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Painting a middle school in the Bronx
November 18, 2006Free
Helping Hands will be going to a middle school to help kids paint their school. It’s a fun way to spend a Saturday being a role model to great kids from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.MS 223The Laboratory School of Finance & Technology
360 E. 145 St. (b/t Willis & 3rd. Ave.)
Take the 5 train from 14 Street – Union Square station heading Uptown
Get off at 3rd Avenue – 149 Street
Exit near intersection of Willis Ave and Melrose Ave
Start out going West on 3rd Ave towards E 148th St Turn left onto E 145th St
Please bring $10 to cover lunch expenses for yourself and one kid. Also, make sure to wear old clothes that you won’t mind getting paint on!
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University Soup Kitchen
University Soup Kitchen is Street Project's longest running volunteer opportunity. Volunteers serve a wholesome, freshly made meal each Saturday in a respectful atmosphere. The kitchen provides a welcoming place of respite for guests and offers vital social services to those in need.
Kids & Teens
Helping Hands provides two opportunities: 1) With Publicolor, volunteers are paired with middle and high school students to repaint and revitalize public school buildings. Or 2) volunteers can support Change for Kids’ mission to invest in NYC public elementary schools in underserved communities.