Connect With A Purpose
Service Project. BBQ. Washers Tournament.
all young professionals!
on Saturday, May 17, 2014
It’s not your ordinary service project! Get hands-on and then get your barbeque
on! Join Connect With St. Louis and ten
of the nonprofit organizations doing great work in the St. Louis community for
a choose-your-own-adventure service project. This event is aimed at young
professionals ages 21-35.
1: PICK YOUR PURPOSE (select a service project)
PHASE 2: FIND YOUR FUN
noon- 1:30 p.m.
Join us for at Tower Grove Park for
Pappy’s BBQ, a washers tournament and a chance to make friends and network with
your fellow volunteers immediately following your service
project. Meet us at the Old Playground Shelter starting at
noon. (Map to the shelter can be found here)
Online registration is now closed--please contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested signing up.
The line-up of service projects
Through a multitude of services,
Kingdom House helps thousands yearly achieve self-sufficiency and gain economic
independence. Volunteer duties will include working in the community
garden and participating in a park and playground clean-up.
Paraquad is a nonprofit
organization whose mission is to empower people with disabilities to increase
their independence through choice and opportunity. This service project will involve sorting and
cleaning durable medical equipment like walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc.
SAINT LOUIS CRISIS NURSERY
The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is
committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provides emergency
intervention. Volunteer activities include assisting the staff in caring for the children- holding and feeding infants, reading to and playing games with the older children.
ST. LOUIS ARTWORKS
St. Louis ArtWorks provides meaningful workplace training for
youth through the arts. Volunteer activities will include a clean-up project.
Be a friend to animals looking for
their Forever Home with Stray Rescue. Volunteer activities include dog
walking, cleaning, filling Kong toys, etc.
ST. PATRICK CENTER
The St. Patrick Center gives a hand up to people
who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Volunteer activities will include painting an
UNIVERSITY CITY CHILDREN’S CENTER
University City Children’s Center is committed to
providing innovative, quality care and education to a racially, culturally,
developmentally, and socio-economically diverse population of children between
the ages of six weeks and six years in a nurturing environment that provides
supportive services to families. Volunteer
activities including painting and gardening.
For questions or for more information,
contact Beth Casagrand at email@example.com