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Volunteer Opportunities In and Around Annapolis
Sign up to pitch in at the Annapolis Neck Library, or even help out with the community Thanksgiving dinner at the Salvation Army.
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Volunteens donate their time over the summer at the Eastport/Annapolis Neck Library.
- Annapolis Opera
Volunteers ages 16 and older are needed to help with publicity, school outreach, ad sales, performance support, bookkeeping, computer work, receptions, support for the vocal competition and auditions, and much more. Call 410-267-8135, or email, or visit the website for more information.
- Happy Helpers for the Homeless
On Nov. 19, in recognition of National Family Volunteer Day, Happy Helpers for the Homeless will prepare 1,000 sandwiches from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Grace Point Presbyterian Church, 615 Donaldson Ave. in Severn.
If you'd like to do something to help at home, donations are needed for the "Bag a Breakfast Project." Put together a bag breakfast to be distributed to the homeless with a box of cereal, spoon and cup, pastry, fruit, hot chocolate package with cup and spoon, juice box, and napkin. Contact Bobbi Coffman at 443-433-2416 for more information.
- Salvation Army
The Salvation Army based in Annapolis will host a community Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 24 and needs volunteers. Other needs include volunteers for a variety of Christmas programs in November and December, donations of meals for sorters of Angel Tree gifts, sponsorship of Angel Trees, and donations of non-perishable food.
Contact Richard and/or Ruth New at 410-263-4091 or email email@example.com for more information.
- Operation Welcome Home
Volunteers needed every week at BWI Airport International Terminal to welcome military personnel returning home by cheering, clapping and shaking hands to say thanks.
Also needed are donations of water and snacks for the troops, along with “thank you” cards for distribution in snack bags.
For more information, call 410-757-0982 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Drivers Needed for Regency Park Assisted Living
Winter weather is around the corner so Regency Park Assisted Living is searching for volunteer drivers (with a four-wheel-drive vehicle), age 21 and older with a good driving record.
Sign up now to help transport caregivers to the facility in Gambrills in inclement weather conditions. Contact Judy Long at 410-923-1200 or email email@example.com.
- Opportunity Builders, Inc.
This nonprofit group provides vocational training and employment services to adults with developmental disabilities. Volunteer Instructor Aides, minimum age 18, assist clients with staying on-task to meet production quotas and help them to learn appropriate work skills and techniques.
Volunteers who can commit to coming to the Millersville facility, once a week for at least three months are preferred.
Volunteers, individuals and groups, also conduct job interviews, teach computer classes, assist with special events, painting and maintenance projects, serve on an OBI committee and more.
Email Leslie Prewitt or call 410-787-0700 or visit the website.