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Volunteer Needs Column 

July 27, 2012   


What's New This Week?
Back to School Time
Salvation Army is seeking volunteers:
  • August 7th to help with Annual Tools for Schools where they will pass out school supplies.
  • August 16 (from 1pm until 4pm?) to help with all leftover school supplies to be inventoried and packed away until a January restock  for the Lafayette schools.
For more information, call Audrey or Eloise at 765-742-0006.

Still Needed

Sign up to sort books
Children's Literacy Coalition received about 3000 books from UCC National Youth Event this month which now need to be sorted to divide among the groups. Sorting will take place several days in August. If interested, email Amy or call 765-742-9077 x 222

Tippy Connect Tri-N-Run Training Series

This Training Series is the official training series of the Purdue Boilermaker Half Marathon taking place on October 20th.  There will be a 5k/10k event on August 25th and a 15k on September 22nd...all as a training series for someone who's building up mileage to prepare for the Half Marathon in October. Volunteers are needed for:    

  • registration
  • on-route directional assistance
  • timing and general setup
Volunteers would need to meet at the north parking lot of Ross Ade Stadium between 7-8am until 10:30am for the 5k/10k and until 11:30am for the 15k. For more information email Tressa
or call 765-448-4100.
 If interested in learning about more volunteer opportunities, contact Amy at the 
United Way Volunteer Center or visit:



Thank you Session II Leaders of Tomorrow!

Week of Caring

September 10-16

2012 WOC

United Way of Greater Lafayette Week of Caring 2012 is just around the corner! 

Last year, over 450 volunteers completed over 70 projects at many local non-profit organizations during our annual Week of Caring. We need your help to make this year's event an even greater success for the organizations in our community.

CAP Council prepared and served a meal at Lafayette Transitional Housing Center during Week of Caring 2011 

If you are an agency, you can start submitting projects by going to the website and filling out the
Project Proposal Form . Projects are due by August 3rd to the United Way Volunteer Center.

If you want to participate, put together a team and projects will be available online on August 9th!

If you have questions you can visit the United Way Volunteer Center website WOC page, email Amy Wood, Volunteer Associate or call 765-742-9077 x 222.

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Did you Know?

The estimated dollar value of volunteer time is $21.36 an hour.