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 February

YMCA

What: Volunteers are needed for our Valentine's Day Ball fundraiser, assisting with all aspects of the event.
When: Thursday, February 14 from 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where: River City Casino (directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Simone Townsend at 314-367-4646 or simone.townsend@gwrymca.org.

Family Center of East St. Louis

Non-profit that provides housing, education and other assistance to families living in poverty in East St. Louis.
What: Volunteers are needed to prepare a new lot for a home to be built for one of our families.  Clearing the lot of brush, etc.  Perfect for groups!
When: Saturday, February 16 anytime 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Meet at 705 Summit Ave (directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Sr. Carol Lemkuhl at summit705@yahoo.com.

Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Kids Fashion Show, benfitting the Music Therapy Department of the hospital.  Assist backstage, helping our youth, as well as other various duties throughout the evening.
When: Friday, February 22 anytime 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Frontenac Hilton, 1335 Lindbergh Blvd. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Gabby Greer at gabby.greer@slu.edu or 573-820-7131.   

Nurses for Newborns

Non-profit organization that provides support and care for low-income mothers and their newborn babies.
What: Volunteers are needed for A Night for Newborns Dinner Auction, helping with either set-up and/or the event itself.  If helping with setup, black pants with either a white or red shirt is required.
When: Saturday, February 23 - setup from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and event from 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where: The Sheldon, 3648 Washington Blvd. (directions via Google Maps).  *Within walking distance to campus*
Contact: Kate Steele at 314-455-6412 or kate.steele@nursesfornewborns.org.

Assisi House

Community organization providing temporary and long-term housing to individuals experiencing homelessness.
What: Volunteers are needed for home work days, where we perform significant repairs on homes to ready them for the move-in of our guests from the temporary shelter.  Perfect for small groups!
When: Saturday, February 23 and Sunday, February 24 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Contact for specific location.
Contact: Kath Leverenz at assisihousestl@gmail.com.  

UCP Heartland

Non-profit organization serving people living with disabilities and their families.
What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Gala and Auction Fundraiser.  Assist with all aspects of the event.
When: Saturday, February 23 anytime 4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where: Grand Hall on Chouteau (directions via Google Maps).  *Near Campus*
Contact: Lorna Nash at 314-963-0880 or lornab@partiesandprops.com


March

Christian Friends of New Americans

What: Volunteers are needed for our monthly free health screening for immigrants and refugees to assist with registration, and depending on the number of clients, assist the practitioners. No medical background required.
When: Saturday, March 2 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: 4019 S. Grand Blvd. (directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Laura Brink at 314-249-9219 or lbrink@cfna-stl.org. Space is extremely limited, and students must sign up no later than the Wednesday before clinic day.

City Garden Montessori School

What: Volunteers are needed for the annual Helping Hands Gala, our largest fundraiser of the year.  Assist with set-up, check-in, silent auction, clean-up, and more.
When: Saturday, March 2 from 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Wool Ballrooms of the BSC.  *On Campus*
Contact: Darion Robinson, 314-664-7646, ext. 233 or darion@citygardenschool.org

Crossroads Prep School

What: Volunteers are needed for our Gala and Auction fundraiser, assisting with all aspects of the event.
When: Saturday, March 2 anytime 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Coronado Building  *On Campus*
Contact: Linda Short at 314-963-0880 or linda@partiesandprops.com

The Little Bit Foundation

What: Volunteers are needed for our 9th Annual Music Trivia Night, assisting with all aspects of the fundraising event.
When: Saturday, March 2 anytime 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where: St. Mary's High School, 4701 S. Grand Blvd.  (directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Natalie Calandro at natalie.calandro@thelittlebitfoundation.org.

Assisi House

Community organization providing temporary and long-term housing to individuals experiencing homelessness.
What: Volunteers are needed for home work days, where we perform significant repairs on homes to ready them for the move-in of our guests from the temporary shelter.  Perfect for small groups!
When: Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Contact for specific location.
Contact: Kath Leverenz at assisihousestl@gmail.com

Open Space Council

Community organization dedicated to action and education on environmental sustainability. 
What: Volunteers are needed for a Willow Staking Day - Willow Staking is an innovative technique that helps erosion of river banks.  Tools and other materials provided.
When: Saturday, March 9 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon.
Where: 6841 Holzer Park Rd. (directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Caitlin Zera at 314-835-9225 or caitlin@openspacestl.org.

Operation Brightside

Non-profit organization dedicated to the beautification of areas in and around the City of St. Louis.
What: Volunteers are needed for to fill trays with soil and plant seeds that will be distributed to neighborhood groups for planting on public property.
When: Saturday, March 9 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon.
Where: Forest Park Greenhouse (directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Elysia Musumeci at elysia@brightsidestl.org.  

SouthSide Early Childhood Center

Non-profit pre-school serving low-income families in South St. Louis.
What: Volunteers are needed for the SouthSide Champions for Children Gala, helping with the silent auction, registration, and more.  Food provided.
When: Saturday, March 9 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel, Downtown  (directions via Google Maps)  *Metrolink accessible.
Contact: Cleo Fisher Zundel at cfisher@southside-ecc.org.

Artscope

Community organization focused on creating community leaders and entrepreneurs through a focus on creativity, diversity, ecology, and cooperation.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Wall Ball event, a live art extravaganza featuring the top artists in St. Louis.  Assist with all aspects.
When: Saturday, March 9 from 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Where: Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar Blvd.  (directions via Google Maps)  *Metrolink accessible.
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For questions or more information, contact Emily Kohring at 314-865-0060 or info@artscopestl.org

 Click here to register

National Kidney Foundation

What: Volunteers are needed for the 19th Annual St. Louis Kidney Walk, helping with set-up, event activities, route directions, and clean-up.  Multiple shifts available.
When: Friday, March 22 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (set-up); Sunday, March 24  anytime 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Westport Plaza  (directions via Google Maps)  
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For questions or more information, contact Cherie Gilderbloom at cherie.gilderbloom@kidney.org.  

 Click here to register

Greenway Network

What: Volunteers are needed to clean up litter along the region's waterways.
When: Saturday, March 23 from 8:00 a.m. - Noon.
Where: Various locations throughout St. Louis - choose your location on the registration below.
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For questions or more information, contact Elysia Musumeci at elysia@brightsidestl.org

Click here to register

Operation Brightside

Non-profit organization dedicated to the beautification of areas in and around the City of St. Louis.
What: Volunteers are needed for to fill trays with soil and plant seeds that will be distributed to neighborhood groups for planting on public property.
When: Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon.
Where: Forest Park Greenhouse (directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Elysia Musumeci at elysia@brightsidestl.org

Circle of Light Associates (COLA)

Community organization providing youth programming and community garden support in near North County.
What: Volunteers are needed to prepare a community garden for planting (cleaning beds, removing debris, etc.)  Perfect for small groups!
When: Sunday, March 24 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: 10832 Bellefontaine Rd. (directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Sandra Wood at 314-504-6152 or colc8759@charter.net.

LifeBridge Partnership

Non-profit organization the provides inclusive support and activities for kids and adults living with developmental disabilities.
What: Volunteers are needed for Spring Break Camp, a three day long camp for our youth participants.  Chaperone a variety of day trips and excursions.
When: March 25, 26, and 27 from approx. 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Various locations.  
Contact: Adam Saito at 314-989-1188 or adams@lifebridgestl.org.  

American Lung Association

What: Volunteers are needed for the annual Fight For Air Stair Climb fundraiser, where participants climb all 40 floors of the Metropolitan Square Building in downtown.  Assist with registration, water, course support, and more.
When: Saturday, March 30 anytime 6:00 a.m. - Noon.
Where: Metropolitan Building, Downtown  (directions via Google Maps) *Metrolink accessible.
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For questions or more information, contact Terri Sharpe at tsharpe511@gmail.com.   

 Click here to register

Center for Women in Transition

Non-profit organization assisting women recently released from incarceration with education, employment, housing, and other social support services.
What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Gala and Auction Fundraiser.  Assist with all aspects of the event.
When: Saturday, March 30 from 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: River City Casino Event Center (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Linda Short at 314-963-0880 or linda@partiesandprops.com