Stay Tuned for Details on Winter Outreach 2024

Winter Outreach 2023 Recap:

VOLUNTEER.
Register.

Join us for a day of learning, community and service. Together, we will engage in meaningful dialogue about the growing epidemic of poverty as we deliver hope and kindness

GIVE.
Build a life-saving kit.

Our kits are designed to nourish the body and spirit. Hand assembled and delivered by teams of passionate volunteers, Winter Outreach ensures that thousands of impoverished adults and children are seen, fed and nurtured

LEARN.
Poverty has a face and a name.


Where: 
Brentwood Presbyterian Church
12000 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Google map and directions

 


Come Learn and Help Provide Essential Aid

Attend a powerful Learning Experience while helping to get Winter Universal Care Kits assembled and delivered. Below is a list of dates along with a description of what we're doing on those dates. If you can attend and help, please click the "Register Now" buttons on this page and sign up.

Shifts and Descriptions

Friday, December 15, 2023: 9:00 AM – Noon: Winter Universal Care Kit Prep – Move items into prep/assembly areas, breakdown and assemble subunits for the main survival kit (Fellowship Hall)

Friday, December 15, 2023: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: *SHIFT IS FULL. PLEASE MAKE ANOTHER SELECTION*. Winter Outreach Prep – Prepare and assemble Women+Girls Health and Beauty Kit and Companion Dog and Companion Cat (brand new!) Kits (FH)

Friday, December 15, 2023: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Winter Universal Care Kit Prep - For Families and Youth – Giving Spirit “Family Time” – Created for families of youth from toddlers to teens (FH)

Friday, December 15, 2023: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Winter Universal Care Assembly - Build and start assembly line for distribution via Outreach on Saturday and Sunday (FH)

Saturday, December 16, 2023: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Winter Universal Care Assembly and attend Learning Experience #1 – "Homeless Youth - Our Future Abandoned and Vulnerable" – A powerful moderated integrated dialogue with experts and lived experienced storytellers focusing the most relevant issues in poverty and homelessness (FH and Garden Room – enter from Fellowship Hall)

Saturday, December 16, 2023: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM:  *SHIFT IS FULL. PLEASE MAKE ANOTHER SELECTION*  Winter Universal Care Assembly and attend Learning Experience #1 – "Homeless Youth - Our Future Abandoned and Vulnerable" - A powerful moderated integrated dialogue with experts and lived experienced storytellers focusing the most relevant issues in poverty and homelessness (FH and Garden Room -enter from Fellowship Hall)

Saturday, December 16, 2023 – 11:10 AM - 4:00 PM: Winter Direct Outreach Orientation, Training and Deployment – Join us in directly serving our unhoused in Downtown LA and in Venice. This is where the magic happens. We have set up separate orientations for each deployment location - see below.

1. Deployment to DTLA and the Downtown Women’s and LGBTQ+ Centers (Orientation 11:15 - 11:45 - Garden Room - enter from Fellowship Hall)

2. Deployment to Westside, WestLA and Venice (Orientation 12:00 - 12:45 - Garden Room - enter from Fellowship Hall)

Saturday, December 16, 2023: 1:30 - 4:30: Complete Assembly of Winter Universal Care Kits and attend Learning Experience #2 - "The Human Animal Bond: Veterans, Companion Animals and Navigating Homelessness" - powerful moderated integrated dialogue with experts and lived experienced storytellers focusing the most relevant issues in poverty and homelessness (FH and GR – enter from Fellowship Hall)

Sunday, December 17, 2023: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM: Winter Direct Outreach Orientation, Training and Deployment – Join us in directly serving our unhoused. Full training, orientation and deployment to SF Valley, South LA and remaining Westside, WestLA and DTLA areas (Fellowship Hall)

 


As we are restarting after a three-year hiatus, spaces will go quickly. If you have to cancel for any reason please let us know to allow others to participate. We will keep you updated if weather or other issues affect your participation.

Looking for a great team building event? Get your company, club, social group to sponsor/staff a shift. It will be the most rewarding fun your team will have this holiday. [email protected]

Veteran volunteer? If you would like to/able to drive and/or want to lead a team with us, contact Austin at [email protected]

Tell Your Friends! Please share about your volunteering on FacebookTwitter or Instagram. Encourage your friends to volunteer or donate. We need your help!

Need your funds! Winter Outreach is a foundational commitment to our unhoused neighbors by The Giving Spirit that needs your financial support. Please DONATE to support all we serve.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

With gratitude,

The Giving Spirit team