Volunteering Opportunities in Anne Arundel County

Several county organizations are looking for help.

Upcoming Opportunities

, Glen Burnie
and the will host the third annual Take a Bite Out of the Cold winter clothes drive Saturday at the Glen Burnie Town Center. Volunteers are needed for the event to help sort, size and label winter coats, jackets, blankets, comforters, hats, gloves and scarves. The organizations will be collecting winter coats, jackets, hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, comforters, new underwear and socks for all ages from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Crain Highway and Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard. To volunteer, call 410-859-1297.

, Severna Park
A large number of volunteers are needed to assist on Oct. 21 to 23 at the annual event. In addition, there are volunteer opportunities include working with youth as a tutor, serving on the board or a standing committee, helping with maintenance work, gardening or coordinating reservations and supervising open gym time for basketball or volleyball. Call Chris Marsala at 410-647-5843, ext. 201, or cmarsala@severnaparkcommunitycenter.com.

, Annapolis
The Friends of Quiet Waters Park is a nonprofit organization that organizes volunteers to support the operation of the park. Volunteers are needed Oct. 24 to 28 to help with the installation of a Rainscaping Education Station (RES): two volunteers are needed to help with building the RES, two are needed to pave a walkway, and four are needed to help with plantings. Contact Nicki Fiocco at 410-222-1777, or email rpfioc99@aacounty.org.

Volunteers, age 15 and older, are also needed to help with seasonal events at Quiet Waters. For more information, contact Natalie Nucifora at rpnuci22@aacounty.org or 410-222-1777, ext. 206.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive, throughout Anne Arundel County
In addition to drop-off locations at public schools through Anne Arundel County, the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County in Annapolis is a drop-off site for collecting nonperishable food and plastic/paper items (no glass, please). Food drive is ongoing through Nov. 4. Collected items are donated to the Anne Arundel County Food and Resource Bank. Cash donations also accepted. For more information, call 410-897-9207 or email info@volunteerannearundel.org.

USO Outreach Center, Fort Meade
USO is a nonprofit organization that serves the military and their families and needs volunteer help in the following areas: administration, scheduling, decorating, event planning, outreach, photography, property, publicity and website. For information, contact Charlynn Sunderland, Fort Meade USO outreach coordinator at 410-305-0660 or email charlynn.sunderland@us.army.mil.

, Annapolis
Volunteers are needed to be tour guides and for upcoming events at the museum. Contact LeRonn Herbert at 410-216-6187 or email LHerbert@goci.state.md.us.


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