Wednesday, March 13, 2013

March Service Opportunities

Make sure to check out the awesome service opportunities this month!
       It's important to the Panhellenic Association that we provide our women, and charities in need of assistance, with the resources to connect and establish lasting relationships with each other.
       For more opportunities, or if you would like to be added to the following list, email our Director for Community Service and Philanthropy, Gretchen Beaver, at

The Willow Domestic Violence Center
This is a Lawrence-based agency that provides shelter and other services to survivors of domestic violence. As the first shelter established in Kansas, the Willow Domestic Violence Center has been helping women and children since 1976. To apply to volunteer, visit:

Health Care Access Clinic
Opportunities for Medical/Non-Medical/Special Projects Volunteers. Complete the application at

Midnight Farms
CLO's Midnight Farms is part of Community Living Opportunities (CLO). CLO's mission is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and adults with special needs. CLO has residential programs, case management, day services, therapeutic riding and much more. To volunteer, complete the application at

Lawrence Humane Society
The first step to becoming a volunteer is to attend a Volunteer Information Session. To find out dates and times of sessions and to register for a session, contact the shelter by emailing or calling (785) 843-6835. More information can be found at

Lawrence Habitat for Humanity
You can:

Heartland Community Health Center
Volunteer at the clinic or Volunteer at the food pantry. As a volunteer at the food pantry, you work one Saturday morning of each month. Fill out the volunteer application at

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County
Volunteers should be at least 18 years old, have their own transportation and insurance, and be able to meet weekly for a couple of hours with their "Littles." Mentors in the Bigs in Schools program should also be 18 years old, and be able to meet weekly with the child at his/her school during the school year, usually during the lunch hour. Beyond that, the qualifications are quite simple: have a caring, friendly attitude and be willing to give time and attention to an at-risk child. Complete information is available at one of the Orientation Sessions. You can learn more at

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