Be Faith in Action on Saturday March 24
Join us for our 6th Annual Day of Volunteering
The day begins with 8:00am Mass, sending all volunteers onward with a blessing.
Project leaders meet volunteers in the AMC parking lot 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, Long Beach
Meet at 1950 Henderson Ave. in Long Beach at 8:00am to work on an existing home in need of repair. Activities include using power tools, sledge hammers (for demolition), being on ladders for roofing, possible painting and gardening.
Bring water and a lunch.
Senior Home Visit (limited to 15) All ages welcome!
8:30am - 11:00am, Hermosa Beach PROJECT IS FULL!
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.
"Sweet Cases" for Foster Kids (40 volunteers needed!) All ages welcome!
8:30am - 11:00am, Parish House PROJECT IS FULL!
Often, Foster Kids are given a black plastic bag with all their belongings. Join Life & Family Ministry as we assemble and decorate quality duffel bags for Foster Kids in our community.
Hearts for the Hungry, St. Lawrence of Brindisi All ages welcome!
Project #1: 8:30 - 9:15am, AMCC campus PROJECT IS FULL!
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 PROJECT IS FULL!
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) PROJECT IS FULL!
Repair patio, spread out sand and reinstall bricks. Materials to bring: Work clothes, gloves, boots, hat, water
(lunch and snacks 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.
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, March 24 - 10% of sales by AMC shoppers will be donated back to the church through the Matthew 25 Ministry.