READI Volunteer Projects

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April

Tuesday, April 2
Wisconsin Health Literacy – Wisconsin Literacy Health Literacy Summit (click for details)

Location: Monona Terrace, Madison
When: Tuesday, April 2
Time: TBD
Number of Volunteers: 10-12
Project: Assemble Conference Bags
Coordinator: Marion Jackson (222-0210 , rdjmjj@charter.net)

Thursday, April 4
Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, April 4
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 15-20
Project: Help get food items ready for distribution to food pantries. This might require repackaging such items as pasta, cereal or cheese into smaller bags or sorting meat and bakery items, or whatever they need help with. There are usually standing or sitting jobs.
Coordinator: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210 , rdjmjj@charter.net)

Sunday, April 7
ADRC Dane County- Spring Dance (click for details)

Location: Concourse Hotel (1 W. Dayton St.)
When: Sunday, April 7
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 5
Project: Greet and direct participants as they arrive, check in on and socialize with participants, and hand out food (bagged snacks, drinks, hot appetizers, and desserts).
Coordinator: Marion Jackson (222-0210 , rdjmjj@charter.net)

Thursday, April 18
Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, April 18
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 15-20
Project: Help get food items ready for distribution to food pantries. This might require repackaging such items as pasta, cereal or cheese into smaller bags or sorting meat and bakery items, or whatever they need help with. There are usually standing or sitting jobs.
Coordinator: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210 , rdjmjj@charter.net)

Tuesday, April 23
St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry (click for details)

Location: 2033 Fish Hatchery Rd.
When: Tuesday, April 23
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m
Number of Volunteers: 10-15
Project: Assist clients in shopping, monitoring that their selections do not exceed allowed point value in the food category.
Coordinator: Dave Weber (798-4056 , dkweber@tds.net)

Wednesday, April 24
DeForest Area Community and Senior Center – Volunteer Appreciation Lunch (click for details)

Location: DeForest Area Community and Senior Center, 505 N. Main St., DeForest
When: Tuesday, April 24
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
Number of Volunteers: 10-15
Project: Set up tables, decorate and clean up after lunch.
Coordinator: Judy Fenske (837-9000 , judyfenske@hotmail.com)

Saturday, April 27
American Heart Association – Heart Ball (click for details)

Location: TBD
When: Saturday, April 27
Time: TBD
Number of Volunteers: TBD
Project: TBD
Coordinator: Frank Alfano (222-0747 , falfano@charter.net)
May

Thursday, May 2
Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, May 2
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 15-20
Project: Help get food items ready for distribution to food pantries. This might require repackaging such items as pasta, cereal or cheese into smaller bags or sorting meat and bakery items, or whatever they need help with. There are usually standing or sitting jobs.
Coordinator: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210 , rdjmjj@charter.net)

Sunday, May 4
Arthritis Foundation – Walk to Cure Arthritis (click for details)

Location: Lakeview Park, 6300 Mendota Ave., Middleton
When: Sunday May 4
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 10
Project: Help with Bingo, kids games, registration and silent auction.
Coordinator: Frank Alfano (222-0747, nlberg@charter.net)

Thursday, May 16
Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, May 16
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 15-20
Project: Help get food items ready for distribution to food pantries. This might require repackaging such items as pasta, cereal or cheese into smaller bags or sorting meat and bakery items, or whatever they need help with. There are usually standing or sitting jobs.
Coordinator: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210 , rdjmjj@charter.net)

Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26
Brat Fest (click for details)

Location: Alliant Energy Center
When: Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26
Time: Please contact Marion Jackson. (222-0210 , rdjmjj@charter.net)
Number of Volunteers: 10 – 15

Tuesday, May 28
St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry (click for details)

Location: 2033 Fish Hatchery Rd.
When: Tuesday, May 28
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m
Number of Volunteers: 10-15
Project: Assist clients in shopping, monitoring that their selections do not exceed allowed point value in the food category.
Coordinator: Dave Weber (798-4056 , dkweber@tds.net)