Projects tagged with "Homelessness"

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.

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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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.

Come Out to Support the Veterans of the Antelope Valley and Get Your Color On!

Bring your family and GET YOUR COLOR ON for a 5k through Pelona Vista Park that's a little on-road and a little off-road...nothing you can't handle. Plenty of color stations at every kilometer focusing on the colors of America. The starting line has great music to get you motivated for your WARM-UP and plenty more jams to motivate through your day. Waves start at 8am and go every few minutes. Suitable for all levels of walkers, runners and those in between of all ages. This is an un-timed event. Benefiting transitional housing, scholarships, financial assistance and PTSD counseling. Run starts at 8am. Registration fee is $35 (includes race shirt, dog tag, sunglasses and bandanna. Here is the link to register: https://www.active.com/palmdale-ca/running/vets-4-veterans-5k-color-blast-fun-run-2018

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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Help Distribute Food and Clothing to the Homeless with Food on Foot

You can help distribute food and clothing to the homeless and poor with Food on Foot on any Sunday, from 3:15pm to 5:00pm, at Food on Foot's Hollywood location (1625 N. Schrader Blvd.) 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.)

Donate Much Needed Men’s Clothing to Safe Place for Youth

69% of the youth that visit Safe Place for Youth are male, so their biggest ask is always men's clothing! They are currently asking for specific donations of men's boxer-briefs in all sizes. They have been running very low these past couple weeks and would really appreciate the support of the community in bringing more in! Please visit https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/26B4TLX9DC4AB/ref=cm_sw_su_w for their wishlist! Safe Place for Youth is a non-profit that serves youth experiencing homelessness in West Los Angeles. Our drop-in center, located in Venice, provides youth with critical resources including food, clothing, health and wellness, case management, and education and employment services.
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Join Safe Place for Youth for their 3rd Annual Gala

Safe Place for Youth (SPY) provides life-saving support to homeless and at-risk youth ages 12-25 in West Los Angeles. Join SPY on Thursday, June 14, 2018 for their 3rd Annual Gala! This year's benefit will celebrate community leaders and the resilient homeless youth who inspire us daily. Join SPY for a night of delicious food and drinks, live music, silent auction and much more! All funds raised from SPY's Gala will go directly towards providing resources to over 1,000 youth annually. Click link to purchase tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spys-3rd-annual-gala-tickets-44224731362 All funds raised from the their 3rd Annual Gala will go directly towards SPY programs.

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 sack lunches for My Friend's Place! 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 Big Sunday Help Lutheran Social Services of Southern California with a Makeover Event

General makeover of the interior of the facility. Painting, installing mirrors in the clothing selection area, sorting clothing, repair and revamp bathroom, hanging cork boards, etc. SHIFTS: 1st shift - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 2nd shift – 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM *A light lunch will be served at 12 PM on both days. LSS-SC is a 501(c)3 non-profit that serves the needs of local veterans and other underserved SoCal residents, regardless of race, creed or orientation since 1946.

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/opp2905017.jsp
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Join L.A. Kitchen and Help Provide Food to Families and Individuals in Need

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 leave all big purses, bags, personal belongings at home Non-slip shoes with high-grip soles are strongly recommended. Volunteers will be provided disposable aprons, gloves, and hairnets to wear while working. Volunteers are welcomed to bring their own caps and aprons to use onsite. Please arrive at least 15 mins before your scheduled volunteer time to find parking. Click here to sign up and get more info: More info to come click here: https://lakitchen.z2systems.com/np/clients/lakitchen/eventRegistration.jsp?event=8206& For More info contact: engagela@lakitchen.org / 213-269-8260
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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/

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/opp2905021.jsp
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