Volunteer

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”

– Mother Teresa

Harford Family House has on-going opportunities to fit any schedule in many areas of the organization. Whether you want to do something on your own, with your family or as a company or group, we have a need for your talents! Below are some ideas to get you started. Be creative! We are open to you creating your own project.

Please contact Mary Biggs for more information or to schedule your volunteer experience.

For Individuals

For Companies and Corporations

  • Sponsor a team for the annual Home Runs for the Homeless event
  • Schedule a tour of Harford Family House for you and your colleagues.
  • Sponsor a drive at your company for household items, diapers, cleaning supplies, bus passes, etc.
  • Be a main sponsor for a fundraising event like the Purse Auction or Home Runs for the Homeless
  • Plan a fundraising event like a bus trip, wine tasting, pancake breakfast
  • Host an event for our families such as a Hayride, movie night, Easter Egg Hunt, Holiday party
  • Participate in facility care and upkeep by painting, landscaping, minor repairs
  • Donate Thanksgiving or Holiday dinner baskets for each family
  • Sponsor a family for back to school clothing needs

For Faith-Based and Civic Organizations

  • Painting, landscaping, minor repairs and other maintenance projects
  • Become an Apartment Sponsor
  • Host a BBQ, movie night, Easter Egg Hunt or some other fun family activity for the families
  • Plan a fundraising event like a bus trip, spaghetti dinner, community fair
  • Donate household goods and other toiletry and cleaning supply items
  • Plan and sponsor a diaper drive, gift card fundraiser, laundry quarter drive, Job Readiness fair, mattress drive
  • Provide childcare for Life Skills Workshops (background checks required for all volunteers 18 years of age or older to work with children)
  • Sponsor a family for back to school clothing needs

For Youth and Students

  • Painting, landscaping, minor repairs and other maintenance projects
  • Host a BBQ, movie night, Easter Egg Hunt or some other fun family activity for the families
  • Donate household goods and other toiletry and cleaning supply items
  • Sponsor a school supply drive
  • Plan a Halloween costume drive for kid’s costumes
  • Plan and host a holiday craft workshop for the children
 

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