What type of volunteer work do you perform?

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  1. mvillecat profile image67
    mvillecatposted 9 years ago

    What type of volunteer work do you perform?

    I am a current member of Project Linus that gives children in need a security blank which is homemade.

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  2. neophonic profile image70
    neophonicposted 9 years ago

    I help with websites to neonatal care NGO and with fundraising activities. Selling their products through e-shop. http://nedoklubko.cz , we are from Czech Republic. Your handmade help is kinda same like our project "mothers for mothers", but with different stuff made for babies smile

    1. mvillecat profile image67
      mvillecatposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Very cool. I will check the site out and tweet it. I love a great charity. I would love to visit your country one day. Thanks for commenting.

  3. Trish303 profile image65
    Trish303posted 9 years ago

    I work at a food bank twice a week, and also me and a group of friends make baby blankets for new moms, and make quilts for homeless in the winter.

    1. mvillecat profile image67
      mvillecatposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      What fabulous work you do. Thank you for your efforts to help others in their time of need. Thanks for commenting.

  4. kittyjj profile image69
    kittyjjposted 9 years ago

    I volunteer at my children's school, mainly inside their classrooms, to grade exams, prepare homework handouts, and help with group activities.  I sometimes chaperone short field trips.

    1. mvillecat profile image67
      mvillecatposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I volunteered during high school and college at my mom's school. I loved chaperoning field trips. Thanks for your volunteering and commenting.

  5. Peanutritious profile image59
    Peanutritiousposted 9 years ago

    I work as a volunteer for Oxfam. I sort through the donated clothes and get them steamed, priced and onto the shop floor. I also cash up and sort out refunds etc.

    1. mvillecat profile image67
      mvillecatposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Oxfam is a wonderful charity. Thanks for all the work you do on behalf of others. Thanks for commenting.

  6. Beata Stasak profile image81
    Beata Stasakposted 9 years ago

    I used to work in the Parenting Library and Services as a volunteer librarian, recently I work as a Counselour volunteer to help with addictive behaviours and as
    an art guide for Primary School students for our National Art gallery. I love volunteering as I have learnt new skills and meet many interesting people I would not meet and learn otherwise.

    1. mvillecat profile image67
      mvillecatposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for all those volunteer hours you put in. I am sure you have enriched the lives of so many people. Thanks for commenting.

  7. teddi6 profile image60
    teddi6posted 9 years ago

    I bake for a residential care home a few times a year. I bring them cookies and goodies and visit with them.  I gather up as many youngsters as I can to help and we have a good time. 
         People would be surprised by the number of shut ins who are not elderly, but ill who get little or no visitors.
         On Easter I make baskets, with food items they're allowed. Christmas is a stocking with goodies from Santa. I crochet sox for anyone who needs them, they just give me a size.
          It sounds like a lot, but I've done it for so long now that I have it down to a science and if I don't have time to bake, I buy!

    1. mvillecat profile image67
      mvillecatposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! What wonderful work you do. Yes, shut ins are not exclusive to the elderly. Many people suffer great illness in youth. Thanks for involving the young folks in your work. You are a fine example for them to follow.

 
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