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Volunteer to Pack Bags of Donated Toys for Needy families at The Salvation Army

Event Summary:

Families apply for toys/presents for their children through The Salvation Army. On Saturday December 15th, they need volunteers to take each list and pack into a bag the presents that the families requested. After volunteering, the group will go to a nearby venue for a social.

Agency we will be helping: The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865 has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.

Event Location:

Salvation Army - Stamford Corps Community Center

198 Selleck Street
Stamford, CT 06902

***Meet by the back parking lot door entrance. If you can't find Eileen or the group, please contact her (contact details below).***

Contact: Eileen Patjens from our affiliate group The Catholic Fellowship of Connecticut (Event Host) at [masked] or at 203.858.7490.

Directions:

From the North:
Take 95 South to Exit 6 (Harvard Ave). Turn left off ramp and go under bridge. At the second light turn left onto Selleck. Go 1 block. The Corps is located on right and has a large cross on the side of the building.

From the South:
Take 95 North to Exit 6 (Harvard Ave). Drive to 2nd light and turn right onto West Avenue. Turn left onto Selleck. Follow directions above

From the West:
Take 287 East to 95 North to Exit 6. Follow above directions.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Enjoyed the act of doing good for others. It was great also meeting everyone, and enjoyed the commaridere we all shared working well together towards a common goal! And we completed sorting thro all the toys and clothes. It was great meeting everyone!

    December 16, 2012

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    President of The Catholic Fellowship, Organizer,
    Event Host
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    Event Host
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