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Become an active participant in co-creating experiences where we give and receive God’s love. You can make a difference.

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace” – 1 Peter 4:10

Help L.A. kids whose moms and dads can’t afford to participate in a “pandemic pod” and also can’t afford to take off from work to supervise at-home learning.

Location number 1: Inglewood | Mondays & Thursdays from 8AM to 2PM
Location number 2: West LA | Tuesday & Wednesdays from 8AM to 2PM

A completed volunteer application and background check is required. Please contact stacy@clarishealth.org for more information.

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Safer at home doesn’t look the same for every student. Help students in Community School at Urban Promise LA. Encourage students to stay focused, volunteer as a classroom facilitator. Need: 2 days/week, 9 am – 12 pm in Canoga Park, CA. Small zoom training and background check required. Please reach out to dionte@urbanpromisela.org for more info.

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Be a lunch buddy, lead crafts and activities, and give the gift of presence at Urban Promise LA. Volunteer an hour weekly/as available during the time slot of 12:00 – 2:30 pm in Canoga Park, CA.  Small zoom training and background check required. Please reach out to dionte@urbanpromisela.org for more info.

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Adopt a classroom at Urban Promise LA! Unable to serve physically, consider purchasing items from their wish list HERE! For more info email: dionte@urbanpromisela.org and cc: mhenderson@pacificcrossroads.org.

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Help make Clean Home Kits for women at our HFLA partner, Downtown Women’s Center! Making these kits is a great way to continue support from afar as services expand to meet the community’s growing needs. Please refer to the guidelines HERE. You can direct any questions to Mitzuy Ley, Community Engagement Coordinator.

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Please consider prepping snack packs for women on Skid Row through our HFLA partner, Downtown Women’s Center. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, DWC has reported no known cases of the virus but the need for meals has increased from 400 meals a day to 1000 meals a day. With the Center being closed to all volunteers, a kitchen staff of 4 needs our help! For the snack guide click HERE! Questions? Please contact Mitzuy Ley, Community Engagement Coordinator at: MitzuyL@downtownwomenscenter.org

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Help make Toiletry Kits for women at our HFLA partner, Downtown Women’s Center! Toiletry Kits are essential for showering in the Day Center. Their kits of essential toiletry items are running low, and you can help! For more detailed information click HERE! You can direct any questions to Mitzuy Ley, Community Engagement Coordinator at MitzuyL@downtownwomenscenter.org.

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Help Claris set-up and break-down their mobile clinic and give much-needed resources to people in LA. Volunteer needs are always changing, for more information, please email niki@clarishealth.org

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Volunteers needed to serve meals and help with cleaning at our HFLA Partner Union Rescue Mission. If you’re interested in serving or pulling together a group to serve, please reach out to danderson@urm.org with your contact info, group size, and weekly availability!

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Our HFLA partner The People Concern (formerly Santa Monica Homeless Shelter) provides supportive services to over 1,900 people living in Permanent Supportive Housing throughout Los Angeles County. Given the current recommendations from public health agencies, it is unsafe for many of them to go outside due to age or underlying health conditions. Additionally, we are seeing increased demand for our services and meals across our 24-hour and drop-in programs. The food security of our program participants is at stake. Please click HERE for the service guide!

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Volunteers are needed to help at The Learning Zone’s after-school program assisting local students who have fallen substantially behind their grade level requirements in reading, writing and math. If you are interested in serving outside of The Learning Zone’s working hours (research, grant writing, website, social media, etc.) please reach out to kendy.soule@gmail.com

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Hope for LA is excited to partner with Helping Hands Community! It’s a new nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those most vulnerable to COVID_19. They have a platform that connects at-risk community members with local volunteers for support with critical errands like grocery shopping or pharmacy visits, enabling them to stay home, safe. They’ve also built this platform with scale in mind. It can work anywhere in the country, so long as there are volunteers signed up and people requesting support through the website. If you have a loved one or know of anyone in your community that would benefit from extra support, please share this initiative with them or place a request on their behalf through the Helping Hands Community website. You can also volunteer to help deliver HERE! 

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HFLA is excited to partner with Deed & Truth to help furnish homes for formerly homeless families moving into new homes. Requesting volunteers who are interested in serving as needs arise. Typically, this activity happens on Saturdays from 1 pm – 4 pm. Please reach out to dan@urm.org or mhenderson@pacificcrossroads.org for more information.

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