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
Sep
18
Wed
No Fuss Comedy Bus: A PopUp Comedy Club Experience @ Chinatown
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm

***21+ ONLY EVENT***

Price of ticket ($40, BUY HERE) includes entry to event, 2 drinks, and dinner from The BBQ Brethren!

Come enjoy this incredible popup comedy cluyb experience, hosted by Bugs Taylor! Featuring:

Hunter Hill

Audrey Stewart

Regan & Watkins

Craig Conant

Ymane Lakhlif

Dave Reinitz

Bugs Taylor

PI Baio

Sep
28
Sat
Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane Fundraiser @ Firefighters Union 372
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance is having a Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane fundraiser to have the irrigation, electrical upgrade, replace the 24 trees. Our main sponsor is Rex Pritchard, President Firefighters 372.

 

Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane Fundraiser

Saturday, September 28, 2019

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

Location: Firefighters Union 372

2201 Cherry Avenue

Long Beach, CA 90755

 

Come and enjoy refreshments and Christmas Joy.

RSVP to Maria Norvell, Chair — e-mail to mariabootsy@aol.com or call (562) 427-5021.

Kitten Rescue’s 11th Annual Fur Ball @ Skirball Cultural Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

VIP Kitten Experience ~ 5:00 PM

 

 

General admission includes passed hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, a delicious plant-based dinner, a fabulous silent auction, gift bags, live entertainment with award presentations and celebrity guests.

 

VIP Kitten Experience starts at 5 pm and includes access to our Kitten Playroom, an exclusive gift bag worth over $150.00, a general admission ticket, and celebrity meet and greets with Miranda Cosgrove, Tricia Helfer, Nathan The Cat Lady, Nala_Cat, Waverly McTinyBeans and surprise guests!

 

For frequent updates join our Fur Ball event page here.

BUY TICKETS HERE!!!

 

 

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.

Sweat 4 A Cause Benefiting LE&RN @ PRODIGY FITNESS & PERFORMANCE
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Sweat 4 A Cause Benefiting LE&RN @ PRODIGY FITNESS & PERFORMANCE

Join us for a day of FUN, FITNESS, and COMMUNITY as we help to raise money for Lymphatic Education & Research Network. Prodigy will put on a 45 min group fitness class for those who attend that is open to all levels. Come for a fun morning for a great cause!

@ PRODIGY FITNESS & PERFORMANCE
5653 STONERIDGE DR. #101, PLEASANTON, CA 94588

Buy your tickets here – https://prodigyfitness-sweat4acause.com/optin22288780

#caLERN #Lymphedema #Lipedema #sweatforacause #sweatingforacause #prodigyfitness #lymphedemafundraiser #lipedemafundraiser #lymphaticmalformation

Oct
13
Sun
Captain Ron’s “The Galley Restaurant” Sponsors 11th Annual Home Run for Kids Softball Game @ Palisades Charter High School Baseball Field
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am

Join us for 7 innings of slow-pitch softball at the 11th Annual Home Run for Kids Softball Game! 

Benefitting children with hearing loss.

Teams: Captain Ron's "The Galley Restaurant" vs. Kehillat Israel Temple

Warm-ups begin at 10:00 am
Star-Spangled Banner at 10:55am
Game begins promptly at 11:00 am

Complimentary lunch at the Galley to follow. Significant others and families are welcome to join! Please RSVP for lunch by October 9th to captainschur@gmail.com.

Your donation of $175 will allow you to play softball or sponsor a "Galley Girl" to play in your place. Games are adults only. To sign up, contact Captain Ron Schur at 310.701.5096.

Make checks payable to: NO LIMITS

Please put in memo "Captain Ron Softball"

Mail to: The Galley, Attn: Captain Ron/Softball

2442 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405

 

We look forward to seeing you on the field! Thank you for being an MVP for our deaf children and families!

 

Grand Slam for a deaf child: $5,000

This Grand Slam will sponsor a deaf child for one year of services at No Limits, providing individual therapy, parent education, literacy, and so much more!

PURCHASE

 

Home Run for Parent Education: $2,500

Your home run hits is out of the park to provide bi-weekly literacy instruction, helping deaf children learn to read and write.

PURCHASE

 

Base Hit for Parent Education: $1,000

With your base hit contribution, you'll provide weekly parent education to our families!

PURCHASE

 

No Limits Fan: $500

Become a die-hard No Limits fan, giving deaf children and their families vital services they need to succeed.

PURCHASE

 

Play Ball for No Limits: $175

Take your spot in the line up for 7 innings of slow-pitch softball! Your support includes complimentary lunch at the Galley following the game.

PURCHASE

Oct
19
Sat
Joan’s Wish List Signature Event @ Big Door Studios
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm

Su Casa invites you to attend a Signature Event for Joan’s Wish List on Saturday October 19 at Big Door Studios in El Segundo.

 

Joan’s Wish List is a non-profit, which provides support to a different domestic violence shelter each year. This year, Su Casa was selected to benefit from their event. Su Casa has requested a number of items for our wish list, including a new computer classroom for our children’s area and fitness equipment so that broken bodies can begin to mend and strengthen.

 

Joan’s Wish List’s 6th Annual Signature Event on October 19, 2019 at 6pm. They will be returning to Big Door Studios in El Segundo where last year’s amazing event was held. Last year’s event was off the charts and this year will be even better! Enjoy great food from local restaurants, fabulous wines and cocktails, incredible silent auction items, a photo booth, live music, entertainers and much more, all while supporting survivors of domestic violence.

 

The incredible auction items will include an Angels On-Field Experiencea stay at the Mammoth Juniper Lodge, a Beach-Front Stay in Peru, the Porsche Driving Experience, and many more exciting items and experiences.

 

In five years, Joan’s Wish List has raised nearly $450,000 to support local shelters and families impacted by domestic violence. Please join our efforts to Break the Cycle of domestic violence and support Su Casa by attending Joan’s Whish List’s 6th Annual Signature Event.

Oct
26
Sat
Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt @ Exposition Park
Oct 26 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am

Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt is a series of charity dog walks that bring entire communities together to raise money to help save the lives of homeless pets.

This is much more then a fundraising walk. Strut Your Mutt is a fun-filled festival where four-, three- and two-legged participants of all ages can take part in activities like doggie yoga, pet portraits, music, contests and more.

In 2018, at the many events across the country, as well as online, participants came together to show their support for the animals. Together, more than $2.3 million was raised.

 

Click here to register:  https://support.bestfriends.org/site/TR/2019SYM/General?team_id=8607&pg=team&fr_id=1447 

Nov
10
Sun
Westside Food Bank 29th Annual 5K Hunger Walk @ Santa Monica Ocean View Park
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Westside Food Bank provides food 

for over 108,000 people in West Los Angeles County every year.


Help us raise funds and awareness as we walk together to end hunger. Kids and families welcome!

 

12:00PMCheck-In and Late Registration opens

1:00PMLive Entertainment, Family Fun Zone, Raffle & 

                 Awards Ceremony

2:00PM: 5K walk begins along the beautiful beach path

3:30PM: Beach Bash After-Party (ticket purchase required for entry, $25)  

How it Works

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