DGT™'s National Family Volunteer Day Family Service Fair

  • Midtown Global Market 920 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN, 55407 United States

Celebrate National Family Volunteer Day with Doing Good Together™

Families are invited to come together to do simple, hands-on service projects, reflect on the importance of giving back, and learn about opportunities to keep giving back as a family.

This year's kid-friendly service projects will support the work of the following Twin Cities nonprofits:

  • People Serving People
    Assemble cold weather care kits for people experiencing homelessness.
  • Metro Meals on Wheels
    Create unique place mats for meals delivered to homebound senior citizens.
  • Open Arms
    Decorate bags used to deliver groceries and meals to people struggling with illnesses such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis and ALS.
  • Bundles of Love
    Make bibs and decorate quilt squares to help support low-income newborns.
  • Andersen United Community School ESL program
    Make whisper phones to help support students learning English as a second language.
  • Animal Humane Society
    Make toys for cats waiting for a forever home.
  • Camp Noah
    Make no-sew fleece blankets to help bring comfort to children living in communities touched by disaster and/or trauma.
  • International Institute of Minnesota
    Assemble home starter kits for newly resettled refugee families.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota
    Package slime to help kids experiencing mental illness.
  • Oasis for Youth
    Donate $1 to add a pair of socks to the Sock Line in support of teens experiencing homelessness.

Each organization will have a representative available to provide information about their mission and opportunities to stay engaged as a family.

FREE to the public; no RSVP needed.

All ages welcome.

Up to 1.5 hours of free parking is available at the Midtown Exchange Parking ramp with validation.

The DGT™ Family Service Fair will be held in conjunction with Midtown Global Market's Family Night and will feature live family entertainment from 5:30 to 7:30pm in the Market's Central Plaza.

Fans of this annual event may already know the benefits of a DGT™ Family Service Fair. Our new PDF Manual with Online Toolkit makes it easy for schools and other organizations to host their own fair!

 


We want to thank generationOn with the generous support of The Walt Disney
Company for making this event possible.

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