Neighborhood Garden Corner
Do you have a surplus of vegetables, fruit or herbs? If you want, you can share with your neighbors or take to a shelter.
To share with your neighbors, contact Palisades Cares or post on Next Door.
To share with a shelter, contact OPCC or St. Joseph's Center.
We organize and promote volunteer projects that individuals of all ages can participate in. Our activities include a school supplies drive for School on Wheels, a toy drive, beautification projects at local schools and serving dinner to homeless clients of Turning Point Transitional Housing.
Tutor children at Marquez Charter School-Tutors in the CATCH program tutor children weekly. Contact Marquez Charter School for details. 310-454-4019.
Tutor homeless children with School on Wheels.
Visit www.schoolonwheels.org for details.
Help teach gardening at Marquez School and to help maintain the garden (water, weed, improve raised beds).
Become a CASA volunteer and advocate for a foster child. http://www.casaforchildren.org/site/c.mtJSJ7MPIsE/b.5301309/k.9D58/Volunteering.htm
Participate in beach cleanups with Heal the Bay. Contact www.healthebay.org. Coastal Cleanup Day is September 17.
If you're interested in volunteering, fill out a form on Page 3 or email us at email@example.com.
Volunteering helps make our world a better place-whether you're tutoring kids, helping in a hospital. clearing hiking trails or cleaning up the beach.
Let us know if you have a need or a volunteer opportunity that you'd like us to promote or co-sponsor.
LA Kitchen,www.lakitchen.org helps to transform donated fruits and produce into healthy, scratch-made meal that are distributed to Los Angeles area shelters, transitional homes, after-school programs and nonprofit organizations, saving them money and nourishing the people participating in their programs.
Activities can include kitchen food preparation,
talking to seniors about healthy eating at
nutrition sites or leading grocery shopping tours.
L.A. KITCHEN-REVEALING THE POWER OF FOOD
(On Facebook: The L.A. KITCHEN
Backpack and School Supplies Drive
Donate new school supplies and backpacks to the annual Palisades Cares drive for School on Wheels. Drop off locations include CVS, Palisades Malibu YMCA and Regal Cleaners.
School on Wheels is a 501 (c) 3 which provides tutoring, school supplies and counseling to homeless children in Southern California including Skid Row, West Los Angeles and Santa Monica.
Every child that is tutored receives a new backpack filled with school supplies.
Donations are accepted until August 25.
Note: toiletries are also accepted
Volunteers sorting donated school supplies.