Spring Community Service Opportunities*

  • *These are independent opportunities that will not be organized by Echo Horizon staff or parents.

     

    Sundays, ongoing

    Food on Foot

    Food on Foot assists the homeless by providing nutritious meals, clothing, work opportunities, and ultimately the transition to full-time employment and life off the streets. Help distribute food and clothing to the homeless on Sundays.

     

    March 2, 2019

    Assistance League of Los Angeles: Legacy of Literacy

    The mission of this century-old woman-led organization is to improve the lives of impoverished children in our community through philanthropy, dedicated service, and compassionate programs.

    The March 2 family day of service includes book collecting and sorting, book donations, bookmark making, and interactive literacy activities.

     

    March 2, 2019

    Seeds of Hope

    Seeds of Hope looks to create and sustain gardens and garden-based programs throughout the Diocese of Los Angeles to promote physical and spiritual wellness for individuals and communities.

    Children of all ages are invited to join (those in 5th grade or younger need a parent on hand) to assist Seeds of Hope in one of their gardens.

     

    March 9, 2019

    Reading to Kids

    Reading to Kids is a grassroots organization dedicated to inspiring underserved children with a love of learning. Volunteer to read to kids on the second Saturday of each month.

     

    March 9, 2019

    Street Planting with Tree People

    Tree People inspires and supports the people of LA to come together to plant and care for trees, harvest the rain, and renew depleted landscapes. Celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees with Tree People in the East San Fernando Valley.

     

    March 16, 2019

    Nothing But Sand Beach Cleanup with Heal the Bay

    Heal the Bay is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to making the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles safe, healthy, and clean. Volunteer to help clean up a local beach!

     

    March 16, 2019

    Habitat Restoration at Debs Park with the Audubon Center

    Help the Audubon Center beautify and restore the natural flora and fauna of Debs Park. Volunteer to emove undesirable weeds and water our native restoration areas. Help make Northeast LA a bird-friendly community.

     

    April 7, 2019

    Easter Basket Making

    In Playa del Rey, volunteer to assist in creating Easter baskets and filling them with grass, candy, toys, stickers, and a sealed toothbrush. This project benefits children who are abused, neglected, abandoned, orphaned, developmentally or learning-disabled, homeless, runaways, or children whose lives have been adversely impacted by HIV / AIDS.

     

    April 13, 20, 27, 2019

    Los Angeles River Cleanup with the Friends of the Los Angeles River

    Want to contribute to a healthy and thriving river for the benefit of all Angelenos and urban wildlife? Join FoLAR for the 30th Anniversary of their yearly Great LA River CleanUp and be part of the nation’s largest urban river cleanup effort.

     

    April 13, 2019

    Kids Earth Day Celebration and Beach Clean-Up

    Join the LA County Department of Beaches and Harbors to celebrate Earth Day in Playa del Rey and provide some help to the environment. There will be musical performances, arts and crafts, a beach cleanup, free trees to qualified residents, bouncy houses, and more!

     

    May 18, 2019

    Companionship for Seniors with LA Works

    L.A. Works volunteers provide companionship and support to the seniors of Hallmark Cheviot Hills Assisted Living. Volunteers visit with seniors in the facility, working together on art and craft activities, playing games (Bingo!), singing karaoke, and sharing really great stories. Volunteers also help out doing manicures for some of the residents. The seniors of Hallmark Cheviot Hills really appreciate the regular monthly visits from L.A. Works volunteers. 


    Check out www.laworks.com and www.bigsunday.org for more opportunities.