Volunteering as a family is something you all can do together. Whether it’s two of you or an extended family, make it a family tradition to always do something special for others.
Benefits of Family Volunteering:
Volunteering gives a family the chance to work together toward a common goal.
Family Volunteering Ideas:
Shelter Our Sisters
405 State Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-836-1075, ext. 233
Groups can adopt a room to decorate and paint for a family moving into transitional housing
or into their new home.
Families can help plant a garden for the emergency shelter or one of the housing facilities.
55 Kip Center
55 Kip Avenue Rutherford, NJ 07070
Visit and go shopping for clients who are unable to go out for themselves.
Bergen Family Center
44 Armory Street Englewood, NJ 07631
Assist in Day Care Center and/or After School Program reading to children, playing games,
assisting with homework, doing arts/crafts, and planning events or parties for children.
Bright Side Manor
300 Teaneck Road Teaneck, NJ 07666
Visit with your family and socialize with clients. Bring a treat, arts/crafts project or entertainment.
Families must plan with Joanne O’Neill before coming.