What we're about

Purpose: Our group was started to help people find opportunities to volunteer in the San Jose area while meeting others with similar interests.

Who should join: People who have a heart for serving the poor and are not afraid to interact with those who live in homeless camps in downtown San Jose.

Who we serve: Our Group focuses on Volunteer events to service the poor in San Jose.

What we believe: The ripple effects of kindness can transform our community.

Types of events:
1. Feeding the homeless
2. Serving the poor
3. Literacy

Attendance Policy:

The event host works hard to make this event happen. Please do not be a no-show or last minute cancellation. With your RSVP you are confirming that you are going. We understand things happen, but please be considerate and do your best to make it.

Upcoming events (5+)

Preparing & Serving Lunch at LifeMoves Homeless Shelter

LifeMoves | Commercial Street Inn

Preparing lunch at LifeMoves Homeless shelter in Downtown San Jose. What we do day of: 1. Bring the food we bought to the Shelter to prepare meal. 2. Arrive no later than 10:00 am Saturday to receive a cooking/prep assignment. 3. Prepare and Serve lunch for approximately 30 - 60 people. 4. Clean up kitchen and dining hall. 5. If you are late (arrive after 10:00 am) there may not be anything for you to do. We will need your help with: 1. Making lunch at Homeless Shelter. 2. Serving lunch at Homeless Shelter in downtown San Jose homeless 3. Cleaning up the kitchen and dining Hall 4. Donating $ and I will buy everything. (donation not required) Schedule: 10:00 am – 11:45 am Prepare meal 11:45 am – 12:00 pm Set up dining hall 12:00 pm – 1:00 am Serve Lunch 1:00 pm – 1:30 am Clean Up Lunch Menu: 1. TBD 2. TBD 3. Green Salad 4. Fruit Salad 5. Juice/Fruit Punch

Preparing & Serving Brown Bag Lunches to Homeless Living Along Guadalupe River

Come join us and pitch in to give back to our community! We are a group of people drawn together by a common desire to serve others, to use our time, talent and resources to advocate for and help those in our community who need it most. We believe in the value of every individual and the compound effects kindness and generosity. In the midst of the wealthy Silicon Valley, we recognize that many have been left behind. Collectively, through the ripple effects of simple acts of service, we believe we can profoundly create a shift in this reality. Our mission is to bring people and resources together to meet the needs of the underserved in our community, specifically the homeless, houseless and those in risk of becoming so in the Silicon Valley. What we do day of: 1. Just bring yourselves at 9:00 am Saturday morning 2. Meet at our home in West San Jose (near Campbell) at 9:00 am to assemble the lunches. (Address given to those attending the event) 3. Bring a donation for bag lunches (chips, snack size, granola bars, bottled waters, apple sauce or fruit in a cup (optional) 4. Bring donation for toiletry kits, tooth brushes, soaps, underwear, socks, lotion, Bath wipes (optional) We will need your help to: 1. Make sandwiches together 2. Pack[masked] lunches 3. Hand out lunches, toiletry kits and hot coffee in downtown SJ homeless camps near Guadalupe river. Schedule: 9:00 am – 10:00 am Prepare lunches 10:00 am – 10:15 am Load lunches and wagons in vehicles 10:15 am – 10:30 am Travel to down town san Jose 10:30 am – 11:45 pm Distribute lunches and toiletry kits 11:45 am – 12:00 Travel back to Muindi home What goes in the lunches: 1. A good ham or turkey sandwich (one you’d eat yourself/lots of meat) 2. A bag of chips 3. Fruit 4. Cookies 5. Bottle water What they need and are starting to do. 1. Socks 2. Underwear 3. Toothbrush/toothpaste 4. Small packs of body wipes So, if you can also donate and bring some of these items with you on event day, it will be much appreciated!

Preparing & Serving Lunch at LifeMoves Homeless Shelter

LifeMoves | Commercial Street Inn

Preparing lunch at LifeMoves Homeless shelter in Downtown San Jose. All volunteers must be over 18 and sign a volunteer registration form the morning of event. What we do day of: 1. Bring the food we bought to the Shelter to prepare meal. 2. Arrive no later than 10:00 am Saturday to receive a cooking/prep assignment. 3. Prepare and Serve lunch for approximately 30 - 60 people. 4. Clean up kitchen and dining hall. 5. If you are late (arrive after 10:00 am) there may not be anything for you to do. We will need your help with: 1. Making lunch at Homeless Shelter. 2. Serving lunch at Homeless Shelter in downtown San Jose homeless 3. Cleaning up the kitchen and dining Hall 4. Donating $ and I will buy everything. (donation not required) Schedule: 10:00 am – 11:45 am Prepare meal 11:45 am – 12:00 pm Set up dining hall 12:00 pm – 1:00 am Serve Lunch 1:00 pm – 1:30 am Clean Up Lunch Menu: 1. TBD 2. TBD 3. Green Salad 4. Fruit Salad 5. Juice/Fruit Punch

Preparing & Serving Brown Bag Lunches to Homeless Living Along Guadalupe River

Come join us and pitch in to give back to our community! We are a group of people drawn together by a common desire to serve others, to use our time, talent and resources to advocate for and help those in our community who need it most. We believe in the value of every individual and the compound effects kindness and generosity. In the midst of the wealthy Silicon Valley, we recognize that many have been left behind. Collectively, through the ripple effects of simple acts of service, we believe we can profoundly create a shift in this reality. Our mission is to bring people and resources together to meet the needs of the underserved in our community, specifically the homeless, houseless and those in risk of becoming so in the Silicon Valley. What we do day of: 1. Just bring yourselves at 9:00 am Saturday morning 2. Meet at our home in West San Jose (near Campbell) at 9:00 am to assemble the lunches. (Address given to those attending the event) 3. Bring a donation for bag lunches (chips, snack size, granola bars, bottled waters, apple sauce or fruit in a cup (optional) 4. Bring donation for toiletry kits, tooth brushes, soaps, underwear, socks, lotion, Bath wipes (optional) We will need your help to: 1. Make sandwiches together 2. Pack[masked] lunches 3. Hand out lunches, toiletry kits and hot coffee in downtown SJ homeless camps near Guadalupe river. Schedule: 9:00 am – 10:00 am Prepare lunches 10:00 am – 10:15 am Load lunches and wagons in vehicles 10:15 am – 10:30 am Travel to down town san Jose 10:30 am – 11:45 pm Distribute lunches and toiletry kits 11:45 am – 12:00 Travel back to Muindi home What goes in the lunches: 1. A good ham or turkey sandwich (one you’d eat yourself/lots of meat) 2. A bag of chips 3. Fruit 4. Cookies 5. Bottle water What they need and are starting to do. 1. Socks 2. Underwear 3. Toothbrush/toothpaste 4. Small packs of body wipes So, if you can also donate and bring some of these items with you on event day, it will be much appreciated!

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