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February

Kids Vision for Life St. Louis

What: Volunteers are needed to assist with vision screenings for children at local elementary schools.  Training provided.
When: Various weekday mornings throughout February, beginning February 4 - complete schedule can be found by clicking button below.
Where: Various schools throughout St. Louis.
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For more information, contact Morga, Chelew at 314-616-3640 or morganc@kidsvisionforlifestlouis.com

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Butterfly House

What: Volunteers are needed for our Sand Art event, helping children with creating a butterfly or flower-shaped sand art craft. Also assist with other games, activities, etc.
When: February 29 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. - 3:15  p.m.
Where: Butterfly House, Faust Park - 15193 Olive Blvd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Register by clicking below - please register 5 days in advance.  For more information, contact Curtis Parsons at 314-577-0888 or butterflyhouse@mobot.org.  

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Employment Connection

Non-profit organization that assists people with finding gainful employment.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Black History Month Fundraiser.  Help with set-up, serving food and drinks, raffle, and take-down. 
When: Thursday, February 27 from either 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (set-up) or 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (event)
Where: 2838 Market St. (directions via Google Maps).  *Walking or Metro link accessible*
Contact: Stephanie Weinhaus at 314-333-5645 or weinhauss@employmentstl.org.

Special Olympics

What: Volunteers are needed for our Polar Plunge, helping our athletes with all aspects of the event.
When: Saturday, February 29 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Sailboat Cove in Creve Coeur Park (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Register online by clicking below, or contact Dillen Mayfield at mayfield@somo.org for more information.

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Nurses For Newborns

What: Volunteers are needed for our Night for Newborns Dinner Auction and Gala, helping with all aspects of the event.
When: Saturday, February 29 either from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (set-up), 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Session 1) or 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (Session 2).
Where: Sheldon Concert Hall (directions via Google Maps). *Walking distance to campus* 
Contact: Kate Steele at 314-455-6412 or kate.steele@nursesfornewborns.org.

United Cerebral Palsy Foundation

What: Volunteers are needed for our Annual Gala and Auction Fundraiser, helping with all aspects of the event.
When: Saturday, February 29 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Marriott St. Louis Grand Ballrooms, 800 Washington Ave. (directions via Google Maps). *Metro link accessible* 
Contact: Lorna B. at 314-963-0880 or lornab@partiesandprops.com.

March

St. Louis Science Center

What: Volunteers are needed for our monthly First Friday event, designed to showcase the real science behind science fiction movies.  Help with hands-on activities, setup, etc.
When: Friday, March 6 anytime 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: St. Louis Science Center (directions via Google Maps
Contact: Ann Pikey at volunteer@slsc.org

Saint Louis Art Museum

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Art in Bloom event, a celebration of art and flowers which attracts over 25,000 visitors to the museum.  Assist with directions, traffic control, activities, and more.
When: Any day Friday, March 6 through Sunday, March 8.  Volunteers must attend a 1-hr. training session on either Friday, February 28 (5:30 - 6:30pm) or Saturday, February 29 (10:30 - 11:30am).
Where: Saint Louis Art Museum (directions via Google Maps) *Metro link accessible* 
Contact: Register by clicking the button below.  For more information contact Stephanie Recht at 314-655-5384 or stephanie.recht@slam.org.

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Kids Vision for Life St. Louis

What: Volunteers are needed to assist with vision screenings for children at local elementary schools.  Training provided.
When: Various weekday mornings throughout February, beginning March 3 - complete schedule can be found by clicking button below.
Where: Various schools throughout St. Louis.
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For more information, contact Morga, Chelew at 314-616-3640 or morganc@kidsvisionforlifestlouis.com.  

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Oak Hill Elementary School

What: Volunteers are needed for our Spring Clean-Up day, helping with our school garden, landscaping, etc.
When: Friday, March 6 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: 4300 Morganford Rd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Lara Fallon at 314-345-5660 or lara.fallon@slps.org

Confluence Charter School

What: Volunteers are needed for our Confluence Food Distribution Event, helping prepare and serve meals to to families in need, as well as package food to be distributed.
When: Saturday, March  7 from 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Confluence Academy, 4235 Compton Ave. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Stephanie Glore, sglore@crisisaid.org.

Christian Friends of New Americans

What: Volunteers are needed for our monthly Health and Wellness screening for refugees and immigrants. Assist with registration, and depending on the number of clients, assist the practitioners. No medical background required.  
When: Saturday, March 7 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: 4019 S. Grand Blvd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Laura Brink at lbrink@cfna-stl.org or 314-249-9219.

Southside Early Childhood Center

What: Volunteers are needed to help with our 2020 Champions for Children Gala, our largest fundraiser of the year. Assist with a variety of tasks - volunteers will receive dinner.  Cocktail attire required. 
When: Saturday, March 7 from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Four Seasons St. Louis, 999 N. 2nd St. (directions via Google Maps).  *Metrolink Accessible* 
Contact: Cleo Zundel at 314-333-7111 or czundel@southside-ecc.org.

The BIOME School

St. Louis public charter school serving children in grades K-5.
What: Volunteers are needed to help with our Sowing Seeds Gala and Auction, our largest fundraiser of the year. Assist with a variety of tasks. 
When: Saturday, March 7 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Grand Hall on Chouteau, 2319 Chouteau Ave. (directions via Google Maps).  *Very close to campus* 
Contact: Lorna Nash at 314-963-0880 or lornab@partiesandprops.com.

Oak Hill Elementary School

What: Volunteers are needed for our Mobile Food Mart, helping to distribute food to school families and community members.
When: Thursday, March 12 from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: 4300 Morganford Rd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Lara Fallon at 314-345-5660 or lara.fallon@slps.org.

Camp Circle Star

What: Volunteers are needed for our monthly camp day for kids with disabilities.  These are fun days of hiking, fishing, outdoor and indoor play, games, and more!  
When: Saturday, March 14 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Meet at Sam's Club Parking Lot in Des Peres, 13455 Manchester Rd. - transportation provided via shuttle from here (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Renee Eickmeier at 314-402-4032 or renee@campscirclestar.com.

Play It Forward

Non-profit organization that ensures each child in St. Louis is provided with an opportunity to discover his or her musical talents.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Trivia Night fundraiser, helping with a variety of tasks. 
When: Saturday, March 14 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Grand Hall on Chouteau, 2319 Chouteau Ave. (directions via Google Maps).  *Very close to campus* 
Contact: Linda Short at 314-963-0880 or linda@partiesandprops.com.

Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation

What: Volunteers are needed to help assemble giving packets at our foundation office.
When: Any day the week of March 16, anytime Monday-Friday. 
Where: 3800 Park Ave. (directions via Google Maps).  *On South Campus*
Contact: Ryan Jennings at 314-678-6622 or ryan.jennings@ssmhealth.com.

LifeWise STL

What: Volunteers are needed to assist our early childhood classroom teachers, helping watch children while the teachers attend a professional development session.
When: Thursday, March 19 from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: 1321 S. 11th St. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Delilah Papke at 314-627-9826 or dpapke@lifewisestl.org.

Muscular Dystrophy Association 

What: Volunteers are needed for the Muscle Team Bash, a high-profile social gala fundraiser for the MDA in St. Louis.  Help with either set-up and decorating early in the day, or the event itself in the evening.
When: Friday, March 20 either 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (set-up) or 5:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m.
Where: Union Station (directions via Google Maps).  *Metro link accessible*
Contact: Rhonda Efken at 314-962-0023 or refken@mdausa.org.

Special Olympics

What: Volunteers are needed for our Basketball and Bowling competitions, helping our athletes with all aspects of the event.
When: Friday, March 20 or Saturday, March 21 anytime 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Various locations in St. Charles county. 
Contact: Register online by clicking below, or contact Dillen Mayfield at mayfield@somo.org for more information.

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Brightside STL

What: Volunteers are needed for our Blitz Blooms event, helping plant seeds in trays that will be distributed to neighborhood groups for planting.
When: Saturday, March 21 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: Forest Park Greenhouse (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Elysia Musumeci at elysia@brightsidestl.org.

Call For Help, Inc.

What: Volunteers are needed for our Pianos for Promise Fundraiser to benefit our non-profit, which is dedicated to assisting individuals in recovery from sexual violence and trauma.
When: Saturday, March 21 from 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Where: LaSalle Room of Gateway Convention Center, 1 Gateway Dr., Collinsville, IL (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Brittaney Decker at 616-397-0968 or bdecker@callforhelpinc.org.  

Butterfly House

What: Volunteers are needed for our Morphos and Muffins event, helping with various aspects of this butterfly education event including release cup distribution, refreshments, and general station coverage.
When: Saturday, March 21 from 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Where: Butterfly House, Faust Park - 15193 Olive Blvd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Register by clicking below - please register 5 days in advance.  For more information, contact Curtis Parsons at 314-577-0888 or butterflyhouse@mobot.org.   

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Saint Louis University - Second Chance Job Fair

What: Volunteers are needed to help the Transformative Workforce Academy here at SLU with hosting this event that helps recently incarcerated individuals secure employment.
When: Training Sessions are Monday, March 23 OR Wednesday, March 25 (attend only one); Job Fair is Wednesday, April 1 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Where: Chaifetz Arena  *On Campus*
Contact: Lisa Cohn at lisa.cohn@slu.edu

Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation

What: Volunteers are needed to help work our Homers for Health phone banks, spreading the word about this pledge program in partnership with the St. Louis Cardinals.  Script and training provided.
When: Any day the weeks of March 23 - 27 and April 6-10, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day. 
Where: 3800 Park Ave. (directions via Google Maps).  *On South Campus*
Contact: Ryan Jennings at 314-678-6622 or ryan.jennings@ssmhealth.com.

Brightside STL

What: Volunteers are needed for our Window Boxes event, helping to prepare window boxes to be displayed in city buildings.
When: Saturday, March 28 from 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Where: Forest Park Greenhouse (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Elysia Musumeci at elysia@brightsidestl.org

Guardian Angel Settlement Association

What: Volunteers are needed for a Spring Cleaning Day at our childcare facility.  Groups welcome!
When: Saturday, March 28 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon. 
Where: 1127 N. Vandeventer Ave. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Stephanie Betts at 314-773-027 or bettss@gasastl.org.  

National Kidney Foundation of St. Louis

What: Volunteers are needed for the 2020 Kidney Walk, helping with set-up, course management, refreshment stations, games, and more!
When: Sunday, March 29 anytime 9:00 a.m. - 4:00p.m. 
Where: Westport Plaza, 111 W. Port Plaza Dr. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Register by clicking below, or contact Cherie Gilderboom at 314-961-2828 or cherie.gilderbloom@kidney.org

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