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Volunteer Activities are BACK!

Volunteer activities happen throughout the year. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in participating during an event listed below or if you have a specific day and activity to bring a team of volunteers to.   Turning Points First Friday volunteer activities are specifically geared toward corporate team building.

A Glance at our Upcoming Volunteer Events!

 Saturday, July 24, 2021, 6 to 9pm: Family Movie Night

Help our staff at CUA3 in hosting a family movie night! Simpson Playground, 1010 Arrott St, Philadelphia, PA 19124

 Late Summer 2021: Community Garden and Block Clean-up: CUA9 will be creating a small community garden with neighbors, date TBD and CUA10 is hosting a block clean-up in the West Philadelphia section of the city. Sweep, pick-up trash, and meet new friends while helping promote wellness in our city’s neighborhoods.

 Late August TBD: Back-to-School Drive: CUA5 and CUA10 will host a back to school event and hand out supplies, such as backpacks, pencils, art supplies, notebooks, and so on, to children and youth in the neighborhoods they serve.

October TBD: Winter Coat Giveaway: Turning Points annual winter coat giveaway.

Friday, November 5, 2021, 2-5pm: Thanksgiving and Brighter Holidays Kick-Off! Help us provide Thanksgiving dinner essentials to our families while kicking-off Brighter Holidays season!

 Friday Dec. 3rd 2-5pm, Sat. Dec. 11th 10-1pm and Sat. Dec. 18th 10-1pm: Brighter Holidays!  Help us ensure that our youth in foster care have a meaningful holiday by joining us in gift-wrapping, card-making and more!

 March-April TBD: Prom Collection and Event: Our prom dress and accessory drive will take place in March followed by our April Prom event.

 April TBD: Iftar Dinner: Help our staff to run an Iftar Dinner for families celebrating Ramadan.

Volunteers should be at least 16 years old. We are happy to arrange off site volunteer events and 3rd party fundraisers for those under 16 who want to help. You can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out more or check out our volunteer guidelines here.

Turning Points is happy to announce our new partnership with Civic Champs which will be very help with volunteer activities. Civic Champs is a digital platform that allows nonprofit organizations to easily keep track of all of the time that wonderful volunteers like you donate to their cause. To learn more on how you can sign up, please see the FAQ Sheet here or click the button below to view our event calendar and make a volunteer account. You can check the calendar for updates on any upcoming events! 

 

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