Plan Your Gifts for the Greatest Impact
Thank you for your interest in volunteering! Volunteers at reStart provide thousands of hours of service each year that significantly impact the work we do. We appreciate each of our volunteers and their commitment to our mission!
Due to Covid-19 outbreak, our in person volunteer opportunities have changed, and we are evaluating monthly when we will be welcoming volunteers back into the building--Update July 15, 2020.
In meantime, feel free to check out the available opportunities below or complete general volunteer interest form HERE. If you have questions or would like more information, contact Daisha Kimbrough at firstname.lastname@example.org
Trunk or Treat 2020
reStart is hosting a Trunk or Treat for our families within our community on Thursday, October 29th, 2020 from 4pm-6pm. This is a great way to kick off this festive fall season with decorated trunks, treats and more! If you would like to host a trunk or make a donation to the event, please click HERE or contact email@example.com.
*Note: This event will be hosted outdoors with social distancing protocols in place.
On-site Outdoor Clean Up
A clean neighborhood has an impact on our residents' health. This activity is intended to reduce neighborhood clutter, nuisances and create a renewed sense of pride for residents residing in reStart’s Main Shelter Location.
Help a Veteran Shop
Shopping for household goods and groceries can be a hassle for many of the Veterans we assist due to the physical and mental demands. Grocery orders will be placed by our staff, and volunteers will pick up the items and deliver them to our clients. This opportunity will be on an as needed/ on call basis and notification will be received within a 72 hour notice (at minimum). If you are interested in assisting our veterans shop, please click here or contact Robin Johnson directly.
Prepare Sack Lunch
We need 30 sack lunches each week for clients who go to work. This preparation involves donating non-perishable and individually wrapped food items (see examples listed below), as well as assembling the sacks. We ask our volunteers to provide at least 15 sack lunches during this time.
Food donations may include (but are not limited to) the following items:
- peanut butter sandwiches (no jelly, please
- beef jerky
- granola bars
- individually wrapped snacks of any kind
- fruit/applesauce cups
- bottled water
reStart Move-in Kits
reStart Move-in-Kits welcome individuals and families into permanent housing with essential household items. By providing Move-in Kits, you help people thrive in their new homes. This preparation involves donating essential move in items (as suggested below) and assembling each kit.
Move-in Kits include the following: