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Distribute essential items to community members with Project Ropa's Mobile Hygiene service.


Mobile Hygiene Service - Each week our mobile closet takes to the streets of Los Angeles delivering hope as well as clean clothing, shoes, and hygiene kits. We operate in Echo Park (Echo Park Methodist church parking lot) on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 8:30 am -12 pm. Volunteers will work with Project Ropa staff and other volunteers in handing out clothing and hygiene essentials to the people that sign up for services at the van location. We also work in tandem with mobile showers as well as other service providers to help provide various levels of service.

We provide a curated selection of new and gently used high-quality men's and women's clothing, shoes, and accessories, along with personal hygiene products -- all donated by local manufacturers, retailers, and nonprofit partners -- which we bring to locations throughout the city each week in a retrofitted van that acts as a mobile walk-in closet. At the same time, the people we serve can take a shower offered by another service provider with whom we work in tandem.


Project Ropa is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps restore dignity, rekindle optimism and empower the lives of people experiencing homelessness by providing clean clothes, hygiene kits, and drinking water in a safe, humane and dignified way. Our retrofitted van functioning as a walk-in closet carries hope as well as a full selection of high-quality men's and women's clothing, shoes and accessories all neatly displayed on racks and shelves similar to a retail environment. Our Mobile Hygiene Service operates in Boyle Heights and Echo Park.

Access to hygiene supplies, PPE, sanitizing supplies, and drinking water are more important than ever for our unhoused neighbors which is why we continue to work on the frontlines of the pandemic.

Shower Partner: Shower Stop

Learn more about us: www.projectropa.org


Volunteers will work with Project Ropa staff and other volunteers in helping distribute essential items to everyone who signs up to receive services from the Project Ropa van on that day. Volunteers will interact directly with those that receive services from Project Ropa. Shifts range from 1 hr to 4 hrs. An understanding of Spanish is not necessary but can be helpful when on-site.


Volunteers will be standing and handing out essential items during their shifts. Must be 18 y.o or accompanied by an adult for the duration of the shift.


The Project Ropa van will be parked in the back of the Echo Park Methodist church. Street parking is available.

QUESTIONS? If you have any questions email us at: volunteer@projectropa.org

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://volunteer.laworks.com/health-and-safety.

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About ProjectRopa


2851 W. 120th st, Suite E, #566, Hawthorne, CA 90250, US

Mission Statement

Project Ropa is a nonprofit organization restoring dignity and empowering the lives of people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles by providing clean clothes, hygiene essentials, and employment opportunities while reducing textile waste and minimizing our carbon footprint.


We have a variety of volunteer opportunities, virtual, warehouse and on-site service volunteer opportunities. Each involves either creating hygiene or laundry kits at home, creating hygiene kits and helping sort clothes in our warehouse or helping us distribute clothing and hygiene essentials at our on-site locations through our mobile service. Volunteers must be 16 y.o or accompanied by an adult. Volunteer shifts range from 1 hour up to 4 hrs.


Homeless & Housing
Homeless & Housing


Mon Sep 19, 2022 - Sat Sep 30, 2023
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM


Los Angeles, CA 90026







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