VOLUNTEER:

     Noun: A person who does something, especially helping other people, willingly and without being forced or paid to do it

     Verb: To do something, especially for other people or for an organization, willingly and without being forced or paid to do it

      SOMETHING: an objectsituationquality, or action that is not exactly known or stated 

Get The Picture?

       We may be temporarily on-site volunteer-less, but there are at least 100 other ways to show your support for Marilyn's Place Non-Food Pantry until it's safe to participate in group community service activities again. 

Here are a few suggestions but feel free to dazzle us with unique ways to help us be ready to help twice as many members of our community as we    planned for as recently as March 15th. 

Grant Writer(s)

1. Find grants we technically qualify for and have a realistic chance of getting 

2. Provide advice - what to focus on, things not to say, etc.

Client Finders

1. Contact township trustees

2. Contact city, county, state, and federal agencies

3. Distribute flyers/brochurs to shelters, food pantries, etc. 

Inventory Getters

1. Organize a neighborhood Dignity Drive - make and distribute flyers, leave donation box on porch, call us to pick it up when full. 

 2. Clean your closets and leave in  box(es) on your porch .   

3. Spread the word to your email and social media contacts.

Money Finders

1. Set up a sidewalk toll "booth" that accepts new hygiene and cleaning products or cash

2. Contact local businesses for future financial support &/or ongoing promotional support