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‘Everyone Helps Everyone Wins’ During Big Sunday Weekend Event!

Founder and Executive Director of Big Sunday, David Levinson, stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to tell viewers about this year’s event where volunteers of every age and every walk of life work together to help others!

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2013

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Celebs, Angelenos Spend Christmas Helping The Needy

Celebrities and Angelenos alike are coming together Tuesday to give those in need a Christmas to remember.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/25/2012

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LA Mission Serves Up 76th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

The Los Angeles Mission, 303 E. Fifth Street, celebrated its 76th year providing more than 3,500 meals for the city’s homeless Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2012

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Mayor, Volunteers Honor Veterans With ‘Day Of Service’

On a day when Americans honor the sacrifice of former and active-duty servicemen and women, volunteers in West Los Angeles are giving back.


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Community Activists Get Out The Vote Before Election Day

Republican and Democratic community activists were getting out the vote Monday to make sure every last person turns out to the polls on Election Day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2012

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Recipient Of Wedding Wish A Convicted Felon

Earlier in the week we reported about the story of a man with a fatal disease getting married to the love of his life in a dream wedding donated by volunteers through a program. But now there are questions about whether the couple was eligible for the donation.


Volunteers help count the homeless population in Santa Monica (courtesy City of Santa Monica)

Hundreds Of Volunteers Needed For Homeless Count In Santa Monica

An estimated 200 volunteers are needed to help Santa Monica get an accurate count of its homeless population.

CBS Los Angeles–01/25/2012

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Hollywood’s ‘Guardian Angels’ Plan Extra Patrols Amid Fires

The Hollywood Chapter of the Guardian Angels is offering its volunteers in the hunt to find a suspected serial arsonist believed to be responsible for setting dozens of fires in the area.


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Need Up, Donations Way Down At Local Foodbanks

A group of young volunteers are doing what they can to put a dent in the mounting hunger in Los Angeles.


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‘It’s Not Rocket Science’: LAUSD Eyes Volunteers, Not Nurses For Insulin Shots

Nurses in the Los Angeles Unified school district voiced their opposition on Thursday to a plan to train volunteers to administer insulin to diabetic children in public schools.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/11/2011

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Thousands Lending A Helping Hand On ‘Big Sunday’

Thousands of volunteers are sprucing up hundreds of places this weekend as part of the annual “Big Sunday” event.


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Villaraigosa Joins Thousands For LA River Cleanup

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined thousands of volunteers hoping to spruce up the banks of the Los Angeles River Saturday.



The Call Is Out For Volunteer Fire Watchers In Local Mountains

Warm weather today reminds us all that fire season is upon us.


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Volunteers Sought To Help Clean Up King Harbor

Heal the Bay is looking for volunteers to help clean up the massive fish kill fouling Redondo Beach’s King Harbor.


A homeless person covers up on a bus stop bench before dawn October 12, 2007 in downtown Los Angeles. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Volunteers To Count LA’s Homeless

More than 5,000 volunteers have fanned out across the city and county of Los Angeles to count the homeless, in what officials say is the nation’s largest homeless census.