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Volunteer Opportunity: One Small Step

Mission:

One Small Step has been collecting new and good used socks since 2001 from individuals, clubs, thrift stores, and groups that hold sock drives for us. We sanitize and repackage them for distribution to people in need through clothing banks, shelters, schools, and other social agencies. To date, we have provided more than 135,000 pairs of socks to people who are very, very grateful to have that need met.

The clothing bank (Clothes Cabin) is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 to 3.  

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

  • Hold sock drives in their neighborhood, at their place of work, or among friends in clubs or churches they belong to.
  • Process the socks on Wed. mornings, 9 to noon, in Chandler/Gilbert area
  • Sort, steam, bag, or hang clothing for Clothes Cabin
  • Conduct clothing drives (where we would specify current needs)
  • Publicize the activities and do fund-raising for the operations
  • Donate needed supplies: socks, new underwear, detergent, bleach, postage, colored paper
  • Donate funds for purchase of new socks

Contact Information:

1368 N. Arizona Ave., Suite 110

Chandler, AZ

480-892-3931

www.onesmallsteponline.org

One Small Step is a 501(c)3 and a Qualified Charitable Organization for purposes of the Arizona Tax Credit.

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Volunteer Opportunity: About Care

Mission

Delivering caring, compassionate support services using trained volunteers with special concern for the elderly and physically challenged homebound residents of Chandler and Gilbert.

Vision

To allow our clients to remain in their homes, live with respect and dignity while encouraging independence.

Volunteer Opportunities Available

About Care’s volunteers offer the following services:

  • transportation (medical and social)
  • shopping and errands
  • respite
  • friendly visits
  • reassurance phone calls
  • minor home repairs
  • business help

Volunteer Requirements

Volunteers must be 18 years or older, have complete car insurance, and complete an application process. Volunteers will be trained by About Care, and mileage reimbursement is available. Bilingual and multilingual volunteers are needed, and fingerprint clearance is a plus but not required at this time.

Contact Information

Contact Ann Marie McArthur at information@aboutcare.org or 480-895-3562.

About Care

P.O. Box 3278  

Chandler, AZ 85224

http://www.aboutcare.org

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