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JLB Volunteer-A-Thon
Birmingham, MI
04/09/2019 09:22 AM

BIRMINGHAM, MI The Junior League of Birmingham, MI (JLB) is pleased to announce their first annual Volunteer-A-Thon on Friday, April 12, 2019 through Saturday, April 13, 2019. This will be a 26.2 hour marathon of continuous voluntarism where League members will participate in various efforts benefiting Oakland County community outreach programs. The Volunteer-A-Thon seeks to build awareness for the Junior League of Birmingham and the organization’s commitment to supporting women in crisis in the community through trained voluntarism.

Over 80 Junior League members will participate in the marathon effort which will include:

=         Providing and serving meals at Haven of Oakland County, Grace Centers of Hope, and Hope Warming Center in Pontiac

=         Cleaning and preparing spring gardens at Lighthouse of Oakland County and Oakland Family Services

=         Cleaning an apartment home for human trafficking survivors for Hope Against Trafficking

=         Providing an after-school fun night with parents and children at CARE House of Oakland County

=         Over the midnight hours, volunteers will be making fleece tie blankets for donation to organizations in need, including Common Ground and Fleece & Thank You

President Anne Nechal shares, “We are thrilled to launch this marathon initiative. The Junior League of Birmingham, MI is proud to have over 60 years of history volunteering in the community. Continuing this legacy with both longtime and new community partners is an integral piece of our Mission, and we look forward to an impactful 26.2 hours.”

To learn more, follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jlbham or Instagram at @jlbmich. If you are interested in donating to the event or finding out how you can help, please contact volunteerathon@jlbham.org.

Please direct all inquiries to Alaina Trivax at volunteerathon@jlbham.org or (989) 944-3956.

 

About The Junior League of Birmingham, Inc.: The Junior League of Birmingham, Michigan, Inc., is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

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Alaina Trivax
(989) 944-3956
 
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