From California to Alaska, Hawaii to Oregon to Washington, here are several good deeds you can support:
San Francisco Bay Area: The Homeless Prenatal Program provides housing guidance, job training, and health and wellness programs to homeless people and families. They are seeking a volunteers to lead and help with many different programs.
How you can help: Take a look at the volunteer positions that could benefit from your help and contact the Homeless Prenatal Program volunteer coordinator by clicking this link.
Redmond: A fundraiser for Treehouse Therapies will be held on May 4 at the Redmond Proficiency Academy Performing Arts Theater. Jon Bullock, Ken Streater, and Naomi Wachira will speak and perform at this event that doubles as a springboard for community growth. Treehouse Therapies is a non-profit organization that offers physical and occupational therapy to families in need.
How you can help: Purchase tickets to attend or donate to Treehouse Therapies by buying a ticket that will be given to someone else who might not otherwise be able to attend. Tickets are $40 per person or $70 per couple. For more info please call 541-325-2027 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A friend of ours is a professor at a college that has a veterinary medicine degree. One of her former students, Jessica Brooks, was killed a few months ago in a car accident. Jessica’s fellow students, friends, and family have started a scholarship fund in her name to enable other young aspiring veterinarians to pay for their education at Washington State University.
How you can help: Donate today in order to honor Jessica’s memory by helping a student live his or her dream to be a vet. See http://giving.vetmed.wsu.edu/supporters/more-supporters/jessica-brooks for more information.
King County Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers. As a Meals on Wheels Volunteer you will belong to a team committed to helping homebound seniors maintain their health and independence.
How you can help: If you are committed to the well-being of elders, harbor good communication skills, are reliable, resourceful and cheerful, then this would be a great fit for you. Must also be able to lift 15lbs without assistance, and at least 18-years or older.Contact Melissa with Sound Generations at email@example.com or call (206) 448-5767
Sophia’s Place in Bellevue is seeking a Day Center Assistant to help Sophia Way’s mission in assisting women from homelessness to independence. You would be responsible for the day to day operations to provide a safe, clean, inviting and functional space for Day Center clients to gather during hours of operation.
Sophia’s Place also needs an individual that can commit to at least one day per week, from the hours of 10 am – 1 pm, preferably. They would also like an individual that can commit to at least 3-6 months or more. They need reliability and responsibility. There is 2hours of training required prior to your volunteer start date.
How you can help: If you are able to accommodate their needs and also have an interest in helping the local woman in your area, get back on their feet, then please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROOTS, out of Seattle. is looking for a dedicated, understanding and compassionate individual to offer comfort and a better living environment to those that we shelter. Volunteers should be available at least 1-day a week, and for 6-months or more, in order to establish a relationship with their guests. There are morning, evening and overnight shifts available to fill.
How you can help: Visit ROOTS online at www.rootsinfo.org. This position will be listed until July 30, 2017. Please follow site prompts and guidelines. If you have any questions, you can email your email@example.com to this address as well.