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The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 7 locations in the National Capital Area Chapter region, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions.

Walk to End Alzheimer's: Volunteer Sign-up Webpage

Southern Maryland – La Plata
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Richard R.Clark Senior Center
1210 Charles Street, La Plata, MD
Registration 8:30am / Ceremony 9:30am / Walk 10am

Southern Maryland – Solomons Island 
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Asbury Solomons
11100 Asbury Circle, Solomons, MD
Registration 8:30am / Ceremony 9:30am / Walk 10am

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 Calvert Meals on Wheels

Calvert Meals on Wheels, Inc. is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to providing one home-delivered mid-day meal, five days a week to home-bound persons.

Currently, Calvert Meals on Wheels (CMOW) is seeking its next President. This volunteer board position requires organizational and communication skills as well as a passion for serving vulnerable older adults in Calvert County. CMOW is also in need of a volunteer coordinator in the northern end of the county. Please contact Bob Robertson at (410) 271-1274 or email for more information. CMOW can also be contacted by email or through the Calvert County Office on Aging at (410) 535-4606. 
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What is CASA?
CASA is one of over 900 Court Appointed Special Advocate programs nationwide that works on behalf of abused and neglected children involved in the foster care system. Case services are available in St. Mary's, Calvert and Charles counties.

What is a CASA Advocate?
CASA Advocates are men and women from all walks of life, with a variety of professional, educational and ethnic backgrounds. No special experience required, only the desire to help our community's children and a commitment to make a difference.

CASA of Southern Maryland is looking for volunteers!! For more information visit the Center For Children website or contact Erin Walker or call 410-535-3047.
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 Calvert Hospice

Calvert Hospice cares for patients and their families in our community who are living with or are affected by a serious, life-limiting illness. We provide expert medical care, pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support. Care is personalized to the individual needs and wishes of the patient with a focus on compassion, dignity and the patient's quality-of-life. Additionally, Calvert Hospice provides bereavement support for all members of our community who are anticipating or grieving the loss of a loved one.

Calvert Hospice relies on its dedicated volunteers to assist with the following:
  • Family Service: Seeking caring and friendly volunteers to visit patients in their home or nursing home to provide companionship and/or a few hours of respite for family members.
  • Bereavement: Seeking compassionate volunteers to work with surviving family members of hospice patients and others in the community grieving the death of someone close. In addition, we need volunteers to help facilitate BRIDGES, a youth support group and to be “Buddies” at Camp Phoenix, a 3-day summer camp for children who have had losses.
  • Office: Seeking friendly, detail-oriented volunteer with good phone skills and strong people skills. One day a week on a permanent schedule, you choose day of week and time slot. Answering the phone is a must.
  • Special Events: Seeking dedicated and fun people volunteer for outreach and development events on an as needed, per event basis. This includes attending planning meetings, necessary coordination and attending the event.
  • Shoppe for Hospice: Seeking persons with retail experience of any kind or just a desire to work in an upscale boutique-type store.

    If you are interested in volunteering or would like additional information about volunteering with Calvert Hospicecontact Anne Stavely, Volunteer Coordinator or call 410-535-0892.

    Volunteers must undergo training (candidates must attend all three days) in order to participate.
Christmas In April Logo Christmas in April Calvert County

Christmas in April Calvert County, Inc. is a non-profit organization that repairs and improves the homes of low-income homeowners, particularly the elderly, disabled, and families with children. Months of planning and preparation culminate in a flurry of activity on National Rebuilding Day, the last Saturday in April. Your help is needed to find eligible homeowners. Visit the Christmas in April Calvert County website.

Christmas in April Calvert County is currently accepting applications for our April 2016 workday. Applications must be received by September 30th, 2015. Apply online or call 410-535-9044.
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This time exchange volunteer program offers older adults the independence and freedom to stay in the homes they love; while helping the community they live in. PIC offers transportation, a "honey-do" handyman program, and member-care; providing advocacy and resource referral - the goal is to grow. The Time Exchange program utilizes amazing skills, talents or education which can be useful to other members, you can exchange skills with needs which assist in day to day responsibilities.

For more information on Partners in Care and volunteer opportunities: please contact Pam Williams or visit the Partners In Care website.
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Volunteers needed: Battle Buddies is looking for veterans who have managed to navigate the transition to civilian life, and have the heart to provide peer-to-peer support for another veteran.

Southern Maryland Battle Buddies is a non-partisan, volunteer led program dedicated to helping veterans of military service, their families and significant others heal. Primarily through confidential peer support, informed advocacy and expert referral we will help veterans overcome barriers to healthcare, access work and educational opportunities, and re-integrate into civilian society.

For more information on services, training or involvement as a volunteer, visit the Southern Maryland Battle Buddies website or call 443-975-5262.
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Interested in shaping Calvert County? Volunteer to serve on one of our 50 boards, commissions, or committees - to address issues that impact our citizens. Adult protection, architectural and environmental standards, tourism, or ethics are just a few areas of focus that need good people like you! Check out the complete list of Volunteer Boards and Commissions.
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Fostering Change Through Volunteerism to Build a Stronger Community

Volunteer Southern Maryland is a free interactive online database of local non-profit agencies and volunteer opportunities - a one-stop shop for volunteerism. Volunteer Southern Maryland also sponsors monthly events, activities, and drives to meet local community needs. Visit the Volunteer Southern Maryland's website.

For more information or to find out how to include additional volunteer opportunities, contact Lisa Tolomei.

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