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.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Sept through Nov 16th annually
We need schools , Honor Societies, key clubs, community service project children who would like to do Penny Drives and collection of teddy bears and other new and slightly loved plush animals for kids in crisis. Each school picks a two week period to fundraise. COLORADO ONLY:This event runs Sept- Nov of every year. Simply sign up and fill out the forms online to get started-www.cr-foundation.org
Please go to Calendar/Events and pull down the page for the Teddy Bear Project. Find the appropriate forms and open in Adobe. Thank you for helping kids in need for next three months!
Over 134,000 collected, tagged and re delivered every year from Sept through Nov. Over 130 schools on board annually.
We have been recognized by The President of the United States for this project by being awarded the Point of Light Award.