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Volunteer Visions Spring-Summer
2015 Newsletter
Sponsored by Rayonier Advanced Materials

From the Board of Directors and staff of the Nassau County Volunteer Center, withes for a warm and sunny summer 2015!

Volunteer Center Happenings:

The 15th Annual G.O.K.I.D.S campaign (Giving our Kids Important Daily Supplies), sponsored each year by the Nassau County Volunteer Center’s Corporate Volunteer Council, will be held from July 6-August 5, 2015. In this campaign, school supplies are collected for needy students in every school in Nassau County and distributed by the schools at the beginning of the school year. Pencils, pens, markers, paper, notebooks, backpacks and more are requested. School supply drop-off locations include both branches of First Federal Bank, VyStar Credit Union, and First Coast Community Bank; CBC National Bank; Century 21/John T. Ferreira; City of Fernandina Beach City Hall and Utilities; Amelia Dental Group; Hilliard Pharmacy, Town Hall, Recreation Center, Library, and Winn-Dixie.
The GOKIDS campaign is also supported by the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Rayonier Inc., and RockTenn.

The Volunteer Center, in partnership with the Fernandina Beach Committee of the Callahan Lions Club, continues to collect used eyeglasses and sunglasses for repair and recycling to those in need. Please drop off any of these at the Volunteer Center when you can.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Got an hour or two once or twice a week? Why not deliver meals on wheels to elderly shut in. You might be the only person they see that day! The Council On Aging your help for its Meals on Wheels Program.

Want to support the arts? Consider volunteering for a shift at the Fernandina Little Theatre’s “Spaghetti Western” on Saturday, July 18. Volunteers are need for two-hour shifts in the morning and late afternoon. Contact Bonnie at fltinfomail@gmail.com.

Like to work outside and help the environment? Then, the Friends of Fort Clinch can put you to work in historic Fort Clinch, an island gem.

Love the feel of a book in your hand? Like to meet people – be around books – know what the newest best sellers are? If so, the newly renovated Nassau County Library would like to talk with you.

The volunteer opportunities mentioned above are just a few of those available in Nassau County. Why not lend your time and talents to one or more of those listed in our “Wishbook Agency List” on the scrolldown under “Volunteering” on our menu? Submit a volunteer application from this website and we will put you to work, making a difference!

   

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New in the community? Volunteering is a great way to get to know the area and make new friends.

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The Nassau Volunteer Center staff provides technical assistance and presentations to organizations and individuals interested in volunteering. The center will help you pick and connect you with right agency for your interests.

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RECRUITING
Each year more than 3,000 volunteers from the Center assist area non-profits. The Skills Bank and Community Board Bank connect volunteers with skills to agencies that need these skills to achieve their service mission.
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HELP SERVE
Businesses help through the Corporate Volunteer Council... Individuals help through agencies. Results benefit children, adults, senior and handicapped. The center administers FEMA Funds to partner agencies.
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We CELEBRATE
The Center recognizes the contributions made by local volunteers. We also raise the funds required to maintain our level of service and develop new programs.
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        15th Annual G.O.K.I.D.S Campaign      
 

Learn more about United Way
Learn more about the Points of Light Institute

Learn more about FAVC

    Corporate Volunteers for GOKIDS
Some of the Corporate Volunteers of the 2014 G.O.K.I.D.S. campaign
 
       

donated supplies for GOKIDS
The 14th annual G.O.K.I.D.S. school supply drive, sponsored by the Volunteer Center's Corporate Volunteer Council, once again yielded donations of the thousands of dollars of school supplies for Nassau County students.

     
               
               
             
       

 

       
                 
       
       
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