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Navidad en el Barrio: Help Bring Christmas to Our Neighborhood

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Little Tokyo Service Center, a Community Development Corporation

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 20 people are interested

To pass along goodwill to our community, Little Tokyo Service Center will work in partnership with Navidad en el Barrio to distribute food gift baskets this holiday season to families in our preschool and childcare programs, families living in our affordable housing communities and survivors of domestic violence. Navidad en el Barrio prepares a site for us to pick up food, we identify the families in need of the baskets, set up a day for distribution, assemble the baskets and distribute the baskets before the holidays. We will be distributing 150 food baskets this year. This in an increase from previous years, due to Covid-19.

The food will be dropped off to Angelina Apartments Friday 12/11/2020 in the afternoon. We will need help sorting the food and placing them in reusable grocery bags for the families. The actual event for the families is Saturday 12/12/2020. We will need help before/during/after to make this event extra special for our families.

Little Tokyo Service Center (Tax ID 95-4444-102) is there for people who need help the most in our communities. Worsening economic inequality has hurt many families in Los Angeles. We offer a safety net of supportive service to help families fill the gap with preschool, tutoring, and affordable housing. Providing additional food during the holiday season is an additional way we support families and make the holiday brighter.

Thank you for your consideration to be a volunteer! If you have any questions, please contact me at NLopez@LTSC.org or (213) 473-1699. Thank you for helping us to support our families.

4 Shifts

  • Fri Dec 11, 2020 - 02:30 PM to 05:30 PM
    We will need help sorting food into bags, prepping, etc.
  • Sat Dec 12, 2020 - morning / 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    We will need help separating the food bags into the different stations, setting up toy table, and decorating.
  • Sat Dec 12, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
    We will need help guiding families to their various stations, checking people in, and facilitating the toy table.
  • Sat Dec 12, 2020 - 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
    We will need help breaking down and cleaning up.
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Little Tokyo Service Center, a Community Development Corporation

Location:

231 E 3RD ST STE G106, LOS ANGELES, CA 90013, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Little Tokyo Service Center, a Community Development Corporation, is to meet the critical needs of people and to build community. We improve the lives of individuals and families through culturally sensitive social services. We strengthen neighborhoods through housing and community development. We promote the rich heritage of the ethnic community.

Description

Little Tokyo Service Center CDC has been a leading organization in the community in presrvation of Little Tokyo and other neighborhoods. LTSC CDC is embarking in providing civic participation opportunities to volunteers and to engage in community work with hands on experience while empowering our residents though civic engagement. LTSC CDC is diverse in projects and is an excellent place to really interact with diverse communities.

Children & Youth
Community
Hunger

WHEN

Fri Dec 11, 2020 - Sat Dec 12, 2020
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

Angelina Apartments1336 Angelina StreetLos Angeles, CA 90026

(34.0648,-118.25645)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach
  • Spanish
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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