National Volunteer Week is all about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities.
Below are a number of ways to volunteers in your community
Volunteer at the Linn Benton Food Share Warehouse on the last Thursday of each month (except Holidays) from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. All are welcome. Bring the whole family. It's a wonderful chance to teach your children how to contribute to the community. The next opportunity to volunteer will be May 27th, 2010. For more information, call Susan James at (541) 758-2645.
YAQUINA RIVER SPRING CLEANUP, Yaquina River – Mouth to Idaho Point, Newport, May 16th, 9 AM – NOON: Thompson's Sanitary in Newport and Georgia Pacific in Toledo are coordinating a clean up of the river bank and roadway along Yaquina Bay Road followed by a barbeque (location of BBQ to be determined). Activities include: Cleanup and lunch. Great prizes will be handed out after the event – there will be a $500 prize for the largest group, a $100 pizza feed for second largest group and many draw prizes for everyone to get a shot at. Info & Registration: Oregon Adopt-A-River or contact Lisa Kellenberger, Lisa@thompsonsanitary.com, 541-265-7249 x1.
BENTON AND LINN COUNTIES:
Visit LBVision See our one-time opportunities page for volunteer opportunities at upcoming community events.