How to help Seniors in your community -Part 2

Do you have a desire to support the Seniors in your community?  Here are some amazing ideas to get you started! Special thanks to https://www.signupgenius.com/

  1. Provide your local nursing home or library with more large-print books.
  1. Teach a senior how to use a computer or the Internet.
  2. Call up elderly people who live alone to check if they need anything.
  3. Volunteer to do general home maintenance for a senior citizen.

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How to help the Seniors in your community

Would you like to be bright light in the life of a Senior in your city? Check out these ideas to see how you can help. Special thanks to signupgeniuses.com for such wonderful ideas.

1.Adopt a “grandfriend”. Write them letters, call them, and visit often.

2. Gather friends and create a “shop squad” to pick up groceries and medicine for elderly.

3. Deliver meals to homebound individuals.

4.Gather family and friends and organize a summer songfest or play to perform at a nursing home.

5. For the holidays, go caroling, bring (easy-to-eat) treats, or just go and visit senior citizens.

6. Offer to read to people.

How to Uplift Your Community

If you would like to be an active part of your community’s growth and revitalization, check out the following ideas.

Homeless and/or Hungry

  1. Hold a book drive and donate the proceeds to the shelter, and then hold a read-a-thon or give a class on basic reading skills.
  1. Donate art supplies to the local shelter.
  2. Offer to repair or alter clothes for people who are homeless.
  3. Campaign to create a nursery in your local shelter, or help maintain an existing one.
  4. Always keep a few granola bars on hand!

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How to Enhance your community- Part 2

If you would like to be an active part of your community’s growth and revitalization, check out the following ideas.

  1. Plant a community garden.
  2. Organize a campaign to raise money for new playground equipment or reconstruct the playground yourself.
  3. Share your skills! Volunteer to teach a class at a community center.
  4. When fall comes around, distribute leaf bags and offer to assist neighbors with raking their yards.
  5. Campaign for additional lighting along poorly lit streets.

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How to help your Enviornment

If you would like to be an active part of your community’s growth and revitalization, check out the following ideas.

Environment.

  1. Clean up trash from a local outdoor space.
  2. Organize a hike or nature walk with friends, and bring bags to collect trash along the trails.
  3. Have fun with creating homemade paper out of used paper with friends (It’s easy, fun, and green!)
  4. Grow your own vegetables, fruits, and herbs in an organic garden, and encourage others to do the same.
  5. Instead of using the car, choose the healthy route and bike to your next location. Burn energy, not gasoline

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How to Enhance your community:

Neighborhood Enhancement

  1. Help people paint and repair their homes.
  2. Volunteer to clean up trash around a neighborhood.
  3. Create a mural that depicts values of your community.
  4. Set up an art exhibit at a local business, sell the creations, and use the money to fund a cause in your community.
  5. Collect supplies for persons who have been victims of a fire or other disaster.

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