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VOLUNTEER AWARDS:

It is that time of year again to nominate your volunteers!

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 top 5  winners will be chosen by a United Way Committee and will be honored with a $1,000 donation made to the non-profit of their choice (courtesy of LabCorp).

Nomination forms will be due January 1, 2021. 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.

Please reach out to Sally Gordon (sgordon@uwalamance.org) with questions.

 
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 SALVATION ARMY:

Are you, your church group, school club, or organization looking for a way to give back to the community? We may be just the venue that you have been looking for. Our Family/Thrift Store, located at 3720 S. Church St., Burlington, NC is looking for people just like you to help us in serving the community. We provide for the many needs of our community by distributing donated clothing, household goods, furniture, and many other items free of charge or at low cost to those most in need. The Salvation Army is a nondenominational Christian church dedicated to helping our fellow man/woman/child by “Doing The Most Good”. You will see this on our truck as it travels the roadways picking up donations. The Family Store needs volunteers to help out in the warehouse processing, cleaning, sorting, pricing, and stocking the show room floors with donated items. No experience is needed. Our staff will provide guidance and any training necessary. What better way to serve your community than helping out those most in need of a helping hand. For more information, please visit The Salvation Army Family Store at the above location or call us at 336-350-7447. Ask for David, the Family Store Manager

 
 

ALAMANCE COUNTY YMCA:

The Alamance County Community YMCA is looking for volunteers to assist with meal distribution. As you may be aware, the YMCA has provided meals for children in need throughout the pandemic, and continues to do so. They serve meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and currently need volunteers for the dinner session, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Please view the attached Food Service Volunteer document for more information. A Volunteer Application is also attached.

If you have questions or would like to submit an application, please contact Jason Fields at jfields@acymca.org.

Volunteer Application

Food Service Volunteer

SALVATION ARMY: The food pantry at the Salvation Army is very low. More people are struggling with food insecurity. If you are able please donate canned food. The pantry is located at 812 N Anthony Street in Burlington. Drop off’s are accepted from 9-12 and 1-4. Thank you

LEARNING PODS
First Baptist Church and City Gate Dream Center are both launching Learning Pods. Please see the linked article to learn more! If you would like to make a monetary contribution or volunteer please contact the following:
Cameron@firstbaptistburlington.com
lisa@citygatedreamcenter.com

Family Abuse Services

Family Abuse Services is in immediate need of the following items as we sustain our shelter environment during COVID19:
Clorox wipes, Lysol, Windex wipes, trash bags, laundry detergent, dishwashing soap, toilet paper, and packing tape
All donations are appreciated and can be accepted at our main office located in the Family Justice Center, 1950 Martin Street Burlington, NC. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5pm. Thank you for your efforts serving victims of domestic violence in our community.
 

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!

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 top 5  winners will be chosen by a United Way Committee and will be honored with a $1,000 donation made to the non-profit of their choice (courtesy of LabCorp).

Nomination forms will be due January 1, 2021. 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.

2020 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