EWC IN THE COMMUNITY
EWC 2017 - 2018 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
DONE IN A DAY PROJECTS
More specifics on each of the opportunities below will be given in the newsletter and at meetings.
UR Special is an organization that distributes new seasonal clothing to children who qualify throughout the Edmond school system (ages 3-9). There are 3 distributions per year beginning August 11th and 12th (others in November and April). At each distribution, you have the opportunity to assist 700-800 children within our community who are in need of seasonal clothing. The other primary goal of UR Special is to increase the self-esteem of the children who benefit.
THE MIRACLE LEAGUE
The Miracle League of Edmond is a baseball league for children and young adults with varying types and degrees of physical and mental disabilities. Dates for Fall games are to be determined.
ADOPT-A-STREET TRASH COLLECTION
Volunteers are asked to collect trash on both sides of our 1 mile designated road. The EWC street is the one mile segment on Fretz between Second St and 15th St (up to 15 ft. off the roadway) and we will collect 3 times per year. One collection must be during a specified "Keep Oklahoma Beautiful" week which is typically in early April. Volunteers will be provided with gloves and safety vests by EWC.
The first street clean-up dates are set for September 16th and November 11th.
WINGS provides a Christ-centered community where adults with special needs can thrive within an environment focused on personal growth through participation in educational, vocational and recreational programs.
FREE TO LIVE ANIMAL SHELTER
This opportunity is for the animal lovers. Free to Live is open from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM daily except Wednesday. Free to Live is located on Western, 4 miles North of Waterloo Rd. Volunteers may help with Dog/Cat Fun Days (1st and 3rd Sat. 1-3 PM: playing with animals). Dog/Cat Work Days (2nd & 4th Saturday 1-3:30 PM (cleaning animal cubbies, etc) and Facility/Ground Maintenance (mow, weed, fill holes, etc). Age 18+ required for all activities except Fun Days (or over-age supervisors from EWC required). Volunteer applications need to be completed prior to volunteering and may be found online at www.freetoliveok.org. Contact Annette @ 282-8617 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our first EWC dedicated volunteer day will be October 7th.
The Hope Center provides social services and meets the basic needs of Edmond Residents who are having personal emergencies or crisis. Each year, they request 6-20 volunteers for the Christmas Toy Room set up.
EARC 7 THE MEADOWS VALENTINE DANCE
This is one of the most fun and fulfilling events of the year as volunteers help set up the dance event and enjoy the stuffed and Meadows members dance the night away and receive stuffed toys and other treats. Date to be announced.Volunteers needed to staff the annual Valentine's party and help with set up and clean up.
CONTINUING SERVICE PROJECTS