Lawrence Hall

People Served/Type of Services: Urgent Services, Education/Child and AdolescentDevelopment, Healthcare, Domestic Abuse, Children, Teens, Mental Health

Types of Help Needed: In-kind donations, Events and projects

Service Opportunity Details: In-Kind initiatives currently organized internally by Lawrence Hall have the opportunity to be led by volunteers, either in helping to plan or execute them. They include: Back to School Supply Drive: Ensuring all 600+ of the youth in school (Kindergarten-College) receive a backpack filled with supplies needed to succeed at the start of the school year. Turkey Drive: Ensuring all Lawrence Hall families in critical need receive a Thanksgiving box filled with all food items to prepare a Thanksgiving Dinner. Coat Drive: Ensuring all of our youth have a warm coat during the cold months. Holiday Gift Drive: Ensuring all 700+ of the youth in our programs have a gift to open during the Holiday Season. Foster Care Holiday Party: Volunteers are needed to help provide food, beverages, decorations and cookies for the annual Lawrence Hall Foster Care Holiday Party hosted for our Foster Care families and children each December.

Location: Chicago-Ravenswood

Volunteer Ages: Families with young children, Families with teens, Teens, Young Adults, Adults, Groups

Frequency: One-time, Periodic

Frequency Details: Generally occur September through December.

Contact Info: Staff: Laryssa Sykes; Hailey Nicewanner, Youth and Volunteer Engagement Supervisor, 773-769-3500.

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