Be the Solution

100 Volunteer Guides Needed  for Homeless Resource Day 

Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Volunteers, age 18+, are to needed  serve as Guides for Anne Arundel County’s 11th Annual Homeless Resource Day being held at Glen Burnie High School, 7550 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. This is a “one-day, one stop” opportunity for individuals and families experiencing homelessness to receive a variety of services. The community’s support is an important part of the effort to address issues confronting homeless individuals and families. Be a part of this unique initiative to eliminate homelessness in Anne Arundel County. Each volunteer will be paired with a homeless guest to guide them through the services. 2 volunteer shifts are available, you do not have to commit the entire day. This is truly a fulfilling volunteer experience.  Visit the website to register at www.aacounty.org/hrd. Questions? Contact 410-269-4749 or justin.bieler@maryland.gov.

Trunk or Treat ?

 RISE for Autism is hosting the Third Annual Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat for Individuals with Special Needs and their families on October 27th, 1 -4 PM at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8249 Jumpers Hole Road, Millersville.

They need volunteers to host a trunk, give out treats, set up and manage games and activities, and more. Please sign up for your specific activity choice at this link: http://signup.com/go/QGSCHUP.              http://www.riseforautism.com

Join in the Festival

Langton Green provides vocational opportunities to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities through agricultural programming on a small farm in Millersville, Maryland.

They are having their annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 27th. There will be live Music, hay rides, farm-grown produce for sale and much more! To volunteer for this or any of the year-round opportunities at Langton Green Community Farm, contact farminfo@langtongreen.org.

Get on the Stoop

Everyone has a story to tell and Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts wants to hear yours! MTPA is excited to bring this popular Baltimore tradition to Annapolis. This open mic event gives anyone an opportunity to share a 5 minute true and personal story centered on a theme. Come listen to unexpected and beautiful stories told by your neighbors.

THEME: STORIES THAT SCARE US – An Evening of Thrilling and Frightening Tales from the Past.     Have you ever been stuck upside down on a roller coaster? Was lost in the middle of nowhere? Had an encounter with a UFO? We want to hear your most thrilling and frightening tale.

Thursday, October 25th at 7 PM – 8:30 PM
MTPA Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts
3 Park Place, Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Please email mattie.fenton@mtpa-annapolis.org if you are interested in volunteering to tell your story or attending. There will also be a list at the door if listening to others sparks a little courage in you! Uniting our community through storytelling!

End Alzheimer’s

Are you passionate about putting an end to Alzheimer’s disease? Well now you can help. Each year the Walk to End Alzheimer’s goes to over 600 communities in the U.S., and they could not do it without dedicated Walk day volunteers. Volunteers help with event set up, registration and check in, water stations, advocacy efforts, cheerleading and more! Raise awareness and bring your passion for the cause on Walk day.

The Anne Arundel/Annapolis Walk this year will be on Sunday, October 21st at Susan Campbell Park – the end of Dock St in downtown Annapolis. Volunteers are needed starting at 8 am and throughout the day, until 3pm.

Click here to volunteer.

For more information contact Dawn Lewis: dlewis@alz.org

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About Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center

We strengthen the community by connecting people with opportunities to serve, building capacity for effective volunteering, and participating in strategic partnerships that meet community needs in Anne Arundel County.
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