Create Disaster Ready Go-Bags at Home
Assemble Disaster Preparedness Go-Bags that will be used for neighbor-to-neighbor outreach.
L.A. WORKS MISSION
L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area.
Every Californian, regardless of age, ability, income, or language, deserves culturally competent education to prepare for earthquakes, floods, and the immediate threat of wildfires. L.A. Works has partnered with Listos California to prepare and educate 600,000 Angelinos on disaster preparedness and emergency readiness.
VOLUNTEER ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
We ask that you create 5+ disaster preparedness go-bags and drop them off at the L.A. Works office or mail them. After you sign up, our Opportunity Coordinator will reach out to you with instructions about kit creation and drop-off times.
Disaster Preparedness Go-Bags should contain:
- Listos Info & Writable Resource cards (to be printed)
- Crank Flashlight
- Life straws or water filtering tablets or water bottles
- First aid kit (we could build those if it’s cheaper / would slow down the activity)
- Non/Slow-perishable food i.e., granola bars / powdered soup
- Bar of soap
- Safety blankets
- Powdered Pedialyte
- Toilet Paper
- COVID test
- Hand sanitizer
- Plain notebook and pencil
- Garbage bags
Optional add-ons, depending on budget
- Water bottles
- Pet food
- Diapers, baby formula
- Menstrual products
- Moisturizers, toothpaste, toothbrush, and other bathroom essentials
- Waterproof Matches
- Swiss Army Knife or similar tool
- Basic toolkit
For health and safety reasons, all Disaster Preparedness items must be new and unopened.
QUESTIONS? Email the opportunity coordinator.
For additional resources, check out our Disaster Preparedness Page!
Age Minimum (with Adult): 5+, Minimum Age:14+
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