Opportunities

Ronald McDonald House
Contact: Dorris (304) 529-1122
Location: 1500 17th St., Huntington, 25701
rmhc.org | mchouse.org
Needs: check in families, bake, dinner, clean/yard service, or donations of household items (toiletries, packaged nonperishable food)

Huntington Health and Rehab
Contact: Annica Stansberry (304) 529-6031, email aastansberry@savasc.com
Location: 1720 17th Street, Huntington 25701
Needs: Every Tues night, Sat afternoon and Sunday afternoon Bingo, reading to patients, visiting with patients, one on one attention

The Special Olympics of WV
Contact: Linda Quinn (outreach director, volunteer coordinator)
Location: 1206 Virginia St East, suite 100, Charleston, WV 25301
sowv.org (Announcements for upcoming events found on website)  
Needs: Help with the year round events, such as the “summer games,” help with state events, such as time/score keeping and meal preparation for the WV “Special Olympic Games” and help with the county programs such as training, coaching, and chaperones.

Huntington City Mission
Contact: Lynn Clagg (304-523-0293), email lclagg@huntingtoncitymission.org
Location: 624 10th Street, PO Box 3, Huntington, WV 25706
huntingtoncitymission.org/
Needs: This website list some volunteer opportunities.  You will need to fill out a volunteer application.

Huntington Area Food Bank
Contact: Brooke Ash or Linda Pennington (304-523-6029), email brooke@hafb.org or linda@hafb.org
Location: 1327 7th Ave Huntington, WV 25701
hafb.org
Needs: This website has an events calendar to see what is coming up as a volunteer opportunity.

Hospice of Huntington
Contact: Lisa Floyd or Martha Persinger  (304-529-4217)
www.volunteerwv.org search for Hospice of Huntington
www.hospiceofhuntington.org
Needs: Ongoing basis - do a training, background, verification, etc., patient care volunteers, caregiver respite, etc.; One time - landscaping at Hospice House, delivery of supplies, receptionists at Hospice House, gift shop workers

Faith in Action
Contact: Executive Director, Rose Thornberg (304) 697-1274           
Needs: Provide non-medical assistance to the elderly.  Do volunteer work, household work, landscaping, taking to appointments, etc.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Contact: Patty Price Executive director (304- 522-2191), email: pprice@bbbstristate.org
Location: Somerville Bldg 501 5th Ave. Suite 3, Huntington, WV 25701
www.bbbstristate.org
Needs: Mentoring programs: School based (1h/week): go into school and tutor/mentor and Community based (1h/w or 4h/mo): pick kid up, go to movies, play in park, etc. Other events include the Annual Bowl for kids sake @ strike zone (May 17th): 4-5people/team with a minimum of $100 pledge/person; The Christmas Tree sale (Begins after thanksgiving): 3h shifts; work booth; Click to watch the BBBS promotion video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q48JOSsjTzQ

Branches Domestic Violence Shelter
Contact: Trudy (304) 529-2382
Needs: Paper products (toilet paper, sanitary napkins, paper towels, etc), 
Hygiene items (washcloths, hairbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, etc), USED CELL PHONES, Cleaning supplies
***The ladies working here make baskets that they give upon entry (w/ hygiene needs) and leaving (cleaning supplies) for those coming through the shelter. ***