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Monday, September 21, 2009

Generation Charleston Fights Homelessness & Hunger

Join Generation Charleston and the Vandalia Rotary Club in the fight against homelessness and hunger by volunteering to assist in one of four projects during a day of service* on Saturday, October 10th.

Project locations include Union Mission, Manna-Meal, YWCA Sojourner's Shelter and a Habitat for Humanity home-build site.

At least 50 volunteers are needed, and duties include sorting canned food at Union Mission; serving food and other various tasks at Manna-Meal; painting at the YWCA Sojourner's Shelter; and building homes for Habitat for Humanity.

Detailed information will follow for all interested volunteers.

To volunteer or for more information, please contact Brooke Pauley at and specify your top two project location choices.

*This collaborative effort between the GC Community Outreach & Housing Teams is Generation Charleston's 4th Quarter Service Project. Previous quarterly projects include Kanawha River clean up, fundraiser for the Childhood Language Center and Summer Fun Day at the Clay Center.

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.
Check-in/Breakfast at the YWCA on Quarrier Street
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
Depart for respective project sites
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Work at respective project site
1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Travel back from respective project sites
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Volunteer Appreciation Party at Vandalia Grille. Sponsored by the Vandalia Rotary Club.


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