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*SPRUCE IT UP: Garden with Shelter Residents at L.A. Family Housing

Location: Tujunga CA, 91042

Date: 10/5/2019 Spots Remaining: 4

Description

WHAT: Help LA Family Housing residents plant and care for their own personal edible gardens.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: L.A. Family Housing assists families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty by providing housing and supportive services.
VOLUNTEER PROJECT: Join us on the first and third Saturdays of each month to help residents nurture their own gardens and engage in community-building. You'll take part in brief coffee chats with LAFH residents, followed by seed planting, weeding, harvesting, and more.
IMPACT: You can help residents gain a sense of ownership, learn to garden, and practice their communication and social skills.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Volunteers-

  • must be over 18 years old.
  • should be aware that gardening can be physically demanding.
  • may not be alone with residents.
  • should bring work gloves and any gardening tools, if possible.
  • closed-toe shoes, clothing you don't mind getting dirty, sun hats, and water bottles are recommended.
IN-KIND DONATIONS: In-kind (not monetary) donations of coffee, tea, soil, seeds, or tools are always welcome. We are incredibly grateful for any help in making the residents' Saturday mornings a little brighter.
 

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Environment
  • Population Served: Families, Homeless, Low-income Communities, Other
  • Activity Type: Gardening/Planting
  • Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
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