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Day of Caring
April 26, 2018

The Day of Caring kick-off breakfast will be held at First United Methodist Church (1100 Central Avenue) in the Christian Life Center (just behind the main part of the church) located at 218 Pratt Steet.

The kick-off breakfast will begin at 7:30 AM. Following the program and Day of Caring group picture, volunteers will disperse to project locations.

The projects will vary for location (please see below). Some materials and/or lunch will be provided at the organization.

Abilities Unlimited, 530 Mt. Pine Road

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Volunteers Needed: FULL
  • Project Details: Paint outdoor furniture
  • Skills Needed: Smile and willingness!
  • Items Needed: Paint cover-up for clothing

Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store, 1819 Albert Pike Road

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Volunteers Needed: FULL
  • Project Details: Sort and hang clothing

Area Agency on Aging Senior Companion, 117 Ray Drive, Suite 33, Mt. Ida, AR

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 10
  • Project Details: Re-paint office space and redo the floors
  • Skills Needed: Painting
  • Items Needed: Work clothes

Cooper Anthony Mercy Child Advocay Center, 216 McAuley Court

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: FULL
  • Project Details: Help refresh garden area - weed and plant new flowers
  • Skills Needed: Gardening
  • Items Needed: Work gloves, sun hats, sunscreen and shovels

Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic, 133 Arbor Street

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 10
  • Project Details: Outside yard clean-up
  • Skills Needed: Ability to bend, rake, and operate a tree trimmer
  • Items Needed: Work gloves, knee pads if uncomfortable kneeling on the ground

Emergent Arts, 341-A Whittington Avenue

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 8
  • Project Details: General studio improvements including light carpentry, painting, organizing and cleaning
  • Skills Needed: Basic carpentry and tool use
  • Items Needed: Work clothes and gloves

First Step, Inc, 407 Carson

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Volunteers Needed: 20
  • Project Details: "A Day in the Life!" Meet the First Step Clients children and adults, Reading or storytelling to clients, music and art with the clients, or dance with the clients.
  • Special Skills: Need to be willing to spend some time with great people (we will find something that fits your skills and interest and allows for exposure for those with development disabilities)

Gethsemane Outreach, 

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 20
  • Project Details: Work-force projects such as yard work and light home repair
  • Skille Needed: Painting, yard work, general construction/clean-up
  • Items Needed: Work gloves, eye protection, sun hats and work tools

Healthy Connections, 136 Health Park Lane, Mena, AR

  • Time: 9:45AM - 12:00PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 7
  • Project Details: Mulch and plant bulbs along the walking trail in Mena
  • Items Needed: Work gloves, sun hats, shovels, rakes and hand garden tools

Hot Springs Family YMCA, 130 Werner Street

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Volunteers Needed: FULL
  • Project Details: Putting a small raised bed garden in on the front of our child care pavilion, along with signage

Imagination Library of the Ouachitas, Garland County Library: 1427 Malvern Avenue

  • Time: 10:45 AM 
  • Volunteers Needed: 7
  • Project Details: Read to children with a craft at the Garland County Library and sign children up for Imagination Library

Jackson House Thrift Store Too, 623 Albert Pike Road

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: FULL
  • Project Details: Put out thrift store merchandise

Ouachita Behavioral Health and Wellness, 125 Wellness Way

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 3
  • Project Details: Yard sale prep
  • Skills Needed: Organizational skills
  • Items Needed: Work gloves

Ouachita Children's Center, INC, 339 Charteroak

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 12
  • Project Details: Paint kids rooms on the boys hall
  • Items Needed: Paint clothes, hat, etc

Project HOPE Food Bank, 915B Gaines Avenue

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Volunteers Needed: FULL
  • Project Details: Building food boxes
  • Items Needed: Work gloves

Project HOPE Food Bank, 915B Gaines Avenue

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: FULL
  • Project Details: Warehouse work
  • Items Needed: Work gloves 

The Salvation Army, 115 Crescent Avenue

  • Time: 4:30 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: FULL
  • Project Details: Prepare and serve the nightly meal at the Red Shield Cafe'

Sozo Recovery Centers, 243 Nathan Terrace, Jessieville, AR

  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 10
  • Project Details: Garden and greenhouse preparation for growing vegetables
  • Special Skills: Gardening experience
  • Items Needed: Work gloves, sun screen and bug spray

United Way of the Ouachitas, 233 Hobson Avenue

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 4
  • Project Details: General yard work
  • Items Needed: Work gloves

United Way of the Ouachitas, 233 Hobson Avenue

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: FULL
  • Project Details: Assemble shelving unit and organize items on shelves

United Way of the Ouachitas, 233 Hobson Avenue

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 2
  • Project Details: Clean out gutters
  • Items Needed: Work gloves
  • Special Skills: Ability to climb and stand on ladder

United Way of the Ouachitas, 233 Hobson Avenue

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 2
  • Project Details: Wash windows (inside and out)

United Way of the Ouachitas, 233 Hobson Avenue

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 5
  • Project Details: Outside painting of gas light and handrails; and paint front and back doors
  • Items Needed: Clothes you don't mind getting dirty
  • Skills Needed: Prior paint experience is a plus

United Way of the Ouachitas, 233 Hobson Avenue

  • Time: 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Volunteers Needed: 8
  • Project Details: Gel stain office partitions
  • Skills Needed: How to use a paint brush

 

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