Update: Volunteer Opportunities as of October 7, 2020

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October is bringing plenty of opportunities to help neighbors as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Please consider offering your time and effort to the organizations listed below.

Backpack Brigade needs volunteers OCTOBER 13 AND 15 to respond to Seattle Public Schools increased needs at recently opened additional meal sites.

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Direct assistance to fulfill emergency needs

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Hello volunteers,

Recently we've seen a change in the types of help that people request through the Recovers.org Covid19 support website. People living in our area need direct and immediate assistance to purchase items like diapers and food, or to pay rent or utility bills. We commonly share lists of…

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Update: Volunteer Opportunities as of September 10, 2020

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Here's our updated list of volunteer opportunties.

Byrd Barr Food Bank, 722 18th Avenue needs volunteers for these weekly shifts:

  • Tuesday 11am-1pm
  • Wednesday 12pm-2pm
  • Wednesday 2pm-4pm
  • Thursday 9am-11am
  • Thursday 11am-1pm

Food Bank Coordinator Brian Yeager says: "These are client-facing shifts. They are fun!!" For more information or to sign…

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News from Backpack Brigade: Need More Volunteer Help in September

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We received the message below from Nichelle Hilton, CEO of Backpack Brigade. Their need for volunteers to help pack and deliver meals will increase starting starting Sept. 8th or 10th. Details below. Please contact Nichelle directly if interested: 206-495-8983; nichelle@backpackbrigade.org

Message from Nichelle We are in the warm days…

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King County Food Bank Home Delivery Ordering Form

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United Way of King County is offering weekly food box home delivery in partnership with select King County food banks and DoorDash. Please fill out this form to request a weekly, reoccurring food box order.

We will be in contact on a weekly basis to confirm food box deliveries and…

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Maps to Find Food Banks, Farms, and Takeout

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The Seattle Mayor's website has online information and maps here that show locations of farms and farmers markets where you can purchase fresh produce, food banks in the Seattle area, small businesses open for takeout, and sources of food support for younger and older people.

Update: Volunteer Opportunities as of August 7, 2020

posted 3 months ago by HomerHarrisHub from Homer Harris Hub COVID-19 Support
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Here's our most recent list of volunteer opportunities.

Byrd Barr Food Bank needs volunteers Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for 2-hour (or longer)shifts, 10 am to 3pm. For more information, contact Brian Yeager, brian@byrdbarr.place, 206-812-4961. You may also fill out an online form at: https://byrdbarrplace.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Byrd Barr Food Bank clients are…

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Why I Volunteer

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Many thanks to our volunteer Jim Lasersohn for writing this post and for the great work he does!

When the COVID-19 crisis started, I was on a sabbatical type of leave from work. The plan during this time included some local and foreign travel as well as serving as the…

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Instructions for how to sew face masks

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Coordinating group member Shelley McIntyre has written up her instructions for sewing face masks for kids and adults, posted here. Thank you, Shelley!

List of Summer Food and Meal Resources in Our Community

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List of Summer Food and Meal Resources in Our Community Compiled by State Senator Rebecca Saldaña

Summer Meals for K-12 Students: Seattle Public Schools

Meals at School Sites

Seattle Public Schools (SPS) has sack breakfasts and lunches available at school sites Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.…

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Needed - Diapers, formula, and volunteers for deliveries to Seattle World School families

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The Homer-Harris-Park COVID-19 support team has been working with Kandelia who provide direct support to the Seattle World School, one of only a few public schools in the country designed for newly arrived refugee and immigrant youth. As English language learners, these youth face significant language and cultural barriers to…

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Update: Volunteer Opportunities as of 24 June 2020

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In the midst of the twin crises caused by the pandemics of racism and COVID-19, now more than ever is the time to support each other, especially those disproportionately affected by systemic racism and COVID-19. We continue to seek local opportunities for providing mutual aid and support and share them…

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42 Masks Made by our Volunteers for SeattleYMCA

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From Becca Piel, SeattleYMCA: "I just wanted to reach out to you and thank your team of crafters for the masks! This morning, I delivered these items to various Seattle Housing Sites. The YMCA and United Way are currently teamed up to deliver meals to various homes throughout Seattle. The…

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Why We Volunteer

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Many thanks to neighbors Mithra and Ram who recently let us know why they volunteer.

"Since the virus outbreak began, we have been lucky to be healthy and gainfully employed. However, we are very aware that is not true for many others and so we wanted to give back in some…

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Help the YMCA Reach Out to Seniors by Phone!

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We have received a request from Seattle YMCA for help with their Senior Wellness telephone calls to seniors in our community. Most of the calls are fun! People are glad to hear from the Y. If volunteers have a phone call with a senior who needs support, a YMCA staff…

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