Public Housing Neighborhoods

Woodside Career Room Redesign
What:
Redesigning the public housing career area in Woodside Garden’s for job seekers.
When: Date TBD
To Volunteer Contact: Rita Dorsey, dorseyrita7@gmail.com

Bike and Game Night with Children from the Newtowne 20 Public Housing Community
What:
Serving Children from the NT20 community
When: Tuesday, game/bike+ nights @ Newtowne community center @6-7pm
To Volunteer Contact: Brittany Chaffee, brittany.chaffee@verizon.net

Christmas Celebration for Homework Club Children from the Newtowne 20 Public Housing Community
What:
Serving Children from Newtowne 20 Homework Club
When: December 19th 5-7:30pm
To Volunteer Contact: Laurie Tomassoni , laurie.tomassoni@gmail.com

Sunday afternoon Basketball and Crafts in Newtowne 20 Public Housing
What:
Playing basketball, games, and face painting with children in the neighborhood
When: Sundays @ 2pm at the basketball court
To Volunteer Contact: Patty Mahaffey, nachoavgdog@gmail.com

Roller Skating with the Newtowne 20 Public Housing Community
What:
Serving Children from the NT20 community
When: Joint skating event 11/29 @ Crofton Rink, meet at 6:30pm at rink
To Volunteer Contact: Brittany Chaffee, brittany.chaffee@verizon.net

Neighborhood Christmas Dinner for Families of the Newtowne 20 Public Housing Community
What:
Help residents celebrate their neighborhood (before relocation for renovation) with a Christmas dinner. Need donations of cooked turkeys, hams, sweet potatoes, green beans and desserts.
When: Wednesday, December 12, 6-8pm
To Volunteer Contact: Laurie Tomassoni , laurie.tomassoni@gmail.com.

Knitting scarfs for low income senior citizens
What:
Looking for those who can knit to make and provide scarfs for low income senior citizens.
When: Month of December.
To Volunteer Contact: Drop off any handmade scarfs to Downtown Hope, Annapolis EP (Evangelical Presbyterian) or Dock Street (136 Dock St, Annapolis, MD 21401)


Senior Citizens

Leaf raking + House Projects
What:
Serving senior citizens needing assistance
When: In December
To Volunteer Contact: Chris Martin, chris.martin@cnsg.com

Christmas Caroling at Local Nursing Homes
What:
Spend 30 minutes singing Christmas carols and connecting with folks at local nursing homes in Annapolis
When: Saturday,12/15, 10-11am at Genesis Healthcare | Saturday, 12/22, 11am-noon at Baywoods
To Volunteer Contact: Eddie Spuler, espuler@crosspointemd.org

Service Day at the Blue Ribbon Project 
What: 
The Blue Ribbon Project serves abused, neglected and foster children Anne Arundel Co. through Backpacks of Love.  This service day will include sorting backpacks and other support tasks for these children.
When: December 27th from 9-12pm
Where: 45 Community Pl Crownsville, MD (follow the signs around the precinct) 
To RSVP: contact, Carly Donnelly carlydonnelly@blueribbonproject.org


Winter Relief

Volunteer to serve the Homeless in the Annapolis Area through Winter Relief
What:
 Serve with Asbury United Methodist Church who is housing the homeless during Advent (Sunday, December, 16th volunteers needed for all shifts: 7-11 am, 11am-4 pm, 4-10 pm, and 9 pm 2 am. A sponser dinner is also needed on Tuesday December 11th)
When: December 10-17
To Volunteer Contact: Wanda offerwanda@netzero.net

What: Serve with Temple Beth Shalom and Kenneth Israel who is housing the homeless during Advent (bagged lunches, and overnight chaperones are needed.)
When: December 24-31
To Volunteer Contact: jodimeisenberg@aol.com

What:
Volunteers to help at our Annapolis Intake Center
When: Trinity UMC on Wednesdays between 12:30-4:30pm. 
To Volunteer Contact: Niki O'Herlihy, our Site 3 Intake Coordinator, nikioherlihy@gmail.com

What:
Sign up to serve with Winter Relief at St Phillips Episcopal Church. 730 Bestgate Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401.
When: January 2-7 2019
To Volunteer: Sign Up here

Volunteer at the Longest Night Homeless Memorial Service
What:
Serve as hosts at this service remembering the Homeless Lives that have been lost.Drivers to transport folks from Arundel House of Hope, to the service and to Temple Beth Shalom after the service.
When: December 21st, Whitmore Park,  4.30-5.15pm?
To Volunteer Contact: Pastor Ryan Sirmons, pastor@uccannapolis.org


Foster Children

What: Fill backpacks for foster children entering the social services system.  Each contains essential necessities for kids of all ages. Donation links below.
When: TBD
To Volunteer Contact: Meghan Martin, martin.meg09@gmail.com 


City of Annapolis

Chocolate Binge Festival on West St. (City of Peace Kick off event to support the Annapolis Arts District)
What: Serve at one of the gates taking tickets as people arrive-1.30-5pm, and collecting toys for Stanton Center
When: Sunday, December 2nd
To Volunteer Contact: Erik Evans, erik@firstsundayarts.com

Volunteer and Join the Naptown Anti-Dope MoveMeant
What:
Volunteer in an informational session at Eastport Terrace regarding the opioid crisis in the City of Annapolis and sign the petition HERE today. Kick Off meeting: Dec.1 @12pm, American legion. community event launch and presentation on Hands Free CPR and How To Use Narcan.
When: Dec 1, 12pm.
To Volunteer Contact: aoajayi@annapolis.gov

Volunteer to serve Annapolis Businesses with Midnight Madness
What:
Assist with parking and selfie stations
When: Thursday evenings in December, 6-9pm
To Volunteer Contact: Cat Baskin, catbaskin@gmail.com

Volunteer to hang Holiday Greens on the Streets of Downtown Annapolis
What:
Decorating greens, wreaths, lights, and bows on individual storefronts in Downtown Annapolis with the Jaycees.
When:  Saturday December 1, 2018. We will meet in the Stan and Joe's parking lot between 7:30am and 8:00am, be separated into teams of 6-8, and assigned a street
To Volunteer Contact: Josh Wallace, wallacejm86@yahoo.com

Annual Holiday Decoration
What:
The Brewer Hill Cemetery Association will host its Annual Holiday Decoration Day, at 820 West Street, Annapolis, Maryland. We need white (clear) outdoor Christmas Lights 25- 100 feet long, outdoor power cords 25-100 feet long, 4” x 4”` x 12’ wood posts, long sections of 2”x 4” wood and volunteers to help hang the lights.
When:
Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 2:00pm-4:00pm.
To Volunteer Contact: twright76@comcast or 443.852.0078