DOING OUR PART TOGETHER
PROJECT: ASSEMBLE TOILETRY KITS FOR THE NEEDY
Volunteer along with the Madison Area YMCA’s TOGETHERHOOD® Committee to assemble toiletry kits to distribute to the homeless through Bridges Outreach Inc. Each year, more than 2,000 Bridges Outreach Inc. volunteers deliver 65,000 brown bag meals, 10,000 pairs of socks and underwear, 7,500 toiletry kits, 49,000 cups of soup, and tons of donated clothing to more than 21,000 people in New York City, Newark and Irvington, New Jersey. This is a great volunteer project for the whole family; no special skills are required.
WHEN: PROJECT: Saturday, March 2; 1 - 2 p.m. | COLLECTION: February 1 - February 28
WHERE: Madison Area YMCA’s Family Center: Buttenheim Hall
CONTACT: Want to volunteer? Contact Engagement Manager: Community, Member & Volunteer Gwen Riddick at 973.822.9622 x2235.
COLLECTION TRAVEL-SIZE ITEMS NEEDED:
- Body lotion
- Shaving cream
- Toothbrush & toothpaste
- Dental floss
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
As a member of the Madison Area YMCA, you can create opportunities to make the change you want to see in our community. We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. That’s why at the Y, strengthening community is our cause.
TOGETHERHOOD®, the Y’s Signature Program for Social Responsibility, empowers members to plan and lead volunteer service projects that address the needs of our community. Working side by side with neighbors and community partners, TOGETHERHOOD® volunteers make new friends, improve lives and contribute to a stronger and more inclusive society. Together, we can make a difference.