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

Thursday, October 4 & October 18
Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin (click for details)

Location: Second Harvest, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison
When: Thursday, October 4 & October 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 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, October 11
Leukemia & Lymphoma – Light the Night (click for details)

Location: Warner Park
When: Thursday, October 11 Time: 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Number of volunteers: 5-10
Project: Assist with food service.
Coordinator: Steve Stocker (825-7276 or steve.stocker.53590@gmail.com)

Friday, October 12
American Red Cross – Blood Drive (click for details)

Location: Epic Systems, 1979 Milky Way, Verona
When: Friday, October 12 Time: 12:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Number of Volunteers: 3
Project: Help with blood drive
Coordinator: Kevin Steffens (839-3559 or kmsteffens55@yahoo.com)

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)

 

Friday, November 5
Berby Derby (click for details)

Location: TBD
When: Friday, November 5
Time: TBD
Number of Volunteers: TBD
Project: Pack goodie bags
Coordinator: Nancy Berg (835-7811, nlberg@charter.net)

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, Nov 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)