CAALA Cares Service Program

Welcome to CAALA Cares Volunteer Center where you can find projects that fit your interests, expertise and schedule.

Volunteering is easy because we've done the research for you. The following organizations need volunteers and extra assistance with ongoing service projects. Please consider lending a hand to support these deserving programs. Just a few hours of your time will make an impact. Share your volunteer experience and photographs with Liz Hagan at Come back often to learn about new volunteer opportunities!

Caring for the communities we serve is my passion and priority. As part of our all-member service program, we will invite you to volunteer at local service projects to benefit the homeless, children, women and others who need help in your neighborhood. Please join me in our mission to serve and lend a hand to those in need because together we can make a difference.

Thank you,
Lisa Maki, Past President

Law Offices of Lisa L. Maki

Revlon Run/Walk for Women

Join Team CAALA for a 3.5 mile run or walk to support the fight against women's cancer. From start to finish you will be touched by the courage and beauty of fellow participants and supporters. It will be a day to remember!

Saturday, May 10 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum at Exposition Park
8:00 am: Opening Ceremony, 8:45 am: Official start of Run / 9:00 am: Official start of Walk
Volunteer Cost: $35 to participate as a runner or walker. Visit our team page to learn more

Join or Donate

Reading to Kids

A grassroots organization dedicated to inspiring underserved children with a love of reading. Reading to Kids gathers on average 823 children and 340 volunteers at reading clubs every month at seven Los Angeles elementary schools.

Volunteer Opportunities
Contact: (310) 479-7455 or email

A Place Called Home

A non-profit youth center in South Central, providing educational programs, counseling and mentorship to help students stay in school, go on to higher education, pursue successful careers and develop into active, contributing citizens and leaders.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Painted Turtle

Innovative camp-based programs where children with serious medical conditions can celebrate just being kids. Since the doors opened in 2004, campers and their families participate free of charge in a unique camp experience designed to foster personal growth and exploration.

Volunteer Opportunities
Contact: Karin Drury, Volunteer Manager at

Farm Sanctuary

Founded in 1986, Farm Sanctuary has become the nation's largest and most effective farm animal rescue and protection organization. Farm Sanctuary is committed to ending cruelty to farm animals and promoting compassionate vegan living through rescue, education and advocacy efforts.

Volunteer Opportunities

Ace of Hearts Dog Rescue

A 501c-3 dog rescue foundation dedicated to rescuing dogs, the day they are to be euthanized, from various Los Angeles shelters and placing them in loving homes.

Volunteer Opportunities
Contact (310) 358-3344 or

The Salvation Army Southern California Division

For more than 125 years The Salvation Army has been delivering services and hope to the less fortunate on the streets of Los Angeles and to those in shelters, schools, and daycare centers across the Southland.

Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Kimberly Selman at