Holiday Party Help Needed
The annual holiday party for Gilda's Club Grand Rapids & Lowell members is taking place on the evening of Friday, December 13th and we need some help. Volunteers are needed to help with: Set-up, Assisting with Food & Activity Stations & Clean-Up. The event starts at 6pm and ends around 8:30pm. Volunteer times vary based on activity. If you are interested in helping out, please email Linden Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (616) 453-8300 ext. 138
Santa's Coming!! Come join us to walk in the Santa Parade in Lowell Saturday, December 7th, 6pm sharp parade begins Meet at Gilda's Club Lowell @ 5pm, we'll put together the float and walk together to registration at the fairgrounds. Wear red! (scarves, jackets, mittens, etc. – let us know if you'd like us to help supply these – we have plenty!) Bring along your Holiday spirit and love for Gilda's Club Lowell! Friends and family welcome to join as well!
Our Kids' Trauma and Grief group are given "grief bags" and we are looking for fleece donations (feel free to purchase fun & funky prints!) to make those snuggly blankets, tissue packets, composition note books for writing their stories and a few sewers to help sew the bags. If you or someone you know are interested in helping out please email Linden Becker at email@example.com or call (616) 453-8300 ext. 138
Surgical Caps for Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
We are looking for several volunteers (or a volunteer group) to assist with an ongoing sewing project making sur-gical caps for children at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital. We have fabric and example caps for you to reference. If you have any interest in this project, please email Linden Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (616) 453-8300 ext. 138
Fleece Donations Needed for Youth
Our Youth Program is in need of a LOT of fleece (large pieces) in all colors, seasonal themes & prints. These are used all year long to create blankets for our youth. If interested in donating, please contact Jacqueline Scherer at email@example.com or call (616) 453-8300 ext. 107
Feeling Grinchy or Scroogy?
We will need plenty of help un-decorating after the holidays...If joy fills your heart when you put the holidays back in their box, we would love your help in January! Also, if you found you have too many decorations for Christmas, we are accepting lightly used Christmas decorations or gift cards to Michael's and Hobby Lobby before and after Christmas to decorate the Club-house and catch those 75% off sales for next year's decorations!! please email Linden Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (616) 453-8300 ext. 138
Meal Volunteer Needs:
Meal assistants & meal donations are welcome on the following dates in December:
Mondays– 16th, 23rd Thursdays– 5th, 19th & 26th
Please email email@example.com to sign up.
*Please consider bringing a dish, salad, or dessert... contact Bry for more information!*
Upcoming Volunteer Training Dates
|Child Care Training
Child supervision in Noogieland.
||Monday, December 2
|Ambassadors Training! If you'd like to host an information booth or event at the clubhouse, this training is required!
||Tuesday, December 17 @7:30pm
|GR Volunteer Orientation
1 hour orientation about our mission & volunteer program;
||Mon, December 9 @ 5pm Wed, December 18 @ Noon
|Lowell Volunteer Orientation
||Tuesday, December 3 @ 4pm Rsvp required firstname.lastname@example.org 616-453-8300
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||Thurs, December 18 @ 10 am