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Volunteers play an integral part of our organization's efforts to provide practical help and hope to homeless, hungry and hurting people in the Hamilton community. All of the offsite opportunities below are available to any age group and can be a great way to fit volunteer service into a busy schedule.
Group opportunities are occasionally available. For further information, please contact our volunteer administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-528-5100 x3106.
Offsite Volunteer Opportunities
These are great opportunities for families, neighbourhoods, employee groups and church groups.
- Organize a neighbourhood food drive. Contact Community Services Opportunity Centre at 905-528-4212 x1116 or contact email@example.com for instructions. Non-perishable food items like canned tuna, beans, pasta/tomato sauces, vegetables are always needed along with pasta, peanut butter, coffee, tea, juice, baby food, formula, diapers and other paper products - facial tissue, toilet tissue and paper towels.
- Organize a needs drive for women and children at Inasmuch House that might include children's healthy lunch items, juice drinking boxes, children's storybooks in other languages, larger size disposable diapers and pull-ups, toiletries for women, children and teen girls consisting of hair products, deodorant, and make up (lipstick, foundations, small 1 to 4 colour eye-shadow containers, blush sticks or powder, mascara, etc.) and non-perishable food items. Call Inasmuch House at 905-529-8149 for instructions and drop off times or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Collect men's toiletries. Our Men's and Addiction Services located at 325 James Street North are always in need of men's toiletries - razors, shaving cream, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant and shampoo. Call 905-528-7635 for details or email email@example.com. As this is a 24/7 facility, drop offs can be done even over a weekend or in an evening.
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