Spring Into Action!!lhecht | March 14, 2011
Spring is just around the corner, which means that there are even more amazing opportunities to get out and help your community! E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on any of these service projects.
The Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
When: Saturday, March 19th.11:30-1:30.
What: Volunteer with an organization that provides services such as food and shelter to the homeless in Philadelphia. Come for fun and to make a difference in someone’s day–help serve Saturday’s lunch!
For more info: www.sundaybreakfast.org.
When: Saturday, March 26th.10am-1pm.
What: Volunteer with this amazing organization that helps restore the green space in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia and promote positive, constructive outdoor activities for all to enjoy.
For more info: www.royalgardensassociation.com.
Values through Sports & Arts
When: Saturday, March 26. 10:45am-2pm.
What: Guess Who, Operation, Life, glitter glue, Hugs juice drinks, touch football…do these all seem like things of the past for which you no longer have time? If you miss being a kid and your past opportunities to play endless amounts of board games or create masterpieces with construction paper and glue, then come volunteer with kids at the values through sports & arts program in Philadelphia. Transportation will be provided. It’s a fun and simple way to help the community!
Pegasus Riding Academy
When: Saturday, April 2nd. 9am-12pm.
What: Help provide disabled individuals with therapeutic riding lessons. Volunteers help lead the horse, spot the rider, groom and feed the animals, and clean the stables. Only 4 spots available.
For more info: www.pegasusridingacademy.com.
When: Saturday, April 9th. 1-4:30pm.
What: Help with crafts and activities for kids visiting the Philadelphia Zoo! Volunteers get free admission to the zoo so feel free to come early or stay late and spend a fun day at the zoo!
For more info: www.philadelphiazoo.org.
CosaCosa Photo Exhibit
When: Saturday, April 9th
What: Help set up a photo exhibit with CosaCosa, and organization that brings together thousands of citizens of diverse backgrounds and differing abilities to learn about art, about each other, and about how to work together. The exhibit is called “Change of Heart: Sustenance and Solidarity in El Salvador.”
For more info: www.cosacosa.org.
Camphill Village Kimberton Hills
When: Saturday, April 16th 10am-2:30 pm
What: Camphill Village Kimberton Hills is a community for disabled adults and they have an organic farm/market/cafe that the residents work in. Volunteers are needed to help clean up near a creek on the grounds and do some work in the area to prevent erosion.
For more info: www.camphillkimberton.com
Book through Bars
When: Tuesday, April 26th. 7:30-9:30pm.
What: Come help sort books to send to Philadelphia prisoners! We will be sorting and packaging books into boxes to increase inmates’ access to reading material.
For more info: www.booksthroughbars.org.
When: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. 3:45-5pm.
What: Help tutor children from Ardmore and Philly at a local church (within walking distance from campus)
When: Every Wednesday. 6:50pm.
What: Meet in the Dining Center to make and deliver sandwiches and soup to Logan Circle in Philadelphia.