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Group volunteer projects provide businesses, families, churches, youth groups and other organizations a fun, meaningful way to spend a day together making a difference.

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Because our programs are varied, so are our needs; projects come in all shapes and sizes. Needs change frequently and we welcome new ideas, so it is always best to check with us as you develop your plans for a group volunteer project.

Below is a list ideas drawn from past group projects:

  • Create your own fundraiser (garage sale, car wash, bake sale, benefit concert, etc.) and donate the proceeds to one or more of our programs. Group size: any.
  • Do an “Extreme Makeover" at one of our programs. Group size: Up to 10 people per site.
  • Do some spring cleaning (painting, yardwork, repairs, etc.) at one or more of our programs during any time of the year. Group size: Up to 10 people per site.
  • Hold a drive to collect needed items (canned food, winter clothing, toiletries, school supplies, holiday gifts, etc.). Group size: any.
  • Organize a service project where your group paints a facility, builds a fence or any number of needed projects. Group size: Up to 10 people per site.
  • Serve a meal at our Crosswalk teen shelter. Group size: 3-5 people.
  • Sort items in one of our clothing or food banks. Group size: Up to 6 people.
  • Sponsor an existing event by gathering donations to sponsor a table of low-income women at I Remember Mama or provide a sponsorship at the annual Hope House Celebrity Fashion Show. Group size: any.
  • Wrap donated holiday gifts for kids, teens and adults in our programs. Group size: Up to 10 people.

*Please be aware that any group including minors must have adults 21 or older present to provide supervision.

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For more information about group volunteer projects, please contact
Phone: 509.624.2378 ext. 104
Fax: 509.624.2275