Sign-up under way for third annual ‘Day of Caring’ in Little Falls

The third annual “Day of Caring” in Little Falls is slated for Wednesday, May 1, and the students and staff of Little Falls Community High School (LFCHS) are looking for those who would like their help.

The Day of Caring is sponsored by LFCHS, with the help of the Health Communities Collaborative (HCC) and community partners.

Senior citizens, homebound individuals and those living in the Little Falls and Randall areas who need assistance completing outdoor household projects are encouraged to apply.

The projects must be able to be completed within a three-hour time frame by a team of high school students and adult volunteers.

Projects may include window washing for windows on the outside and on a ground floor; raking yards; cleaning up gardens and/or flower beds, or another outdoor project.

Homeowners must be at their home while the team of volunteers works on their project.

Those who apply and whose projects are accepted, can expect a team of student and adult volunteers to arrive at their home between 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., May 1, the “Day of Caring.”

To register, complete the registration form near this article and describe the project so volunteers know what needs to be done and how long it make take. The form must be complete, as all information on the form is needed to complete a project.

Once the form has been filled out, it must be mailed to Healthy Communities Collaborative, attn: Mary Kenna, 808 Third St. S.E., Suite 309, Little Falls, MN 56345.

For more information, call the HCC office at (320) 632-631-5677 or (320) 631-5675 or e-mail Kenna at marykenna@catholichealth.net.

Project assignments will be based on the date a request is received. Not all applications are guaranteed to be part of the Day of Caring event.

The volunteers will work on the projects rain or shine. In case of severe weather, cancellation information can be heard on Little Falls Radio.

Registration forms must be postmarked by Wednesday, April 10, to be considered.

Form is below:

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