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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
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Board games
  • Basketball
  • fun activities for all ages of kids!

Feel free to bring an arts and crafts project that can work for up to 30 kids.

Please keep in mind that UMOM is a faith-based organization. Minimum age for this will be 12 with parent or guardian accompanying you. PLEASE READ:

CHECK AT 4:00P.M. Friday, to see if this meet-up has  been cancelled.

2) Do not bring anything of value into the shelter.2) Entrances are to first knock on the double doors; next try the doorbell and lastly go to the west side and enter. Tell a worker that you are there to volunteer with The Phoenix Philanthropists!

3) Advice: always stay with children where you and the child can be seen. Do not take children to the bathroom but get their parents instead.

4) WE ALWAYS NEED DONATIONS for the shelter and our program for this is run on donations only.

NEEDs are play doh,  CONNECT FOUR GAMESS, Twister,games,  basketballs, footballs, arts and crafts projects, toddler toys, race car sets, bikes 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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  • Ethan F.

    I'll be there for the trick or treat and most likely tonight as well!

    October 18, 2013

  • Lorraine Louglas P.

    Please plan on coming even if only a few are signed up; last night we only had 3 volunteers but still ran a successful meet up. On Oct. 25; Friday we are having our annual Trick or Treat in the parking lot plus activities. Please plan on attending and bringing candy to hand out to the children. We have 50 Halloween Buckets donated for the children to Trick or Treat with. I need committed people. If you want to come and just hand out candy; please be there by 7:00pm. I plan on starting the Trick or Treat at 7:10. Any me at[masked]

    October 12, 2013

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