READI Volunteer Projects

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July

Thursday, July 5 & July 19

Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, July 5 & July 19
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.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.
Coordinators: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)

Thursday, July 12 & July 26

Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, July 12 & July 26
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.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: Dave Grothman (246-3222, grothman405@gmail.com)

Saturday, July 14 & Sunday, July 15

Art Fair on the Square (click for details)

Location: On the Square, Madison
When: Saturday July 14 & July 15 Sunday
Time: Saturday 8:20 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 6
Project: Volunteers needed at the beer tent.
Coordinator: Dave Grothman (246-3222, grothman405@gmail.com )

Friday, July 20

Books for the World (click for details)

Location: 1849 Wright St., Madison
When: Friday July 20
Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m. to noon
Number of Volunteers: 10+
Project: Volunteers needed to sort and pack books. Water, beverages & snacks will be provided. Must sign a safety waiver.
Coordinator: Delores Ebert (839-4245, cgebes@aol.com )

Saturday, July 21 , Sunday, July 22

Madison Children’s Museum – American Girl Benefit Sale (click for details)

Location: 8830 N. Greenview Dr., Middleton
When: Saturday July 21, Sunday July 22
Time: 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Sunday
Number of Volunteers: 3 for each shift
Project: Take tickets & help if a handicapped person enters.
Coordinator: Eleanor Schulze (920-623-2049, eschulze@gmail.com)

Tuesday, July 24

St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry (click for details)

Location: 2033 Fish Hatchery Rd., Madison
When: Tuesday, July 24
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)

Saturday, July 28

American Diabetes Association – Tour de Cure (click for details)

Location: American Family Headquarters
When: Saturday, July 28
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 8
Project: Need volunteers for food service.
Coordinator: Steve Stocker (825-7276, steve.stocker.53590@gmail.com)
August

Thursday, August 2 & August 16

Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, August 2 & August 16
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.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.
Coordinators: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)

Thursday, August 9 & August 23

Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, August 9 & August 23
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.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: Dave Grothman (246-3222, grothman405@gmail.com)

Friday, August 17

Madison Mini Marathon (click for details)

Location: Alliant Center
When: Friday, August 17
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 25+
Project: Hand out race packets.
Coordinator: Nancy Berg (835-7811 or cell 628-1474, nlberg@charter.net) >

Tuesday, August 21

St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry (click for details)

Location: 2033 Fish Hatchery Rd., Madison
When: Tuesday, August 21
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)

Tuesday, August 21

United Way Season of Caring (click for details)

Location: Mallard’s Stadium, Madison
When: Tuesday, August 21
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 8
Project: Distribute t-shirts
Ongoing: Fourth Tuesday of each month
Coordinator: Frank Alfano (222-0747, falfano@charter.net)
September

Wednesday, September 5

Iron Man (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Wednesday, September 5
Time: 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 30
Project: Pack goodie bags.
Coordinator: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net)

Thursday, September 6 & September 20

Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, September 6 & September 20
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.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.
Coordinators: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)

Friday, September 7

Wisconsin Public Television Quilt Show (click for details)

Location: Alliant Energy Center
When: Friday, September 7
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 10
Project: Volunteers needed for quilt docents, greeters, etc.
Coordinator: Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)

Thursday, September 13 & September 27

Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, September 13 & September 27
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.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.
Coordinators: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net) and Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net)

Thursday, September 13

MTIPL – Bingo (click for details)

Location: 2502 Whalen Lane, Madison
When: Thursday, September 13
Time: 12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 5-8
Project: Assist adults with developmental disabilities with Bingo at day center.
Coordinator: Marion Jackson (222-0210, rdjmjj@charter.net) & Nancy Berg (835-7811 or cell 628-1474, nlberg@charter.net) >

Friday, September 14

ARC Dane County – Everybody’s Golf Tourney (click for details)

Location: The Meadows of Six Mile Creek
When: Friday, September 14
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 6-8
Project: Registration & monitoring of hole games.
Coordinator: Bill Stoker (837-2859, williamstoker@hotmail.com) div>

Saturday, September 22

Badger Childhood Cancer Network – Super Hero Run/Walk (click for details)

Location: Keva Sports, Middleton
When: Saturday, September 22
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 10
Project: Registration, food service & course monitors.
Coordinator: Frank Alfano (222-0747, falfano@charter.net)

Sunday, September 23

The Ride (a bicycle benefit for cancer research) (click for details)

Location: 2824 Prairie Lakes Dr., Sun Prairie
When: Sunday, September 23
Time: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 25
Project: Registration, packet pick up, food distribution, & parking.
Coordinator: Steve Stocker (825-7276, steve.stocker.53590@gmail.com)

Tuesday, September 25

St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry (click for details)

Location: 2033 Fish Hatchery Rd., Madison
When: Tuesday, September 25
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)

Thursday, September 27

Henry Vilas Zoo – T-shirt Folding (click for details)

Location: Henry Vilas Zoo
When: Thursday, September 27
Time: TBD
Number of Volunteers: 10
Project: Fold t-shirts for Zoo Run Run.
Coordinator: Dave Weber (798-4056, dkweber@tds.net)

Sunday, September 30

Henry Vilas Zoo – Zoo Run Run (click for details)

Location: Henry Vilas Zoo
When: Sunday, September 30
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Number of Volunteers: 6-8
Project: Help with the run (hand out water).
Coordinator: Dave Weber (798-4056, dkweber@tds.net)