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UMOM Watkins Overflow Shelter - Kid Connection

Hi Everyone!

WELCOME TO KID CONNECTION! This is our regular Friday evening at the UMOM Watkins Overflow Shelter.

We will spend quality time with the children at the Watkins overflow homeless shelter. Activities include arts & crafts, games and as much one to one interaction with the children as possible. Plan on being there from 6 pm to 8 pm. We will be interacting with kids from 6 months to early teens. This gives the parents a break from their children  and it shows the children that others care about them.

Please keep in mind that UMOM is a faith-based organization. Minimum age for this will be 12 with parent or guardian accompanying you. You need to be comfortable that your kids will be comfortable interacting with peers or younger kids that are homeless.

1)Please check back  at 4:00 P.M. on Fridays  to see if the meetup has been cancelled!  Useful Information:2) Do not bring anything of value into the shelter for there isn't a place to keep.3) Entrances are to first knock on the double doors; next try the doorbell and lastly go to the west side and enter.4) Advice: always stay with children where you and the child can be seen. 5) WE ALWAYS NEED DONATIONS for the shelter and our program for this is run on donations only. NEED play doh, games,  basketballs, footballs, arts and crafts projects, toddler toys, race car sets and play tents.FOR THE SHELTER All clothes, towels, sheets, blankets, shoes, toiletries. Washed fruit,Ramon Noodles and fruit juice packs are nice to bring also.

Please follow the map details from the link under Location at the top of the event info.

Thanks for all you do!

 

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  • Lorraine Louglas P.

    Thank you volunteers for bringing joy and love to the lovely children at UMOM Watkins Shelter. Jenny 's Flower Project was amazing and Carol's donations of multiple play doh toys and fruit made the evening extra special! All of your dedication and continued support of this activity is truly appreciated!

    April 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just joined the group... Stuck at work tonight :( I look forward to next time!

    April 26, 2013

  • Carol M.

    Well it is me + 2. And we are excited:) let me know if there is something in particular you would like me to bring.

    April 26, 2013

  • Lorraine Louglas P.

    I will see you all there! Thank you so much!

    April 26, 2013

  • Carol M.

    Hi Lorraine, I would like to bring my daughter and she in turn wants to invite a few friends. They are high school seniors. A great group of kids. I feel very confident in their abilities to interact properly with the children at the shelter. Is that ok?

    April 26, 2013

  • Lorraine Louglas P.

    It is still on so plan on your activity. If I ever couldn't make it you could do your activity, pull some activies like coloring, balls and a few games from the closet and announce that there is no babysitting just activities. I do need a substitute though. See you tonight!

    April 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Lorraine, if its still on, my mother is planning on coming with me and I and still good for the activity. I'll check back tomorrow afternoon before I pick up supplies to make sure it's still on. Thanks

    April 25, 2013

  • Sue

    Hi Lorraine, I have a doctors appt that afternoon and will know after that if I'll be attending. I'll text you. The girls have school carnival so they won't be coming.

    April 25, 2013

    • Lorraine Louglas P.

      Come if you can but check the website first to make sure it isn't cancelled. I plan on being there as always! Good luck at the Drs.! I hope everything goes well for you! Carnival?? That sounds fun...surprise your daughter...lol!

      April 25, 2013

  • Lorraine Louglas P.

    I will run a modified program but the meetup is on as of now!

    April 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Lorraine, if you don't already have something planned I will bring and activity this week. Was thinking I could bring flowers and let the kids decorate cups to put them in.

    April 25, 2013

  • Randy

    Won't be able to start attending till after the move...looking foward to seeing the kiddos then.

    April 9, 2013

  • Randy

    I will be moving back to Phoenix in a month. I'll live closer, and will be able to start attending this event. Can't wait.

    April 9, 2013

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