EngageTLH Schedule

Fall 2019 Schedule

Agency Facilitators Day Arrival Time Return Time

Big Bend Homeless Coalition 

Serve dinner at Big Bend Homeless Coalition's Hope Community center for families experiencing homelessness.

Leesa Newbon M 4:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m.

Project L.O.V.E. (Loving Our Valued Elders)

Project L.O.V.E. (Loving Our Valued Elders) provides companionship to seniors at Westminster Oaks Retirement Community during performances by volunteers from the FSU School of Music. Please bring a jacket, as the auditorium can get cold.   

Valeria Rigobon, Joseph Hennessy

M 5:15PM   

8:45PM

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

A retail store on a mission, the ReStore recycles home improvement supplies that would otherwise be sent to landfills, fosters neighborhood health by making home repair supplies more affordable, and works to end poverty by funding the houses built by Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers will sort and stock donated items in the store. Wear close-toed shoes and dress for working in a warehouse environment.

Vacant T 12:45 p.m. 3 p.m.

Boys Town

Boys Town’s mission is “Changing How the World Cares for Children, Families and Communities.” Volunteers will provide academic mentoring and tutoring to boys and girls in their foster homes on the Boys Town campus, a therapeutic and supportive environment.

Kristin Chase, Mageda Nader

T 4:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

America’s Second Harvest Food Bank

Sort and organize salvaged food items into boxes for distribution to numerous shelters, food pantries, and other agencies combating food insecurity in our community. Close-toed shoes required.

Vacant

T 1:30 p.m. 3 p.m.

Big Bend Homeless Coalition 

Serve dinner at Big Bend Homeless Coalition's Hope Community center for families experiencing homelessness.

Philip Ofuani, Andrea Monasterio

W 4 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Food For Thought – FSU Food Pantry

Help sort donations at FSU’s on-campus food pantry.

Shoshana Bush, Isabella Hernandez

Th 9 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

Kids, Inc.

Kids Incorporated is the only community-based organization providing quality, comprehensive services and shaping futures of at-risk pregnant women and families with children ages 0-3 in Jefferson, Leon, & Madison counties. Volunteers mentor children through creative play and other activities on site at Kids, Inc. Close-toed shoes required.

Laura Mesa

Th 2 p.m. 4:15 p.m.

Hartsfield Elementary - Garden Club

Support elementary students’ learning at this Title I public school through hands-on work in the garden, helping them write gardening journals, and teaching them tech and social media skills through helping with their garden blog.

Sarah Vernon, Kylee Meehan

Th 3:45 p.m. 5:45 p.m.

Boys Town

Boys Town’s mission is “Changing How the World Cares for Children, Families and Communities.” Volunteers will provide academic mentoring and tutoring to boys and girls in their foster homes on the Boys Town campus, a therapeutic and supportive environment.

Caleb Dawkins, Samantha Crawford

Th 4:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Damayan Garden Project – Frenchtown Garden

Work with children and community members to help maintain a garden plot in Tallahassee’s historic Frenchtown community. Tasks include planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting. Damayan Garden Project agency reaches out to the community and uses gardens to teach nutritional and environmental education. Dress appropriately for gardening, including close-toed shoes.

Vacant

Th 4:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Gretchen Everhart School

Gretchen Everhart School serves students from ages 3 to 22 with intellectual disabilities. Volunteers will assist with playtime activities during a physical education class period

Jealine Noel, Kailen Chapple

F 9:15 a.m. 11:30 a.m.

Frenchtown Urban Farm

Work with are students and community members to maintain the Frenchtown Urban Farm’s garden, including planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting. This project uses gardens to build community, provide health food, and teach nutritional and environmental education. Dress appropriately for gardening, including close-toed shoes.

Sebastian Mejia, Madison Imm

F 2:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Hurricane Michael Relief and Recovery

Hurricane Michael devastated our region in October 2018, and recovery efforts are still very much underway, especially in neighboring counties. You will be driven about 1 hour from Tallahassee and clean up properties for individuals in need, helping clear logs, limbs, brush, and other debris. Many those needing help are elderly or disabled and cannot do the work themselves. Dress for a day of yard work; gloves will be provided. Bring your lunch; a small snack will be provided.

Jacob Freid

S 9 a.m. 2 p.m.
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