From a Random Act of Kindness to

750 HOMES & COUNTING

From a Random Act of Kindness to

750 HOMES & COUNTING

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FUNDS

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DONATE

FURNITURE

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BECOME A

SPONSOR

Sponsor a Warehouse Home Creation

  • Build a COVID safe home creation at the A Sense of Home warehouse
  • 3457 W. El Segundo Blvd. Unit A. Hawthorne CA 90250
  • $6k donation
  • Up to 10 volunteers
  • 2 hour commitment
  • 10:30am start time on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday
  • You will receive details of the individual or family you are creating a home for
  • Feel free to bring anything your heart desires for example — welcome home gift baskets
  • Videos and photos are provided to share with family and friends
  • ASOH provides all items for the home and will provide refreshments and lunch for you and your family
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Sponsor a Home Creation On-site

  • Sponsoring the creation of a home in the individual or family’s apartment
  • Location is typically in the South Central area
  • $7k donation
  • Up to 15 volunteers (depends on the size of the home)
  • You will receive details of the individual or family you are creating a home for
  • Feel free to bring anything your heart desires, for example — welcome home gift baskets
  • Videos and photos provided
  • Only available if/when the daily Los Angeles COVID caseload drops below 500 cases/day
  • ASOH provides all items for the home including refreshments and lunch for you and your family
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Sponsor a Virtual Home

  • A virtual home sponsorship has been popular way to participate during the pandemic
  • $6k donation
  • A video of the home creation is dedicated to the sponsor and often the sponsor chooses to dedicate the home (to staff or clients)
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Wishlist Shopping Online

  • You may want to share with your community & colleagues the ASOH wishlist asenseofhome.org/asoh-wishlists.
  • This is updated weekly to reflect the items ASOH is in most need of to install all 250+ items in the every home that we create.
  • For example if you click on our wishlist you will notice that we are in great need of crib mattresses and decor.
  • Your colleagues could shop online for this list, or you might choose to do a decor drive at your company — where everyone brings in decor to the office on a specified date and then you deliver all of the decor donations to the ASOH warehouse on a Tuesday.
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From One Kid to Another

Are you ready to change a child's life?

  • Take a look at your possessions. What don’t you really need?
  • If you are an 8-year-old, and you have out grown your amazing 7-year-old clothes — Please collect and prepare them for a child who needs these right now.
  • Neatly fold all of your favorite 7-year-old clothes and place it in one of your largest organizer boxes.
  • Then add shoes, socks, schools supplies, books, toys and games.
  • Write a note especially for the 7-year-old who is going to receive these items.
  • Create a label for the outside of the box and label “7-year-old”. Then tell all your friends to do the same!!
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Volunteer at the ASOH Warehouse in Hawthorne

  • Schedule 2 hour or 4 hour volunteer activities
  • Tuesdays through Saturdays 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Individuals and/or small groups of volunteers
  • Create custom kits for homes
  • Build furniture
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Donate Furniture & Homewares

With every new beginning, comes the opportunity to donate furniture & homewares. We thank you for thinking of A Sense of Home for your donations.

  • It is important to note that we only accept undamaged items.
  • Donors are asked to have all items delivered by their movers or companies, such as Lugg or Dolly.
  • Deliveries are made to the ASOH warehouse: 3457 W. El Segundo Blvd. Unit A. Hawthorne CA 90250.
  • All donation deliveries must be scheduled.
  • Go to asenseofhome.org/donate-furniture-housewares for more information and to complete your donation form.
  • Upload photos of all furniture items to ensure the size will work within the small spaces in which we create homes.
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Love Library – Book Drive

We welcome and thank you for undertaking a book drive to inspire and help enhance education for the amazing young people we serve.

  • We install a Love Library in each home both for kids and for the young adults we serve.
  • To participate in the book drive, you can collect donated books or purchases.
  • Go to asenseofhome.org/love-library for our suggested reading list and where you can purchase.
  • We ask that you ship your “Love Library” packages to the ASOH warehouse: 3457 W. El Segundo Blvd. Unit A. Hawthorne CA 90250.
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Creating your own Fundraising Campaign

  • Raise $6,000 to sponsor a warehouse home creation
  • Raise $7,000 to sponsor a home creation on site
  • Go to justgiving.com/campaign/asenseofhome
  • Your team gets to create the home, or make it a virtual home creation and you will receive a video and dedicate it to a loved one or a group of individuals.
  • On-site home creations occur when daily LA COVID caseloads are lower than 500/day.
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Create Welcome Home Kits

  • Prepare welcome home baskets and kits for ASOH recipients.
  • The kits and baskets are designed to serve a specific function or to make a specific room functional.
  • For example, cooking kits ensure a fully functional kitchen and yummy cooking.
  • Go to asenseofhome.org/welcome-home-baskets for a full list of each kit.
  • Watch this video to get inspired youtu.be/kVCBWn9_F7I
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Give the Gift
of Home

Let’s make 2022 the year of love and kindness.
Sign up to sponsor a home –
home@asenseofhome.org

2022 ASOH Gala

Sign-up to be first to buy tickets for the ASOH 2022 gala! Watch the video for a reminder of the magical, sold-out inaugural gala of 2019.

RSVP for the ASOH 2022 Gala

In honor of all of the mothers we serve, we are raising $100k to ensure their kids

  • thrive at home
  • excel in school
  • improve well being
  • build healthy relationships

A home is the foundation we all need to achieve success in all aspects of our life. Beyond creating a functioning home, ASOH provides children with the essentials to learn, grow, and play. Join us in creating healthier homes, kids, families, and communities.

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Create Your Own Fundraising Campaign

Rally your community and friends in innovative ways to ensure A Sense of Home can keep up with increasing demands for home creations in Los Angeles, and help ASOH open in cities across the country.

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EXCLUSIVE ONLINE AUCTION

Explore items available for bidding at A Sense of Home’s exclusive online auction, including a VIP Heitz Cellars Napa Valley Experience package! All proceeds will go towards creating homes for aged out foster youth.

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From 1 random act of kindness to 750 homes🏡!

We proudly provide youth aging out of foster care with amazing donated home goods and furniture because we understand the dire need.
Thank you Community of Love for volunteering🤗, donating, and sharing our message of love with others🙏. Together, we can strive to prevent homelessness within our community.
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THANK YOU @CASPER !!❤❤❤

Not only do you supply quality and comfortable beds🛌, bed foundations, and pillows to former foster youth and their family. Your contributions provide youth with restful nights💤, story-time moments📚, and a lifetime of happiness😊❤.
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"Looking around...Walking through, I'm like 'This is a home'."

@studiolifestyle, @casper, @parachute, @ashleyofficial, @loloirugs, and @ruggable - Thanks to your amazing support, love❤, and kindness🤗, you have helped Janet's first-ever home look outstanding.

Community of love, you also can provide your support, love, and kindness to former foster youth and their family😀. Spend time with your family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers in a bonding and team-building experience by creating a home for deserving youth. Email us at home@asenseofhome.org today to get started on this epic experience.
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Volunteering is a unique and life changing experience❤. When you volunteer, you:

- Help make a difference🙌
- Become involved in your community🤗
- Encourage youth who have aged out of the foster care system feel empowered in their homes🏡

Join us by emailing us today at 💌youth@asenseofhome.org

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Happy Father’s Day to all the dad’s working to provide are more hopeful future for their kids… and all kids 🙏❤️ #happyfathersday #beforeandafter #homesweethome #fosteryouth ...

To all the loving fathers who give their 100% every day to sustain themselves and their families...

We see you.
We appreciate you.
We thank you.

Happy Father's Day! ❤

- Your ASOH Family
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FOLLOW US @asohresources to get the most up to date and necessary resources for yourself and your family🙌! We share important resources that include:

- upcoming food pantries 🥔🥦🥒
- apartment rental advice and help 🏡
- job opportunities 💼

AND SO MUCH MORE!

Don’t forget to share this message with others so that they are aware of the resources that are available in their community❤️!

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Youth who continue to volunteer at ASOH and pay it forward by helping in the process of creating a home for another former foster youth, set a progressive example of what it means to be a part of a community. We are in this together🙌❤.

Be a part of this amazing movement by donating today! We are currently at 33% of our Mothers Campaign goal. With your help, we can reach 100% and continue to serve youth and their families. Click the link in our bio to donate today. Thank you!
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What does having a home mean to you🏡?
For the youth that we serve, a home means EVERYTHING.

Please consider donating to ASOH🙏.
Our ASOH warehouse is currently low on DRESSERS.

To donate your gently used dresser:
- Visit asenseofhome.org (LINK IN BIO)
- Click "Giving Opportunities"
- Click "Donate Furniture/Housewares"

Or visit our Amazon Wishlist (link in bio) and have your donation shipped directly to our ASOH Warehouse! Thank you community!❤
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A Sense of Home | The After-Foster-Care Community