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Volunteer Opportunity: Feed My Starving Children

Holiday meal packing shifts are now open for registration at Feed My Starving Children! Bring your work team or your family and in two hours you can make a difference! Meal packing shifts are available Monday-Saturday from 9am-8pm at Coon Rapids, Chanhassen or Eagan. More info at www.fmsc.org.

Volunteer Opportunity: People Serving People

People Serving People is Minnesota's largest and most comprehensive emergency shelter for families and a dedicated leader in homelessness prevention. People Serving People exists to see families thrive and is committed to transformative change with a racial equity and trauma informed lens. By supporting the comprehensive services at People Serving People, you are helping children and families experiencing homelessness build a strong foundation for their long-term success. You can learn more about their crisis response, early childhood education, and systems change work at peopleservingpeople.org. Thank you for supporting People Serving People’s vision of healed families and transformed communities.

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Volunteer Opportunity: BestPrep Cloud Coach

Providing mentorship to young people in our community is one of the most important ways to volunteer. Local nonprofit BestPrep’s program, Cloud Coach, impacted more than 2,000 students in Minneapolis and St. Paul with the help of 2,000 volunteers during the 2021-2022 school year.

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Volunteer Opportunities September 2022

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Volunteer Opportunities August 2022

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Lead Volunteer Opportunities: 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

Lead Volunteer Opportunities: 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

HandsOn Twin Cities is looking for a group of motivated, service-oriented volunteers to help orchestrate a large-scale hunger relief event on Monday, 9/12/22. This important event is one of many signature 9/11 Day-supported projects being held in observance of the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Other event locations include New York City, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, St. Louis, San Francisco, and others.

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Action Day 2022

It's time to jump into action! Greater Twin Cities United Way is bringing together community changemakers for our annual Action Day initiative to provide backpacks full of school supplies for 50,000 local students! 

Each year, more than 100,000 greater Twin Cities students return to school without essential school supplies to support their work in the classroom.

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2022 CVC-TC Annual Celebration Photos and Survey

Thank you to everyone who had the opportunity to join us at the 2022 Annual Celebration!

We hope you enjoyed every moment of the event in being able to network, visit the volunteer fair organizations, and be inspired by our presentation and special guest, Justice Alan Page.

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Member Highlight: Comcast

Member Highlight: Comcast

Comcast is grateful to our military community for its dedication to our country. We also recognize their family members who also contribute so much to our country and to our company. Here in the Twin Cities Region, nearly 200 Comcasters demonstrated appreciation by gifting 35 new bikes to local area military kids.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Celebrate Northeast Parade

Volunteer Opportunities: Celebrate Northeast Parade

Click here for more information about the Celebrate Northeast Parade.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Pack at the Park

Volunteer Opportunities: Pack at the Park

Pack at the Park is back! Come and pack Feed My Starving Children meals at Target Field July 20-21.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Meals on Wheels Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities: Meals on Wheels Volunteers

Brighten someone’s day with a meal and a smile!

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Volunteer Opportunities: Family Fun Day

Volunteer Opportunities: Family Fun Day

We’d love for you to join Living Well Disability Services to help out this June 16 as we bring back the fun – Family Fun Day!

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Connected for Strategy Day

Connected for Strategy Day

Volunteer recruitment for Connected for Strategy Day is open from May 23 – June 12!

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Volunteer Opportunities: Three Activities

This month, we're highlighting three volunteer opportunities: gardening for Living Well Disability Services, special event volunteers and Meals on Wheels volunteers for Wilder.

 

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May Program: Principles and Power of Pro Bono Volunteerism

CVC-TC Program: Principles and Power of Pro Bono Volunteerism

In this session, Tracy Nielsen and Joy Altmann from HandsOn Twin Cities will share the power of pro bono volunteerism and the impact that it can make for companies, nonprofits, and individual volunteers.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Greater Twin Cities United Way

Join Greater Twin Cities United Way for Flavors of Our Community – a food initiative focused on increasing access to culturally specific food items at local food shelves.

Our community is home to many cultures with a variety of meaningful foods and flavors. It is important that our neighbors experiencing food insecurity have access to foods and spices that are familiar and significant to their culture. In partnership with local nonprofits, Greater Twin Cities United Way developed 7 pantry packs.

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21 Polar Plunge Jumpers Support Special Olympics Minnesota

Twenty one ECMC Group volunteers braved the cold water to support Special Olympics Minnesota through the Polar Plunge!

Each year, the Polar Plunge challenges thousands of brave jumpers at numerous locations around Minnesota to jump into a lake during the winter months. All funds raised go toward programming and events for more than 8,200 athletes statewide.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Second Harvest Heartland

Second Harvest Heartland is experiencing a large shortage of volunteers putting us behind on food repacking and impacting delivery of high demand produce and other food items to our neighbors experiencing food insecurity.

We offer shifts Mondays-Saturdays morning through evening from 4-40 spots.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Hammer Residences

Hammer Residences has created a new volunteer program called “Cooks in the Kitchen”. We are inviting small groups of 4 to 6 volunteers to cook two recipes at a time in our Central Office kitchen in Wayzata, MN.

These two meals are then distributed to four of our homes which are often short staffed. Having prepared meals available allow the staff at the homes more time to focus on the personal care and needs of the individuals living there. Recipes, groceries, and supplies are all provided. Hammer Central Office employees piloted the program by testing out the recipes. The homes just loved the meals!

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