you for your donations to the School Supplies Drive. Distribution
of the supplies will take place in the beginning of September
and will benefit area shelters, schools and families.
thanks you to the Annenberg School for Communication for your
furniture donation over the past months that benefited two area
is a listing of volunteer opportunities based on community requests
for assistance and/or partnerships. If you would like to volunteer
for any of the following programs, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (215) 898-2020.
Sampson-Mapp, Associate Director,
Faculty Staff and Alumni Volunteer Services
Penn Volunteers In Public Service
Center for Community Partnerships
Plus Citywide Clean Sweep Philadelphia Housing Authority
(PHA) Saturday, September 15, 8 a.m. Volunteer to help clean
up the grounds located at 44th and Market Streets. Help to beautify
the area for the many tenants living at this PHA location, There's
no present like your time.
Volunteers Saturday, September 22, 9 a.m.-noon,
to help fight blight on a strategic corridor just south of the Rittenhouse
Square area. We will clean streets and vacant lots on South 20th
Street from Fitzwater (two blocks south of South Street) to Mifflin
Street -- about a mile in all. This is part of the Philadelphia
More Beautiful 17th District Cleanup. Tools, work gloves, and refreshments
provided. For details, contact Laura Blanchard (215) 985-1445, email@example.com
or Isabel Mapp.
Mentors, Mentors needed for the Penn's WorkPlace Mentoring
Program in its 8th year of operation! Volunteer to mentor an 8th
grade middle school student one day a month. Students come to campus
the third Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. from October - May. They
participate in a group program and then visit with their individual
mentor in the mentor's workplace. Students depart campus around
1:30 p.m. Each mentor receives training and support. Join the many
other mentors involved in this program.
is a strong need for help at the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania.
The Apherisis Donor Center really needs people to donate platelet
cells (it's very much like giving blood) to help out children with
leukemia. Won't you and/or your group do something really worthwhile?
It's a very worthy cause--these children have suffered through a
lot in their lives. Visit the website for additional information
Needed Is your department upgrading its computers? Would
you like to donate your used computers to a worthy cause? The Center
for Community Partnerships and a group of volunteers are working
to provide computers to West Philadelphia schools, families and
nonprofit agencies. Join us by donating your used computers to this
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