The season of giving quickly approaches but there’s no reason you can’t jump in and do your part today.
As a friendly neighbor, Faulkner Mazda Trevose hopes to shine a light on a few local organizations working hard to make the community a better place to live. To see how you can get involved, continue reading this list of our favorite volunteer opportunities near Trevose, PA!
Sometimes, a warm smile and nutritious meal is all you need to lift a person’s spirit. And perhaps no group of individuals can benefit more from this type of homegrown kindness than our elderly and disabled neighbors.
Serving Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs, Caring for Friends supports over 2,000 homebound and isolated individuals by providing frozen meals completely free of charge. Using a network of food banks spread throughout the region, volunteers make weekly deliveries while also providing an hour of friendly conversation and support.
Can you cook? Caring for Friends also accepts volunteers to help with meal prep. Groups can also sign up for on-going food drives or by sponsoring a local freezer.
One of the most popular, non-profit athletic associations in the world, Special Olympics is dedicated to helping those living with physical and intellectual disabilities fulfill their greatest potential.
Hosting athletic competitions throughout the Delaware Valley, volunteers make up the core of the Special Olympics staff. Are you a current or former athlete? SOPA is always looking for skilled coaches and assistant coaches to help train and inspire their athletes.
SOPA also accepts volunteers for a wide variety of needs. From organizing fundraising events to “Volunteer to Cheer” opportunities. Offering 11 different sports throughout the year, there’s almost no limit to how much you can get involved.
Providing our bravest with what they need so they can fulfill their mission, USO supports millions of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines across the globe.
This involves everything from creating and sending care packages to deployed military personnel to offering career transition programs once they arrive back home. Military families also come under the caring eye of the USO by offering everything from back-to-school supplies to annual holiday gifts.
To do your part, USO accepts both financial and in-kind donations on a continual basis. Those hoping to donate their time can also apply to work at any one of several military installations across the region.
We hope our short list has inspired you to take action by getting involved in your local community. To learn more about any of the organizations we mentioned, make sure to follow them on social media or drop by their local offices today!