November 2017 - Baltimore Family Volunteer Opportunities

November 2017 Baltimore Family Volunteer Opportunities

 
November 2017 - Baltimore
 
Happy Helpers Meal Distribution
Happy Helpers for the Homeless
 
Date/Time: Every Sunday in November, 1 - 3pm
 
Location: Our Daily Bread, 725 Fallsway, Baltimore

We bring love and necessities directly to homeless and poverty-stricken men, women, and children every Saturday and Sunday no matter the weather and including holidays. Your family is welcome to meet us at Our Daily Bread where we set up their dining room, organize our goods and clothing, and then hand out all that we can to Baltimore's needy.

Ages: All ages are welcome to participate
 
Time Commitment: Two hours
 
Contact: Bobbi Coffman, 443.433.2416 or web@happyhelpersforthehomeless.com
www.happyhelpersforthehomeless.com

 
 
Happy Helpers Meal Preparation
Happy Helpers for the Homeless
 
Date/Time: Every Saturday in November, 11:30am - 1pm
 
Location: Happy Helpers Headquarters, 1550 Catons Center Dr., Halethorpe

We bring love and necessities directly to homeless and poverty-stricken men, women, and children every Saturday and Sunday no matter the weather and including holidays. Your family is welcome to meet at our headquarters to make and bag sandwiches. After this, we head to Harundale Presbyterian Church (1020 Eastway, Glen Burnie) to distribute sandwiches and other necessities to the needy in the community.
 
Ages: All ages are welcome to participate
 
Time Commitment: Two and one-half hours
 
Contact: Bobbi Coffman, 443.433.2416 or web@happyhelpersforthehomeless.com
www.happyhelpersforthehomeless.com

 
 
Holiday Wish List
House of Ruth
 
Date/Time: Beginning Thursday, November 14.  Donations will be accepted Monday through Friday, noon - 8pm
 
Location: 2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore

House of Ruth Maryland leads the fight to end violence against women and their children by confronting the attitudes, behaviors and systems that perpetuate it, and by providing victims with the services necessary to rebuild their lives safely and free of fear. You and your family can help by providing items from our wish list. Please review the Donation Guidelines before collecting and delivering your donations.

Ages: All ages are welcome to participate.
 
Time Commitment: Varies
 
Contact: 410.554.8449 or info@hruthmd.org
www.hruth.org
 
 
Thanksgiving Basket Project 2017
Assistance Center of Towson Churches (ACTC)
 
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 15 through Friday, November 17, 10am - 3pm
 
Location: Memorial Hall of Trinity Episcopal Church 120 W. Allegheny Ave., Towson,

Since 1988, the ACTC has been making Thanksgiving brighter for Towson and nearby area families. The ACTC is now gearing up for the collection and distribution of "Thanksgiving Baskets" to low income families. Have your family put together a basket that includes the following:
  • 1 can sweet potatoes/yams (23-29 oz)
  • 2 cans meat/main dish (e.g. beef stew or chili 15-24 oz)
  • 1 large can fruit (20-30 oz)
  • 4 cans vegetables (15 oz)
  • 1 cranberry sauce
  • 2 packages macaroni and cheese
  • 1 box instant mashed potatoes
  • 1 cake or brownie mix
  • 1 lb. bag or box of rice
Guidelines for packing: Only put listed items in your bags, put heavy cans at bottom, mark filled bags "complete", mark partially filled bags "incomplete" and list missing items, use reusable grocery bags or a double brown grocery bag inserted into a double plastic bag. Volunteers are also needed to help sort, receive, or distribute the bags. Please contact Pat Shaw if interested.

Ages: All ages are welcome to participate
 
Time Commitment: Varies
 
Contact: Pat Shaw at actc316@gmail.com, 410.296.4855
www.actconline.info
 
 
Lunch Patrol - Thanksgiving Leftovers Edition
B & Dee's Baltimore Love and Fourth Meal, Inc.
 
Date/Time: Sunday, November 26, beginning at noon.
 
Location: Weinberg Housing and Resource Center, 620 Fallsway, Baltimore

Lunch Patrol is an event in Baltimore held on the last Sunday of every month. Our goal is to provide brown bag lunches to those in need throughout the City of Baltimore. Volunteers are needed to help with assembling lunches and distributing lunches. Donations needed in the form of pre-made brown bag lunches (sandwich, drink, snack, dessert) or supplies to make lunches (lunchmeat, cheese, peanut butter, jelly, mayo and mustard packets, single-serve snacks and desserts, and canned soda and bottled water).

Ages: All ages are welcome
 
Time Commitment: Varies
 
Contact: Brian Dolbow (B & Dee's Baltimore Love); info@fourthmealinc.org or 301.252.9787 (Fourth Meal, Inc). Click here for more information and to sign-up.
 
 
Cook a Meal at a Shelter
Doing Good Together

Date/Time: Flexible

Location: A homeless shelter or soup kitchen in your community.

Many homeless shelters and soup kitchens rely on volunteers to provide meals for their guests. You and your family can help by providing a meal or meals. To find a local shelter or soup kitchen, Google homeless shelters along with your city name. Once you find a shelter, contact their volunteer coordinator to see if they are looking for volunteers and check for any age requirements. The shelter will help you schedule a date and provide you with any specific instructions. Find more information and ideas on the Doing Good Together Cook a Meal at a Shelter Project page.

Ages: Everyone can participate

Time Commitment: Varies

Contact: mail@doinggoodtogether.org
www.doinggoodtogether.org
 

In this month of gratitude and giving, Minnesota holds its traditional "Give to the Max Day" on November 16th, and the global effort "Giving Tuesday" donation day takes place this year on November 28th. Kindly consider a gift to DGT to help us grow more kindness among more big-hearted families. We appreciate your support
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This list was compiled by Doing Good Together™ (www.doinggoodtogether.org)
 When calling to volunteer for any of the opportunities listed above, please let the coordinator know you found it through this listing. You are encouraged to ask any questions you may have of the sponsoring organization before committing to a project.
Disclaimer: This list is provided as a service to families. Inclusion of organizations in this listing does not imply affiliation, endorsement or quality assurance on the part of Doing Good Together.™ Doing Good Together™ bears no responsibility whatsoever for the activities and actions of the listed organizations. 
                                                                            

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