Food Tasting Prep with the Urban Nutrition Initiative Franklin Building Annex 3451 Walnut Street P-1117 Philadelphia, PA 19104 Saturday, June 2 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Help the Urban Nutrition Initiative increase food and nutrition knowledge in K-12 grade students by lending a hand to wash, cut, package, and prepare food samples. These monthly food tasting packets will bring together food samples and nutritional information for students in 20 partnering schools to get healthy eating tips and tricks. Contact Nancy Dearden, Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 901-6444.
Get Moving! at Trevor’s Place 1624 Poplar Street Philadelphia, PA 19130 Every Thursday – May 31 & June 7 5:45PM to 7:30PM
Get Moving! with Trevor’s Place where children are motivated and encouraged to read, talk, and play with others to keep them active in the community. Show these children how to have a great time by teaching them old-school games like four square or inspiring them to create new games that get them outside in the nice weather and indoors during the not so nice weather. Contact Barbara McCoy, Volunteer Coordinator, at Barbara.McCoy@wachovia.com or (215) 294-0490 for more information.
Help Philadelphia’s Play Night 4901 Wyalusing Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131 Monday, June 4 5:45PM to 8:00PM
Come have fun at Help Philadelphia’s Play Night where volunteers play games and socialize with children so their parents are able to better themselves by attending classes that teach them the necessary skills to qualify for jobs that pay family-sustaining wages and achieve financial stability & independence. Contact Connie Kreischer-Slingbaum, Volunteer Coordinator, at email@example.com or (610) 292-3777 for more information.
Jewish Relief Agency Food Packing
109800 Dutton Road Philadelphia, PA 19145
Sunday, June 3
10:00AM to 11:30AM
Join Jewish Relief Agency’s mission to relieve hunger for low-income and elderly families by packing non-perishable kosher food for delivery. This busy hour and a half of packing will serve 1,600 families in the Northeast and beyond! If you have some time afterwards, volunteers are always welcome to help deliver the food packages and mingle with some great folks. Contact Melissa Samen, Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (610) 660-0190 EXT 104 for more information.
Casa Farnese’s Computer Session
1300 Lombard Street Philadelphia, PA 19147
Monday, June 4
6:00PM to 7:00PM
Help give seniors the computer skills needed to stay in contact with loved ones and involved in their community. Through Casa Farnese’s Computer Session, volunteers will teach seniors the basics of email, typing, and internet usage so participants become more confident in their usage of technology. Contact Rebecca Loomis, Volunteer Coordinator, at email@example.com.
Nonprofit Technology Resources Thrift Shop 1524 Brandywine Street Philadelphia, PA 19130 Saturday, June 2 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Volunteers are needed to help sort and organize donated computer equipment. Nonprofit Technology Resources serves low-income people in Philadelphia by recycling these used computers. Contact Pamela Elchert Thurmond, Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 772-2291 for more information.
MANNA Meal Prep 12 South 23rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 Monday, June 4 5:30PM to 7:30PM
MANNA, the Metropolitan Area neighborhood Nutrition Alliance, prepares and delivers meals to people at acute nutritional risk due to life threatening illnesses. Help prepare some wonderful comfort food to some of their participants. Volunteer must be at least 15 years of age so contact Mandy Blumenthal, Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com or (610) 667-0658.
NEIGHBORS IN ACTION
3400 N Hutchinson Street Philadelphia, PA 19140 Saturday, June 2 10:00AM to 2:00PM
800,900 West Ontario Street Philadelphia, PA 19140
Saturday, June 9
10:00AM to 2:00PM
Join a group of conscientious community members to fight urban blight! United Way SEPA’s Community Action Center helps volunteers work alongside residents to beautify neighborhoods across the city. This is a great opportunity to volunteer with others as well as a good chance to make new friends! Contact Ian Charlton, Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 665-2501 or Raymond Gant at email@example.com or (215) 744-1039.
MuckRuckus MS Philly
3805 West Chester Pike Newtown Square, PA 19073
Saturday and Sunday – June 9 and 10
6:30AM to 6:00PM
Formerly known as Mud Run MS Philly, MuckRuckus is a race where teams of participants tackle a muddy obstacle course. This is one of our popular fundraisers with over 5,000 muck runner participants. Each muck runner has a minimum fundraising goal and we expect to raise over $1million this year!
There are plenty of jobs! When you complete your volunteer registration form you will be asked to select a volunteer position. Each position has many different jobs available such as check-in, set-up, clean-up, putting medals on race finishers, manning the water aid stations, the kid’s fun area, etc. We ask that you please be flexible as volunteer job assignments may change the day of the race depending on our needs. We will not, however, place you anywhere that you feel uncomfortable.
Register now at www.volunteerforMS.org or contact Joy McManus, Volunteer Coordinator, at (215) 271-1500 EXT 24124 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Diabetes Association
4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA 19131
Sunday, June 10
4:45AM to 8:45AM
Join us in Philadelphia for the 5K@ADA! Volunteer responsibilities may include directing participants along the course, distributing water at stations, helping with the clean up of facility after the event and similar functions in the start/finish area. Contact Mike Griffin, Volunteer Coordinator, at email@example.com or (617) 965-6811.