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.
Come serve once a month providing care to the children in our emergency shelter.
We serve children birth to 12 years old who have been removed from their homes due to allegations of abuse, neglect or violent situations. Once they arrive we take them for a medical exam making sure they don't have anything that might spread to other children in the shelter. The rest of the time is spent having fun playing video games, making arts and crafts projects, going on field trips to the zoo, the Imagine Children's museum and local parks. The children can stay with us up to 72 hours. We believe we are making a difference in the small amount of time that we spend with them.
Want to make a difference in the life of a child? Come volunteer with us!