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Connections For the Homeless | Bagged Lunches Needed for Margarita Inn
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Connections For the Homeless | Bagged Lunches Needed for Margarita Inn

We need 160+ bagged lunches across our 3 sites—Hilda’s Place, the Main Office, and Margarita Inn on a daily basis. Prepare sandwiches, along with a snack and a drink, in amounts of 25, as an individual, or as a group. Delivery times are between 9am-11am on the day you are signed up for.

Cradles To Crayons | Backpack-A-Thon
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Cradles To Crayons | Backpack-A-Thon

Join us for one of three volunteer opportunities to work alongside Cradles to Crayons staff. You’ll help us break down pallets, organize tables, and get brand-new school supplies ready for backpack stuffing at our Backpack-A-Thon.

Monday, July 29, from 12:30 – 3:30 pm
Tuesday, July 30, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Go Green Winnetka | Helpers Needed to Greet Guests at Our “Yards That Work” Sustainable Yard Tour
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Go Green Winnetka | Helpers Needed to Greet Guests at Our “Yards That Work” Sustainable Yard Tour

Consider signing up for a two-hour shift to assist homeowners / hosts during the “Yards That Work” tour of 6 yards in Winnetka on July 14th. You will greet guests, sign them in, and assist homeowners / hosts as needed. You will be surprised at how much fun it is—especially if you bring a friend to work your shift with you. 😉

Backyard Nature Center | Restoration & Fishing with Students Visiting From REACH
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Backyard Nature Center | Restoration & Fishing with Students Visiting From REACH

We need adult volunteers to help with hands-on teaching and supervision of students from REACH on July 8th from 11am to 3pm.You will be supervising students with tools, demonstrating proper buckthorn removal, teaching identification of native vs. non-native plant species, or leading a fishing clinic.

We will provide on-the-job training so you will be an expert by the time the youth arrive.  Restoration volunteers should arrive by 10:30 a.m. and fishing guides should plan to arrive by 12:30.