Moms Against Poverty (MAP), a volunteer-based nonprofit charity, will be collecting non-perishable food and toy donations for the needy families of Bay Area this holiday season on Sunday between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 801 Mahler Road, Suite G., in Burlingame.
This is part of MAP's U.S. Holiday Helping Hand Project to bring joy and support to the hungry families during the holidays. For more info or to make a donation please Click Here.
There will be about 100 families attending the volunteer day when the children will be wrapping the toys they are bringing along and grown-ups will be putting together the food baskets.
IKEA in East Palo Alto, the Central County Fire Department in Burlingame and Marines Toys for Tots Foundation (the San Jose Division) have made donations towards our Holiday Helping Hand Toy drive. Also, Costco has generously donated food items.
The food and toy donations will be distributed on December 14th with the help of Instituto Familiar De La Raza to low-income families in San Francisco’s Mission District.
For more information, please contact Yasi Shamshiri, MAP, at (408) 464-1349
About Moms Against Poverty:
Moms Against Poverty (MAP) is a 501(c)(3) grassroots, volunteer-based nonprofit organization created in 2008 by a handful of concerned mothers passionate about the life of every child born to the human race. Since its inception, the organization has expanded to include a diverse group of volunteers who want to make a difference. MAP is dedicated to serving and supporting children living in poverty in the U.S. and around the world. Its vision is to nurture and educate these children to their fullest potential so they can one day contribute and be leaders in their communities, and breaking the cycle of poverty. This mission is carried out by developing and renovating schools and orphanages; providing food, education, health care and basic needs to these children one community at a time. MAP currently operates in the United States, Iran, Cambodia, Afghanistan, India and Sierra Leone. For more information about the organization, please visit: www.momsagainstpoverty.org.
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