Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities!lhecht | October 28, 2010
Sunday, October 31st: Volunteer at a 5 mile race in Radnor for the American Lung Association in Pennsylvania. All the money raised goes towards lung disease and cancer research, as well as helps fund programs in schools and businesses to teach kids about smoking and help adults to quit. Various volunteer shifts available between 6am-11:30am.
Sunday, October 31st: Volunteer at Elmwood Park Zoo for their Halloween celebrations! Students will be helping out with Halloween related activities like crafts with kids, costume contests, the graveyard trail, and the Mad Doctor’s Laboratory. 11am-4pm.
Sunday, November 7th: Join Jewish Relief Agency’s mission to relieve hunger for low-income and elderly families by packing non-perishable kosher food for delivery. A busy hour-and-a half of packing will serve 1,600 families in the Northeast and beyond. 10am-11:30am.
Saturday, November 6th: Make a difference in a child’s life by volunteering at Greater Philadelphia Cares Discovery program! Discovery is a fun academic enrichment program that offers hands-on science learning to 3rd and 4th graders at Sheppard Elementary School. 9am-12pm
Saturday November 13th: Come have fun with the residents of Inglis House as you talk and play games with residents during their ice cream social. The Inglis House provides various services to people with physical disabilities such as housing, day programs, and employment. 1-3pm.
Saturday, November 13th: Volunteer at Mill Creek Farm, an educational urban farm in West Philly dedicated to improving local access to fresh produce, building a healthy community and environment, and promoting a just and sustainable food system. 11am-2pm.
Saturday, November 13th: Package food with the SHARE Food Program! Go into Philadelphia to package food for families in need. It’s only a 15 minute drive! 9am-12pm
Friday, November 19th: The Oxfam Fast is your opportunity to forgo your dinner at the dining center in exchange for a donation to Oxfam from Haverford Dining Services. Sign up the week before Thanksgiving in the DC for Friday night’s fast.
For more information on any of these events, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.