Projects tagged with "School"

Join The Assistance League of Los Angeles for a Family Day of Service

For nearly 100 years, Assistance League of Los Angeles has worked to improve the lives of underserved, foster and homeless children in our community. The League's Family Day of Service will be a unique opportunity for local families to give back to children in need. For this event they will be collecting a variety of scholastic goodies for children that include crayons, rulers, colored paper, spiral notebooks, pencils, erasers, wide-ruled notebook paper, colored pencils, glue sticks, index cards, educational workbooks and gift cards. On the day of the event, attendees will sort and pack all the supplies, make special handmade cards and enjoy light refreshment and entertainment. Please join them as they kick off their centennial year, by attending this FREE, family friendly event. Please register by visiting: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/assistance-league-of-los-angeles-family-day-of-service-registration-46670040347

Join Reading for Kids for their Reading Clubs

Reading to Kids organizes monthly reading clubs on the second Saturday of every month at eight downtown Los Angeles elementary schools. The reading clubs run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pairs of volunteer readers read aloud to small groups of students from the elementary school (typically between 4 and 6 children per group) in a fun environment. Teachers at the elementary school provide supervision and guidance throughout the morning. To volunteer at the next reading clubs, please visit http://www.readingtokids.org where you'll need to register and RSVP. For more information, please feel free to e-mail at info@readingtokids.org or call (310) 479-7455. For exact locations, please visit http://www.readingtokids.org. Volunteers must be 18 or older to volunteer with Reading to Kids. Requirements & Commitment: Background Check Must be at least 18 . Time commitemnt is 3 hours a month
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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.