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Involvement Opportunities

May 09, 2000

Del Amo Gardens, a senior-care center in Torrance, needs volunteers to visit the residents, help them write letters, read to them and assist in group activities. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* Hollywood Senior Multipurpose Center needs volunteer drivers and runners to deliver meals mornings to the frail elderly in the Hollywood and Atwater Village areas. Information: Ritamarie Knizewski, (323) 957-3900.

* The Sycamores Foster Care in Pasadena needs foster parents for abused and neglected children. Training, certification and financial support are provided. Information: Zenayda Fuentes, (626) 685-2121.

* Los Angeles Maritime Museum in San Pedro needs volunteers to work aboard the museum's historic tug Angels Gate. The crew meets Wednesday mornings for maintenance and leads harbor tours on the second Thursday of each month. Information: (310) 548-7618.

* Victoria's Quilts, a nonprofit group that creates quilts for cancer patients, needs volunteers to meet the second Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at JoAnn Etc. at Del Amo Mall. No experience is necessary. Information: (310) 214-0992.

Information for this column should be submitted typed and double-spaced to Involvement Opportunities, SoCal Living, Los Angeles Times, Times Mirror Square, Los Angeles, CA 90053.

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