The Washington Times-Herald

Community

March 29, 2014

ways to help others

Connections

The Furniture Connection, a program of CONNECTIONS, is collecting used furniture and working appliances to be given to families in need. We are currently in need of beds, we are receiving numerous calls for beds. Please call CONNECTIONS at 812-257-2650 to donate your used furniture and working appliances, all donations are tax deductible. CONNECTIONS is a free information and referral service assisting those in need of finding valuable resources within Daviess County.

Power House

A non-profit teen center at 709 E. Main St., Washington, serves teens in grades 7-12 who come in hungry for food and friendship. Often, meeting physical needs first opens doors to focus on any other need the teens may have. We are looking for volunteers to provide an after school meal for approximately 40 kids once a month. We also have several projects that need a handyman, if you are good at fixing things, please consider volunteering at the Power House! For information, call 812-254-7693.

Adult Literacy

The new Adult Literacy Program through the Washington Public Library is needing volunteers to help adults learn to read or improve their reading skills.

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age if still in school or adults older than 16 must have a high school diploma or GED and should be able to commit to two hours a week. Please call Teresa at the Library at 812-254-4586.

Posting to “Ways 2 Help Others”

If you represent an agency, ministry, or church serving anywhere in Daviess County that is in need of donations or volunteers, you may send a posting request to “Ways 2 Help Others” at P.O. Box 1014, Washington IN 47501 or email to waystohelpothers@hotmail.com. For more information call Connections at 812-257-2650.

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