Manhattan Village Partners with Project: NEEDS for a Season of Giving | Local Anchor

Manhattan Village Partners with Project: NEEDS for a Season of Giving

September 6, 2022

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Manhattan Village and Project: NEEDS are partnering together to bring you a Season of Giving! Drop off your non-perishable items in the Plaza on Saturday, September 24 from 11 AM to 4 PM for a chance to win a prize by spinning the wheel (No Purchase Necessary). A $100 Manhattan Village gift card may be yours! While you’re here, don’t forget to browse our Modern Makers Mart and enjoy Tyler F Simmons’ live music. Also, remember to RSVP so you may win an additional spin!

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About Project: NEEDS

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church received a request to serve as a counting site for the first-ever homeless census count in March 1990. A warm breakfast was served and clothes, blankets, and hygiene supplies were distributed with the aid of willing volunteers. Many volunteers became aware of the needs of the homeless in our neighborhood as a result of the interactions between church members and the homeless. One individual in particular was so moved that he wanted to embrace the homeless community and let them know that there were people out there who genuinely cared. Project: NEEDS was conceived as a result of this steadfast commitment.

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Project:  NEEDS is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides direct assistance to low-income families and individuals in need. They strive to meet the basic needs of those they serve with compassion, dignity and respect.

Every Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., a hearty, home-cooked supper is provided. When the pantry is open on Tuesday nights and Thursday mornings, clothing is distributed (when goods are available).

The food pantry that is accessible to the homeless in our neighborhood on the first and third Thursday of the month from 9 to 11 a.m.

As supplies are gathered, hygiene and first aid kits are provided.

Diapers and baby food (when they are available) are provided to families with small children.

Project: NEEDS Wish List

  • Toiletries
  • Paper Napkins
  • Heavy-Duty Foil
  • Paper Towels
  • 33-gallon garbage bags
  • Powdered laundry soap
  • Healthy breakfast cereals
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Ravioli
  • Canned Soups
  • Canned Beans
  • Canned Tuna
  • Baby items: diapers, food, rash ointment, formula
  • Ziploc Bags (sandwich, quart, gallon size)
  • Bottled Water
  • School Supplies

Support Project: NEEDS – Season of Giving at Manhattan Village

Drop off your non-perishable items in the Plaza on Saturday, September 24th from 11 AM to 4 PM. Remember to RSVP so you may win an additional spin! Also check out Modern Makers Mart.

3200 Sepulveda Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA. 90266
310-546-5555

Manhattan Village is ideally situated close to LAX, the 405 and 105 freeways, and Sepulveda Boulevard and Rosecrans Avenue. The complex is home to several shops, including Macy’s, Apple, Mercado, and others.

New restaurants provide fast-casual alternatives with SunLife Organics, a Malibu-based company beloved by celebrities, and fresh sweets created every day with Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt. BOA Steakhouse and Sushi Roku are adjacent, seductively elegant interior/exterior design venues that provide guests seeking an exceptional, unforgettable culinary experience with dry-aged prime beef and modern sushi, respectively. Smashburger, a classic American hamburger joint, and Silverlake Ramen, a hugely well-liked Japanese ramen bar situated in Los Angeles, are two other top-notch dining establishments. And a whole lot more!

Manhattan Village Kids Club

Children, parents, and other adults are encouraged to have some fun time with Manhattan Village. Play games, see puppet performances, and sing songs. for all ages to enjoy. every other Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at The Plaza.

Related: New Outdoor Shopping Experience at Manhattan Village

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