Make a Difference Day, Family Volunteer Day and more.

October 5, 2017

One-day Opportunities

Make a Difference Day
October 21-28  
Volunteer to help with a variety of City events this Make a Difference Day week. Sign up at United Way of Larimer County's website

Treatsylvania Prep- October 26  |  9 a.m.-noon 
Put in posts and storefronts in preparation for Treatsylvania. Raking, mulching and painting also available. 

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Treatsylvania Volunteer- October 27-29  |  multiple times 
Outgoing volunteers dress in non-scary costumes and hand out candy, direct foot traffic, help loand and unload participants off the hay rides, and distribute cookies and hot chocolate. 

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Hogwarts Halloween-  October 26 (prep) and 28 (event)  |  multiple times 
Hogwarts Halloween is a Harry Potter inspired community event for children in grades K-8 and their families. The Northside Aztlan Community center is closed to the public and transformed into Hogwarts. Volunteers are needed to help prep materials for event, decorate and/or chaperone the day of the event. 

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Supply Drive for Family Volunteer Day-  October 23-29  |  multiple times 
Supplies needed to assemble Community Baby Shower Kits during November's Family Volunteer Day. See directions for drop off and list of supplies in the link. 

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Super Issue Meeting 
Monday, October 9  |  5:30-7:30 p.m.
Join Boards & Comissions members as they discuss hot topic issues including; North Front Range Wasteshed, 2018 Strategic Plan Update, Land Bank Program, and the Community Trust Ininiative. 

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Family Volunteer Day
Saturday, November 18 |  9-11 a.m., movie to begin at 11:15 a.m.

Don't miss out on this opportunity, and a chance to win Disney Parks tickets! Sponsored by United Way, Disney, FC Volunteer, Generation On, and OtterCares, volunteers of all ages will assemble community baby shower kits, cleanup for fall, pickup litter, prep for kids crafts, and more. We'll celebrate with a movie and snacks at the end of the day. Location: Rolland Moore Park and the Fort Collins Senior Center

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Long-term Opportunities

Neighborhood Connections
Friendship with our neighbors helps to connect diverse people within a community. The Nieghborhood Connections Program supports growing relationships in neighborhoods by educating connectors that start on their own block. It hopes to create more cooperative and lively nieghborhoods, while improving access to City services. 

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Events to Attend

Travel Training on Max
Monday, October 10  |  11:45 a.m.-1:20 p.m.

Need a little help getting around town? Join us for this fun and educational travel training class on MAX. learn how to read the bus schedule, plan your next bus trip and see how our rider tools make riding easier than ever. Training starts in the lobby at the Downtown Transit Center.

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FC Volunteer

The FC Volunteer Opportunities Newsletter is sent on the first Thursday of every month. To submit FC Volunteer-related content, email 

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