Projects tagged with "Youth"

Get Involved at the Child Care Resource Center’s Community Volunteer Day

Get involved with CCRC! They are hosting a CCRC Community Volunteer Day on Saturday, June 9th, from 10 am to 1 pm at Van Nuys Warehouse at 15126 Raymer Street, Van Nuys, CA 91405! Sign up today and you’ll have the chance to help your community by participating in activities such as: organizing books, building bookshelves and wrapping gifts. They have a limited number of spots available! Invite your friends and register today! Can’t attend but still want to give back? There’s plenty to do! Drop off new or gently used children's books at their Chatsworth office! You can drop them off at the office throughout the week or at the CCRC Book Drop Off on June 9th from 10 am - 1 pm. For more infomation contact us at 1-866-67-4KIDS or Communications@ccrcca.org. Make a tax deductible donation! Your contribution will go toward purchasing much needed educational materials for children in their service area.

Join Inner Arts City Arts’ Campus This Summer to Support Their Youth

Join hundreds of Angelenos on Inner City Arts' campus this summer in support of equal access to arts education for the kids and teens of our city. Summer on Seventh is a special night of art installations, live music on their rooftop, food, drinks, studio tours and more! Proceeds from the event support high quality arts instruction and programming for underserved LA youth. 21+ Event Food and Drink. Appearances by: Cassell's Hamburgers, Everson Royce Bar, Guerrilla Tacos, Pizzanista, Plant Food for People, Silverlake Wine, Starry Kitchen Art Installations and Appearances by: Eric Junker with Andrew Embury, Bert Rodriguez, Lisa Schulte, Dana Eitches Earlybird Admission ($30) available until 11:59pm on Friday, April 13, 2018. General Admission I ($40) on sale Saturday, April 14 until 11:59pm on Thursday, May 31, 2018. General Admission II ($50) on sale Friday, June 1 until Event. For More Info please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/899-kcrw-presents-summer-on-seventh-2018-at-inner-city-arts-tickets-44762623211
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Lend a Hand Running Activities at Olive Crest’s Family Health Awareness Fair

Family Health Awareness Fair: Saturday June 9th, 2018 from 12pm-3pm. Open to everyone. Members of community will come to allow children to participate in different activities while also getting resources from different Mental Health, Fitness and Nutritional agencies. Free food will be served and raffle prizes will be happening. The event takes place at Olive Crest 17800 Woodruff Ave Bellflower, CA 90706. Volunteers are needed to help run activities. These activities are kid friendly. This includes football, soccer, archery, boxing, coloring, basketball and baseball. They also need help running the raffle area, serving food and registration. All volunteers show up at 10am to help set up.

Join Students Run LA Alumni and Your Favorite LA Run Crews for a 5k Race

Enjoy an easy, flat 5K course around the Griffith Park Golf Course. Following the 5K, enjoy free post-race snacks, a DJ, games, and reconnect with some of SRLA’s longest serving SRLA leaders. Registration is open to EVERYONE! If you are a SRLA alum or a Los Angeles run club member, please contact naomi@srla.org for a special discount code! Thru May 20th: $35 After May 20th: $40 All proceeds benefit the next generation of SRLA students. Online registration is available until Friday, June 8th at 11:59 am. Parking: Suggested to arrive 30 minutes before race start. Cars will enter from the north side of Crystal Springs Drive allowing for easy entry and exit from the park. Event schedule and times: Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. It is recommended you arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the race. Event Schedule 7:00 a.m. Check-in opens 8:15 a.m. 5K Fun Run / Walk 9:00 a.m. Refreshments, Games, Raffle 9:30 a.m. Post-run festivities 10:00 a.m. Festival concludes All runners/walkers will receive a SRLA shirt, water, and snacks. Picnics Lots of green space to picnic with family and friends after the run!

Carthay Environmental Studies Needs Your Help Beautifying Their New Habitat Garden.

Carthay Environmental Studies school would love your help planting and weeding their beautiful, new habitat garden. This new California Native garden has taken root where a large lawn once lived in front of the school, and needs some TLC as it gets established. Please join them for some good garden time and a nice lunch. Master Gardeners will be on hand to guide and instruct and the Carthay hens are on hand to cluck! Workdays are always fun at Carthay!
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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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Help Faciliate and Prep Activities for the Kids at Alexandria House’s Summer Camp

The Alexandria House Summer Camp is held every summer (June to August) at Alexandria House for 30 school-aged kids (K-5th grade). The kids go on field trips and participate in arts, sports, and water activities. Volunteers are needed to help facilitate and prep activities and are also welcome to lead their own programs. If you have ideas for camp, please send them to their camp coordinator at stephanie@alexandriahouse.org. All new Alexandria House volunteers are asked to go through an orientation before volunteering. Volunteers age: at least of high school age. There’s no time commitment, you can volunteer for one day or for the whole summer. The volunteer shifts are 9am-noon and 1-4pm. Please consider donating so they can fund their many programs, including summer camp.

Come and Join The Jeffrey Foundation for Tea At The Pool

The Jeffrey Foundation is hosting a Tea At The Pool and Tour The Jeffrey Foundation Family Resource Center at 5443 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016 on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 3:00p.m.-5:00p.m. Light refreshments will be served. If you are not able to attend, please consider donating! Parking on Marvin Avenue - The Jeffrey Foundation (Rear) Parking Lot.
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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 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 Coach the Youth at Los Angeles Team Mentoring

Los Angeles Team Mentoring (LATM) specifically helps at-risk youth (ages 11-14) coming from foster care, juvenile probation and low-income households where most family members have not graduated from high school or college.LATM's Leadership Camp will help provide mentorship and guidance to prepare for high school, college, and future careers. Date: June 15, 2018 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Where: 145 S Spring St. Los Angeles CA 90012 Volunteers needed to help with mock interviews and help "coach" and encoruaghe students for their personal success. Register: https://mentors.mentorcore.com/latm/index.php?section=application&action=new&fwID=1703 TO APPLY: http://mentors.mentorcore.com/latm/index.php?section=application&action=new&fwID=1703 For questions or more information please contact Aimee Borrayo at aborrayo@latm.org or 213.742.6733
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Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservatory for their Outdoor Volunteer Day

Volunteers will be working to remove invasive weeds which degrade important wildlife habitat and will be replacing them with native, drought tolerant plants! Please meet at the Alta Vicente trailhead next to St Paul's Lutheran Church at 31290 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. Please do not park in the church parking lot. Park on the street. Extra parking can be found in Golden Cove Shopping Center. Volunteers will be working outdoors, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. A reusable water bottle is recommended. Thank you for volunteering to conserve the Palos Verdes Peninsula! For more info contact: info@pvplc.org
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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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Host Bingo with the Seniors at The Salvation Army

Every 3rd Saturday of the month The Salvation Army's Alegria in Silverlake hosts a bingo event for the resident families. Volunteers are always needed to assist with setting up, distributing the bingo supplies & refreshments, Call bingo numbers, and help with other duties as needed. More importantly they need volunteers who want to have fun and interact with our families! Please contact Laine Faust if you are interested in volunteering for this monthly event. Laine.Faust@usw.salvationarmy.org
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Sprinkle Joy by Face Painting at the Million World Challenge Ceremony

Every year Families in Schools encourage students to read MILLIONS of words outside the classroom through the Million Word Challenge. Now that the Million Word Challenge has ended, schools, students and families will be recognized at the Million Word Challenge culmination ceremony on June 17th at the Central Library in Downtown Los Angeles. Face Painting volunteers are needed to interact with families and sprinkle joy in the day's celebrations. Volunteer hours are 12:30pm-3:30pm Age: Must be at least 16
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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/ Location: In the private parking lot of the Los Angeles LGBT Center (Schrader is one block west of Wilcox, between Sunset & Hollywood Blvds.)

Become a Summer Camp Volunteer at The Los Angeles Education Partnership

The Los Angeles Education Partnership is planning a summer camp for 6th graders that are transitioning to a larger middle school with 1,200 students! The summer camp volunteers will spend time exploring the campus, the schedule and supports/resources in middle school as well as social/emotional supports. 16+ is ideal and need to pass a background check Please be friendly and like to work with students! They are looking for chapter books, used is fine (preferably with diverse characters) and school supplies (notebooks, pencils, pens, craft supplies). They are also looking for snacks for the summer camp: granola bars, juice boxes, fruit, cereal, crackers, etc. Anything will help!
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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 casserole kits for Exceptional Children's Foundation! To RSVP for upcoming MM@10 events, please contact Beenish at beenish@bigsunday.org. See http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/mm10/ for more info.
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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 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.
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