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2016 Holiday and Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on November 30th, 2016.



Adopt a Family for Christmas 2016 –The Adopt a Family Campaign provides gifts for homeless families in the Providence House Program. Contact for more info. Please deliver gifts by Friday, December 2

GIFT Wrapping in “Santa’s Workshop” **** Monday – Friday
Dec 5 – 9; Dec 12 – 16;
9AM to 4PM

Help address envelopes for Twice Blessed Christmas Cards ***
Monday –Friday : Neat, legible handwriting required.

Santa Shop in Boardroom – Help assist Residents and their children shop for each other.
Mon, Dec 12: 2PM– 5PM;   Tues, Dec 13, 2PM – 6PM;   Wed, Dec 14: 2PM – 6PM   Thurs, Dec 15, 12PM– 7PM

Santa’s Workshop Clean up in the Warehouse
Fri, Dec 16: 9AM – 4PM

Volunteer to help with the children on Field Trips during Christmas Break
Dec 19 – Dec 23 and Dec 27 – Dec 30:
8:30AM – 4PM

Sponsor a Children’s Outing during the Holiday Break

Host a Movie or Game night


Tutor – You do not need to be a teacher to tutor.

Mondays, 4PM – 5PM, Boardroom

SERVE-A-MEAL or Provide a Meal: Provide a meal for our families or SERVE the meal we prepare.
Lunch: 12PM – 1PM (Everyday)   Dinner: 4:45pm – 6PM (Weekdays); 4:30PM – 5:30PM (Weekends)

Help in the Donation Center Organizing
Monday – Friday, 8AM – NOON and 1PM – 5PM (Mon, Tues and Fri are the busiest days.)

Host a Supply Drive for MUCH needed items such as:

Diapers, all sizes/ Baby wipes
Paper Towels/Toilet Paper
Trash Bags -13, 30 and 55 Gallon
Laundry Detergent/ Bleach
60W Light Bulbs
Pine Sol/Fabuloso floor cleaner
Bath towels/ Pillow

Sign up for volunteer opportunities or need additional information?
Contact Meg Coleman at (318) 221-7887 ext 130 or at:

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The Providence House
814 Cotton Street
Shreveport, LA 71101

Office Phone: 318-221-7887
Crisis Line: 318-226-5015