Agency: The Salvation Army
Contact: Susan Dalberg at 843-4188, ext. 105
The Salvation Army is once again helping needy children with a Back to School Shoe Drive. The goal is to provide shoes for 75 children. Shoes will be distributed next week, at noon on Aug. 11. Financial donations are needed, and can be mailed or dropped off at The Salvation Army Corps & Community Center, 946 N.H. For more information, contact Susan Dalberg at 843-4188, ext. 105.
• MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers) is looking for volunteers for the coming school year, to work in the MOPPETS rooms (the children’s rooms) during meetings. Meetings are from 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month during the school year. Volunteers could commit to a semester or for the year, or could be a substitute as needed. Contact Julie McCreary at email@example.com or 727-9397.
• Small World is looking for volunteers for the following positions: assistant teacher, assessment assistant, children’s class leader, nursery caregiver, nursery chair, substitute lead teacher and tutor. This organization helps international women adjust to life in the United States by providing English classes, craft workshops and preschool care. The meetings run from 9:10 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. For more information, go to smallworld.aec.ku.edu or call Kathy at 841-3645.
• Head for the Cure is organizing a 5K run/walk on Sept. 13 to benefit the Chris Anthony Brain Tumor Research Fund. Volunteer duties include directing runners on the correct route, handing out water/food, helping with table setup and takedown, checking participants in, and helping with registration. Volunteers would need to arrive between 6:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. and stay until 10 a.m. For more information, visit www.headforthecure.org. To volunteer, contact headforthecurelawrence@gmail .com or call 785-856-0434.
• The Roger Hill Volunteer Center is planning a Day of Action, part of a nationwide service initiative, on Sept. 11-12. Volunteer projects will be scheduled throughout the community. Call Paige at 865-5030 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up as a volunteer.