SERVE | HOLIDAY EDITION

Outreach Partner: FosterAll

FosterAll's Christmas Gathering | Volunteer for FosterAll's Annual foster family Christmas Gathering, at LCPC! It's a time to celebrate the holiday together and show our appreciation to foster families who have opened their hearts and homes to children in need. Games, crafts, music, entertainment, a delicious meal, and of course, Santa's Toy Shop are enjoyed by all! Volunteers are needed to help with set up, working the event (crafts, handing out toys), and breakdown/clean up. Anyone 16 or older can volunteer.

When | Saturday, December 4th, 8AM-3PM

Where | LCPC, 626 Foothill Blvd. in La Canada

Additional Details | Masks are required. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the event are required.

How to Sign Up | Email Kathy Hernandez, khernandez@fosterall.org to so sign up.

Outreach Partner: Elizabeth House

Alumni Christmas Party | EH is looking for volunteers to help with the Alumni Christmas Party. They need help setting up, working the event and/or cleaning up afterwards. You can sign up individually or as a group, you can work the entire event or work in shifts.

When | Saturday, December 4th, 9AM-2PM

Where | Pasadena Covenant Church, 539 N. Lake Ave in Pasadena

Additional Details | Masks must be worn inside at all times, and volunteers must have their temperature taken when you arrive. (Staff and residents are tested weekly for COVID).

How to Sign Up | Email Kristen Mickelson, kristenm@elizabethhouse.net to get involved.

 

Decorating Elizabeth House for Christmas | Elizabeth House could use some help decorating their space for the holiday season! Christmas tree and decorations are provided as well as Christmas music, hot cider, and cocoa, too! You can contact Kristen to set up a time to decorate.

Where | Elizabeth House, 760 Santa Barbara St. in Pasadena

Additional Details | Masks must be worn inside at all times, and volunteers must have their temperature taken when you arrive. (Staff and residents are tested weekly for COVID).

How to Sign Up | Email Kristen Mickelson, kristenm@elizabethhouse.net to get involved.

 

Provide breakfast for Elizabeth House Staff Christmas Breakfast | Volunteers can help provide breakfast to the staff of Elizabeth House for their annual Christmas breakfast. Volunteers can serve as individuals or volunteer as a group (family, LifeGroup, etc).

When | Christmas Day

Where | Elizabeth House, 760 Santa Barbara St. in Pasadena

Additional Details | Masks must be worn inside at all times, and volunteers must have their temperature taken when you arrive. (Staff and residents are tested weekly for COVID).

How to Sign Up | Email Kristen Mickelson, kristenm@elizabethhouse.net to get involved.

Outreach Partner: Beacon Housing

Assisting @ the LCPC Christmas Market | Beacon Housing needs some help staffing their Christmas Market table at LCPC after each church service. This is open to anyone willing to volunteer, distribute information and sell Christmas Market gifts.

When | Sunday, December 5th, 10-10:30 AM and 11:30-12PM and/or Sunday, December 12, 10-10:30 AM and 11:30-12PM.

Where | LCPC, 626 Foothill Blvd. in La Canada

How to Sign Up | Please email Palin Ngaotheppitak, palin@beaconhousing.org with the subject line, "Christmas Market Volunteer".

Outreach Partner: Door of Hope

Door of Hope Winter Festival | DOH is hosting an event for their families (current residents, alumni, and prevention) to celebrate a beautiful day in the hills above Pasadena--a time for reconnecting with friends and staff, filled with sledding (yes, snow!), crafts, snacks, photos, and the big event--the Door of Hope Christmas Toy Store. Adults and youth (over 12 yrs) can host a booth, supply the activity, provide set up or clean up. People can sign up individually or in a group (family, LifeGroup, etc.) DOH could also use some first-aid certified volunteers (must have proof of recent certification, these volunteers can work in shifts).

When | Saturday, December 11th (Event: 11AM-3PM, Set Up: 10AM, Clean Up: 3 PM)

Where | Summerkids Camp, 3697 N. Fair Oaks Ave. in Altadena

Additional Details | Booths could be a craft or snack-booth (child-friendly and holiday centered). Volunteers must wear masks (even though event is outside).

How to Sign Up | Send an email to volunteer@doorofhope.us or contact Laura Pope (626) 304-9130 ext. 114

Outreach Partner: Harambee

We are collecting toys for Harambee’s Christmas Shop until December 15th at the main office or the MERGE check-in tables on Wednesdays. Check our Holiday SERVE page for a link to their wishlist and more information.

We are also looking for volunteers to work the Christmas Toy Shop at Harambee on December 18th from 10-1PM. For more information check our website or email Anna, anna@lacanadapc.org.