Updates

Day of Action Check-in Information May 24, 2016

Thank you Day of Action VOLUNTEERS!!

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow at our 3rd annual Day of Action!

Registration and volunteer check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Children’s Discovery Museum. At check-in, volunteers will complete volunteer waiver and receive their volunteer assignment for the day, as well as t-shirts. Following check-in volunteers will report to project sites and check-in with their project coordinator, who will give instructions.

SCHEDULE:
>8:30 am - Registration/Check-in; Children's Discovery Museum
>9:00 am - Morning Session: (volunteers report to project coordinators)
>11:30 am-Lunch provided by Jimmy John’s at Children’s Discovery Museum
>12:30 pm - Afternoon Session: (volunteers report to project coordinators)

WHERE TO PARK:
Parking is available in the Museum parking lot, Cub Foods and Target. If parking in the Cub or Target lots, please use the pedestrian walkways.

WHAT TO BRING:
Please bring close toe shoes and/or boots, protective gloves, long pants and shirts. Also pack protective eye wear, sunscreen and bug repellent. Optional items include: painting supplies (brushes, overalls, painters hat) and garden tools (shovels, rakes, hand spade, hoes).

DON'T FORGET:
Personal Care Items: (full size) shampoo; deodorant; bar soap; toothbrush and toothpaste; lotion; hair comb/brush; sun screen; lip balm; adhesive bandages; antibiotic ointment; warm socks; tampons; panty liners; laundry detergent; diapers; (new) wash cloths, hand and bath towels; and prepaid gas cards.

PROJECTS:
>Children’s Discovery Museum: landscaping | gardening
>Judy Garland Museum: painting | cleaning
>Grand Rapids Sports Complex: ball field resurfacing
>Kiesler Wellness Center: clear brush | garbage pick-up | white pine seedling rescue
>Itasca Family YMCA: mulch vegetable and apple trees

*Available at each site: Portable Restrooms | First Aid | Water | Healthy Snacks

QUESTIONS:
If you have questions, please call United Way at 218-999-7570 or visit unitedwayof1000lakes.org [Get Involved+Attend Events+Day of Action].

Sincerely,
The United Way staff and Board of Directors