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LA on Cloud 9 can exist only with the efforts of our amazing volunteers.  When you volunteer with LA on Cloud 9, you join many other people that are just like you.  Our volunteers are full of compassion and with a lot of love in their heart.

Please click on the tabs to the left for more information regarding volunteering.

CHECK-IN  8am – 8:30am

SETUP  8:30am – 10:00am

  • Canopies and tables are assembled
  • Accept donation drop-offs
  • Sort clothing by gender and age groups
  • Food setup

DISTRIBUTION  10am – 11:30am

  • People are greeted and given a hot meal
  • When available, toiletries are distributed
  • Clothing is displayed and distributed
  • Assistance is given out until we are completely out of food and clothing

CLEAN-UP  11:30am – 12pm

We have a few areas where you can volunteer:
Food Server
Pet Supply and Food Distribution area
Clothes Sorting
Line Control for the food, clothing or hair cuts
Arts & Craft monitor

Volunteer Interest Form

Please let us know what date(s) you would are interested to volunteer (required)

April 24, 2016 | May 22, 2016 | June 26, 2016 | July 24, 2016 | August 28, 2016 | September 25, 2016

Please note that all Monthly Community Picnics take place on the 4th Sunday of the month with the exception of November and December.


Are you bringing a group? How many will be in your group?



PLEASE PRINT, FILL OUT AND BRING A WAIVER FOR EACH PERSON WITH YOU TO THE EVENT

Volunteer Sections. Please let us know if you have a preference
Food ServerWater/Drink DistributionHygiene ProductsClothing SectionShoes and ToysPet Food & Supplies

Please let us know if you have any questions or comments

Liability Waiver

Please download, sign and bring a waiver for each participant.

Download Waiver

 

*Note for volunteers

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 are welcome to wear caps if you prefer.

All volunteers will be must follow these basic rules:

  • Please be respectful to our neighbors
  • Restrooms are available across the street by the soccer fields.  Restaurants nearby may have available restrooms for a fee of $1
  • All goods and services are exclusively for the Homeless and less fortunate.  This includes but not limited to clothing, hair cuts, arts and crafts and special event gifts for the children of the homeless or less fortunate.  Volunteers are encouraged to educate other volunteers that attempt to receive  goods or services for the homeless.  If you require assistance, please notify any board member of LA On Cloud 9.
  • Please dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Please wear sunscreen and/or hat
  • Please wear sanitary gloves while serving food.  We have gloves available at every event.

Things to bring

ALL OUTDOOR EVENT

WEATHER

Please be mindful of the weather.

On sunny days, please consider bringing the following:  Hat, sunscreen, closed-toe shoes.

On cold days, please consider bringing a hat, warm clothing.

TOPS

We have LA on Cloud 9 T-shirts available for sale at the event.  However, a black t-shirt is recommended.

How else can you help?

Helping is easy!  Here are a few ideas on how else you can help.


CLOTHING DRIVES

Many people have closets and drawers in their home that are filled with clothing they haven’t worn in years.  What better way to relieve closet space and help a per person in need of clothing than to remind people on what good they can do.

It’s easy!  Place a box at your place of work, church or gathering place to collect clothing for LA on Cloud 9.  Click on the button to download a flyer you can paste onto the box.
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OTHER ITEMS TO COLLECT

Blankets, Shoes


FOOD DRIVES

Food that is easily distributed like individually packaged goods allow us to distribute them easily.  It is important for us to be able to store them and package them in care packages or distribute them during our Monthly Community Events.

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MacArthur Park
2230 W 6th St, Los Angeles, Ca 90057

West of 7th St. & South of Park View St. in Los Angeles CA

Every 4th Sunday of the month

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DROP-OFF DONATIONS AT MONTHLY EVENTS

Our drop off times for clothing during our monthly events are from 8am-12pm.  Monthly events are every 4th Sunday (unless otherwise specified in our calendar)
The area for drop-offs can be found in the Location Map tab.  It is near the corner of 7th St. and Park View Ave.
You will see a blue sign where our volunteers can help you unload quickly.

DROP-OFF DONATIONS ON ALTERNATE DAYS

Every 4th Sunday, at 9:30 a.m.

Extra Space Storage

6033 S. Central Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90001, Space 39

Unfortunately, due to limited resources, we are unable to pickup any donations.

Please let us know if we can answer any questions.
or call (323) 920-9-PAW

Please let us know if you have any questions or comments
 

Donate

Help ensure the effective, efficient flow of assistance to our community and animals in need.

Clothing Drive

If you or your friends have any clothing, shoes or blankets that you no longer need, please consider donating them to people in need.

Bring A Dish

Bring your favorite dish!  There is always a high demand for meals each time.

Other Volunteer Opportunities