Big Sunday happily welcomes you to Our Really Big Community Calendar

We try to include all kinds of volunteering and helping opportunities for all kinds of interests, talents, passions, and ages! As you’ll see, these include volunteering opportunities (one-time and long-term) as well as the chance to support a nonprofit by attending fundraising events. Plus, of course, we include all of Big Sunday’s homegrown events, too! Whoever you are, and whatever you do, there is someone out there who could use your help.

If you have questions about our calendar, or would like to add a listing, please contact calendar@bigsunday.org or submit your event/opportunity via the button below.

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Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
May 1 all-day
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
Need an internship? Want to strengthen your resumé? Are you working or retired and want to share your knowledge and wisdom with someone? Youth Policy Institute is looking for volunteers to commit to a 6-month[...]
Big Sunday’s MM@10 10:00 am
Big Sunday’s MM@10 @ Big Sunday
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Big Sunday’s MM@10 @ Big Sunday | Los Angeles | California | United States
Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10).  It’s a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help[...]
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA 10:15 am
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles
May 1 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Become a volunteer for Meals on Wheels West (MOW) Los Angeles and help deliver meals between 10:15 am and 12:30 pm any Monday – Friday! Student volunteers are always welcome at MOW. Younger students can[...]
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Volunteer: Venice Community Housing
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
May 2 – May 3 all-day
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
Venice Community Housing has a variety of volunteer opportunities ranging from regular on-going projects to one-time experiences. For more info on VCH’s current volunteer opportunities, please visit http://www.vchcorp.org/volunteer/. For all opportunities, volunteers must be over[...]
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Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ
Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ @ Central, North and West Orange County, CA
May 3 – May 4 all-day
SeniorServ provides services to over 1,000 frail, isolated, homebound older adults daily who are in need of companionship. Many homebound elders are lonely and do not or cannot reach out to others. If you find[...]
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission 12:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission | Los Angeles | California | United States
Currently, the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission provides emergency services consisting of hot meals, food items to go, clean clothes, new undergarments and socks, hygiene kits, blankets and referrals at 6425 Tyrone Ave., Van Nuys,[...]
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Volunteer: LA Family Housing
Volunteer: LA Family Housing @ Please contact LA Family Housing for address details.
May 4 – May 5 all-day
Volunteer: LA Family Housing @ Please contact LA Family Housing for address details.
There are countless ways to volunteer and make an impact in someone's life at LA Family Housing (LAFH). Below are just a few examples! Dining Hall: Interested in an opportunity that includes more interaction with clients?[...]
National Day of Prayer Breakfast 7:00 am
National Day of Prayer Breakfast @ Our Lady Queen of Angels
May 4 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
National Day of Prayer Breakfast @ Our Lady Queen of Angels  | Newport Beach | California | United States
The Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council invites you to their Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast on May 4th at 7AM.  OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will speak about her work and her involvement with the faith communities.[...]
LA’s Social Impact Breakfast 7:45 am
LA’s Social Impact Breakfast @ Skid Row Housing Trust
May 4 @ 7:45 am – 9:15 am
LA’s Social Impact Breakfast @ Skid Row Housing Trust | Los Angeles | California | United States
Register Today! The next Social Impact Breakfast is on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Skid Row Housing Trust New Genesis Apartments (456 S Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013). Two dynamic breakfast speakers who are working to make[...]
Tai Chi 9:00 am
Tai Chi @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Master Arnold Chien   Tai Chi is a martial art based on the theory of an ancient classic called “I Ching”.  Kinetic Tai Chi is created by Master Chien based on this foundation coupling[...]
Big Sunday’s TM@10 10:00 am
Big Sunday’s TM@10 @ Big Sunday
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Big Sunday’s TM@10 @ Big Sunday | Los Angeles | California | United States
Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we’ll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. Some of[...]
Sewing Quilts for Veterans 1:00 pm
Sewing Quilts for Veterans @ SewVac Ltd
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – May 4 @ 5:00 pm
SoCal Quilts of Valor cuts and sew quilts to present to military Veterans to thank them for their service, welcome them home, and help them in their healing. They also trim quilts when they come back from[...]
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Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA 10:15 am
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles
May 5 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Become a volunteer for Meals on Wheels West (MOW) Los Angeles and help deliver meals between 10:15 am and 12:30 pm any Monday – Friday! Student volunteers are always welcome at MOW. Younger students can[...]
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OC AIDS Walk
OC AIDS Walk @ William Mason Park
May 6 all-day
OC AIDS Walk @ William Mason Park | Irvine | California | United States
Don’t miss the 31st Annual OC AIDS Walk at William Mason Park in Irvine.  For more information, please visit http://www.ocasf.org/category/asf-events-activities/aids-walk-orange-county.
Second City Hollywood Open House
Second City Hollywood Open House @ Second City Hollywood
May 6 all-day
Second City Hollywood Open House @ Second City Hollywood | Los Angeles | California | United States
On Saturday, May 6th, The Second City Hollywood is giving back to the community with a day of FREE workshops & shows! Reservations are recommended but walk-ups on the day of are always welcome. FREE[...]
LAX Dunes Volunteer Event 9:00 am
LAX Dunes Volunteer Event @ LAX Dunes - Waterview Street at Trask Intersection, Playa Del Rey, CA
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LAX Dunes Volunteer Event @ LAX Dunes - Waterview Street at Trask Intersection, Playa Del Rey, CA
Please join the good folks at LAX Dunes the first Saturday of every month to help restore the dunes by removing non-native plants. Please arrive no later than 9:15 am as the gate must be[...]
Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point 9:00 am
Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point @ White Point Nature Preserve
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Help care for the White Point Native Plant Demonstration Garden by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, watering native plants, grooming trails and more! Your efforts will help restore this habitat for wildlife as well[...]
The Spirit of Giving Fundraiser 12:00 pm
The Spirit of Giving Fundraiser @ The Malibu Jewish Center
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Spirit of Giving Fundraiser @ The Malibu Jewish Center | Malibu | California | United States
Join the Children’s Lifesaving Foundation for an incredible afternoon with “The Spirit of Giving: The Art of Transformation” Champagne Brunch & Fundraiser.  Event guests include Senator Harry Stern, Malibu Mayor Lou La Monte, Rabbi Judith[...]
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature 1:00 pm
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature Saturdays, (6 week sessions): January 14 – February 18 February 25 – April 1 April 8 – May 13 May 20 – June 24 1:00pm – 3:30pm Ron[...]
7th Annual Poker Tourney & Casino Lounge Fundraiser 5:00 pm
7th Annual Poker Tourney & Casino Lounge Fundraiser @ Killer Shrimp Restaurant & Bar
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
7th Annual Poker Tourney & Casino Lounge Fundraiser @ Killer Shrimp Restaurant & Bar | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Whether you're a novice or a pro poker player, come on out and raise money for people with disabilities. If poker just isn't your game, come take part any way! You can hang in the[...]
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Volunteer Usher: South Coast Repertory
Volunteer Usher: South Coast Repertory @ South Coast Repertory
May 7 – May 8 all-day
Be a Part of the Volunteer Usher Family! More than 300 volunteer ushers assist South Coast Repertory ​by taking tickets, helping patrons to their seats, distributing programs and selling concession items and SCR merchandise. Volunteers[...]
Verdugo Mountains 10K 5:00 am
Verdugo Mountains 10K
May 7 @ 5:00 am – 12:00 pm
Verdugo Mountains 10K @ Glendale | California | United States
Helpful, hardworking volunteers are needed to assist with the Verdugo Mountains 10K on May 7. Volunteer assignments include: Registration 5:30-8:30am: Race Bib/goody bag/T-shirt distribution Water Stations 7-11am: distribute water to race participants on race route Finish Line[...]
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food 8:00 am
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food @ Project Angel Food
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food @ Project Angel Food | Los Angeles | California | United States
Enjoy meeting other people while helping others? Like to cook? If so, Project Angel Food needs you to help prepare healthy meals for the sick! The organization’s devoted volunteers of all ages represent the diversity[...]
Bolsa Chica Land Trust: Stewards Habitat Restoration Project 9:00 am
Bolsa Chica Land Trust: Stewards Habitat Restoration Project @ Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve North Parking Lot
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bolsa Chica Land Trust: Stewards Habitat Restoration Project @ Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve North Parking Lot  | Huntington Beach | California | United States
STEWARDS AND JR. STEWARDS HABITAT RESTORATION The Bolsa Chica Land Trust Stewards and Jr. Stewards meet twice each month – the first Sunday and third Saturday – to restore native habitat at the Bolsa Chica[...]
LAFD Foundation’s Fahrenheit 2017 Event 5:00 pm
LAFD Foundation’s Fahrenheit 2017 Event @ Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center
May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LAFD Foundation’s Fahrenheit 2017 Event @ Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center | Los Angeles | California | United States
Don’t miss The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation’s Fahrenheit 2017 event on Sunday, May 7, 2017.  The special event honoring Earvin “Magic” Johnson kicks off with a reception, Fire Units in Action and silent auction[...]
The Jasons’ Comedy Show Benefiting Big Sunday 7:00 pm
The Jasons’ Comedy Show Benefiting Big Sunday @ Flappers Comedy Club Burbank
May 7 @ 7:00 pm
The Jasons’ Comedy Show Benefiting Big Sunday @ Flappers Comedy Club Burbank | Burbank | California | United States
Join comedy duo The Jasons in their benefit comedy show on May 7th in support of non-profit organization Big Sunday.  You won’t want to miss it! Tickets are $20 and are available here: http://www.flapperscomedy.com/site/indexT.php?pg=seats_page&id=40357
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Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
May 8 all-day
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
Need an internship? Want to strengthen your resumé? Are you working or retired and want to share your knowledge and wisdom with someone? Youth Policy Institute is looking for volunteers to commit to a 6-month[...]
Big Sunday’s MM@10 10:00 am
Big Sunday’s MM@10 @ Big Sunday
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Big Sunday’s MM@10 @ Big Sunday | Los Angeles | California | United States
Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10).  It’s a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help[...]
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA 10:15 am
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles
May 8 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Become a volunteer for Meals on Wheels West (MOW) Los Angeles and help deliver meals between 10:15 am and 12:30 pm any Monday – Friday! Student volunteers are always welcome at MOW. Younger students can[...]
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Volunteer: Venice Community Housing
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
May 9 – May 10 all-day
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
Venice Community Housing has a variety of volunteer opportunities ranging from regular on-going projects to one-time experiences. For more info on VCH’s current volunteer opportunities, please visit http://www.vchcorp.org/volunteer/. For all opportunities, volunteers must be over[...]
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Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ
Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ @ Central, North and West Orange County, CA
May 10 – May 11 all-day
SeniorServ provides services to over 1,000 frail, isolated, homebound older adults daily who are in need of companionship. Many homebound elders are lonely and do not or cannot reach out to others. If you find[...]
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission 12:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission | Los Angeles | California | United States
Currently, the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission provides emergency services consisting of hot meals, food items to go, clean clothes, new undergarments and socks, hygiene kits, blankets and referrals at 6425 Tyrone Ave., Van Nuys,[...]
Smoking Cessation Workshop 5:00 pm
Smoking Cessation Workshop @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital - Williams Hall
May 10 @ 5:00 pm
Barlow Respiratory Hospital partners with the American Lung Association to present a free, eight-session smoking cessation workshop Freedom from Smoking on the historic Barlow campus next to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. FREE “Freedom From Smoking” workshop – dates for this session are: Dates:[...]
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Volunteer: LA Family Housing
Volunteer: LA Family Housing @ Please contact LA Family Housing for address details.
May 11 – May 12 all-day
Volunteer: LA Family Housing @ Please contact LA Family Housing for address details.
There are countless ways to volunteer and make an impact in someone's life at LA Family Housing (LAFH). Below are just a few examples! Dining Hall: Interested in an opportunity that includes more interaction with clients?[...]
Tai Chi 9:00 am
Tai Chi @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Master Arnold Chien   Tai Chi is a martial art based on the theory of an ancient classic called “I Ching”.  Kinetic Tai Chi is created by Master Chien based on this foundation coupling[...]
Big Sunday’s TM@10 10:00 am
Big Sunday’s TM@10 @ Big Sunday
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Big Sunday’s TM@10 @ Big Sunday | Los Angeles | California | United States
Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we’ll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. Some of[...]
Sewing Quilts for Veterans 1:00 pm
Sewing Quilts for Veterans @ SewVac Ltd
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – May 11 @ 5:00 pm
SoCal Quilts of Valor cuts and sew quilts to present to military Veterans to thank them for their service, welcome them home, and help them in their healing. They also trim quilts when they come back from[...]
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Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA 10:15 am
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles
May 12 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Become a volunteer for Meals on Wheels West (MOW) Los Angeles and help deliver meals between 10:15 am and 12:30 pm any Monday – Friday! Student volunteers are always welcome at MOW. Younger students can[...]
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Fundraiser: Advance Screening of Baywatch!
Fundraiser: Advance Screening of Baywatch! @ Regal Cinemas @ LA Live
May 13 all-day
On Saturday, May 13, Big Brothers Big Sisters of LA is sponsoring an advance screening of Baywatch, starring Zac Efron and The Rock, at Regal Cinemas at LA Live (1000 W Olympic Blvd)! The screening[...]
Tommy Scott Memorial LAX Run 6:00 am
Tommy Scott Memorial LAX Run @ LAFD Fire Station 5
May 13 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tommy Scott Memorial LAX Run @ LAFD Fire Station 5 | Los Angeles | California | United States
Over 100 volunteers are needed to help at the 3rd annual Tommy Scott Memorial Half Marathon, 5k/10k event on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Join the LAXPD and other law enforcement agencies and volunteer! All proceeds[...]
Garden School Foundation’s Community Garden Day 9:00 am
Garden School Foundation’s Community Garden Day @ 24th Street Elementary School
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Garden School Foundation's Community Garden Day @ 24th Street Elementary School | Los Angeles | California | United States
Garden School Foundation hosts monthly Community Garden Days. These days are a wonderful opportunity to meet like-minded people from all over the city and spend a morning outdoors helping create and maintain garden classrooms for[...]
Outdoor Volunteer Day: Portuguese Bend 9:00 am
Outdoor Volunteer Day: Portuguese Bend @ Portuguese Bend Nature Preserve
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy during their Outdoor Volunteer Day at Portuguese Bend Reserve. Open to all, no experience needed! Volunteers will be working on one of many restoration sites to remove invasive weeds[...]
Reading to Kids: May 13 Reading Clubs 9:00 am
Reading to Kids: May 13 Reading Clubs @ 8 Elementary Schools in Downtown LA, Los Angeles, CA 90006
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Reading to Kids: May 13 Reading Clubs @ 8 Elementary Schools in Downtown LA, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Reading to Kids organizes monthly reading clubs on the second Saturday of every month at eight downtown Los Angeles elementary schools. The reading clubs run from 9 am to 12 pm. Pairs of volunteer readers read aloud to[...]
Spring Cleaning Event in Alpine 9:00 am
Spring Cleaning Event in Alpine @ Joan MacQueen Middle School
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Spring Cleaning Event in Alpine @ Joan MacQueen Middle School | Alpine | California | United States
San Diego River Days Back Country Land Trust’s list of spring events is now available!  This year, their theme is "spring cleaning" for Alpine.  With heavy winter rains, there has been an unusual amount of[...]
Weed Warriors 9:00 am
Weed Warriors
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Don’t miss the Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary’s 2017 “Weed Warriors” Saturday Volunteer Days! Weeds can alter habitats and have negative effects on wildlife. Volunteers help remove periwinkle, English ivy, and English plantain using non-chemical methods.[...]
Power of the Arts Festival 10:00 am
Power of the Arts Festival @ Venice Hope Park
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Create Now is hosting an arts festival on Saturday, May 13th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Venice Hope Park, located across the street from Create Now’s facility near STAPLES. Dozens of kids will perform in[...]
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature 1:00 pm
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature Saturdays, (6 week sessions): January 14 – February 18 February 25 – April 1 April 8 – May 13 May 20 – June 24 1:00pm – 3:30pm Ron[...]
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Volunteer Usher: South Coast Repertory
Volunteer Usher: South Coast Repertory @ South Coast Repertory
May 14 – May 15 all-day
Be a Part of the Volunteer Usher Family! More than 300 volunteer ushers assist South Coast Repertory ​by taking tickets, helping patrons to their seats, distributing programs and selling concession items and SCR merchandise. Volunteers[...]
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food 8:00 am
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food @ Project Angel Food
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food @ Project Angel Food | Los Angeles | California | United States
Enjoy meeting other people while helping others? Like to cook? If so, Project Angel Food needs you to help prepare healthy meals for the sick! The organization’s devoted volunteers of all ages represent the diversity[...]
Latin Jazz Sunday at the Autry 7:00 pm
Latin Jazz Sunday at the Autry @ The Autry Museum in Griffith Park
May 14 @ 7:00 pm
Latin Jazz Sunday at the Autry @ The Autry Museum in Griffith Park | Los Angeles | California | United States
Relax with an evening of playful music and rhythmic dancing featuring Cal State L.A.’s award-winning Afro Latin Ensemble. Directed by Dr. Paul De Castro, the ensemble has established itself as one of the leading student[...]
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Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
May 15 all-day
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
Need an internship? Want to strengthen your resumé? Are you working or retired and want to share your knowledge and wisdom with someone? Youth Policy Institute is looking for volunteers to commit to a 6-month[...]
Big Sunday’s MM@10 10:00 am
Big Sunday’s MM@10 @ Big Sunday
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Big Sunday’s MM@10 @ Big Sunday | Los Angeles | California | United States
Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10).  It’s a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help[...]
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA 10:15 am
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles
May 15 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Become a volunteer for Meals on Wheels West (MOW) Los Angeles and help deliver meals between 10:15 am and 12:30 pm any Monday – Friday! Student volunteers are always welcome at MOW. Younger students can[...]
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Volunteer: Venice Community Housing
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
May 16 – May 17 all-day
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
Venice Community Housing has a variety of volunteer opportunities ranging from regular on-going projects to one-time experiences. For more info on VCH’s current volunteer opportunities, please visit http://www.vchcorp.org/volunteer/. For all opportunities, volunteers must be over[...]
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Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ
Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ @ Central, North and West Orange County, CA
May 17 – May 18 all-day
SeniorServ provides services to over 1,000 frail, isolated, homebound older adults daily who are in need of companionship. Many homebound elders are lonely and do not or cannot reach out to others. If you find[...]
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission 12:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission | Los Angeles | California | United States
Currently, the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission provides emergency services consisting of hot meals, food items to go, clean clothes, new undergarments and socks, hygiene kits, blankets and referrals at 6425 Tyrone Ave., Van Nuys,[...]
Smoking Cessation Workshop 5:00 pm
Smoking Cessation Workshop @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital - Williams Hall
May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Barlow Respiratory Hospital partners with the American Lung Association to present a free, eight-session smoking cessation workshop Freedom from Smoking on the historic Barlow campus next to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. FREE “Freedom From Smoking” workshop – dates for this session are: Dates:[...]
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Volunteer: LA Family Housing
Volunteer: LA Family Housing @ Please contact LA Family Housing for address details.
May 18 – May 19 all-day
Volunteer: LA Family Housing @ Please contact LA Family Housing for address details.
There are countless ways to volunteer and make an impact in someone's life at LA Family Housing (LAFH). Below are just a few examples! Dining Hall: Interested in an opportunity that includes more interaction with clients?[...]
Tai Chi 9:00 am
Tai Chi @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Master Arnold Chien   Tai Chi is a martial art based on the theory of an ancient classic called “I Ching”.  Kinetic Tai Chi is created by Master Chien based on this foundation coupling[...]
Big Sunday’s TM@10 10:00 am
Big Sunday’s TM@10 @ Big Sunday
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Big Sunday’s TM@10 @ Big Sunday | Los Angeles | California | United States
Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we’ll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. Some of[...]
Heal the Bay’s Annual Awards Gala 10:30 am
Heal the Bay’s Annual Awards Gala @ Upper Deck at the Santa Monica Pier
May 18 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Heal the Bay’s Annual Awards Gala @ Upper Deck at the Santa Monica Pier | Santa Monica | California | United States
Tickets are now available for LA’s biggest gala on the pier!  On May 18, come party for a purpose at Heal the Bay’s annual Bring Back The Beach Awards Gala on the upper decl of[...]
Sewing Quilts for Veterans 1:00 pm
Sewing Quilts for Veterans @ SewVac Ltd
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – May 18 @ 5:00 pm
SoCal Quilts of Valor cuts and sew quilts to present to military Veterans to thank them for their service, welcome them home, and help them in their healing. They also trim quilts when they come back from[...]
YOLA at HOLA Spring Concert 6:00 pm
YOLA at HOLA Spring Concert @ Lafayette Park Community Center
May 18 @ 6:00 pm
On May 18th, come hear the entire Youth Orchestra Los Angeles at HOLA orchestra! For more info or to RSVP, please email ecurtis@heartofla.org.
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Volunteers: Westside Coalition Lawn Bowlathon 10:00 am
Volunteers: Westside Coalition Lawn Bowlathon @ Douglas Park
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Westside Coalition is in search of a few hardworking volunteers to pitch in on their May 19 Lawn Bowlathon.  Duties will include assistance with bowling, games, parking, registration, etc. The Westside Coalition is an[...]
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA 10:15 am
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles
May 19 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Become a volunteer for Meals on Wheels West (MOW) Los Angeles and help deliver meals between 10:15 am and 12:30 pm any Monday – Friday! Student volunteers are always welcome at MOW. Younger students can[...]
Volunteers: Westside Coalition Lawn Bowlathon 3:00 pm
Volunteers: Westside Coalition Lawn Bowlathon @ Douglas Park
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Westside Coalition is in search of a few hardworking volunteers to pitch in on their May 19 Lawn Bowlathon.  Duties will include assistance with bowling, games, parking, registration, etc. The Westside Coalition is an[...]
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Community Walk: Spreading Awareness One Step at a Time 7:00 am
Community Walk: Spreading Awareness One Step at a Time @ Garfield High School
May 20 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Latino Family Center (LFC), a project of the California Hispanic Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Inc. (CHCADA) welcomes you to join the South East Coalition Alliance (SECA), a prevention team supported by the[...]
Bolsa Chica Land Trust: Stewards Habitat Restoration Project 9:00 am
Bolsa Chica Land Trust: Stewards Habitat Restoration Project @ Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve North Parking Lot
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bolsa Chica Land Trust: Stewards Habitat Restoration Project @ Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve North Parking Lot  | Huntington Beach | California | United States
STEWARDS AND JR. STEWARDS HABITAT RESTORATION The Bolsa Chica Land Trust Stewards and Jr. Stewards meet twice each month – the first Sunday and third Saturday – to restore native habitat at the Bolsa Chica[...]
Cowan Ave. Elementary School Beautification 9:00 am
Cowan Ave. Elementary School Beautification @ Cowan Avenue Elementary School
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cowan Avenue Elementary is looking for volunteers who would like to commit several hours to come to the school to weed, plant, paint, clean up trash and beautify the buildings and surrounding areas. If you’d[...]
Orientation: Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter 9:00 am
Orientation: Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter @ Burbank Animal Shelter
May 20 @ 9:00 am
2017 Orientation Dates May 20, 9am July 22, 9am September 23, 9am November 18, 9am Signup links for orientations are posted on this page three weeks prior to the orientation date. Adult Volunteer The Volunteers[...]
Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point 9:00 am
Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point @ White Point Nature Preserve
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Help care for the White Point Native Plant Demonstration Garden by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, watering native plants, grooming trails and more! Your efforts will help restore this habitat for wildlife as well[...]
Weed Warriors 9:00 am
Weed Warriors
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Don’t miss the Audubon Starr Ranch Sanctuary’s 2017 “Weed Warriors” Saturday Volunteer Days! Weeds can alter habitats and have negative effects on wildlife. Volunteers help remove periwinkle, English ivy, and English plantain using non-chemical methods.[...]
Crescent Farm Series 10:00 am
Crescent Farm Series @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Meet at the Crescent Farm)
May 20 @ 10:00 am
Crescent Farm Series @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Meet at the Crescent Farm) | Arcadia | California | United States
Instructor: Crescent Farm Staff Learn about water conservation and sustainable gardening, with hands-on experience! The Crescent Farm, located in the heart of the Arboretum just west of Baldwin Lake, is a reclaimed landscape where we[...]
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature 1:00 pm
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature Saturdays, (6 week sessions): January 14 – February 18 February 25 – April 1 April 8 – May 13 May 20 – June 24 1:00pm – 3:30pm Ron[...]
Project Angel Food: Bowling for Angels 1:00 pm
Project Angel Food: Bowling for Angels @ PINZ Bowling Alley
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Project Angel Food: Bowling for Angels @ PINZ Bowling Alley | Los Angeles | California | United States
The public is invited to SPARE some time and join Project Angel Food at Bowling for Angels, a fundraiser that combines good friends, crazy fun and a great cause to help put hunger where it belongs…in the[...]
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Volunteer Usher: South Coast Repertory
Volunteer Usher: South Coast Repertory @ South Coast Repertory
May 21 – May 22 all-day
Be a Part of the Volunteer Usher Family! More than 300 volunteer ushers assist South Coast Repertory ​by taking tickets, helping patrons to their seats, distributing programs and selling concession items and SCR merchandise. Volunteers[...]
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food 8:00 am
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food @ Project Angel Food
May 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food @ Project Angel Food | Los Angeles | California | United States
Enjoy meeting other people while helping others? Like to cook? If so, Project Angel Food needs you to help prepare healthy meals for the sick! The organization’s devoted volunteers of all ages represent the diversity[...]
South Bay Beer & Wine Festival 1:00 pm
South Bay Beer & Wine Festival @ Ernie Howlett Park
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
South Bay Beer & Wine Festival @ Ernie Howlett Park | Rolling Hills Estates | California | United States
• Souvenir Tasting Glass • Unlimited tasting of Craft Beer, Fine Wines, and Foods from ~80 Great Exhibitors • Live Music • Art Exhibition • Free Parking The South Bay Beer & Wine Festival invites[...]
Imagine LA’s Celebration of Family 2:00 pm
Imagine LA’s Celebration of Family @ Lake Side Golf Club
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Imagine LA’s Celebration of Family @ Lake Side Golf Club | Burbank | California | United States
Imagine LA’s 7th Annual Celebration of Family (COF) is returning to Lakeside Golf Club on Toluca Lake to celebrate hardworking formerly homeless families and mentors, staff, donor, sponsors and board members.  COF is a family[...]
Teal There’s a Cure 5:30 pm
Teal There’s a Cure @ Catalina Jazz Club
May 21 @ 5:30 pm
Teal There’s a Cure @ Catalina Jazz Club | Los Angeles | California | United States
Join The Ovarian Cancer Circle as it presents the 7th Annual “Teal There’s a Cure” event Sunday, May 21 at 5:30 pm at the Catalina Jazz Club.  The special evening will include cocktails and hors[...]
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Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
May 22 all-day
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
Need an internship? Want to strengthen your resumé? Are you working or retired and want to share your knowledge and wisdom with someone? Youth Policy Institute is looking for volunteers to commit to a 6-month[...]
Big Sunday’s MM@10 10:00 am
Big Sunday’s MM@10 @ Big Sunday
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Big Sunday’s MM@10 @ Big Sunday | Los Angeles | California | United States
Each Monday morning at 10 am, we host a fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MM@10 (Monday Mornings at 10).  It’s a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help[...]
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA 10:15 am
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles
May 22 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Become a volunteer for Meals on Wheels West (MOW) Los Angeles and help deliver meals between 10:15 am and 12:30 pm any Monday – Friday! Student volunteers are always welcome at MOW. Younger students can[...]
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Volunteer: Venice Community Housing
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
May 23 – May 24 all-day
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
Venice Community Housing has a variety of volunteer opportunities ranging from regular on-going projects to one-time experiences. For more info on VCH’s current volunteer opportunities, please visit http://www.vchcorp.org/volunteer/. For all opportunities, volunteers must be over[...]
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Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ
Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ @ Central, North and West Orange County, CA
May 24 – May 25 all-day
SeniorServ provides services to over 1,000 frail, isolated, homebound older adults daily who are in need of companionship. Many homebound elders are lonely and do not or cannot reach out to others. If you find[...]
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission 12:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission | Los Angeles | California | United States
Currently, the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission provides emergency services consisting of hot meals, food items to go, clean clothes, new undergarments and socks, hygiene kits, blankets and referrals at 6425 Tyrone Ave., Van Nuys,[...]
Smoking Cessation Workshop 5:00 pm
Smoking Cessation Workshop @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital - Williams Hall
May 24 @ 5:00 pm
Barlow Respiratory Hospital partners with the American Lung Association to present a free, eight-session smoking cessation workshop Freedom from Smoking on the historic Barlow campus next to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. FREE “Freedom From Smoking” workshop – dates for this session are: Dates:[...]
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Volunteer: LA Family Housing
Volunteer: LA Family Housing @ Please contact LA Family Housing for address details.
May 25 – May 26 all-day
Volunteer: LA Family Housing @ Please contact LA Family Housing for address details.
There are countless ways to volunteer and make an impact in someone's life at LA Family Housing (LAFH). Below are just a few examples! Dining Hall: Interested in an opportunity that includes more interaction with clients?[...]
Tai Chi 9:00 am
Tai Chi @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Master Arnold Chien   Tai Chi is a martial art based on the theory of an ancient classic called “I Ching”.  Kinetic Tai Chi is created by Master Chien based on this foundation coupling[...]
Big Sunday’s TM@10 10:00 am
Big Sunday’s TM@10 @ Big Sunday
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Big Sunday’s TM@10 @ Big Sunday | Los Angeles | California | United States
Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we’ll host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. Some of[...]
Sewing Quilts for Veterans 1:00 pm
Sewing Quilts for Veterans @ SewVac Ltd
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – May 25 @ 5:00 pm
SoCal Quilts of Valor cuts and sew quilts to present to military Veterans to thank them for their service, welcome them home, and help them in their healing. They also trim quilts when they come back from[...]
Traction on Traction: A Reception Celebrating LA’s Social Change Makers 6:30 pm
Traction on Traction: A Reception Celebrating LA’s Social Change Makers @ Impact Hub LA
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Investing in Place and Impact Hub LA for a reception celebrating LA's social change makers! This is an open house where all are welcome! Expect a fun night alongside advocates from community-based organizations, philanthropy partners, community members, and[...]
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Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA 10:15 am
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles
May 26 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Become a volunteer for Meals on Wheels West (MOW) Los Angeles and help deliver meals between 10:15 am and 12:30 pm any Monday – Friday! Student volunteers are always welcome at MOW. Younger students can[...]
HOLA Visual Arts Exhibit Opening 4:30 pm
HOLA Visual Arts Exhibit Opening @ HOLA Studio and Galley
May 26 @ 4:30 pm
Don’t miss "Geometric Patterns," one of four themed exhibitions throughout the year to showcase the creative accomplishments of Heart of LA’s young artists. The Tour begins at 4:30 pm and the Opening kicks off at 5:30[...]
Concert: HOLA’s Rock & Jazz Bands 7:00 pm
Concert: HOLA’s Rock & Jazz Bands @ HOLA Music Studios Concert - DeFe Creative Studios
May 26 @ 7:00 pm
On May 26, don’t miss an intimate performance of Heart of LA’s Rock and Jazz bands.  For more info or to RSVP, please email ecurtis@heartofla.org.  
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Outdoor Volunteer Day: Native Plant Nursery 9:00 am
Outdoor Volunteer Day: Native Plant Nursery @ Navy Fuel Support Base
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come volunteer with Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy's (PVPLC) Native Plant Nursery! You will help transplant seedlings and prepare native plants to be placed in restoration sites around the Peninsula to improve wildlife habitat! The Native[...]
Activate the Rio Vistas with River LA & Broccoli City 12:00 pm
Activate the Rio Vistas with River LA & Broccoli City @ RSVP for address details
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
River LA is collaborating with communities and local stakeholders to reclaim street ends along the LA River for public use. And this summer, they have tons of events lined up to activate these spaces. On May 27th, join Broccoli City and River LA for a celebration[...]
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature 1:00 pm
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Oil Painting: Capture the Beauty of Nature Saturdays, (6 week sessions): January 14 – February 18 February 25 – April 1 April 8 – May 13 May 20 – June 24 1:00pm – 3:30pm Ron[...]
Garden Night Photography 7:30 pm
Garden Night Photography @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Garden Night Photography @ Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden | Arcadia | California | United States
Don’t miss the Arboretum’s on-going series “Garden Night Photography Group Session”!  Night offers unique photographic opportunities in the garden so come and discover your own creative images!  Share your night photography techniques with other photographers. Specific emphasis will[...]
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Volunteer Usher: South Coast Repertory
Volunteer Usher: South Coast Repertory @ South Coast Repertory
May 28 – May 29 all-day
Be a Part of the Volunteer Usher Family! More than 300 volunteer ushers assist South Coast Repertory ​by taking tickets, helping patrons to their seats, distributing programs and selling concession items and SCR merchandise. Volunteers[...]
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food 8:00 am
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food @ Project Angel Food
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Kitchen Volunteers: Project Angel Food @ Project Angel Food | Los Angeles | California | United States
Enjoy meeting other people while helping others? Like to cook? If so, Project Angel Food needs you to help prepare healthy meals for the sick! The organization’s devoted volunteers of all ages represent the diversity[...]
Fight Food Waste: Be a Volunteer Leader 12:45 pm
Fight Food Waste: Be a Volunteer Leader @ Waste Not Want Not Now
May 28 @ 12:45 pm
Fight Food Waste: Be a Volunteer Leader @ Waste Not Want Not Now | Los Angeles | California | United States
Waste Not Want Not Now is partnering with Food Forward to assist with their ongoing Market Glean efforts. They are looking for committed volunteers to assist Food Forward in leading the market glean at Melrose[...]
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Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
May 29 all-day
Be a Mentor: Youth Policy Institute @ Please contact Leah for more details.
Need an internship? Want to strengthen your resumé? Are you working or retired and want to share your knowledge and wisdom with someone? Youth Policy Institute is looking for volunteers to commit to a 6-month[...]
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA 10:15 am
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles
May 29 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer: Meals on Wheels West LA @ Meals on Wheels West Los Angeles | Los Angeles | California | United States
Become a volunteer for Meals on Wheels West (MOW) Los Angeles and help deliver meals between 10:15 am and 12:30 pm any Monday – Friday! Student volunteers are always welcome at MOW. Younger students can[...]
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Volunteer: Venice Community Housing
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
May 30 – May 31 all-day
Volunteer: Venice Community Housing @ Please contact VCH for address details.
Venice Community Housing has a variety of volunteer opportunities ranging from regular on-going projects to one-time experiences. For more info on VCH’s current volunteer opportunities, please visit http://www.vchcorp.org/volunteer/. For all opportunities, volunteers must be over[...]
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Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ
Friendly Visiting Volunteer: SeniorServ @ Central, North and West Orange County, CA
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day
SeniorServ provides services to over 1,000 frail, isolated, homebound older adults daily who are in need of companionship. Many homebound elders are lonely and do not or cannot reach out to others. If you find[...]
MoBS Open House / 10K in May Food Drive 10:00 am
MoBS Open House / 10K in May Food Drive @ Big Sunday
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
MoBS Open House / 10K in May Food Drive @ Big Sunday | Los Angeles | California | United States
During the month of May, Big Sunday is hosting a massive food drive —10K in May — in an effort to collect 10,000 units of food for the hungry!  Feel free to donate unexpired, nonperishable food items at[...]
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission 12:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Volunteer: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission @ Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission | Los Angeles | California | United States
Currently, the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission provides emergency services consisting of hot meals, food items to go, clean clothes, new undergarments and socks, hygiene kits, blankets and referrals at 6425 Tyrone Ave., Van Nuys,[...]

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