Upcoming MLK Day Events

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United Way of Bay County

United Way of Bay County

Bay City - Remote

Week of January 17


Assemble learning kits focusing on STEM, Math, reading comprehension for school aged children.

A Home for Ally

A Home for Ally

Bay City- Remote

January


Sew masks for children and adults.

Disability Service Resource Center

Disability Service Resource Center

Bay City - Remote

January 17 or 18


Children in program will create cards and baskets of healthy treats to thank them for their support. Will deliver to EMTS and healthcare providers.Calendars available athttps://dsrcbc.com/

The Welcome Home Organization

The Welcome Home Organization

Albion - Remote

January


Sew children and adult masks for the school district.

Mack Alive

Mack Alive

Detroit - Remote

January


Sewing children and adult masks.

Berrien County United Way

Berrien County United Way

Benton Harbor - Outside

January+


Support water distribution for Benton Harbor.

Detroit Hives

Detroit Hives

Detroit - Remote

January


Sewing children and adult masks.

Loyola High School

Loyola High School

Detroit – During school

January 10-18


Students will create birthday boxes for Latino Community Services and for Wolverine Human Services to support children in foster care.

Heart of West Michigan United Way

Heart of West Michigan United Way

Grand Rapids - Remote

January 17


Make fleece no-sew blankets and a care kit for children who have evacuated from Afghanistan.

Wayne Metro Community Action

Wayne Metro Community Action

Detroit – During Program

January 7 and 23


Afterschool programs will make hygiene kits for Afghan evacuees in temporary housing

GR Initiative for Leaders

GR Initiative for Leaders

Grand Rapids - Outdoors

January 22


Support outdoor vaccination clinic with a special focus on vaccinating young people.

We 3 Queens

We 3 Queens

Detroit - Outdoors

January 17


Deliver meals and personal care kit to those experiencing food insecurity.

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

Detroit - Remote

January 15-17


Collect and assemble personal hygiene kits for veterans.  Kits delivered to the American Veteran’s Foundation

Volunteer Center of Newaygo County

Volunteer Center of Newaygo County

Freemont - Remote

January 17


Make no-sew blankets at home and distribute through resettlement agencies for Afghan evacuees and homeless shelters.

AmeriCorps Urban Safety Wayne State University

AmeriCorps Urban Safety Wayne State University

Detroit - Remote

January 17


Distribute COVID-19 test kits. Hosting virtual seminar to teach safe COVID-19 practices.

Volunteer Center of Newaygo County

Volunteer Center of Newaygo County

Freemont - Remote

January


Sew masks for children and adults.

Single Family Living

Single Family Living

Detroit - Remote

January


Sew masks for children and adults

Barry County United Way

Barry County United Way

Hastings – Remote

January


Sew masks for children and adults.

Avalon Village

Avalon Village

Sterling Heights - Remote

January 17


Volunteers will make cards and handmade gifts to distribute to older adults.

Alpena Boys and Girls Club

Alpena Boys and Girls Club

Alpena - Remote

January 17


High School and Middle School students will virtually read books to classrooms and demonstrate a craft that focuses on vocabulary, reading skills and reading comprehension.

Blue Star Mothers – Erie Chapter

Blue Star Mothers – Erie Chapter

Detroit - Remote

Week of January 17


Assemble care kits for veterans in retirement homes and homeless shelters

Monroe Center for Healthy Aging - Masks

Monroe Center for Healthy Aging - Masks

Monroe County- Remote

January - Throughout Month


Sew masks for children and adults

Otsego County United Way

Otsego County United Way

Gaylord - Remote

January 18


Organizing a community- wide appreciation event for teachers.

Monroe Center for Healthy Aging

Monroe Center for Healthy Aging

Monroe County - Outdoor

January - Throughout Month


Provide emergency kits to distribute to residents.

YouthWork - Child and Family Services of Northwestern MI

YouthWork - Child and Family Services of Northwestern MI

Traverse City - Outdoors

January 15


Assist at a horse therapy farm that serves veterans. Perform clean-up efforts and help start native seeds for plants.

Lansing Cityhood and Know Thy Self

Lansing Cityhood and Know Thy Self

Lansing - Outdoors

January 15-17


Shovel driveways and Hosting a virtual panel discussion with veterans.

Capital Area Community Services

Capital Area Community Services

Lansing - Outdoors

Literacy Week January 17


Provide books to local daycare centers.  Books will celebrate diversity.Volunteers will distribute books.

Michigan Nonprofits

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Single Family Living (SFL)

Single Family Living (SFL)

Barn Sanctuary

Barn Sanctuary

Communities First, Inc.

Communities First, Inc.

Good Church

Good Church

Generations Ahead

Generations Ahead

Full Spectrum Agency for Autistic Adults

Full Spectrum Agency for Autistic Adults

Friends of Copper Island Academy

Friends of Copper Island Academy

UP Wildlife Rehabilitation - Keweenaw Group

UP Wildlife Rehabilitation - Keweenaw Group

WAG Animal Rescue

WAG Animal Rescue

Share the Warmth of Lenawee

Share the Warmth of Lenawee

Chippewa Watershed Conservancy

Chippewa Watershed Conservancy

Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic

Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic

Saline Area Senior Center (SASC)

Saline Area Senior Center (SASC)

ODC Network

ODC Network

Oakland County Sheriff PAL

Oakland County Sheriff PAL

Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan

Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan

Mend on the Move

Mend on the Move

Mariners Inn

Mariners Inn

Michigan Health Improvement Alliance, Inc. (MiHIA)

Michigan Health Improvement Alliance, Inc. (MiHIA)

Midland Area Community Foundation

Midland Area Community Foundation

Migrant Legal Aid

Migrant Legal Aid

MORC

MORC

Southern Michigan Railroad

Southern Michigan Railroad

Sportspersons Ministries International

Sportspersons Ministries International

Studio 23

Studio 23

Saginaw Art Museum

Saginaw Art Museum

The Haven of Rest Ministries

The Haven of Rest Ministries

The Legacy Center for Community Success

The Legacy Center for Community Success

The Momentum Center

The Momentum Center

The Villages of Detroit

The Villages of Detroit

Toni and Trish House

Toni and Trish House

Tri-Cities Family YMCA

Tri-Cities Family YMCA

Wellspring

Wellspring

West Midland Family Center

West Midland Family Center

Work Skills Corporation

Work Skills Corporation

Midland's Open Door

Midland's Open Door

Northern Michigan Children's Assessment Center

Northern Michigan Children's Assessment Center

Love In the Name of Christ - Newaygo County

Love In the Name of Christ - Newaygo County

Northern Michigan Alliance for Children

Northern Michigan Alliance for Children

Local Circles

Local Circles

Muskegon YMCA

Muskegon YMCA

Livingston County Catholic Charities

Livingston County Catholic Charities

Neighborhood House

Neighborhood House

New Detroit

New Detroit

N.E.W. L.E.A.F. Detroit

N.E.W. L.E.A.F. Detroit

READ Ottawa

READ Ottawa

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly (MI)

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly (MI)

Recycle Ann Arbor

Recycle Ann Arbor

The Hazel Park Promise and College Access Network

The Hazel Park Promise and College Access Network

Humane Animal Treatment Society

Humane Animal Treatment Society

Ways to Volunteer

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Professionals Volunteer

Professionals Volunteer

Student Volunteer

Student Volunteer

Office Duties

Office Duties

Shelter Tasks

Shelter Tasks

Animal Care

Animal Care

Oak Street Senior Apartments Activity Team

Oak Street Senior Apartments Activity Team

Creative Team

Creative Team

Civic Engagement and Advocacy

Civic Engagement and Advocacy

Culture Shock

Culture Shock

Green Life

Green Life

Mentor

Mentor

Share a Talent/Teach a Group

Share a Talent/Teach a Group

Childcare

Childcare

Services and Special Events Volunteers

Services and Special Events Volunteers

Baby Pantry Assistant

Baby Pantry Assistant

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Fundraising/Marketing/Volunteer

Fundraising/Marketing/Volunteer

Technology

Technology

Committee

Committee

General

General

Cleaning

Cleaning

Transportation

Transportation

Fundraising

Fundraising

Assisting with adopt-a-pet events

Assisting with adopt-a-pet events

Fundraising

Fundraising

Meals

Meals

Fundraising

Fundraising

Onsite

Onsite

Laundry

Laundry

Citizen Science

Citizen Science

Nature Preserve Management

Nature Preserve Management

Outdoor and Environmental Education

Outdoor and Environmental Education

Present or teach a program

Present or teach a program

Meals on Wheels Substitute Drivers

Meals on Wheels Substitute Drivers

River Clean-ups

River Clean-ups

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Event Support

Event Support

Advisory Committees

Advisory Committees

Volunteer

Volunteer

Level II Ambassador : mission ambassador

Level II Ambassador : mission ambassador

Level I Ambassador : be active

Level I Ambassador : be active

Host a Mending Party

Host a Mending Party

Community Clean-Ups

Community Clean-Ups

Maintenance

Maintenance

Data Entry and Filing

Data Entry and Filing

General Volunteer

General Volunteer

Volunteers

Volunteers

Volunteer Members

Volunteer Members

Clerical

Clerical

Spring Banquet planning committee

Spring Banquet planning committee

General Volunteer

General Volunteer

Special Events Volunteer

Special Events Volunteer

Historic Garden Volunteer

Historic Garden Volunteer

Guest Services Volunteer

Guest Services Volunteer

Docents

Docents

Yearly Roof Sit

Yearly Roof Sit

Coalition Volunteer Member

Coalition Volunteer Member

Materials Support Volunteer

Materials Support Volunteer

Tutor

Tutor

Momentum Center Instructor

Momentum Center Instructor

Momentum Center Volunteer

Momentum Center Volunteer

Volunteer Caregiver Position

Volunteer Caregiver Position

Coach

Coach

Volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteers

Volunteers

Clothing Room

Clothing Room

Special Events

Special Events

Bingo Volunteers Needed

Bingo Volunteers Needed

Tutoring

Tutoring

Special Skills

Special Skills

Volunteer

Volunteer

Group volunteer opportunities

Group volunteer opportunities

Soup Kitchen Support

Soup Kitchen Support

Volunteer

Volunteer

Cashier

Cashier

Re-purposing

Re-purposing

Receiving Department

Receiving Department

Furniture Room

Furniture Room

Shopper Assistant

Shopper Assistant

Truck Driver & Driver Assistants

Truck Driver & Driver Assistants

Community Service Opportunities

Community Service Opportunities

Community Awareness/Engagement

Community Awareness/Engagement

Wherever Most needed

Wherever Most needed

Office Support

Office Support

Assistance with Parent Group and Child Group Teams

Assistance with Parent Group and Child Group Teams

Site Cleaning

Site Cleaning

Social Media and Graphic Design

Social Media and Graphic Design

Special Events

Special Events

Grounds Maintenance

Grounds Maintenance

Share Your Skills - Fundraising/Mentoring/Technical

Share Your Skills - Fundraising/Mentoring/Technical

Grocery Delivery for Seniors

Grocery Delivery for Seniors

Prevention of Elder Abuse

Prevention of Elder Abuse

Home Visits to Seniors

Home Visits to Seniors

Substance Abuse Prevention

Substance Abuse Prevention

Adult Day Care Services

Adult Day Care Services

Special Ministries

Special Ministries

Food Pantry

Food Pantry

Events

Events

Executive Youth Board

Executive Youth Board

Main Office

Main Office

Committees

Committees

Tutor

Tutor

Projects and Collaborations

Projects and Collaborations

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Volunteer Support Staff

Volunteer Support Staff

Group Volunteering

Group Volunteering

Individual or Family Opportunities

Individual or Family Opportunities

Holiday Volunteer

Holiday Volunteer

ReUse Center

ReUse Center

Zero Waste Team

Zero Waste Team

Waste Wizard

Waste Wizard

Drop-Off Station

Drop-Off Station

Mentor

Mentor

Slumber Buddies

Slumber Buddies

Feline Socializing

Feline Socializing

Park Pals

Park Pals

Paws for Pics

Paws for Pics

Canin Socializing

Canin Socializing

Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant

Encouragement Cards

Encouragement Cards

Christmas Stockings, gifts and Prep

Christmas Stockings, gifts and Prep

Advancement Assistant

Advancement Assistant

Volunteer Drivers Needed

Volunteer Drivers Needed

Recuperative Care Center

Recuperative Care Center

Adult Shelter

Adult Shelter

Special Projects

Special Projects

Fundraising Volunteer

Fundraising Volunteer

Pharmacy Volunteer

Pharmacy Volunteer

Medical Volunteer

Medical Volunteer

Dental Volunteer

Dental Volunteer

Office and Administrative

Office and Administrative

Hospitality

Hospitality

Ushering

Ushering

Patron services

Patron services

Administrative

Administrative

Special events

Special events

Gardening and poster distribution

Gardening and poster distribution

Assistance with outreach/education presentations

Assistance with outreach/education presentations

Distribution of fair housing materials

Distribution of fair housing materials

Involvement in fundraising and development

Involvement in fundraising and development

Participation on our event planning committee

Participation on our event planning committee

Serve on the FHC Board

Serve on the FHC Board

Volunteer

Volunteer

Fund Raiser

Fund Raiser

Clearing House Support

Clearing House Support

Family Life Center Support

Family Life Center Support

Ministry Support

Ministry Support

Tutoring a child

Tutoring a child

Answer telephones

Answer telephones

Janitorial

Janitorial

Thrift Store Locations

Thrift Store Locations

25 Ways to Help

25 Ways to Help

Groundskeeping

Groundskeeping

Agency Representatives

Agency Representatives

Event Volunteer

Event Volunteer

Sexual Assault Awareness

Sexual Assault Awareness

Victim Advocate

Victim Advocate

Classroom Grandparent Volunteer

Classroom Grandparent Volunteer

Senior Companion Volunteer

Senior Companion Volunteer

Administrative

Administrative

Events and Programs

Events and Programs

Helping Families With Cancer Members

Helping Families With Cancer Members

Events Volunteer

Events Volunteer

The Locker Volunteer

The Locker Volunteer

Beautification Team

Beautification Team

Volunteer at Camp

Volunteer at Camp

Help with office work

Help with office work

Give Y tours

Give Y tours

Individual Volunteering

Individual Volunteering

Group Volunteering

Group Volunteering

From General Volunteering to Care

From General Volunteering to Care

Mentoring My Brothers/Sisters Keepers

Mentoring My Brothers/Sisters Keepers

Fundraising Events

Fundraising Events

Operations and Programs

Operations and Programs

Special Events

Special Events

Medical

Medical

Companion

Companion

Programs

Programs

Crafts

Crafts

Events and Programs

Events and Programs

Godly men and Women

Godly men and Women

General Carpentry

General Carpentry

Mentoring

Mentoring

Attorneys & Law Students

Attorneys & Law Students

COVID-19 Chabad CAREs - Community Assistance Relief Efforts

COVID-19 Chabad CAREs - Community Assistance Relief Efforts

Office Support

Office Support

Volunteers

Volunteers

Digital Mentor

Digital Mentor

READ Book Delivery

READ Book Delivery

Make a Senior Smile Project

Make a Senior Smile Project

Event volunteers

Event volunteers

Zoo Crew Teen Volunteers

Zoo Crew Teen Volunteers

Adult Volunteers

Adult Volunteers

Group Volunteers

Group Volunteers

Adopt a Garden Volunteer

Adopt a Garden Volunteer

Fundraising

Fundraising

Volunteer to serve on one of our committees

Volunteer to serve on one of our committees

Monitoring streams

Monitoring streams

Restoring important fish habitat

Restoring important fish habitat

Mentor Chef Volunteer

Mentor Chef Volunteer

Items Needed

Explore needs by causes and other aspects

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation Wish List

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation Wish List

Renucci Hospitality House Wish List

Renucci Hospitality House Wish List

Child Life Wish List

Child Life Wish List

Items needed

Items needed

Items needed

Items needed

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Items needed

Items needed

Items needed

Items needed

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Items needed

Items needed

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Donate Goods

Donate Goods

IN-KIND DONATIONS

IN-KIND DONATIONS

Gift-In-Kind (Items) Donations

Gift-In-Kind (Items) Donations

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Wish List

Wish List

Wish List

Wish List

Food and Supply Needs

Food and Supply Needs

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

CURRENT NEEDS LIST

CURRENT NEEDS LIST

Wishlist

Wishlist

Chewy Wishlist

Chewy Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Most Needed Items

Most Needed Items

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Wish List

Wish List

In Kind Donations

In Kind Donations

Adopt-a-Book or DVD

Adopt-a-Book or DVD

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile

Gifts of Assests

Gifts of Assests

Wish List

Wish List

Wish List

Wish List

Amazon Wishlist

Amazon Wishlist

Supplies and Food

Supplies and Food

Day to Day Needs

Day to Day Needs

Non-perishable food items

Non-perishable food items

Gently used clothing

Gently used clothing

Wish List

Wish List

AmazonSmile Wish List

AmazonSmile Wish List

GLRC Donation Closet

GLRC Donation Closet

Donation Drop

Donation Drop

Amazon Wish List

Amazon Wish List

Host a Food Drive

Host a Food Drive

Giving Food

Giving Food

Make a Senior Smile Project

Make a Senior Smile Project

Help make our wishes come true!

Help make our wishes come true!

Large In-Kind Donations

Large In-Kind Donations

Resale Store Donations

Resale Store Donations

Pantry Donations

Pantry Donations

Pet Food from Chewy.com

Pet Food from Chewy.com

Clothing Wishlist

Clothing Wishlist

ASO Amazon Wishlist

ASO Amazon Wishlist

Wishlist

Wishlist

Blood Donations

Blood Donations

Wish List Items needed

Wish List Items needed

In-Kind Donations

In-Kind Donations

Care Kits

Care Kits

Food Wish List

Food Wish List

Linens and Towels

Linens and Towels

Crates

Crates

Cat Litter

Cat Litter

Cat & Dog Toys

Cat & Dog Toys

Cat Food

Cat Food

Cleaning Supplies

Cleaning Supplies

Dog Food

Dog Food

Office Supplies

Office Supplies

C-SNIP Amazon Wishlist

C-SNIP Amazon Wishlist

Wishlist

Wishlist

Material Needs

Material Needs

Supplies & Instruments Wish List

Supplies & Instruments Wish List

Grand Rapids Pride Center Wish List

Grand Rapids Pride Center Wish List

Wishlist

Wishlist

Ongoing Needs

Ongoing Needs

Wishlist

Wishlist

Gift Cards for the families who stay at the House

Gift Cards for the families who stay at the House

Put Together Warm Welcome Bags

Put Together Warm Welcome Bags

Office & Cleaning Supplies

Office & Cleaning Supplies

Pet Supplies

Pet Supplies

Item Donations

Item Donations

Needs List

Needs List

Food Items needed

Food Items needed

Household items needed

Household items needed

What is one acre of land worth?

What is one acre of land worth?

Support us at Amazon Smile

Support us at Amazon Smile

Wish List

Wish List

Accepting in kind donations

Accepting in kind donations

Support

Support

Ongoing Needs

Ongoing Needs

Urgent Needs

Urgent Needs

Donation Drop-Off

Donation Drop-Off

Pre-made Supply Bags

Pre-made Supply Bags

Aluminum Cans

Aluminum Cans

Essentials

Essentials

Donations of Professional Services

Donations of Professional Services

Office Supplies

Office Supplies

Construction Supplies

Construction Supplies

Donate items for our ReStore

Donate items for our ReStore

Donating Household Items

Donating Household Items

Stewardship Wish List

Stewardship Wish List

Supplies Wish List

Supplies Wish List

Empty Ink/Toner Cartridges

Empty Ink/Toner Cartridges

Amazonsmile Donation Program

Amazonsmile Donation Program

Kroger Community Rewards Points

Kroger Community Rewards Points

Dress Up Clothing & Equipment

Dress Up Clothing & Equipment

Miscellaneous Items

Miscellaneous Items

Dolls

Dolls

Art Supplies

Art Supplies

Group Night Supplies

Group Night Supplies

Large Muscle Activities

Large Muscle Activities

Office Supplies

Office Supplies

Wish List

Wish List

Wish List Items Needed

Wish List Items Needed

Wish List Items needed

Wish List Items needed

Wishlist Items

Wishlist Items

Amazon Wish List Items

Amazon Wish List Items

Needs List

Needs List

Amazon Wish List Items

Amazon Wish List Items

Needs List

Needs List

Ways to Help Youth

Explore ways to help youth by program, ages and other aspects from Mentoring Connector

Community or School Based Mentor

Community or School Based Mentor

Mentoring

Mentoring

Community Based Mentoring

Community Based Mentoring

Become a Big

Become a Big

Site Based Mentoring Program

Site Based Mentoring Program

Lunch Buddies and Community Based

Lunch Buddies and Community Based

Location-Specific Program

Location-Specific Program

Bethany Christian Services Mentoring

Bethany Christian Services Mentoring

Community Based Mentoring

Community Based Mentoring

Center for Success Network

Center for Success Network

Mentoring Program-CCSEM

Mentoring Program-CCSEM

Talented TENTH

Talented TENTH

TrueMentors

TrueMentors

Mentoring

Mentoring

Affinity Mentoring

Affinity Mentoring

Foster Grandparent Program

Foster Grandparent Program

Become A Big

Become A Big

Refugee Mentor

Refugee Mentor

Building Better Men Program

Building Better Men Program

Volunteer Mentor

Volunteer Mentor

Be a Mentor

Be a Mentor

Peer Mentor Program

Peer Mentor Program

Asset Building Mentoring

Asset Building Mentoring

Become a "Big"

Become a "Big"

Community-Based Mentoring

Community-Based Mentoring

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