Thanks for your interest! 

This May, we are focusing on the homeless crisis. We have more than 250 ways for you to help. And, as always: Whoever you are, whatever you do, there is somebody who could use your help. Probably now, more than ever.

Please note that we do not sponsor most of the holiday projects on this list. Rather, we put them out to the Big Sunday community and hope someone sees it who wants to help. If you’ve taken on or completed one of these projects, please email naia@bigsunday.org and let us know – that way, we can thank you and direct other people to projects that still need their help!

One other thing: At Big Sunday, we’re doing our best to find ways to help – because there’ a greater need for it now than ever – but our volunteers’ safety is a top priority. To this extent, we’re promoting the Center of Disease Control (CDC) and local health department guidelines for Covid-19. This is not only for your safety but for others who want to help as well. Volunteers must follow the safety protocols of all our nonprofit partners. We encourage in-person volunteering (and are hosting in-person events), however, please note that you do so at your own risk. Participation confirms you hold Big Sunday and our nonprofit partners harmless to any claims stemming from this activity. (When applicable, you will be asked to sign a waiver.) Thanks for understanding.

Have fun helping! Thanks again and stay safe and well!


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Support United in Harmony’s Annual Fundraiser

The United in Harmony annual fundraiser supports the programs and services that United in Harmony and Camp Harmony sponsor throughout the year. They are back to in person events and will be celebrating with Harmony Carnival at the Griffin Club Los Angeles, May 1st, 2022. The Annual Fundraiser is the premier event of the year for all the families who are currently involved or want to be included in United in Harmony. Please join them for this fun and special event for all! Click here for more info:https://unitedinharmony.org/events/

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Hang Out At Service Sundays with Food on Foot

Food on Foot is a nonprofit dedicated to assisting our unhoused and low-income neighbors in Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and a fresh start through life-skills training, full-time employment, and permanent housing. They work out of their Hollywood HQ to give out food, build community with those in their jobs and housing programs, and raise spirits of those in tough situations. Being a volunteer at one of their service sundays is not only an incredible help, but its also fanstastically fun! Kids 6 and up are welcome to come, and children 12 and under must have a chaperone. Sign up here: https://www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer/

Provide Breakfast to PATH

PATH provides meals to their residents in interim housing. When groups sign up to provide meals, it helps PATH focus its resources on providing housing and support services for their residents. Their male veterans in West LA love to have home-cooked meals from volunteers. Shifts are currently available at their West LA site. They understand not everyone is comfortable with on-site volunteering. If you want to support the male veterans, ask them about sponsoring a meal through a meal delivery service or catering! For more info, visit: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/f36ff9d2-7476-4797-8747-b7487cbd57aa/1

Help Sort and Pack Food Outdoors in Koreatown with LA Food Bank

Since 1973, the Los Angeles Food Bank has been providing those without access to consistent healthy and nutrious meals options to not go hungry. They serve around 800,000 people in Los Angeles County DAILY, and are only able to do that with the force of their 15,000 or so volunteers. Sign up for their volunteer opportunitites today! Visit their website to register for the day that works best for you! https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_type=event&console_id=0338&cat_id=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&res_code=&source=

Volunteer at a Food Pantry in Van Nuys with LA Foodbank

Since 1973, the Los Angeles Food Bank has been providing those without access to consistent healthy and nutrious meals options to not go hungry. They serve around 800,000 people in Los Angeles County DAILY, and are only able to do that with the force of their 15,000 or so volunteers. Sign up for their volunteer opportunitites today! Visit their website to register for the day that works best for you! https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_type=event&console_id=0338&cat_id=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&res_code=&source=

Volunteer as a Grocery Rescuer in Van Nuys with the LA Food Bank

Since 1973, the Los Angeles Food Bank has been providing those without access to consistent healthy and nutrious meals options to not go hungry. They serve around 800,000 people in Los Angeles County DAILY, and are only able to do that with the force of their 15,000 or so volunteers. Sign up for their volunteer opportunitites today! Visit their website to register for the day that works best for you! https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_type=event&console_id=0338&cat_id=&filter_choice=&cal_choice=&res_choice=&res_code=&source=

Deliver Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help deliver food with Meals on Wheels West! Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID.Meals on Wheels West deliver More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is between 10:45 am – 11:45 am depending on the route. They deliver to Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities. Delivery time can take approximately 1 – 2 hours and each route has an average of 8-10 clients. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Sort and Pack Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West prepare for their meal deliveries! Help with the packing of meals to delivery bags, unloading frozen meals and placing them into freezers, helping delivery volunteers with carrying delivery bags and placing them in their car, and helping with the clean up and sanitizing of delivery bags. Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID. Meals on Wheels West prepares More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Donate Food for Food Bags at North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry distributes more than 1,300+ bags of food monthly as the number of people coming to the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry has significantly increased. They encourage you, your friends, your schools and your networks to help us end hunger in the area. Food donations may be dropped off during distribution hours on Mondays and Fridays, 7:30 am to 11:00 am at: 4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City, CA 91604. Click here to check out their Food WIsh List: https://nhifp.org/food-drives

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Help at The Giving Farm with Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank

Every person that volunteers with The Giving Farm will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on an 8-acre farm supporting the day-to-day operations such as planting, weeding, and harvesting to help in providing approximately 200,000 pounds of produce annually to our community members most in need. Work will consist of repetitive manual labor such as kneeling down to plant transplants and bending over to remove unwanted plant debris. Materials will be provided. Volunteers must be free of any common flu symptoms, i.e. fever or cough. Dress Code: You will be working on a farm, wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Closed toe-shoes (work boots or hiking boots preferred). Thick long pants and long-sleeved shirts preferred. Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen). Further information will be sent via email after registering to volunteer. To participate, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Sort Clothes with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center sort through donated clothes! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Organize Pantry with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center stock their pantry shelves! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Organize Pantry with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center stock their pantry shelves! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Sort and Distribute Food at Salvation Army Glendale’s Food Pantry

The Salvation Army Glendale's Food Pantry program serves hundreds of invidiuals and families every month. They have recently transitioned into a 'marketplace' system, which gives their clients the independence to choose their own food options. In order to serve the community, Salvation Army Glendale need volunteers to help maintain the pantry by spending a couple of hours each week performing one (or more) of the following tasks: 1. Sort incoming food donations by type. 2. Place sorted foods in the designated area. 3. Help restock the marketplace floor as needed. 4. Assist/interact with clients. They have opportunities available Monday through Friday. Volunteers under 18 years old need to be supervised by an adult. Additionally, this opportunity involves the lifting of light weight items such as canned food, bread, etc. This is a great opportunity to bless the community! To learn more, visit: https://volunteer.usawest.org/OpportunityDetail.aspx?ID=2525

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Volunteer at the St. Francis Center

Volunteers play a vital role in supporting every aspect of St. Francis Center’s daily operations, from working directly with homeless and extremely low-income program guests, to helping organize donations of food and clothing, and even providing administrative assistance. Having volunteers work the “front lines” of our programs solidifies their connection with guests and allows them to see firsthand how SFC meets the immediate needs of the families and individuals served. ll potential volunteers must complete the Volunteer Application and contact the Volunteer Coordinator directly via email before your volunteer opportunity at SFC. NO WALK-IN VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. They are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). To learn more, visit: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10QJesZNZZDRR6fRGI-Zu21oP68eRMmoOvxdxeaxuO-s/edit#gid=69710429

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Volunteer at The Center in Hollywood

The Center in Hollywood is looking for volunteers! Whether you want to volunteer you skills, help plan events, volunteer reguarly, or volunteer with a group, The Center in Hollywood has various opportunities for you to take part in! To learn more and to sign-up, visit: http://thecenterinhollywood.org/volunteer/

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Volunteer for the The LA Regional Food Bank

Volunteering at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is one of the best volunteer opportunities in LA. By donating a few hours of your time, you’ll help them provide food for the 2 million people in Los Angeles County who face food insecurity. Volunteers help by boxing, sorting and gleaning food that is later distributed through their network of more than 600 agency partners to neighbors in need. Groups and individuals can easily register through their website. There are many ways for groups and individuals to get involved. Minimum age requirement is 18 and all volunteers must register online. On behalf of the Food Bank, they thank their volunteers who donated their time helping on-site at the Food Bank and at food distribution sites. To register to volunteer, visit: https://www.lafoodbank.org/volunteer/#requirements

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Sort Through Donations with Union Rescue Mission

Union Resuce Mission needs your help with the donations they receive! Volunteers will assist with sorting clothes/household items/books/toys/other donations for Thrift Stores. You can serve the entire shift or a partial shift. They are happy to have you whenever they can. To sign-up, visit: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0267&console_type=event&ht=1

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Get in the Dirt with GrowGood

GrowGood works with the Salvation Army Bell Shelter to provide residents and community memebers access to nutritious and clean foods by tending to an organic community garden. Their garden-based programing uses healthy food as a way to help people heal through learning new skills, eating healthy food, and getting work expierence. Volunteer and work at the GrowGood farm! Masks required. Also bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, gloves and hand tools if you have them. Children 12 and over are welcome accompanied by an adult. Sign up through their website here: https://www.grow-good.org/volunteer

Connect with the Community with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West check and connect with the members of the community! Call 2-4 homebound community members on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. The calls are done remotely, and volunteers are provided a script, guidelines and a resource list to utilize for the calls. Calls typically take 30 mins-1hour. Farsi and Spanish speaking volunteers are especially needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Farm at Harvest Solutions Farm with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

Join Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County as they plant, harvest, weed and maintain the fields of the Harvest Solutions Farm located just down the road from their food bank in Irvine, CA! Currently, the volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are fully vaccinated or provide proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to volunteer shifts and 13 years old and above. Participants can provide our Volunteer Department with a negative COVID test result within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift via email at volunteer@feedoc.org or at check-in the day of the event. If you are a volunteer between the ages of 13 and 17 years old, please notify our Volunteer Team at volunteer@feedoc.org so that we can reserve a space for you and provide you with the necessary documents to volunteer. Additionally, there needs to be at least one adult over the age of 21 per ten minors between the ages of 13-17. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:201924}

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Distribute Food with Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank

Are you ready to help Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank feed the community? They are in need of volunteers to help with set up and food distribution on the first Tuesday, second Thursday and third Thursday of the month. Volunteers must be free of any common flu symptoms, i.e. fever, cough, runny nose, headache, fatigue, sneezing, sore throat etc. Must wear a mask and follow Covid-19 safety protocols. They need volunteers that can lift 20 - 30 lb. boxes. To sign-up, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Distribute Food with Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank

Are you ready to help Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank feed the community? They are in need of volunteers to help with set up and food distribution on the first Tuesday, second Thursday and third Thursday of the month. Volunteers must be free of any common flu symptoms, i.e. fever, cough, runny nose, headache, fatigue, sneezing, sore throat etc. Must wear a mask and follow Covid-19 safety protocols. They need volunteers that can lift 20 - 30 lb. boxes. To sign-up, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Food Pantry Volunteer APLA Health

The Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income. Clients are able to access the food bank weekly, and take home five bags of groceries per visit. They receive a wide variety of predetermined items that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP is one of the largest programs at APLA Health, and have a number of opportunities for volunteers, such as distributing groceries to clients, pre-bagging groceries, filing, and stocking shelves. REQUIREMENTS: The desire to help improve the quality of life of low-income people with HIV. Enjoy working in a warehouse environment. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish helpful, as well as some knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Proof of negative tuberculosis test signed by a licensed California physician and dated within the last 12 months. Proof of COVID full vaccination. A person is fully vaccinated when they have received their booster dose or they received their initial vaccine series but are not yet eligible for their booster. Wear an approved face covering, as recommended by Los Angeles County Department of Public health. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Deliver Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help deliver food with Meals on Wheels West! Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID.Meals on Wheels West deliver More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is between 10:45 am – 11:45 am depending on the route. They deliver to Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities. Delivery time can take approximately 1 – 2 hours and each route has an average of 8-10 clients. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Sort and Pack Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West prepare for their meal deliveries! Help with the packing of meals to delivery bags, unloading frozen meals and placing them into freezers, helping delivery volunteers with carrying delivery bags and placing them in their car, and helping with the clean up and sanitizing of delivery bags. Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID. Meals on Wheels West prepares More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Join North Valley Caring Center with their Oureach Meals

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Outreach Meals program! Every Wednesday night approximately 240 meals are prepared and delivered to homeless families in local motels and those living on the streets in the North East Valley.To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Food Pantry Volunteer APLA Health

The Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income. Clients are able to access the food bank weekly, and take home five bags of groceries per visit. They receive a wide variety of predetermined items that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP is one of the largest programs at APLA Health, and have a number of opportunities for volunteers, such as distributing groceries to clients, pre-bagging groceries, filing, and stocking shelves. REQUIREMENTS: The desire to help improve the quality of life of low-income people with HIV. Enjoy working in a warehouse environment. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish helpful, as well as some knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Proof of negative tuberculosis test signed by a licensed California physician and dated within the last 12 months. Proof of COVID full vaccination. A person is fully vaccinated when they have received their booster dose or they received their initial vaccine series but are not yet eligible for their booster. Wear an approved face covering, as recommended by Los Angeles County Department of Public health. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Join Big Sunday and Volunteer for a TM@10

We meet every Thursday morning, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. And we host hands-on projects to help local nonprofits. At TM@10 we’ve assembled birthday gifts for folks in shelters; written letters to soldiers stationed overseas; packed backpacks for ex-gang members starting college; made quilts for preemies; and about 1000 other things. Even better – and in classic Big Sunday fashion – it’s a great way for people to meet new people, work together, and enjoy some laughs while helping someone else. All projects will be in our headquarters: 6111 Melrose Ave. There’s street parking in front of our office or on June Street. Anyone 5 years of age or older must be fully vaccinated to participate. Please bring your vaccination card or digital proof. For now, we’ll be outside in the parking lot (entrance through Seward St), masked and distanced. Attendance is limited, everyone will be asked to sign a COVID-waiver, and you must sign up in advance. Click here for more details and to sign up: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/

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Connect with the Community with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West check and connect with the members of the community! Call 2-4 homebound community members on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. The calls are done remotely, and volunteers are provided a script, guidelines and a resource list to utilize for the calls. Calls typically take 30 mins-1hour. Farsi and Spanish speaking volunteers are especially needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Assemble Boxes of Food for Low-Income Seniors

Every person that volunteers with the OC Food Bank will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on assembly lines packing a variety of food items into boxes that will be serving approximately 25,500 low-income seniors monthly. These boxes are eventually distributed to over 70 sites all throughout Orange County and surrounding areas. This is a high energy, fast-paced event well loved by volunteers. Thyey are currently adhering to CDC guidelines & practicing social distancing requirements. Please note that masks, gloves, & hand sanitizer are available. Important: Due to safety measures we require volunteer groups to register each volunteer individually for an event. All volunteers must register as individuals. To fidn out more, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Serve Breakfast with Union Rescue Mission in Angeles House

Help Union Rescue Mission prepare and serve breakfast meals, to those that are sheltered within their new Angeles House facility. Angeles House will shelter an additional 86 families in Los Angeles. To register, visit: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0267&console_type=event&ht=1

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Serve Lunch with Union Rescue Mission in Angeles House

Help Union Rescue Mission prepare and serve breakfast meals, to those that are sheltered within their new Angeles House facility. Angeles House will shelter an additional 86 families in Los Angeles. To register, visit: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0267&console_type=event&ht=1

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Serve Dinner with Union Rescue Mission in Angeles House

Help Union Rescue Mission prepare and serve breakfast meals, to those that are sheltered within their new Angeles House facility. Angeles House will shelter an additional 86 families in Los Angeles. To register, visit: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0267&console_type=event&ht=1

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Pack Food Bags for Low Income Kids with Giving Children Hope

Volunteer on Fridays with Giving Children Hope! They distribute food to roughly 300 families from their We've Got Your Back program. This means they have been identified by school partners as having risk factors such as housing insecurity, food insecurity, and or lack of employment. At the distribution, you will load boxes of produce, meat, dairy, and more into the vehicles. They need volunteers to help prep bags and load them into the cars. If you're interested, please email volunteer@gchope.org. Check out their website for more information about the amazing work they do!

Transport Food Bags for North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry needs your help transporting their food bags! You will bring packed food bags up from the basement in the elevator on carts. Bags are then loaded onto pantry-owned vehicles. You must then drive or be driven to First Christian Church (on the corner of Colfax and Moorpark) to help unload the bags into the pantry distribution center. Once a month, they require help unloading pallets of food from the large truck, and carting it down into the temple basement. Closed shooes and masks are required. Hours given for service. To sign-up, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=s.signup&urlid=60b0a4ba5a82fa5fa7-transporting&view=calendar&mo=1651359600

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Get in the Dirt with GrowGood

GrowGood works with the Salvation Army Bell Shelter to provide residents and community memebers access to nutritious and clean foods by tending to an organic community garden. Their garden-based programing uses healthy food as a way to help people heal through learning new skills, eating healthy food, and getting work expierence. Volunteer and work at the GrowGood farm! Masks required. Also bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, gloves and hand tools if you have them. Children 12 and over are welcome accompanied by an adult. Sign up through their website here: https://www.grow-good.org/volunteer

Provide Breakfast to PATH

PATH provides meals to their residents in interim housing. When groups sign up to provide meals, it helps PATH focus its resources on providing housing and support services for their residents. Their male veterans in West LA love to have home-cooked meals from volunteers. Shifts are currently available at their West LA site. They understand not everyone is comfortable with on-site volunteering. If you want to support the male veterans, ask them about sponsoring a meal through a meal delivery service or catering! For more info, visit: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/f36ff9d2-7476-4797-8747-b7487cbd57aa/1

Join Big Sunday’s Mother’s Day Cruise

We invite lots of people of all ages, from all walks of life, for a 2-hour harbor cruise. Guests include individuals, families, corporate groups, faith groups. Plus nice folks from group homes, hospitals, shelters – some of whom have never been on a boat before! All participants are asked just one thing: to meet at least one new person. Then, we all just enjoy each other’s company. Oh, we also enjoy coffee, juice, and awesome snacks (individually wrapped!), while watching the sea lions take in some sun. That’s it. Please note: All riders over 5 must be vaccinated. Please bring proof of vaccination. To sign up please click here: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/were-all-in-the-same-boat-project/

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Hang Out At Service Sundays with Food on Foot

Food on Foot is a nonprofit dedicated to assisting our unhoused and low-income neighbors in Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and a fresh start through life-skills training, full-time employment, and permanent housing. They work out of their Hollywood HQ to give out food, build community with those in their jobs and housing programs, and raise spirits of those in tough situations. Being a volunteer at one of their service sundays is not only an incredible help, but its also fanstastically fun! Kids 6 and up are welcome to come, and children 12 and under must have a chaperone. Sign up here: https://www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer/

Deliver Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help deliver food with Meals on Wheels West! Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID.Meals on Wheels West deliver More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is between 10:45 am – 11:45 am depending on the route. They deliver to Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities. Delivery time can take approximately 1 – 2 hours and each route has an average of 8-10 clients. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Sort and Pack Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West prepare for their meal deliveries! Help with the packing of meals to delivery bags, unloading frozen meals and placing them into freezers, helping delivery volunteers with carrying delivery bags and placing them in their car, and helping with the clean up and sanitizing of delivery bags. Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID. Meals on Wheels West prepares More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Donate Food for Food Bags at North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry distributes more than 1,300+ bags of food monthly as the number of people coming to the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry has significantly increased. They encourage you, your friends, your schools and your networks to help us end hunger in the area. Food donations may be dropped off during distribution hours on Mondays and Fridays, 7:30 am to 11:00 am at: 4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City, CA 91604. Click here to check out their Food WIsh List: https://nhifp.org/food-drives

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Help at The Giving Farm with Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank

Every person that volunteers with The Giving Farm will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on an 8-acre farm supporting the day-to-day operations such as planting, weeding, and harvesting to help in providing approximately 200,000 pounds of produce annually to our community members most in need. Work will consist of repetitive manual labor such as kneeling down to plant transplants and bending over to remove unwanted plant debris. Materials will be provided. Volunteers must be free of any common flu symptoms, i.e. fever or cough. Dress Code: You will be working on a farm, wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Closed toe-shoes (work boots or hiking boots preferred). Thick long pants and long-sleeved shirts preferred. Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen). Further information will be sent via email after registering to volunteer. To participate, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Assemble Boxes of Food for Low-Income Seniors

Every person that volunteers with the OC Food Bank will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on assembly lines packing a variety of food items into boxes that will be serving approximately 25,500 low-income seniors monthly. These boxes are eventually distributed to over 70 sites all throughout Orange County and surrounding areas. This is a high energy, fast-paced event well loved by volunteers. Thyey are currently adhering to CDC guidelines & practicing social distancing requirements. Please note that masks, gloves, & hand sanitizer are available. Important: Due to safety measures we require volunteer groups to register each volunteer individually for an event. All volunteers must register as individuals. To fidn out more, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Sort Clothes with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center sort through donated clothes! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Organize Pantry with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center stock their pantry shelves! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Sort and Distribute Food at Salvation Army Glendale’s Food Pantry

The Salvation Army Glendale's Food Pantry program serves hundreds of invidiuals and families every month. They have recently transitioned into a 'marketplace' system, which gives their clients the independence to choose their own food options. In order to serve the community, Salvation Army Glendale need volunteers to help maintain the pantry by spending a couple of hours each week performing one (or more) of the following tasks: 1. Sort incoming food donations by type. 2. Place sorted foods in the designated area. 3. Help restock the marketplace floor as needed. 4. Assist/interact with clients. They have opportunities available Monday through Friday. Volunteers under 18 years old need to be supervised by an adult. Additionally, this opportunity involves the lifting of light weight items such as canned food, bread, etc. This is a great opportunity to bless the community! To learn more, visit: https://volunteer.usawest.org/OpportunityDetail.aspx?ID=2525

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Volunteer at the St. Francis Center

Volunteers play a vital role in supporting every aspect of St. Francis Center’s daily operations, from working directly with homeless and extremely low-income program guests, to helping organize donations of food and clothing, and even providing administrative assistance. Having volunteers work the “front lines” of our programs solidifies their connection with guests and allows them to see firsthand how SFC meets the immediate needs of the families and individuals served. ll potential volunteers must complete the Volunteer Application and contact the Volunteer Coordinator directly via email before your volunteer opportunity at SFC. NO WALK-IN VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. They are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). To learn more, visit: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10QJesZNZZDRR6fRGI-Zu21oP68eRMmoOvxdxeaxuO-s/edit#gid=69710429

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Volunteer at The Center in Hollywood

The Center in Hollywood is looking for volunteers! Whether you want to volunteer you skills, help plan events, volunteer reguarly, or volunteer with a group, The Center in Hollywood has various opportunities for you to take part in! To learn more and to sign-up, visit: http://thecenterinhollywood.org/volunteer/

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Volunteer for the The LA Regional Food Bank

Volunteering at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is one of the best volunteer opportunities in LA. By donating a few hours of your time, you’ll help them provide food for the 2 million people in Los Angeles County who face food insecurity. Volunteers help by boxing, sorting and gleaning food that is later distributed through their network of more than 600 agency partners to neighbors in need. Groups and individuals can easily register through their website. There are many ways for groups and individuals to get involved. Minimum age requirement is 18 and all volunteers must register online. On behalf of the Food Bank, they thank their volunteers who donated their time helping on-site at the Food Bank and at food distribution sites. To register to volunteer, visit: https://www.lafoodbank.org/volunteer/#requirements

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Sort Through Donations with Union Rescue Mission

Union Resuce Mission needs your help with the donations they receive! Volunteers will assist with sorting clothes/household items/books/toys/other donations for Thrift Stores. You can serve the entire shift or a partial shift. They are happy to have you whenever they can. To sign-up, visit: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0267&console_type=event&ht=1

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Connect with the Community with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West check and connect with the members of the community! Call 2-4 homebound community members on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. The calls are done remotely, and volunteers are provided a script, guidelines and a resource list to utilize for the calls. Calls typically take 30 mins-1hour. Farsi and Spanish speaking volunteers are especially needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Farm at Harvest Solutions Farm with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

Join Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County as they plant, harvest, weed and maintain the fields of the Harvest Solutions Farm located just down the road from their food bank in Irvine, CA! Currently, the volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are fully vaccinated or provide proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to volunteer shifts and 13 years old and above. Participants can provide our Volunteer Department with a negative COVID test result within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift via email at volunteer@feedoc.org or at check-in the day of the event. If you are a volunteer between the ages of 13 and 17 years old, please notify our Volunteer Team at volunteer@feedoc.org so that we can reserve a space for you and provide you with the necessary documents to volunteer. Additionally, there needs to be at least one adult over the age of 21 per ten minors between the ages of 13-17. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:201924}

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Food Pantry Volunteer APLA Health

The Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income. Clients are able to access the food bank weekly, and take home five bags of groceries per visit. They receive a wide variety of predetermined items that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP is one of the largest programs at APLA Health, and have a number of opportunities for volunteers, such as distributing groceries to clients, pre-bagging groceries, filing, and stocking shelves. REQUIREMENTS: The desire to help improve the quality of life of low-income people with HIV. Enjoy working in a warehouse environment. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish helpful, as well as some knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Proof of negative tuberculosis test signed by a licensed California physician and dated within the last 12 months. Proof of COVID full vaccination. A person is fully vaccinated when they have received their booster dose or they received their initial vaccine series but are not yet eligible for their booster. Wear an approved face covering, as recommended by Los Angeles County Department of Public health. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Deliver Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help deliver food with Meals on Wheels West! Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID.Meals on Wheels West deliver More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is between 10:45 am – 11:45 am depending on the route. They deliver to Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities. Delivery time can take approximately 1 – 2 hours and each route has an average of 8-10 clients. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Sort and Pack Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West prepare for their meal deliveries! Help with the packing of meals to delivery bags, unloading frozen meals and placing them into freezers, helping delivery volunteers with carrying delivery bags and placing them in their car, and helping with the clean up and sanitizing of delivery bags. Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID. Meals on Wheels West prepares More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Pack Food Bags for North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

Help North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry pack food bags to give to those in need. You will make "Cooking" or "Non-Cooking" Bags in groups of 10, and load them onto shelving in the cage adjacent to the packing cage. Groups must be limited to 3, Masks must be worn at all times, and open-toed footwear is prohibited. You must be vaccinated and boosted to volunteer - proof needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=s.signup&urlid=60b0a4ba5a82fa5fa7-pack&view=calendar&mo=1651359600

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Join North Valley Caring Center with their Oureach Meals

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Outreach Meals program! Every Wednesday night approximately 240 meals are prepared and delivered to homeless families in local motels and those living on the streets in the North East Valley.To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Food Pantry Volunteer APLA Health

The Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income. Clients are able to access the food bank weekly, and take home five bags of groceries per visit. They receive a wide variety of predetermined items that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP is one of the largest programs at APLA Health, and have a number of opportunities for volunteers, such as distributing groceries to clients, pre-bagging groceries, filing, and stocking shelves. REQUIREMENTS: The desire to help improve the quality of life of low-income people with HIV. Enjoy working in a warehouse environment. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish helpful, as well as some knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Proof of negative tuberculosis test signed by a licensed California physician and dated within the last 12 months. Proof of COVID full vaccination. A person is fully vaccinated when they have received their booster dose or they received their initial vaccine series but are not yet eligible for their booster. Wear an approved face covering, as recommended by Los Angeles County Department of Public health. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Join Big Sunday and Volunteer for a TM@10

We meet every Thursday morning, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. And we host hands-on projects to help local nonprofits. At TM@10 we’ve assembled birthday gifts for folks in shelters; written letters to soldiers stationed overseas; packed backpacks for ex-gang members starting college; made quilts for preemies; and about 1000 other things. Even better – and in classic Big Sunday fashion – it’s a great way for people to meet new people, work together, and enjoy some laughs while helping someone else. All projects will be in our headquarters: 6111 Melrose Ave. There’s street parking in front of our office or on June Street. Anyone 5 years of age or older must be fully vaccinated to participate. Please bring your vaccination card or digital proof. For now, we’ll be outside in the parking lot (entrance through Seward St), masked and distanced. Attendance is limited, everyone will be asked to sign a COVID-waiver, and you must sign up in advance. Click here for more details and to sign up: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/

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Connect with the Community with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West check and connect with the members of the community! Call 2-4 homebound community members on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. The calls are done remotely, and volunteers are provided a script, guidelines and a resource list to utilize for the calls. Calls typically take 30 mins-1hour. Farsi and Spanish speaking volunteers are especially needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Distribute Food with Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank

Are you ready to help Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank feed the community? They are in need of volunteers to help with set up and food distribution on the first Tuesday, second Thursday and third Thursday of the month. Volunteers must be free of any common flu symptoms, i.e. fever, cough, runny nose, headache, fatigue, sneezing, sore throat etc. Must wear a mask and follow Covid-19 safety protocols. They need volunteers that can lift 20 - 30 lb. boxes. To sign-up, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Pack Food Bags for Low Income Kids with Giving Children Hope

Volunteer on Fridays with Giving Children Hope! They distribute food to roughly 300 families from their We've Got Your Back program. This means they have been identified by school partners as having risk factors such as housing insecurity, food insecurity, and or lack of employment. At the distribution, you will load boxes of produce, meat, dairy, and more into the vehicles. They need volunteers to help prep bags and load them into the cars. If you're interested, please email volunteer@gchope.org. Check out their website for more information about the amazing work they do!

Transport Food Bags for North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry needs your help transporting their food bags! You will bring packed food bags up from the basement in the elevator on carts. Bags are then loaded onto pantry-owned vehicles. You must then drive or be driven to First Christian Church (on the corner of Colfax and Moorpark) to help unload the bags into the pantry distribution center. Once a month, they require help unloading pallets of food from the large truck, and carting it down into the temple basement. Closed shooes and masks are required. Hours given for service. To sign-up, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=s.signup&urlid=60b0a4ba5a82fa5fa7-transporting&view=calendar&mo=1651359600

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s Greatest Hits Volume II

Big Sunday will be hosting their second Greatest Hits Event at the great Evergreen Avenue Elementary School in Boyle Heights on Saturday, May 14, 12pm-3pm. We’ll be doing all kinds of helping, giving and beautifying activities for – and with – this Evergreen community. All ages welcome. All activities will be outdoors. Click here to sign up: https://bigsundayorg.wufoo.com/forms/z1qcok690o4mous/

Provide Breakfast to PATH

PATH provides meals to their residents in interim housing. When groups sign up to provide meals, it helps PATH focus its resources on providing housing and support services for their residents. Their male veterans in West LA love to have home-cooked meals from volunteers. Shifts are currently available at their West LA site. They understand not everyone is comfortable with on-site volunteering. If you want to support the male veterans, ask them about sponsoring a meal through a meal delivery service or catering! For more info, visit: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/f36ff9d2-7476-4797-8747-b7487cbd57aa/1

Join the 30th Annual Beit T’Shuvah Gala

Join the 30th Annual Beit T’Shuvah Gala on Sunday, May 15, 2022. Beit T’Shuvah is a residential addiction treatment center, congregation, and an educational institute where life is celebrated and every soul matters. Beit T’Shuvah’s mission is to heal broken souls and save the lives of those wrestling with addiction by providing integrated care in a community setting. They believe everyone has the right to redemption, which is why they never turn a single soul away due to their inability to pay. Please consider showing your suuport by atteding their gala. Click here for more info: https://beittshuvah.org/bts-events/gala-2022/

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Hang Out At Service Sundays with Food on Foot

Food on Foot is a nonprofit dedicated to assisting our unhoused and low-income neighbors in Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and a fresh start through life-skills training, full-time employment, and permanent housing. They work out of their Hollywood HQ to give out food, build community with those in their jobs and housing programs, and raise spirits of those in tough situations. Being a volunteer at one of their service sundays is not only an incredible help, but its also fanstastically fun! Kids 6 and up are welcome to come, and children 12 and under must have a chaperone. Sign up here: https://www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer/

Deliver Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help deliver food with Meals on Wheels West! Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID.Meals on Wheels West deliver More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is between 10:45 am – 11:45 am depending on the route. They deliver to Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities. Delivery time can take approximately 1 – 2 hours and each route has an average of 8-10 clients. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Sort and Pack Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West prepare for their meal deliveries! Help with the packing of meals to delivery bags, unloading frozen meals and placing them into freezers, helping delivery volunteers with carrying delivery bags and placing them in their car, and helping with the clean up and sanitizing of delivery bags. Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID. Meals on Wheels West prepares More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Donate Food for Food Bags at North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry distributes more than 1,300+ bags of food monthly as the number of people coming to the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry has significantly increased. They encourage you, your friends, your schools and your networks to help us end hunger in the area. Food donations may be dropped off during distribution hours on Mondays and Fridays, 7:30 am to 11:00 am at: 4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City, CA 91604. Click here to check out their Food WIsh List: https://nhifp.org/food-drives

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Help at The Giving Farm with Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank

Every person that volunteers with The Giving Farm will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on an 8-acre farm supporting the day-to-day operations such as planting, weeding, and harvesting to help in providing approximately 200,000 pounds of produce annually to our community members most in need. Work will consist of repetitive manual labor such as kneeling down to plant transplants and bending over to remove unwanted plant debris. Materials will be provided. Volunteers must be free of any common flu symptoms, i.e. fever or cough. Dress Code: You will be working on a farm, wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Closed toe-shoes (work boots or hiking boots preferred). Thick long pants and long-sleeved shirts preferred. Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen). Further information will be sent via email after registering to volunteer. To participate, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Assemble Boxes of Food for Low-Income Seniors

Every person that volunteers with the OC Food Bank will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on assembly lines packing a variety of food items into boxes that will be serving approximately 25,500 low-income seniors monthly. These boxes are eventually distributed to over 70 sites all throughout Orange County and surrounding areas. This is a high energy, fast-paced event well loved by volunteers. Thyey are currently adhering to CDC guidelines & practicing social distancing requirements. Please note that masks, gloves, & hand sanitizer are available. Important: Due to safety measures we require volunteer groups to register each volunteer individually for an event. All volunteers must register as individuals. To fidn out more, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Sort Clothes with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center sort through donated clothes! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Organize Pantry with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center stock their pantry shelves! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Sort and Distribute Food at Salvation Army Glendale’s Food Pantry

The Salvation Army Glendale's Food Pantry program serves hundreds of invidiuals and families every month. They have recently transitioned into a 'marketplace' system, which gives their clients the independence to choose their own food options. In order to serve the community, Salvation Army Glendale need volunteers to help maintain the pantry by spending a couple of hours each week performing one (or more) of the following tasks: 1. Sort incoming food donations by type. 2. Place sorted foods in the designated area. 3. Help restock the marketplace floor as needed. 4. Assist/interact with clients. They have opportunities available Monday through Friday. Volunteers under 18 years old need to be supervised by an adult. Additionally, this opportunity involves the lifting of light weight items such as canned food, bread, etc. This is a great opportunity to bless the community! To learn more, visit: https://volunteer.usawest.org/OpportunityDetail.aspx?ID=2525

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Volunteer at the St. Francis Center

Volunteers play a vital role in supporting every aspect of St. Francis Center’s daily operations, from working directly with homeless and extremely low-income program guests, to helping organize donations of food and clothing, and even providing administrative assistance. Having volunteers work the “front lines” of our programs solidifies their connection with guests and allows them to see firsthand how SFC meets the immediate needs of the families and individuals served. ll potential volunteers must complete the Volunteer Application and contact the Volunteer Coordinator directly via email before your volunteer opportunity at SFC. NO WALK-IN VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. They are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). To learn more, visit: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10QJesZNZZDRR6fRGI-Zu21oP68eRMmoOvxdxeaxuO-s/edit#gid=69710429

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Volunteer at The Center in Hollywood

The Center in Hollywood is looking for volunteers! Whether you want to volunteer you skills, help plan events, volunteer reguarly, or volunteer with a group, The Center in Hollywood has various opportunities for you to take part in! To learn more and to sign-up, visit: http://thecenterinhollywood.org/volunteer/

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Volunteer for the The LA Regional Food Bank

Volunteering at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is one of the best volunteer opportunities in LA. By donating a few hours of your time, you’ll help them provide food for the 2 million people in Los Angeles County who face food insecurity. Volunteers help by boxing, sorting and gleaning food that is later distributed through their network of more than 600 agency partners to neighbors in need. Groups and individuals can easily register through their website. There are many ways for groups and individuals to get involved. Minimum age requirement is 18 and all volunteers must register online. On behalf of the Food Bank, they thank their volunteers who donated their time helping on-site at the Food Bank and at food distribution sites. To register to volunteer, visit: https://www.lafoodbank.org/volunteer/#requirements

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Sort Through Donations with Union Rescue Mission

Union Resuce Mission needs your help with the donations they receive! Volunteers will assist with sorting clothes/household items/books/toys/other donations for Thrift Stores. You can serve the entire shift or a partial shift. They are happy to have you whenever they can. To sign-up, visit: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0267&console_type=event&ht=1

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Get in the Dirt with GrowGood

GrowGood works with the Salvation Army Bell Shelter to provide residents and community memebers access to nutritious and clean foods by tending to an organic community garden. Their garden-based programing uses healthy food as a way to help people heal through learning new skills, eating healthy food, and getting work expierence. Volunteer and work at the GrowGood farm! Masks required. Also bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, gloves and hand tools if you have them. Children 12 and over are welcome accompanied by an adult. Sign up through their website here: https://www.grow-good.org/volunteer

Connect with the Community with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West check and connect with the members of the community! Call 2-4 homebound community members on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. The calls are done remotely, and volunteers are provided a script, guidelines and a resource list to utilize for the calls. Calls typically take 30 mins-1hour. Farsi and Spanish speaking volunteers are especially needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Farm at Harvest Solutions Farm with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

Join Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County as they plant, harvest, weed and maintain the fields of the Harvest Solutions Farm located just down the road from their food bank in Irvine, CA! Currently, the volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are fully vaccinated or provide proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to volunteer shifts and 13 years old and above. Participants can provide our Volunteer Department with a negative COVID test result within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift via email at volunteer@feedoc.org or at check-in the day of the event. If you are a volunteer between the ages of 13 and 17 years old, please notify our Volunteer Team at volunteer@feedoc.org so that we can reserve a space for you and provide you with the necessary documents to volunteer. Additionally, there needs to be at least one adult over the age of 21 per ten minors between the ages of 13-17. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:201924}

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Food Pantry Volunteer APLA Health

The Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income. Clients are able to access the food bank weekly, and take home five bags of groceries per visit. They receive a wide variety of predetermined items that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP is one of the largest programs at APLA Health, and have a number of opportunities for volunteers, such as distributing groceries to clients, pre-bagging groceries, filing, and stocking shelves. REQUIREMENTS: The desire to help improve the quality of life of low-income people with HIV. Enjoy working in a warehouse environment. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish helpful, as well as some knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Proof of negative tuberculosis test signed by a licensed California physician and dated within the last 12 months. Proof of COVID full vaccination. A person is fully vaccinated when they have received their booster dose or they received their initial vaccine series but are not yet eligible for their booster. Wear an approved face covering, as recommended by Los Angeles County Department of Public health. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Deliver Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help deliver food with Meals on Wheels West! Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID.Meals on Wheels West deliver More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is between 10:45 am – 11:45 am depending on the route. They deliver to Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities. Delivery time can take approximately 1 – 2 hours and each route has an average of 8-10 clients. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Sort and Pack Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West prepare for their meal deliveries! Help with the packing of meals to delivery bags, unloading frozen meals and placing them into freezers, helping delivery volunteers with carrying delivery bags and placing them in their car, and helping with the clean up and sanitizing of delivery bags. Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID. Meals on Wheels West prepares More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Pack Food Bags for North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

Help North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry pack food bags to give to those in need. You will make "Cooking" or "Non-Cooking" Bags in groups of 10, and load them onto shelving in the cage adjacent to the packing cage. Groups must be limited to 3, Masks must be worn at all times, and open-toed footwear is prohibited. You must be vaccinated and boosted to volunteer - proof needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=s.signup&urlid=60b0a4ba5a82fa5fa7-pack&view=calendar&mo=1651359600

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Join North Valley Caring Center with their Oureach Meals

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Outreach Meals program! Every Wednesday night approximately 240 meals are prepared and delivered to homeless families in local motels and those living on the streets in the North East Valley.To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Food Pantry Volunteer APLA Health

The Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income. Clients are able to access the food bank weekly, and take home five bags of groceries per visit. They receive a wide variety of predetermined items that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP is one of the largest programs at APLA Health, and have a number of opportunities for volunteers, such as distributing groceries to clients, pre-bagging groceries, filing, and stocking shelves. REQUIREMENTS: The desire to help improve the quality of life of low-income people with HIV. Enjoy working in a warehouse environment. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish helpful, as well as some knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Proof of negative tuberculosis test signed by a licensed California physician and dated within the last 12 months. Proof of COVID full vaccination. A person is fully vaccinated when they have received their booster dose or they received their initial vaccine series but are not yet eligible for their booster. Wear an approved face covering, as recommended by Los Angeles County Department of Public health. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Join Big Sunday and Volunteer for a TM@10

We meet every Thursday morning, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. And we host hands-on projects to help local nonprofits. At TM@10 we’ve assembled birthday gifts for folks in shelters; written letters to soldiers stationed overseas; packed backpacks for ex-gang members starting college; made quilts for preemies; and about 1000 other things. Even better – and in classic Big Sunday fashion – it’s a great way for people to meet new people, work together, and enjoy some laughs while helping someone else. All projects will be in our headquarters: 6111 Melrose Ave. There’s street parking in front of our office or on June Street. Anyone 5 years of age or older must be fully vaccinated to participate. Please bring your vaccination card or digital proof. For now, we’ll be outside in the parking lot (entrance through Seward St), masked and distanced. Attendance is limited, everyone will be asked to sign a COVID-waiver, and you must sign up in advance. Click here for more details and to sign up: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/

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Connect with the Community with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West check and connect with the members of the community! Call 2-4 homebound community members on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. The calls are done remotely, and volunteers are provided a script, guidelines and a resource list to utilize for the calls. Calls typically take 30 mins-1hour. Farsi and Spanish speaking volunteers are especially needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Attend Share Our Selves’ 29th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night

Share Our Selves (SOS) is excited to announce the 29th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night on Thursday, May 19th Plaza Pacifica at the OC Fair & Event Center. This year’s event is a return to an in-person party, so prepare for it to be as Wild & Crazy as ever! SOS is gathering a team of talented and generous chefs from across Orange County for what has become a distinct signature event consisting of unique tacos, craft beer, and inventive margaritas. Don’t miss your chance to attend this foodie favorite and support your local community! Tickets include all-you-can-eat tacos and beverages, including CaliFino Tequila margaritas, beer from Deschutes Brewery, seltzer from New Belgium Brewing, wine and nonalcoholic beverages. All proceeds benefit SOS and the vital services we provide to address issues including food insecurity, housing insecurity and overall wellness for our low-income and homeless neighbors. To purchase tickers, visit: https://www.shareourselves.org/event/29th-annual-wild-crazy-taco-night/

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Pack Food Bags for Low Income Kids with Giving Children Hope

Volunteer on Fridays with Giving Children Hope! They distribute food to roughly 300 families from their We've Got Your Back program. This means they have been identified by school partners as having risk factors such as housing insecurity, food insecurity, and or lack of employment. At the distribution, you will load boxes of produce, meat, dairy, and more into the vehicles. They need volunteers to help prep bags and load them into the cars. If you're interested, please email volunteer@gchope.org. Check out their website for more information about the amazing work they do!

Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Get in the Dirt with GrowGood

GrowGood works with the Salvation Army Bell Shelter to provide residents and community memebers access to nutritious and clean foods by tending to an organic community garden. Their garden-based programing uses healthy food as a way to help people heal through learning new skills, eating healthy food, and getting work expierence. Volunteer and work at the GrowGood farm! Masks required. Also bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, gloves and hand tools if you have them. Children 12 and over are welcome accompanied by an adult. Sign up through their website here: https://www.grow-good.org/volunteer

Provide Breakfast to PATH

PATH provides meals to their residents in interim housing. When groups sign up to provide meals, it helps PATH focus its resources on providing housing and support services for their residents. Their male veterans in West LA love to have home-cooked meals from volunteers. Shifts are currently available at their West LA site. They understand not everyone is comfortable with on-site volunteering. If you want to support the male veterans, ask them about sponsoring a meal through a meal delivery service or catering! For more info, visit: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/f36ff9d2-7476-4797-8747-b7487cbd57aa/1

Hang Out At Service Sundays with Food on Foot

Food on Foot is a nonprofit dedicated to assisting our unhoused and low-income neighbors in Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and a fresh start through life-skills training, full-time employment, and permanent housing. They work out of their Hollywood HQ to give out food, build community with those in their jobs and housing programs, and raise spirits of those in tough situations. Being a volunteer at one of their service sundays is not only an incredible help, but its also fanstastically fun! Kids 6 and up are welcome to come, and children 12 and under must have a chaperone. Sign up here: https://www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer/

Deliver Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help deliver food with Meals on Wheels West! Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID.Meals on Wheels West deliver More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is between 10:45 am – 11:45 am depending on the route. They deliver to Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities. Delivery time can take approximately 1 – 2 hours and each route has an average of 8-10 clients. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Sort and Pack Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West prepare for their meal deliveries! Help with the packing of meals to delivery bags, unloading frozen meals and placing them into freezers, helping delivery volunteers with carrying delivery bags and placing them in their car, and helping with the clean up and sanitizing of delivery bags. Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID. Meals on Wheels West prepares More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Donate Food for Food Bags at North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry distributes more than 1,300+ bags of food monthly as the number of people coming to the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry has significantly increased. They encourage you, your friends, your schools and your networks to help us end hunger in the area. Food donations may be dropped off during distribution hours on Mondays and Fridays, 7:30 am to 11:00 am at: 4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City, CA 91604. Click here to check out their Food WIsh List: https://nhifp.org/food-drives

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Help at The Giving Farm with Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank

Every person that volunteers with The Giving Farm will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on an 8-acre farm supporting the day-to-day operations such as planting, weeding, and harvesting to help in providing approximately 200,000 pounds of produce annually to our community members most in need. Work will consist of repetitive manual labor such as kneeling down to plant transplants and bending over to remove unwanted plant debris. Materials will be provided. Volunteers must be free of any common flu symptoms, i.e. fever or cough. Dress Code: You will be working on a farm, wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Closed toe-shoes (work boots or hiking boots preferred). Thick long pants and long-sleeved shirts preferred. Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen). Further information will be sent via email after registering to volunteer. To participate, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Assemble Boxes of Food for Low-Income Seniors

Every person that volunteers with the OC Food Bank will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on assembly lines packing a variety of food items into boxes that will be serving approximately 25,500 low-income seniors monthly. These boxes are eventually distributed to over 70 sites all throughout Orange County and surrounding areas. This is a high energy, fast-paced event well loved by volunteers. Thyey are currently adhering to CDC guidelines & practicing social distancing requirements. Please note that masks, gloves, & hand sanitizer are available. Important: Due to safety measures we require volunteer groups to register each volunteer individually for an event. All volunteers must register as individuals. To fidn out more, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Sort Clothes with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center sort through donated clothes! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Organize Pantry with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center stock their pantry shelves! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Sort and Distribute Food at Salvation Army Glendale’s Food Pantry

The Salvation Army Glendale's Food Pantry program serves hundreds of invidiuals and families every month. They have recently transitioned into a 'marketplace' system, which gives their clients the independence to choose their own food options. In order to serve the community, Salvation Army Glendale need volunteers to help maintain the pantry by spending a couple of hours each week performing one (or more) of the following tasks: 1. Sort incoming food donations by type. 2. Place sorted foods in the designated area. 3. Help restock the marketplace floor as needed. 4. Assist/interact with clients. They have opportunities available Monday through Friday. Volunteers under 18 years old need to be supervised by an adult. Additionally, this opportunity involves the lifting of light weight items such as canned food, bread, etc. This is a great opportunity to bless the community! To learn more, visit: https://volunteer.usawest.org/OpportunityDetail.aspx?ID=2525

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Volunteer at the St. Francis Center

Volunteers play a vital role in supporting every aspect of St. Francis Center’s daily operations, from working directly with homeless and extremely low-income program guests, to helping organize donations of food and clothing, and even providing administrative assistance. Having volunteers work the “front lines” of our programs solidifies their connection with guests and allows them to see firsthand how SFC meets the immediate needs of the families and individuals served. ll potential volunteers must complete the Volunteer Application and contact the Volunteer Coordinator directly via email before your volunteer opportunity at SFC. NO WALK-IN VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. They are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). To learn more, visit: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10QJesZNZZDRR6fRGI-Zu21oP68eRMmoOvxdxeaxuO-s/edit#gid=69710429

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Volunteer at The Center in Hollywood

The Center in Hollywood is looking for volunteers! Whether you want to volunteer you skills, help plan events, volunteer reguarly, or volunteer with a group, The Center in Hollywood has various opportunities for you to take part in! To learn more and to sign-up, visit: http://thecenterinhollywood.org/volunteer/

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Volunteer for the The LA Regional Food Bank

Volunteering at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is one of the best volunteer opportunities in LA. By donating a few hours of your time, you’ll help them provide food for the 2 million people in Los Angeles County who face food insecurity. Volunteers help by boxing, sorting and gleaning food that is later distributed through their network of more than 600 agency partners to neighbors in need. Groups and individuals can easily register through their website. There are many ways for groups and individuals to get involved. Minimum age requirement is 18 and all volunteers must register online. On behalf of the Food Bank, they thank their volunteers who donated their time helping on-site at the Food Bank and at food distribution sites. To register to volunteer, visit: https://www.lafoodbank.org/volunteer/#requirements

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Sort Through Donations with Union Rescue Mission

Union Resuce Mission needs your help with the donations they receive! Volunteers will assist with sorting clothes/household items/books/toys/other donations for Thrift Stores. You can serve the entire shift or a partial shift. They are happy to have you whenever they can. To sign-up, visit: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0267&console_type=event&ht=1

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Connect with the Community with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West check and connect with the members of the community! Call 2-4 homebound community members on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. The calls are done remotely, and volunteers are provided a script, guidelines and a resource list to utilize for the calls. Calls typically take 30 mins-1hour. Farsi and Spanish speaking volunteers are especially needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Farm at Harvest Solutions Farm with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

Join Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County as they plant, harvest, weed and maintain the fields of the Harvest Solutions Farm located just down the road from their food bank in Irvine, CA! Currently, the volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are fully vaccinated or provide proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to volunteer shifts and 13 years old and above. Participants can provide our Volunteer Department with a negative COVID test result within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift via email at volunteer@feedoc.org or at check-in the day of the event. If you are a volunteer between the ages of 13 and 17 years old, please notify our Volunteer Team at volunteer@feedoc.org so that we can reserve a space for you and provide you with the necessary documents to volunteer. Additionally, there needs to be at least one adult over the age of 21 per ten minors between the ages of 13-17. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:201924}

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Food Pantry Volunteer APLA Health

The Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income. Clients are able to access the food bank weekly, and take home five bags of groceries per visit. They receive a wide variety of predetermined items that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP is one of the largest programs at APLA Health, and have a number of opportunities for volunteers, such as distributing groceries to clients, pre-bagging groceries, filing, and stocking shelves. REQUIREMENTS: The desire to help improve the quality of life of low-income people with HIV. Enjoy working in a warehouse environment. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish helpful, as well as some knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Proof of negative tuberculosis test signed by a licensed California physician and dated within the last 12 months. Proof of COVID full vaccination. A person is fully vaccinated when they have received their booster dose or they received their initial vaccine series but are not yet eligible for their booster. Wear an approved face covering, as recommended by Los Angeles County Department of Public health. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Deliver Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help deliver food with Meals on Wheels West! Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID.Meals on Wheels West deliver More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is between 10:45 am – 11:45 am depending on the route. They deliver to Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities. Delivery time can take approximately 1 – 2 hours and each route has an average of 8-10 clients. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Sort and Pack Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West prepare for their meal deliveries! Help with the packing of meals to delivery bags, unloading frozen meals and placing them into freezers, helping delivery volunteers with carrying delivery bags and placing them in their car, and helping with the clean up and sanitizing of delivery bags. Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID. Meals on Wheels West prepares More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Pack Food Bags for North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

Help North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry pack food bags to give to those in need. You will make "Cooking" or "Non-Cooking" Bags in groups of 10, and load them onto shelving in the cage adjacent to the packing cage. Groups must be limited to 3, Masks must be worn at all times, and open-toed footwear is prohibited. You must be vaccinated and boosted to volunteer - proof needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=s.signup&urlid=60b0a4ba5a82fa5fa7-pack&view=calendar&mo=1651359600

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Join North Valley Caring Center with their Oureach Meals

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Outreach Meals program! Every Wednesday night approximately 240 meals are prepared and delivered to homeless families in local motels and those living on the streets in the North East Valley.To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Food Pantry Volunteer APLA Health

The Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income. Clients are able to access the food bank weekly, and take home five bags of groceries per visit. They receive a wide variety of predetermined items that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP is one of the largest programs at APLA Health, and have a number of opportunities for volunteers, such as distributing groceries to clients, pre-bagging groceries, filing, and stocking shelves. REQUIREMENTS: The desire to help improve the quality of life of low-income people with HIV. Enjoy working in a warehouse environment. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish helpful, as well as some knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Proof of negative tuberculosis test signed by a licensed California physician and dated within the last 12 months. Proof of COVID full vaccination. A person is fully vaccinated when they have received their booster dose or they received their initial vaccine series but are not yet eligible for their booster. Wear an approved face covering, as recommended by Los Angeles County Department of Public health. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Join Big Sunday and Volunteer for a TM@10

We meet every Thursday morning, from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. And we host hands-on projects to help local nonprofits. At TM@10 we’ve assembled birthday gifts for folks in shelters; written letters to soldiers stationed overseas; packed backpacks for ex-gang members starting college; made quilts for preemies; and about 1000 other things. Even better – and in classic Big Sunday fashion – it’s a great way for people to meet new people, work together, and enjoy some laughs while helping someone else. All projects will be in our headquarters: 6111 Melrose Ave. There’s street parking in front of our office or on June Street. Anyone 5 years of age or older must be fully vaccinated to participate. Please bring your vaccination card or digital proof. For now, we’ll be outside in the parking lot (entrance through Seward St), masked and distanced. Attendance is limited, everyone will be asked to sign a COVID-waiver, and you must sign up in advance. Click here for more details and to sign up: https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/

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Connect with the Community with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West check and connect with the members of the community! Call 2-4 homebound community members on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. The calls are done remotely, and volunteers are provided a script, guidelines and a resource list to utilize for the calls. Calls typically take 30 mins-1hour. Farsi and Spanish speaking volunteers are especially needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Pack Food Bags for Low Income Kids with Giving Children Hope

Volunteer on Fridays with Giving Children Hope! They distribute food to roughly 300 families from their We've Got Your Back program. This means they have been identified by school partners as having risk factors such as housing insecurity, food insecurity, and or lack of employment. At the distribution, you will load boxes of produce, meat, dairy, and more into the vehicles. They need volunteers to help prep bags and load them into the cars. If you're interested, please email volunteer@gchope.org. Check out their website for more information about the amazing work they do!

Provide Breakfast to PATH

PATH provides meals to their residents in interim housing. When groups sign up to provide meals, it helps PATH focus its resources on providing housing and support services for their residents. Their male veterans in West LA love to have home-cooked meals from volunteers. Shifts are currently available at their West LA site. They understand not everyone is comfortable with on-site volunteering. If you want to support the male veterans, ask them about sponsoring a meal through a meal delivery service or catering! For more info, visit: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/f36ff9d2-7476-4797-8747-b7487cbd57aa/1

Hang Out At Service Sundays with Food on Foot

Food on Foot is a nonprofit dedicated to assisting our unhoused and low-income neighbors in Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and a fresh start through life-skills training, full-time employment, and permanent housing. They work out of their Hollywood HQ to give out food, build community with those in their jobs and housing programs, and raise spirits of those in tough situations. Being a volunteer at one of their service sundays is not only an incredible help, but its also fanstastically fun! Kids 6 and up are welcome to come, and children 12 and under must have a chaperone. Sign up here: https://www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer/

Deliver Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help deliver food with Meals on Wheels West! Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID.Meals on Wheels West deliver More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Pickup time from our office in Santa Monica is between 10:45 am – 11:45 am depending on the route. They deliver to Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades and Malibu. There is Hidden Hunger in even the most affluent communities. Delivery time can take approximately 1 – 2 hours and each route has an average of 8-10 clients. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Sort and Pack Meals with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West prepare for their meal deliveries! Help with the packing of meals to delivery bags, unloading frozen meals and placing them into freezers, helping delivery volunteers with carrying delivery bags and placing them in their car, and helping with the clean up and sanitizing of delivery bags. Your compassion in helping the vulnerable populations they serve during these trying times is appreciated. They are in need of volunteers more than ever, but they have shifted their deliveries to 4 days a week in order to minimize potential transmission of COVID. Meals on Wheels West prepares More Than a Meal on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Donate Food for Food Bags at North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry

North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry distributes more than 1,300+ bags of food monthly as the number of people coming to the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry has significantly increased. They encourage you, your friends, your schools and your networks to help us end hunger in the area. Food donations may be dropped off during distribution hours on Mondays and Fridays, 7:30 am to 11:00 am at: 4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City, CA 91604. Click here to check out their Food WIsh List: https://nhifp.org/food-drives

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Help North Valley Caring Center with their Breakfast Program

​Volunteer in North Valley Caring Center's Breakfast Program to help prepare and serve a warm meal to local homeless and hungry families! To sign-up, visit: https://www.nvcsinc.org/volunteer

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Help at The Giving Farm with Community Action Partnership of Orange County Food Bank

Every person that volunteers with The Giving Farm will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on an 8-acre farm supporting the day-to-day operations such as planting, weeding, and harvesting to help in providing approximately 200,000 pounds of produce annually to our community members most in need. Work will consist of repetitive manual labor such as kneeling down to plant transplants and bending over to remove unwanted plant debris. Materials will be provided. Volunteers must be free of any common flu symptoms, i.e. fever or cough. Dress Code: You will be working on a farm, wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Closed toe-shoes (work boots or hiking boots preferred). Thick long pants and long-sleeved shirts preferred. Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen). Further information will be sent via email after registering to volunteer. To participate, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Sort Clothes with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center sort through donated clothes! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Organize Pantry with Rescate Family Rescue Center

Help the Rescate Family Rescue Center stock their pantry shelves! To sign-up, visit: https://www.rescatefamilycenter.org/volunteer

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Sort and Distribute Food at Salvation Army Glendale’s Food Pantry

The Salvation Army Glendale's Food Pantry program serves hundreds of invidiuals and families every month. They have recently transitioned into a 'marketplace' system, which gives their clients the independence to choose their own food options. In order to serve the community, Salvation Army Glendale need volunteers to help maintain the pantry by spending a couple of hours each week performing one (or more) of the following tasks: 1. Sort incoming food donations by type. 2. Place sorted foods in the designated area. 3. Help restock the marketplace floor as needed. 4. Assist/interact with clients. They have opportunities available Monday through Friday. Volunteers under 18 years old need to be supervised by an adult. Additionally, this opportunity involves the lifting of light weight items such as canned food, bread, etc. This is a great opportunity to bless the community! To learn more, visit: https://volunteer.usawest.org/OpportunityDetail.aspx?ID=2525

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Volunteer at the St. Francis Center

Volunteers play a vital role in supporting every aspect of St. Francis Center’s daily operations, from working directly with homeless and extremely low-income program guests, to helping organize donations of food and clothing, and even providing administrative assistance. Having volunteers work the “front lines” of our programs solidifies their connection with guests and allows them to see firsthand how SFC meets the immediate needs of the families and individuals served. ll potential volunteers must complete the Volunteer Application and contact the Volunteer Coordinator directly via email before your volunteer opportunity at SFC. NO WALK-IN VOLUNTEERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. They are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). To learn more, visit: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10QJesZNZZDRR6fRGI-Zu21oP68eRMmoOvxdxeaxuO-s/edit#gid=69710429

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Volunteer at The Center in Hollywood

The Center in Hollywood is looking for volunteers! Whether you want to volunteer you skills, help plan events, volunteer reguarly, or volunteer with a group, The Center in Hollywood has various opportunities for you to take part in! To learn more and to sign-up, visit: http://thecenterinhollywood.org/volunteer/

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Volunteer for the The LA Regional Food Bank

Volunteering at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is one of the best volunteer opportunities in LA. By donating a few hours of your time, you’ll help them provide food for the 2 million people in Los Angeles County who face food insecurity. Volunteers help by boxing, sorting and gleaning food that is later distributed through their network of more than 600 agency partners to neighbors in need. Groups and individuals can easily register through their website. There are many ways for groups and individuals to get involved. Minimum age requirement is 18 and all volunteers must register online. On behalf of the Food Bank, they thank their volunteers who donated their time helping on-site at the Food Bank and at food distribution sites. To register to volunteer, visit: https://www.lafoodbank.org/volunteer/#requirements

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Sort Through Donations with Union Rescue Mission

Union Resuce Mission needs your help with the donations they receive! Volunteers will assist with sorting clothes/household items/books/toys/other donations for Thrift Stores. You can serve the entire shift or a partial shift. They are happy to have you whenever they can. To sign-up, visit: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0267&console_type=event&ht=1

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Connect with the Community with Meals on Wheels West

Help Meals on Wheels West check and connect with the members of the community! Call 2-4 homebound community members on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays. The calls are done remotely, and volunteers are provided a script, guidelines and a resource list to utilize for the calls. Calls typically take 30 mins-1hour. Farsi and Spanish speaking volunteers are especially needed. To sign-up, visit: https://www.mealsonwheelswest.org/individual-volunteering/

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Farm at Harvest Solutions Farm with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

Join Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County as they plant, harvest, weed and maintain the fields of the Harvest Solutions Farm located just down the road from their food bank in Irvine, CA! Currently, the volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are fully vaccinated or provide proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to volunteer shifts and 13 years old and above. Participants can provide our Volunteer Department with a negative COVID test result within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift via email at volunteer@feedoc.org or at check-in the day of the event. If you are a volunteer between the ages of 13 and 17 years old, please notify our Volunteer Team at volunteer@feedoc.org so that we can reserve a space for you and provide you with the necessary documents to volunteer. Additionally, there needs to be at least one adult over the age of 21 per ten minors between the ages of 13-17. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:201924}

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Distribute Food at Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Distribution Center

Help Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County bring consistent, nutritious food to those experiencing hunger in Orange County by participating in a variety of projects in our Distribution Center. All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in Orange County. Together you are creating a future in which no one goes hungry! Currently, the Distribution Center volunteer opportunity is only available to people who are: Fully vaccinated OR provide proof of negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to the volunteer shift* and 13 years old and above. To volunteer, visit: https://feedoc.volunteerhub.com/?format=0&filter={%22eventGroupId%22:46333}

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Assemble Boxes of Food for Low-Income Seniors

Every person that volunteers with the OC Food Bank will be an empowering force to helping change the community. Volunteers will be working on assembly lines packing a variety of food items into boxes that will be serving approximately 25,500 low-income seniors monthly. These boxes are eventually distributed to over 70 sites all throughout Orange County and surrounding areas. This is a high energy, fast-paced event well loved by volunteers. Thyey are currently adhering to CDC guidelines & practicing social distancing requirements. Please note that masks, gloves, & hand sanitizer are available. Important: Due to safety measures we require volunteer groups to register each volunteer individually for an event. All volunteers must register as individuals. To fidn out more, visit: https://capoc.volunteerhub.com/

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Work at the Access Center with Safe Place fo Youth

Volunteers are absolutely essential to SPY’s mission. They’re in need of volunteers to participate in shifts at their Access Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. There are two shifts, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Responsibilities and opportunities include things like: Run check-in or the desk. Greet youth as they arrive or help them make sure youth access the showers they need. Monitor the Clothing Closet. Each day, youth members can select one outfit from the clothing closet. Get involved with Healing Arts or the Digital Arts Lab. Volunteers with a passion for arts, yoga, graphic design or more may find this volunteering opportunity especially rewarding. Outreach. Engage with street-based youth out in the community alongside one of their Outreach and Engagement Case Managers, providing access to survival resources and SPY's onsite programs. Housing Sites. Support the clothing closet, donation transport, and more across each of their housing sites. And more! There are often done-in-a-day projects and special volunteer opportunities if you’re looking for ways to get involved outside of Access Center hours. To volunteer, sign-up at: https://www.safeplaceforyouth.org/volunteer_opportunities

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Volunteer at Sense of Home’s Warehouse

Individuals and small groups are needed for building furniture, organizing donations, and creating kits for new homes. Volunteer are needed Tuesday – Saturday from 9am – 4pm (2-hour minimum). By appointment only. For general inquiries, please contact volunteer@asenseofhome.org

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Volunteer as a Warehouse Truck Loader for ASOH

ASOH is looking for 1-2 furniture/box movers to help load recipients’ new items onto their U-Haul! Forget the gym, join them for some feel-good fun! Volunteer hours are Thursday – Saturday from 11am – 1pm. By appointment only For general inquiries, please contact volunteer@asenseofhome.org

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Donate to Create Homes for Former Foster Youth and Their Children

The need for a sense of home has never been more paramount. We have all become deeply aware that home is our safe haven. Home is everything. As we imagine families sleeping and eating on floors, our waitlist is growing at an alarming rate. Your donations help to continue to create homes for former foster youth and their children. Donate here: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/asoh

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Sponsor a New Home for ASOH recipients

Virtual home sponsorships are available for individuals and small groups. Donate $7,000 or create your own fundraising campaign here and raise the $7,000 to sponsor a virtual home creation. You will receive a video of the beneficiary receiving their home creation and their words of appreciation for what goals will now be attainable thanks to the home that you made possible. The video can be dedicated to a loved one or a group of individuals.

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Prepare Welcome Baskets and Kits for ASOH Recipients

Prepare welcome baskets and kits for ASOH recipients.The kits and baskets are designed to serve a specific function or to be placed in a specific room of the home (for example, cooking kits, bathroom essentials kits, etc.). You can find a full list of baskets and kits that they create there here. Especially important is providing essential items for kids: clothing, shoes, school supplies, toys, and games. Click here to see how to create these kits. If interested, please contact us at home@asenseofhome.org

Host a Book Collection for A Sense of Home

ASOH is in need of culturally diverse books to create libraries of love in each home. To host a book drive, you can collect books from your community or you can create your own online campaign. Please refer to their Love Library for the young adults they serve here. And for the kids they serve please see the Love Library book list here. The Amazon book list for young adults can be found here. The Amazon book list for kids is here. When you do purchase any of these books, they ask that you also purchase one for ASOH and have it sent directly to their warehouse at 3457 West El Segundo Blvd., Unit A, Hawthorne, CA 90250. Contact us at home@asenseofhome.org

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A Sense of Home Needs Mindfullness and Wellness Instructors

Help give the gift of serenity. They are looking for volunteers to share their gifts and talents in dance, yoga and/or meditation – offering free zoom classes for ASOH beneficiaries and their children. If interested, please contact us at home@asenseofhome.org

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Join the Heart Team at A Sense of Home

Advocate by connecting ASOH with brand partners to advance their mission and scale so that they can serve more deserving young people. Generate funding from foundations or businesses. Dedicate yourself by inspiring individuals, families or businesses to sponsor home creations. Or join one of their expert advisory committees. Watch the their video on their volunteer page to learn about the great impact Team Heart has had.To get started, email volunteer@asenseofhome.org

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Help Host a Collection for A Sense of Home

Donors of furniture and home goods serve as the starting point for everything ASOH; their entire inventory comes from individuals and businesses who donate home furnishings and supplies. Interested in hosting a donation drive? Learn more here.To get started, email volunteer@asenseofhome.org.

Help A Sense of Home Print and Frame Pictures

ASOH will send electronic photos that you will then print and place in frames. Framed photos can be delivered or shipped to the ASOH warehouse. This all happens within a two-week period. They highly encourage participants to plan ahead and hold a “frame drive” within your community. Join forces with local community members to gather beautiful frames to be filled with wonderful memories. Printed photos will be lovingly placed within frames, helping to make the recipient’s space truly feel like a home. If interested, please contact us at home@asenseofhome.org

Create Art for Homes or Host an Art Exhibit for A Sense of Home

Create and sell art, donating a portion of the proceeds to ASOH – much like Gianna Vargas and her “Shelter at Home” exhibit, that can be viewed here. If you’re interested in creating art or hosting an exhibit, please contact us at home@asenseofhome.org

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WRITING & TRANSLATION VOLUNTEERS

A Sense of Home is seeking Alternate Text Writers and Media Document Translators to volunteer their services. Join us and help create a lasting impact. If interested, please contact us at home@asenseofhome.org

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Provide Groceries and Recipes for ASOH Recipients

Buy $300 worth of groceries to last one family one month and inspire cooking, meal prepping, and yummy family dinners. Create a how-to video showcasing your favorite recipe using the ingredients found in the shopping list. Share your cooking video or a recipe, and challenge others using the hashtag #cookingconnected and tag @asenseofhomeorg for a chance to be featured!

Be a Guest Chef at Ascencia

Every morning and evening, volunteers prepare and serve hot meals for homeless families and adults in Ascencia's Emergency Housing program. These “Guest Chefs” give their time and energy, generously donating food and a great deal of compassion with each plate. Volunteers in the Guest Chef Program commit to preparing meals for approximately 45 shelter residents on a daily basis. Volunteers typically create a Guest Chef team comprised of fellow members of a congregation, service organization, co-workers, family members, friends, etc. f you are interested in signing up, please be sure to review our safety protocols for on-site volunteering and visit our Sign Up Genius. To schedule recurring dates and times please email, volunteer@ascenciaca.org.

Volunteer at Home Program and Create Hygiene Kits with Ascencia

Ascencia's Volunteer from Home Program was created in response to COVID-19, as a way to keep their volunteers engaged and connected to Ascencia. One way is to create hygiene kits. They are asking volunteers to purchase travel sized hygiene materials and assemble them into gallon sized Ziploc bags. Get a virtual group together to make hygiene kits for their clients and for their Outreach Team to distribute to individuals on the street. Hygiene kits include various travel sized toiletries including: shampoo, conditioner, lotion, body wash, toothpaste and toothbrushes (can be full sized), combs etc. Please label bags male or female.

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Make Lunches for Ascencia Clients

Ascencia's Volunteer from Home Program was created in response to COVID-19, as a way to keep their volunteers engaged and connected to Ascencia. One way is to make brown bag lunches for clients in the shelter and individuals on the streets. Their Outreach Team goes out every day and will take brown bag lunches to those in need. Lunches can include peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, fruit, chips, water, etc.

Raise Funds for Ascencia

Ascencia's Volunteer from Home Program was created in response to COVID-19, as a way to keep their volunteers engaged and connected to Ascencia. Raise funds for them by creating your own GoFundMe page. Share and promote your page to your friends and family through social media!

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Support Ascencia’s Development Team

Ascencia's Volunteer from Home Program was created in response to COVID-19, as a way to keep their volunteers engaged and connected to Ascencia. One way is to support the Development Team by providing administrative and data entry support. Requires long-term commitment of at least six months. All training materials and instruction will be provided.

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Volunteer on a Budget for Ascencia

Ascencia's Volunteer from Home Program was created in response to COVID-19, as a way to keep their volunteers engaged and connected to Ascencia. One way is to get create and volunteer on a budget. Fundraise $100-$120 to cook and serve breakfast to their shelter residents. Make PB&J sandwiches for their outreach teams and shelter residents. Purchase 5 loaves of bread and a peanut butter and jelly jar and create bagged sandwiches for our clients. (Estimated cost: $30.00 for 50 sandwiches, including Ziploc baggies.)

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Become Ascencia’s Social Media Ambassador

Ascencia's Volunteer from Home Program was created in response to COVID-19, as a way to keep their volunteers engaged and connected to Ascencia. One way is to help and be their Socia Media Ambassador. Like, share, subscribe on multiple social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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Host a Clothing Drive for Ascencia

Grab your friends, classmates or co-workers and host a donation drive! They are running low on new clothing to give their clients once they enter their shelter. Often when new clients arrive, the only clothes they own are what they are wearing. They'd love to welcome clients with a fresh new set of clothes to wear while they wash their clothes and to make them feel more comfortable. Please donate sweatpants, athletic clothes, and undergarments of various sizes for men and women. Currently, they have high need for men’s underwear. New items only please. Contact volunteer@ascenciaca.org to get started

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Make Home Starter Kits for Ascencia

Welcome new clients as they move into their new homes by providing them with a home starter kit. Supplies for home starter kits can include plates, utensils, cups (dining); toilet paper, bathroom cleaning supplies, soap, shampoo, conditioner, towels (bathroom); laundry detergent, laundry basket, fabric softener (laundry); pots and pans, dishwashing soap, sponges, cooking utensils (kitchen). Contact volunteer@ascenciaca.org to get started

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Make Blankets for Ascencia’s Clients

As the winter approaches, blankets become an essential item to give to their clients and for their Outreach Team to pass out to individuals living on the street. You can collect bed sheets, throws, quilts, tie blankets etc. New items only please. Contact volunteer@ascenciaca.org to get started

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Food Pantry Volunteer APLA Health

The Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) provides groceries to over 1,700 clients who live on a limited income. Clients are able to access the food bank weekly, and take home five bags of groceries per visit. They receive a wide variety of predetermined items that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. NOLP is one of the largest programs at APLA Health, and have a number of opportunities for volunteers, such as distributing groceries to clients, pre-bagging groceries, filing, and stocking shelves. REQUIREMENTS: The desire to help improve the quality of life of low-income people with HIV. Enjoy working in a warehouse environment. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Outgoing personality, excellent communication skills. Bilingual Spanish helpful, as well as some knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Proof of negative tuberculosis test signed by a licensed California physician and dated within the last 12 months. Proof of COVID full vaccination. A person is fully vaccinated when they have received their booster dose or they received their initial vaccine series but are not yet eligible for their booster. Wear an approved face covering, as recommended by Los Angeles County Department of Public health. At the NOLP San Fernando Campus from Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Nutrition/Administrative Volunteer APLA Health

Volunteer will interface with the nutritionist and site assistant in order to successfully offer administrative assistance to clients, volunteers, and staff. REQUIREMENTS: Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, filing, data entry, phone skills. Strong PC, MS Office, and online resources skills. Strong nutrition and administrative skills needed. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Special Events Volunteer for APLA Health

Assist with set-up, breakdown, directions, ticket sales, and other duties related to our special events. They accept both individual and group volunteers. Groups are encouraged to volunteer together. REQUIREMENTS: Should be flexible and willing to perform a variety of duties. Excellent people skills are required. A variety of shifts is available. They need both daytime and nighttime volunteers for most events. For more info please visit: https://aplahealth.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House's cooking program serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! Here are a few ways to participate as a Top Chef: Preparing dinner for 40 people at your site and dropping off at Alexandria House. Purchasing dinner from a local restaurant for 40 and having it delivered to Alexandria House. Purchasing dinner from one of our past residents for $250.00 and they will arrange to drop off at Alexandria House. Cooking dinner at Alexandria House with the following guidelines: A maximum of 6 volunteers in a group. Please practice social distancing guidelines. No children under the age of 12 allowed at this time. All teens must show proof of vaccination. Click here to see the complete guideline for our Top Chef Program. Click here for more info: https://www.alexandriahouse.org/volunteer

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Volunteer at Alexandria House’s After School Program

Alexandria House's after-school program needs volunteers to help students (grades K-5) with homework, reading activities, and enrichment projects. Volunteers should be at least high school age, but will consider mature middle school students. For more info please visit: https://www.alexandriahouse.org/volunteer

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Volunteer at Alexandria House’s Child Care Program

Volunteers support their child care staff in working with infants and toddlers ages 0-4 doing various activities from reading to outdoor play. Experience working with infants and toddlers is highly recommended. For more info please visit: https://www.alexandriahouse.org/volunteer

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Host an In-Kind Donation Drive for Aviva Center

Host a drive at your workplace, place of worship or with family and friends to collect new items throughout the year. Supplies – from Kindergarten to college, Toiletries & Hygiene – from baby to adult, Household cleaning and laundry products, Clothing and shoes, Food and transportation gift cards. For more info, visit https://aviva.org/volunteer/

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Help Organize Aviva Center’s Quarterly Resource Giveaway

Help organize their Quarterly Resource Giveaway event, take inventory, sort donated items or donate school supplies for families in need before the school year begins. For more info, visit https://aviva.org/volunteer/

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Lead Enrichment Classes at Aviva Center

Lead virtual children’s activities or workshops for youth and adults. As a member of Aviva’s team, you will be expected to contribute your positive attitude, a commitment to the program, and professionalism. For more info, visit https://aviva.org/volunteer/

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Host a Drive for Baby2Baby

Due to COVID-19, Baby2Baby is only collecting NEW donations of diapers, wipes, formula and hygiene items (e.g soap, shampoo and toothpaste) to address the most critical needs from families impacted by the pandemic. Get in touch if you’d like to host a drive to collect and drop off these items! Visit: https://baby2baby.org/get-involved/

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Morning Circle-Up Volunteer for Back On My Feet

Are you a morning person? They need morning volunteers! Come out early to run, jog or walk between one to four miles with their members 1-3 times a week. For more info please visit: https://backonmyfeet.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Become a Career Coach for Back On My Feet

Do you have one hour a week to instill confidence, insight, encouragement and inspiration? Become a Career Coach! Each Career Coach is matched with a member early in their Back on My Feet journey. You share their knowledge on interview skills, resume building and other workforce development opportunities to help the member achieve their individual employment goals. For more info please visit: https://backonmyfeet.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Become a Workshop Volunteer for Back On My Feet

Do you have the ability to create, present and lead engaging professional development workshops? Partner with Back on my Feet as a Workshop Facilitator! Deliver workshops that educate and empower members to apply learned skills to their unique lives. For more info please visit: https://backonmyfeet.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Become a Skill Specialist for Back On My Feet

Are you an expert in a field that could benefit their members? Join their community of skilled volunteers! Their members are capable of meaningful work, but they experience barriers other than homelessness and housing insecurity that impact their ability to get back on their feet, including criminal justice system involvement, credit issues, addiction, mental health support, among others. For more info please visit: https://backonmyfeet.org/get-involved/volunteer/

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Casa Libre Mentorship Program

Looking to make a difference in the world? Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law, Inc. Your participation at Casa Libre allows them to better serve their community and assist those in great need. Note: will require a background check. They are looking for Academic Tutoring in the following: ESL -High School Math- High School Science- High School History. Creative Workshops in Painting/Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography, Cinema, Music, Cooking, Writing and more. Sports coaching in Surfing, Hiking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming and more. Field Trips to Sporting Events, ​Museums, Movies, Cultural Performances, Tours and more. ***​Most of our residents speak Spanish as their first language, so Spanish fluency is helpful, but not required for mentors*** If interested then Please fill out the Volunteer Form here: https://casalibrela.org/volunteer

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Provide Job Training and Job Placement for Casa Libre

Job Training/Job Placement for their residents is often need to earn a living right after graduating high school and transitioning out of Casa Libre once they turn 18 years old. Hands-on training in a work environment is one of the best tools for success and a secure job is even better as they begin to navigate life as an adult. ​***Please note: All mentors will require a background check.***​Most of our residents speak Spanish as their first language, so Spanish fluency is helpful, but not required for mentors*** If interested then Please fill out the Volunteer Form here: https://casalibrela.org/volunteer

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Join the Casa Libre Restoration Project

Built in 1901, Casa Libre was designed by renowned architect John Parkinson, designer of the Los Angeles Coliseum, Los Angeles City Hall, and Union Station. With vaulted ceilings and curved walls throughout, the 10,000-square-foot Gothic mansion is an architectural masterpiece. ​After its 1996 purchase by the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law, Inc., Casa Libre was renovated with updated plumbing, electrical systems, ADA compliance, fire-alarm system, and more. As is the case with all historic buildings, Casa Libre requires constant maintenance and upkeep to preserve its historic integrity. ​Do you have restoration experience? Are you a contractor? Or do you want to give back to your community?​How you can volunteer:​ Painting, Landscaping, Material Donations (paint, equipment, tools, etc.), Construction (License required), Electrical (License required), Plumbing (License required).

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Provide Programming Support for Casa Teresa

From time to time, Casa Teresa office staff and house mothers have a need for help with various duties around the campus. This may include preparing mailings, sorting donations, organizing baby clothes and event support. For more information Please call Amanda at (714) 538-4860

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Provide Childcare for the Mom’s of Casa Teresa

Whether regular or occasional, Casa Teresa is in need of those willing to babysitting babies and children to support their moms attending bible study, educational courses, or unexpected events. This is a wonderful opportunity to better understand their programs and learn more about how truly amazing their moms are as they work toward a better future. For more information Please call Amanda at (714) 538-4860

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Help Sort Donations at Casa Teresa

Casa Teresa receives hundreds of in-kind donations weekly that need to be sorted and organized for their women and babies. Donations are used in many different ways, but the first priority is always their pregnant women and new mom. Secondly, these items will go to their resale store, The Collection by Casa Teresa. Visit the store’s page for more information about how this program impacts Casa Teresa and the moms we serve in more one ways than one: https://casateresa.org/shop-our-store. For more information about in-kind donations, please contact Amanda at atobon@casateresa.org or call (714) 538-4860.

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Become a Teacher at Casa Teresa

Casa Teresa provides a wide range of on-going classes that help their residents achieve independence including High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation, nutrition, home economics, literacy, budgeting, career planning, resume workshops and building self-esteem. They welcome qualified instructors who are willing to provide their talent and skill for the benefit of the residents. For more information Please call Amanda at (714) 538-4860

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Cook a Meal at Casa Teresa’s Monthly Luncheons

Casa Teresa offer monthly luncheons to their residents. Volunteers lovingly prepare a delicious meal in their kitchen for a house full of mothers and mothers-to-be. For more information Please call Amanda at (714) 538-4860

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Become Part of the Catholic Charities’ Family

Their programs are currently accepting volunteers throughout Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Deliver food to the homebound elderly, tutor children, help at our food pantries, or answer phones. There are endless ways to be of service. Call or email James Batiste, Jr., MBA, Director of Volunteer Services, at (213) 251-3421 or jbatiste@ccharities.org.

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Volunteer with the Food Bank of Southern California

Since 1975, the Foodbank of Southern California has been working to end hunger, one meal at a time, They focus on the "poorest of the poor" making sure those with little to no resources are at the very least, fed. They have a mightly group of volunteers, but always need more helping hands. The more people who help, the more people they can help. They have opportunitites all over Los Angeles County, and they can't wait to get in touch with you to start your volunteer journey with them! Visit their webiste to sign up and they will get back to you with details. https://www.foodbankofsocal.org/ways-to-help/volunteering/

Become a Food Rescuer with Food Finders

Food Finders has a simple mission with massive impact: Reduce food waste by rescuing otherwise thrown away items, and redirect them to people and places that need it. They work all over Los Angeles to redistribute food, eliminate food waste, and provide access to nutritionally sound food for people who need. They are a mighty but small force that benefit greatly from the power of volunteers. That is where you come in! You can participate in one (or more!) of their many programs, whether that is rescuing food or if its distributing it! Sign up to volunteer today, and they will work with you to train you and place you at the best position for you and your lifestyle. Sign up here: https://www.foodfinders.org/volunteer/

Volunteer with the Foothill Family Shelter

The Foothill Family Shelter is ready and eager to meet new volunteers! They house unhoused families with children for up to 4 months, with the possibility for extension and 1 year transitional housing depending on the case. They always need help though, and volunteers can help with: sorting donations, stocking shelves in the food pantry, serving walk-in clients and providing resources to walk-in clients. Volunteers are also community advocates. Check out their Facebook & Instagram and help share their needs, successes, and opportunities. To apply, fill out their volunteer application and email it to raquel@foothillfamilyshelter.org. You can also reach out to Raquel for any questions.

Host a Virtual Dinner for the Friendship Shelter

Due to COVID-19, the Friendship Shelter had to stop all in-person events and gatherings. However, that didn't stop the many volunteers and passionate supporters from helping them get the donations they needed! Check out their toolkit on how to host a virtual dinner party to fundraise on the Friendship Shelters behalf! It is fun with your friends and you all get to contribute to people getting permanent housing! Check out their website for more details and to download their toolkit! https://www.friendshipshelter.org/events

Meal Prep for Community Dinner with the Greater West Hollywood Food Coalition

Meal prep for the West Hollywood Food Coalition's community dinner! They host it every night, so any day you wanna spend a little time in the kitchen, feel free to volunteer with them! With COVID restrictions, they are only able to have a few people in the kitchen at a time. They require everyone to wear a mask, gloves, and disposable aprons, as well as some form of head covering which is required by the Dept. of Health for any kitchen work. Sign up on their website today!

Serve Community Dinner with the Greater West Hollywood Food Coalition

Serving at a community dinner is a wonderful expierence with the Hollywood Food Coalition. The volunteers at a community dinner are a connection to the community. They are asking for meal service volunteers to be comfortable around the vulnerable guests and be able and willing to chat, answer questions, and direct them to the lead volunteer for information about additional services. When you volunteer, you may be the only person who is friendly and kind to a guest all day. Sign up on their website today!

Build Community with Sycamores Child and Family Services

Sycamores provides behavioral services and care and support for families, children, and young adults. They have an amazing set of programs but could always use a little help from the community. Fill out their volunteer form online to let them know what kind of volunteering you would like to do, and they will assign you accordingly. You can plant a garden, throw a party, fix up a cottage or participate in another rewarding project that will make a difference for their clients. You can mentor, tutor, or befriend a client as well as help out at their many events.

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Join the Membership Guild at Hillsides Home for Children

Hillsides Home for Children advocades and provides needed services for at-risk children and families. Through their many programs and residential care, they make sure kids who are often forgotten are taken care of and given the proper tools for independence and to eventually thrive. They have a number of options of volunteers to come in and make a difference in these kids lives. All you need to do it is join the Hillside Guild, which you can do on their website. The membership fee is $100 a year, but the reward of helping families and children is priceless. https://hillsides.wedid.it/campaigns/3834

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Give the Gift of Your Skills to Homes for Life

Homes for Life provides permanent housing for unhoused folks with mental illness. It takes an entire community of people willing to help in a variety of ways in order to make sure every person has a safe, stable place they can call home. There are a number of ways to help, and by giving to Homes for Life Foundation, you give back to your community, friends, and neighbors. Consider volunteering with them today! They will work with what you can offer, and you can sign up through contacting them through email or phone.

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Help Hope Net Develop their Youtube Channel

Hope Net has been providing community care for 33 years in Los Angeles. Their original program was a food pantry in Koreatown, but have now expanded to housing, resources, and food delivery for low-income seniors. They could use your help to document and develop content to share their message and impact. If you have any social media and film skills, they would love for you to share with them! Contact them if you're interested in the volunteer opportunity!

Consult for Manual Development at Hope Net

Hope Net has been providing community care for 33 years in Los Angeles. Their original program was a food pantry in Koreatown, but have now expanded to housing, resources, and food delivery for low-income seniors. They could use your help to develop informational packets and resources for their many programs. If you have expierence in instructional design and manual development, please contact them if you're interested in the volunteer opportunity!

Donate Your Photography Skills for Hope Net

Hope Net has been providing community care for 33 years in Los Angeles. Their original program was a food pantry in Koreatown, but have now expanded to housing, resources, and food delivery for low-income seniors. They could use your help to document and provide high-quality photos of their events and clients. If you have expierence in photography, please contact them if you're interested in the volunteer opportunity!

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Volunteer and Donate Wishlist Items to House of Ruth

If you have a desire to help women and children in need, there are a lot of ways you can get involved and make a positive difference. Volunteer and donate wishlist items to House of Ruth, who provide housing and resources for women and children homeless due to domestic violence. Some of their wishlist items include: Grocery Store Gift Cards, Amazon gift cards, non-perishable food (new items please), laundry Detergent and cleaning supplies, small appliances, baby supplies (new items please), furniture, and cell phones & computers. Send them an email to learn more!

Get Involved with Your Community with Imagine L.A

Imagine LA works to prevent first time and repeat homelessness by empowering people and families to maintain their housing. Consider volunteering with them and help support your community! There are many ways to volunteer, including becoming a family mentor and friend, where you partner with a family who either expierenced homelessness or was severely at risk and are now in stable housing and getting back on their feet. You can also serve as a general volunteer at any event or host donation drives for the organization. Either way, you can sign up on their website today! https://action.imaginela.org/

Help Homelessness and Poverty in the Inland Empire with Inland Valley Hope Partners

If you're looking for a way to give forward to people expierencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in the Inland Empire, than Inland Valley Hope Partners is for you! They provide a plethora of resources for community members in the I.E, and are always looking for volunteers to help. Sign up through their website to volunteer and learn more about what kinds of opportunitites they have for you! https://www.inlandvalleyhopepartners.org/Ways-To-Help/Volunteering.asp

Distribute Food with JFSLA

Work with the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles and distribute food to community members in Van Nuys and Pico/Robertson! They have many different distribution centers and different times, so check out their website and fill out and volunteer application to get started! https://www.jfsla.org/our-work/volunteer/opportunities/food-hunger/

Get Social with People with Differing Needs at the JFSLA

Get chatty on Zoom with Jewish Family Service LA's members of Chaverim. Chaverim is JFSLA's social program for adults with developmental disabilities, and you might be the perfect candidate to lead zoom activities for this program. You will need to be available on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, with the occational Sunday. Fill out a volunteer application on their website: https://www.jfsla.org/our-work/volunteer/opportunities/diverse-abilities-special-needs/

Open Your Home to a Homeless College Student with Jovenes Inc.

Jovenes Inc. works with youth ages 18-25 end their cycle of homelessness. They work with youth focusing on not only their needs for housing, but also healthcare, education, employment and trauma recovery. You can contribute to their amazing work by hosting a college student! Host Homes are when individuals or families volunteer to open their home for up to 6 months to college students (ages 18-24) experiencing housing insecurities. Hosts create safe spaces where youth have a sense of belonging in our community and society. If you are 25+ years old and live in LA County, YOU can help fight youth homelessness by hosting college students in your home! If you are interested in becoming a host, please fill out the form on their website and the Host Homes Coordinator, Luana Coberg, will reach out to you shortly. https://jovenesinc.org/hosthomes/

Help Out at Laura’s House

Laura's House provides shelter and resources for women and children affected by domestic violence. Consider volunteering to help them with outreatch, event preparation, running their thrift store, or anything else that catches your eye! Volunteers age 16+ can volunteer independently in a Non-Direct Service Role and a Direct Service Role. All volunteers age 18+ in both Non-Direct and Direct-Client Services Roles will be required to complete a background check. You can even serve as an advocate after taking some training classes! For the volunteer form, and more information, visit their website here: https://www.laurashouse.org/volunteer-opportunities

Support Ending the Cycle of Homelessness with Lighthouse Social Service Center

Support Lighthouse Social Service Center's goal of ending the cycle of homelessness through volunteering! They provide comprehensive resources for folks at-risk or expierencing homelessness and give them the opportunitity to find and sustain permanent housing. Volunteers make all this work possible by helping out where they can! Currently, Lighthouse needs help in the following areas: social Media Support, fundraisers, interns, mentors, special Events, community outreach, and volunteer guest speakers. Visit their website to fill out the volunteer application form today! https://lighthouse-ssc.org/how-to-help/volunteer-opportunities.html

Become a Health and Wellbeing Volunteer at LINC Housing

LINC housing approaches affordable housing in a nuanced and complete way. They not only build affordable housing buildings, but they provide services so that all tenants feel supported, seen, and heard. Volunteer with their Health and Wellbeing team today! You will sustain the physical and mental health of seniors so as to improve their quality of life and further their ability to live independently. Some responsibilitites include: building relationships and trust with residents and property management, reviewing all necessary material prior to services, purchasing needed materials and submit expense reports for reimbursement / notify RSC of supplies needed, setting-up and cleaning-up of program space, facilitating program activities, setting a good example by being punctual, enthusiastic and helpful, performing community outreach and marketing for Linc Housing resident services programs and, reporting on program outcomes to manager. Be at least 16 years of age (exceptions to be made at volunteer coordinators discretion). To apply, fill out their volunteer application form online! https://www.linchousing.org/volunteer

Become a Graphic Design Volunteer at LINC Housing

LINC housing approaches affordable housing in a nuanced and complete way. They not only build affordable housing buildings, bu