Volunteer With Los Angeles Platoon

Platoon Summary

The Los Angeles Platoon works in the heart of the LA Promise Zone taking action to improve neighborhoods in Los Angeles by improving school grounds and fostering educational opportunities for the youth in underserved neighborhoods. They have partnered with local schools and after school programs to create safe and beautiful campuses in the Promise Zone, supported the LA Beautification Team's large tree-planting initiative and worked with City Parks and Recreation to create community gardens and a safe outdoor space for Las Palmas Senior Center. We will continue to deploy our platoon members as we work towards community youth development.

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Who We Are

The Mission Continues is a national non-profit that empowers veterans to continue serving in our nation’s under-resourced communities, giving veterans the opportunity to keep serving even after the uniform comes off, right here at home. Our programs deploy veterans and volunteers to work alongside nonprofit partners and community leaders to improve educational resources, tackle food insecurity, foster neighborhood identity, and more.  

Who should volunteer?

Our service projects are for all veterans with a desire to continue their service and for all non-veterans that want to be part of a nationwide movement to transform communities. Please note, age and accessibility accommodations can be made at any project. There is room for everyone to make an impact. 

How to volunteer 

Click “Register” under the event and it will take you to the event details that will review in more detail what it entails, when and where the project is located, parking details etc.  

Then click “Attend” to fill in simple volunteer information. You will get an email confirmation and updates about this event through your choice of email and text messages

What is a Service Platoon? 

Service Platoons are your opportunity to engage and connect with veterans and community members while generating community impact in a real and tangible way. Led by veteran volunteer platoon leaders, each platoon works with dedicated community partners and volunteers to provide the manpower and support that they need to help them do their work more effectively. 

We currently have service platoons in more than 40+ cities across the country that are having events at least once a month. Everyone is invited to serve, regardless of veteran status: a service platoon is for you if you have a passion for service. 

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