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December 25 Day of Service

 

December 25 Day of Service

Join 500 community volunteers spreading a little love this holiday season to those who need it most. We have projects for all ages, from young to old, throughout Orange County. 

Make and serve meals, sing-a-longs, visit home-bound seniors, throw holiday parties, bake brownies, assemble and deliver hygiene kits, play bingo, and deliver holiday cheer to our community heroes and those in need.

Take a look at the grids below for volunteer and delivery opportunities.

 
Registration is now open. 

Spots fill up quickly. We encourage you to register as soon as possible.  

 

Volunteers

Organization Location Time Volunteers Needed Description Registration
Bubbe and Zayde's Santa Ana 12 - 2 p.m. 8 Play games with the residents. This event is good for families. Register here
Casa Youth Shelter Los Alamitos 9 - 10 a.m. 5 Play board games with residents. Volunteers must be 18 or older. Register here
Emerald Cove Huntington Beach 1 - 3 p.m. 1 Playing games and socializing with the residents. This event is good for families. Register here
Family shelter  Orange 7 - 10 a.m. 0 Make and serve breakfast for guests. Volunteer must be 13 or older. Registration is full
Fire Stations  JCC 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 0 Baking brownies at the JCC and then delivering to local fire and police stations. This is a great event for families with little kids. Registration is full
Fire Stations JCC 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. 15 Baking brownies at the JCC and then delivering to local fire and police stations. This is a great event for families with little kids. Register here
Fisher House Long Beach 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. 0 Make and serve breakfast for guests Registration is full
Friendship Shelter Laguna Beach 6 - 8 p.m. 3 Make and serve dinner for guests Register here
Heritage Pointe Mission Viejo  2 - 3:30 p.m. 0 Socializing with the residents and making sack lunches for the homeless. Registration is full
Heritage Pointe Mission Viejo  3:30 - 6 p.m.  2 Serve as waiters in the dining hall. Volunteers must be 21 or older.  Register here
Illumination Foundation - Recuperative Care Center  Midway City  8 - 10:30 a.m.  7 Make and serve breakfast for guests. Volunteers must be 18 or older. Register here
JCC Irvine 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. unlimited Participate in a variety of community service projects on site at the JCC. This is a great event for families with little kids. Register here
Laguna Beach Youth Shelter Laguna 9 - 11 a.m.  5 Make and serve breakfast, do an arts and crafts project with the residents. Volunteers must be 18 or older Register here
Lighthouse Church Costa Mesa 8:30 - 11 a.m. 15 Make and serve breakfast. This event is for members of JFFS NextGenOC. Minimum age is 5 Register here
Meadows Irvine 9 -11 a.m. 0 Cooking and setting up brunch Registration is full
Meadows Irvine 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 0 Serving brunch Registration is full
Potter's Lane Midway City 8 - 10:30 a.m. 10 Serve breakfast Register here
Ronald McDonald House Orange 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. 0 Making breakfast Registration is full
Salvation Army Santa Ana 6 - 9 a.m. 8 Make and serve breakfast. Volunteers must be 18 or older Register here 
The Tower Costa Mesa 1 - 3 p.m. 10 Playing games and socializing with the residents. This event is good for families. Register here
Tustin Youth Shelter Tustin 8-11 a.m. 5 Make and serve breakfast, do an arts and crafts project with the residents. Volunteers must be 18 or older Register here
Veteran's Outreach OC Garden Grove 8:30 -11 1 Cooking breakfast for veterans Register here
WISE Place Santa Ana 8:15 - 11:30 a.m. 2 Cooking and serving breakfast Register here

 

 Deliveries

Organization Location Time Volunteers needed Description Registration
Family Shelter Around OC 12 p.m. 0 Volunteers will pick up sack lunches from the JCC and deliver to the family shelter Registration is full
Fresh Beginnings Around OC 10:30 a.m. 8 cars Volunteers will pick up holiday food boxes and gifts at the JCC and deliver to families in need Register here
Meadows Around OC 11 a.m. 2 cars Volunteers will pick up cookies and brownies from the JCC to deliver to the Meadows Register here
Operation Warm Wishes Around OC 11 a.m. 0 Volunteers will pick up sack lunches and toiletry kits from the JCC and deliver to Operation Warm Wishes Registration is full
Southwest Community Center Around OC 12 p.m. 1 car Volunteers will pick up sack lunches from the JCC and deliver to the Southwest Community Center Register here
The Towers Around OC 12p.m. 0 Volunteers will pick up cookies and brownies from the JCC to deliver to the Tower Registration is full