25 March 2010

eNewsletter | 29 March 2010






Welcome to our new community partner: The Utah Pride Center

The Pride Center is a community-based organization that provides support, education, outreach, and advocacy for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer individuals, and their allies. They are located at 361 North 300 West, Salt Lake City.

They need volunteers for the 2010 Pride Festival coming up in June. If you're interested, contact Katie O'Farrell at 801.539.8800 x22 or volunteer@utahpridecenter.org or check out their website.

CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Jordan River Parkway Cleanup

The Jordan River Parkway needs a cleaning! Come help keep our community clean and safe! The project is happening 17 April from 10:00am - 11:30am at Cottonwood Park Bowery (1600 West 300 North, Salt Lake City).

Contact the City Council Office at 801.535.7600. For more information about the Jordan River Parkway itself, check out Jordan River Parkway website.

Elderly Marine would like a volunteer to make home visits.

Good Shepherd Home Care and Hospice is looking for a volunteer who enjoys talking about the military, or has personal or family connections to the Marine Corps. This volunteer will make a home visit once or twice a month. Interested? Contact Daniel Judd at 801.277.6474 or judddan@gmail.com and check out the Good Shepherd Home Care and Hospice website.

Annual Wasatch Community Gardens Plant Sale

The Annual Wasatch Community Gardens Plant Sale is Saturday, 08 May. The sale features a wide range of unique, flavorful, heirloom vegetable and herb seedlings that are hard to find anywhere else. Each year over 200 volunteers come together to help set up and run the plant sale.

Wasatch needs two shifts of volunteers on the day of the event: 7:30am-10:30am, and 10:00am-1:00pm. Volunteers gain entry to the pre-sale that takes place the evening before from 8:00-9:00pm. Orientation and training will be provided for volunteers.

Address of the plant sale: Rowland Hall at 720 South Guardsman Way, Salt Lake City.

Interested these opportunities? Visit their website or contact Brit Merrill at 801.359.2658 or community@wasatchgardens.org

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