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Volunteer Center of Racine County, Inc


 1st Crop Walk-  Walk for Hunger- Registration begins at noon at Fist United Methodist Church, located at 745 Main Street.  Walk begins at 12:45 pm.   Sign up for the walk through your church or the Volunteer Center of Racine County, Inc.. Pick up your packet or call for information.  262 886 9612.  Click on our  Poster.

1st Koss Family Foundation – We have a bowling event coming up at The Lanes on Hwy 20 in Racine 11:30 am to 5 pm. We are looking for volunteers to help out in the following areas: Setting Up, registration, raffle, & clean up.  If you are interested in helping out for a great event, please contact me at kossffvolunteers@yahoo.com or 262-497-1799. Or participate in Bowlathon open this flyer.

14th Root-Pike WIN –  9 am to noon is are having a volunteer work day to remove invasive buckthorn from the woods at Pritchard Park. It will allow more native vegetation to be planted in the area to help restore the wetlands, helping to increase flood storage…something this area needs after the recent floods. We are hoping to get a few dozen volunteers.  To volunteer just show up you should see other volunteers.

6th 7th 13th 14th 20th 21st 27th 28th – Walking Ghost Tours of Downtown Racine  – Click our Walking Ghost Button for details and to purchase tickets on line, or Stop in our office to buy your tickets.

28th Make a Difference Day Events to volunteer at:

  • Racine Friendship Clubhouse is interested in having volunteers close our garden for the year. It will involve pulling out all of the plants and yardwork, from 9-12. I think about 5 volunteers should be sufficient, but many hands make the load light. To volunteer call :  Christopher Rosin 262-636-9393
  •  Habitat Restore in Racine, WI..we need help always,,mostly on Saturdays, 9:00 am thru 4pm.. . What we need, at least 2 able bodies (parents consent if under 18) able to move, clean, wash, load, or assist with the warehouse, and or store up keep. Person should be able to  move about in and out of show room, warehouse and outside in some what PA carious  areas. Unsupervised, and or self motivated friendly, customer orientated, and or able to communicate with staff.  Call and get set up for Saturday tasks,, and ask for Thom and or “Yo”…bring a lunch.. you’ll want to stay!,, 2302 DeKoven Ave,, Racine, WI 53403 262-898-2929.
  • River Bend Nature Center – could use up to 15 volunteers to do general trail and park maintenance, firewood moving, and invasive plant removal.  9 a.m. – noon would be ideal   
  • Racine Literacy Council –  734 Lake Avenue, Racine 53403.  is closing The Shakespeare Garden for the winter. It would be outside work that would include emptying planters to store, raking leaves, some weeding, general clean up of grounds.  To volunteer contact: Kathy Ginther, nkginther@hotmail.com and 262-939-1182.  9am to noon would be fantast.

28th Boo at the Zoo – Boo at the Zoo is Racine Zoo’s 200 Goold Street –  annual trunk-or-treat style event with free candy, games, pumpkin decorating, and other activities for kids. We are looking for volunteers to staff our “knock-knock doors,” in costume or not, and hand out candy and small toys to guests. Shifts will be from 8:45-12:00, 11:45-3:00, and 2:45-4:45.  If you need any other information, please feel free to let me know. To volunteer contact   Aszya Summers  262.635.7959   or email – asummers@racinezoo.org





Posted in Uncategorized on February 3, 2015.