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Community Service Opportunities-4.5.2018

Click on the link to access the Community Service Tracking form:  Community Service Hours Tracking Form. Record your hours and hold on to your form.  Please DO NOT TURN THEM IN. 

When your hours are complete, enter them HERE.

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Cross Plains Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is looking for help with their upcoming Memorial Day BBQ.  They have over 100 volunteers that help put on this event which includes a parade, almost 1,000 chicken dinners, 500 hot dogs, dj, a bounce house and more. They are specifically hoping to get some help with kids activities including face painting and applying glitter tattoos.  The event is from 12:00 - 4:30 and they ask for hour shifts.  Materials are provided.

Sign up via this link 2018 Memorial Day Chicken BBQ

 

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Red Cross has an Urgent Need for Volunteers to help with their Local Chapter’s Sound The Alarm Save a Life (STASAL) Home Smoke Alarm Install Event on Saturday May 5th.

Right now they are at 36 registered volunteers – they need 200-250 volunteers that day.

Go to www.SoundTheAlarm.org to sign up and register.

  • Commitment is around 4-6 hours of one’s time. 
  • Day starts at American Family Insurance NHQ starting at 8 a.m. and ending around 2 pm. in the afternoon depending on number of alarms installed and appointments finished by each team.   Training will be done at this kick off. 
  • Teams of 3 or 4 go out to install alarms with a 200+ appointments that day. Each team will have one installer, one note taker/educator, and one greeter/helper.
  • American Family Insurance is hosting the event at their NHQ – providing a kick off breakfast and lunch for those that participate. Lands’ End is providing day of event t-shirts for all volunteers as well.

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EARN SERVICE HOURS for PARTICIPATING in the MHS RELAY FOR LIFE! 

Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 6 pm until midnight

 

Grab your friends and form a team to work to end cancer.  Middleton Relay for Life

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PURPLESTRIDE EVENT DAY VOLUNTEER Saturday, May 5, 2018.  5K Run/Walk to end pancreatic Cancer—Warner Park

If you want to do more than walk to end pancreatic cancer, you can be an event day volunteer. Just select the “Volunteer” participant type during registration and you can register for free. You’ll even get a personal fundraising page to show family and friends your commitment to the cause.  Click on this link to access the webpage:Purple Stride

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

Middleton Public Library is in need of Volunteers to staff their Summer reading program.    Click on the link for more information and stop by for a sign up sheet on Ms. Stodola's door, Room 1003d.

Middleton Public Libary summer Program

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Calling All Musicians!!!!

Friends of Pheasant Branch Conservancy third annual Tunes on Tuesday

will take place in June/July.  They are looking for student musicians to fill one-hour time slots from 6 to 8 p.m. over the four Tuesdays when the event will take place. There will be four locations in the conservancy where students will perform.

Student musicians have first priority to sign up until April 26. Please click on the link to sign up:  Pheasant Branch Tunes on Tuesday

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Camp Invention:  Sauk Trail, July 9-13, 2018

Do you LOVE Science and want to share your love with elementary students?  Be a camp counselor at Sauk Trail’s Camp Invention.  This is an opportunity to build leadership skills through formalized training and practical experience, introduce entrepreneurial and intellectual property concepts, strengthen your college or your employment application, AND have FUN!  You will need to be available for some training prior to the camp and all 5 days of the camp.  Click HERE , HERE and HERE!  for more details.

Contact Kristin Pavelec to sign up because spaces go FAST!    kpavelec@mcpasd.k12.wi.us

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Do you love HISTORY?  Would you like to learn more about the history of Middleton and become a Docent—Museum Tour Guide?

Middleton Area Historical Society has two museums and is looking for help.  

The Rowley House Museum on Hubbard Ave. is open April through October Tuesday from 1-4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  This year, the Depot on Parmenter Street will be open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Both museums are looking for volunteers to greet visitors and show them around the museum.  No previous knowledge of Middleton history is needed.  This is a great opportunity to give back to your community and share with your neighbors.  You can sign up for one shift or many shifts.  

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Adopt Me Animal Rescue is a local non-profit all-breed dog rescue.  The mission is to re-home & rehabilitate at-risk dogs who are living in a hi-kill shelter .  The dogs are place into foster home until they are adopted.   You can help the puppies to raise funds by working concessions with your friends at UW basketball games!  OR you can work at Pet Smart on Sunday afternoons to walk, play with and clean up after the puppies.  How fun is that?  Check out the website www.adoptmeforever.org for more volunteer information or contact Lindsay Trustem at trustem0116@gmail.com

GIO's GARDEN:

Gio's Garden is a therapeutic respite center for families with children with special needs.  The center is located just two blocks from the MHS.  They are in need of volunteers to help with:  care of the kids, clerical support, special events and special events planning, cleaning,  yardwork, planting, gardening and staffing their summer camp.

Please contact Ms. Stodola at mhsservicelearning@mcpasd.k12.wi.us if you would like to learn more.

                                    

MOM is a non-profit that is leading a community-wide effort to prevent homelessness and end hunger for people throughout Middleton, West Madison and Cross Plains.  Through the support of business partners, area schools and faith communities, as well as numerous individuals and service organizations, MOM provides - free of charge - food, clothing, housing assistance, emergency financial assistance, and special services for seniors.  Click this link for more programs where you can help! M.O.M. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES   If you have questions, Email:  volunteer@momhelps.org  and put "HS Service Hours" in the subject line.

 

Organize a Food Drive:  Find our TOP TEN needed items and food drive tips online.  Bring donations to the pantry during open hours or attend a Pulbic Tour of MOM and bring in your dontations then.  Donatefood.momhelps.org

Organize a clothing or bedding drive.  MOM is in need of linens (gently-used and clean), towels, twin/dbl/queen sixed sheets, blankets, mattress pads, shower curtains, bath mats, baby blankets.  More info on clothing donations online. momhelps.org/support/donate-clothing-other-goods/

 

Middleton Senior Center:

 Seniors are in need of lawn care, grocery pick up, cleaning, and gardening.  Seniors would also enjoy being read to, playing cards and teaching how to knit and crochet.

See their website:  http://www.ci.middleton.wi.us/index.aspx?NID=191 or 

Contact:  Sandy   608-662-0827

Middleton Youth Center: 

The Youth Center is in need of tutors and program leaders to work with students from 5th through 8th grade after school and during the summer   

For more information, click here:  MYC.Tutor Flyer 2016-2017

Or contact:  

Gabrielle Hinahara 

ghinahara@ci.middleton.wi.us

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If you know of an organization or specific event that is in need of volunteers, please contact Karen Stodola at MHSServiceLearning@mcpasd.k12.wi.us.