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.
Serving all of Wake CountyOffice : 1150 SE Maynard Rd, Suite 210Cary, NC27511
"Truly do not know how I could have functioned. My health was deteriorating slowly. Every volunteer has been kind and compassionate...I wish I could somehow return that kindness".
If you have daytime hours on your hands and like to drive, this may be the right role for you! You would provide daytime transportation to seniors (age 60 ) and adults with disabilities in Wake County, NC. Primarily for medical appointments and other essential needs (e.g., groceries, drugstore, bank, social services, gov't offices).
Transportation is the most often cited unmet need. This program provides volunteer services for escorted and door-through-door transportation for medical appointments, prescription pick-up and grocery shopping. All riders will be able to transfer in/out of your vehicle. Transportation is done in your own vehicle and can take up to 3 hours per appointment.
You select the appointment that works best with your schedule. No fixed assignment; respond to the requests you want.
Drivers especially needed in eastern half of Wake County, OR volunteers willing to drive to where the need is located.