Volunteer opportunities in our area

Aug. 24, 2013 @ 11:18 AM

“Three keys to more abundance living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others.”

-- William Arthur Ward

Check out where you can care, dare and share on www.handsontriangle.org or contact Lynn Odom at 919-613-5105.


-- Are you interested in science? Find out how you can help out at the Museum of Life and Science.  Attend a New Volunteer Orientation Tuesday from 6-7 .pm. (433 Murray Ave.)

-- Do you want to help teachers in Durham? Help out at the warehouse of Crayons2Calculators any Monday or Thursday from 4-6 p.m. (1005 Holloway St.)

-- Provide or help with a meal at Urban Ministries of Durham. Homeless people need to be fed every day of the week.

-- The American Red Cross needs drivers to transport folks to doctor appointments who have no other means of transportation. Volunteers drive Red Cross vehicles and are in touch via walkie-talkie with a dispatcher.

-- Help sort and bag food for needy seniors at the Durham Center for Senior Life. Volunteers are needed every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for a shift of two hours.

-- Boomerang is an alternative to suspension program at the Chapel Hill/Carrboro YMCA. Volunteers can tutor these teens or lead skill-building groups. Make a difference in a real way!

-- Do you like to cook healthy meals? Help out with the Saludamos Cooking Program on Wednesday nights at the Human Rights Center, Carrboro.

-- The next Volunteer Orientation for the InterFaith Council for Social Service is Sept. 10, from 7-8:30 p.m. Find out how you can get involved. (110 W. Main St., Carrboro)

-- Do you like to hold or attend yard sales? ARC of Orange County needs volunteers for the Meadowmont Yard Sale Sept,. 14, from 6:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. 

-- Are you interested in making a difference in pet overpopulation? Help AnimalKind post fliers in your area about their $20 FIX program and the SpayNC Helpline.