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Aunt Mary’s Storybook
December 21, 2017 @ 8:45 am - 6:30 pm
Companions Journeying Together’s Aunt Mary’s Storybook project is seeking some gift wrappers for their annual holiday gift wrapping fundraiser at the Chicago Ridge Mall (444 Chicago Ridge Mall, Chicago Ridge). Volunteers will be wrapping gifts at the mall in exchange for a free-will donation from the patrons. All the funds raised will be directed to Aunt Mary’s Storybook.
Aunt Mary’s Storybook connects incarcerated parents and grandparents in sixteen correctional facilities across Illinois. The program helps the participants choose books their children. They also assist the participants in recording themselves reading the book to the children. The organization then sends the book and recording to the child on the outside. It not only promotes family connectedness, but also the importance of literacy and education.
The organization is desperately seeking volunteers for any shifts between the hours indicated for the days below.
Tue Dec 19: any time between 1 pm and 10:30 pm
Wed Dec 20: any time between 10 am and 10:30 pm
Thu Dec 21: any time between 8:45 am and 6:30 pm
Fri Dec 22: any time between 8:45 am and 6:30 pm
Sun Dec 24: any time between 7:45 am and 7 pm
If you are interested in volunteering, please email Jenny Acosta Talbot, the fundraiser coordinator, via email at email@example.com.