Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted through March 15.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Monday, February 18, 2013
Volunteer one day per week for an hour to mentor a 6th-8th grade student on a day of your choosing Monday-Thursday.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Round up of volunteer opportunities in December.
GED Classroom Volunteers Needed GED classroom volunteers are needed to tutor adults in basic reading, writing, and math. Classes are held at St. Charles Community College as well as seven off-campus locations. One is sure to be close to your home. Volunteers must have a high school diploma and be at least 18 years old, positive, friendly, and patient. Training is provided and no previous experience is necessary. To learn more or to volunteer, contact Jeanette Boria at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 636-922-8504. Holiday fun at Crisis Nursery St. Charles 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2012 Volunteers will interact and play games with children residing in the nursery and help the agency make holiday decorations. Sign up here. Sort holiday…
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Check out our round up of volunteer opportunities.
Help with Scouting for Food Scouting for Food is a food drive Nov. 17. Scouts collect items to serve pantries during the holiday season. Volunteers are needed from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. to help with collecting, sorting and boxing food collected at firehouses on the bag collection day. Sign up here to help in Ferguson. Sign up here to help in Lemay. Sign up here to help in University City. Sign up here to help in Chesterfield. Sign up here to help in Webster Groves. Sign up here to help in Creve Coeur. Sign up here to help in Ballwin. Thanksgiving fun for Teen Girls Bring simple thanksgiving decorations, supplies for crafts and ingredients for baking cookies and have fun for a few hours with girls in residential care at Epworth in Webster …
Monday, October 29, 2012
The American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region has dispatched 14 volunteers and five emergency response vehicles.
As the East Coast begins to be hammered by Hurricane Sandy, the St. Louis chapter of the American Red Cross has dispatched regional volunteers and emergency response vehicles to the storm-battered area. The American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region has now sent 14 volunteers and five emergency response vehicles, as the storm is already leaving tens of thousands without power. More from the Red Cross: These volunteers from around the region are serving in the relief efforts in New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland. They are driving the emergency response vehicles, working in shelters, and assisting in the areas of mental health and staff health. At this time, all further deployments, with the exception of possibly emergency …
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters thank the volunteers who make their mission possible.
Thanks to the hard work and dedication of more than 700,000 volunteers in the area, St. Louis has been ranked 10th out of all major cities across the country in its volunteer rate. According to annual research from Volunteering in America, more than 31.3 percent of St. Louis residents donate their time to volunteer work. This, of course, comes as no surprise to the team at Big Brothers Big Sisters. The agency has always relied on the generous contributions of its volunteers. In 2011, nearly 2,800 volunteers will assist Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri in carrying out its mission of building trusting and enduring relationships that encourage and support young people. By giving the gift of their friendship, each and every one of …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Daily PatchCast: University City Schools Hosts Returning Artists Program, Creve Coeur Mayor Receives Heart Surgery and More
A roundup of the region's major developments for Friday.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: O'Fallon City Council, Residents Discuss Issues with Residential Rental Inspections Dielmann Out Of Heart Surgery City Gives Boost to Foundry Art Centre Lake Saint Louis Volunteers In Medicine Clinic helps Uninsured Alums in the Arts Celebrated at Reception
Thursday, December 9, 2010
'Tis the season to be giving, and Hazelwood Patch has some ideas on ways you can help.
Those looking for a way to volunteer this season — or any time of year — have plenty of options in Hazelwood. Whether you're looking to volunteer your time in a food pantry, mentor a local child, donate holiday presents or give blood, the below information can help you find a good cause on which you'll enjoy spending your time. The St. Louis Area Food Bank needs your help in multiple ways. You can volunteer to work in the repackaging center where volunteers are relied upon to sort, box and re-package food to be distributed to area families, children and seniors. You can also hold a community food drive. They are a critical source of food for the food bank and with a little assistance from the food bank can be done anywhere including the …