There are always plenty of opportunities to volunteer in El Dorado and South Arkansas. Here are just a few:
Project South Serving Our Units At Home
A partnership w/local community, military and their families. You can help with Family Deployment Weekends, Kids Camp, support groups, deployment care packs. Call Sterling at 870-814-8405
Book Buddies helps children who are struggling with reading on grade level. An important indicator of high school graduation is reading proficiently by the end of the third grade. Call 870-864-7084 to volunteer to help a child.
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CareNet/Senior Independent Living
A great opportunity for you is to help an elderly neighbor/friend go to the grocery store or get to their doctors appointments. A simple act of kindness creates and endless ripple.
Interfaith Help Services
Volunteers needed to help in Food Pantry, M-Th 10-12(noon) or 1-3. Training will be available. Call Charlotte Steinman 862-5769 for more information.
Handcrafted Items for Community Needs
Knitting for Noggins hats, Blankets of Love quilts are given to AR Children's Hospital, disaster victims,and military children. Call 870-864-7084 and ask Cheryl how you can help.
Empower and open new doors for an adult by helping them learn to read and reach their goal of a GED, a better job, or just learn to read better. Call 870-864-7081 to get started in Union Co, or call 870-901-6028 for Columbia Co.
Red Cross Disaster volunteers are needed
Call American Red Cross 870-814-9109 and learn how you can help during a disaster. Some formal training is required.
Help the Red Cross be there in times of an emergency.
Area Nursing Homes
Do you like to sing, play the piano or a musical instrument, or even play games? Area nursing homes have residents who would love to have you join them for some fun, music or just stimulating conversation!
The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers to help in distributing food and also in the thrift store. To get started call 870-863-4830. Remember you will need to bring your photo ID.
VITA Tax Volunteer
Help your community in preparing taxes free of charge for low income families in our area. You will receive training. Call Dara at 864-7083 for more information.
Help local food pantries stock and distribute food to those in need: Salvation Army, Liberty Ministries, Interfaith Help, and other local pantries. Call 864-7084 to volunteer.
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“THERE IS NOTHING STRONGER THAN THE HEART OF A VOLUNTEER.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt