Little Free Library

We're excited to be working with the 4th grade Girl Scout troop at Marquez Charter School on the Little Free Library project. The girls will build and decorate the library and then help stock it with books.

Thanks to the Pacific Palisades Women's Club for donating to this project.


Protect the


We network with other groups such as Heal the Bay, 5 Gyres, the City of Los Angeles  and Kehillat Israel to offer information and activities about protecting our environment.

We organize and promote volunteer projects that individuals of all ages can participate in.  Recent activities have included a school supplies drive for School on Wheels  and serving dinner to homeless clients of Turning Point Transitional Housing.

Volunteer with Us

This month the Palisades Malibu YMCA is sponsoring a collection of toiletries and other items for the 220 vets in Cal Vets housing at the VA. 

Palisades Cares has offered to coordinate the collection of 220 toothbrushes. Please donate some or better yet, ask your dentist to donate a lot. We'll recognize dentists that donate on Facebook and Twitter.

Donations due by November 20 to the YMCA, Benton's or my home.

Support the YMCA's Thanksgiving Bag Project for Cal Vets



 Join us in serving dinner to the residents of Turning Point Transitional Housing in Santa Monica. This is a project of OPCC. Ages 6 and up are welcome.

Day: Saturday, November 15

Time: 5:00-6:15 pm

Contact for details.

The annual Pali Cares' toy drive for One Voice is December 1-14.   Please donate new, unwrapped toys and books for ages 4-15.  Drop off locations include Benton's, CVS, Regal Cleaners, the Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce, the Palisades-Malibu YMCA and Sotheby's International Realty.

One Voice,, is a non-profit that serves families living at the poverty level. Gifts for teenagers will be shared with the Vittorio's Ristorante toy drive for foster children.

​Please contact us if you'd like to help deliver the toys.




Annual Holiday Toy Drive 

Volunteer Opportunity

This fall grow your own vegetables. It's time to plant cool season veggies such as lettuce, beets, radishes, kale, swiss chard, broccoli, brussel sprouts, and celery. 

Grow Your Own