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Ways to Make a Difference at St. Leonard’s

Share your time:

  • Be a mentor and provide a support network to a resident.
  • Be a tutor and teach new skills in math, literacy, resume building/writing, computers/internet, or finance/budgeting.
  • Share your special skill as a plumber, electrician, gardener, carpenter, cosmetologist, etc.
  • Use your expertize by assisting with graphic design, photography, writing, social media, blogging, outreach, office support, event planning, fundraising or share your unique talent.
  • Assist with special projects in the office.

Support residents in need:

  • Coordinate a special drive to collect necessities for residents including personal care products, toiletries, cleaning supplies, etc.
  • Make “care boxes” for our residents moving from St. Leonard’s into their own homes.
  • Provide a meal for our residents.
  • Donate a new item from our Amazon wish list, donate a gift card or support the Holiday Gift Program.

Spread the word:

  • Invite St. Leonard’s to speak at your faith community or community organization.
  • Become a fan of St. Leonard’s on Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Join our volunteer network and share the ongoing work of St. Leonard’s.
  • Build our network by telling friends and family about St. Leonard’s and invite them to take a tour.
  • Share your passion by speaking about St. Leonard’s at community events, organizations, workplaces and within your networks.

Provide support:

  • Attend a St. Leonard’s event including the Annual Picnic, Gala, or other activities.
  • Make an annual financial donation.
  • Host a fundraising event with the proceeds benefiting St. Leonard’s.
  • Share your time and talent by joining a committee.
  • Designate St. Leonard’s as your charity at Amazon Smile and they will donate .05% of qualifying purchases.
  • Leverage the matching gift program at your or your significant other’s workplace.

 

Make a charitable donation to support the men and women who participate in programming.

Volunteer your time with a group or as an individual.

To learn more about ways to make a difference and additional opportunities contact: Gloria Riley, Development Volunteer Coordinator: gloria.riley@slministries.org ~ 312.894.7981