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ORGANIZATION: Faith in Action for Cass County

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Volunteer Drivers provide essential transportation in Cass County, MN where there is no public transportation. Rides are provided for medical and nonmedical appointments, grocery shopping, local errands and other needs, primarily for older adults, people with disabilities or those living in poverty or managing medical issues. Faith in Action for Cass County provides scheduling support, ongoing training, recognition, liability insurance, mileage reimbursement and the opportunity to make a difference helping others in your community. Faith in Action is "Neighbors Helping Neighbors."

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About Faith in Action for Cass County

Location:

116 1st St S, PO Box 512, Hackensack, MN 56452, US

Mission Statement

Compassionate Volunteers Serving People in Need: "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" Our Vision We help those who lack other resources. We help individuals maintain their independence, dignity, and quality of life. We connect people with needed services and assistance. We value respect, tolerance, acceptance and caring. We celebrate action and service motivated by faith.

Description

Faith in Action is a local collaborative effort among faith communities, community agencies, donors and individuals with gifts of service, to provide non-medical, neighborly assistance to older adults, adults with disabilities, and others experiencing difficult circumstances. Our volunteers help others with transportation to medical appointments and errands, friendly visiting, household tasks and repairs, respite and caregiver support, ramps, meal delivery and more. We are a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization located in Hackensack, MN and serving people in need throughout Cass County. There are no charges for services; donations are accepted with gratitude. Income does not determine eligibility, yet we strive to assist those who lack other resources.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Community, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Hackensack, MN 56452

(46.93079,-94.52055)
 

SKILLS

  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers can choose when, how much and how far they wish to drive. Most ride requests are between 7 am and 5 pm Monday thru Friday; a few are weekends or evenings.
  • Application includes orientation and background check. A current driver's license and auto insurance are required.

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