'Tis the Season To Volunteer
Check out these opportunities to volunteer in the area this Thanksgiving.
As Thanksgiving approaches, remember not only to be thankful for what you have, but to give to others. Below is a list of nearby opportunities to volunteer.
Stella Maris Child Center
5183 Raymond, St. Louis
9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday and Tuesday
Volunteers needed to help with arts and craft activities for the kids.
Call 314-367-7950 for more information.
Jewish Community Center
2 Millstone Campus Dr., St. Louis
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday
Volunteers needed to set up tables, serve children in the Early Childhood Center a holiday meal and clean up afterward.
Call 314-442-3454 for more information.
Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry
10950 Schuetz Rd., St. Louis
9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday or Monday
Volunteers are needed to pack grocery bags of food items for clients. Volunteers will work from a list of items to be placed into each bag. Individuals can help stock the pantry shelves with canned goods and sort any incoming donations.
Call 314-812-9386 for more information.
All volunteers must be able to lift a bag of groceries and read canned food labels. Children younger than 10 are not permitted at the food pantry.
23rd Annual Gobble Wobble 5K Run/Walk
West County Assembly of God, 13431 N. Outer Forty Rd., Chesterfield
8:30 a.m. Thursday
This 5K Run/Walk is held every year to benefit Teen Challenge of St. Louis.
Call the church office at 314-434-1058.
You can register on the day of the race for $25.
Wesley House Association
4507 Lee Ave., St. Louis
9:30 a.m. Thursday
Volunteers needed to deliver meals to our Meals-On-Wheels homebound clients.
Call 314-385-1000 for more information.
Epworth Youth Emergency Services
6816 Washington Ave., University City
Any time Thursday
Volunteers needed to help bake cookies with youth on Thanksgiving Day.
Volunteers will need to bring baking ingredients and supplies.
Call 314-918-3330 for more information.