love the 818

"That is what the Son of Man has done: He came to serve, not be served-and then to give away his life in exchange for the many who are held hostage." Matthew 20:28

Love The 818 exists to serve the people and community of Burbank. Our heart is to make sure that every person knows that Jesus loves them not simply based on our words, but through how we love and serve one another. 

LOVE THE 818 WEEK JULY 30TH - AUGUST 8TH

CARE KITS FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

We are collecting essential items to create care kits for those in the 818 area experiencing homelessness. These kits will be assembled and distributed during our upcoming Love the 818 week in August. Thank you for your donations to help us care of our community!

Please have donations delivered by Sunday 7/21. 

LEAD: Steph Carcara

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BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR

We are collecting school supplies in preparation for the Back to School Fair and will be stuffing and distributing them in August. The Back to School Fair is a resource fair for both parents and school-age kids. Here, children ages K-12 will receive a backpack filled with school supplies and they will get the opportunity to find out about existing child focused programs, services and support. Local non-profits, educational groups, civic organizations and municipal departments set up kiosks offering information, direct services, referrals as well as fun activities. Local beauty professionals will be offering free haircuts and complimentary dental and vision screenings will be available.

Please have donations delivered by Sunday 7/21. 

LEAD: Lorri Hubert
DATES/TIMES: Backpack Stuffing- Tuesday and Wednesday July 30th & 31st 5:30pm-7:30pm
Back to School Fair- Saturday, August 3rd 7am-1:30pm
LOCATION:  The Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley
300 East Angeleno Ave. Burbank, CA 91502

Various Shifts. Ages 12+

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PROVIDENCIA ELEMENTARY TEACHER'S LOUNGE REMODEL

Help us remodel the teachers and staff lounge at Providencia Elementary School in Burbank! We know how hard our teachers and staff work, and so one of the ways we want to be generous is to remodel the lounge so they have a relaxing break space during their busy days.

LEAD: Lorri Hubert
DATE: Thursday and Friday, August 1st and 2nd
TIME: 9:00AM-3:00PM
LOCATION: Providencia Elementary School
1919 N Ontario St. Burbank, CA 91505

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BLOOD DRIVE

We are partnering with Cedars Sinai for our bi-annual blood drive. There will be a mobile bus on site and they have no finger prick technology! Thank you for helping save countless lives.

LEAD: Lorri Hubert
DATE: Sunday, August 4th
TIME: 8:00AM-2:00PM
LOCATION: South Hills Church 222 S Victory Blvd, Burbank, CA 91502
(Ages 16+)

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NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

Come hang with us and the community at National Night Out! “National Night Out” is an annual community-building campaign celebrated throughout the United States to promote police-community partnerships.

This is a great opportunity for us to connect with the community to let them know about who we are!

LEAD: Anya Leonida
DATE: Tuesday, August 6th
TIME: 5:30PM-8:30PM
LOCATION: Johnny Carson Park 400 Bob Hope Dr. Burbank, CA 91505

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TEACHER AND STAFF BASKETS

Help South Hills show some love to our community teachers and staff by purchasing gift basket items from our Amazon wish list!

The teachers in our district work hard for our kids, so let’s show them how much they are appreciated! We will be building baskets for them as well, during Love The 818 week in August and delivering them to the schools before the school year starts.

Please have donations delivered by Sunday 7/21. 

LEAD: Adrianne O'Neill 
DATE: Basket Filling August 7th
TIME: 6:30pm-8:00pm
LOCATION: South Hills 222 S Victory Blvd. Burbank, CA 91502

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