Opportunities for the Week of August 21, 2017
Help with House Repairs/Outdoor Landscaping/Cleaning/Moving. The Catholic Charities Beyond Shelter program is opening another home to qualifying homeless people. If you are handy doing minor home repairs, outdoor landscaping, or if you can clean house or move furniture, you can help make a difference in our community! Contact Dan at 608-519-8066 or email@example.com.
Ramp Designers and Construction People Needed. Ramp Up Marathon County builds ramps for low-income Marathon County residents with mobility issues so they can remain in their own homes. Volunteers are needed to be part of the crew! Contact Erin at 1-888-486-9545 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outer Wausau Area Alzheimer’s Walk Volunteers. Those with good communication skills and a drive to see the end of Alzheimer's. Volunteers can choose from various committee positions that are open in Stevens Point, Marshfield and other areas. For more information go to www.alz.org/walk. Contact Lindsey at email@example.com for more information about committee positions.
Wild West Volunteers. The Monk Botanical Gardens is holding its Annual Fundraising Gala “Wild West” Family Fun Day on Thursday and Saturday, August 24 and 26. If you want to help in one of a variety of ways contact 715-261-6309 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ELL Homework Club. Weston Elementary has after-school tutoring for English Language Learners. Volunteers assist with homework, studying for tests, & reading. No experience needed, just a love for kids & a love of learning is needed. Contact Theresa at 715-359-4181 or email@example.com.
In-Kind Donated Items Needed
Help Provide Bus Rides. The gift of some bus tokens makes the necessary task of getting to places of employment less of a financial strain for people that The Open Door are assisting. Contact Anne at 715-848-4044 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Durable Medical Equipment. Good News Project’s Health Equipment Lending Program offers short-term loans of wheelchairs, walkers, shower chairs, and more! Bring items to donate, as well as disposable items such as adult diapers and bed liners to GNP any weekday. Contact Bettina at 715-843-5985 or email@example.com.
Sweet Dreams at The Women’s Community. Provide comfort in the form of pillows, any sized sheet sets, or blankets for those working through difficult circumstances. Contact Laura at 715-842-5663 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Connection and RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) are services that United Way uses to match volunteers or in-kind donated items with agencies in need. Visit www.UnitedWayMC.org or dial United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline for more information.