Raking yards for older adults who are no longer physically able to rake and can't afford to hire help.
Roll up your sleeves, grab a rake, gather some of your favorite people and have a great time while making a difference in the lives of older adults in Kansas City.
WHO: We need volunteer's to make this event a success and we know there are many willing hands in Kansas City to make it successful. KC Shepherd's Center is looking to partner with businesses, families, churches, schools, scout groups, civic groups and individuals that are ready to chip in!
WHAT: Raking yards for older adults who are no longer physically able to rake and can't afford to hire help. We also have a new volunteer role this year being a Driver! Volunteer will drive own vehicle (truck) to specific homeowner route, pick up and load yard waste bags and drop off waste at designated city required location.
WHEN: Volunteer check in begins at 9 a.m. on November 7th, 2020.
WHERE: Central United Methodist Church-5144 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64112 and homes of assigned Older adults in.
HOW: Raking generally takes 2-4 hours per team. Volunteers will meet and check-in and be given their yard assignments that morning.
PRO TIP: We will provide rakes, gloves and yard bags.
Do you have a leaf blower (leaf blowers are a game changer)? You can bring it!
Have a favorite rake or items that will help? Bring them! Know some extra strong friends or friends that are looking for a great way to give back? Bring them too!
**Please note if you are volunteering as a team, each member will need to signup individually and include group name**
If you have friends that you would like to share this please feel free!