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Community Service Opportunities-3.1.2017

Click on the link to access the Community Service Tracking form:  Community Service Hours Tracking Form. Record your hours and hold on to your form.  Please DO NOT TURN THEM IN. 

When your hours are complete, enter them HERE.

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Hey Seniors and Everyone Else!  Here is great event if you are looking for a volunteer opportunity to complete your Service Learning graduation requirement.  The CRAZY LEGS Run to support UW Athletics will be held on Saturday April 29.  40 students from MHS are needed to run the wave starts—training is provided!  A bus will leave MHS at 8 am and return at approximately noon.  If you are interested, see Ms. Stodola.  Signed permission slips must be returned by April 7.

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RECYCLE! REPURPOSE! REUSE!

Are you interested in recycling and keeping useful items out of our landfills?  Help disassemble donated trophies to be reused and recycled. 

Where:  Total Awards- 6686 Odana Road, Madison—near West Towne Mall

When:  Every day after school until 5:30

Contact Ms. Stodola- kstodola@mcpasd.k12.wi.us to commit to a timeslot.  This is a great opportunity for Seniors who still need hours as you could go during your Senior Release.

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Do you love HISTORY?  Would you like to learn more about the history of Middleton and become a Docent—Museum Tour Guide?

Middleton Area Historical Society has two museums and is looking for help.  

The Rowley House Museum on Hubbard Ave. is open April through October Tuesday from 1-4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  This year, the Depot on Parmenter Street will be open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Both museums are looking for volunteers to greet visitors and show them around the museum.  No previous knowledge of Middleton history is needed.  This is a great opportunity to give back to your community and share with your neighbors.  You can sign up for one shift or many shifts.

Attend a training session:

Saturday, April 8

10 am

Rowley House Museum--7410 Hubbard Ave

 For more information, contact:  Teresa Andrews at tmandrews@chorus.net  OR just come on April 8 to the volunteer training day!

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EARN SERVICE HOURS for PARTICIPATING in the MHS RELAY FOR LIFE! 

Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 6 pm until midnight

Grab your friends and form a team to work to end cancer.  MHS Relay for Life

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Adopt Me Animal Rescue is a local non-profit all-breed dog rescue.  The mission is to re-home & rehabilitate at-risk dogs who are living in a hi-kill shelter .  The dogs are place into foster home until they are adopted.   You can help the puppies to raise funds by working concessions with your friends at UW basketball games!  OR you can work at Pet Smart on Sunday afternoons to walk, play with and clean up after the puppies.  How fun is that?  Check out the website www.adoptmeforever.org for more volunteer information or contact Lindsay Trustem at trustem0116@gmail.com

GIO's GARDEN:

Gio's Garden is a therapeutic respite center for families with children with special needs.  The center is located just two blocks from the MHS.  They are in need of volunteers to help with:  care of the kids, clerical support, special events and special events planning, cleaning,  yardwork, planting, gardening and staffing their summer camp.

Please contact Ms. Stodola at mhsservicelearning@mcpasd.k12.wi.us if you would like to learn more.

                                    

MOM is a non-profit that is leading a community-wide effort to prevent homelessness and end hunger for people throughout Middleton, West Madison and Cross Plains.  Through the support of business partners, area schools and faith communities, as well as numerous individuals and service organizations, MOM provides - free of charge - food, clothing, housing assistance, emergency financial assistance, and special services for seniors.  Click this link for more programs where you can help! M.O.M. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES   If you have questions, Email:  volunteer@momhelps.org  and put "HS Service Hours" in the subject line.

 

Organize a Food Drive:  Find our TOP TEN needed items and food drive tips online.  Bring donations to the pantry during open hours or attend a Pulbic Tour of MOM and bring in your dontations then.  Donatefood.momhelps.org

Organize a clothing or bedding drive.  MOM is in need of linens (gently-used and clean), towels, twin/dbl/queen sixed sheets, blankets, mattress pads, shower curtains, bath mats, baby blankets.  More info on clothing donations online. momhelps.org/support/donate-clothing-other-goods/

 

Middleton Public Library:

The library is looking for volunteers to help shelve books, copy, make posters and various clerical work.

See their website:   http://www.midlibrary.org/Volunteer

Middleton Senior Center:

 Seniors are in need of lawn care, grocery pick up, cleaning, and gardening.  Seniors would also enjoy being read to, playing cards and teaching how to knit and crochet.

See their website:  http://www.ci.middleton.wi.us/index.aspx?NID=191 or 

Contact:  Sandy   608-662-0827

Middleton Youth Center: 

The Youth Center is in need of tutors and program leaders to work with students from 5th through 8th grade after school and during the summer   

For more information, click here:  MYC.Tutor Flyer 2016-2017

Or contact:  

Gabrielle Hinahara 

ghinahara@ci.middleton.wi.us

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If you know of an organization or specific event that is in need of volunteers, please contact Karen Stodola at MHSServiceLearning@mcpasd.k12.wi.us.