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  • Foster a Dog in Need

    Ongoing | Karma Rescue

    Since Karma Rescue was founded in 2003, Karma has grown from a traditional pet rescue adoption model into something greater: programs that tackle the systemic issues driving pets into shelters and... Read More »

  • Distribute Hygiene Essentials to the Unhoused

    Ongoing | ProjectRopa

    Mobile Hygiene Service - Each week our mobile closet takes to the streets of Los Angeles delivering hope as well as clean clothing, shoes and hygiene kits. We operate in Echo Park on the 1st and 3rd... Read More »

  • REMOTE - Create Hygiene Kits for our Unhoused Neighbors!

    Ongoing | ProjectRopa

    We are looking for assistance creating hygiene kits to distribute to our unhoused neighbors. This can be done remotely by putting together items in a ziploc bag, tote bag or reusable grocery bag.... Read More »

  • Quilter

    Ongoing | CareChoices Hospice and Palliative Services

    Make small lap quilts as gifts for our patients who are 100 years old or older. These gifts are so loved and appreciated by the patients and their family Read More »

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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Sign up now for next year’s tax season. You don't need tax experience — only a desire to help. Read More »

AARP Driver Safety

AARP Driver Safety

Help others get on the road to safety as an AARP Driver Safety instructor or coordinator. Read More »

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