WEEK OF SERVICE

Spring Week of Service:
March 16 – 20, 2020

The REALTORS Care Week of Service is GLAR’s community service initiative for members.  These dedicated dates of service are when our REALTORS join forces to give back to the community.
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There are many great projects and charities to choose from. So gather a group from your office to volunteer and let’s make a positive impact on our community!

VOLUNTEER
How to Sign Up:

Select a day to view available service projects. Once you find a project you want to volunteer for, click on the project and select the volunteer sign up button. ONLY HIT THE SUBMIT BUTTON ONCE to prevent multiple sign ups. It may take a couple of seconds to process.
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You will receive a confirmation email after sign up, and a reminder email 1 week prior to your volunteer date from your project leader.

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Project Details | Monday, March 16

Project Time
Project Name & Description
Volunteers Needed/Total
Spots Remaining
9:00 - 12:00am

Down Syndrome of Louisville: MERCHANDISE ORGANIZATION FOR SPIRIT SHOP. Organize, fold, and inventory merchandise for the Spirit Shop at the Down Syndrome of Louisville's main campus.

PROJECT LOCATION:
5001 South Hurstbourne Parkway Louisville, KY 40291

Down Syndrome of Louisville’s mission is to provide support, education, and advocacy for individuals with Down syndrome; thus enabling each individual to reach their full potential.

CONTACT: Katie Grant, kgrant7173@gmail.com, 502-533-9233

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10:00am - 4:00pm

A Place to Sleep: PROVIDING BEDS FOR CHILDREN. This project can be done any day during this Week of Service between the hours of 10am and 4pm. Volunteers with trucks and/or trailers are needed to load and deliver beds to children's homes in Shelbyville as well as the Greater Louisville area. For this project, the charity will work with volunteers to set up the delivery locations and times. This project can be done Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday during Week of Service. Once you sign up you will be contacted by a volunteer coordinator with details on how to schedule your delivery with the home of the child that is in need of a bed.

PROJECT LOCATION:
28 Village Plaza Shopping Center
Shelbyville, KY

A ministry of First Presbyterian Church, Shelbyville, KY, that provides beds for children, primarily Shelby and surrounding counties in Kentucky.

CONTACT: Alicia Soldat, alicia@smithclick.com, 502-655-2991

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1:00 - 4:00pm

American Cancer Society: RELAY FOR LIFE STORAGE UNIT ORGANIZATION. Volunteers needed to assist with organizing Relay for Life storage unit to prepare for their upcoming American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1640 Lyndon Farm Court

Relay For Life is a community-based fundraising event for the American Cancer Society and many other Cancer related institutions, societies and associations.

CONTACT: Belinda Cotter, bcotter883@gmail.com, 502-773-7773

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Project Details | Tuesday, March 17

Project Time
Project Name & Description
Volunteers Needed/Total
Spots Remaining
9:00am - 1:00pm

Volunteers of America: CLEAN AND ORGANIZING FAMILY SHELTER. Volunteers needed to assist with cleaning and organizing Unity House, family shelter.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1321 S. Preston Street (Entrance)
(Parking lot is on Ormsby Ave.)

VOA programs are diverse and address the urgent needs of our communities. They provide housing for families, veterans and low-income seniors. They provide addiction recovery services for men and women and their Freedom House program is a national model for pregnant and parenting women overcoming substance use disorder. They provide care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities. They provide free, convenient and confidential HIV testing and education as well as syringe exchange services.

CONTACT: Dana Sansbury, dana@bhhspw.com, 502-641-2247

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9:00am - 1:00pm

Volunteers of America: ASSEMBLY SEP KITS. Volunteers needed to assemble SEP Kits for HIV clients.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1321 S. Preston Street (Entrance)
(Parking lot is on Ormsby Ave.)

VOA programs are diverse and address the urgent needs of our communities. They provide housing for families, veterans and low-income seniors. They provide addiction recovery services for men and women and their Freedom House program is a national model for pregnant and parenting women overcoming substance use disorder. They provide care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities. They provide free, convenient and confidential HIV testing and education as well as syringe exchange services.

CONTACT: Dana Sansbury, dana@bhhspw.com, 502-641-2247

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10:00am - 1:00pm

SPARC Hope: EVENT BASKET ASSEMBLY. Volunteers will be putting together gift baskets for an upcoming event.

PROJECT LOCATION:
11921 Brinley Avenue, Suite 101 Louisville, KY 40243

SPARC Hope’s purpose is to provide support, encouragement and guidance to single parents in the pursuit of identifying life choice options that enhance their opportunities for career advancement and independence.

CONTACT: Michelle Irwin, livelovelouisville@gmail.com, 502-930-0494

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10:30am - 1:00pm

Volunteers of America: PREP & SERVE LUNCH. Prep and serve lunch at Volunteers of America.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1321 S. Preston Street (Entrance)
(Parking lot is on Ormsby Ave.)

VOA programs are diverse and address the urgent needs of our communities. They provide housing for families, veterans and low-income seniors. They provide addiction recovery services for men and women and their Freedom House program is a national model for pregnant and parenting women overcoming substance use disorder. They provide care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities. They provide free, convenient and confidential HIV testing and education as well as syringe exchange services.

CONTACT: Dana Sansbury, dana@bhhspw.com, 502-641-2247

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1:00 - 4:00pm

Critically Loved: RESOURCE BINDER & BAG ASSEMBLY PROJECT. Assembling of medical resource binders and hospital bags. Critically Loved provides education and resources to families of critically and chronically ill children. One way Critically Loved achieves this goal is by providing Medical Binders at the onset of a child’s diagnosis. This helps organize the child’s healthcare and provides steps to getting started.

PROJECT LOCATION:
2948 Yorkshire Blvd
(Cornerstone Group Realtors office)

Critically Loved provides comfort and direction by being an online resource to help navigate a difficult road. We partner with pediatric health providers and specialty charities to reach parents who need practical, financial and spiritual support.

CONTACT: Katie Grant , kgrant7173@gmail.com, 502-533-9233

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1:00 - 4:00pm

Spencer County Senior Center: LANDSCAPING. Volunteers needed to assist with landscaping outside the Spencer County Senior Center including tilling flower beds, planting shrubs and flowers and mulching.

PROJECT LOCATION:
44 Creekside Drive, Taylorsville, KY 40071

CONTACT: Belinda Cotter, bcotter883@gmail.com, 502-773-7773

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3:30 - 6:00pm

Volunteers of America: PREP & SERVE DINNER. Prep and serve dinner at Volunteers of America.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1321 S. Preston Street (Entrance)
(Parking lot is on Ormsby Ave.)

VOA programs are diverse and address the urgent needs of our communities. They provide housing for families, veterans and low-income seniors. They provide addiction recovery services for men and women and their Freedom House program is a national model for pregnant and parenting women overcoming substance use disorder. They provide care and support for individuals with developmental disabilities. They provide free, convenient and confidential HIV testing and education as well as syringe exchange services.

CONTACT: Dana Sansbury , dana@bhhspw.com, 502-641-2247

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Project Details | Wednesday, March 18

Project Time
Project Name & Description
Volunteers Needed/Total
Spots Remaining
11:00am - 1:00pm

The Healing Place: SERVE LUNCH. Volunteers will serve lunch at the women's campus of The Healing Place.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1503 S. 15TH, Louisville KY

The Healing Place serves more than 700 men and women daily at no cost. In addition to its clients, their kitchen also serves the homeless population.

CONTACT: Larry Mann, larrygmann@gmail.com, 502-612-8568

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1:00 - 4:00pm

SPARC Hope: FOOD PANTRY ORGANIZATION. Volunteers will help to organize the food pantry. The SPARC Hope food pantry is one of the largest and most used resources that they have for single parents. SPARC (Single Parent Resource Center) Hope is formerly known as Mom's Closet Resource Center

PROJECT LOCATION:
11921 Brinley Avenue, Suite 101 Louisville, KY 40243

SPARC (Single Parent Resource Center) Hope’s purpose is to provide support, encouragement and guidance to single parents in the pursuit of identifying life choice options that enhance their opportunities for career advancement and independence.

CONTACT: Michelle Irwin , livelovelouisville@gmail.com, 502-930-0494

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1:00 - 4:00pm

Stormhaven Youth Ranch: SPRING RANCH PREPARATION. Spring clean-up to include landscaping such as mulching, tree trimming, raking, etc as well as horse grooming and general housekeeping. Volunteers should be dressed to be outdoors for this project.

PROJECT LOCATION:
504 CHRISTIANBURG ROAD
SHELBYVILLE, KY 40065

Stormhaven Youth Ranch: Connecting hurting children with rescued horses for healing.

CONTACT: Alicia Soldat, alicia@smithclick.com, (502) 655-2991

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3:30 - 6:30pm

Family Scholar House: ASSEMBLING & CAFE PREP AND SERVE. Volunteers needed to organize and assemble items, and do setup and service in thier cafe.

PROJECT LOCATION:
Stoddard Johnston Scholar House
2301 Bradley Avenue
Louisville, KY 40217

The mission of Family Scholar House is to end the cycle of poverty and transform our community by empowering families and youth to succeed in education and achieve life-long self-sufficiency.

CONTACT: Kate Smith, kate@parkerandklein.com, 502-548-9643

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4:30 - 8:00pm

Ronald McDonald House: PREPARE AND SERVE DINNER. Prepare and serve dinner for residents at the Ronald McDonald House.

PROJECT LOCATION:
550 S 1st St, Louisville, KY 40202

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK) is Louisville’s only organization founded to provide a “home-away-from-home” for families of children receiving healthcare at area medical facilities.

CONTACT: Anna-Marie Hyatt, annamarie@disponettrealestate.com, 502-598-9360

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5:00 - 7:00pm

Inside the Lines Training: HOMEWORK HELP. Volunteers will provide homework help to student athletes, then finish with a Q&A session between the students and REALTORS.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1010 Beecher Street
Louisville, KY 40215

Inside The Lines(ITL), is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Louisville, Kentucky. Their mission is to enrich student athletes with tools to excel academically, while enhancing characteristics of leadership, responsibility, and work ethic.

CONTACT: Derrick Stewart, dastew23@hotmail.com,

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Project Details | Thursday, March 19

Project Time
Project Name & Description
Volunteers Needed/Total
Spots Remaining
9:00am - 12:00pm

Fern Creek Methodist Church: SNACKS IN SACKS. Prepare and assemble food bags for Homeless Outreach Ministry.

PROJECT LOCATION
6727 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40291

CONTACT: Dana Sansbury, dana@bhhspw.com, 502-641-2247

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9:00 - 12:00am

Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies: HELPING AROUND THE CENTER. Helping therapists with organizing, laminating, cleaning and labeling at the Kids Center Central Campus.

PROJECT LOCATION:
982 Eastern Parkway
Louisville, KY 40217

Kids Center is a comprehensive nonprofit outpatient therapy center for children, teens, and young adults with developmental disabilities and delays. More than 1,200 kids, ages birth to 21, currently receive care at Kids Center; our therapists see between 600 and 700 children each week.

CONTACT: Katie Grant, kgrant7173@gmail.com, 502-533-9233

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9:00 - 10:00am

The de Paul School: READING TO STUDENTS. Volunteers are needed to read to the students at the de Paul School.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1925 Duker Avenue
Louisville, KY 40205

The mission of de Paul is to teach students with learning disabilities, how to learn, how to be independent, and how to be successful. The de Paul School is an independent, non-sectarian kindergarten through eighth grade school in Louisville, Kentucky. It was started in 1970 when our Founder recognized that children with learning disabilities such as dyslexia had a need for non-traditional teaching methods.

CONTACT: Florence Browne, florence@mintky.com, 502-640-2900

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10:00am - 12:00pm

A Place to Sleep: SORT & ORGANIZE DONATIONS. Volunteers needed to sort and organization of donations as well as create notes of encouragement.

PROJECT LOCATION:
28 Village Plaza Shopping Center
Shelbyville, KY

A ministry of First Presbyterian Church, Shelbyville, KY, that provides beds for children, primarily Shelby and surrounding counties in Kentucky.

CONTACT: Alicia Soldat , alicia@smithclick.com, 502-655-2991

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11:00am - 1:00pm

The Healing Place: SERVE LUNCH. Volunteers will serve lunch at The Healing Place Men's Campus

PROJECT LOCATION:
1020 W. Market

The Healing Place serves more than 700 men and women daily at no cost. In addition to its clients, their kitchen also serves the homeless population.

CONTACT: Larry Mann, larrygmann@gmail.com, 502-612-8568

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11:15am - 12:15pm

The de Paul School: READING TO STUDENTS. Volunteers are needed to read to the students at the de Paul School.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1925 Duker Avenue
Louisville, KY 40205

The mission of de Paul is to teach students with learning disabilities, how to learn, how to be independent, and how to be successful. The de Paul School is an independent, non-sectarian kindergarten through eighth grade school in Louisville, Kentucky. It was started in 1970 when our Founder recognized that children with learning disabilities such as dyslexia had a need for non-traditional teaching methods.

CONTACT: Florence Browne, florence@mintky.com, 502-640-2900

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1:00 - 4:00pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana: STORAGE CLEAN UP PROJECT. Volunteers will help organize donated items that are given to this charity.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1519 Gardiner Lane
Louisville, KY 40218

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Mission: Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Vision: All youth achieve their full potential.

CONTACT: Derrik Stewart, , dastew23@hotmail.com

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2:00 - 3:00pm

The de Paul School: READING TO STUDENTS. Volunteers are needed to read to the students at the de Paul School.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1925 Duker Avenue
Louisville, KY 40205

The mission of de Paul is to teach students with learning disabilities, how to learn, how to be independent, and how to be successful. The de Paul School is an independent, non-sectarian kindergarten through eighth grade school in Louisville, Kentucky. It was started in 1970 when our Founder recognized that children with learning disabilities such as dyslexia had a need for non-traditional teaching methods.

CONTACT: Florence Browne , florence@mintky.com, 502-640-2900

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Project Details | Friday, March 20

Project Time
Project Name & Description
Volunteers Needed/Total
Spots Remaining
9:00am - 12:00pm

Waterfront Botanical Gardens: GARDENING, PLANTING & MULCHING. Help spruce up the Waterfront Botanical Gardens by planting plants and placing mulch in gardens. Bring your own gloves and wear closed-toe shoes. (They will provide shovels, rakes, silage forks, wheelbarrows, etc.)

PROJECT LOCATION:
1435 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206

The Waterfront Botanical Gardens was started by Botanica, an umbrella organization for the local gardening community that was started in 1993 to help enlighten, entertain, and educate the community about the botanical world. In 2001, Botanica learned that it was the beneficiary of a trust established by member Helen Harrigan, a local gardener with a desire to see a botanical garden and conservatory built in Louisville. Helen’s gift reshaped the focus of our organization, and we set about our work to create what will become Louisville’s Waterfront Botanical Gardens.

CONTACT: Nathan Bellows, nbellows@semonin.com, 502-214-0353

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9:00am - 12:00pm

Visually Imparied Preschool Services (VIPS): CREATE SENSORY CARDS & ASSEMBLE WELCOME BAGS. Volunteers needed to create sensory birthday and holiday cards for children that are visually impaired. Put together welcome bagsfor new families.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1906 Goldsmith Lane
Louisville, KY 40218

VIPS provides early intervention services to children who are blind or visually impaired,
helping your child gain independence and unlocking their true potential.

CONTACT: Katie Grant , kgrant7173@gmail.com, 502-533-9233

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10:00am - 2:00pm

Heart of Chance Toy Chest: FILL BACKBACKS FOR CAMP. Assemble backpacks with donated items for the Kids Cancer Alliance Summer Camp.

PROJECT LOCATION:
TBD

Heart of Chance Toy Chest, Inc. brings joy to children, as they journey through their medical battles. They are focusing on one big Spring and Winter project for 2020. For Spring, the organization has partnered with Kids Cancer Alliance, and will be packing backpacks, for 150+ children, attending their summer camps.

CONTACT: Andrea Walker, andreacourywalker@gmail.com, 502-468-3391

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10:30am - 12:30pm

YouthBuild: PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE PROGRAM. Volunteers needed to sit on a panel to discuss topics and answer questions on:
Responsible Renting, Budgeting/Paying Bills, Completing Applications (for apartments, loans, etc.), and the Home-buying process (1st time home buyer info.) Attendees will be 18-24 year olds at risk of homelessness.

Project Location:
YouthBuild Louisville
800 S. Preston Street
Louisville, KY 40203

YouthBuild Louisville is an education, job training, and leadership program that provides low-income young adults ages, 18-24, opportunities to realize their potential as active community leaders and an educated workforce for Louisville.

Our mission is to champion young adults to be great citizens who build productive lives, families, and sustainable communities.

Our vision is that through the development of life and job skills, students are inspired to reach lifelong success as they become strong, confident young adults with a commitment to work, education, family and community.

CONTACT: Anne Waters, awatersexp@gmail.com, 410-925-8662

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1:00 - 4:00pm

Maryhurst: LANDSCAPING ASSISTANCE. Volunteers needed to help with landscaping, which includes planting, mulching, weeding, and pruning fruit trees on their Dorsey Lane campus.

PROJECT LOCATION:
1015 Dorsey Ln, Louisville, KY 40223

Maryhurst is Kentucky’s oldest child welfare nonprofit serving kids and families who are hurting. Driven by a belief in children’s inherent worth and the strength of families, our work prevents abuse, restores hope, and empowers survivors of trauma.

CONTACT: Belinda Cotter , bcotter883@gmail.com, 502-773-7773

Our Volunteers

Mike Brown (On the Move Realtors, Inc.)

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If you would like further information about the REALTORS Care: Week Of Service,  or have questions, please contact Karla Murphy at Karla@LouisvilleRealtors.com.

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