Need a New Year’s resolution? Volunteer Milwaukee, a service of the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee features a calendar full of events for volunteers, both one-time and ongoing. Here are a few of the opportunities in January.
Feed the Homeless and Hungry
Small groups are needed to prepare, serve and clean up after breakfast on weekdays from 7 to10 a.m. at St. James’ Episcopal Church Meal Site run by The Gathering Of Southeast Wisconsin.
Contact: Angela Wright at (414) 271-4122
Help with inventory on donated toys that were received after the holiday toy shop at The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County Distribution Center, Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m.
Contact: Nancy Zompolas at (414) 302-4300
MAM: After Dark
Greet attendees or assist at feature exhibition or permanent collection, Jan. 15 at the Milwaukee Art Museum from 8 p.m. to midnight.
Contact: Gretchen Armitage at (414) 224-3893
“I Have A Dream” Blood/Donor Drive
Donate blood or sign up for the organ, marrow or tissue registries for BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Monday, Jan. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Milwaukee Public Library-Martin Luther King Branch.
Contact: Todd Coleman at (414) 937-6249
Great American Cleanup — Prepare Supplies
Count, package and mark trash bags, posters, stickers, flyers and thank you coupons used for annual spring neighborhood cleanup for Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful, Jan. 19 – 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with two- to five-hour shifts.
Contact: Joe Wilson at (414) 272-5462 ext. 103
MPS Enrollment Fair: Serve as the Welcome Committee
Welcome and direct attendees and/or help with the coat check at Milwaukee High School of the Arts, Jan. 30 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Contact: Heather Aschoff at (414) 773-9823