2019 Make A Difference Day Project List

This is just the beginning!  Check back daily as more projects are added.  If you are interested in signing up for a project, you can sign-up via email at makadif@aol.com, on this site, or check the Special Announcments page for other registration site listings.

Projects with a * after the number are "happily filled" and do not require any more volunteers.

 

Project #: 1

Project Description:  Drop in Projects Assemble toiletry bags for homeless men, comfort bags for abused women,

arts and crafts kits for children in need, and Hug a Senior Bags

Date: October 26,  9:30 AM set up, 10 am assembly

Organization: Westport Make A  Difference Day

# Volunteers:                          Children (Y/N):Y

Report to: Branson Hall at Christ and Holy Trinity Church, Westport

Other: 

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Project #: 2

Project Description:   Various Collections (See Collection List)

Date:  All month

Organization: Mercy Learning Center

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N): Teens

Report to: 

Other: 

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Project #: 3

Project New or Gently Used Halloween Costumes

Date: now through Oct 15

Organization: Al's Angels for Bridgeport Schools

# Volunteers:                      Children (Y/N): 

Report to: Drop off at Saugatuck Sweets in Westport or Fairfield

Other:

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Project #: 4

Project Description: Paint Basement Walls and Cement Floors

Date: Oct 22, Oct 29, or Oct 30

Organization: Domestic Violence Crisis Center

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N): 

Report to: 111 Summer St, Ste 203, Stamford, 10 am - leave from there to house

Other: 

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Project #: 5

Project Description: Expand 3 box compost bin to 5 

Date: 

Organization: Earthplace

# Volunteers:         4                 Children (Y/N):n

Report to:  

Other: 

 

Project #: 6

Project Description:  Festival Activities -oversee and provide guidance of festival

Date:10/6 

Organization: Earthplace

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):Y teens

Report to: 10 Woodside Lane, Westport

Other:  

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Project #: 7

Project Description: Painting and scraping of 3 exterior doors, general yard clean up, fall flowers

Date: 

Organization: CLASP Group Home

# Volunteers:       5-6                  Children (Y/N):y

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 8*

Project Description:  Fall clean up

Date: 

Organization: Children's Community Daycare Center

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 9

Project Description:  New or Gently Used Halloween Costumes

Date: 

Organization: Cardinal Shehan Center, Bridgeport

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: TBD

Other:  

Project #: 10

Project Description:  Landscaping, prepping garden for winter

Date: 10/26 or 10/27

Organization: Homes with Hope

# Volunteers:      4-6                   Children (Y/N):Y

Report to: 90 Saugatuck Ave

Other:  email makadif@aol.com for details

Project #: 11

Project Description:  New Sock Collection

Date: October

Organization: Assumption Church

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 12

Project Description:  Gently Used Shoes

Date: 10/1-10/18

Organization: Soles4Souls Collection at Senior Center and Town Hall

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 21 Imperial Ave, Westport - Drop off box

Other:  

Project #: 13

Project Description:  Parking Lot Clean Ups

Date: any time

Organization: Westport Conservation Dept

# Volunteers:    10-15                     Children (Y/N):

Report to: Contact makadif@aol.com for details

Other:  

Project #: 14*

Project Description:  Photos Taken for website

Date: schedule

Organization: Positive Directions

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: email makadif@aol.com for contact

Other:  

Project #: 15

Project Description:  New Sock Collection

Date: 

Organization: St. Paul Christian School

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):y

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #:16

Project Description:  Cereal Collection

Date: 

Organization: Bedford Middle School

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 17*

Project Description:  Used Eyeglass Collection

Date: 

Organization: Y's Men

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 18*

Project Description:  Pink Aid Fashion Show

Date: 10/2 and 10/3

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 19*

Project Description:  American Parkinson's Disease Association Walk

Date: 10/5

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 20*

Project Description:  Filling in the Blanks Packing Event

Date: 10/6

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 21*

Project Description:  Person2Person Food Pantry

Date: 10/12 and 10/26

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #:22*

Project Description:  Wakeman Town Farm Maintenance

Date: 

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 23*

Project Description:  Chowderfest

Date: 10/5

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #:24*

Project Description:  My Team Triumph SONO 5k

Date: 10/6

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #:25*

Project Description:  Wakeman Town Farm - Rolling in the Dough Cooking Classes

Date: 10/11, 10/18, 10/25

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 26*

Project Description:  Wakeman Farm Town Farm Oktoberfest

Date: 10/12

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #:27*

Project Description:  Westoberfest

Date: 10/19

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

 

Project #: 28*

Project Description:  League of Women Voters Board of Ed Debate

Date:  10/21

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 29*

Project Description:  Wakeman Town Farm Holiday Baking Cooking Classes

Date: 10/24

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 

Project Description: 

Organization: 

Date: 

# Volunteers:                              Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:

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Project #: 30*

Project Description:  CES Spooktacular

Date: 10/25

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 31*

Project Description:  KHS Pumpkin Palooza

Date: 10/25

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 32*

Project Description:  LLS Monster Mash

Date: 10/25

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 33*

Project Description:  SES BOO Bash

Date: 10/25

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #:34*

Project Description:  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Walk

Date: 10/26

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 35*

Project Description:  :League of Women Voters Debates

Date: 10/28

Organization: SLOBS

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:  

Project #: 36

Project Description:  Diaper Drive

Date: 10/26

Organization: National Charity League for the Mercy Learning Center

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):

Report to: Westport Stop & Shop, 10 am -2 pm

Other:  

Project #: 37*

Project Description: Food Drive

Organization: Girl Scouts

Date: 

# Volunteers:                              Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:

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Project #: 38*

Project Description: Plant bulbs at Westport Senior Center

Organization: Builders Beyond Borders

Date: 10/5

# Volunteers:                              Children (Y/N):y

Report to: 

Other:

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Project #: 39*

Project Description: Weeding at Lillian Wadsworth Arboretum

Organization: Builders Beyond Borders

Date: 10/5

# Volunteers:                              Children (Y/N):y

Report to: 

Other:

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Project #: 40*

Project Description: Earthplace Festival 

Organization: Builders Beyond Borders

Date: 10/6

# Volunteers:                              Children (Y/N):y

Report to: 

Other:

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Project #: 41*

Project Description: STAR House Weeding

Organization: Builders Beyond Borders

Date: 10/19

# Volunteers:                              Children (Y/N):y

Report to: 

Other:

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Project #: 42*

Project  Oyster Shell Park Coastal Cleanup

Organization: Builders Beyond Borders

Date:10/26

# Volunteers:                             Children (Y/N):y

Report to:

Other:

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Project #: 43*

Project Truck or Treat at the Caroline House

Organization:St. Luke Youth Group

Date:10/27  11-2

# Volunteers:                         Children (Y/N):y

Report to: 

Other:

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Project #: 44*

Project Daffodil bulb collection for Caroline House

Organization:The Parent Child Center

Date:10/26 bulb drop off

# Volunteers:                           Children (Y/N):

Report to: 90 Hillspoint Rd, Westport in morning

Other:

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Project #: 45*

Project  Food Collection for Mercy Learning Center

Organization: Boys Scouts

Date:

# Volunteers:                           Children (Y/N):

Report to:

Other:

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Project #: 46*

Project 

Organization:

Date

# Volunteers:                             Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:

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Project #: 47*

Project 

Organization:

Date:

# Volunteers:                             Children (Y/N):

Report to: 

Other:

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