Volunteer Connect Posts

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HRCA Volunteer of the Month

Krishna N. is the February Volunteer of the Month at Highlands Ranch Community Association. Krishna attends Rock Canyon High School and has been volunteering with the Therapeutic Recreation Dept. for over a year. He helps with soccer, sports camps, and unified ...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service – Jan 21

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. Millions of Americans honor Dr. King by contributing their time, hard ...
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Thank you HRMD volunteers!

There is no typical volunteer, there is no one volunteer like another, but they do have one thing in common – an interest in their community and desire to make a difference. The Highlands Ranch Metro District is lucky to have ...
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Welcome Renew Respite!

Renew Respite recently joined Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. Renew Respite is a free, monthly, respite program for families with children with cognitive, communication, emotional, and physical challenges and their siblings. One Friday night a ...
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HRCA Volunteer of the Month

Debbie is the December Volunteer of the Month at Highlands Ranch Community Association. Debbie has been volunteering with the Therapeutic Recreation Dept. for almost a year and her caring and sensitivity have made her a favorite of the athletes. She helps ...
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Turkey ROCK Trot

Volunteers are needed in Castle Rock at the Turkey Rock Trot on Thanksgiving Day! Help at the Race Start and Finish Lines, pass out medals and swag bags, supervise the Bounce House, help in the Beer Garden and much more ...
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Family Volunteer Day is Nov 17

Family Volunteer Day is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together, supporting their neighborhoods, communities and the world. Created by Points of Light in 1991, Family Volunteer Day is held annually the Saturday ...
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Make a Difference Day 2018

National Make a Difference Day is an annual community service event which is held on the fourth Saturday in October. Join many volunteers across the country on October 27, 2018 with a common mission to improve the lives of others through ...
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Mom & Daughter Duo

Mary Ellen and Katie Thurston are a dynamic mother and daughter duo. They are a great team and support the Lone Tree branch of Douglas County Libraries by volunteering 2 days a week. They started as shelvers and now help with ...
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Volunteer Connect Celebrates Milestone

Volunteer Connect Douglas County Celebrates 10,000-Volunteer Milestone! Volunteer Connect Douglas County has been connecting volunteers with nonprofit organizations in the county since January 2014 via its interactive website at VolunteerConnectDC.org. Recently, the organization reached a significant milestone: More than 10,000 volunteers ...
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Dish Cares Volunteers

The volunteers from Dish elevated the Oregon Trail program at the Castle Pines Library with their enthusiasm and good humor. From playing a maniacal thief to celebrating participants little wins, the Dish Cares team made the event so much more fun ...
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Art Stop on the Go

Every month the Philip S. Miller Library hosts “Art Stop on the Go” where kids ages 6-12 do literature-based art projects with presenters from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. This active and exciting event relies on volunteer help. Recently, volunteers ...
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Be part of the Parker Christmas Carriage Parade!

Do you enjoy events, like to meet new people and want to give back to the community? If you love Parker and want to be a part of helping us keep our hometown feel, we’d love to have you join our ...
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National Day of Service and Remembrance – September 11th

September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of efforts, originally launched in 2002 that promotes community service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service ...
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Welcome American Diabetes Association!

American Diabetes Association is a new member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. 1 in 11 Americans has diabetes today. Together, let’s help every 1. Their mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve ...
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Welcome NMSS!

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) is a new member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. NMSS exists because there are people with MS. Their vision is a world free of MS. Everything they do is focused ...
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Welcome Project ReCycle!

Project ReCycle is a new member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. Project ReCycle is a Colorado, Douglas county based 501(c)3 Non-Profit. Project ReCycle was founded in 2010 to provide smiles to children all over Colorado ...
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The Lion Volunteer

Have you ever read the children’s book “Library Lion” by Michelle Knudsen? In the story, a lion starts visiting the local library but runs into trouble as he tries to both obey the rules and help his librarian friend. At the ...
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Welcome Sidekicks for Sight Puppy Club!

Sidekicks for Sight Puppy Club is a new member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. Sidekicks for Sight is a puppy raising club for Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB). They raise puppies for about a ...
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Book Start Volunteer Testimonial

I am a retired teacher in the Book Start program. I have been reading to children ages 2 to 5, every Thursday at a lovely day care center for over 6 years. Of all the volunteer opportunities I have had, Book ...
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Welcome Colorado HorsePower!

Colorado HorsePower is now a member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. Colorado HorsePower, Inc. is a nonprofit therapeutic riding center which began in 1984 with a vision of supporting elementary children in the Castle Rock ...
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