CB Cares kicks off the year with our Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service on Monday, January 16, 2017, promptly at 8:30am!
This moving opening ceremony engages area choirs, youth performers and brings together members of the inner-faith community as we honor the revolutionary spirit of Martin Luther King.
Please join us at 8:30am @ The Second Baptist Church
6055 Swamp Road
Fountainville, PA 18923
Lenape Middle School Choir
Second Baptist’s Back Bench Boys
Special Keynote Speaker
All are welcome!
Martin Luther King Day of Service Opportunities
We urge everyone to begin the day with this ceremony celebrating the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King. This site will be updated as we receive volunteer opportunities in the community. Pre-registration is required.
Please contact team leader directly for more information about project.
Assemble dinners for the needy:
Participants will be asked to bring a cooked item to the event. This activity is suitable for families with older children (7 & up ). Please contact contact Janene Raisman (215-674-0685) about your donation.
Make “Breakfast Bags” and cards for the hungry.
This activity is suitable for families, particularly those with very young children.
Please contact Shari Wohl (215-918-2744).
** Please get in touch with the contact person for the activity you would like to do so we can coordinate materials and workspace!! **
We are seeking the following donations for the Breakfast bags:
- Box of tea bags
- Box of hot chocolate
- Box of individual oatmeal packets
- Granola or breakfast bars
- Package of individual grape or apple juice boxes
- Packages of individual fruit cups
Help assemble Breakfast Bags and create inspiring greeting cards for our elderly and frail neighbors. A wonderful intergenerational service project, ideal for students in 1st – 5th grades! We ask each person/group participating in our project to bring one (or more) food items with them.
- Instant oatmeal or cream of wheat (boxes of single-serving packets)
- Granola bars
- Juice boxes
- Single-serving cereal boxes
- Single-serving coffee packs
- Package of single serving fruit cups
- Gallon ziploc bags
Space is limited so register early. For further information and to register contact Mike Haggerty at email@example.com.
Calling all young game board enthusiasts! We need to play your favorite game board with the residents of Neshaminy Manor. This intergenerational service project is a great way for you to get to know some of the elderly in our community. Two sessions being offered 10 -11:30 am or 2 – 3:30 pm. We do require residents to sign in for MLK actitities. For more information and sign up contact Mary Sue Monkoski at 215-345-3205.
The Bucks County (Pa)Chapter of The Links Incorporated is truly excited to partner again with Second Baptist Church of Doylestown ,Bucks County Jack and Jill, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Zeta Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Phi and GE to commemorate Dr.King’s Legacy – Day of Service.
We will be sorting and organizing clothing donations at the Second Baptist Church of Doylestown for the benefit of A Woman’s Place located in Doylestown at 8:30am that day.
Woman’s Place is a Domestic Violence Service providing support for women and their children who are dealing with domestic abuse.
Most needed items are the following:
* Women’s clothing
* Children’s new and gently used winter clothing sizes new born to 16
* Boys and Girls tops or bottoms
* Boys and Girls Winter coats
Please join us and bring your donations to Second Baptist Church Of Doylestown , 6055 Swamp Rd. Fountainville , Pa 18925
If you are unable to join us on Monday January 16, 2017 feel free to drop off your donations at the church on 8:00am to 12:00pm.
For more information contact Zeldadavisjones@icloud . com or call 215 820 6771.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel will be having a variety of projects to help those in need. The projects will include no sew fleece blankets and activity bags for St Christopher’s hospital and washcare kits for the homeless in Philadelphia. Open to children 5th grade and up. Space is limited. Activities will begin after the CB Cares morning ceremony in the OLMC school cafeteria. Contact Jeanne Reiche at JMReiche@yahoo.com
Children from Gayman Elementary will be coloring fabric squares which will be made into quilts for the Quilts for Kids organization. They will also be creating cards and collecting tents for homeless youth to be donated to The Synergy Project. A book collection will be held for Philadelphia Reads to gather gently used books for kids in Philadelphia. Snack bags will be assembled so kids have 1 week worth of snacks for Bucks County Housing Group and meals will be prepared to help the Aid for Friends organization
Donate items and help assemble meals for our elderly and frail neighbors. Please bring a casserole and bag of frozen vegetables as a donation. Participants should be at least 10 years old with adult supervision or above 15. For more information contact Deb at firstname.lastname@example.org
Barclay Elementary School will again this year be partnering with A Woman’s Place of Bucks County. We are collecting travel-sized toiletry products from each grade level in order to assemble hospitality packages for new shelter residents. We will also be collecting crayons and coloring books from our Kindergarten level for the children residents. Finally, as in past years, we will also do a general collection of new or gently worn clothing. For more information contact email@example.com
Year Round Volunteer Opportunities
- A Women’s Place
- Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County
- Bucks County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. and Women’s Recovery Community Center
- Bucks County Housing Group
- Bucks County Opportunity Council
- Doylestown Hospital
- Habitat For Humanity
- Gilda’s Club of Delaware Valley
- Heritage Towers Retirement Community
- Heritage Conservancy
- Meals on Wheels
- Pearl S. Buck International
- Peace Valley Nature Center
- Special Equestrians
- Sandy Ridge Community Garden
- Vita Education Services
- Twilight Wish Foundation