READI Volunteer Projects

Would your organization like to request READI volunteers? Please fill out this Volunteer Request Form and return it to Debbie Steinmetz dksteinmetz@charter.net

October

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

Location: 2033 Fish Hatchery Rd., Madison
When: Tuesday, October 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. Ongoing: Fourth Tuesday of each month
Coordinator: Dave Weber (798-4056, dkweber@tds.net)/div>

Sunday, October 28
Henry Vilas Zoo – Halloween at the Zoo (click for details)

Location: Henry Vilas Zoo
When: Sunday, October 28
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 6-8
Project: Help at Halloween at the Zoo.
Coordinator: Dave Weber (798-4056, dkweber@tds.net)
November
Thursday, November 1 & November 15
Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)
Location: 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, November 1 & November 15
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 15-20
Project: Help get food items ready for distribution to food pantries. There are usually standing or sitting jobs.
Coordinators: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)

 

Monday, November 5
Berbee Derby (click for details)

Location: 5400 King James Way, Suite 100, Fitchburg
When: Monday, November 5
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 30-40
Project: Pack goodie bags
Coordinator: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net)

American Red Cross – Blood Drive (click for details)

Location: American Family Insurance, 302 N. Walbridge, Madison
When: Monday, November 5
Time: 8:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 4
Project: Help with Blood Drive
Coordinator: Kevin Steffens (839-3559, kmsteffens55@yahoo.com)

Thursday, November 8
MTILP – Bingo (click for details)

Location: 2502 Whalen Lane, Madison
When: Thursday, November 8
Time: 12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 5-6
Project: Help with Bingo
Coordinator: Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)

Friday, November 16
Friends of UW Health – Wine, Women & Shoes (click for details)

Location: Monona Terrace
When: Friday, November 16
Time: 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Number of Volunteers: 6-8
Project: Set up and fill swag bags
Coordinator: Frank Alfano (222-0747, falfano@charter.net)

Tuesday, November 27
St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry (click for details)

Location: 2033 Fish Hatchery Rd., Madison
When: Tuesday, November 27
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. On-going: Fourth Tuesday of each month
Coordinator: Dave Weber (798-4056, dkweber@tds.net)

Thursday, November 29 & Friday, November 30
Future Quest – Packing Bags (click for details)

Location: Dane County School Consortium Office, 5301 Monona Dr.
When: Thursday, November 8 & Friday, November 30
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 20 volunteers for 2 shifts each day
Project: Pack bags
Coordinator: Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)
December

Wednesday, December 5
Future Quest (click for details)

Location: Alliant Energy Center
When: Wednesday, December 5
Time: 7:50 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 24
Project: Hand out totes, restock tote table, serve as zone attendants, assist exhibitors.
Coordinators: Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)

Thursday, December 6 and December 20
Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, December 6 and December 20
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 items such as pasta, cereal or cheese into smaller bags or sorting meat and bakery items. There are usually standing or sitting jobs.
Coordinator: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)

Saturday, December 8
Arthritis Foundation – Jingle Bell Run (click for details)

Location: Verona Area High School
When: Saturday, December 8
Time:
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 8-10
Project: Assist with registration
Coordinator: Frank Alfano (222-0747, falfano@charter.net)

Thursday, December 20
Madison Concourse Hotel – Children’s Holiday Party (click for details)

Location: Concourse Hotel
When: Thursday, December 20
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 8-10
Project: Help with registration, serve food, etc.
Coordinator: Frank Alfano (222-0747, falfano@charter.net)