Ways you can make a difference now
Now, more than ever, organizations and people need our help as the impact of healthcare issues continue to wreak havoc on so many individuals and organizations. However, safety must come first, so below is a list of remote engagement opportunities:
AGE FRIENDLY ATHENS COUNTY
Contact: Rebecca Robison-Miller - firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of Needs: Community organizing, administrative assistance, research
ATHENS COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE PROGRAM
Description of Needs: Become a volunteer to advocate for children, fundraising, supply drives
Link to volunteer training information: https://www.athenscasa.org/apply
Make a donation: https://www.athenscasa.org/donate
ATHENS COUNTY DOG SHELTER/FRIENDS OF THE SHELTER DOGS
Description of Needs:
- Quality flea/tick prevention especially for dogs over 11lbs
- Quality wormer
- Dog treats (no rawhides please), collars and leashes, crates, enrichment toys
- Dog walkers and event planners (based on COVID impact)
- Donations to cover vet bills – see link below.
Make a donation: https://www.facebook.com/athensfosd/
ATHENS HOPE (HELPING OVERCOME SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER THROUGH PREVENTION & EDUCATION)
Description of Needs: Project and administrative assistance; advocacy, research
KIDS ON CAMPUS
Description of Needs: Winter supplies for school-aged children
MY SISTER’S PLACE, A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGENCY
Description of Needs: Supplies/games, crossword and other puzzle books, adult coloring books, etc.
SERENITY GROVE WOMEN’S RECOVERY HOME
Description of needs: Liquid laundry detergent and fabric softener, paper towels, toilet paper, Ziploc bags (all sizes), Saran wrap, aluminum foil, coffee (Maxwell House or Folgers). In the future, volunteers are always welcome, but unfortunately, not during COVID-19.
Make a monetary donation: https://www.women4recovery.org/donate-1
SOUTHEAST OHIO YOUTH MENTORING
Description of Needs: Mentor training, fundraising, holiday gift drive
UNITED SENIORS OF ATHENS COUNTY
Website: Unavailable at this time.
Contact: Joyce Lewis - email@example.com
Address: 701 East State Street, Athens, OH 45701
Description of Needs: Remote administrative assistance