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YMCA Togetherhood Back to School Event for Kids in Community

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Jul 15, 2017
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10 am-2 pm


Help local kids get ready for school that live in an underserved community.  This is a free event for family fun activities, food, educational booths, hair cuts, backpack give-a-ways and more!  Held on July 15th at the dwell Community Apartments, 1794 James Ray Dr. SE, Marietta, 30060.

Volunteers are needed to help below:

Set Up Crew (9AM-10AM)- 3-4 volunteers to set up tents and chairs

Registration Tent (10AM-2PM)- 3 volunteers to greet families, pass out card, explain set up and guidelines

Backpacks & School Supplies (10AM-2PM)- 4-6 volunteers, pass out backpacks, manage the lines/Let people know which grades are at which table, stamp cards and replenish bags

Health Screenings (10AM-2PM)- 4 volunteers, manage sign ups, interact with families waiting, let people outside know their numbers are up

Haircuts (10AM-2PM)- 2 volunteers, manage sign ups, let people outside know their numbers are up

Bounce House (10AM-2PM)- 2 volunteers, manage amount of time children are jumping for, make sure kids are jumping safely, manage the line

Educational Booths (10AM-2PM)- 4 volunteers, Lead puppet art booth, lead sight word card ring booth

Food (10AM-2PM)-  5 -6 volunteers, grill hot dogs, pass out food, stamp card, maintain food table (replenish chips/water bottles)

Fun & Games (10AM-2PM)- 8· 9 volunteers, Corn Hole, finger painting, Zumba, Hula Hoop Contest, Wheel of Fun, popcorn, snow cones

Face Painting (10AM-2PM)- 4 volunteers, paint children’s faces

Spanish Speaking Translators! (10AM-2PM) 5 volunteers, interact with families, translate when calling numbers over loud speaker, Registration Table

Farm Fresh (10AM-2PM)- 

Cleanup Crew (2PM-3PM)- 4-5 volunteers, break down tents and return to David’s vehicle, fold tables & chairs and return to leasing office, pick up trash





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Inclement Weather Plan: Move inside if needed. Tents are available.
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