The Green Chair Project Raleigh - Volunteer Event

Many of us are looking to make a difference in the world.  If you would like to volunteer at a Raleigh non-profit to help those in need, now is your chance to do it through the Raleigh-Durham Singles Meetup Group!

We are going to meet at the Green Chair Project off of Capital Blvd (southbound) inside the beltline in Raleigh from 10:00 am -1:00 pm, Saturday, November 17thPlease wear work clothes. Some of us may be cleaning furniture, sorting items, staging items in the showroom, painting, or doing one of many other jobs. This will be fun!

There are a wide variety of tasks, and you get to select the type of task that interest you, such as:  organizing donations, staging donations like a furniture store, cleaning, fixing things, unloading, loading, and/or moving furniture or boxes, among many other tasks suitable for women and men of all ages.  Please join us and see how much fun it can be to work together and help this worthwhile cause!  I look forward to volunteering with you!

Please consider bringing some household items as donations (see the link at the bottom for acceptable items).


Address:

The Green Chair Project, 1853 Capital Blvd., Raleigh 27604  (please note that some GPS devices may not be totally accurate; please read and/or print out the directions listed below and click on the google map link to see the location). Call TGCP if you get lost: TGCP: (919)[masked]

Directions:

The location is just inside the beltline (I-440) on Capital Blvd. (southbound) in Raleigh.  Take your FIRST RIGHT after the light at Crabtree Blvd. There are TWO driveways together, bear LEFT on the second driveway into the parking lot.   You will see the Green Chair Project sign (see picture above).  Please park in the parking spots that are furthest away from the font door; we will need room to load and unload in the parking spots on either side and across from the front door.

Map:

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1853+Capital+Blvd,+Raleigh+27604&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=33.764224,79.013672&vpsrc=0&hnear=1853+Capital+Blvd,+Raleigh,+North+Carolina+27604&t=m&z=16


Here is more information about the organization:
http://www.thegreenchair.org/


Here is more information on donations:

You can also bring some donations when you volunteer.  Here is more information about the acceptable donations from their website.

http://www.thegreenchair.org/form-donate-household-goods.php
There are often many items that go unused in our own house or our living circumstances may change. Those large or small items are the items that are needed within our own community. Thank you for taking the time to take those household items out that are stashed away in the back of a closet or cupboard. Your generosity benefits others in need.  CANNOT accept large appliances, toys, mattresses, office desks or file cabinets, computers or other electronics nor any items that are outdated, torn, stained, broken or otherwise damamged. If you have questions about what we accept, please contact: [masked]."

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to doing it aqain!

    November 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Maybe people would like to get lunch after

    November 16, 2012

    • Lynn P.

      I'm always up for going to lunch!

      November 16, 2012

    • Scott

      Lunch? Now I find out.

      November 17, 2012

  • Christi

    I'm so sorry to cancel at the last minute, but I'm feeling under the weather, so I don't think I'm going to make it. I'll change my response to "no", but I may still show up if I wake up in better shape than I feel right now. I hope you all have a great time!!

    November 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Would very much like to participate however I will be volunteering on Mountain-to-Sea Trail maintenance crew Saturday. Hopefully you will be doing this again soon.

    November 12, 2012

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