Projects tagged with "Youth"

Celebrate Earth Day By Helping Restore Garden Space in Watts with Watts Labor Community Action Committee

Mudtown Farms (MTF) is a 2.5-acre urban farm in the community of Watts. Their mission is to educate their community, from youth to elders, on making healthy food and lifestyle choices. Their growing grounds are designed to help families engage in year-round outdoor activities that will foster conversations about the fundamentals of growing food from soil to table. MudTown Farms (MTF) provides an enriching volunteer experience for groups and individuals, offering them the opportunity to see the work MTF is doing in Watts. Through active participation in urban farming, they guarantee that impact days will make a lasting positive change in their community. Volunteers assist with day-to-day tasks, including harvesting, plant maintenance, plant installation, composting, seed starting, soil amending, companion planting, organic weed controls, organic pest management, urban farming, and the Free Food Forward Program. Volunteers should wear clothes that can get dirty, closed-toe and heel shoes (no sandals or high heels), and sun protection (sunblock, hat, etc.). They should also bring a reusable water bottle and a reusable shopping bag, avoid wearing all red/blue/purple, enjoy working outdoors, be interested in urban farming/gardening, be able to bend and kneel for some time, be able to work in the sun, be able to assist in lifting when needed, and not be afraid of getting dirty and encountering bugs.
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Sort Donated Food Products and Make To-Go Pantry Boxes

SFC’s pantry program focuses on utilizing a combination of rescued and purchased food to feed extremely low-income individuals, families, seniors, and students in our community. During the pantry program, volunteers sort through donated food products and make to-go pantry boxes to be distributed to families, individuals, and students in need. Then, around 11am volunteers can help hand out boxes to our families with the assistance of staff. There is metered parking (coins and credit cards accepted) outside our Center. The meters start at 8 am and will not turn on until then. If you park at a meter, you are more than welcome to step out at 8 am to fill it when they turn on. Please come in casual, comfortable attire with closed-toe shoes. Children between the ages of 8-13 are allowed to volunteer as long as they have adult supervision.

Help Prepare Coffee, To-Go Breakfast Plates & Distribute to our Unhoused Community

While volunteering during our Breakfast Program, volunteers gain firsthand experience of what our unhoused guests face every day – hunger and other sensitive issues. We offer a to-go breakfast option for our guests, as well as a sit-down, served breakfast. On Mondays, our Breakfast Program is distributed in a to-go format. Volunteers will help prepare hot coffee and the to-go breakfast plates. Volunteers who feel comfortable doing so, can also help distribute breakfast to our guests along with one of our staff members.

Help Prepare Coffee, To-Go Breakfast Plates & Distribute to our Unhoused Community

While volunteering during our Breakfast Program, volunteers gain firsthand experience of what our unhoused guests face every day – hunger and other sensitive issues. From Tuesday to Friday, we host our indoor dining service and offer a to-go option for our guests. Volunteers will primarily assist with the indoor dining service and help with tasks like preparing coffee, serving food in the kitchen, seating and serving breakfast to guests, cleaning tables, and assisting with the to-go breakfast option. Children between the ages of 8-13 are allowed to volunteer as long as they have adult supervision.

Sort Donated Food Products and Make To-Go Pantry Boxes

SFC’s pantry program focuses on utilizing a combination of rescued and purchased food to feed extremely low-income individuals, families, seniors, and students in our community. During the pantry program, volunteers sort through donated food products and make to-go pantry boxes to be distributed to families, individuals, and students in need. Then, around 11am volunteers can help hand out boxes to our families with the assistance of staff. Tuesdays are pantry prep day! Volunteers assist with sorting through product and creating pantry boxes. We do not distribute boxes on Tuesdays, but your assistance helps us prep for the week ahead. There is metered parking (coins and credit cards accepted) outside our Center. The meters start at 8 am and will not turn on until then. If you park at a meter, you are more than welcome to step out at 8 am to fill it when they turn on. Please come in casual, comfortable attire with closed-toe shoes. Children between the ages of 8-13 are allowed to volunteer as long as they have adult supervision.

Help Prepare Coffee, To-Go Breakfast Plates & Distribute to our Unhoused Community

While volunteering during our Breakfast Program, volunteers gain firsthand experience of what our unhoused guests face every day – hunger and other sensitive issues. From Tuesday to Friday, we host our indoor dining service and offer a to-go option for our guests. Volunteers will primarily assist with the indoor dining service and help with tasks like preparing coffee, serving food in the kitchen, seating and serving breakfast to guests, cleaning tables, and assisting with the to-go breakfast option.

Sort Donated Food Products and Make To-Go Pantry Boxes

SFC’s pantry program focuses on utilizing a combination of rescued and purchased food to feed extremely low-income individuals, families, seniors, and students in our community. During the pantry program, volunteers sort through donated food products and make to-go pantry boxes to be distributed to families, individuals, and students in need. Then, around 11am volunteers can help hand out boxes to our families with the assistance of staff. There is metered parking (coins and credit cards accepted) outside our Center. The meters start at 8 am and will not turn on until then. If you park at a meter, you are more than welcome to step out at 8 am to fill it when they turn on. Please come in casual, comfortable attire with closed-toe shoes.

Help Prepare Coffee, To-Go Breakfast Plates & Distribute to our Unhoused Community

While volunteering during our Breakfast Program, volunteers gain firsthand experience of what our unhoused guests face every day – hunger and other sensitive issues. From Tuesday to Friday, we host our indoor dining service and offer a to-go option for our guests. Volunteers will primarily assist with the indoor dining service and help with tasks like preparing coffee, serving food in the kitchen, seating and serving breakfast to guests, cleaning tables, and assisting with the to-go breakfast option. Children between the ages of 8-13 are allowed to volunteer as long as they have adult supervision.

Sort Donated Food Products and Make To-Go Pantry Boxes

SFC’s pantry program focuses on utilizing a combination of rescued and purchased food to feed extremely low-income individuals, families, seniors, and students in our community. During the pantry program, volunteers sort through donated food products and make to-go pantry boxes to be distributed to families, individuals, and students in need. Then, around 11am volunteers can help hand out boxes to our families with the assistance of staff. There is metered parking (coins and credit cards accepted) outside our Center. The meters start at 8 am and will not turn on until then. If you park at a meter, you are more than welcome to step out at 8 am to fill it when they turn on. Please come in casual, comfortable attire with closed-toe shoes. Children between the ages of 8-13 are allowed to volunteer as long as they have adult supervision.

Help Prepare Coffee, To-Go Breakfast Plates & Distribute to our Unhoused Community

While volunteering during our Breakfast Program, volunteers gain firsthand experience of what our unhoused guests face every day – hunger and other sensitive issues. From Tuesday to Friday, we host our indoor dining service and offer a to-go option for our guests. Volunteers will primarily assist with the indoor dining service and help with tasks like preparing coffee, serving food in the kitchen, seating and serving breakfast to guests, cleaning tables, and assisting with the to-go breakfast option.

Sort Donated Food Products and Make To-Go Pantry Boxes

SFC’s pantry program focuses on utilizing a combination of rescued and purchased food to feed extremely low-income individuals, families, seniors, and students in our community. During the pantry program, volunteers sort through donated food products and make to-go pantry boxes to be distributed to families, individuals, and students in need. Then, around 11am volunteers can help hand out boxes to our families with the assistance of staff. Fridays are our Senior Day! Volunteers assist with making pantry boxes Then, with the help of our volunteers, we host a community-building event from 11:00a-12:00 pm which could include Bingo, Lotaria, or Movie Day. There is metered parking (coins and credit cards accepted) outside our Center. The meters start at 8 am and will not turn on until then. If you park at a meter, you are more than welcome to step out at 8 am to fill it when they turn on. Please come in casual, comfortable attire with closed-toe shoes.

Celebrate Earth Day By Helping Restore Garden Space in Watts with Watts Labor Community Action Committee

Mudtown Farms (MTF) is a 2.5-acre urban farm in the community of Watts. Their mission is to educate their community, from youth to elders, on making healthy food and lifestyle choices. Their growing grounds are designed to help families engage in year-round outdoor activities that will foster conversations about the fundamentals of growing food from soil to table. MudTown Farms (MTF) provides an enriching volunteer experience for groups and individuals, offering them the opportunity to see the work MTF is doing in Watts. Through active participation in urban farming, they guarantee that impact days will make a lasting positive change in their community. Volunteers assist with day-to-day tasks, including harvesting, plant maintenance, plant installation, composting, seed starting, soil amending, companion planting, organic weed controls, organic pest management, urban farming, and the Free Food Forward Program. Volunteers should wear clothes that can get dirty, closed-toe and heel shoes (no sandals or high heels), and sun protection (sunblock, hat, etc.). They should also bring a reusable water bottle and a reusable shopping bag, avoid wearing all red/blue/purple, enjoy working outdoors, be interested in urban farming/gardening, be able to bend and kneel for some time, be able to work in the sun, be able to assist in lifting when needed, and not be afraid of getting dirty and encountering bugs.
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Sort Donated Food Products and Make To-Go Pantry Boxes

SFC’s pantry program focuses on utilizing a combination of rescued and purchased food to feed extremely low-income individuals, families, seniors, and students in our community. During the pantry program, volunteers sort through donated food products and make to-go pantry boxes to be distributed to families, individuals, and students in need. Then, around 11am volunteers can help hand out boxes to our families with the assistance of staff. There is metered parking (coins and credit cards accepted) outside our Center. The meters start at 8 am and will not turn on until then. If you park at a meter, you are more than welcome to step out at 8 am to fill it when they turn on. Please come in casual, comfortable attire with closed-toe shoes. Children between the ages of 8-13 are allowed to volunteer as long as they have adult supervision.

Celebrate Earth Day By Helping Restore Garden Space in Watts with Watts Labor Community Action Committee

Mudtown Farms (MTF) is a 2.5-acre urban farm in the community of Watts. Their mission is to educate their community, from youth to elders, on making healthy food and lifestyle choices. Their growing grounds are designed to help families engage in year-round outdoor activities that will foster conversations about the fundamentals of growing food from soil to table. MudTown Farms (MTF) provides an enriching volunteer experience for groups and individuals, offering them the opportunity to see the work MTF is doing in Watts. Through active participation in urban farming, they guarantee that impact days will make a lasting positive change in their community. Volunteers assist with day-to-day tasks, including harvesting, plant maintenance, plant installation, composting, seed starting, soil amending, companion planting, organic weed controls, organic pest management, urban farming, and the Free Food Forward Program. Volunteers should wear clothes that can get dirty, closed-toe and heel shoes (no sandals or high heels), and sun protection (sunblock, hat, etc.). They should also bring a reusable water bottle and a reusable shopping bag, avoid wearing all red/blue/purple, enjoy working outdoors, be interested in urban farming/gardening, be able to bend and kneel for some time, be able to work in the sun, be able to assist in lifting when needed, and not be afraid of getting dirty and encountering bugs.
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Crack Open a Book and Volunteer at Reading to Kids’ July Reading Club

Volunteers are the lifeblood of Reading to Kids. Volunteers work together month after month to help provide children with a brighter future by encouraging them to become better readers. Take part in this by joining their monthly reading clubs!
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Help Fill Backpacks for Big Sunday’s 15th Annual Back to School Week

Come help fill backpacks and help send kids back to school in style for Big Sunday's 15th Annual Back to School Week! Our goal is to fill over 4,000 backpacks this year. And, per our tradition, we’ll top off our backpack packing with a community meal.

Help Fill Backpacks for Big Sunday’s 15th Annual Back to School Week

Come help fill backpacks and help send kids back to school in style for Big Sunday's 15th Annual Back to School Week! Our goal is to fill over 4,000 backpacks this year. And, per our tradition, we’ll top off our backpack packing with a community meal.

Help Fill Backpacks for Big Sunday’s 15th Annual Back to School Week

Come help fill backpacks and help send kids back to school in style for Big Sunday's 15th Annual Back to School Week! Our goal is to fill over 4,000 backpacks this year. And, per our tradition, we’ll top off our backpack packing with a community meal.

Help Fill Backpacks for Big Sunday’s 15th Annual Back to School Week

Come help fill backpacks and help send kids back to school in style for Big Sunday's 15th Annual Back to School Week! Our goal is to fill over 4,000 backpacks this year. And, per our tradition, we’ll top off our backpack packing with a community meal.

Help Fill Backpacks for Big Sunday’s 15th Annual Back to School Week

Come help fill backpacks and help send kids back to school in style for Big Sunday's 15th Annual Back to School Week! Our goal is to fill over 4,000 backpacks this year. And, per our tradition, we’ll top off our backpack packing with a community meal.
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