeles county are food insecure, meaning they worry about having enough food for their family. We are committed to connecting food seekers to free food resources in Los Angeles County. Food Oasis is a 100% volunteer-run through Hack for LA. Our volunteers have done amazing work but we need your help to maintain and expand this important resource. Your tax-deductible donation helps us offset the costs involved with marketing and updating our directory.

Help with the Basics – Purchase, Assemble and Donate Hygiene Kits

ALL SUMMER LONG! We help over 11,000 people a year and most of them are in need of basics like shampoo, soap, toothpaste, etc. So we go through a lot of hygiene kits! Your donation of these kits helps these folks to not only stay clean and healthy, but also to uphold their dignity. Create hygiene kits for our participants transitioning out of homelessness. Purchase the items yourself or host a drive, then assemble the items into kits. Please click on this link to view the items we would love for you to put into the hygiene kits. https://lafh.my.salesforce.com/sfc/p/6A00000396MT/a/RP000000XfMB/U3ZUVzuY_OiFrAQluQXHXbAm4JicJHEUtH34GPzlUFk. Once your kits are assembled, a drop-off time must be scheduled between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday.

Help Break the Cycle of Homelessness and Volunteer with Los Angeles Mission

ALL SUMMER LONG! As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to impact the lives of neighbors and friends in the Skid Row area. Los Angeles Mission does ask that you create an account, go through one of their orientations, and that all volunteers be 16+.
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Donate to Los Angeles Mission and Fight Poverty and Homelessness

ALL SUMMER LONG! Whether they lost their job because of the pandemic or were experiencing homelessness before this crisis, so many Skid Row neighbors need a compassionate supporter like you.
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Help Assemble Welcome Home Kits for PATH’s Newly Housed Clients

ALL SUMMER LONG! Every week, PATH moves dozens of previously homeless families off the streets and into homes. Help their new residents feel safe and comfortable in their new home by providing a "Welcome Home Kit" filled with basic home goods, kitchen items, and cleaning supplies. Welcome Home Kits are critical, especially amidst all the uncertainty of the pandemic. These kits not only meet the families’ essential needs, but they can help start their journey of having a new place to call home! Please check out their Welcome Home Wishlist to help support! Urgent Needs:Bedding, Home goods (laundry hamper, bath mat, shower caddy), Kitchen items (pots & pans, dishes, utensils), Hygiene items (soap, shampoo, toothpaste), Cleaning supplies, School Supplies, Target gift cards. *For health and safety reasons, all Welcome Home items must be new & unopened*.

Donate Hygiene Items for Unhoused Folks with PATH

ALL SUMMER LONG! 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.

Donate to Fight Homelessness and Support PATH

ALL SUMMER LONG! Thank you for considering a gift to PATH. Your support helps them provide critical resources and services to those experiencing homelessness in the community. All gifts can be designated towards a specific PATH region. There are various ways to give, so please consider supporting PATH!

Have a car? Help PATH and Become a Food Rescue Driver

ALL SUMMER LONG! Food Rescue Driver volunteers will help the PATH staff team to combat food insecurity by helping to bring much needed food resources directly to the communities that they serve. PATH partners with local food rescue agencies, grocery stores, and restaurants to rescue excess food and then distribute it to individuals and families that are food insecure. Food Rescue Drivers commit to a regularly scheduled weekly food rescue shift, where they are assigned a day and time to pick up food donations for delivery to a local PATH site. This position is ideal for individuals who would like to help support individuals and families impacted by homelessness, and at the same time help reduce food waste. Shifts are currently available immediately on Monday and Friday mornings to support PATH sites in the Metro LA and Hollywood areas. Please email us at PATHVolunteers@epath.org to learn more, or to sign up to get started as a Food Rescue Driver! Drivers must be 18 years of age or older.
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Help Fight Hunger and Donate to Project Angel Food

ALL SUMMER LONG! Did you know? 86 cents of every dollar donated goes directly to our medically tailored meal delivery program. Help support Project Angel Food’s work today. Your donation will ensure that someone who is seriously ill will not go hungry.

Sponsor a Van to Help Feed Those in Need for Project Angel Food

ALL SUMMER LONG! Project Angel Food believes that food is medicine and food is love. Our fleet of vans crisscrosses the 4,700 square miles via 52 delivery routes in Los Angeles County daily, bringing medically tailored meals to our neighbors near and far suffer from critical and terminal illnesses.
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Volunteer at Project Minnie

ALL SUMMER LONG! Project Minnie is always in need of caring people who can pack food, make sandwiches, help distribute supplies, and photograph the animals on the boardwalk. They also need folks who will generously donate their time and expertise for specialized tasks including legal advice, grant writing, newsletter writing, graphic design and public relations. To learn more about volunteering opportunities, please email amanda@projectminnie.org.
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Donate to Project Minnie

ALL SUMMER LONG! Project Minnie relies solely on your charitable contributions! Your gifts makes a world of difference for pets of the homeless. With your donation, they can feed a homeless dog or cat for a week, improve a dog’s safety by providing a leash, harness and/or collar, keep a pet warm with a sweater or bed, and much more!
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Want to Help Fight Hunger? Help USHS By Volunteering For a Kitchen Shift

ALL SUMMER LONG! Interested in food prep and meal service? These volunteer shifts are an integral part of maintaining an efficient and successful kitchen and meal program. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old to volunteer in the kitchen with a chaperone and 16 to volunteer without one.

Help Cook a Meal for Folks at USHS

ALL SUMMER LONG! Union Station Homeless Services relies on the support of volunteer groups to provide daily home-cooked meals to shelter residents and community members in need. If your family, corporation, or civic group would like to cook and serve a meal at one of their shelters, consider sponsoring an Adopt-a-Meal! For details email volunteer@unionstationhs.org to schedule a date to serve at either their Adult Center or Family Center facility.

Make and Provide Lunches for Residents at USHS

ALL SUMMER LONG! Union Station Homeless Services needs volunteer groups to provide lunches for the shelter residents and community members in need. Email volunteer@unionstationhs.org to schedule a date to donate up to 50 sack lunches at their Adult Center – 412 S. Raymond Ave. Pasadena CA 91105 or Le Blanc ( 11652 Garvey Ave, El Monte 91732) housing site.

Help Provide Hygiene Kits for Folks at USHS

ALL SUMMER LONG! Union Station Homeless Services’ Hygiene Kits Program helps them provide people experiencing homelessness with a “Hygiene Kit” of necessary items. Please see flyer on their website for details and email volunteer@unionstationhs.org to schedule a delivery to their Adult Center – 412 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA; Monday – Friday between 9 am – 4:00 pm.
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