Want to help your fellow man? This column offers details about benefit fundraisers, volunteer opportunities, and more.
Want to make a difference in the community? Tapestry Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide companionship to our patients, read books, make crafts, garden, light house cleaning, administrative work, etc. If you’re interested contact Megan at megan. email@example.com
ASSURED HOSPICE CARE needs volunteers to provide companionship or stay with patients while a family member runs an errand or goes to the grocery store. Training is provided. If you have 2-4 hours a week or month to care for others, please call us at Assured Hospice Care at 770-387-9578. (SL#028-0299-H)
Lutheran Services of Georgia’s Specialized Foster Care Program is recruiting individuals and couples to provide safe and stable foster homes for children waiting in Georgia’s foster system. Information Sessions are held on the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Rome Office, located at 336 Broad Street, Ste. 200 Rome, GA 30161. Individual sessions may be scheduled to accommodate families, as needed. For more information, contact Laura Fowler at 706-512-7777 or lfowler@lsga. org.
Lutheran Services of Georgia’s Heritage Adoption Program partners with DFCS to find Forever Families for children waiting in Georgia’s foster care system. Information Sessions are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Rome Office, located at 336 Broad St, Suite 200. Individual sessions may be scheduled to accommodate families, as needed. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-506-0649.
The Northwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking volunteers to do disaster work, office administration and community outreach at health fairs and other events in Barrow, Chattooga, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Murray, Walker, and Whitfield Counties. Training will be provided. For more information, call 706-728-3408 or visit redcross.com/nwga.
Gordon Hospital Auxiliary, a group of men and women of all ages who volunteer their time for the betterment of the hospital, is currently taking applications for new members. To join, simply pick up an application from the Gordon Hospital Information Desk or gift shop. For more information, please call 706602-7800, extension 2256 or 2318.
If you love to read and enjoy the helping others, you are encouraged to come by the Fairmount Library and fill out a volunteer application and background check form. The library is a wonderful place to offer your time and ability to help your community and others. You may call the library at 706-337-3110 for more information.
Are you looking for Volunteer Opportunities? The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission GeorgiaCares program has multiple opportunities to fit your skills and interests. If you are on Medicare, have loved ones on Medicare or simply want to help people with Medicare, GeorgiaCares is the program for you. GeorgiaCares volunteers can help promote the GeorgiaCares program, educate the community about issues affecting people with Medicare or provide individual counseling to beneficiaries. Training, supervision and support are provided. Call Northwest Georgia Regional Commission GeorgiaCares at 1-866552-4464 Option #4 to learn more!