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November 2018

Westside Thanksgiving NOV 2018

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
West Los Angeles Civic Center, 1645 Corinth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States
Free

An event this size takes a lot of hard work. Take a few hours and join thousands of others in making this a wonderful, fun celebration. It’s an experience you won’t soon forget. You don't need to work the whole time, join us for what you can. RSVP below if you can join us. THANKSGIVING DAY Plan to arrive 1/2 hour early for the shift you have been assigned so you'll have time to park and go through orientation. All volunteers…

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October 2018

Ronald McDonald House Oct 2018

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portland East Ronald McDonald House, 2620 N. Commercial Avenue
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Gamers for Good will be serving Ronald McDonald house Portland with an in-service day. We will address of any todo's on the house list, so the families that stay there feel cared for and taken care of. Our Portland and Bend Ronald McDonald Houses are built on the simple idea that nothing else should matter when a family is focused on the health of their child—not where they will get their next meal or where they will sleep. Our volunteers…

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Compton Initiative Workday Oct 2018

October 20 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with the Compton Initiative for their fall workday. RSVP below to let us know you'll be joining us. Come out and get your hands dirty with us! Let's work for restoration and beautification in the Compton community. It's time again to just do good! Join over 1,500 other volunteers in painting schools, homes, churches, murals, block -clean ups and gardens in Compton! Here is a quick video from summer 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFPYAGjTQgw

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September 2018

Gamers for Good volunteers with Habitat for Humanity Saturday, September 22nd 2018 2-6PM

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 10445 SE Cherry Blossom Dr
Portland, OR 97216 United States
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Gamers for Good volunteers this Sept with Habitat for Humanity Saturday, September 22nd 2-6PM Gamers for Good will be donating some time with the Habitat for Humanity PDX Metro ReStore, who are helping eliminate poverty housing one used hammer, door, washing machine, couch, or toilet at a time! What to Wear: Long Pants and closed-toe shoes. Prohibited attire: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, open-toed or high-heeled shoes. ALL volunteers must bring a signed Habitat for Humanity Waiver. Volunteers under 18…

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Sort Food with the LA Regional Food Bank: Sept 2018

September 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
LA Regional Food Bank, 1734 East 41st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90058 United States
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What: Gamers for Good will be donating some time with the LA Regional Food bank to help get food ready to go out to those in need. When: Sat Sept 15 8:30am to 12 Noon Where: 1734 E. 41st St Los Angeles, CA USA 90058 Map available here What to Wear: Casual attire and closed-toe shoes. Prohibited attire: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, open-toed or high-heeled shoes. ALL volunteers must bring a signed L.A. Regional Food Bank Release Form. Volunteers…

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August 2018

Central Texas Food Bank Aug 2018

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central Texas Food Bank, 6500 Metropolis Dr.
Austin, OR 78744 United States
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Bond with old friends and co-workers, or meet new people with common interests, all while helping ensure the food we distribute is safe and healthy. Volunteers work independently and in teams to inspect, clean, sort, box and make donated food ready to go out to our Partner Agencies and the folks they serve. Warehouse volunteers must be age 8 and up in order to serve with the Central Texas Food Bank. Individual youth volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied…

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Meal Service Mission at The Church of St. Francis Xavier Aug 2018

August 19 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Xavier Mission, 55 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Gamers for Good will be volunteering at Mission at The Church of St. Francis Xavier meal service on Sunday afternoon. You’ll be performing tasks such as: Putting hot meal items (entrée, bread, juice, coffee, dessert, etc.) on trays Working at food stations giving out extras—e.g., coffee, bread, water, etc. Washing, rinsing, and drying trays At 3:00, cleaning the tables and chairs and sweeping the floors

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Oregon Food Bank Aug 2018

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Oregon Food Bank, 7900 NE 33rd Drive
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Join Gamers for Good and help Oregon Food Bank in their mission to eliminate hunger and its root causes. Unpack and sort donated food destined for agencies that directly serve low income people in Oregon. Your presence makes a huge difference, and, it's a lot of fun! Please wear closed-toed, closed-heeled shoes, and clothing you wouldn't mind getting just a little dirty. Please note: OFB's highest need is often in the Perishable Repack Room, which is temperature controlled at about…

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July 2018

G4G volunteers @ Potluck in the Park July 2018

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
OR United States + Google Map

Join Gamers for Good as we serve with Potluck in the Park feeding Portland's hungry @O'Bryant Square. Potluck in the Park is an all volunteer organization that has served a free hot meal to anyone in need since 1991. Most importantly, each volunteer strives to treat everyone at the meal with dignity, respect, friendliness and kindness. Volunteers and guests come from all walks of life, diverse groups who normally would not mix share a community project by serving a meal.…

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Compton Initiative Workday July 2018

July 21 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with the Compton Initiative for their summer workday. RSVP below to let us know you'll be joining us. Come out and get your hands dirty with us! Let's work for restoration and beautification in the Compton community. It's time again to just do good! Join over 1,500 other volunteers in painting schools, homes, churches, murals, block -clean ups and gardens in Compton! Here is a quick video from summer 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFPYAGjTQgw

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June 2018

Good+ Foundation Warehouse June 2018

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Good+ Foundation, 4505 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 105
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
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Free

Gamers for Good will be volunteering at the Good+ Foundation warehouse.Volunteers are the heart of GOOD+ Foundation to keep administrative costs low by donating their time to help the small staff sort, stuff and bundle the 2 million+ items we receive each year. GOOD+ Foundation (formerly Baby Buggy) is a nonprofit organization that partners with a national network of leading programs to break the cycle of family poverty through the power of essential children’s products and life-changing family services. GOOD+ Foundation…

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May 2018

G4G volunteers @ Potluck in the Park May 2018

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
in front of the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)., 750 NW Glisan St
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Join Gamers for Good as we serve with Potluck in the Park feeding Portland's hungry @O'Bryant Square. Potluck in the Park is an all volunteer organization that has served a free hot meal to anyone in need since 1991. Most importantly, each volunteer strives to treat everyone at the meal with dignity, respect, friendliness and kindness. Volunteers and guests come from all walks of life, diverse groups who normally would not mix share a community project by serving a meal.…

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2nd Harvest OC Food Bank May 2018

May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
2nd Harvest OC Food bank, 8014 Marine Way
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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The Impact of Your Volunteer Experience  Volunteers are the heart and soul of Second Harvest. You bring our mission to life and make up the equivalent of ~40% of our workforce – we literally cannot accomplish our mission without you! Help us in our mission to end hunger in Orange County by sorting and packaging donated food items in our food distribution center All food is ultimately distributed to individuals and families in need in Orange County Together we are…

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April 2018

Wayfinder Paralympic Games (Junior Blind Olympics) April 2018

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wayfair Family Services, 5300 Angeles Vista Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043 United States
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Youth with disabilities succeed in athletics at the Wayfinder Paralympic Games. Schools and playgrounds often lack adapted activities.Athletes come from California, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and elsewhere to compete in such events as rowing, shot put, 100-yard dash, archery, rock wall climbing and the long jump, among others. But at the Wayfinder Paralympic Games, these youth can shine! Formerly known as the Junior Blind Olympics, this event has been offering athletic opportunities to youth with disabilities for more than a decade.…

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Gamers for Good volunteers at Willamette River SOLVE IT Earth Day April 2018

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Willamette River Portland, OR, 1626 SE Water Ave
Portland, OR 97214-3336 United States
Free

Volunteer locally in Portland area on 4/21 with Gamers for Good and be part of Oregon's largest Earth Day event! Since 1990, SOLVE IT for Earth Day volunteers have removed more than 15 million pounds of invasive plants and litter from illegal dumpsites, neighborhoods, and natural areas. Join thousands of other volunteers at over 150 different project sites throughout Oregon to make a difference and improve our environment. Let’s give the Willamette River spring cleaning for Earth Day with SOLVE!…

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March 2018

Revitalizing the Ballona Wetlands: Mar 2018

March 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ballona Wetlands, 303 Culver Blvd.
Playa Del Ray, CA 90293 United States
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RSVP to volunteer below Gamers for Good will help support conservation efforts at the Ballona Wetlands. Volunteers help restore native habitat by planting species grown from seedlings, and developing a nursery to supply future plants for the wetlands, and remove non-native plants and trash throughout the wetlands. Volunteers should wear pants, a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes. Please bring water, gloves, a hat and sun protection. Tools (shovels, axes, shears, etc.) will be provided.

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Oregon Food Bank March 2018

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oregon Food Bank, 7900 NE 33rd Drive
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Free

Join Gamers for Good and help Oregon Food Bank in their mission to eliminate hunger and its root causes. Unpack and sort donated food destined for agencies that directly serve low income people in Oregon. Your presence makes a huge difference, and, it's a lot of fun! Please wear closed-toed, closed-heeled shoes, and clothing you wouldn't mind getting just a little dirty. Please note: OFB's highest need is often in the Perishable Repack Room, which is temperature controlled at about…

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February 2018

SCC California Native Plant Society Feb 2018

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pointe Vicente Interpretive Center, 31501 Palos Verdes Dr. W.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 United States
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Come join Gamers for Goodfor a volunteer day in the native plant garden at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center. Get outdoors by helping with our oceanside garden. Participants learn about native California plants and valuable gardening skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Close-toed shoes are required and please bring sun protection and water.

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Friend of Trees planting February 2018

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
St Luke’s Episcopal Church, 426 East 4th Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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Saturday Tree Planters Tree planters are our flagship volunteer role and help plant trees at weekend events October through April! We welcome people of all ages and abilities. No previous experience necessary. We provide gloves, tools and guidance … just dress appropriately for the weather, prepare to get a little dirty, and wear sturdy shoes or boots (knee-high rubber boots are ideal if you have them). Youth Volunteers: Waiver Requirement We welcome volunteers under the age of 18 at all…

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January 2018

Hermosa Beach clean up Jan 2018

January 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Hermosa Beach, 1300 Hermosa Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 United States
Free

Come on down to Hermosa Beach and Serve it Up. This is an opportunity for locals to share their community with others. We'll be layering a beach clean up with a volleyball tournament and beach games. This clean up is in association with Heal the Bay. The Volleyball Tournament: The volleyball tournament will raise money for an individual fighting cancer and Lunges4Lungs awareness lunge to spread awareness. Volunteers aren't required to donate or participate in the volleyball tournament. There will…

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December 2017

One Voice Holiday Program Dec 2017

December 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Barker Hangar, Close 3021 Airport Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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  There are multiple days and opportunities to help with the efforts. We are primarily focusing on the event on Saturday morning. https://www.onevoice-la.org/holiday-program/ The Holiday Food Program takes place over the course of 4 days and nights. The first night over 2,000 volunteers gather at the Barker Hangar to sort food for our 2,500 families. The second night we fill food boxes and load the over 5,000 boxes and bags of food into trucks that will go to the various…

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November 2017

Westside Thanksgiving NOV 2017

November 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
West Los Angeles Civic Center, 1645 Corinth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States
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Free

An event this size takes a lot of hard work. Take a few hours and join thousands of others in making this a wonderful, fun celebration. It’s an experience you won’t soon forget. You don't need to work the whole time, join us for what you can. RSVP below if you can join us. THANKSGIVING DAY Plan to arrive 1/2 hour early for the shift you have been assigned so you'll have time to park and go through orientation. All volunteers…

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October 2017

La Mirada Helping Hands Oct 2017

October 28, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
La Mirada Resource Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd
La Mirada, CA 90638 United States
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Gamers for Good will be volunteering at the Helping Hands program in La Mirada. The Helping Hands program provides free services to elderly, low-income, and disabled residents. Service includes landscape maintenance and minor exterior home repairs through the use of volunteers. Community volunteers meet at the Resource Center at 8:30 a.m. IMPORTANT NOTES: *All volunteers need a special event waiver. Volunteers ages 11-17 must have a signed waiver by a parent or guardian and be accompanied by an adult. Waiver…

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Good+ Foundation Warehouse Oct 2017

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Good+ Foundation, 4505 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 105
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
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Gamers for Good will be volunteering at the Good+ Foundation warehouse.Volunteers are the heart of GOOD+ Foundation to keep administrative costs low by donating their time to help the small staff sort, stuff and bundle the 2 million+ items we receive each year. GOOD+ Foundation (formerly Baby Buggy) is a nonprofit organization that partners with a national network of leading programs to break the cycle of family poverty through the power of essential children’s products and life-changing family services. GOOD+ Foundation…

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August 2017

LA Works: Pop Up Day of Service August 2017

August 19, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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For this event, L.A. Works will create “stations” for teams of volunteers to rotate through with nonprofit leaders facilitating activities and interactive learning opportunities at each location. Stations may include activities like sorting food or clothing donations; assembling hygiene kits; making blankets; and education and action for advocacy/voting/legislation. The event will include advocacy workshops designed to raise awareness and activate year-round collective civic engagement towards solving the city’s chronic homeless crisis. RSVP below if you can join us.   We…

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July 2017

Gamers For Good: The Compton Initiative Workday July 2017

July 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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For over 10 years, we've been cleaning, painting and healing Compton, CA. Join us and let's #JustDoGood together! MEETING PLACE: the Compton Court House 400 S. Acacia Ave. Compton 90220 ==THINGS TO EXPECT/BRING:== 1) This is mostly manual labor. 2) Expect to get dirty: wear clothes you're okay with getting paint on, dirt, hugs, etc. 3) Bring plenty of water: we're gonna be outside. 4) Speakers are not discouraged, but use your best judgment about playing (Kids will be there, etc.) 5)…

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June 2017

United Way: Stamp Out Hunger Food Sorting June 2017

June 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Help feed hungry students this summer! During the summer months, free and reduced school lunch programs are not readily available to the children who need it most. Join us as we help sort food collected from the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.   We set a national record last year with more than 1.5 million pounds of food collected and sorted. Volunteers make it all possible! Help us fight hunger by volunteering for just one short shift. During a…

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May 2017

Compton Initiative Workday May 2017

May 6, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with the Compton Initiative for their winter workday. RSVP below to let us know you'll be joining us. Come out and get your hands dirty with us! Let's work for restoration and beautification in the Compton community. It's time again to just do good! Join over 1,500 other volunteers in painting schools, homes, churches, murals, block -clean ups and gardens in Compton! Here is a quick video from summer 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFPYAGjTQgw

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April 2017

Celebrate Earth Day: Revitalizing the Ballona Wetlands: Apr 2017

April 22, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ballona Wetlands, 303 Culver Blvd.
Playa Del Ray, CA 90293 United States
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Free

RSVP to volunteer below Gamers for Good will help support conservation efforts at the Ballona Wetlands. Volunteers help restore native habitat by planting species grown from seedlings, and developing a nursery to supply future plants for the wetlands, and remove non-native plants and trash throughout the wetlands. Volunteers should wear pants, a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes. Please bring water, gloves, a hat and sun protection. Tools (shovels, axes, shears, etc.) will be provided.

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January 2017

Compton Initiative Workday January 2017

January 28, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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Free

Gamers for Good is partnering with the Compton Initiative for their winter workday. RSVP below to let us know you'll be joining us. Come out and get your hands dirty with us! Let's work for restoration and beautification in the Compton community. It's time again to just do good! Join over 1,500 other volunteers in painting schools, homes, churches, murals, block -clean ups and gardens in Compton! Here is a quick video from summer 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFPYAGjTQgw

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