June 2016 - Baltimore Family Volunteer Opportunities

June 2016 Baltimore Family Volunteer Opportunities

 

June 2016 - Baltimore

 
Our Daily Bread Hot Meal Program
Our Daily Bread
 
Date/Time: Flexible. Call the volunteer hotline at 443.986.9031 to schedule drop-off.
 
Location: 725 Fallsway, Baltimore

You and your children can help continue Our Daily Bread's tradition of daily meal service to those in need by making and donating casseroles. Casserole assembly is an easy, fun family activity, and a good way to teach your children to help those less fortunate. Families can become regular monthly casserole donors if interested. Find specific casserole recipes and more information online.

Ages: Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate.
 
Time Commitment: Flexible
 
Contact: Kim Kahl, 443.986.9031 or kkahl@cc-md.org   
www.catholiccharities-md.org/our-daily-bread/
 
 
BioBlitz at Masonville Cove
National Aquarium & Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center
 
Date/Time: Saturday, June 18, 10am - 1pm
 
Location: Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore

Bioblitz is an all day event where scientists, naturalists, students, teachers, families, and other volunteers work together to find, identify, and record as many living organisms that can be found in a specific habitat. By combining biological fieldwork and education, a bioblitz inspires stewardship in the local community. With the help of local experts, Masonville Cove BioBlitz volunteers will conduct a biological survey of the Cove through hands-on activities, and learn about the actions needed to protect wildlife.
 
Ages: Volunteers must be at least 5 years old. All volunteers younger than18 years old will need to be supervised by an adult.
 
Time Commitment: Three hours
 
Contact: conserve@acqua.org or 410.576.1014. Pre-registration is required for this event. Registration is available online.
www.aqua.org
 
 
Sandwich Squad Volunteer Event
United Way of Central Maryland
 
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 21, 10am - noon
 
Location: Wegmans in Bel Air - 21 Wegmans Blvd, Abingdon
 
Volunteers will make bagged lunches to help those in need.

Ages: Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate.
 
Time Commitment: Two hours
 
Contact: Beth Littrell, beth.littrell@uwcm.org. Registration is available online.
www.uwcm.org   
 
 
Lynch Cove Run Stream Cleanup
Clean Bread & Cheese Creek
 
Date/Time: Saturday, June 25, 9am - 2pm. Registration is between 8 and 9am.
 
Location: 1799 Merritt Blvd, Dundalk. Cleanup will be located in the stream alongside the parking lot of the Merritt Park Baptist Church and running downstream from there.

Volunteer for the cleanup of Lynch Cover Run Stream in conjunction with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay's Annual Project Clean Stream! Volunteers of all ages and abilities are needed! Help us remove the trash before it flows into Bear Creek, the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean! Every piece of trash removed is a small victory to be celebrated! This cleanup is run as a family event with plenty of ways for volunteers to participate.  Every person of every ability level is welcome to contribute and assist with the cleanup. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks including:
  • Digging out shopping carts and hauling trash to the dumpsters.
  • Running water, food, tools, and trash bags (both empty and full) to individuals in the creek.
  • Assisting with registration, food and snacks set-up, as well as many other less strenuous activities.
Volunteers will be provided with lunch, snacks, and water as well as gloves and trash bags. A limited number of tools are available for sign-out, but please bring your own if you have them. 
 
Ages: Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate.
 
Time Commitment: Volunteers can stay for as long or as little as they like. A brief five-minute orientation is given prior to the start of the event.
 
Contact: John Long, 410.285.1202, info@breadandcheesecreek.org
www.breadandcheesecreek.org

 
Harvest Helpers Volunteer Event at First Fruits Farm
United Way of Central Maryland
 
Date/Time: Saturday, June 25, 9am - noon
 
Location: 2025 Freeland Rd., Freeland

Have a green thumb? Have kids that like to dig in the dirt and get their hands dirty? Or perhaps you're looking to get that perfect farmer's tan? If so, our Families Living United Harvest Helpers volunteer event is for you. Bring your family and friends to harvest produce that will be donated to families in need as a part of our efforts to keep communities healthy.

Ages: Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate.
 
Time Commitment: Three hours
 
Contact: Beth Littrell, beth.littrell@uwcm.org. Registration is available online.
www.uwcm.org

 
 
Sandwich Squad Volunteer Event
United Way of Central Maryland
 
Date/Time: Monday, June 27, 10am - noon
 
Location: Wegmans in Hunt Valley - 122 Shawan Rd., Hunt Valley
 
Volunteers will make bagged lunches to help those in need.

Ages: Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate.
 
Time Commitment: Two hours
 
Contact: Beth Littrell, beth.littrell@uwcm.org. Registration is available online.
www.uwcm.org   
 
 
Make this a Summer of Kindness with DGT's Summer Bucket List
Doing Good Together
 
Date/Time: All summer long
 
Location: Your home or community
 
Print and post one or both of DGT's two innovative Summer of Kindness bucket lists. These creative kindness projects will keep your family making big-hearted memories all summer long.
 
Ages: Preschool to teen
 
Time Commitment: 15 minutes to 1 hour per week depending upon the activities you choose to complete.
 
Contact: mail@doinggoodtogether.org
www.doinggoodogether.org
 
 
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