WORK WEEK: AUGUST 7 - 11, 2017 and the weekends of July 22/23 and 29/30.
WHAT: We are going to be cleaning, building, re-organizing, installing, uninstalling, painting and tending to and sprucing up the facilities at Turning Point.
WHO: We need volunteers! If your church, civic, family & friends, work or other group want to donate a few hours of labor, we would love to have you!
HOW: Email me (Ellen) at firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know you are interested.
|PAINT - Food Lockers|
|PAINT - Bedroom in Shelter|
|PAINT - Family Room in Shelter|
|PAINT - Front Porch and Front Door|
|PAINT - Community Room|
|PAINT - Non-skid marine paint on ramps|
|PAINT - Wood fences|
|PAINT - Lisa's office|
|PAINT - Roof of garage|
|INSTALL - Kitchen Cabinets|
|INSTALL - Window Film|
|INSTALL - TV Mounts/TV|
|INSTALL - Remove window hardware|
|INSTALL - Bunk beds|
|INSTALL - Wardrobes|
|INSTALL - Remove carpet strip at top of basement steps|
|INSTALL - Lattice on front Porch, parking area|
|INSTALL - New Gates and locks (chain link gates)|
|INSTALL - Install privacy fabric on gates|
|ELECTRICAL - Check light fixture on the porch of house|
|ELECTRICAL - Light Bulbs in Shelter|
|ELECTRICAL - Install some type of light fixture in stairwell of shelter|
|ELECTRICAL - Bathroom lights in shelter - repair/replace|
|REPAIR - Swing|
|REPAIR - Holes in walls (before painting)|
|REPAIR - Window frame in Jamie's office|
|BUILD - Frame up 2 walls|
|BUILD - Install doors in new walls|
|MUSCLE/MOVING - Basement furniture|
|MUSCLE/MOVING - Carpet squares in basement|
|CLEANING - Gutters at shelter|
|CLEANING - Trash from yard, parking lot|
|CLEANING - Windows|
|CLEANING - Floors - oil soap on wood floors in house|
|CLEANING - Powerwash outside of buildings|
|CLEANING - Scoop out burn piles|
|ORGANIZE AND MOVE - Basement/trailer/donations|
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Donated Items and Supplies:
It takes a LOT of supplies to keep a shelter going! We hope you will help round up some of the following to help us keep the women and children well tended while they are in Shelter with us (please try to also bring some non-toxic or fragrance free when available).
- Toilet Paper
- Paper Towels
- Facial Tissues
FRAGRANCE FREE/ NON-TOXIC CLEANING PRODUCTS (respiratory challenges/asthma):
- Laundry Detergent
- Dish Detergent
- General Kitchen and Bath Cleaners
PERSONAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS:
- Tampons only at this time, variety of sizes
- Shampoo and Conditioner in a variety of types and ethnicities
- Body wash, including fragrance free
- Hand soap/wash, non-toxic, fragrance free
- Make-up for a variety of ethnicities and skin tones.
- Hair brushes, hair bands, combs, hair coloring
- Dental floss
- Over the counter meds: aspirin, Tylenol, Tylenol PM, Ibuprophen, Pepto Bismal, anti-constipation, cough meds of all types, anti-histimines of all kinds
- Coffee and filters
- Tea bags
- Bread, crackers
- Frozen meat bundles
OTHER HELPFUL ITEMS:
- Walmart and Visa gift cards in small amounts ($10 to $25)
- Gas cards in small amounts ($10 to $25)
WHAT WE CANNOT ACCEPT:
Please call for more information!
Many, many thanks!
Ellen & Crew