BACKPACK Giveaway / Community Picnic To Feed The Homeless & Less Fortunate @ 650 S Park View St, Los Angeles, CA 90057-3351, United States, Los Angeles [27 August]

BACKPACK Giveaway / Community Picnic To Feed The Homeless & Less Fortunate

08:00 - 11:30

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650 S Park View St, Los Angeles, CA 90057-3351, United States

COMMUNITY PARK EVENT @ MacArthur Park, Los Angeles


MENU items needing donation:
600 Pieces of Chicken (Made Any Way)
20 Mixed Vegetables Trays (Made Any Way)
20 Mac & Cheese/Potato/Macaroni Salad Trays (Made Any Way)
20 Salad Trays (Made Any Way) Dressing optional
20 Desert (pies, cakes, cookies, candy etc)
20 Large Bags of Chips
30 cases of water
20 cases or bottles of juice or soda
Cat Food & Dog Food
You can also bring anything you'd like even if not on the list.
*please bring food prepared*

NON FOOD items needing donation:
Large Trash Bags
500 Forks
500 Styrafoam boxes
20 Sternos
Mens Clothes and Shoes
Pads & Tampons
Tooth Paste
Tooth Brushes
Bar Soap
Diapers (Baby and Adult)
Gallon Size & Sandwich/Quart Size Ziplocs
*You may also bring plastic/paper/tote bags to give to people who are carrying a lot of items*

WHEN: Sunday, August 27th, 2017

WHERE WE MEET: Mac Arthur Park by the corner of West 7th St. & South Park View St. in Los Angeles CA (650 S Park View St
Los Angeles, CA 90057)

WHAT WE DO ON THE EVENT DAY: We get there at 7:30 am and set up canopies and tables, assemble and organize donations received. We start to serve and give away food/items around 9:30 am. Shortly after, we open up the following sections of Clothes, Haircuts, Pet Food/Supplies, and the Children's Arts and Crafts. We finish serving and start the cleanup/breakdown around 11:30-12:00 pm.

WHO WE ARE: We are a large group of family/volunteers ranging in age from as young as 6 yrs old on up. We ask that all children volunteers be age 6+ and accompanied by an adult at all times.

PLEASE NOTE: CA Health & Safety Codes 113969 — Persons preparing, serving, or handling food or utensils shall wear hair restraints, such as hats, hair coverings, or nets, which are designed and worn to effectively keep their hair from contacting non-prepackaged food, clean equipment, utensils. We will be providing hair nets on the date of the event.

YOU SHOULD START: Collect donations ranging from food, snack items, funds, new & used clothes, shoes, blankets, jackets, toiletries, toys for the kids and any other item someone else can benefit from.

REMEMBER: We also help animals in need so dog and cat food, toys, bowls, leashes, collars and beds for both cats and dogs. Also, clothing as well.

DRESS APPROPRIATELY: Due to safety concerns, please remember to dress appropriately by wearing the proper shoes and nothing too revealing.

EDUCATIONAL PROFESSIONALS: We always welcome educational professionals (such as teachers, assistants, tutors, child development professionals and students) to either join us in service or by donating materials for our arts and crafts section.
Please direct all questions pertaining to the Children's department to Billy Truong at (424) 262-4559
or message him on his Facebook Account

DONATIONS: Donations can be dropped off at 8am the morning before the event at our storage unit in South Central at 6033 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90001 or brought directly to Mac Arthur Park on the date of the event If you are unable to drop off at those times, please contact us for alternate drop off locations and dates.

QUESTIONS: You can message us directly on Facebook or contact (323)920-9-PAW or Claudia Perez 323-812-9836 (no texting) [email protected]

Looking forward to seeing you there!" — Claudia Perez, LA on Cloud9 President


**NON-VOLUNTEERS: If you or someone you know needs assistance, please come and join us for a free meal, clothes, pet items and anything else we may have at the event, we never turn anyone (that is in need) away from the event.**
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