Be Faith in Action on Saturday April 4
Join us for our 8th Annual Day of Volunteering
The day begins with 8:00am Mass, sending all volunteers onward with a blessing.
Project leaders meet volunteers on the AMC Plaza, in front of the Welcome Center, at 8:30am.
Questions: Contact Jim Kaltsas, Social Justice and Outreach Chair
Review the list of projects below and then Sign Up Here!
Age restriction: 16 and older
8:00am - 3:00pm
Meet at the job-site at 8:00am (21247 Moneta Ave, Carson) to work on new home construction. Activities include using power tools, being on ladders for roofing, possible painting and gardening. No experience required.
Bring a lunch. Water will be provided.
Everyone who wants to participate must register online in advance; logistical info and link to register with Habitat for Humanity will then be mailed to you.
Senior Home Visit (limited to 15) All ages welcome!
8:30am - 11:00am, Hermosa Beach
The Life & Family Ministry will lead a group to the Sunrise Assisted Living Center in Hermosa Beach to visit residents, read to them, play cards, participate in various activities.
Young children need supervision by parents or guardians.
Fill Easter Baskets for kids in Olive Crest Foster Care (lots of volunteers needed!) All ages-kids & families-welcome!
- 8:30am - 11:00am, O'Donnell Hall
Join Life & Family Ministry as we assemble and fill 350 Easter Baskets and 2000 Easter eggs for Olive Crest children in foster care. (Filling the Easter eggs is a great project for younger children.)
- Drivers are needed (beginning approx 11am) to transport baskets & then unload to the Olive Crest Center in Bellflower - this is a great project for families w/older kids and teens.
We need help filling the Easter baskets, visit our Amazon Wish List - add items to your cart and have them shipped directly to American Martyrs!
Would you be interested in learning about more projects like this, outside of Day of Volunteering? Contact Deb through her email below.
Hearts for the Hungry, St. Lawrence of Brindisi All ages welcome!
Project #1: 8:30 - 9:15am, AMCC campus
Volunteers will make sandwiches and assemble lunch bags (chips, fruit, etc.) and toiletry packages (shampoo/conditioner/toothpaste/soap.)
Project #2: 9:15 - 10:30am, St. Lawrence of Brindisi in Watts
Deliver and distribute lunches/toiletries/clothes & children's books and participate in book reading to children at St. Lawrence of Brindisi.
Star House - STAR House provides a place for developmentally disabled adults to live and thrive.
Age restriction: 16 and older
9:00-12:00noon (5 volunteers needed)
We will work at one of their home located in Torrance performing manual labor or other tasks as needed. This could include gardening, painting, general fixing and other such activities. Materials to bring: Work clothes, gloves, boots, hat, water (lunch will be provided).
Heal the Bay Beach Cleanup An all-age, family project.
9:00am - 11:00am, Manhattan Beach
Volunteers meet at the foot of Manhattan Beach pier by the bike path/lifeguard tower.
Waivers will be distributed and filled out before the clean-up. Gloves and bags will be supplied. Bring own sunscreen and water.
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
Age restriction: 14 and older
Meet at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank (2825 E. Street, Vernon, CA) at 8:30am to assemble food packages for children and seniors in need.
40 Days for Life
St. Vincent de Paul Bundle "Saturday"
8:30am - 1:00pm
The "Bundle" truck will be here to collect your useable clothing and useable household items. They are also in great need of furniture and large appliances.
Call them for home pick-up of these heavy items, 323-224-6280 or 800-97-HELP-1. Find more info about St. Vincent de Paul here.
Ten Thousand Villages
10:00am - 6:00pm
Come to the store (1907 S. Catalina Ave., in the Riviera Village area of Redondo Beach) to learn more about how the store’s mission to help artisans in developing countries through fair trade, and find out more about volunteering on a regular basis.
Shop all day on Saturday, April 4 - 10% of sales by AMC shoppers will be donated back to the church through the Matthew 25 Ministry.