I Am a Volunteer

I Am a Volunteer

NBC4's I Am a Volunteer helps connect local causes that matter most to you

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 02:29 PM PDT

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

The mission of the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) is to provide for the socio-economic betterment of the greater Latino community of California, while preserving the pride, values, and heritage...

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:43 AM PDT

SPARK Los Angeles

SPARK Los Angeles

Spark addresses the dropout crisis by engaging middle students in hands-on apprenticeships.

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 at 08:24 PM PDT

Girl Scouts of Orange County

Girl Scouts of Orange County

Girl Scouts builds girls of Courage, Confidence and Character who make the world a better place.

Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 10:03 AM PDT

San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission

San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission

The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission is an outreach ministry of the Rescue Mission Alliance which has served the homeless for more than 40 years.

Friday, Mar 20, 2015 at 04:43 PM PDT

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles

For 100 years, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA) has provided professionally-supported, free, one-to-one mentoring for Jewish boys and girls, ages 6 and older, who could benefit from an...

Friday, Mar 20, 2015 at 04:33 PM PDT

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County (UCP-OC) provides therapy, recreation, early intervention, respite care, inclusive childcare, and family support services, all of which provide families with the tools...

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 at 12:32 PM PDT

Downtown Women’s Center

Downtown Women’s Center

Downtown Women’s Center provides permanent supportive housing and a safe and healthy community fostering dignity, respect, and personal stability, and to advocate ending homelessness for women.

Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 at 10:25 AM PDT

Children’s Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc.

Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) is one of the oldest and largest children’s service agencies in Los Angeles, serving the community for more than 100 years. Our mission is to help children Recover from...

Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 at 10:30 AM PDT

Western Youth Services

Western Youth Services

Western Youth Services (WYS) is the leading expert in mental health and wellness services providing a comprehensive range of services and programs that empower children, families and communities to succeed,...

Monday, Feb 16, 2015 at 04:30 PM PST

Los Angeles Waterkeeper

Los Angeles Waterkeeper

Founded in 1993, Los Angeles Waterkeeper works to protect, restore and conserve LA County rivers, beaches and adjacent waterways through enforcement, fieldwork and community action.

Supporting local organizations helps people in need and builds a stronger community. NBC4 connects Southern Californians to critical issues through I Am a Volunteer. Please join the many groups who need your time and share your passion. Please email NBC4Community@nbcuni.com if you’d like your non-profit to be considered for listing below.


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ACE Mentor Los Angeles

Age Well Senior Services

AIDS Services Foundation Orange County

ALO Cultural Center

Alzheimer's Association

American Heart Association

Anaheim Family YMCA

A Place Called Home

A Window Between Worlds

After-School All-Stars Los Angeles

AIDS Project Los Angeles

AIDS Research Alliance

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Family Housing

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

American Red Cross

Amigos de Los Rios

Apple Valley Police Assistance League

Arthritis Foundation

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Asian American Journalists Association

Asian Youth Center

Assistance League

Autism Speaks

Back on My Feet

Bagel Brigade 

Beach Cities Health District

Best Friends Animal Society Los Angeles

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Orange County

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Ventura County

Big Sunday

Bolsa Chica Land Trust 

Boys and Girls Club, Santa Monica

Boys Town

Breast Cancer Solutions

Bresee Youth Center

Breathe California of Los Angeles County

Calfornia Greenworks 

California Science Center

Cancer Support Community - Benjamin Center

Casa de las Amigas

CASA Los Angeles

CASA of San Bernardino County

CASA Orange County

CASA Ventura County

Casa Teresa

Casa Youth Center

Catalina Conservancy

Caterina's Club

Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment (CAUSE)

Chance Theater

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)

Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

Children's Hunger Fund

Children's Institute, Inc.


City Year Los Angeles

Clothes The Deal


Community Connect

Community Outreach Ministry

Create Now

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Los Angeles

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical Center

Downtown Women's Center

Dress for Success

East LA Community Corp.

Eat and Be Well

El Nido Family Centers



Entertainment Industries Council

Family Service Association

Feeding America Riverside San Bernardino

Five Acres

Food Finders

Food Forward

Food Share

Foothill Family Services

Foothill Unity Center

Forgiving for Living, Inc.

The Fulfillment Fund

Get Lit Words Unite

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles

Girl Scouts of Orange County

Girls on the Run, Los Angeles County

Giving Children Hope

GlobalGirl Media

Grades of Green

GRID Inland Empire

Guide Dogs of America

Gumball Foundation

Habitat for Humanity, Los Angeles County

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando Valley/Santa Clarita Valley

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services

Heal the Bay

HomeAid Orange County

Homeboy Industries

Humane Society of San Bernardino

I Have a Dream Foundation, Los Angeles

Illumination Foundation

Imagine LA

Inside the Outdoors

Interfaith Food Center

Janet Goeske Foundation

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles

Junior Blind of America

Kids Rock Free School of Music at Fender Center for the Performing Arts


Kidspace Museum


Korean Churches for Community Development

Koreatown Youth and Community Center

LA Animal Services

LA Bike Train

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes


Laura's House

LA Works

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue

Living Advantage, Inc.

Living Shield Ministries

Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Foundation

Long Beach Rescue Mission

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Los Angeles LGBT Center

Los Angeles County Alliance Boys & Girls Club

Los Angeles Education Partnership

Los Angeles Waterkeeper

LSS Community Care

Lupus Foundation of America

Make a Wish, Greater Los Angeles

Make a Wish, Orange County and Inland Empire

Mariposa Women and Family Center

Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center


Mercy House

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

Midnight Mission

Minds Matter of Los Angeles

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

Mothers' Club Family Learning Center

Much Love Animal Rescue

Museum of Tolerance

Music Changing Lives

My Friend's Place

My Stuff Bags Foundation

National Council of Jewish Women

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

National Organization of Renal Disease (NORD) 

National Water Research Institute

Neighbors Acting Together Helping All

New Horizons

OC Community Foundation


Operation HOPE

Orange County Rescue Mission

Orange County United Way

Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE)

Pacific Region OASIS

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Partners in Care Foundation

Pasadena  Youth Center

Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA


Penny Lane Centers

Playa Vista Job Opportunities and Business Services

Point Foundation

Project Angel Food

Project Hope Alliance


Providence Speech and Hearing Center

Rancho Cucamonga Public Library

Ronald McDonald House of Charities Southern California

Reach Out - Inland Coalition 

Reading to Kids

Redlands Symphony

Rescue Mission Alliance

Richstone Family Center

The Salvation Army of Southern California

San Fernando Valley Arts Council

San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission

San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corp (SGVCC)

San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity

School on Wheels

Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

Seneca Orange County

Senior Concerns


Serving People In Need (SPIN)

Shadow Hills Riding Club

Sharefest Community Development

Skirball Cultural Center

Smart Riverside

Southern California Mountains Foundation

Sowing Seeds for Life

Spark Los Angeles


Special Needs Network

Special Olympics Southern California

SRO Housing Corporation

Starting Over, Inc.

St. Francis Center

St. Jude's Children's Hospital

Stop Cancer

Stray Cat Alliance

Students Run LA

Surfrider Foundation

Susan G. Komen Orange County


The Bay Foundation

The Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment

T.H.E. Center, Inc.

The Eli Home

The Help Group

The Laurel Foundation

The Music Center

The Pablove Foundation

The Painted Turtle

The Ruby Project

The Salvation Army Southern California Division

The Soliders Project

The Teen Project

The Village Family Services

THINK Together

Tiny Loving Canines (TLC)

Toberman Neighborhood Center

Travel Town Museum Foundation


UCLA Volunteer Center

Unearth and Empower Communities 

Union Station Homeless Services

United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County

United Friends of the Children

United States Adaptive Recreation Center

Valley Food Bank

Ventura County Rescue Mission

Victor Valley Rescue Mission

Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services

Walk with Sally

Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club

Western Youth Services

Wildlife Waystation

Working Wardrobes



Youth Policy Institute 

Youth Speak Collective

Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy