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.

Big Sunday Event Giving Opportunity! One-time Volunteer Opportunity Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Nov
10
Thu
Shopping for a Cause at Talbots @ Talbots in Pasadena
Nov 10 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm

acs-logo-smallDoes your wardrobe need a fall refresher? Join American Cancer Society at the Talbots in Pasadena for a fundraiser to benefitting ACS – all you have to do is shop and maybe bring a friend! Ten percent of all proceeds between 4-8 pm will be donated to ACS and if you RSVP to enida.acosta@cancer.org, you will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift card! You must be present at 6 pm to win! Now is a great time to do some early holiday shopping! Call 626-564-6078 with any questions.

Feb
1
Wed
Care for Trees in Our Urban Forest! @ Contact Charming/register for location details.
Feb 1 @ 3:15 pm – Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm

Join TREE MUSKETEERS Tree Team on Wednesdays to care for trees in El Segundo's urban forests!

Activities include watering, mulching, weeding, pruning and litter abatement. Tree Musketeers provides the tools and know-how, you just need to come ready to "dig in" to your community.

Youth 10-17 unaccompanied by parents must submit a parent consent form online here: https://treemusketeers.org/parental-consent-form/. Youth under 10 must be accompanied.

Email Volunteer Manager Charming to register.

Feb
11
Sat
Care for Trees in Our Urban Forest! @ Contact Charming/register for location details.
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join TREE MUSKETEERS Tree Team and youth leaders on the second and fourth Saturday of the month to care for trees in El Segundo's urban forests!

Activities include watering, mulching, weeding, pruning and litter abatement. Tree Musketeers provides the tools and know-how, you just need to come ready to "dig in" to your community.

Youth 10-17 unaccompanied by parents must submit a parent consent form online here: https://treemusketeers.org/parental-consent-form/. Youth under 10 must be accompanied.

Youth Planting Supervisor Training (Youth 10-18) @ Tree Musketeers Youth LEADership Center
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Be an environmental leader with Tree Musketeers! This four-hour training covers leading volunteers young and old, ISA standards for tree planting and more about how young people are taking charge in the environmental movement. Trainees will earn a Supervisor certificate at the LEAD Graduation Ceremony after satisfactory class completion and putting their new skills to work at a planting. In addition to leading tree plantings, Youth Planting Supervisors serve as representatives and leaders of TREE MUSKETEERS and the environmental movement at tree care events, fairs and other events.

Register today!

Feb
13
Mon
Mentor Youth Leaders @ Tree Musketeers Youth LEADership Center
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

At TREE MUSKETEERS kids are boss, but adult volunteers looking to support youth leaders can put their "Back Seat Driving" skills into action by joining the Adult Partner Team! This is also a great opportunity for you to volunteer with your child whether they are a general volunteer or Youth Planting Supervisor. Pick your schedule as you go, but folks who can help at Tree Musketeer's annual tree planting event, Arbor Day Celebration in March, are especially needed.

Register for the orientation through Tree Musketeer's website, email Volunteers@TreeMusketeers.org or call 310-322-0263 for more info.

Feb
18
Sat
Mentor Youth Leaders @ Tree Musketeers Youth LEADership Center
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

At TREE MUSKETEERS kids are boss, but adult volunteers looking to support youth leaders can put their "Back Seat Driving" skills into action by joining the Adult Partner Team! This is also a great opportunity for you to volunteer with your child whether they are a general volunteer or Youth Planting Supervisor. Pick your schedule as you go, but folks who can help at Tree Musketeer's annual tree planting event, Arbor Day Celebration in March, are especially needed.

Register for the orientation through the Tree Musketeer website, email Volunteers@TreeMusketeers.org or call 310-322-0263 for more info.

Mar
11
Sat
El Segundo’s 30th Annual Arbor Day Celebration @ Contact Charming for location details.
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join Tree Musketeers in celebrating 30 years of youth-led environmental work in the South Bay and around the world. Lend a hand by planting and caring for trees along Imperial Highway in El Segundo!

Register through the Tree Musketeer website: https://treemusketeers.org/2017/arbor-day-is-on-its-way-2/

Dec
8
Sat
Volunteer (21+) at the Santa Monica Pub Crawl @ Third Street Promenade
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Volunteer (21+) at the Santa Monica Pub Crawl @ Third Street Promenade | Santa Monica | California | United States

Volunteers 21 & over are needed on Saturday, December 8, 2018 to help with the 10th Annual Santa Monica Pub Crawl. To sign up, please fill out our volunteer form at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/fCumLGirAzaLTBpl2

This event is a pub crawl in Santa Monica to kickoff the holiday season and raise funds for Westside Food Bank. Proceeds from last year's pub crawl provided over 100,000 meals for local individuals & families in need. There will be 4 starting locations in Santa Monica: Main Street, Ocean Ave, 3rd Street Promenade and Wilshire Blvd. It's a fun, festive atmosphere and volunteers get a free wristband to participate in the event after their shift.

Volunteers are needed to help check in preregistered participants, take payments from new participants, distribute wristbands, sell Santa hats and collect donations. Volunteers must have good people skills and can help manage crowds. Volunteers are encouraged to dress in holiday costumes & festive holiday clothing. Volunteers are also needed during the After Party shift which is 9:00pm-12:30am.

To learn more about the Santa Monica Pub Crawl, please visit: santamonicapubcrawl.com

Apr
7
Sun
Walk MS Greater Los Angeles @ Rosebowl
Apr 7 all-day
Walk MS Greater Los Angeles @ Rosebowl | Pasadena | California | United States

Volunteers are needed at the 2019 Walk MS Greater Los Angeles on Sunday, April 7th. You will be supporting walkers who will be raising funds to support research and programs for people living with MS. There is a volunteer opportunity for every age group.

Volunteer Dates:
Saturday, April 6 – Set Up (1-4pm)
Sunday, April 7 – Event day! (shifts available)
Location: Rose Bowl – 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103

Volunteer Registration: https://tinyurl.com/WalkMSGLA2019
Volunteer Assignments:

Check-in (walkers and volunteers)
Cheerers
Rest stops
Route support
Restival site
Medical Support
Set Up

We're hoping for 200 volunteers and really need the help. Your donation of time will make a real difference.

Groups as well as individuals are needed. Register online at https://tinyurl.com/WalkMSGLA2019
For volunteer questions, email michelle.woo@nmss.org

Oct
12
Sat
Susan G. Komen-Two Walks For The Price Of One @ Citadel Outlets
Oct 12 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Susan G. Komen-Two Walks For The Price Of One @ Citadel Outlets

In conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, supporters of Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County can register for two walks for the price of one and get a pancake breakfast, as well.

Sign up now for the 5K Fun Walk and Pancake Breakfast hosted by Citadel Outlets Property and Ruby’s Diner on Saturday, October 12. Event starts at 7 A.M. For the entrance fee of $25.00, registrants will also be eligible to participate in the MORE THAN PINK Walk™ at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, February 29, at no additional cost.

The Pancake Walk will be followed by a Health Fair at the Citadel’s Center Court from 11 AM to 3 PM.

On National Mammography Day, Friday, October 18, through Sunday, October 20, free mammograms will be offered at a mobile unit at the Citadel from 9:30 AM to 5 PM.

There’s also a free Pink Saves Fashion Show at Citadel’s Center Court at 5 PM on Sunday, October 6. Learn more and register for these events at https://pinksaves.com/events/

About Susan G. Komen® and Komen Los Angeles County:

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. Komen was founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen Los Angeles County is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the MORE THAN PINK Walk™ Komen Los Angeles County has invested $10,535,590 in community breast health programs in Los Angeles County and has helped contribute to the more than $920 million invested globally in research. For more information, call 310-575-3011 or visit http://komenlacounty.org.

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