What Can I Do? Campaign A campaign to raise awareness and compassion about homelessness through art and social actioninfo@whatcanidocampaign.org

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GROWTH: Remember Mike’s Rule

Remember Mike’s Rule: Treat each other with total kindness, for we have no idea what pain one carries around.

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GROWTH: Reach Out to Someone Today

Go out of your way to help a child, a homeless person, or an animal in need.

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GROWTH: Buy “Children of War”

Please buy the book CHILDREN OF WAR: The Mike Rodriguez Story, read it, and pass it on to someone who it will help or inspire to change. A portion of each sale is dedicated to a scholarship fund in Mike’s name to help youth achieve their personal and professional goals.

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Call to Action

We will be posting our weekly Call to Action in the What Can You Do section. Please check back weekly to get inspired! Looking to learn more?  Be sure to check out the links on our Resources Page.  Other great resources can be found on the website for Rachel Fleischer’s film Without A Home. The What […]

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Step Up on Second: Donate Art Supplies

Looking for a little way to bring piece of mind to someone in need? Donate Art supplies to Step Up on Second or their junior program at Daniel’s Place. Have materials you can donate to make a difference? Contact program director Rachael Stone at Rachael@stepuponsecond.org

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Step Up on Second: Come Paint with Us!

Come share your skills by volunteering to Paint a Mural with us at Daniel’s Place! A subsidiary of Step Up on Second, Daniel’s Place functions as a drop-in center for transitional age youth located in Santa Monica Contact program director Rachael Stone at Rachael@stepuponsecond.org to learn more about volunteering.

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Step Up on Second: Follow Us!

Join/like/follow Step Up on Second on Facebook and Twitter! Visit us at www.stepuponsecond.org to learn more about our mission and programs.

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Step Up on Second: Come See a Movie!

Come see the film WITHOUT A HOME at a free screening in Santa Monica and make a love offering to help support Step Up on Second. Meet the Director – Free Film Screening Sunday August 18th @ 7pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Santa Monica 1260 18th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404 Love Offerings in the […]

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Create Now: The Wish List!

Just can’t find the time?  You can still help by donating materials and equipment for our programs! To help better serve the creative youth of tomorrow, Create Now always accepts in kind donations such as guitars, keyboards, art supplies such as drawing pads, paints, markers and easels. Laptops and computers that work are needed, as […]

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Create Now: Fundraise your way!

Can you help raise essential funds by seeking donations from your friends and associates?  Encourage them to donate their birthday, wedding and other significant gifts as donations.  What better gift than the satisfaction that you can reach homeless children and help them find their talents through our therapeutic arts programs.  We always appreciate donated items […]

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Create Now: Teach Art and Music!

Though great artists like Blake Collins donate their time and energy, we always need more mentors at Create Now.  Volunteer teach a variety of arts, especially guitar, music recording, theatre and dance. Create Now can help you to mentor homeless kids close to your neighborhood. We’ll give you the training and materials you need, and […]

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Create Now: Spread the Word!

Create Now needs you to spread the word!  Tell everyone about what a great organization we are and the terrific work that we’re doing to help thousands of “forgotten children” share their story through art and music. Join us on Twitter and Facebook and spread the word. If you know any journalists, producers, bloggers, publicists, […]

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Create Now: Pledge to Win “general euphemisms”

Artist and musician Blake Collins has generously offered to give away this stunning collage inspired by the wonderful and inspiring work of Create Now. Create Now transforms the lives of youth in need through arts mentoring and experiences. Pledge to Blake’s campaign and your donation will also go to support Create Now! One lucky winner […]

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Create Now: Crowdsourced on Pledge Music!

Why help just one great cause, when you can help two at the same time?  When you donate to Blake Collins on Pledge Music, a portion of your donation will automatically go to support Create Now, a non-profit organization in Los Angeles that provides art and music programs to underprivileged youth. Just like the collage […]

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Piece by Piece: Host A Sale

For the true art connoisseur, support Piece by Piece and host an art sale in your home, gallery or other facility. Contact Dawn Mendelson dawnmendelson@earthlink.net if you or one of your business associates are interested in hosting a private sale.

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Piece by Piece: Buy Artwork

Support our artists by purchasing their artwork. Take a look at Piece by Piece on Etsy! You can either select from pieces already created, or commission a large or small work. Looking to promote your business or add public art to your local community?  Check out our Large Commissions and Public Art and read testimonies […]

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Piece by Piece: Volunteer

Looking to make a difference in the New Year?  We need individuals to help in workshops (prepare materials and organizing supplies) and with special events and sales. Learn more on our website or contact Dawn Mendelson at dawnmendelson@earthlink.net

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Piece by Piece: Donate Materials

We need pencils and drawing pads; rolls of paper; acrylic paints; tools (such as files, tile nippers, glass cutters); safety glasses; nitrile gloves; adhesives such as white glue and thinset mortar; and scrap ceramic tile and stained glass.  See more at http://www.piecebypiece.org/inkind.html You can also make a cash donation on our website to help us […]

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Home For Good: Volunteer for the 2013 Homeless Count!

Every two years the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) conducts a county wide homeless count. Homeless counts tell us how many homeless neighbors we have in LA County on any given night. Here are the Top 3 Reasons to Count: 1.    Understand the Situation: Homeless counts tell us who is living on the streets […]

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Home For Good: Participate in HomeWalk

HomeWalk is United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ annual 5K walk/run to raise funds for and awareness of homelessness in Los Angeles. Last year, Kobe Bryant served as the event’s Honorary Chair and 10,000 participates came together to raise more than $400,000 to help fund permanent housing solutions to homelessness. This year, HomeWalk will take […]

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Home For Good: Advocate!

Support policy change that will help end homelessness. Take action on the latest local, state, or federal policy work. Home For Good is currently fighting against the Community Care Facilities Ordinance (CCFO), an ordinance that will eliminate shared housing in single family neighborhoods in the City of Los Angeles. If passed, this ordinance will put thousands of […]

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Home For Good: Sign On!

Sign on to support Home For Good and do what you can to help end chronic and veteran homelessness – volunteering, advocating, donating, or helping us spread the word. Click HERE to sign on to support the 5-year Action Plan to end chronic and Veteran homelessness.

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LA United Way: Get Involved Today!

Get Involved! Whether it’s by giving, volunteering, or advocating – everybody is welcome! There are many ways to get involved with @LAUnitedWay! Whether by giving, volunteering, or advocating, all are welcome! Take Action on our website http://www.unitedwayla.org/take-action/ Connect with us to find out about opportunities to join @LAUnitedWay in our mission to create pathways out […]

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LA United Way: Connect with Us!

Connect With Us! Engage with @LAUnitedWay and join our mailing list at http://www.unitedwayla.org/connect/ Come join our story! Like us on Facebook to keep up with our stories and find opportunities for where you can get involved. Are you following @LAUnitedWay on Twitter yet?  Do it now and share your LA United Way experience with all your […]

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Without A Home

Without A Home

Without A Home is a documentary film about homelessness in Los Angeles and a proud partner of the What Can I Do? Campaign

www.WithoutAHomeFilm.com

FEATURED ARTIST
Krystal Villanueva for Mike Rodriguez
FEATURED ORGANIZATION
GROWTH Foundation
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