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Los Angeles Waves: Step Forward Day 2017

Step Forward Day

Saturday, September 9, 2017 • 9 AM to Noon

This Step Forward Day, represent Pepperdine's largest alumni chapter at one of our service projects. Choose between six different projects across the county to make a difference in your community!

 Los Angeles, CA - Chinatown

Blessings in a Backpack
Academia Advance Middle School
10 AM to 1 PM

Join the Los Angeles Waves in Chinatown as they partner with Blessings in a Backpack, an organization that mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children across America who might otherwise go hungry. Volunteers will be packing meals and snacks for students to ensure they are getting food on the weekend.

 Burbank, CA

Shane's Inspiration
11 AM to 1 PM

Join the Los Angeles Waves in partnering with Shane's Inspiration to set up event materials such as tables, chairs, and tents near the finish line of the annual Walk & Roll Race that Shane's Inspiration will be hosting the following day.

 Los Angeles, CA - Koreatown

This service project is at capacity—register for one of our other projects or join the waiting list below!

Koreatown Youth & Community Center
9 AM to noon

Join the Los Angeles Waves in a beautification project to plant trees, maintain the landscape, and clean up the streets in Koreatown.

 Santa Monica, CA

2125 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401

9 AM to noon

Join the Los Angeles Waves as they serve in Santa Monica with the Surfrider Foundation to clean a local beach.

 Pasadena, CA

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena
9 AM to noon

Join the Pasadena Waves in partnering with Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena to nourish a local children's garden by tending to vegetables, succulents, pulling weeds, and cleaning.

Please Note:

Children ages 12 and up are welcome to serve.

 Sylmar, CA

Hope Gardens Family Center
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Bring joy to kids and families with fellow alumni, friends, and Pepperdine's Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP). Serve formerly homeless families at this carnival themed event, complete with games, laser tag, performances and more. Additionally, GSEP will provide new backpacks for each child to use throughout the upcoming school year.

Step Forward Day

Step Forward Day is about connecting with our respective communities. Pepperdine family and friends join together to enact and inspire greater generosity and kinship by serving neighboring areas. There are many ways to serve on Step Forward Day—see all the upcoming projects here.