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 

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       We have plenty of masks, hand sanitizer, virus killing spray cleaners, and projects for on-site volunteers:

                                    

                    On-Site Projects:                                       

  • Process inventory donations: record donor, item code, and value   

  • Merchandising inventory                                                                                                             

  • Paint the fitting room, restroom alcove, and walls in shopping and storage areas                                                                                                                   

  • Install additional lighting in shopping areas                                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • Assist clients and potential clients with questions about our program, available

voucher points, shopping, and check out.

Not ready to leave the safety of your own home yet? 

No problem - there are LOTS of other ways to show your

support for Marilyn's Place Non-Food Pantry.

Below are a few suggestions (but feel free to dazzle us with new ideas): 

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