Get involved with Women’s Service Day

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Women’s Service Day 2014, now in its thirteenth year, continues to extend its reach in making a difference for women and children in the Holland area. Join this growing movement (nearly 150 women strong) by participating in Women’s Service Day on Thursday, August 14. See photos from last year’s Women’s Service Day at the link below.

In addition to volunteering at a number of nonprofit agencies in Holland, women will be putting the final touches on the Nuestra Casa neighborhood center. If you’re interested in being a part of this day of volunteering and networking, it’s time to sign up! Click HERE to get involved. The deadline to sign up is Saturday, July 19, 2014.

>>>>PHOTOS: Women’s Service Day

What to Expect on August 14

For a morning or all-day session, plan to arrive at a worksite in Holland (we’ll let you know where) at 8:30 a.m. For an afternoon session, plan to arrive at Hope Church by noon, where we’ll gather for a celebration barbecue lunch (for which we ask a $5 donation). We’ll hold a raffle for this year’s recipient, the Kelly Markatos Memorial Build through Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity, with some proceeds covering minor event costs, so bring your checkbook!

For this year’s donation drive, we’ll be reaching across the county line to help stock upSylvia’s Place with school supplies. Located in Allegan, Sylvia’s Place provides a warm and safe place for those fleeing domestic violence.

 

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