Join us for a week of exciting and educational events showcasing the artists, designers, musicians, filmmakers, authors, fashion and beauty changemakers who are lighting up our screens and airwaves to shift our consciousness and conversations for good.
Spend some time at any one of our Family Interim Housing sites helping maintain and care for their communal garden of vegetables, herbs, and flowers. This small garden(s) requires guidance with someone with knowledge about gardening monthly. Weekly maintenance is done by onsite participants, though no direct interaction is expected during your visit. We will be enforcing social distancing!
*PLEASE REMEMBER TO WEAR A MASK*
What to expect:
Sign up for this opportunity by site/location here: https://lafh.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=437776 https://lafh.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=568163
Day of your shift, after checking in with our on-site staff, your temperature will be taken. Then you will be introduced to onsite staff and take a mini tour of the garden!
NOTE: You must sign up to attend a virtual "open house" volunteer orientation to participate here: https://lafh.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=437939
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Weekly on Wednesday morning with site/location varying every week.
NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
7843 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91605, US
LA Family Housing helps people transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services.
In 1983, an interfaith group of leaders from the San Fernando Valley noticed a sharp increase in the rise of families experiencing homelessness in their neighborhood. Desperate to help, they gathered local support and raised funds to purchase a 40-unit motel - The Fiesta Motel - in North Hollywood.
There, families could benefit from a safe, warm place to stay for a maximum of 30 days while they regained their footing and worked on long-term solutions. The motel would later become LA Family Housing's "Valley Shelter".
Soon, these leaders recognized that multiple strategies to end homelessness were necessary to help more families. They began working with a South L.A.-based developer who was building small, permanently affordable apartment buildings in Southeast L.A. In 1988 the two groups merged. Their combined experience in temporary and permanent housing created a continuum of housing for families experiencing homelessness, and this partnership became what is now LA Family Housing (LAFH).
Over the last 35 years, LAFH has grown to become one of the largest providers of housing and homeless services in Los Angeles, now serving 11,000+ people annually.
Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift