Home for the Holidays

ARYZTA/La Brea Bakery/Otis Spunkmeyer provided a chef-prepared meal and gifts for 42 children on Santa’s ‘Nice’ list that brought smiles and laughs to all last holiday season.

ARYZTA/La Brea Bakery/Otis Spunkmeyer provided a chef-prepared meal and gifts for 42 children on Santa’s ‘Nice’ list that brought smiles and laughs to all last holiday season.

Nothing says home like family traditions, gift exchanges, and creating fun memories together!

This year, LA Family Housing will help thousands of people transition into permanent housing, but we need your help to make the holidays bright.

Donation Opportunities

Adopt a Family Holiday Kits
Empower parents and help them to create holiday magic for their children by donating a reusable shopping bag filled with household goods, festive decorations, and gift cards. Drop off by Monday, December 18th. Contact Terry: TLotka@lafh.org.

Gift Cards & Toys
Help line the shelves of our "Wishmart" - Santa's special store for kids and teens receiving services at LAFH. Buy a new toy, or give a $20 Target gift card, and provide the opportunity for over 300 children to choose their gifts at our LAFH Winter Wonderland. Drop off by Thursday, Dec. 144th. Contact Terry: TLotka@lafh.org.

Thanksgiving Bags
Give the gift of tradition and donate a reusable shopping bag filled with Thanksgiving food items and a $20 gift card for a turkey. Drop off by Thursday, November 16th. See the full list of items here or contact Terry for more information: TLotka@lafh.org

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7 Days of Giving & 12 Days of Christmas Meal Sponsorships
Make a meal merry and bright for over 250 adults transitioning out of homelessness. Sponsor a meal at to help us provide 7 days of Thanksgiving meals from November 19th-25th or twelve days of festive meals from December 14th-25th for our residents at Bridge Housing. December 14th-25th. Visit lafh.org/meals for more information.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Winter Wonderland Holiday Party
Help us host a festive holiday party for over 200 of our families on Sunday, December 17th. Sponsor an activity station or act as a personal shopper "elf" in our "Wishmart" - a special store where children and teens can choose their own presents. Contact Angel: ALu@lafh.org.

Tree Trimming Parties
Host a community celebration at one of our buildings. Donate $200 and bring food, play games, and kick off the holiday season! Contact Angel: ALu@lafh.org.

Serve a Meal
Work alongside our kitchen staff and interact with our adult residents of Bridge Housing! Great for volunteers age 15 and up. Contact Steven: volunteer@lafh.org.



Thank you for filling the holidays with cheer for families and individuals in our programs. You sponsored meals, organized parties, collected donations, and gave our residents a sense of community. We appreciate all of your contributions to the holiday season. Thank you for making a house a home!
— LAFH Staff & Clients

To schedule a tour or learn more about any of our volunteer opportunities contact our Volunteer Services Coordinator at volunteer@lafh.org.