Projects tagged with "Youth"

Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble food packages for over 27,000 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Help Out at The Salvation Army’s Alegria’s Monthly Bingo

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 the families! Please contact Laine Faust if you are interested in volunteering for this monthly event. Laine.Faust@usw.salvationarmy.org
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Join Heal the Bay for their Nothin’ but Sand Beach Cleanup

Help Heal the Bay make Nothin' But Sand a zero-waste event! Each volunteer will need to register individually unless you bring a group. Register groups of 2-100 people under the Youth Group ticket type. Overflow Admission: When the general admission sells out, you can still register, however you will be responsible for bringing your own cleanup supplies: a bucket or trash bag, and a garden glove or latex gloves. All volunteers must sign online waiver or bring a signed waiver form. Bring cash if you plan to park in the lot (there is no discounted parking) or come early to find street metered parking. Volunteers 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteers under 18 must have a waiver signed by parent or guardian. Service hour forms will be signed by the beach captain at the end of the cleanup. Buckets, garden gloves, water, and healthy KIND Snacks will be provided, but they encourage you to bring your own cleanup supplies and a reusable water bottle to reduce our environmental footprint. Please be prepared to be outside for 2-3 hours. Beach weather can be unpredictably hot or cold, so they recommend dressing in layers. Check website to register! Note: Nothin' But Sand is a rain or shine event. Cleanups are only cancelled for lightning or thunderstorms. They will still hold the cleanup in light and steady rain. Meet at Venice Beach Pier - Tower Buccaneer, South of Pier.
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Beautify Compton with the Compton Initiative

The primary activity of the Compton Initiative is the quarterly workday, when they match large numbers of volunteers with 20-25 prepared work sites. Each event includes painting, debris removal, yard work and graffiti removal at homes, schools, churches and public spaces. With each beautification event, grateful residents marvel as their homes go from dull to vibrant in just a few hours, and astonished students return to freshly painted schools and a new sense of pride. The Compton Initiative is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 with a 40-year commitment to restore the City of Compton by painting homes, schools and churches on quarterly workdays in partnership with individual volunteers and other organizations. They offer community organizations, service groups and non-profits an opportunity to make a sustainable impact in Compton by instilling a sense of care and pride within each neighborhood. Please visit http://justdogood.org/time/ to sign up! info@justdogood.org

Sort and Pack Donations with LA Family Housing

Assist LAFH in sorting donations received and creating 360 hygiene kits per week in support of their participants. They sort donations every other Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 10 years or older

Join Tree People for their Park Work Day

Come to Tree People's beautiful 45-acre headquarters atop Mulholland Dr. where hikers, bikers and school children enjoy the trails, trees and views in one of L.A.'s most loved parks. Help keep the park looking great by maintaining the trails, removing invasive plants, regrading slopes to protect them from erosion, and working in their seedling nursery. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age.
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Help Clean the Neighborhood with LA Family Housing

Help LAFH and the community by being a good steward of the neighborhood they live and work in by participating in their monthly community cleanup. Beautify the neighborhood and engage with participants in Bridge Housing. This event is held on the first Friday of every month from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 16 years or older

Join Tree People for their Park Work Day

Come to Tree People's beautiful 45-acre headquarters atop Mulholland Dr. where hikers, bikers and school children enjoy the trails, trees and views in one of L.A.'s most loved parks. Help keep the park looking great by maintaining the trails, removing invasive plants, regrading slopes to protect them from erosion, and working in their seedling nursery. This is a physically demanding project. This project will occur rain or shine. Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age.
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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 wetie dye Big SUnday t-shorts for our July Harbor Cruise! 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.

Sort Food with AIDS Project L.A.

Prepare nutritious grocery bags for those living with HIV/AIDS. APLA Health and Wellnes is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. Volunteers help prepare grocery and nutrition bags for distribution through the Necessities of Life Program, which provides food and other basic necessities to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. APLA policy prohibits the following: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, or open-toe shoes. Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+.
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Assemble Food Packages at LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help assemble food packages for over 27,000 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 your time, you can make a big difference in our community. Once you register you will receive an email confirmation with all the logistics and forms. All volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. Minimum age requirement to volunteer is 14 (sorry, no exceptions).
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Feed the Soul While Helping Feed the Hungry with LA Food Bank

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Sort and Pack Donations with LA Family Housing

Assist LAFH in sorting donations received and creating 360 hygiene kits per week in support of their participants. They sort donations every other Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Must be 10 years or older

Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Sort Food with AIDS Project L.A.

Prepare nutritious grocery bags for those living with HIV/AIDS. APLA Health and Wellnes is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. Volunteers help prepare grocery and nutrition bags for distribution through the Necessities of Life Program, which provides food and other basic necessities to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. APLA policy prohibits the following: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, or open-toe shoes. Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+.
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Join LA Food Bank for Their Alternative Summer Break

Volunteers are needed to help sort, inspect, and repackage donated food items from local food drives. Help the LA Food Bank help those in need by donating your time to fight hunger in our community. All volunteers must register online. No walk-ins allowed. Minimum age requirement is 14 (sorry, no exceptions.) For more info please contact Anna Raguindin araguindin@lafoodbank.org
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Help Organize LA Family Housing’s Donations

La Family Housing is in need of volunteers to help organize the many donations they receive. They have a donations storage that is in need of some love. Volunteers are needed to sort, empty, identify and label products in store. This event occors every Monday from 2pm-4pm.
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Participate in California Native Plant Society’s Garden Day

The mission of CNPS is to conserve California native plants and their natural habitats, and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants. They achieve this mission at the native garden days at Point Vicente Interpretive Center through community based native gardening. Volunteers learn about California native gardening which gazing out at the Pacific Ocean at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center. The garden provides important habitat for endangered species and inspires people to plant local. The volunteer maintenance of the garden is critical to it's success. Volunteers will be pruning, weeding, watering, spreading or collecting native seeds, learning irrigation systems, planting, and mulching the oceanside garden. This opportunity occurs every Sunday from 10am to 12pm.
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