Business Volunteers' Role of the Board: Essentials 3.10.2015
- DLA Piper, Baltimore MD
Thank you to our generous sponsors:
It's the most wonderful time of the year!
· Every year, the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program collects and distributes toys and clothing to disadvantaged children whose families cannot afford gifts during the holidays. This year up to 4,000 children from 1,800 families are expected to register for the program in Baltimore alone. To support the program, for the past 8 years, Business Volunteers Unlimited Maryland (BVU) has coordinated hundreds of volunteers to help sort, package and prepare the gifts for families to pick up just before the holidays.
Your support of our favorite annual volunteer event is greatly appreciated!
1. BRING A DONATION: While participation in Elf Night is free, please consider a toy or a piece of clothing as your ticket for the night! BVU's elves are an essential part of meeting The Salvation Army's last-minute donation needs. (Biggest needs are toys for boys/girls ages 10-12, shoes for all ages, and coats/warm clothing for children ages 10-12.)
2. PRINT & BRING YOUR TICKET to hand in at the door (in lieu of registration).
3. DRESS FESTIVELY & READY TO WORK! Closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothes are a must.
On behalf of the entire BVU Team and our wonderful partners at The Salvation Army, thank you to all of our elf-tastic volunteer elves and sponsors for making Elf Night so magical!
We would also like to thank all of our participating Business Members:
Business Volunteers Maryland's mission is to inspire volunteerism and connect motivated people and businesses to nonprofit organizations leading to a stronger community. Business Volunteers trains and places business professionals on nonprofit boards; develops civic leaders; matches individuals with meaningful volunteer opportunities; creates partnerships between companies, local nonprofits and schools; and provides volunteer management training to nonprofits.
Elf-tastic news! Registration will open for all volunteer elves on Monday, November 26th at 12:00 pm! Space for elves fills up quickly!
Are the tickets for your Elf Night of choice all "sold out"? Well, there's no such thing as a sad elf, so perk up! Volunteer elves are needed around the clock at The Salvation Army's warehouse so sign up for another shift today by emailing Peggy Vick at email@example.com. Volunteer shifts are available Monday-Saturday from December 3rd - December 20th. On weekdays volunteer for a 10 am-1 pm shift or a 2 pm - 5 pm. On Saturday, December 15th volunteer from 9 am - 12 pm. Weekday evening volunteer opportunities are available as well!
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