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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


450 North Syndicate St.Saint Paul, MN 55104
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Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties assists 50 limited-income families a year to obtain an automobile. We provide a no-interest loan and guide participants through the car buying process. A car safety kit will assist the family if they encounter an emergency while driving.

Tasks and Responsibilities: An individual or group of volunteers will host a collection drive and/or purchase items that will be assembled by that individual/team into kits. For each collection/assembly effort a minimum of 10 kits are requested, more are welcome. Group leader must keep track of the number of volunteers assisting and total hours donated.

Materials to Collect/Purchase:(all must be new)

Basic Tools


Bottled Water

First-Aid Kit

Flashlight & Batteries

Granola or Energy Bars

Ice Scraper

Oil & Funnel

Paper Towels

Roadside Flares/Emergency Triangles

Tire Pressure Gauge

Shovel (collapsible) - optional

Backpack, re-usable bag or small box to place the items into trunk (one per kit)

Note: Items must be able to tolerate seasonal temperature fluctuations.

Please DO NOT include any additional items or notes. Thank you!

Time Commitment/Location: Time depends upon how many kits that you wish to collect and assemble. This volunteer opportunity can be conducted entirely at your location and delivered to our St Paul office. If you need space to assemble the kits, a room may be scheduled (at least a month in advance) at our Community Action headquarters in St Paul.

Benefits of Volunteering: Fantastic team-building activity for a group of any size or age. Knowledge that you are helping families thrive!

For Information Contact:


  • Organization
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Project Management

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment


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