The Villages - April 2018 - 8

Volunteer
Opportunities
CoMPILED By
RICA LEwIS

Your Guide To Giving Back

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here's no "I" in retirement - at least not in this
community. The Villages is bustling with givers.
These individuals understand that acts of service
are satisfying, and volunteering offers a rich and rewarding
experience for all involved. For those who aren't certain
where to focus their efforts, the following directory gives
some guidance. One thing is clear - there is no shortage of
places where passionate volunteers can take their time and
talents and trade them for sheer joy.

Helping Children
Adopt-A-Kid, Adopt-A-Vet
Veterans educate local schoolchildren
about their sacrifices, our nation's
heritage and respect for the flag. The
Veterans' Memorial Park of The Villages
founded the program and recently
partnered with Vietnam Veterans of
America Chapter 1036.
Contact: Tom Miller, 352-751-5136

AmericAn Legion AuxiLiAry unit
347 educAtion committee
The Lady Lake Legion's auxiliary
unit supports the basic rights of all
children to receive a quality education.
Volunteers are needed for tutoring and
special projects.
Contact: Marie Ray, 352-625-1988

Boys & girLs cLuB
Inspire and empower young people to
realize their full potential as productive,
responsible and caring citizens.
Volunteers are needed to coach sports
teams, tutor children and help with
administrative and office work.
Contact: Lady Lake, 352-259-6916;
Leesburg, 352-787-0053;
jabston@bgclsc.org

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cAmp Boggy creeK
This year-round camp about an hour
east of The Villages creates special
experiences for children with lifethreatening diseases. Volunteers
are needed in housekeeping, office
support, events, cooking and
counseling.
Contact: Catherine Johnson,
352-483-4200, ext. 4295,
cjohnson@campboggycreek.org

Junior goLF FoundAtion
The foundation offers golf activities to
interested juniors connected to The
Villages community and helps elevate
the competitive level of The Villages
Charter School golf teams. Volunteers
are needed to help with lessons and
clinics.
Contact: David Izzo, 352-615-1957

tutors For Kids
Volunteers serve 12 local elementary
schools and a middle school,
mentoring students in reading, writing,
math and science. Tutors also pass out
books throughout the school year.
Contact: Carolyn Ruhe and
Frank Russo, 352-568-5843,
tutors@tutors4kids.org

Helping Veterans
and Troops
comBAt VeterAns to cAreers
Located in The Villages, the
organization provides a variety of
career opportunities and support
services for post-9/11 combat veterans.
Volunteers are needed to help with
office work, fundraisers and more.
Contact: 352-775-4008

FLAgs For FALLen
VeterAns progrAm
Volunteers help place and pick up
flags on veterans' graves before and
after Memorial Day at Florida National
Cemetery in Bushnell. Applications can
be found at flagsforfallenvets.com.
Contact: Doug Gardner,
203-856-8663, doug.gardner@
flagsforfallenvets.com

AmericAn Legion AuxiLiAry unit 347
nAtionAL security committee
The committee's activities include coupon
clipping for military families on base, the
CERT program and disaster preparedness.
Volunteers are needed for cutting
coupons and manning tables at events.
Contact: 352-750-5561


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