Annual projects have included:
1) School Supplies Drive in September which benefits homeless and foster children
2) Holiday Toy Drive In December where toys new toys are donated to One Voice and to Happy Trails for Kids
3) Gardening with Kids. Garden Workshops at the library as well as gardening at Marquez Charter School.
Palisades Cares organizes and promotes community service activities in the LA area.
We have networked with other community groups such as the Pacific Palisades Women's Club, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, YMCA, the Palisades Chamber of Commerce, the Westside Food Bank, Heal the Bay, Rotary Club of Pacific Palisades, the Optimist Club, The People Concern (formerly OPCC) as well as local businesses such as Gelson's, CVS, Regal Cleaners, Vittorio's, Cypress Center and Berkshire Hathaway..
Founder: Marie Steckmest, a 34 year Pacific Palisades resident
Focus of volunteering:
Children, environment, homeless and hungry