Serve Our City
Hope for LA
HOPE FOR LOS ANGELES® is Pacific Crossroads Church’s ministry that mobilizes people to serve the poor and marginalized through community organizations in our city.
We support our partner organizations through volunteer programs and service projects as well as funding these programs through collecting donations and holding fundraising events.
We hope for a Los Angeles in which all people experience spiritual, social, and economic flourishing through the demonstration of Christ’s love.
Join us as we demonstrate Christ’s love by serving our city.
Volunteers needed for Learning Centers to help L.A. kids whose moms and dads can’t afford to participate in a “pandemic pod” and also can’t afford to take off from work to supervise at-home learning.
Location number 1: Inglewood | Mondays & Thursdays from 8AM to 2PM
Location number 2: West LA | Tuesday & Wednesdays from 8AM to 2PM
A completed volunteer application and background check is required. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Snack Prep for Women on Skid Row – Downtown Women’s Center
Please consider prepping snack packs for women on Skid Row through our HFLA partner, Downtown Women’s Center. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, DWC has reported no known cases of the virus but the need for meals has increased from 400 meals a day to 1000 meals a day. With the Center being closed to all volunteers, a kitchen staff of 4 needs our help! For the snack guide click HERE! Questions? Please contact Mitzuy Ley, Community Engagement Coordinator at: MitzuyL@downtownwomenscenter.org
Make Toiletry Kits for Women in Need – Downtown Women’s Center
Help make Toiletry Kits for women at our HFLA partner, Downtown Women’s Center! Toiletry Kits are essential for showering in the Day Center. Their kits of essential toiletry items are running low, and you can help! For more detailed information click HERE! You can direct any questions to Mitzuy Ley, Community Engagement Coordinator at MitzuyL@downtownwomenscenter.org.
Help with Claris Mobile Clinic – Claris
Help Claris set-up and break-down their mobile clinic and give much-needed resources to people in LA. Volunteer needs are always changing, for more information, please email email@example.com
Serve Meals or Help with Cleaning – Union Rescue Mission
Volunteers needed to serve meals and help with cleaning at our HFLA Partner Union Rescue Mission. If you’re interested in serving or pulling together a group to serve, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact info, group size, and weekly availability!
Shop, Cater a Meal, Prepare a Snack Pack – The People Concern
Our HFLA partner The People Concern (formerly Santa Monica Homeless Shelter) provides supportive services to over 1,900 people living in Permanent Supportive Housing throughout Los Angeles County. Given the current recommendations from public health agencies, it is unsafe for many of them to go outside due to age or underlying health conditions. Additionally, we are seeing increased demand for our services and meals across our 24-hour and drop-in programs. The food security of our program participants is at stake. Please click HERE for the service guide!
Tutor Youth with The Learning Zone
Volunteers are needed to help at The Learning Zone’s after-school program assisting local students who have fallen substantially behind their grade level requirements in reading, writing and math. If you are interested in serving outside of The Learning Zone’s working hours (research, grant writing, website, social media, etc.) please reach out to email@example.com
Volunteer to Give Groceries to Elderly – Helping Hands Community
Hope for LA is excited to partner with Helping Hands Community! It’s a new nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those most vulnerable to COVID_19. They have a platform that connects at-risk community members with local volunteers for support with critical errands like grocery shopping or pharmacy visits, enabling them to stay home, safe. They’ve also built this platform with scale in mind. It can work anywhere in the country, so long as there are volunteers signed up and people requesting support through the website. If you have a loved one or know of anyone in your community that would benefit from extra support, please share this initiative with them or place a request on their behalf through the Helping Hands Community website. You can also volunteer to help deliver HERE!
Help Furnish Homes for Formerly Homeless Families – Deed and Truth
HFLA is excited to partner with Deed & Truth to help furnish homes for formerly homeless families moving into new homes. Requesting volunteers who are interested in serving as needs arise. Typically, this activity happens on Saturdays from 1 pm – 4 pm. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more information.
Our Focus Areas
Homelessness, Foster Kids, and Families in Need.