Projects tagged with "Seniors"

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Help Make Quilts for Veterans with SoCal Quilts of Valor

SoCal Quilts of Valor cut, sew and press quilts to be given to military Veterans. They meet every Thursday afternoon except holidays from 12:30-4:30. Come for as long as you can help! If you want to sew, bring a machine or let them know ahead of time to bring a spare. They are also always in need of donations. Cash is welcome as well as cotton yardage/fabric. Any color or print except juvenile. Please see website for more details! Donations are accepted year round!

Support Veterans at The Salvation Army’s 2nd Annual National Donut Day Eating Championship

Help support Veterans and see history being made at The Salvation Army's 2nd Annual National Donut Day Eating Championship in front of the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Watch the best competitive eaters in the country vie to break the world record. Cheer on KRTH's own Gary Bryan and others in the local preliminary donut eating contest. And support The Salvation Army and its programs dedicated to helping Veterans throughout the Southland. They need volunteers to assist with unloading and loading stage equipment, stage setup, and clean-up. There will be some heavy lifting involved, so keep that in mind. This is a fun event and volunteers will receive a T-shirt. If you are interested in volunteering, kindly contact Michelle for more information: Michelle.Yang@usw.salvationamy.org To learn more, please visit: DonutDay.org
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Interact with the Seniors at The Salvation Army and Lead Various Actiivities

The Salvation Army's Silvercrest in Lake View Terrace, CA is looking for volunteers leaders who like interacting with seniors and can lead various activities such as arts and crafts or group excercise. And if you don't have a craft or activity, thats ok! Why not come by to lead a game of bingo? Let them know what you want to do and they are open to discussing your ideas! They are also in need of volunteers who can be translators or teach ESL. The most common language is Spanish. Looking for people who are available to come in either Monday or Tuesday for 1-2 hours sometime between 9am-4pm. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Hugo Fuentes (818) 899-4184 for more info.
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Lead Group Exercise Clases at The Salvation Army Weingart Center in Hollywood

The Salvation Army Weingart Center in Hollywood, CA is looking for volunteers to lead group exercise classes (yoga, zumba, aerobics, etc). Available class times are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays 10am-1pm for Seniors Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 5pm-7pm for Adults If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity please contact Amanda Soto (Amanda.Soto@usw.salvationarmy.org) with experience and availability. The Salvation Army Weingart Youth Center has become a safe haven for boys and girls, many of whom come from single-parent households, and live in low-income areas which make them vulnerable to juvenile crime. The Center provides for their physical and educational needs through a number of enrichment activities, including after school youth programs, computer instruction, sports, arts & crafts and homework assistance. Adults and seniors are also served on a limited basis with low-impact aerobics and work-related computer instruction.
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Help Seniors at the Westside Senior Helath and Wellness Fair

Senior Fair Helper Volunteers are needed for one-hour shifts to help at the Westside Senior Health and Wellness Fair. The Fair is an opportunity for seniors and their friends and family on Los Angeles' westside to get free health screenings, entertainment, give-aways, food and refreshments.
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Assist Kidsave at their 20th Anniversary Miracles Gala

Kidsave is looking for awesome on-site volunteers to help with a variety of day-of tasks. This will be for their 20th Anniversary Miracles Gala at Avalon Hollywood + Bardot. They will be having a dinner, live and silent auction, and dancing. Volunteer opportunities available are: -Event Set-Up (arrival 2:00PM) -- help with setting up the tables, floral decorations, and auction item displays. This shift would be for 3-4 hours. -Event Registration (arrival 4:30PM) -- help with checking in guests using on-line mobile bidding software (BidPal) and making sure guests are greeted with a smile and bid paddle ;) -Greeters and Table Seaters (arrival 5:00PM) -- help with flow by making sure guests know where they are seated and are able to properly find their seat; be a smiling face as they arrive -Auction Check-Out (arrival 7:00PM) -- help get auction items set-up for check-out in Bardot; help with getting all items to guests (this will be a part for those who are interested in staying for dancing!!) Requirements & Commitment: Must be at least 18 2-4 hours (flexible to be longer or shorter) Click here to apply: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2932188.jsp
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Morning at 10am

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). It’s a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we make creativity kits for Youth Policy Institute! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

Assist in a Paint Party for Seniors for Volunteer Action for Aging

Volunteers are needed to assist in a paint party for seniors! Volunteer Action for Aging brings activities to seniors to keep them socially engaged. If you like chatting with seniors and creative projects please join us. As a volunteer you will help make simple "mocktails" for participants and support them with encouragement and tips as they paint. Art experience is not necessary - just the ability to listen to the instructions given and relay that information to seniors if they require extra assistance. Those who speak Spanish are especially needed, however English only is great too! *under 18 welcome if parent/guardian is present. Click here to apply: https://www.volunteermatch.org/results/opp_detail.jsp?oppid=2912633
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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.

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.

Join A Place Called Home for their Health and Garden Expo

This convention will provide access to basic preventive services and screenings; an opportunity to enroll in low-cost or free health care coverage; and it will also encourage participants to make positive changes to their lifestyle and behavior in order to improve their health. The resource portion of this fair is targeted to increase awareness of the opportunities, services and programs offers to the community. This will be a wonderful opportunity for parents and community members to receive critical services and learn about resources within the community. Please contact volunteer@apch.org for selection of shift. They are currently looking for a sponsorship of $5k for this event. Deliverables can be provided upon request. Please email gilbert@apch.org

Join a Potted Plant Making and Sing a Long evnet with One Incredible Family

You will be assisting the elderly family members in doing something therapeutic and “earthy” by getting their fingers in the soil and creating potted plants for their rooms. After, everyone will share a wonderful sing-a-long with them. No singing ability required! No project supplies required. Just bring yourself and an upbeat and cheerful attitude! Age Minimum (with Adult):8+, Minimum Age:12+ Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: Helping The Elderly To Transplant House Plants Into Terra Cotta Pots. Delivering Those Plants To Their Rooms. Afterward, Volunteers Will Be Singing With The Senior Citizens. Click here to sign up: https://www.laworks.com/opportunity/a0CA000000pxLHNMA2
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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Monday Morning at 10am

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the summer! Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10). It’s a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we make Father's Day gifts and cards for a local nonprofit! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.

Join the World’s Largest Street Painting Festival in Collaboration with Light Bringer Project

Join the world’s largest street painting festival with over 600 artists! Free and open to the public this Father’s Day weekend marks the 26th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival at The Paseo. Over 600 skilled chalk artists from all over the world will come together to celebrate the unique art form. The festival offers visitors an opportunity to experience art on Paseo Colorado’s famous plaza for free. The Pasadena Chalk Festival places over 25,000 sticks of pastel chalks in the hands of hundreds of Madonnari (Italian for street painter) to spend the weekend creating spectacular murals on concrete canvases throughout the shopping plaza that stretches over three city blocks. Many artistic styles are represented in the Pasadena Chalk Festival: classical, contemporary, whimsical, socially relevant. Teams and Individual artists represent schools, creative companies, cultural organizations and artistic families.
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