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.Less
Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed. The inspiration piece comes from community volunteers who not only deliver our lessons, but share their experience. In the process, these volunteers serve as role models helping to positively impact young people’s perceptions about the importance of education, as well as critical life skills.
Volunteer to give free lessons in the arts and athletics to children impacted by chronic illness, ages 5-18.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.