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April 19,  2013  

What's New This Week?

Blue Jean Ball 

Food Finders Food Bank is having its first signature fundraiser  and are looking for volunteers for the following:

  • 5-8 volunteers to set up, May 17th from 1 - 5pm
  • 5-8 volunteers to tear down, May 20th from 8 - 11am
  • 8 volunteers at event, May 18th from 5 - 10pm
  • check in guests, monitor silent auctions and other general tasks.
  • at least 18 years old for day of event
  • at least 16 years old for set up and tear down

For more information, email Amy at agaulke@food-finders.org or call 471-0062


Animal Adoption Helpers 

Almost Home Humane Society is looking for volunteers who are able to commit at least 2 hours per week as an Adoption Helper.  These volunteers will be assisting visitors to Almost Home and matching them with potential pets. Adoption Helpers are most needed Saturday and Sunday afternoons between the hours of 12-4 and also throughout the week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12-6.  To learn more email Derek at derek@almosthomehumane.org or call 765-474-5222.


Help Former Nurse Reconnect love a nurse

Cumberland Pointe Healthcare is looking for a nurse or nursing student to spend time and talk with a former charge nurse that still identifies with her past roll. Hoping for empowerment and memories. If interested, contact Suzi at suzi.smith@cumberlandpointehc.com or call 765-463-2571

Wanted Master Gardeners  

Keystone Kids at the Lyn Treece Boys and Girls Club is seeking volunteers with gardening experience to work with youth in an education garden program 1 hour a week. To learn more or get involved, contact Ian at tufiant@gmail.com or 765-490-8263.

Still Needed

TippyConnect Kickball Classic     

Are you looking for a fun volunteer opportunity to support Food Finders Food Bank? On April 27, TippyConnect Young Professionals is hosting their annual Kickballl Classic Tournament on April 27th and all proceeds benefit Food Finders Food Bank! Volunteers will help with:  

  • registration;
  • monitoring games;
  • score keeping, and more.
  • available 1:30am until 4pm.
If interested in this opportunity, contact York Pollert, YPollert@donrscheidt.com at TippyConnect.

Moms Day Out
A collaboration of many organizations are helping moms get a much needed day out! Help out by volunteering for this event on May 3rd from 9am to 3pm at Lafayette Adult Resource Academy.
About 20 volunteers needed to:
  • Set up;
  • serve lunch;
  • clean up;
  • and other misc. duties.
If interested, contact Annie at anne@fsilafayette.org

Annual Tree Planting Event 

Tree Lafayette Annual Arbor Day celebration and tree planting is
Saturday, May 4th at 9am on Brady Lane South, between Sagamore Parkway and Concord Road. They need 150-170 volunteers to plant 69 trees. Great group or family project! Sign up to volunteer online by going to the Tree Lafayette website: www.TreeLafayette.org or for more information, contact Matt Green,mgreen@heritage-interactive.com.

If interested in learning about more ways to get involved, contact Amy at the  
United Way Volunteer Center or visit:
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Leaders of Tomorrow Summer Youth Volunteering Program

Session I - June 3 - 28
Session II - July 8 - August 2

Leaders of Tomorrow is a youth service-learning program to encourage young people between the ages of 11 to 15 and 16 to 18 to become involved and aware of citizens in the community through volunteering.

Registration now open!
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Tax Day has come

and gone!


Thank you to all the VITA volunteers who worked tirelessly in completing taxes for our community!


We could not have done it without you! 


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