Council projects for 2017

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Northeast Council Projects

2017 PROJECTS

MARCH

PROJECTDRESS-A-BEAR – Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland Family Rooms

Volunteers needed to dress “au natural” bears for children in need of a furry friend.

DATE:  February 20–March 14,2017

CONTACT: Diana at 216-476-6105 or dr7593@att.com

 

APRIL

 

FUNDRAISER:  CASINO BUS TRIP – sold out

Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, PA

DATE: Saturday, April 8, 2017

CONTACT: Gretchen Lendvay at gretmomm@aol.com

 

 

PROJECT: FILL THE HOUSE 

Volunteers needed to purchase NEW household items for young adults aging out

of foster care:  Dishes/glasses/cutlery (serving for 4), toaster, dishtowels/cloths,

food storage containers (microwave, freezer and dishwasher safe), mixing bowls,

pots/pans, cookie sheets, colander, cutting board, oven mitts, kitchen utensil set.

DATE:  April 3–21, 2017

CONTACT: Diana at 216-476-6105 or dr7593@att.com

MAY

PROJECT: RITE AID CLEVELAND MARATHON

DATE: Sunday, May 21, 2017

CONTACT: Ron at 440-349-4752 or rk1936@att.com or http://volunteer.truist.com/bvu-3/org/10359437489.html

 

PROJECT: TUG TOYS FOR TOTO

DATE: May 5-19, 2017

CONTACT: Pat Rzonca at pr1941@att.com 

 

JUNE

PROJECT: PIONEER PICNIC – RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

DATE: June, 2017

CONTACT: Kevin Lynch at 216-822-7283 or kl1652@att.com

 

JULY

PROJECT: TOOLS FOR LEARNING

Volunteers needed to purchase basic school supplies – list to be provided.

The Pioneers will purchase and stuff the backpacks with the supplies you provide.

DATE: July 10-28, 2017

CONTACT: Diana at 216-476-6105 or dr7593@att.com

 

AUGUST

PROJECT: PEDAL TO THE POINT

A variety of volunteer opportunities are available to support 2000+ cyclists

along the route from Brunswick to Ashland.

DATE: August 5-6, 2017

CONTACT: Mary Karahuta at 440-327-8510 or maredon@oh.rr.com

 

SEPTEMBER

PROJECT: HOMELESS UNDER THE BRIDGE

Volunteers needed to purchase NEW items:  individually wrapped toilet paper rolls,

flashlights, travel size First Aid kits, foot powder, deodorant, toothbrushes/toothpaste,

combs/hairbrushes, sealable wet wipe packs, hooded plastic rain ponchos.

DATE: September 1-15, 2017

CONTACT: Diana at 216-476-6105 or dr7593@att.com

 

OCTOBER

PROJECT: 10TH ANNUAL PIONEER PAJAMA PARTY

Buy a pair of NEW, warm pajamas for children in need.

DATE: October 2-20, 2017

CONTACT: Anita at 216-822-2522 or aj1462@att.com

 

PROJECT: MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY

DATE: Saturday, October 28, 2017

WHERE: TBD

CONTACT:   Pat Rzonca at pr1941@att.com

 

NOVEMBER

PROJECT: SPECIAL OLYMPICS SWIM MEET

DATE: Saturday, November 11, 2017

CONTACT: Rich Despoth at 440-838-3406 or rd2858@att.com

 

PROJECT: FEED THE HUNGRY – THANKSGIVING DINNER

DATE: Sunday

WHERE:  TBD

CONTACT: Rich Despoth at 440-838-3406 or rd2858@att.com

 

PROJECT: HOLIDAY – TBD…

Purchase a NEW… / Must be unwrapped.

DATE: November 17 – December 8, 2017

CONTACT: Diana at 216-476-6105 or dr7593@att.com

 

DECEMBER

Southeast Council Projects

2016 Projects

June
PROJECT:
Special Olympics – Tent Town
Volunteers needed to serve chips and drinks to the athletes that are competing in the Summer Special Olympics on The OSU campus
DATE: June 24, 25 2016
CONTACT: Quentin Jung via e-mail @ qj1257@att.com or by phone at 614-223-7266

Jeff Hayworth @ jh7645@att.com

August
PROJECT:
Mayor Ginther’s FamJam and Family Reunion,
Genoa Park, 303 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215
DATE: Sat August 27th, 2016 (time TBD)
CONTACT: Josephine Gonzalez-Grim at jg3824@att.com

December
PROJECT:
Group Home Christmas
Volunteers will purchase gifts and help distribute to a local men’s group home for the Christmas holiday.
DATE: December (exact date forthcoming)
CONTACT: Quentin Jung via e-mail @ qj1257@att.com or by phone at 614-223-7266

PROJECT: Special Olympics Swim Meet
Volunteers needed to prepare sack lunches for the athletes that are competing in the yearly swim meet at the Special Olympics on The OSU campus
DATE: Dec 3, 2016 (begin at approx. 8a)
CONTACT: Quentin Jung via e-mail @ qj1257@att.com or by phone at 614-223-7266

Northwest Council Projects

No scheduled projects at this time.  As projects are scheduled, please notify the webmaster so they can be added to this section.

Southwest Council Projects

No scheduled projects at this time.  As projects are scheduled, please notify the webmaster so they can be added to this section.

Ongoing Council projects

 (recurring events throughout the year)

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Northeast Council Ongoing Projects

PROJECT: CLEVELAND FOOD BANK

10-15 volunteers (age 14 and older) needed to sort and pack food items.

DATE: First Wednesday of every month / 6PM – 8PM

LOCATION: 15500 Waterloo Road, Downtown Cleveland

CONTACT: Gretchen Lendvay at gretmomm@aol.com

 

 

PROJECT: CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS

In need of used cell phones. Phones to be recycled and funds will be used to

buy prepaid phone cards for active duty military members. Please add a note

indicating the phone is for “Cell Phones for Soldiers” and send via co-mail to contact below.

CONTACT: Mark Williams, 525 Vine St, Room 406, Cincinnati, OH 45202

mswilliams@att.com

 

PROJECT: PIONEER RE-CYCLISTS

Repair and recondition donated bikes of all sizes.  Bikes are used as rewards for

good grades, attendance, and citizenship in local inner city schools.  Also seeking

bike donations, particularly 16” and 20” models, regardless of condition.

DATE: Tuesdays / 9AM – 12PM

LOCATION: Broadway United Methodist Church, 5246 Broadway Av, Cleveland

CONTACT: Steve Pevec at 440-238-8435

Southeast Council Ongoing Projects

PROJECT: Food Bank
Mid-Ohio Food Bank, Columbus, OH
5 volunteer slots available, however please contact Cortney for further details (contact info below)
DATE: 1st Tuesday of each month, 6pm – 8pm
CONTACT: Cortney Marovich at cm3518@att.com or by
phone at 614-223-8432

Northwest Council Ongoing Projects

No scheduled projects at this time.  As projects are scheduled, please notify the webmaster so they can be added to this section.

Southwest Council Ongoing Projects

PROJECT: Food Bank
Mid-Ohio Food Bank, Columbus, OH
5 volunteer slots available, however please contact Cortney for further details (contact info below)
DATE: 1st Tuesday of each month, 6pm – 8pm
CONTACT: Cortney Marovich at cm3518@att.com or by
phone at 614-223-8432