Kits for Kids - Preschool Summer (Collect & Assemble)


(44.9563,-93.1594)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

450 North Syndicate St.Saint Paul, MN 55104
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About

Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties serves nearly 1,300 Head Start children yearly. In these early education programs, our team of educator, family advocates and volunteers help youth from ages 3-5 prepare for kindergarten.

Children in our Head Start program are in need of necessities and other items. One of each item is requested, but more are appreciated.

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 is 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 for kids age 3 - 5)


Children’s Non-Deet Mosquito Deterrent

Children’s Sunscreen

Summer Hat or Children’s Sunglasses

Children’s Book - optional

Comb - optional

Hairbands/Barrettes - optional

Healthy Snack (non-perishable) - optional

Socks and underwear - optional

Stretchy pants/sweatpants or shorts - optional

Kid’s Toothbrush - optional

Toothpaste - optional

Dental Floss - optional


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

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.

Please register before you begin collecting items and contact us before you drop them off.

If possible, deliver kits by May 15 th for us to distribute before end of the school-year. We will accept kits throughout the summer.

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

For Information Contact: (before starting to collect items)

volunteers@caprw.org or call 651-603-5979; and,

Complete a Registration Form at caprw.org/volunteer

Skills

  • Child Welfare
  • Child Development
  • Fundraising
  • Youth Services
  • Inventory Management
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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