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2019 Volunteer New York 911Day Serve + Remember Day of Service - A community wide action day


9/11: Serve + Remember event is an annual community-wide day of service dedicated to honoring the memory of those lost on September 11, 2001 through volunteer service (see 911day.org to learn more about the National Day of Service and Remembrance movement).
 
Over the last 9 years Volunteer New York! has worked with Westchester County to inspire, mobilize and unite thousands of volunteers in service in tribute to those lost, the families of those lost, and the volunteer heroes who responded in the wake of this unprecedented tragedy that occurred only miles from our community. Just last year on September 11, 2018 over 1,000 local volunteers of all ages gave their time to help others and address community needs, support local charities, and in turn, helped us continue to turn a day of tragedy into a national day of doing good. 
 
 
 
 

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Many opportunities are family-friendly. Exact age requirements are listed in the opportunity details.

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911Day Donation Drives

Courtney's Tie Drive

Staff Sgt. Courtney A. Hollinsworth was one of many Yonkers veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Yonkers resident Staff Sgt. Courtney A. Hollinsworth, born October 18, 1980, attended Yonkers Public Schools and was an active member of his community and church. Shortly after graduation, Hollinsworth enlisted in the United States Army at the age of 17. While in the service, he moved up the ranks and served in several tours of duty while earning various awards and commendations. Hollinsworth’s last tour in 2007 to Baghdad, Iraq resulted in his death on September 9, 2007. His mother, Hope Hollinsworth Coaxum, has worked tireless in making sure the memory of her son lives on. Amongst other charitable work devoted to Veterans in her role as President of the Gold Star Mothers of the Yonkers Chapter, in 2018 she partnered with the City of Yonkers, The Department of Veterans Services and the New York State Division of Veteran Services in collecting new ties in honor of her son, Courtney.One hundred and fifty brand new ties were distributed to Veterans during the 9th Annual Complimentary breakfast recognizing Veterans contributions and in remembrance of those who served. The tie collection will start this year, 2019, on August 19th and conclude on SSG (October 18th). Courtney Hollinsworth’s Birthday, October 18th where Mrs. Coaxum hopes to collect a substantial amount of new ties to gift all veterans in attendance during the 10th Annual Complimentary Breakfast. Please drop off donated items at the Little Theater. There is no need to sign up for this drive - you can just come by to donate. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 12:00 PM

Drive to Donate New Socks and Underwear for Children in Need

Underwear and socks are a basic necessity, something we put on each morning as we prepare for the day. They are a daily essential yet, unfortunately, for many children in Westchester a luxury their families struggle to provide. Over 60,000 Westchester children live in low-income homes, with 36% of public school children qualify for free or reduced price lunch. For these children, new underwear and new socks are often financially out of reach. Please help The Sharing Shelf provide these critical items to the 3,000 children and teens we serve each year. A week's worth of underwear - or 7 pairs - averages about $10 at the local discount store. Your donation will not only help children feel good, it will meet a human need in our community. We need underwear in all sizes, from 3T through Adult (teen) XL and socks from infant through adult.There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. There is no need to sign up for this drive - you can just come by to donate. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 12:00 PM

Donate Blood

Volunteers are invited to donate blood at the Westchester County Center. Anyone between 16 and 76 years old is a potential blood donor. Those close to 76 years old must present a physician's note indicating they are able to give blood. This note should be obtained within a month prior to the drive. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 12:00 PM

Westchester County Diaper Bank Drive

Bring diapers and wipes to the County Center on 9/11! Surprisingly, so few people are aware of the struggle some of their neighbors face just to meet the basic need of diapering their babies. You can help these families by donating diapers of all sizes, types, and brands – newborn to toddlers. Please note, however, that the greater need is for the larger sizes (5 and 6; and pull-ups). Open packages accepted. Additionally, the Diaper Bank always needs wipes, so please send some along with - or without - diapers.There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. There is no need to sign up for this drive - you can just come by to donate.This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 12:00 PM

 

 


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Opportunities on Saturday, September 7:

Organic Gardening at Hilltop Hanover Farm

Join us for the 2019 Days of Service. Hilltop Hanover Farm is a nonprofit working farm and environmental education center dedicated to the development and advancement of sustainable agriculture, environmental stewardship, community education, and accessible food systems for all. September is National Hunger Action Month; part of our mission statement is that, “a minimum 10% of produce grown at our farm is donated to food pantries and soup kitchens” each year. Come help us keep that mission alive by helping at the farm. We will be weeding gardens, grooming the common areas of the farm, prepping crops for storage and possibly harvesting . Water & sunscreen will be provided for volunteers. Inclement weather may cancel an event so please sign up so we may contact you if this happens. Make sure you come dressed to get dirty, bring some gloves and your reusable water bottles. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 13 years old with an adult to participate in this event. Parking is in a white fenced lot across the street from the farm. Entrance to the lot is by the yellow crosswalk sign. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Yorktown Heights, NY

9/7/19 9:00 AM

Farm Volunteer Day at SPACE on Ryder Farm

Volunteers will work alongside SPACE's Director of Farming Julie Noble and farm staff to help with transplanting and weeding organic vegetables, herbs and flowers, as well as preparing gleaned produce for SPACE's partnership with Second Chance foods, a local food access nonprofit that diverts unused produce to community members in need. SPACE on Ryder Farm is a nonprofit residency program and organic farm located on the grounds of a 224-year-old family homestead in Putnam County, New York, just an hour north of New York City. SPACE provides over 150 artists and innovators each year with fully-subsidized residencies, 50% of which are granted to people of color and other underrepresented voices. The only requirements at SPACE are that residents attend three communal meals each day, share what they’ve developed while in residence at the culmination of their residency and give back two hours to Ryder Farm. In addition to stocking SPACE’s residency kitchen, produce from Ryder Farm is available at the Friday Union Square Greenmarket in NYC, at SPACE’s roadside stand on Starr Ridge Road in Brewster and via a sliding scale CSA (community supported agriculture) membership program serving both NYC and Brewster. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old or 6 years old with an adult to participate in this event. Please turn into the driveway with the white Ryder Farm sign and park in the grassy area on your left hand side. Please dress appropriately for the weather, with appropriate closed toe footwear. Volunteers should bring sunscreen, a wide-brimmed hat and a full water bottle, and be prepared to work in the sun. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Brewster, NY

9/7/19 9:00 AM

Warehouse Clean-Up and Organizing

General organizing and tidying of our warehouse, helping us get to projects that we don't have time for during the week. Special projects as needed. Please note that this volunteer opportunity may involve some heavier lifting. Park in front of our building -- do not park in Cell Phone Waiting Area -- you will get a ticket! Please wear close-toed shoes. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Airport Road, NY

9/7/19 9:30 AM

Trail and Lake Clean-up

Help maintain hiking trails at Teatown. Volunteers will use small hand-tools and rakes to clear trails, remove fishing line, wrap trees to protect them from beaver, remove invasive plants, report any problems on the trail. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 3 years old with an adult to participate in this event. Wear long pants, closed toed shoes and protective clothing for the weather (rain or sun). Bring a water bottle and small daypack if possible. Gloves and tools will be provided. Bathrooms and water are available in the Nature Center. Projects for smaller children (with adults) will be near the Nature Center. Other projects will all be within a half mile of the Nature Center. See parking attendant for directions to lower Lakeside lot off Blinn Road. Signs will lead to meeting area. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Ossining, NY

9/7/19 9:30 AM

Yonkers Waterfront Restoration

Volunteers will assist CURB staff with a waterfront clean-up of trash and driftwood, invasive plant and shrub removal, and repairs to beach and marsh erosion. This includes rebuilding our marsh trail and dock area, and re-setting our rock wall. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 7 years old with an adult to participate in this event.Wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, as well as sturdy shoes. Bathrooms are available, and sunscreen and insect repellant will be provided. There are two parking lots on site. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Yonkers, NY

9/7/19 10:00 AM

Provide Clothing to Children

Join volunteers at The Sharing Shelf and help provide fall clothing to children and teens. The Sharing Shelf is Westchester's Clothing Bank for Children. We collect new and gently used clothing for infants, children and teens. The clothing is sorted by volunteers first by quality then size, season and gender. Clothing is then distributed to low income children in our local community at no cost. The children we serve receive a week's worth of seasonally appropriate clothing matched into outfits according to their sizing needs. Each year, we distribute over 75,000 items to nearly 3,000 children through more than 50 schools, hospitals, nonprofits and community groups in our County. We encourage all volunteers to bring donations of new underwear to help The Sharing Shelf provide this basic necessity for children in need. Volunteers must be at least 15 years old or 10 years old with an adult to participate in this event. (Please no children/teen groups without at least two adults accompaning them.) Dress comfortably and wear comfortable shoes. You will be on your feet. We recommend locking personal items such as handbags and outerwear in your car while volunteering. Feel free to park in the main parking lot, in front of the trucks or Palette Pro garage. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Port Chester, NY

9/7/19 10:00 AM

Help Celebrate the Nonprofits of New Rochelle

Volunteers paint already sketched signs of local nonprofit's logos that will then be carried in the New Rochelle Thanksgiving Day Parade. As VNY! walks in the parade we will be highlighting our active partnerships with New Rochelle nonprofits. Please wear clothing that you don't mind if you might get paint on it. There is parking onsite. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old or 12 years old with an adult to participate in this event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

New Rochelle, NY

9/7/19 10:00 AM

Pack Back-to-School Supplies or Kids in Need

Volunteers will help the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle in partnership with the 5-Star Jeep Club and Mascaro Women's Auxiliary Club with their Back 2 School Drive they will be hosting that day. Their goal is to hand out 300 book-bags to kids in need. Volunteers will help set up the event, separate school supplies into book-bags, and help them distribute them in an orderly fashion. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 8 years old with an adult to participate in this event. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes that you can move and lift in. Parking is available onsite. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

New Rochelle, NY

9/7/19 10:00 AM

Be Prepared for the Next Disaster

You never know when or where the next disaster will strike, so it's important to be prepared. Join Worldwide Community First Responder, Inc. to learn tips, ideas and information to better prepare yourself for the next disaster. This year, WCFR is collaborating with Peak Physique for this Be Prepared for the Next Disaster event. Parking is available on site. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old or 8 years old with an adult to participate in this event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Nanuet, NY

9/7/19 12:00 PM

JCCA Children Give Back

Volunteers will work alongside the JCCA youth to create dog-pull toys out of recycled t-shirts which will be donated to SPCA of Westchester. Volunteers must be 18 years old or 14 years old with an adult to participate. There is parking onsite. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Pleasantville, NY

9/7/19 1:00 PM

Bingo Mingle with Senior Veterans

Volunteers will engage with Senior Veterans by playing Bingo and brightening their day with some good old fashioned visiting time. After the game, volunteers will assist is serving snacks while the conversation continues. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 14 years old with an adult to participate in this event. When entering the campus you will check in with the parking attendant. After you will bear left and another quick left to the building's entrance. You will have to check in at the front desk so please bring your ID. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Montrose, NY

9/7/19 1:30 PM

 

 


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Opportunities on Sunday, September 8:

New Rochelle Street Fair

Be part of the New Rochelle Street Fair in a variety of roles all throughout the day. See below for shifts and task descriptions and sign up to volunteer. 7:15AM to 10:00AM=Volunteers will assist with set up of the street fair itself, helping lay out the vendors spaces and marking them prior to the vendors' arrival. Once all spaces are designated, volunteers will stay on to assist vendors in locating their spots, acting as “block captains.” (Each captain will be assigned a block of vendors and then, using the provided layout of the space assignments, help them identify their location, and make sure they set up within that area. Once all vendors are set up, block captains will be in charge of answering any questions that arise.) 10:00AM-12:00PM=Continuing the role of “block captain”, volunteers will monitor the activity in their designated block and act as the go-to for questions that may arise. 7:30AM-10:00AM=Volunteers will work in the vendor registration booth to check-in vendors as they arrive and point them towards their designated vendor spots. 10:00AM-12:00PM=Volunteers will work in the vendor registration booth to check-in vendors as they arrive and point them towards their designated vendor spots. 11:00AM-12:30PM=Volunteer needed to check ID's at the Beer Garden entrance and provide wrist band for age appropriate guests. Volunteer MUST be 21 or older. 12:00PM-2:00PM=Continuing the role of “block captain”, volunteers will monitor the activity in their designated block and answer any questions that may arise. 12:30PM-2:00PM=Volunteer needed to check ID's at the Beer Garden entrance and provide wrist band for age appropriate guests. Volunteer MUST be 21 or older. 2:00PM-4:00PM=Continuing the role of “block captain”, volunteers will monitor the activity in their designated block and answer any questions that may arise. 2:00PM-4:00PM=Volunteer needed to check ID's at the Beer Garden entrance and provide wrist band for age appropriate guests. Volunteer MUST be 21 or older. This project is part of 9/11:Serve + Remember.

New Rochelle, NY

9/8/19 7:15 AM + more

A-Home Restoration - Chappaqua

Volunteers help your neighbors with a restoration with A-HOME. A-HOME is a not-for-profit community based organization that works to strengthen northern Westchester neighborhoods by providing people safe and affordable places to live - the foundation of a stable life. Volunteers will scrape and repaint a vital fire escape at a senior supportive affordable housing unit. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old or 14 years old with an adult to participate in this event.Wear old shoes and clothes that would be appropriate for a painting project. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Chappaqua, NY

9/8/19 9:00 AM

Fix the Farm

Clean up the sensory trail! A sensory riding trail is a rich learning environment of woodland paths that consist of slopes, turns, varied footing, natural sights and sounds, and man-made "activity stations." This integrated environment challenges the students' balance, stimulates their senses and encourages them to interact with the world around them. Pegasus Therapeutic Riding launched a program for veterans “The Equus Effect” last fall and it has been met with such positive feedback. This is a horsemanship program designed specifically for Veterans which builds upon the horse-human bond and its effects on healing, building, trust and improving relationship. Each session is five weeks long. Our focus in this 5-session program is on helping veterans rebuild healthy relationships. Our horses and facilitators will support veterans on their journey with respect and skill. “With all the stress I’m going through in my life with cancer and the open heart surgery it’s a safe place to go to. I can feel totally relaxed.” Pete- Veteran. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old or 16 years old with an adult to participate in this event.Wear comfortable clothing you and shoes to work in. Bathroom facilities in the barn along with full kitchen. There is plenty of parking on the farm. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Brewster, NY

9/8/19 9:00 AM

Share the Wealth of Global Health

Afya recovers surplus medical supplies and equipment from healthcare centers and hospitals, who discard 7,000 tons of usable medical supplies every year! Volunteers will sort, inventory and pack our recovered medical supplies. This enormous volunteer effort allows us to maintain a detailed database of our inventory so we can tailor our shipments to countries in desperate need of these supplies. Please note that if you register for this volunteer opprotunity, Afya also requests that you sign up on their wesite as well : https://afyafoundation.volunteerhub.com . This step is mandatory as it will guide you to fill out their paperless waiver in order to participate in this volunteering opprotunity. Volunteers must be at least 17 years old or 5 years old with an adult to participate in this event. Please wear closed toed shoes. Parking is avalible in front of low rise warehouse facing building. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Yonkers, NY

9/8/19 10:00 AM

Bridging Generations in Honor of 9/11

Volunteers will engage in arts activities with seniors. One of the ways One Change at a Time goes about bringing together the elderly and youth is conducting our “Bridging Generations” program at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and community centers. The purpose of our program is to improve the health and social wellness of those we serve, while developing skills, establishing values, and providing a sense of empowerment. These interactions help all generations by providing mentorship opportunities; stimulate the mind through educational activities, and improving health by being actively involved. Please wear comfortable clothing - we will be painting so please wear something that you wouldn't mind if paint got on them. Parking is available on location premises or street parking across from location. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 5 years old with an adult to participate in this event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

New Rochelle, NY

9/8/19 2:30 PM

 

 

 


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Opportunities on Wednesday, September 11:

Share the Wealth of Global Health

Afya recovers surplus medical supplies and equipment from healthcare centers and hospitals, who discard 7,000 tons of usable medical supplies every year! Volunteers will sort, inventory and pack our recovered medical supplies. This enormous volunteer effort allows us to maintain a detailed database of our inventory so we can tailor our shipments to countries in desperate need of these supplies. Please note that if you register for this volunteer opprotunity, Afya also requests that you sign up on their wesite as well : https://afyafoundation.volunteerhub.com . This step is mandatory as it will guide you to fill out their paperless waiver in order to participate in this volunteering opprotunity. Volunteers must be at least 17 years old or 5 years old with an adult to participate in this event. Please wear closed toed shoes. Parking is avalible in front of low rise warehouse facing building. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Yonkers, NY

9/11/19 10:00 AM + more

Plant Flowers in Honor of 9/11

Join us as we remember the unity and compassion that was shared by the many first-responders, blood donors, and volunteers who came together after the tragic attacks on September 11, 2001. Help us shine our light on the service, empathy and unity that carries us forward 18 years later. We encourage families, individuals and groups to join us in honoring the memory of those lost through this service project at Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers. Volunteers will participate in a park clean up as well as planting flowers in honor of 9/11. Be sure to bring a reusable water bottle. Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get dirty!Volunteers will park in the main parking lot on the right hand side. We will meet at the flag pole in front of the main building. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old or 8 years old with an adult to participate in this event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Yonkers, NY

9/11/19 10:00 AM

Create Inspirational Notes & Cards for Deployed Service Member

Volunteers will write inspirational notes and cards for deployed service members. These notes will be sent to deployed service members letting them know someone is thinking of them. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate in this event. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 12:00 PM

VOLLO Thank You Bracelets for Veterans

The VOLLO Thank You Bracelets for Veterans, will be made by volunteers for those who have served our country as part of a special project designed for Volunteer New York!’s community-wide action day, 9/11: Serve + Remember. The bracelet can be seen as a small gift, or a token of appreciation from local community members for their service. Or when worn by veterans it acts as a reminder that there are those who are thinking about them, and their service, and are grateful. These special edition bracelets, will feature a unique red, white and blue design. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 12:00 PM

Create Laundry Sachets for Families in Emergency Shelters

Volunteers will bag laundry detergent, fold in a dryer sheet, cover them in fabric remnants and secure them with a thoughtful or inspiring note. This is a very practical need for many families and it lets the recipients know that others are thinking of and supporting them. Volunteers must be 16 years old or 10 with an adult to participate in this event. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 12:00 PM + more

Blanket-Making for Children

Volunteers will create no-sew fleece blankets for children who are in hospitals or other stressful conditions. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 5 years old with an adult to participate in this event. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 12:00 PM

Create Dog Pull Toys for Shelter Dogs - Rockland

Volunteers will use recycled t-shirts to create dog pull toys that will be donated to Hudson Valley Humane Society in Pomona. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 5 years old with an adult to participate in this event. Parking onsite at Granito Dining Center. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Orangeburg, NY

9/11/19 1:30 PM

Create Literacy Kits for Rockland Head Start Programs

Volunteers will assemble literacy kits for The Feelings Book by Todd Parr. Children may learn how to read at school, but they learn to love reading at home. One of the best ways to achieve this love is via reading enrichment activities which build on themes within a book. Volunteers will cut out and package puppets for underprivileged children so they can practice retelling the tale. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old or 12 years old with an adult to participate in this event. Parking onsite at Granito Dining Center. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

Orangeburg, NY

9/11/19 1:30 PM

Game Day with Seniors

Volunteers will brighten the day of local Seniors by playing trivia, horse-shoes, floor hockey and ring toss. There is no parking available within the Garito facility. Illegally parked cars will towed immediately. Street Parking or Municipal parking available right across the street from our building. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

New Rochelle, NY

9/11/19 2:00 PM

Help Feed The Hungry in Westchester County

Join One Sandwich at a Time and other local community members to make and deliver peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to those in need! Please do not attend if you have a peanut allergy. Feel free to wear a baseball cap in lieu of a hairnet. It can get messy so we recommend wearing clothing that is comfy and okay to get messy! Feel free to bring your own apron! Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 3 years old with an adult to participate in this event. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 2:00 PM

Create Dog Pull Toys for Shelter Dogs

Volunteers will use recycled t-shirts to create dog pull toys that will be donated to SPCA of Westchester animal shelters. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 8 years old with an adult to participate in this event. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 2:00 PM

Package Diapers for Families in Need

Volunteers are needed to prepare diaper packages for families in need. We will put a 1-week's supply into a large zip lock bag then add a package of wipes along with two educational inserts. This opportunity is ideal for families and groups as well as teens looking for community hours. The Westchester County Diaper Bank is formed by the JLCW's partnership with the Westchester County Executive’s office and the Westchester County Department of Social Services. The Diaper Bank provides diapers at no cost as temporary assistance to struggling families in Westchester County. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 2:00 PM + more

Create Gifts for Seniors

Volunteers will make small gift bags for seniors which will have a pair of fun fuzzy socks rolled up to look like a cupcake, placed in a decorated paper liner, and then wrapped with ribbon and a gift tag. Volunteers will also make handmade cards to go with the gift which will help brighten the day of a senior who is need of a little cheer. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old or 5 years old with an adult to participate in this event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 2:00 PM

Sensory-Friendly Community Service Project

Sensory-Friendly Community Service Project to benefit United for The Troops. Volunteers will use their creativity to make handmade cards that will go into care packages to be sent to deployed military personal overseas. This project is designed for families and their children of any age to participate in a community service project together in a sensory friendly environment. The project offers easy to use supplies, in a small group setting, with low lighting and low noise and flexibility to stay as little or as long as attention spans allow. This is not a drop off space; a family member is required to stay. Room will have staff with sensory disorder training to offer support and guidance on project. This project is specifically designed for individuals who are on the autism spectrum and/or have sensory integration issues. It will take place in a conference room near the Little Theater. There is free parking for volunteers at the Westchester County Center. Let the parking attendant know you are there to volunteer for the 9/11 event. This project is a part of 9/11: Serve + Remember.

White Plains, NY

9/11/19 4:00 PM