Calling all PG Volunteers for Fun Events with The People Concern
Pacific Gravity’s favorite charity, The People Concern, (formerly OPCC) is looking for volunteers for a few fun events.
They have 3 upcoming fund raiser events in May and June. Please think about helping out and feel free to sign up with a friend.
Here is a brief summary of the 3 volunteer opportunities but please see the flyers below for more details.
- (for anyone not going to SF)
Saturday May 20th – Sisters of Sojourn is hosting a fundraiser for Sojourn on Saturday May 20th.
Event will be held at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica.
6-8 volunteers are needed from roughly 5-10pm. Volunteers would be assisting with the silent auction and check in.
Sojourn is their shelter that serves Adult and Child Victims of Domestic Violence. (note: no flyer below but info available on their website)
- Saturday, June 10th – Vintage Hollywood Wine & Food Tasting Event (16th annual)
(see flyer content below for more details)
Location: at a beautiful estate in the exclusive Beverly Hills neighborhood
2 shifts available:
– 9:00am – 2:00pm – 15 volunteers needed for set up only
– 4:00pm – 10:30pm – 30 volunteers needed and must be 21years or older**
This event raises crucial funds for The People Concern – please see the flyer for more details. (I have already signed up for this one so hope to see some of you there.)
- Sunday, June 18, 2017 – 8:00am – 11:30am – k9 connection Summer Fest (see flyer content below for more details)
15-20 volunteers are needed for setup. Event will be in Malibu at the Malibu Bluffs Park.
All volunteers will receive a k9 connection Summer Fest 2017 jersey and are invited to attend the event itself when it runs from 12:00-4:00pm. They will have a beer & wine garden! Dogs (well-behaved and on leash) are welcome to join in on the fun once all volunteer duties are complete! (note: this is Father’s Day and they will have some nice perks for dads in attendance.)
This is the annual fund raiser for this amazing project. K9connection is an experience-based program which educates and inspires at-risk teens through the experience of bonding with and training homeless shelter dogs.
Please contact the Volunteer Coordinators directly if you (or friends & family) are interested in signing up to help at one of these fun events. They can also address any questions about the events.
Kate Berman – [email protected]
Rebecca Gustavson – [email protected]
Also, you can see more info at their website: www.opcc.net/events. You can also contact me (Mimi Bardet) at [email protected] if you have any questions or would like me to send you a copy of the flyers.
content from Vintage Hollywood flyer:
We invite you to join us as a volunteer for the 16th Annual Vintage Hollywood Wine and Food Tasting Event to benefit The People Concern (formerly OPCC and Lamp Community), Saturday June 10th, 2017!
Where is this taking place? This event is being hosted at a beautiful estate in the exclusive Beverly Hills neighborhood.
What is the Vintage Hollywood Foundation and why do they want to host an event for The People Concern? The Vintage Hollywood Foundation is a group of dedicated volunteers with big hearts who, since 2002, have put on the Vintage Hollywood fundraising event to benefit local charitable organizations that promote the health and well-being of Southern California’s diverse community. Its Board and Committee members have combined their love of wine and food with their incredible talents and big hearts to create these successful events, and once again The People Concern has been fortunate enough to be selected as the beneficiary! This event raises crucial funds for our organization and we’d love for you to be part of it. Please click here to view the list of participating wineries, restaurants, incredible sponsors and photos of what the event has looked like in past years.
When do we need you? We need you to help make this event a success and fill a variety of volunteer roles on Saturday, June 10th 2017. Please know that this event is a lot of fun and you will be on your feet for most of the time you spend with us! Most volunteers will end up filling a variety of roles and you will be what makes this event run so smoothly.
There are 2 shifts that we need to fill and we need a LOT of hands on deck!
Saturday June 10th, 2017 – 9:00am – 2:00pm – 15 volunteers needed for set up only
Saturday June 10th, 2017 – 4:00pm – 10:30pm – 30 volunteers needed and must be 21years or older**
All available roles – we will gladly take your preference but will staff you where most needed
Event set-up – we will need strong and able bodied volunteers to assist in setting the event space up (9am-2pm shift only).
Check in & Registration – we will need volunteers to make sure all of our guests, media and celebrities are checked in
Silent & live auction monitors – we will need volunteers who love playing on cell phones, as we will be using an electronic bidding system that works right through our guests’ cell phones!
Winery and restaurant liaisons – we need volunteers to make sure all the participating wineries and restaurants are supported and stocked with what they need!
The green team – we need volunteers to be circulating on-site at all times to make sure the grounds are looking pristine throughout the entire event itself.
Event break-down – we will need strong and able bodied volunteers to help break down after the event wraps up at 9:00pm, the more help we have the faster it gets done!
If you would like to make a difference in your community and contribute as a volunteer with this fabulous event please contact:
Kate Berman [email protected], 310-401-0303 OR Rebecca Gustavson, [email protected], 310-401-0668
content from K9 Summer Fest flyer:
We invite you to join us as a k9 connection Summer Fest volunteer! What is k9 connection and what is the Summer Fest event?
k9 connection is an experience-based program which educates and inspires at-risk teens through the experience of bonding with and training homeless shelter dogs. Each individual program serves counselor referred teens at participating schools and concludes with a graduation ceremony and the placement of each dog in a permanent home. Now in its 12th year, k9 connection’s Summer Fest is our signature summer fundraising event – drawing more than 300 of Southern California’s most devoted animal and teen supporters.
It will be a fun filled day with food, a silent auction, beer + wine garden, games and contests for dogs and humans and much, much more!
Please click here for more information, and be sure to scroll down for a video and photos of the 2015 event!
What do we need you to do? We need your helping hands to set up the event in the following roles. It will be because of your help that it runs smoothly. Summer Fest Entrance – we need volunteers to assist with installing our entrance frontage Summer Fest Enclosure – we need volunteers to help with putting in temporary fencing with posts to go around the entire perimeter, the size of a regulation soccer field. Doggy Fun Zone Set Up – we need volunteers to assist with the set up the ‘Doggy Fun Zone’ track, lure system and perimeters Tent and Banner Set Up – we need volunteers to build our pop-up tents and set up all banners on the front of each tent Vendor and Agency Area Set Up – we need volunteers to assist the with tent/booth set up to ensure it runs smoothly the process go more smoothly and quickly. Games and Photo Booth Set Up – we need volunteers to set up all games and the backdrop for the photo booth.