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October

Saint Louis Science Center

What: Volunteers are needed for SciFest: The Great Outdoors Expo, and all-day free event that connects the public to STEM experts and organizations.  Assist with activities, booths, greeting, and providing general assistance to the public.
When: Saturday, October 12 anytime 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Where: 5050 Oakland Ave. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Ruth Watt, 314-289-1423 or ruth.watt@slsc.org

National Kidney Foundation

What: Volunteers are needed for a Keep Healthy Kidneys screening, assisting medical practitioners with kidney screening of high-risk adults from low-income communities.
When: Saturday, October 12 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Hazelwood East High School, 1130 Dunn Rd. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For more information, contact Jane Delworth at jane.delworth@kidney.org or 314-961-2828, ext. 482.

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St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Families Run for Ovarian Cancer 5K/1 Mile Walk and Run.  Assist with Pre-race setup, registration, raffling, water stations, and more.
When: Sunday, October 13 from 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Soldier's Memorial, Downtown (directions via Google Maps) *Metro link Accessible* 
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For more information, contact Robyn Hunter at 314-966-7562 or rhunter@sloca.org

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National Kidney Foundation

What: Volunteers are needed for a Keep Healthy Kidneys screening, assisting medical practitioners with kidney screening of high-risk adults from low-income communities.
When: Sunday, October 13 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: St. Cecilia's Parish and School, 5418 Louisiana (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For more information, contact Jane Delworth at jane.delworth@kidney.org or 314-961-2828, ext. 482.

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Butterfly House

What: Volunteers are needed to assist with our Spiders, Scorpions and Owls...Oh My! fundraiser event, helping with activities, serving food/drink, and pedestrian traffic control.  
When: Sunday, October 13 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where: 15193 Olive Blvd. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Curtis Parsons at butterflyhouse@mobot.org or 314-577-0888.

Saint Louis Zoo

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo, a non -scary, kid friendly evening experience filled with activities, entertainment, treats, and fun.  Help in the game zone, kids craft booths, and more.  
When: Any evening October 15-30, from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Saint Louis Zoo (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For more information, contact Rachel Drochter at 314-646-4670 or rdrochter@stlzoo.org

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Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

What: Volunteers are needed for our Trivia Night fundraiser, helping with all aspects of the event.
When: Friday, October 18 from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: CBC High School, 1850 De la Salle Dr. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Alan Ellis, 314-291-3857 or alan@loavesandfishes-stl.org.

Springboard to Learning

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual fundraiser, a Gala and Lip Sync Competition.  Light dinner provided.
When: Friday, October 19 from 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Where: Bissinger's, 1600 N. Broadway (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Brenda Butler at bbutler@springboardstl.org or 314-768-9669.

Brightside St. Louis and Great Rivers Greenway

What: Volunteers are needed for the 17th Annual River Des Peres Trash Bash, helping clean the waterway at various points.
When: Saturday, October 19 from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Lunch provided.
Where: Multiple locations along the River Des Peres.  
Contact: Elysia Musumeci, elysia@brightsidestl.org.

Project Restore

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Parade fundraising event.  Help with greeting, registration, dog selfie stations, food sales, and clean-up.
When: Saturday, October 19 anytime 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Joe Glik Park, 710 E. Lake Dr. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Catherin Keck, 618-781-4193 or ckeck@project-restore.org.

Interfaith Partnership of St. Louis

What: Volunteers are needed to act as greeters for our fundraising dinner, held in the Busch Student Center.  Business attire required.
When: Thursday, October 24 from 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: Wool Ballrooms of the BSC   *On Campus*  
Contact: Mary Pederson, 314-918-2541 or maryp@interfaithstl.org.

National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual 5K Walk/Run, assisting with event set-up, registration, check-in, course management, and clean-up.
When: Saturday, October 26 from 7:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Where: Tower Grove Park, 4256 Magnolia Ave.  (directions via Google Maps)  
Contact: Sharmene Smith at ssmith@pcoschallenge.org.  Please use subject line "Volunteer - St. Louis PCOS 5K".

St. Louis ARC

Non-profit organization that engages youth and young adults in social, educational, and recreational activities.
What: Volunteers are needed for Archtoberfest, our annual celebration of the people we serve.  Help with activities, game booths, serving food and drinks, and more!
When: Saturday, October 26 anytime 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Lunch provided.
Where: 1240 Dautel Ln. (directions via Google Maps)  
Contact: Megan Blackburn, 314-817-2234 or mblackburn@slarc.org.

Butterfly House

What: Volunteers are needed to assist with our Bug Ball event.  Help children and their families with crafts, serving food/drinks, handing out treats and giveaways, and other fun Halloween activities.
When: Saturday, October 26 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: 15193 Olive Blvd. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Curtis Parsons at butterflyhouse@mobot.org or 314-577-0888.

 

November

Let Me Run - St. Louis

Non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring boys in grades 3-8 through the power of running to be themselves, build healthy relationships, and lead active lives.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Let Me Run FallFest 5K, assisting with all aspects of the race and the festival that will follow.
When: Saturday, November 2 from 7:30 a.m - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Missouri Baptist University, 1 College Park Dr. (directions via Google Maps)  
Contact: Monica Wohlberg at monicaw@letmerun.org

Christian Friends of New Americans

What: Volunteers are needed for our monthly free health screening for immigrants and refugees to assist with registration, and depending on the number of clients, assist the practitioners. No medical background required.  Volunteers must register by the Wednesday before clinic day.
When: Saturday, November 2 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon.
Where: 4019 S. Grand Blvd. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Laura Brink at lbrink@cfna-stl.org or 314-249-9219.

Bilingual International Assistant Services

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Trivia Night Fundraiser, assisting with set-up, greeting, table running, and more.
When: Saturday, November 2 anytime 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where: Webster Groves Masonic Temple, Lockwood and Elm Ave. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Leah Star at 339-223-6442 or leah.star@bilingualstl.org.

St. Patrick Center

What: Volunteers are needed for the annual Veterans Day 5K in Downtown St. Louis.  Help with registration, course marshalling, the family activity area, and tear-down.
When: Saturday, November 9 anytime 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Soldiers Memorial (directions via Google Maps).  *Metro link accessible*
Contact: Katie Joseph at 314-802-0681 or kjoseph@stpatrickcenter.org.

Special Olympics Missouri

What: Volunteers are needed for a bowling tournament for our athletes with developmetal disabilities.
When: Saturday, November 9 or Sunday, November 10 anytime 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Brunswick Bowling, 1254 Dougherty Ferry Road (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Register by clicking below.  For more information, contact Dillen Mayfield at mayfield@somo.org

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Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Trivia Night Fundraiser.
When: Saturday, November 9 from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: CBC High School, 1850 De la Salle Dr. (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Abigail Beckord at 314-961-2504 or abigail@dsagsl.org.

Girls on the Run St. Louis

What: Volunteers are needed for the Girls on the Run 5K., helping thousands or girls participate in the race which is the culmination of our program's season.  
When: Thursday, November 14 or Friday, November 15 (Packet Pickup and Registration) anytime 9:45 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 16 (Race Day) anytime 5:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Where: Packet Pickup at various locations; Race Day is at Soldiers Memorial (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Register by clicking below.  Courtney Turner at courtney.turner@gotrstl.org.

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No Girl Left Behind

What: Volunteers are needed to assist with a transformative and empowering workshop for girls in grades 9-12 at Gateway STEM High School, helping with a variety of tasks to help make the program run smoothly.
When: Friday, November 15 from 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Gateway STEM High School (directions via Google Maps).  
Contact: Emily Zaroogian at emilynglb@gmail.com.

Saint Louis Science Center

What: Volunteers are needed for SciFest: Health, and all-day free event that connects the public to health experts and organizations. Assist with activities, booths, greeting, and providing general assistance to the public.
When: Saturday, November 16 anytime 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Where: 5050 Oakland Ave. (directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Ruth Watt, 314-289-1423 or ruth.watt@slsc.org

Asthma and Allergy Foundation

What: Volunteers are needed for our Nerd Nite Trivia Fundraiser, helping with the silent auction, scoring, serving as judges, and set-up/take-down.
When: Saturday, November 16 from either Noon - 3:00 p.m. (set-up) or 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (event).
Where: The J Center, 2 Millstone Campus Dr. (directions via Google Maps). 
Contact: Marjorie Moore at 314-645-2422 or mmoore@aafastl.org.