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Disclaimer - Create the Change® partners with nonprofit organizations that we believe offer age-appropriate service opportunities for youth and families. All of our partners sign a collaboration agreement promising to provide age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. Create the Change® does not run, host, or facilitate the service opportunities seen here, nor are we responsible in any way for the management (financial or otherwise) of the organizations we feature. Always be sure to research the nonprofit organization and service opportunities available to make sure it's a good fit for you before getting started. You may find the organization's contact information on their profiles.

Duration

3 - 4+ hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Weekly

Age Range

  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Project WeHOPE operates as an emergency unhoused shelter serving San Mateo County and Santa Clara County. Support the shelter by volunteering in our laundry facility where you will wash linens for our guests. Project WeHOPE offers immediate and comprehensive shelter services to unhoused persons and persons at risk of becoming unhoused. The Shelter may provide cots and hot meals nightly for up to 55 adult individuals. Up to 30 of the cots are reserved for Transitional/Supportive Housing Clients. Laundry shift is daily, 8:15 am to 12:00 pm.

What's Needed To Complete

A positive attitude and willingness to help!

Whose Help Is Required

Mom, dad or other grown-up if under age 14.

Special Requirements

Youth under the age of 14 years need to volunteer with parent(s) or other adult. You must fill out a waiver prior to volunteering on-site. 

How It Makes A Difference

Your work will support Project WeHOPE's emergency unhoused shelter which serves San Mateo County and Santa Clara County. The Shelter provides cots and hot meals nightly for up to 55 adult individuals, up to 30 of which are reserved for Transitional/Supportive Housing Clients.  

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site

Instructions

1. Contact Project WeHOPE to sign up for a shift. 2. Show up for your assigned shift! 3. Be sure to let Project WeHOPE know that you found this activity through Create the Change® ® ® ®!

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