Cradles to Crayons - October 6 (Brighton)
What You'll Do:
You’ll be volunteering in the Giving Factory warehouse, helping to quality-check, sort, and package donations at specific stations to ultimately be distributed to the children served.
About Cradles to Crayons:
Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive—at home, at school, and at play. They supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities.
Rosie's Place - October 26, November 10, December 8 (Boston)
What You’ll Do:
Volunteers will cook, serve, and clean up lunch for 75–150 women and children in the Rosie’s Place dining room.
The Rosie’s Place dining room runs like a well-oiled machine under the experienced eye of its professional staff. They design, prepare, and serve lunch and dinner every day with the help of a volunteer crew. You’ll get clear instructions throughout the shift, and the end result will be delicious. Volunteers assist with preparing the meal, serving soup, and passing out various items like tea and sugar. Volunteers then plate the meal and act as wait staff, serving guests at their table. After the meal, volunteers tidy the space by collecting dishes, operating the dishwasher, and cleaning off tables.
About Rosie’s Place:
Rosie’s Place is a sanctuary for poor and homeless women located in Boston’s South End. Its mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that helps poor and homeless women maintain their dignity, seek opportunity, and find security in their lives.
Habitat for Humanity - November 23 (Andover)
What You'll Do:
Volunteers will participate in construction tasks at the build site in Andover to help build affordable housing for a local family in need.
About Habitat For Humanity:
Habitat for Humanity is the largest non-profit home builder in the world. Habitat for Humanity builds simple, affordable homes in partnership with people who need them. It shares a global vision where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
Christmas in the City - December 2019 date TBD (Boston)
Stay tuned for more details!