Good Deeds Day

All over the world, hundreds of thousands choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good to improve the lives of others and positively change the world. Help us build a better future in Howard County with a day of tikkun olam.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

We continue to expand our volunteer options on Good Deeds Day and throughout the year. Help us continue our tradition of tikkun olam right here in Howard County. Show your support with a donation below (see the bottom of the page).

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Blessings in a Backpack and Blessing Bags

Where: Oakland Mills Interfaith Center: 5885 Robert Oliver Pl, Columbia, MD 21045
When: 2:30-4:00 pm
What: Make food bags for children from low-income homes and toiletry bags for the homeless. Each volunteer is asked to bring five pieces of fresh fruit.
Who: 6-12 year-olds with adult supervision
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 2:30 PM
 
Purchases: 1 No Charge
Purchases: 1 No Charge

Spring Art Projects at Lorien Health Center

Where: Lorien Health Center: 6334 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044
When: 1:30-2:30 pm
What: Join Bet Yeladim and PJ Library in Howard County to create spring projects with seniors at an assisted living facility. Please bring a small planting container or small pot to use for the craft.
Who: Families with pre-school age children
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 1:30 PM
 
Purchases: 1 No Charge
Purchases: 1 No Charge

Food on the 15th On-Site Food Pantry

Where: Tiber Hudson: 3120 Burgess Mill Way, Ellicott City, MD 21043
When: 2:00-4:00 pm
What: Set up a mini grocery store for seniors and help them bring their groceries back to their apartments. Please bring at least one of the following items to the pantry: tuna, peanut butter, low salt soups, canned vegetables, unsweetened cereals, prunes, canned fruit in its own juice or with Splenda, tin foil, plastic wrap, paper towels, toothpaste, toothbrushes, or individually wrapped toilet paper. Please no ramen, cup-o-noodles, or glass jars.
Who: Ages 10+; all children must have adult supervision
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 2:00 PM
 
Purchases: 1 No Charge
Purchases: 1 No Charge

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Where: Temple Isaiah Lobby: 12200 Scaggsville Rd, Fulton, MD 20759
When: 8:30 am-2:30 pm
What: Donate blood to save a life. Once you register here, be sure to sign up for a time slot at the link provided after registration.
Who: Adults and those 16-17 with parental permission
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 8:30 AM
 
Purchases: 1 No Charge
Purchases: 1 No Charge

Success in Style: Sorting & Labeling Clothing, Timeslot A

Where: Success in Style at Savage Mill 8600 Foundry St #4, Historic Savage Mill, Savage, MD 20763
When: 1:00-2:30 pm
What: Sort, hang, tag, and label clothing for an organization that assists men and women who want to gain independence through employment. Please bring donations of clothes, accessories, shoes, and for men and women--in bags, no hangers.
Who: Adults 18+
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 1:00 PM
 
Purchases: 1 No Charge

Success in Style: Sorting & Labeling Clothing, Timeslot B

Where: Success in Style at Savage Mill: 8600 Foundry St #4, Historic Savage Mill, Savage, MD 20763
When: 2:30-4:00 pm
What: Sort, hang, tag, and label clothing for an organization that assists men and women who want to gain independence through employment. Please bring donations of formal and casual clothes, accessories, and shoes for men and women--in bags, no hangers.
Who: Adults 18+
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 2:30 PM
 
Purchases: 1 No Charge

Small Miracles Rescue Shelter

Where: Small Miracles Cat & Dog Rescue: 10236 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042
When: Time 9:00-11:30 am
What: Care for animals and walk dogs at the animal shelter. Also accepting donations of donut-style cat beds, cat toys, and Petco, Walmart, or Target gift cards.
Who: Ages 18+ -- must be able to control a dog on a leash
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 8:00 AM
 
Purchases: 1 No Charge

Visiting Heartlands Senior Village

Where: Heartlands Village: 3004 N Ridge Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043
When: 2:00-3:00 pm
What: Interact with residents, play bingo, and enjoy the company of new friends!
Who: Children in 2nd-5th grades, accompanied by an adult
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 2:00 PM
 
Purchases: 1 No Charge
Purchases: 1 No Charge

Building Toy Bears for Children

Where: Build-A-Bear at Columbia Mall: 10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 2340, Columbia, MD 21044
When: 9:30 am
What: Build these famous toys, which will be donated to children in the hospital. Volunteers are asked to bring a donation of $5 per person.
Who: Young adults, ages 18-30
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 9:30 AM
 
Purchases: 1 No Charge

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