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 Ariana for more information or to schedule your volunteer experience.

For Individuals

Serve on event planning committee
Donate paper goods, diapers, cleaning supplies and toiletries
Donate household goods and furniture
Help sort donations and keep supply area organized
Help pick-up donations
Preparing mailings for major events
Mentor 1 on 1 with a client
Life Skills Workshop Speaker
Donate your services as a skilled trades worker (plumber, electrician, general contractor, etc.)
Donate your professional services

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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