Serve Week 2018 | Oct. 8-14

Mark your calendars for our first ever SERVE WEEK!

Join us Monday, October 8 through Saturday, October 13 for six days of serving and impacting our communities.

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Monday,

October 8

Honoring Our Educators

6-8:30 AM: Honor the educators at seven private schools. Welcoming staff with coffee, doughnuts, and a gift to let them know how much we appreciate them for making an impact on our kids.

8-10:30 AM (FULL): Honor the drivers and staff members at Vision Bus Company. Welcoming staff with coffee, doughnuts, and a gift to let them know how much we appreciate them.

Serving Area Seniors

1:15-3:15 PM (FULL): Assist the Guardian Angels staff with the afternoon stretch; helping residents in wheelchairs with their exercises and group games.

2:30-4:30 PM: Assist the Guardian Angels staff with coffee time; serving residents beverages and treats and visiting with them over coffee.

3:15-5:15 PM (FULL): Help the Guardian Angels staff with BINGO! Assist residents that need help reading their cards or placing BINGO chips on the numbers as they’re called.

Serving Nonprofits

5:45-7:15 PM (FULL): Help greet, shop, bag, and stock shelves at the CAER Food Shelf.

6-8 PM (FULL): Deep cleaning office spaces at Open Doors For Youth

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Tuesday,

October 9

Serving Area Seniors

10-11 AM (FULL): Visit and encourage Guardian Angels residents during social hour.

2:30-4:30 PM (FULL): Assist the Guardian Angels staff with coffee time; serving residents beverages and treats and visiting with them over coffee.

Serving Nonprofits

5-7 PM (FULL): Cleaning at the ABBA Pregnancy and Resource Center

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Wednesday,

October 10

Serving Area Seniors

9:15-11:15 AM: Assist the Guardian Angels staff with the morning stretch; helping residents in wheelchairs with their exercises and group games.

10-11 AM: Visit and encourage Guardian Angels residents during social hour.

1:15-3:15 PM (FULL): Help the Guardian Angels residents with a group crafting activity! Assist residents that need help with paint, glue or whatever may be needed to complete the project.

6:30-7:30 PM (FULL): Visit and play card games with the Guardian Angels residents.

6:30-8 PM (FULL): Sing Hymns with the residents at Guardian Angels.

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Thursday,

October 11

Serving Area Seniors

8-9 AM (FULL): Wipe down tables and chairs at the Guardian Oaks Apartments.

9:30-11:30 AM (FULL): Be a baking assistant for the Guardian Angels residents. Help with the measuring, mixing and preparing of baked goods.

2:30-4:30 PM: Assist the Guardian Angels staff with coffee time; serving residents beverages and treats and visiting with them over coffee.

2:30-4:30 PM (FULL): Help the Guardian Angels staff with BINGO! Assist residents that need help reading their cards or placing BINGO chips on the numbers as they’re called.

Mentoring Middle Schoolers

3:30-5:30 PM (FULL): Mentoring “at risk” middle schoolers at Timber Bay.

Serving Nonprofits

5:45-7:15 PM (FULL): Help greet, shop, bag, and stock shelves at the CAER Food Shelf.

6-8 PM (FULL): Cleaning the clothing closet at Open Doors for Youth. Help them switch over from Summer to Winter clothing.

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Friday,

October 12

Helping Hands at the Food Shelf

9:30-11:30 AM (FULL): Help greet, shop, bag, and stock shelves at the CAER Food Shelf.

Serving Area Seniors

1:15-3:15 PM: Help transport residents at Guardian Angels to the chapel.

2:30-4:30 PM: Assist the Guardian Angels staff with coffee time; serving residents beverages and treats and visiting with them over coffee.

2:30-4:45 PM (FULL): Help transport residents at Guardian Angels to the music room.

Hot Dogs for the Homeless

5:30-9 PM (FULL): Serving hot dogs to the homeless in Downtown Minneapolis. Pass out a meal and a word of encouragement.

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Saturday,

October 13

But First, Coffee

8-8:30 AM: Breakfast will be served at River of Life

Faith in Action

9:30 AM-4 PM: Cleaning service project helping those in need throughout the Elk River area.

9:30 AM-4 PM: Serving through Faith In Action, doing outdoor service projects including yard and lawn maintenance.

9:30 AM-4 PM: Handyman Projects, fixing various things for those in need throughout the Elk River area.

C-E-L-E-B-R-A-T-E

5 PM: Serve Week Dinner Celebration at River of Life.

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