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Friday, October 26, 2007

Volunteer San Diego opens volunteer/donation center

Posted @ 11:22 AM

WHAT: Volunteer San Diego is partnering with Social Venture Partners, Hope Force International, and Amylin Pharmeceuticals to organize a community-wide Volunteer Reception Center and collection drive.

Today, Friday, Oct. 26, community members will be able to register with Volunteer San Diego onsite and donate supplies to wildfire victims. This collection drive will focus on crisis relief supplies, such as new or unused 8-66 qt. plastic bins, sunscreen, shovels, working gloves, infant care items, etc..

WHO: Hundreds of volunteers and community members
WHEN: Friday, October 26th, 2007 7:30 am-7:30 pm
WHERE: Near UTC, at Amylin Pharmaceutical at 9625 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego

MORE INFO: Volunteer San Diego is designated by the County Office of Emergency Services as the lead agency for spontaneous unaffiliated volunteer management as part of the County’s Disaster Response Plan.

Those interested in volunteering are urged to register on www.volunteersandiego.org. As volunteer opportunities become available, they will be posted.


Anonymous said...

Volunteer San Diego is ready and waiting for new supplies--towels, blankets, clothing, any child items. Stop by 9625 Towne Center Drive in UTC until 7:30 pm.

ng2000 said...

Valuable resource of volunteer news summaries: http://ng2000.com/ng2000bb/YaBB.pl?num=1221634947