Community Action Center of Northfield (CAC)

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Volunteering

June 8, 2010

We are fortunate that many in our community want to help the clients of the CAC in tangible ways.  Here are just a few ways that individuals or groups can help:

Birthday bags:  Create a bag that includes items a parent needs to host a child’s birthday party.  It may include a cake mix, party plates and napkins, and party favors.

Camper kits:  The kids we send to camp need sleeping bags, beach towels, sunscreen, and insect repellant.

Hygiene kits:  Make a personal hygiene kit for those staying in our homeless shelter.  Items such as combs, toothbrushes, and shampoo are needed.

Quilts and Afghans:  Sew or knit quilts or afghans that each family is given at Christmas Sharing.

Reusable grocery bags:  Sew fabric bags that foodshelf customers can re-use each month.

If you or your work, church, or school group is interested in helping in these ways or, if you have another idea, please contact us!