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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.