Be a force for kindness and healing for our communities, and give in ways that matter. Check out these great places to volunteer. Virtual opportunities are available as well to provide support from home. Check the link for each listing for details.MoreLess
Reading helps to inspire a better world. The Los Angeles Public Library has dozens of branches across Los Angeles County that provide not only great books but also programs to inspire people to read and write. Head over to the website to find opportunities to support your local library from home.
Give kids an experience to remember when they need it most. Volunteer to support outdoor programs aimed at homeless and low-income kids- from summer camps to a community clean-up club.
Help fight hunger and break bread with your neighbor. The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank provides meals to charities across the L.A. area. Volunteer to help sort food distribution while the need for food is high across the county.
There’s no greater gift than seeing young people happy. CoachArt conducts arts and athletics programs for chronically-ill children. CoachArt’s programs include music, photography, dance, among other activities. Many of the organization’s programs are now virtual, and they need volunteers with hobbies to share their passions with kids around Los Angeles.
Provide care and comfort to those in need at the Los Angeles Medical Center. Volunteer as a greeter or as care partner on one of the nursing units. It’s a wonderful way to help make a hospital stay more comfortable for patients and their family.
Help prep food for the hungry and homeless in your community by lending a hand to the Hollywood Food Coalition. Various volunteer positions are currently available to prepare meals and drop off lunch bags.
Lift up your community by providing time and support to variety of causes across the LA area. This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, LA Works is putting together a virtual march on Washington, D.C., in Minecraft, plus different virtual workshops to inspire people to do good.
Contribute to the greater good by giving time and effort to Urban Quality Living. The organization provides housing and hope to homeless people across Los Angeles.
The American Red Cross is there where they are needed most. Donate blood, be trained as a disaster-preparedness volunteer, help families recover from home fires, or support our armed forces. There are many ways to provide support to the mission of the American Red Cross.