Watch our 2018 video to see the fun day with friends while serviing others.
Where we spent our time:
A Successful 2019 Day of Service
130 Participants from age 3 to 86!
Countless donations of food and materials needed for the projects...an amazing amount of product was brought in by so many, many parishioners.
204 lunch sandwiches were made for Holy Apostles and other city outlets
176 hygiene bags made for House of Mercy
18 boxes of non-perishable food delivered to food cupboards
9 boxes of books for Hope Hall
196 snack bags made for Ronald McDonald House
Breakfast made for residents of Ronald McDonald House
21 cat blankets made for Lollypop Farm
Work done for senior residents at the Jefferson Park Apartments
Here at SJR roof drains were cleaned, lights were replaced in the Gathering Room and Ministry Building, shelves were built for the Rel Ed Office, the road drains were cleaned, pew racks were neatened and the annual Christmas Letter was prepared for mailing….and so much more….
Time: 9:00 am till done Volunteers will sort and packages donated baked goods for Advent House’s freezer. A volunteer will then deliver the packages of goodies to Advent House
Fairport Baptist Home Apartments
Time: 9-12 Volunteers will complete a punch list of odd jobs generated by senior residents. 1030 E. Whitney Rd. Fairport all ages with parent supervision
Jefferson Park Apartments
Time 9-12 Volunteers will complete a punch list of jobs generated by senior residents. all ages with parental supervision
Fairport Baptist Home Activity
Time: 1:15-3:30 pm Volunteers will assist in transporting residents to the craft room , then help with am activity planned by staff. Kids can help with a parent.
Hope Hall (job to be completed at SJR, then delivered to Hope Hall)
Time: 9-done Volunteers will work at SJR to sort donations of non-perishable food and children's books, then volunteers will deliver the donations to 1612 Buffalo Rd. Roch NY 14624
Time 10am-2 pm Place: Bethany House 1111 Joseph Ave. Volunteers will participate in outdoor garden weeding and clean-up. They have a fair amount of garden tools, but you are welcome to bring your own.
Lollypop Farm-at Lollypop Farm
Time: 9:00 am-1:00 or done. Volunteers will do odd jobs as assigned by Lollypop Farm Staff--could be painting, cleaning, sorting. No direct animal contact. Must be 18 or older.
Lollypop Farm -Cat blankets at SJR
Time: 9-done volunteers will create animal blankets using donated fleece. We'll also need someone to deliver the finished blankets. All ages.
Ronald McDonald House "Make a Meal" (breakfast)
Time 7:00am-9:3 333 Westmoreland Dr. Roch. NY 14620 Volunteers will prepare breakfast, serve and clean up. Food to be donated by the parish, but needs to be picked up the day before. Ages 16 and up.
Solstice (formally Maplewood) Senior Sing-a-long
Time: 1:30- 2:45 Join Amy and Brad as they lead a sing-a long with residents. 55 Ayrault Rd. All ages
Crest Manor Senior Sing-a-long
Time 3-4 Join Amy and Brad as they lead a sing-a-long with senior residents. All ages, 6745 Pittsford Palmyra Rd Fpt.
SJR Odd Jobs
Time: 9-done. Volunteers will complete any random jobs Fr. Peter and the staff come up with, we never know until that day!! Over 18 please
SJR: Hygiene Kit Making for various agencies
Time: 9-done Volunteers will sort hygiene items then create bags of toiletries to be delivered to several different organizations. Volunteers may be needed to make the deliveries as well. All ages
Time: 9-12 Volunteers will sort and clean up donations at SJR. 16+
Holy Apostles Lunch Making at SJR
Time: 9-11 Volunteers will create bag lunches to bring to Holy Apostles parish. ages 12+
Holy Apostles Lunch Delivery and Clothing Closet Help
Time: 11 -2 Volunteers will meet at SJR at 11, gather bag lunches, then go up to Holy Apostles. There volunteers will help distribute lunches and help out in clothing closet. 16+
Perinton Food Shelf:
Time: 10-done Volunteers will paint walls. Ages 16+
Time 9-done Volunteers will meet at SJR where they will be given a list of 3-6 shut-ins and plants. Volunteers will visit the shut-ins, give them the plant and just visit a little to brighten their day. 16 +
Time: the week before Day of Service. Deb will give you a list of people to call. you'll just call folks and remind them of what they volunteered for.
Time 9-12 Volunteers will be doing warehouse work, sorting or packing
Seneca Ridge dialysis Food Drive
Volunteers will sort and package donations for the dialysis center's annual Christmas food drive
Ronald McDonald House SNACK BAGS
Location-SJR 9-12 Volunteers will make decorate and make snack bags for Ronald McDonald House to give to resident families