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AgencyProject DescriptionTime FrameTeam LeaderVolunteer Limit
#1. Adopt-A-HighwayWe will be cleaning up trash along 141 near the intersection of 141 and Clayton, St. Louis, Missouri, 63141 map. (THE COMMUNITY SERVICE CLUB ADOPT A HIGHWAY SIGN CAN BE SEEN ON ONE SIDE OF 141: WE WILL DIVIDE UP AND EACH GROUP TAKE A SIDE OF 141.)9:30 am-11:30 amStephen DiSalvo9/8
#10. Bethesda MeadowWe would like to do a "car wash" for wheel chairs. This will be a fun, outside event, with water bottles and snacks available for residents and volunteers. Bethesda Meadow Staff will assist those residents to the front patio on the "transfer list", those who can transfer from their wheel chair to the benches/chairs. We will have three car wash stations. STATION #1 PAD CLEANING: Remove pads, and wipe them down with a mild cleaner. Spray with neutralizing spray (this will be provided by Bethesda). STATION #2 CAR WASH: Spray off wheel chair, seat, and wheels with a hose or power washer. Use bucket of water and cleaner to wipe down frame, seat, and wheels to remove any additional dirt. STATION #3 DRYING: Finally, towel dry. and replace the pad in the proper wheel chair. Staff will help residents back into their clean wheel chairs, and transport back to their rooms. Staff will also bring some empty wheel chairs down to go through the "car wash".9:30 am-11:30 amDarriyon Romany5/8
#100. HumanitriWe are in need of volunteers to help maintain the curb appeal of one of our units. We would need help with manicuring the lawn (assisting with racking and bagging lawn clippings, weed pulling, mulching, etc.) If time allows we would like to plan flowers and repaint the outdoor hand rails.9:30 am-11:00 amJenna Bax10/11
Protected: #101. St. Louis County ParksCome out to freshen up the Affton Community Center. Honeysuckle removal, fence painting, gardening and window cleaning.9:30 am-12:30 pmVicente Blanco25/25
Protected: #102. World Bird SanctuaryClean up debris and vegetation near bird displays. Some lifting and carrying. You will get to observe a variety of birds from around the world.9:30 am-NoonKelli Anderson20/20
#103. Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and KansasSince we have moved our office to a remote office, we have maintained a storage unit to house our event supplies and other office items. We have several boxes (bank box size) of documents that need to be moved out of the unit and taken to a shredding facility. In general, we need to do a thorough clean out and re-organization of the space.9:30 am-NoonVeronica Petrinec7/7
#104. Animal House Cat Rescue and Adoption CenterWe house a large number of cats (200-250). To do this well requires a lot of organization, cleaning, and of course socializing with the kitties. We would ask the volunteers to help with all three elements. The organizing and cleaning tasks could include scooping litter, sweeping, cleaning carriers, folding laundry, sorting toys, organizing shelves, wiping down surfaces, etc. The cat play may be in a room with a group of cats, or one on one with a kitty in a socialization space. The kitties love visitors!9:30 am-NoonGabriella Colberg Borrero9/9
Protected: #105. Dirks Fund- Softball ONLYYard maintenance. Spread wood chips. Weed yard and cut grass.9:30 am-11:00 amTaylor Shingler25/30
#106. St. Louis LifeThere are campus beautification projects, painting hand railings, weeding the vegetable & flower/herb garden as well as10:00 am-3:00 pmKesean Williams6/6
#107. Lutheran Senior Services (Breeze Park)Organizing a medical equipment room. Volunteers will be given direction on organization for this room. Having this room organized will be very helpful to the employees who support our older adult residents!Noon-3:30 pmErica Condrwa7/6