From a Random Act of Kindness to

800 HOMES & COUNTING

From a Random Act of Kindness to

800 HOMES & COUNTING

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FUNDS

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FURNITURE

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BECOME A

SPONSOR

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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Create Your Own Fundraising Campaign

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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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Spreading love into the creation of homes and the vision of a bright future. 💕🏠

Visit our website (link in bio) to discover all the ways you can be a part of the magic of Home Creations.
You can donate furniture, your time, sponsor a Home Creation and purchase from our Amazon wishlist.

The ASOH team and recipients thank YOU! 🫶

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When communities collide, magic is made. 🫶✨

Thank you to our volunteers and donors for spreading your love into our hearts and homes!

Visit our link in bio to learn how you can donate, volunteer, and sponsor a home! ♥️🏠

#ASOH #asenseofhome #asenseofhomeorg #fosteryouth #formerfosteryouth #creatinghome #home #homedesign #community #love #helpinghand #give #donate #sponsor #volunteer #valentines #spreadlove
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Javiera getting her own zone and feeling like it is straight out of a magazine is the “why” to what we do. 🫶🏠

Be a part of our mission by visiting the link in our bio to donate new or like new items and check out our Amazon wishlist.

ASOH, volunteers, the community and our recipients thank you. ♥️

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Rain 🌧️ or shine ☀️, we are there ❤️

As always, thank you to our incredible ASOH volunteers and amazing sponsors @casper @ruggable @dovetailfurniture @kellywearstler @caraway_home @parachutehome @theouai @lampsplus @oseamalibu @honest @aliceandolivia @bleusalt @loloirugs for showing up and being there for youth aging out of the foster care system.

#homethrivelove #asoh #asenseofhomeorg #love #kindness #united #community #home #lovewins
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“When transforming HOME becomes transforming SELF.” 🏠🫶

*Calling out to our community.*
We are running low on end tables, dressers, bookcases, dining tables, dining chairs, lamps, rugs, home decor and children’s toys.

We appreciate all our new or lightly used donations and Amazon Wishlist purchases!

Check out our link in bio to see how you can donate and find our Amazon Wishlist! ♥️🏠

#asenseofhomeorg #asenseofhome #ASOH #formerfosteryouth #fosteryouth #family #home #community #love #kindness #openhearts #openarms #donate
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It’s beautiful when community becomes family! 🫶

Please, make sure to click our link in bio to check out our Amazon Wishlist and to see how you can donate new/gently used furniture.
Our team and families thank and appreciate you! ♥️🏠
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Sometimes the breaking point between giving up and moving forward is knowing that someone cares✨

A very special thank you to our wonderful sponsors that created such a beautiful space ❤️

Thank you @lampsplus for bringing light to where once there was darkness. We thank @ruggable for the ongoing warmth of inspired area rugs that transform cold empty spaces into coziness and love.
If not for @casper our recipients would be derived of a good nights sleep and the ability to dream bigger.
Thank you @ashleyhomestore and @hopetodream_west for ensuring we have kids beds for every home. Thank you to amazing @dovetailfurniture for the wonderful furniture.

#homethrivelove #asoh #asenseofhome #asenseofhomeorg #formerfosteryouth #fosteryouth #home #love #kindness #community
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It’s always a good time when we reveal youth and their children their NEW first-ever home🏠!

Here are some ways you can help former foster youth and their children receive much-needed support 😀🙌:

❤ Visit our Amazon Wishlist! Our ASOH warehouse is currently VERY LOW on dining tables, tv consoles, end tables, and dressers! Click the link in our bio to have your donation shipped directly to our ASOH warehouse.

❤ OR donate your gently used furniture! Want to throw away your furntiure? Don’t! Donate them instead by filling out our online donation form 😀.

Thank you community!
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#homethrivelove #asoh #asenseofhome #asenseofhomeorg #formerfosteryouth #fosteryouth #home #welcomehome #love #kindness #united #together #lovewins
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