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2020 PROJECTS

JANUARY

PROJECT:  Give-Back-Boxes – Upcycle projects

Volunteers needed to donate:

Wands for Wildlife – mascara wands (remove residue w/ mild soap)

Beanie Babies for Battalions – clean beanie babies

LEGO Replay – Lego bricks

Pill Bottles to the Rescue – empty pill bottles (remove label)

DATE:  January 6 – February 21, 2020

CONTACT:  Savannah Bridges at sb171b@att.com

FEBRUARY

PROJECT:  DRESS-A-BEAR – Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland Family Rooms

Volunteers needed to dress “au natural” bears for children in need of a furry friend.

DATE:  February 1 – February 28, 2020

CONTACT: Diana at 216-476-6105 or dr7593@att.com

MARCH

PROJECT:  DOG/CAT FOOD COLLECTION

DATE:  March 9-31, 2020

CONTACT:  Pat at psrirish@prodigy.net

PROJECT: FEED THE HUNGRY – HAVEN OF REST EASTER LUNCHEON

DATE:  Sunday, March 28, 2020 (volunteers should arrive at 9am

CONTACT: Zebulun DeGrate / 440-262-2697 / zm1793@att.com

APRIL

EVENT:  7TH ANNUAL EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE

WHO:  Children ages 1-10

DATE:  Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 1:30pm sharp (until all eggs are gone..)

WHERE:  Tressel Field – Finnie Stadium, Baldwin Wallace University

                141 E Bagley Rd, Berea, OH

CONTACT:  Diana at 216-476-6105 or dr7593@att.com

MAY

PROJECT:  RITE AID CLEVELAND MARATHON

DATE:  Sunday, May 17, 2020 / 7-11:30am

CONTACT:  Ron at rk1936@att.com

JUNE

PROJECT:  RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE PIONEER PICNIC

DATE:  Saturday, June 6, 2020

CONTACT:  Gary at dunbarg@prodigy.net

JULY

PROJECT:  KNOCK KNOCK GIVE A SOCK

Socks are the most needed, but least donated article of clothing.

(NEW socks in all sizes, colors, styles accepted…)

DATE:  July 20 – August 11, 2020

CONTACT:  Pat at psrirish@prodigy.net

AUGUST

PROJECT:  BUCKEYE BREAKAWAY

A variety of volunteer opportunities are available to support 2000+ cyclists

along the route from Brunswick High School to Ashland University

DATE:  Saturday/Sunday, August 1-2, 2020

CONTACT:  Mary Karahuta at 440-327-8510 or maredon@oh.rr.com

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

PROJECT:  13th ANNUAL PIONEER PAJAMA PARTY

Buy a pair of NEW, warm pajamas for a child in need of warm sleepwear.

DATE:  October 1- 19, 2020

CONTACT:  Diana at dr7593@att.com

PROJECT:  MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY

DATE:  Saturday, October 24, 2020 / 9am

WHERE:  Sleep in Heavenly Peace workshop

                1935 Williamsburg Dr, Amherst

CONTACT:  Pat at psrirish@prodigy.net

NOVEMBER

PROJECT:  SPECIAL OLYMPICS SWIM MEET

DATE:  Saturday, November 14, 2020 / 11am-3pm

WHERE:  University of Akron – Ocasek Natatorium (ONAT)

                402 Carroll Street, Akron

CONTACT: Rich at 440-838-3406 or rd2858@att.com

PROJECT:  HOLIDAY TOY COLLECTION

Purchase a NEW toy or game for infants through teens.  Must be unwrapped.

Multi-cultural dolls, board games, and sports equipment most appreciated.

DATE: November 12 – December 7, 2020

CONTACT: Diana at 216-476-6105 or dr7593@att.com

DECEMBER

PROJECT:  WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA

DATE:  Saturday, December 19, 2020 / 11:30am

WHERE:  North Royalton Cemetery

                6170 Royalton Rd, North Royalton

CONTACT:  Cortney at cm3518@att.com or 216-476-6451

ON-GOING PROJECTS

PROJECT:  CLEVELAND FOOD BANK

10-15 volunteers (age 14 and older) needed to sort and pack food items.

DATE: First Wednesday of every month / 6PM – 8PM

LOCATION: 15500 Waterloo Road, Downtown Cleveland

CONTACT: Gretchen at gretmomm@aol.com

PROJECT:  CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS

Donate your used cell phones.  Phones to be recycled and funds to be used to

buy prepaid phone cards for active duty military members.  Please add a note

indicating the phone is for “Cell Phones for Soldiers” and send via co-mail to contact below.

CONTACT: Mark Williams, 525 Vine St, Room 406, Cincinnati, OH 45202

mswilliams@att.com

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