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Volunteer opportunities - Dec. 18


December 18, 2019

Volunteer opportunities abound in eastern New Mexico. Look for this guide the third Wednesday of each month to describe some of them, or go online anytime at

to find current listings.

Bell ringers needed

The Salvation Army is still in need of volunteers to ring the bell. Bell ringers are needed through Monday.

Various locations are available in Clovis for volunteers to help collect donations that are used to support local families through the holiday season.

Contact the Salvation Army at 575-762-3801.

Equipment needed

The 50+ Olympics are in need of equipment for a new game that will be added next year. The organization is looking for dartboards and darts for the game of 501 Count Down.

Donations or loans of the equipment would be greatly appreciated. For more details, call 575-769-7868.

Census table operation

Volunteers are needed to set up and operate the Census table Jan. 8 at the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico.

Those wishing to help will be responsible for setting up the table and popup banner, handing out information and swag, answering questions and tearing down the set.

Groups wishing to participate may respond to the event at

Call 2-1-1 for more details.

Disaster response volunteers

The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to assist locally in the event of a disaster. The Disaster Action Teams provide 24-hour emergency service to local disasters such as house fires, and help to ensure that those affected have access to the resources needed.

Call 505-262-6164 for information.

Assistants needed weekly

The Bread of Life Outreach Program is in need of volunteers to assist in preparing for Saturday distributions.

Volunteers will help with folding clothes and organizing of items to be distributed.

Hours to volunteer are Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 9 a.m. until completed.

For more details, call 575-763-4400.


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