Community Service Opportunities-6.9.2017
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.
The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign has begun through Saturday, December 23, 2017. Sign up for a shift with your friends and family to support the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army in Dane County provides programs which include shelter and counseling for homeless families and single women, prevention of homelessness, a food pantry , emergency disaster services and after-school activities for children at risk. Sign up online at ringbells.org . There are over 12, 000 shifts available in Dane County alone, with locations in Middleton and Cross Plains
Creating for a Cause: a Holiday Art Fair- December 2-3, 2017
Over 60 artists will transform MOM’s distribution center for the weekend and are donating a minium of 20% of their sales to help MOM’s homelessness prevention and hunger fighting programs. Shifts are available on Saturday and Sunday to help run the event. Sign up on this link: MOM: Creating for a Cause
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. ________________________________________________________________
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com 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
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.