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Friends and HelpersVolunteer at our events, donate needed items for our different programs,adopt a backpack, adopt a family's holiday wish list and more. However you choose to get involved, just know that everything you do makes a difference. After all, what we do and how it changes peoples' lives would not happen without your help. So, how will you get involved?
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Where the Money Goes

Friends and Helpers100% of every dollar donated goes directly to someone who really needs our help. The donations fund programs throughout the year such as the Back-to-School program, an Easter program and our largest event, the holiday Adopt-a-Family program. We also do our best to respond to individual requests from shelters and centers throughout the year.
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2015 Holiday Program

Friends and Helpers Thank you to everyone who was able to help make 2014 a huge success. It was our biggest year yet, and we provided holiday cheer to thousands of families. Please help us again this year, as we can not do what we do without your support. Happiest of Holidays to all of you!
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Happy Holidays

It’s the 23rd Annual Friends & Helpers Holiday Event!

A Holiday GiftFriends & Helpers is proud to once again help provide Holiday gifts for victims of domestic violence who are living in local shelters, group homes and are working not only to rebuild their lives but also to re build their self-esteem.

At our Holiday events we will be wrapping presents, stuffing stockings with candy, and filling women’s bags with personal items for women and teenagers. Families and other donors from all over our community can adopt one or more of our in need families for the holidays. Some of our other supporters choose to purchase new toys, gift cards, and any items from our wish lists (click here to go to donate needed items page).

We appreciate the time you are taking to visit Friends and Helpers. Whether you decide to contribute, please know that we have thousands of people who need to be adopted, we have many stockings to be stuffed, many bags to be filled and many children who need holiday toys. You are providing these women and children with the only holiday they will receive. There are many ways you can directly support our efforts at Friends and Helpers and please know that every bit helps, be it one toy or five dollars. We appreciate every effort.

We will spend December 5th and 6th wrapping gifts and doing all we can to bring the holidays to these deserving women and children. We will have drop off locations all over Southern California starting on November 30th. You may join us at our drop off locations or join us at our holiday events, rain or shine!

Click here to find out more about our 2015 Holiday Program

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    2015 Holiday Program

    Pick Up and Drop Off Events:

    November 30th | 4pm to 7pm | North Hollywood
    11455 Magnolia Blvd North Hollywood 91601

    December 1st | 5pm to 8pm | The MUCK
    1201 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton 92833

    December 2nd | 4pm to 7pm | El Segundo Toyota Sports Center | LA Kings Practice Facility
    555 N Nash St, El Segundo, CA 90245
    Meet Kevin from KROQ, Luc Robitaille, and other LA Kings players! Join us for this special drop-off event alongside our partner, Kings Care Foundation.

    No drop off event on December 3rd

    December 4th | 3:30pm to 7:30pm | Covina
    20240 E. Cienega Ave., Covina 91724

    December 5th | 9am to 1pm | Irvine
    10 Mauchly Irvine, California 92618
    Volunteers needed for this event.

    December 6th | 9am to 3pm | Tarzana Wilbur Elementary School
    5213 Crebs Ave, Tarzana, CA 91356
    Volunteers needed for this event.