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Volunteer Opportunities Exist Despite Virus

If you are feeling a little stir crazy undeer the stay-at-home order, there is some volunteer work you can do to keep you occupied. Finding volunteer opportunities is as easy as dialing 2-1-1. That’s the number run by Connecting Point, which also operates a volunteer hub. Executive Director Heather Heckler says their number one need gets you outside–and that’s volunteering at Interfaith Food Ministry‚Ķ

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Interfaith is located at 440 Henderson Street in Grass Valley. The Freed Center for Independent Living has a phone reassurance program where you can check in on seniors or disabled residents, and just talk to them on the phone. Seniors can also use the phone to stay busy by joining a group with other seniors who share common interests…

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Also with the weather warming up, you could work on making your home or a neighbor’s fire safe. Just make sure you practice the appropriate social distancing. You can find other ideas on the online volunteer hub at volunteerhub.connectingpoint.org. You can also just dial 2-1-1.

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