We recommend the following resources in the Los Angeles area.
Serve the City LA — A Day of Loving Los Angeles
Serve the City LA is a multi-church, city-wide, volunteer day that mobilizes people to support local organizations and meet community needs. You can make a donation to their work on their website.
Hope for LA — People in need of change, helping people in need of change
Hope for LA mobilizes people to serve the poor and marginalized through community organizations in Los Angeles. Hope for LA is the mercy and justice ministry of Pacific Crossroads Church.
PATH — People Assisting The Homeless
PATH is a family of agencies working together to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities throughout Southern California. They strive to do this by prioritizing housing while providing customized supportive services for people in need.
Apartment Life — building authentic friendships and develop lasting community
Apartment Life desires to be the change within apartment communities. They exist to foster environments where apartment residents can build quality relationships with their neighbors through a renewed focus on community. They are a faith-based, non-profit, organization that is motivated by the belief that every individual is created for community.