Projects tagged with "Shopping"

Volunteer with Hollywood Food Coalition Meal Engagement Program

Come volunteer with Hollywood Food Coalition! HFC's Meal Engagement Program has been around for 33 years. They serve a delicious and nutritious multi-course "to-go" meal to food insecure people every night of the year (all comers!). They have two volunteer shifts available each day. Meal prep (sous chef, salad prep, dessert plating, you name it) and Meal Service. They are compliant with all Covid-l9 safety protocols and restrictions. The dinner service begins at 6:30pm, Mon-Fri, at their kitchen on the Salvation Army Campus, at 5939 Hollywood Blvd. (They are a secular organization: no religious test required for entry). On Sat & Sun, they are at their "away" site, on the corner of Romaine St. and N. Orange Drive (90038). Every day they have a lot of fun and would love to have you join. Go to their website, hofoco.org, and sign up on the Sign-Up Genius site. Wear comfy clothes and closed shoes.

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 Summer Essentials to Aviva Family and Children’s Services

Aviva Family and Children's Services provides compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance to at-risk children and families and they are hosting their first Drive-thru End of Summer Giveaway! It will take place on August 15, 2020 for all Aviva clients. Attendees will receive clothing, shoes, hygiene products, toys, books, school supplies, and MORE! Your contribution will ensure that every child receives school supplies in preparation for the upcoming school year. A list of needed items will be available through Amazon Smile Charity Lists on June 15. Simply got to Amazon Smile Charity Lists, search Aviva's legal name, Hamburger Home, and click on the items you would like to contribute. Items will be sent directly to their main office. Aviva Family and Children's Services is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your receipt as your official record. An official in kind letter will be mailed to you after they receive the donation. Please email anavarrete@aviva.org stating you made a donation.

Fund Isolation/Quarantine Kits for COVID-19 Shelters for PATH LA

PATH LA is working in close collaboration with the city and funders to support our homeless neighbors during this crisis. One of our newest initiatives has been the opening of several new quarantine and isolation sites to shelter folks who are at-risk or have tested positive for COVID-19. We are serving over 400 individuals at these sites through shelter, wraparound case management services and social support throughout the length of their stay. Urgent Needs: Hygiene Items: toothbrushes, toothpaste, hair brushes, sanitary napkins, adult diapers, unused clothing, socks, backpacks, slippers - Isolation activities: books, markers, activity books, puzzles, board games (Jenga, Uno, cards, Scrabble, Dominos, Checkers, Chess, Connect 4), coloring books, crayons, puzzles, puzzle books, adult coloring, books, pencils. Drinks, snacks. Notes/cards of encouragement . *For health and safety reasons, all items must be new & unopened. Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

Donate Care Kits for PATH LA

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. Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

Provide Food Support Kits for Seniors

Our neighbors living in supportive housing are among the most vulnerable to COVID-19. We are in need of non-perishable food donations, so that they may remain safe and healthy in their homes. When you are next out grocery shopping, please consider filling your basket with a few extra food items and/or cleaning supplies to help their most vulnerable neighbors stay healthy. Food support bags can be assembled in cardboard boxes or reusable grocery bags. These kits will be distributed directly to those most in need. Urgent Needs:Cereal, Rice or pasta, Canned goods, Non-perishable snacks, Cleaning supplies. Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

Help Provide Essential Items for Families

Help provide critically needed essential items to keep families safe and cared for, as they stay at home in a shelter, motel, or supportive housing site. Family Kits can be assembled in reusable tote or grocery bags.Urgent Needs:Diapers, Wipes, Soap & shampoo, Baby formula, Non-perishable snacks. At-home activities for kids of all ages (ex. books, craft kits, and art supplies). Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

Provide Welcome Home Kits for PATH Metro Villas

With the opening of our newest supportive housing site, PATH Metro Villas, we will be welcoming 120 previously homeless adults and Veterans to a new home. Help our new residents feel safe and comfortable in their new home by providing basic home goods, kitchen items, and cleaning supplies. Urgent Needs: Bedding, Home goods (laundry hamper, bath mat), Kitchen items (pots & pans, dishes, uensils), Hygiene items (soap, shampoo, toothpaste), Cleaning supplies, Target gift cards. For health and safety reasons, all Welcome Home items must be new & unopened. Ship to: PATH, 340 N. Madison Ave, Attn: Development, Los Angeles, CA 90004 (or) click here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15rC0GvICQ29k4kuPVHMgLCEo9Rq4CMdqCObnXKGPE28/viewform?edit_requested=true and fill out to schedule a drop off

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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Help Ascencia and Provide Essentials to People Experiancing Homelessness

Ascencia has always leaned on their community for support and care for their clients. They need more help than ever to provide for 45 of their shelter residents (men, women, and children) that are housed 24/7 at their facility. One way you can help is by dropping off prepared meals for their 45 shelter residents along with beverages, plates, cups, napkins, and utensils. Click the link to sign up: https://bit.ly/3eKrrZi. Want to help without leaving your home? Click here to browse local restaurants that will deliver catering: https://bit.ly/36S1OTZ Not able to provide meals but still want to help? Click the link to donate: https://www.ascenciaca.org/donate/ They are so grateful for anything you can do!

Help Sort Food with the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

The North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry was formed 35 years ago by five very dedicated women who came from different religious congregations in the East San Fernando Valley and saw the growing problem of hunger right in their own backyard. Curently, the Pantry has an on going need for food donations and volunteers to help sort. Schedule can be customized within rules of the Temple. Must be 12+. Must wear closed shoes. Must bring masks and gloves. Perishable food donations can be arranged. If interested, please contact barbara@nhifp.org.

Support At-Risk Families at Pico Union Project

The Pico Union Project believes that no one should go to bed hungry. During this pandemic, they currently distribute free fresh produce, childrenÕs books and household supplies to 2000 neighborhood families every week. Make a gift today to the PUP Emergency Fund to support the many families who need help! They are also in need of sturdy grocery bags, gloves, and lunches for their volunteers! They accept online donations as well as drop offs. Please coordinate drop-offs with office. Here is the link to donate: http://www.picounionproject.org/pico-union-project-community-emergency-drive
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Donate Summer Care Packages for The San Gabriel Pomona Parents’ Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center

The San Gabriel Pomona Parents' Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center welcomes you to help make a difference during the summer by donating puzzles, educational toys, and batteries for their care packages to families of children with special needs from birth to 22 years of age. Parents' Place Family Resource and Empowerment Center is a nonprofit that serves families of children with special needs from birth to 22 years of age. Volunteers are able to donate items for thier cause, by purchasing items online and having them directly shipped to them. Your other option would be to purchase the items and drop them off at their center by making an appointment. An Amazon Wish List has been created to give you an idea of the types of items children can use while at home as a family. Their Amazon Wish list link is: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/FKX2PDQH52R5?ref=cm_sw_em_r_wl_dp_wFxz72jvrFX6Y

Donate Art Supplies for East San Gabriel Valley SELPA & Community Advisory Committee 2021 Art Festival

The East San Gabriel Valley SELPA, in partnership with the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) (a group of parent volunteers), holds the Annual Arts Festival to bring together several school districts in the East San Gabriel Valley. This event allows 1000+ students with disabilities in their community to participate in numerous activities such as painting, jewelry making, art therapy/coloring, dancing, paper flower creation, mask decorating, clay sculptures, and much more. They are currently preparing for this event that will take place next year and would greatly appreciate any donation you can make. For your convenience, they have created a list, on amazon, of the most popular supplies used at the festival. The Amazon Art Festival Wish List: https://a.co/7Lpl7jN. Supplies can be shipped thorough Amazon to the address below. You may also drop off the items, by appointment only. Please contact Maria Davis at 626-966-1679 to make an appointment. Each year this amazing event continues to grow and they are hopeful that you will participate to help bring joy and inclusion to the special needs community. If you have any questions or would like more information on the Annual Arts Festival, please contact cacselpa@gmail.com.
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Advocate Vitually for PATH

Join PATH Cares Advocacy Group. Help your homeless neighbors, while practicing safe social distancing at home. Advocate for PATH by sharing the work we do to end homelessness with your network. During the virtual event, we are asking you to: 1. Follow us on social media. 2. Post on social media and tag PATH. 3. Email or call your friends and family. 4. Send us a video telling us what home means to you. When you RSVP, you will receive an email with the PATH Cares COVID-19 Toolkit, a document that includes language and photos for posting for PATH on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linked in, through email, and over the phone. Viritaul events take place every Tuesday from 4pm-5pm. Click here to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/post-for-path-tickets-101132295418

Advocate Vitually for PATH

Join PATH Cares Advocacy Group. Help your homeless neighbors, while practicing safe social distancing at home. Advocate for PATH by sharing the work we do to end homelessness with your network. During the virtual event, we are asking you to: 1. Follow us on social media. 2. Post on social media and tag PATH. 3. Email or call your friends and family. 4. Send us a video telling us what home means to you. When you RSVP, you will receive an email with the PATH Cares COVID-19 Toolkit, a document that includes language and photos for posting for PATH on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linked in, through email, and over the phone. Viritaul events take place every Tuesday from 4pm-5pm. Click here to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/post-for-path-tickets-101132295418

Advocate Vitually for PATH

Join PATH Cares Advocacy Group. Help your homeless neighbors, while practicing safe social distancing at home. Advocate for PATH by sharing the work we do to end homelessness with your network. During the virtual event, we are asking you to: 1. Follow us on social media. 2. Post on social media and tag PATH. 3. Email or call your friends and family. 4. Send us a video telling us what home means to you. When you RSVP, you will receive an email with the PATH Cares COVID-19 Toolkit, a document that includes language and photos for posting for PATH on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linked in, through email, and over the phone. Viritaul events take place every Tuesday from 4pm-5pm. Click here to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/post-for-path-tickets-101132295418

Support Big Sunday’s Donation Drop-off Day

Every Wednesday, from July 1- Aug 5, Big Sunday will host a donation drop off day. Each Wednesday we will highlight a much needed item. Please adhere to social distancing rules and wear a mask. Donations of nonperishable, unexpired food items, gently used clothing, kid's books, and new school supplies are always welcome.
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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 mperes@bgccarson.org for donation drop off info.
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Advocate Vitually for PATH

Join PATH Cares Advocacy Group. Help your homeless neighbors, while practicing safe social distancing at home. Advocate for PATH by sharing the work we do to end homelessness with your network. During the virtual event, we are asking you to: 1. Follow us on social media. 2. Post on social media and tag PATH. 3. Email or call your friends and family. 4. Send us a video telling us what home means to you. When you RSVP, you will receive an email with the PATH Cares COVID-19 Toolkit, a document that includes language and photos for posting for PATH on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linked in, through email, and over the phone. Viritaul events take place every Tuesday from 4pm-5pm. Click here to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/post-for-path-tickets-101132295418
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