Give thanks by giving back this holiday season! From donating food to serving meals to the homeless, it’s easy to get involved and give back to others. The last half of the word Thanksgiving is in fact “giving”. So embrace the spirit of giving and pick one of our favorite places to volunteer on Thanksgiving in Los Angeles.
Food on Foot
Food on Foot is a non-profit organization who help the homeless of Los Angeles by providing meals, clothing, jobs and more to those in need. They will be distributing hot meals, bus tokens and sleeping bags to more than 350 people in Hollywood this Thanksgiving and are always looking for volunteers! From 2 – 5 pm on Thursday, you can help them feed the poor and homeless this season. To sign up to be a volunteer on Thanksgiving Day with Food on Foot, visit their website HERE.
Union Station Homeless Services
Union Station Homeless Services has been hosting holiday events for the homeless for 76 years now. This year, they will be holding Thanksgiving Dinner in the Park at Pasadena Central Park to provide thousands of meals for the homeless, low-income families, seniors and more. In addition to volunteering your time, you are also welcome to donate money, pies or anything on their Thanksgiving Wish List. For more information on how to volunteer or become a sponsor for this year’s event, visit their website HERE.
Los Angeles Mission Thanksgiving
Founded in 1936, the Los Angeles Mission has given more than 375,000 meals throughout the years. Not only do they serve meals to those in need, they also accept donations of food, clothing and gifts. Celebrities also make an appearance at several Los Angeles Mission events, helping serve more than 3,000 pounds of turkey to those on Skid Row in past years. You are also welcome to donate a Thanksgiving meal if you can’t be there in person. To volunteer or donate to this year’s Thanksgiving Day, visit their website HERE.
Whether you’re looking to serve meals to the homeless or simply donate food, there are so many places looking for volunteers on Thanksgiving Day in Los Angeles. What are you most thankful for this year?