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THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012 NOON TO 4PM
1605 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
The A Trabajar (To Work) Center will be permanently open every Thursday from noon – 4pm.¬†For updates or changes, please visit
www.thenonprofitnetwork.org and click “A Trabajar” on the menu bar.
What’s the easiest way to get to the A Trabajar¬†(To Work) Center?
You can take the Gold Line to the Pico I Aliso (Los Angeles¬†Metro station). Walk east two blocks on the left hand side.¬†You can also follow us by visiting The Nonprofit Network at¬†www.thenonprofitnetwork.org and click the “A Trabajar”¬†button on the menu. We update this blog regularly.
Opening, Thursday, July 12, 2012
Last week, Plaza Community Services distributed over 9,000 clothing items to over 800 families.¬† While the event is held in East Los Angeles, attendees came from throughout Los Angeles.¬† The picture below is of the June 23rd event.
Over the last few months, Plaza has continuously received hundreds of phone calls from families in need of clothing and food.¬† Most families are in dire need because of the
Beginning on Thursday, July 12th, from noon to 4pm and continuing every Thursday at the same time, Plaza will operate the A Trabajar Center at 1605 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033.
Please forward this e-mail to as many people as possible.¬† During these tough economic times, everyone needs help.
The A Trabajar (To Work) Center is located at:1605 East 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90033 (323) 267-9749 email@example.com
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ‚Äôs)
If I want to donate clothing or non-perishable food, how can I do this?
You can deliver clothing or non-perishable food to our main office at:4018 City Terrace Drive Los Angeles, CA 90063
The A Trabajar Center (To Work Center)1605 East 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90033
You can also call Mariela Rojas at (323) 267-9749 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org with additional questions. ¬†Our offices are open from 8:30am ‚Äď 6pm, Monday through Friday.
If I have clients that need your service, what do they need to take?
Beginning on Thursday, July 12th, from noon to 4pm, anyone can come to receive clothing and food.¬† We only allow individuals to receive 5 items of clothing and food per week.¬† Those receiving clothing and food or simply attending with their families do not need to show any type of identification.¬† We are simply trying to help as many people and families as possible.
Is there ever any cost to the clothing or food?
Receiving clothing or food is FREE through the A Trabajar (To Work) Center.¬†¬† You can bring or refer as many people as possible, it is always free.¬† Example, if there are four individuals in your family, you can choose twenty items of clothing and twenty items of food.
What‚Äôs the easiest way to get to the A Trabajar (To Work) Center?
You can take the Gold Line to the Pico / Aliso (Los Angeles Metro station).¬†¬† Walk east two blocks on the left hand side.¬†¬† You can also follow us by visiting The Nonprofit Network at http://www.thenonprofitnetwork.org and click the ‚ÄúA Trabajar‚ÄĚ button on the menu.¬†¬† We update this blog regularly.
If I am a nonprofit organization, church, union or government agency, can I refer clients?
Yes, please refer your clients.¬†¬† Have them visit http://www.thenonprofitnetwork.org and click ‚ÄúA Trabajar‚ÄĚ (To Work) on the menu bar for updates.¬† This is a service you should refer your clients to.
What else should I know?
We are attempting to connect attendees to jobs.¬†¬† If your nonprofit organization, union, church or government agency has job opportunities, please post them free at http://www.thenonprofitnetwork.org.¬†¬† Posting is always free.¬† This is a resource that can help clients and your nonprofit, union, church or government agency.
What if I don‚Äôt have clothing, is there any other way I can help?
If you would like to volunteer, please contact Mariela Rojas at (323) 267-9749 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
How can I make a monetary donation to help?
To make a monetary donation, you can visit http://www.plazacs.org and click ‚Äúdonate‚ÄĚ on the top left hand.¬† You can make a onetime donation or choose to make a monthly recurring donation of your choice.¬† Donations are the lifeblood of our organization; your monthly recurring donation in any amount will help ensure we can continue to provide goods and services to those in need.
The following is the ruling regarding SB-1070:
Take a look and read for yourself:
Does it matter that the Supreme Court allowed parts of SB-1070 to remain?¬† What are your thoughts?
The Nonoprofit Network is attempting to coordinate free clothing to everyone who needs it.¬†¬† While we have had several events throughout the years, this past Saturday was our last as a mobile project.¬†¬† We are now moving into a permanent facility where families can receive clothing each week.
If you want to donate clothing all of the time, please e-mail Mariela Rojas at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at (323) 267-9749.¬†¬† Updates will be forthcoming.
Please read the following article about Goernor Borown appointing¬†U.S. Berkley Law Professor Goodwin Liu as the next California Supreme Court Justice.¬†¬† Some Latinos and African Americans have complained of no representation.¬†¬† What are some of your thoughts?
Please read the following article.¬†¬† It is distrubeing to find out student tuition at the CSU is going up again.¬† Why aren’t people complaining about taxes being increased on students.¬† Increasing student fees is the equivelant to raising taxes.¬†¬† Where is the student lobby?