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Oct 5, 2010 Cares Day

BullhornOpportunity Description

10 Volunteers will help prepare and serve lunch to seniors at the center and put up the fall decorations for the center

 Opp Details Schedule Icon Schedule

  • At 10:00 am on Tuesday, Oct 5
  • Arrive at the Henry Street Settlement Good Companions Senior Center - 334 Madison Street
  • Report to Elvira Yanes (A representative from NASDAQ/Convio in their iCare T-shirt will also be available.)
  • Around lunch time, you will break for 30 minutes. There are many restaurants in this area or feel free to bring your own sack lunch.
  • At 3:00 pm, you will be dismissed

Opp Details Transportation IconTransportation to Location

You must provide your own transportation to the location.

Tip: Take the front of the F train to East Broadway. Walking away from the Manhattan Bridge, walk approximately four long blocks and Senior Center will be on the right hand side. You will see a large sign with the Senior Center name on it.

Or, check the Hopstop web site for your best route(www.hopstop.com/?city=newyork).

If you plan to watch the Opening Bell Ceremony at 9:30 in Times Square, it is important to plan your route and let Shobie know that you will be arriving late.

Vol Details Attire Icon Appropriate Clothing

Casual, comfortable clothing -- You will get an official iCare T-shirt upon arrival at your location.

 Opp Details Special Details Icon Special Details

After signing up, you will receive an email that confirms the details of this opportunity. You should bring that email with you on Oct. 5 (either printed or on your cell phone).

Opp Details Contact Icon Contact for Questions and Concerns

Shobie Partos
Volunteer Opportunity Coordinator for Wall Street Cares Day
Entrepreneuers Foundation
shobie@givetoaustin.org
1-512-482-8894 (Office)

Note: Shobie is the Program Manager for Entrepreneurs Foundation, an organization in Austin, where she develops and implements strategic community involvement programs for employees of corporations like Convio and NASDAQ. She is our liason between the nonprofit organizations and the volunteers who sign up for Wall Street Cares Day.

 

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About This Organization

Founded in 1893 by social work pioneer Lillian Wald and based on Manhattan's Lower East Side, the Henry Street Settlement delivers a wide range of social service and arts programming to more than 50,000 New Yorkers each year.

Distinguished by a profound connection to its neighbors, a willingness to address new problems with swift and innovative solutions, and a strong record of accomplishment, Henry Street challenges the effects of urban poverty by helping families achieve better lives for themselves and their children.

Henry Street's core divisions include a multidisciplinary arts center, shelter and supportive services, behavioral and health services, senior services, home care services, a workforce development center, day care centers, and after school and summer programs for neighborhood youth.

Visit their web site for more information.