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Volunteer:

Free Pharmacy Event

Upcoming Mobile Free Pharmacy event in Alamance County on August 15th. Volunteers needed for various tasks and will be provided PPE. All volunteers need to register for specific tasks at the following link: http://cerv.is/m?0332gMhgK9v

CityGate Dream Center Diaper Distribution

Please visit: https://citygatedreamcenter.com/volunteer/

If you need additional information contact: aconnolly@uwalamance.org

 

Please find Below Helpful tips for volunteering during COVID 19

Pantry & Feeding Volunteer Tips

Resource needs

Canned Food for quarantined COVID patients- Emergency Operations Center is in need of canned food. Donations can be dropped off or delivered to: 1950 Martin Street / Burlington, NC 27217 Please contact Sally at: sgordon@uwalamance.org with questions!

Cards of Love- There are so many elderly people in different facilities around the county. If you and your family would like to make cards, draw or paint a picture, something simple to brighten the day of the elderly.  You can mail to local nursing homes and hospitals.

Community Mask Donations– If you are able to make homemade masks, the Alamance County Health Department is collecting them to be distributed throughout the county. Masks can be dropped off at the Health Department 1st floor entrance (319 N Graham Hopedale Rd B, Burlington, NC 27217). Find guidelines here for making masks.

ARMC Clothing Closet for discharged patients– See Clothing Closet Need and List for more details, but below are things that they are in desperate need of. Items must be new with tags. Items can be brought to the Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation or shipped to 1225 Huffman Mill Road, Suite 204, Burlington, NC 27215.
 
1.  Women’s sweatshirts all sizes (probably on clearance now and we could stock up for fall and winter)
2. Shoe sizes 8, 9, 10.  We purchase loafers, slip-ons, flip flops (no shoe strings)
3. Men’s and women’s sweatpants (L, XL, 2X)
4. Men’s shorts all sizes
 
Please contact Jordan Morris Wood if you have any questions or would like porch pick-up (jordan.morriswood@conehealth.com)

Give an hour.  Give a Saturday.  Give your best.  Be a catalyst for the change you want to see in Alamance County.  Below, you can find links to nonprofit agencies that are in need of donations and volunteers. Check them out and see where your time, talent and treasures can be used to help make CHANGE in Alamance County.

Printable Volunteer Log

Alamance County Meals on Wheels

Alamance County Public Libraries

Allied Churches of Alamance County

Augustine Literacy Project

Benevolence Farm 

CrossRoads

Open Door Clinic

Women’s Resource Center of Alamance County


 

APPLICANTS FOR OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD

This award is managed by the Community Council of Alamance County, a UWAC program. Any individual, group, business, or organization whose volunteer activities in Alamance County benefit the local community in a substantial, important, and/or a unique way may be nominated.  The Executive Committee of Community Council will choose the top 5 winners of all the nominations. In addition, winners have been honored (and will be again in 2019) with a $1000 donation made to the non-profit of their choice (courtesy of LabCorp).

Nomination forms will be due in November 2020. Please review the rules/guidelines and Tips for Writing an Effect Award Nomination before making a nomination.  Note you will need: contact information (address, phone, email) for yourself as well as for the volunteer and one or two references.  You will also need information about the volunteer’s service to your agency.  You are not able to save the form and go back to it later.  Click here to nominate a volunteer.

2019 VOLUNTEERS

Belinda Thomas (winner)
Bob Ostrander (winner)
Claire Xu (winner)
Principal Terri Drummond, Social Workers Shaun Jenkins & Lauren Brookshire (winner)
Stig Egede-Nissen (winner)
Alice Johansen
Betsy Adams
Friends of the Alamance County Libraries
Kathy Barry, Jerrie Nall, and Dr. Sam Powell
Linda Moore
Mary Covington
Thurmon Leath