Volunteer opportunities in the area
“It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
-- Al Batt
Take action by volunteering. Check out these opportunities on www.handsontriangle.org or contact Dalia Place for more details at (919) 613-4515 or email@example.com.
-- How can you help refugees settling in the area? Attend a Volunteer Orientation for CWS on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at their office at 112 S. Duke St.
-- Help provide childcare for the Incredible Years Program on Mon. or Wed. from 5:30-8 p.m.
-- Help teens so they don’t drop out of school between now and June. Tutor from 3:30-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday with the Achievement Academy.
-- Find out what students do after school through Citizens Schools by attending a WOW event May 6 at Lowe’s Grove Middle and May 8 at Neal Middle, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
-- All elementary, middle and high schools will need proctors for end-of-grade tests beginning in mid-May. Give a few hours to serve our local teachers and students. Call any school near you for more details. For Carrington Middle School, contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Help stop diabetes! Volunteer with the Tour de Cure coming up May 16-17, starting and finishing in Cary. Contact David Wood at 630-740-3965 or email@example.com
-- Give a week this summer to help children with neuromuscular disease, June 7-13, at Camp Hanes north of Winston-Salem. Personal camp counselors to the campers, cabin leaders, assistants to the cabin leaders, activities staff, and medical staff.
-- As crops come in with the warm weather, volunteer with the Veggie Van in different locations on Thursday or Friday.