Starts:09/29/2022 08:00 AM
Ends:09/29/2022 05:00 PM
Description:2022 Day of Caring - Allegan County
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Opportunity:Fall 2022 Adopt-A-Highway Event / Day of Caring Volunteer Opportunity!

Date:09/29/2022 09:00 AM - 09/29/2022 11:00 AM

Agency:Allegan County United Way

Fall 2022 Adopt-A-Highway

Thursday, September 29, 2022


9:00 - 11:00 AM EST

Check-in Location:
Allegan County United Way
650 Grand Street
Allegan, MI 49010

About the Adopt-A-Highway Program:
Adopt-A-Highway is a Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) program designed to help keep the state's highway roadsides clean and attractive.

Volunteers will check-in at Allegan County United Way at 9:00 AM. After checking in, volunteers will safely disperse along the 2-mile stretch of highway and begin clean-up. The duration of this event will last approximately 1-2 hours. 

Check-in includes receiving trash bags, trash bag ties, trash picker, gloves, MDOT high visibility vest, water/snack, and signing a waiver.

Check-out includes communicating when you are safely finished to the event director; communication can include texting, calling, or stopping by Allegan County United Way. Check-out also includes returning any trash pickers, if used. 

Opportunity:Help Sort Donations at the Community Action House Resale Store!

Date:09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022

Agency:Community Action House

Help turn donations into Community Action House program funding. Our Resale Store is a laid back environment, and with a diverse team of staff and volunteers - there is always something interesting going on!

You'll work in the back of the store to help inspect, sort, clean, and organize all kinds of donations. Depending on the day, you might work with books, clothing, toys, and more!

Opportunity:Sort Food & Stock our Shelves at Food Club!

Date:09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022

Agency:Community Action House

Stock the Food Club shelves with products, and organize and straighten items on the floor. Stockers will also help to sort and label dry good products in the warehouse before they go onto the shelves. If you like to organize, straighten and categorize, this is the job for you!

Opportunity:Outdoor Maintenance

Date:09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022

Agency:Harbor Humane Society

Wash exterior windows, haul gravel to dog play yards, secure fencing around building, landscaping. There may be other other small projects as well!

Opportunity:Packing Sack Suppers and Food Prep

Date:09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022

Agency:Kids' Food Basket

Join us from 9am to 11am as we prepare good, healthy, nourishing meals for children and families in our community! Volunteer at Kids’ Food Basket and assist in tasks such as: packing meals, sorting food, re-packing bulk food items, and much more. Please be ready to have a good time while ensuring children and families in West Michigan get the nutrition they need to succeed. 

Opportunity:Get close with nature at Huyser Farm Park

Date:09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022

Agency:Laketown Twp - Sanctuary Woods Park

Volunteers have the opportunity to spend a refreshing and invigorating afternoon in the historic blueberry fields at Huyser Farm Park.  This is an historic farm owned by the local township and governed by the West Michigan Land Conservancy to protect the unique and beautiful features of a farm nestled in the dunes.  Volunteers get to spend time exploring the blueberry lanes picking up trash, sticks, and cleaning out brush and small trees as well as minor weeding around the pavilion.

Opportunity:Laketown Beach Cleanup

Date:09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022

Agency:Laketown Twp - Sanctuary Woods Park

Volunteers have the opportunity to spend time at the most beautiful beach on the Lakeshore - Laketown Beach - picking up trash, trimming back overgrowth from the stairs and trail, and removing sand from the first staircase.  

Opportunity:Planting Native Plugs

Date:09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022

Agency:Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway

Join the ODC Conservation Services team in planting native plugs on a section of ODC's property known as Fillmore Discovery Park. Fillmore Discovery Park is located on the southwest corner of the nature preserve and is accessible through the trails from the main entrance or has its own parking at 5733 142nd Ave <-- this is where volunteers will park.

Opportunity:Project Hope Thrift Store

Date:09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022

Agency:Project Hope

Project Hope is a nonprofit Christian ministry that serves the NE Allegan County by offering a low cost, high quality thrift store. The proceeds from the thrift store benefit our food pantry. Please help us with cleaning, sorting donations, and general duties so we can continue to help needy families meet their physical and spiritual needs. Fun and relaxed environment!

Opportunity:Office Cleaning

Date:09/29/2022 - 09/29/2022

Agency:Safe Harbor Children's Advocacy Center

This task includes vacuuming, mopping, and wiping down toys in the lobby and the therapy offices, along with other cleaning tasks to help provide a clean/welcoming environment for our families.