Outreach

Mission Statement:

 

 

List of Volunteer Opportunities

Ronald McDonald House
Contact: Cathy Connaway (304) 529-1122
Location: 1500 17th St., Huntington, 25701
rmhc.org | mchouse.org
Needs: check in families, bake, dinner, clean/yard service, or donations of household items (toiletries, packaged nonperishable food)

Huntington Health and Rehab
Contact: Debbie Day  (304) 529-6031,
Location: 1720 17th Street, Huntington 25701
Needs: Every Tues night, Sat afternoon and Sunday afternoon Bingo, reading to patients, visiting with patients, one on one attention

The Special Olympics of WV
Contact: Linda Quinn (outreach director, volunteer coordinator)
Location: 1206 Virginia St East, suite 100, Charleston, WV 25301
sowv.org (Announcements for upcoming events found on website)
Needs: Help with the year round events, such as the “summer games,” help with state events, such as time/score keeping and meal preparation for the WV “Special Olympic Games” and help with the county programs such as training, coaching, and chaperones.

Huntington City Mission
Contact: Jodi Dowell (304-523-0293), email jdowell@hcmwv.org
Location: 624 10th Street, PO Box 3, Huntington, WV 25706
huntingtoncitymission.org/
Needs: This website list some volunteer opportunities.  You will need to fill out a volunteer application.

Huntington Area Food Bank
Contact: Susan Brody (304-523-6029), email
Location: 1327 7th Ave Huntington, WV 25701
hafb.org
Needs: This website has an events calendar to see what is coming up as a volunteer opportunity.

Hospice of Huntington
Contact: Martha Persinger  (304-529-4217)
www.volunteerwv.org search for Hospice of Huntington
www.hospiceofhuntington.org
Needs: Ongoing basis – do a training, background, verification, etc., patient care volunteers, caregiver respite, etc.; One time – landscaping at Hospice House, delivery of supplies, receptionists at Hospice House, gift shop workers

Faith in Action
Contact: Executive Director, Rose Thornberg (304) 697-1274
Needs: Provide non-medical assistance to the elderly.  Do volunteer work, household work, landscaping, taking to appointments, etc.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Contact: Patty Price Executive director (304- 522-2191), email: pprice@bbbstristate.org
Location: Somerville Bldg 501 5th Ave. Suite 3, Huntington, WV 25701
www.bbbstristate.org
Needs: Mentoring programs: School based (1h/week): go into school and tutor/mentor and Community based (1h/w or 4h/mo): pick kid up, go to movies, play in park, etc. Other events include the Annual Bowl for kids sake @ strike zone (May 17th): 4-5people/team with a minimum of $100 pledge/person; The Christmas Tree sale (Begins after thanksgiving): 3h shifts; work booth; Click to watch the BBBS promotion video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q48JOSsjTzQ

Branches Domestic Violence Shelter
Contact: Trudy (304) 529-2382
Needs: Paper products (toilet paper, sanitary napkins, paper towels, etc),
Hygiene items (washcloths, hairbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, etc), USED CELL PHONES, Cleaning supplies
***The ladies working here make baskets that they give upon entry (w/ hygiene needs) and leaving (cleaning supplies) for those coming through the shelter. ***

Cabell –Huntington Hospital

Contact: Volunteer services at (304)-526-2113

Volunteer services include: Staffing and Patient Information Desk;  Delivering Flowers and Mail; Escorting Guests; Library Cart Service; Pet Therapy Program; Music Therapy Program; Senior Services Representative; ED Volunteer Support Staff; ECCC Patient & Visitor Comfort Care.

Habitat for Humanity

Contact: Nikki Hagermana  304-523-4822 or visit website at Https://www.hahabitat.org

Activities: Assist in building affordable housing for residents of Cabell County who could not otherwise afford housing.  Get a group!  Do it together!

 Huntington VA Medical Center

Contact: Volunteer Services Office  Teresa Bayse, Patricia Ferguson  304-429-6741  ext. 2952

Activities: Patient Services  for veterans, donations, courtesy van drivers.

MU Food Pantry

Contact:  Alicia Fox  304-696-4629

Activities: Drives for the food pantry.

AD Lewis Community Center

Contact: Mariah Hill  mariahill@cityofhuntington.com

Activities: Working with children, spending time, tutoring, events.

Soul Searching for Recovery

Contact: Jody Perry (304)612-0303 email: jody.perry@icloud.com

Activities: speaking events, workshops, music therapy

River Valley Child Development

Contact: Suzi Brodof (304)523-3417 ext. 207 sbrodof@rvcds.org

Activities: RV Cares program, pre-school and afterschool extension programs

West Virginia Family Child Care Association

Contact: Tammy Eubank 304-634-4806

Activities: Drives, Help with Conference, Group Behavioral Workshops

 

UNITED WE VOLUNTEER  

Contact:  Andrea Ray (304) 523-8929

Activities: Maintains a list of organizations seeking volunteers with

contact information and descriptions.

VISIT THEIR WEBSITE TO SIGN UP FOR VARIOUS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

http://www.unitedwevolunteer.org/

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