Helping the Needy

HELPING THE NEEDY


LA Family Housing

[email protected]
818.255.2775
www.lafh.org
7843 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood
http://lafh.org/volunteer

LA Family Housing (LAFH) helps people transition out of homelessness and poverty by providing a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. Since 1983, LAFH has become one of the largest comprehensive real estate developers and homeless service providers in Los Angeles and a regional leader providing solutions to end homelessness.


Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission

Laurie Craft,  [email protected]
818-392-0020 x 1002
hopeofthevalley.org
8165 N. San Fernando Road, Sun Valley
http://www.hopeofthevalley.org/opportunities

Annually the Mission provides 200,000 hot nutritious meals, 60,000 nights of shelter and places hundreds of homeless men, women and children into permanent and permanent supportive housing.


West Valley Food Pantry

[email protected]
(818) 346-5554
http://www.westvalleyfoodpantry.org/
5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills
http://www.westvalleyfoodpantry.org/volunteer-page.htm

The WVFP has over 200 volunteers serving about about 2-1/2 hours, 1 day a month. They purchase or take delivery of food shipments, stock shelves, validate client eligibility, maintain distribution records, shop for specials, buy and pick up food, as well as assist in the daily distribution.


PATH

[email protected]
(323) 644-2242
http://epath.org
340 North Madison Ave., Los Angeles
http://www.epath.org/site/GetInvolved/volunteer.html

PATH is a family of agencies working together to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities throughout California. We strive to do this by prioritizing housing while providing customized supportive services for people in need. Our agencies each address homelessness in a different way—supportive services, permanent housing development, support for homeless families, and community engagement—all of which ultimately help the people we serve make it home.


MEND Poverty

Volunteer Services Assistant, [email protected]
818-896-0246
http://mendpoverty.org/
10641 N. San Fernando Rd., Pacoima

With dignity and respect, powered by volunteers, MEND's mission is to break the bonds of poverty by providing basic human needs and a pathway to self-reliance.


Jewish Family Services/SOVA/Family Violence Project/Senior Centers

Vicki Gold, [email protected]
(818)789-1293 ext. 309
jfsla.org
http://www.jfsla.org/volunteeropportunities

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles is a multi-service Agency whose goals are to strengthen and preserve individual, family and community life by providing a wide range of needed human services to people in the community at every stage of the life cycle, especially those who are poor and disadvantaged. The agency is guided by ethical and spiritual values of Judaism in its provision of services.  


Beit Tshuvah

Volunteer Coordinator, Chaplain Adam Siegel, [email protected]
(310) 204-5200
http://www.beittshuvah.org/
http://www.beittshuvah.org/opportunities/volunteer-opportunities/

Beit T'shuvah guides individuals and families towards a path of living well, so that wrestling souls can recover from addiction and learn how to properly heal. The Beit T'Shuvah faith-based model, founded on authenticity and wholeness, integrates spirituality, psychotherapy, Jewish teachings, the 12 Steps, and the creative arts.  


Food Forward

[email protected]
818-764-1022 ext. 2#
https://foodforward.org
https://foodforward.org/volunteer/sign-up-to-volunteer/

Food Forward rescues fresh local produce that would otherwise go to waste, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. They harvest produce from farmers' markets and from backyard trees and gardens to donate.


Food on Foot

[email protected]
(310) 442-0088
1625 Schrader Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
https://www.foodonfoot.org/
https://www.foodonfoot.org/volunteer/

Food on Foot is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the poor and homeless of Los Angeles through programs that provide nutritious meals, clothing, work opportunities and ultimately the transition to full-time employment and life off the streets.