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Haven’t worn some of your clothes in awhile? Then choose to donate them!

If you have some clothing that hasn’t been put to use lately, then donate to Circle of Hope! Circle of Hope is holding an event next Saturday March, 23rd. Circle of Hope is looking for donations of gently used clothing, accessories and they will even be holding a bake sale.

Clothing donations can be dropped off at First Methodist Church (“Coppertop Church”) on March 22nd between 8 a.m. and noon.

Circle of Hope is looking for volunteers to help pick up donations and organize the event.

Interested? Contact Peggy Anderson at (218) 525-1905

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New volunteers needed, apply today.

Thanks to the weekly service scoop, volunteerinduluth in able to stay EXTRA updated with volunteer opportunities on a week-to-week basis. Here is how you can get involved!

Be a Part of the Community Investment Process

The United Way of Greater Duluth has 12 positions open for volunteer panelists who, in January and February, review applications for funding and go on site visits to help determine the percentage of United Way funding request that is granted to our agencies.

Panel A: INCOME

Orientation:    Wed.  January 9     9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Q & A:           Wed.  January 23   9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Site Visits:     Wed.   January 30   8:30 AM – 1:05 PM *

Site Visits:     Wed.   February 6    8:30 AM-2:15  PM*

Ranking:        Wed.  February 20  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

*meals provided

Panel B: HEALTH

Orientation:    Wed.  January 9       9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Q&A:            Thur.  January 24     9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Site Visits:     Thur. January 31     9:00 AM – 12:05 AM*
Site Visits:     Thur.  February 7     8:30 AM – 1:15  AM*
Ranking:        Thur.   February 21    9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
* meal provided

If you are interested in becoming a panelist please contact Shannon to start the application process. Applications are due December 3. 

Agency: United Way of Greater Duluth

Contact: Shannon Wagner

Phone: 218-726-4728

Email: sb6americorps@unitedwayduluth.org

Volunteer and help with long-term flood recovery

It’s impossible to forget the floods that hit Duluth and surrounding areas this past summer. The damage caused by the flooding still surrounds us and survivors are still in need of help and assistance. If you feel the urge to help your fellow neighbors and citizens with relief efforts, volunteerinduluth wants you to know that there are still opportunities out there to get involved.

According to the weekly service scoop, The Long Term Flood Recovery team is still searching for skilled and unskilled volunteer help. The Long Term Flood Recovery team says,

Ideal volunteers should be able to handle light to moderate lifting and willing to help do a variety of small tasks. Currently, work centers around getting people moved out of homes, emptying garages and assisting with flood survivors immediate needs before more winter moves in.

Weekdays, weeknights and weekends are all times that your help and skills could be utilized. The Long Term Flood Recovery team is open to working with your availability and areas of expertise. So what are you waiting for?!

How to get involved?
Contact: Ilsa Peterson (218)206-9882
Ilsa.peterson@lssmn.org

photo by Olivia Franti of Chester Creek flooding in Duluth, MN

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