Make A Difference Day 2013
HAVE YOU STARTED TO THINK ABOUT HOW YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
Volunteer Community Connections is happy to present Make A Difference Day on Oct. 26, 2013 with numerous ways for the community to get involved and help others.
Sponsored by USA WEEKEND Magazine in partnership with HandsOn Network, Make A Difference Day is the nation’s largest day of doing good. For nearly two decades, Make A Difference Day has consistently called millions to action to feed, clothe and house their neighbors.
There are many ways to participate in this fun day of doing good, either by joining opportunities already being planned or by organizing an activity of your own and registering.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY PROJECTS
Crowley Museum: looking for volunteers for Crawleyween, a trick or treat for children ages 0 to 14. Nature themed decorations line the Children's Discovery Path. Costume contest. Safe trick or treating for the whole family.
Education Foundation of Sarasota County –Texcellence Unboxing Bonanza! Help unbox 2,000 Microsoft Office licenses that will be installed on Texcellence computers for needy students from 11-5pm on 10/25/2013
No longer available:
Brush Up Sarasota–painting the exterior of homes for citizens of Sarasota who need assistance. How can you help? We need: teams, paint, paint cups and rollers. Interested in sponsoring the coffee break? Contact Mindi Rohan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 941-953-5965.
Children's Academy at Truvine Baptist Church–painting interior and exterior of Children's Academy. Materials needed for this project: paint, supplies including rollers and brushes.
St. Martha Early Learning Care Center – create a butterfly garden from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
Mothers Helping Mothers - help restock shelves from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
New Life Lutheran Church – Create rag dolls for kids to hug from 10:00 a.m. to noon. No special skills required.
Interested in one of these opportunities? Register using the forms below:
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY FORMS
To register as an INDIVIDUAL
To register as a TEAM
To register your PROJECT
Make A Difference Day PSA by Ringling College of Art and Design students.
The WareHouse of Venice – is painting a house for someone in need.
Bayou Oaks – pressure washing windows.
New College CKI Club will be working at the New College Childcare Center to help paint, landscape, and generally clean up.
Hallowed Halls at Ringling College of Art and Design, benefiting The Boys and Girls Club and the Y Youth Shelter.
Chalutzim Youth Group will be making Halloween themed challah bread for needy children in the area.
White Rabbit Production Group will be creating VCC’s story while filming Make a Difference Day at various locations.
Amaryllis Park Neighborhood Association will be conducting a Newtown Community Block Beautification Project. at 34th street, Links Ave and Gillespie Ave. Please contact VCC if you have equipment that can be used: rakes, shovels, wheel borrows.
Cemeterror benefiting JDRF at 2554 19th Street, Sarasota.
YMCA Achievers will collect toiletry items to give to SPARCC the Dalia Anzures project.
For SPONSORSHIP opportunities please contact Mindi Rohan at email@example.com or call 941-953-5965.
Many people, organizations, and businesses donated their time, supplies, and money in to make MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY a success.
Ringling College of Art & Design students: Andres Paz, Kristin Sjoquist, Samesha Singletary, Dania Hammad, Holly Lavigne
Thank you for your support!