The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Main Street areaAlbany Avenue areaWoodland Street areaHartford, CT06112
You can help!
Roll the dice and take a chance with a neighbor! When is the last time you met someone new and decided they were the inspiration you were looking for in your own life? This is the day that you can use to make a difference, roll the dice and be a volunteer to the blind. The odds are good I can make a match that will result in an amazing friendship for you and a person who needs a little suport to get to the grocery store or out for coffee. It's easy! If you don't want to drive, you can go with them on the bus or paratransit!
Requirements to be a great volunteer include:
a desire to help others;
a pleasant demeanor;
a good reading/speaking voice;
average reading skills;
organizational or planning abilities;
a good driving record;
a clear criminal history;
access to a car with proof of insurance;
a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.