Projects tagged with "Mentoring"

Make Your Way Through a Virtual Mystery with HANDS4HOPE

Make your way through a virtual mystery and play the Stolen Stars Escape Room. The Hands4Hope Youth Board have worked really hard to provide you a fun experience during quarantine that also serves as their fundraiser benefiting the Upper Room Dinning Hall in Placerville. The Upper Room Dining Hall provides meals to the hungry members of their community 365 days a year regardless of race, religion, age, gender, national origin, or income, treating guests with dignity and compassion. Their goal is to raise $3,500 and each sign up to recieve access to the virual mystery get's them $5 closer. All you have to do is open the Google form to get going on your journey. You will receive the link once you purchase your ticket! Here is the link with more info:

Fund School Supplies for Crete Academy

Crete Academy is a school that serves underserved children and they are requesting donations for school supplies for the upcoming school year. 100% of the donations will be used to purchase: paper, pencils, crayons, markers, colored pencils, notebooks, technology and curriculum. In anticipation of delayed summer funding from the state and a reduction in state funding, because of COVID-19, they are requesting donations to cushion their budget and ensure they can provide the supplies and resources needed.
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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:
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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: 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.
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Donate to Pasadena Educational Foundation COVID Response Fund

COVID 19 has changed all our lives, especially for students, teachers, and their families since schools closed last month. For almost 50 years, the Pasadena Educational Foundation has responded to the needs of the PUSD community. This health crisis is presenting new challenges they have never before faced. In an effort to respond quickly to these unanticipated and urgent needs, the Pasadena Educational Foundation has established a Response Fund. Your contribution will help fund the following priorities that they have established, in coordination and partnership with PUSD leadership: Meals for PUSD Students and families, Technology needs for students, 3D printing. They encourage individuals, businesses and corporations, and community organizations to contribute to this fund to help them support their students well being and distance learning needs.
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Donate Essential Items for St. Francis Center Summer Camps

St. Francis Center Youth Summer Camp is held every summer (June to August) for about 200+ youth 6-17 yrs old. Due to the ongoing pandemic, they are working with their traditional summer camp partners to engage their youth for a Òcamp at homeÓ experience throughout summer. Their overnight camp partner will provide a virtual camping experience through their online platform and by sending children home with a camp kit box with activities planned for 6 weeks. Their art and cooking camp partners will also provide an Òat homeÓ version of an art and cooking camp for the youth. They will be providing educational/activity kits to their youth that they will pick up weekly while they participate in the to-go pantry services. They need donations for their youth camp at home experiences such as books, bug spray, flashlights/batteries, sunglasses, hats, small toys, teepees, sunscreen, and lip balm. Other similar items are welcomed. Contact Lucia Garcia for more information.
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Be an Online Tutor for Underprivileged Children at the Joseph Learning Lab

Volunteers are needed to tutor underprivileged children online with core courses, such as reading and math. Online tutoring consists of 45 minute sessions each, based on your availability during the week. Joseph Learning Lab is an educational outreach nonprofit organization. Their mission is to close the learning gap, reduce the dropout rate, and develop students of all ages and diverse backgrounds by allowing them an equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Volunteers are needed to help students in elementary school with homework and core courses so they can grasp learning concepts to improve their confidence, grades and test scores.Tutors are expected to instruct children in 3rd - 5th grade with the use of zoom virtual tutoring sessions. The online tutoring sessions will be based on your availability. There is an application process/fingerprinting before tutoring can start with JLL Nonprofit. Orientation/Training will be provided by JLL Nonprofit. Click here for information and to sign up:

Empower Youth in AmeriCorps Los Angeles’s Virtual Career Development Workshop

AmeriCorps Los Angeles members serve with local partners to expand access to education. Their primary approach is to offer small-group and 1-on-1 instruction. This project is part of RSVP at L.A. Works' Adult Education and Employment initiative. Topics include networking, interview skills, resume, cover letter writing, financial literacy and more. Your choice to volunteer with AmeriCorps Los Angeles is to support young adults in the community who want to make better lives for themselves and be productive citizens in their community. Any experience you have as a professional yourself is invaluable to the youth. If you've ever had a job, you can help someone else make their way through the start of their careers! Volunteers must: Be age 55 or older to participate in RSVP events such as this , Have their own Zoom account (free), and Have technology capabilities such as: internet, video camera on computer, computer access. Click here for more information and to sign up:

Make a Difference in The Laurel Foundation’s Virtual Summer Camp

Camp LaurelÕs Summer Camp is a seven-day camp program for children and youth ages 6-17 affected by HIV/AIDS. Summer Camp focuses on building the bonds that help to create a solid foundation on which the children can grow. The programming, while catering to the fragile physical and mental health of the children and youth, works to increase each participantÕs self-esteem while empowering them to develop the important life skills needed to build independent, successful and healthy lives. This year the summer camp is going to be virtual and going to look very different than it has in previous years. They need your help to make this camp experience just as memorable! Volunteer applications for Virtual Summer Camp are now available! Please contact Lisa for more info! Click here for more information:

Donate Essential Items for Boys & Girls Club Summer Camps

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson will host a summer camp for youth and families in need from ages (6yrs-13yrs) that will run from July 6th- August 14th 9am-5pm. The BGCC is planning on hosting 30 members for our summer camp which will provided programs in three core areas, academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. At this time the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson is looking for water and snack donations. Their members only have access to one water fountain and due to COVID-19 they are planning on providing water bottles for their members daily in order to keep all members safe. Additionally, their members will remain in program from 9am-5pm with only breakfast and lunch available. Since they will serve families in need they are looking to provide healthy snacks to their members. BGCC is looking for any type of granola bars, fruits, raisins, trail mix, fruit juice, cereal, pretzels, or dry popcorn. Please enter through the back entrance on 215th street. Mask, temperature check, and health questionnaire will be required before entering the facility. Please email for donation drop off info.
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