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2021 PROJECTS

JANUARY
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:  January 12 – February 12, 2021
CONTACT: Diana at dr7593@att.com or Pat at psrirish@prodigy.net

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:  January 12 – February 12, 2021
CONTACT: Diana at dr7593@att.com or Pat at psrirish@prodigy.net

MARCH
PROJECT:  DOG/CAT FOOD COLLECTION
DATE:  March 1-21, 2021
CONTACT:  Pat at psrirish@prodigy.net

APRIL

MAY
PROJECT:  RITE AID CLEVELAND MARATHON
DATE:  Sunday, May 16, 2021 / 7-11:30am
CONTACT:  Ron at rk1936@att.com

JUNE
PROJECT:  RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE PIONEER PICNIC
DATE:  Saturday, June 5, 2021
CONTACT:  Gary at dunbarg@prodigy.net

JULY
PROJECT:  SOCK DRIVE
Socks are the most needed, but least donated article of clothing in shelters.
(NEW socks in all sizes, colors, styles accepted…)
DATE:  July 20 – August 11, 2021
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 7-8, 2021
CONTACT:  Mary Karahuta at 440-327-8510 or maredon@oh.rr.com

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER
PROJECT:  14th ANNUAL PIONEER PAJAMA PARTY
Buy a pair of NEW, warm pajamas for a child in need of warm sleepwear.
DATE:  September 13 – October 15, 2021
CONTACT:  Diana at dr7593@att.com

PROJECT:  MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY
DATE:  Saturday, October 23, 2021 / 9am
WHERE:  Good Knights of Lorain County
                (bed building workshop)
                160 Burns Rd, Elyria, OH 44035
CONTACT:  Pat at psrirish@prodigy.net

NOVEMBER
PROJECT:  SPECIAL OLYMPICS SWIM MEET
DATE:  Saturday, November 13, 2021 / 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 15 – December 7, 2021
CONTACT: Diana at 216-476-6105 or dr7593@att.com

DECEMBER
PROJECT:  WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA
DATE:  Saturday, December 18, 2021 / 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”
CONTACT: Mark Williams at mswilliams@att.com

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