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The Midnight Mission



WHAT: Make and drop off sack lunches for people experiencing homelessness near the Midnight Mission.

ABOUT THE MIDNIGHT MISSION: Founded in 1914, The Midnight Mission offers paths to self-sufficiency to men, women and children who have lost direction. Our emergency services and 12-step recovery, family living, job training, education and workforce development programs offer a compassionate bridge to achieve and maintain healthy, productive lives.

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES: In compliance with social distancing protocols, you'll make 10+ sack lunches at home and then drop them off at the mission between 7am and 11am. (You can drop off later than 11am, but meals will be given out the next day.) You won't be in contact with anyone, but can still have a powerful impact.

IMPACT: The Midnight Mission is a comprehensive homeless shelter and homeless services provider. They need your help now more than ever - they went from feeding roughly 400 people at each meal to feeding 1800 people each meal. And with food supplies scarcer than before, the Midnight Mission needs your help feeding the hungry.

REQUIREMENTS: Sack lunches should consist of...

Ham, turkey, or beef sandwich with light mayo/mustard (To be cautious of nut allergies, we request no peanut butter and jelly sandwiches please)

2+ side snacks (chips, fruit, granola bars, cheese, etc)

No need to include beverages or napkins (those are covered by the Mission)

REQUIREMENTS TO VOLUNTEER DURING COVID-19: You must

not been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks

not been around anyone who has been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks

bring your own mask

if possible, bring your own hand sanitizer

SPECIAL SAFETY PROCEDURES DURING COVID-19:

All volunteers must wear masks at all times.

You must wash your hands at the beginning and end of the volunteer activity, and any time after touching your face.

Physical contact is to be avoided and 6-foot distancing will be required.

Please avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash your hands immediately if you do so.

Practice good coughing/sneezing etiquette.

WISH LIST: In addition to your sack lunches, any donations of the following items would be greatly appreciated.

Deodorant sticks

Combs/brushes

Toothbrush/toothpaste

Menstrual hygiene products

First aid kits

Children's clothing/diapers

Disposable, multi-compartment to-go food containers

Disposable lunch bags

Disposable utensils (forks, spoons, knives)

Loaves of bread

Plastic wrap

Produce bags

Re-sealable storage bags

Single serving beverages

Antibacterial disinfecting wipes

Disposable gloes

EPA approved antibacterial disinfecting cleaners

Hand sanitizer

Infrared no-touch thermometers

Surgical masks

ACCESSIBILITY: L.A. Works firmly believes that we strengthen the social fabric of our community by involving all in service. If you feel you need an accommodation to participate in this project please email us at info@laworks.co



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About The Midnight Mission

Location:

8714 Darby Ave., LOS ANGELES, CA 90014, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1914, The Midnight Mission offers a path to self- sufficiency to men, women and children who have lost everything. Through our services, we help remove obstacles to self-sufficiency and provide the accountability and structure that people who are experiencing homelessness need to rejoin their communities. Our conviction and commitment to their success define us.

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Founded in 1914, The Midnight Mission offers a path to self- sufficiency to men, women and children who have lost everything. Through our services, we help remove obstacles to self-sufficiency and provide the accountability and structure that people who are experiencing homelessness need to rejoin their communities. Our conviction and commitment to their success define us.

Homeless & Housing
Hunger

WHEN

Thu Apr 16, 2020 - Wed Dec 01, 2021
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM  

WHERE

Los Angeles, CA 90014

(34.04348,-118.25193)
 

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