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Old 04-27-2011, 11:15 AM
 
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The Great Gals of Greer a/k/a The 3G Group is a new Meet-Up Group for women nearing 40 on up that live in the Greer area.

While the group will be planning on fun things to do with the members, it would also like to have a sense of community and is interested in finding local non-profit organizations in the Greer area that could use volunteers, whether it be one person needed (like helping answer phones) or a group of 3G members to help when a bigger need for volunteers are needed. While the focus is on volunteering within the Greer area, outside areas where the 3G Group could "represent" would also be considered.

Can anyone suggest any organizations in the area like this? Is there a local Meals on Wheels, Adult Literacy Program, Food Bank, a homeless shelter in the area where food servers are needed, Reading for the Blind, etc. etc. in the area that you know of?

The group thanks you in advance for any help!
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Old 04-27-2011, 06:43 PM
 
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The Taylors Free Medical Clinic needs volunteers to. There is great need from everything to greeters, to check-in, nurses, folks to answer the phone, clerical and many other worthwhile opportunities.
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Old 04-27-2011, 07:56 PM
 
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The Taylors Free Medical Clinic needs volunteers to. There is great need from everything to greeters, to check-in, nurses, folks to answer the phone, clerical and many other worthwhile opportunities.
Thank you for the idea, will look in to this and then bring it up at our next meeting. Appreciate it!

Anyone else???
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:23 AM
 
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Greenville Free Clinic Greenvile AND Greer medical clinics could use some volunteers as well. Nice folks always helped me.
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:31 AM
 
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And soon the Humane Society will be a little closer located at the Downtown airport. Volunteers I'm sure are needed there.
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:46 AM
 
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Great suggestions! Keep them coming. Thanks!
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Old 07-19-2018, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Central Florida
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The Great Gals of Greer a/k/a The 3G Group is a new Meet-Up Group for women nearing 40 on up that live in the Greer area.

While the group will be planning on fun things to do with the members, it would also like to have a sense of community and is interested in finding local non-profit organizations in the Greer area that could use volunteers, whether it be one person needed (like helping answer phones) or a group of 3G members to help when a bigger need for volunteers are needed. While the focus is on volunteering within the Greer area, outside areas where the 3G Group could "represent" would also be considered.

Can anyone suggest any organizations in the area like this? Is there a local Meals on Wheels, Adult Literacy Program, Food Bank, a homeless shelter in the area where food servers are needed, Reading for the Blind, etc. etc. in the area that you know of?

The group thanks you in advance for any help!
I haven't moved there yet, but i have been speaking to the Greenville Literacy Association - https://www.greenvilleliteracy.org/contact for volunteer activity. They have good information online.
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Old 07-19-2018, 08:38 PM
 
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The Greer Farmers Market may have some ideas of local needs. https://www.facebook.com/greerfarmersmarket/
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Old 07-19-2018, 09:47 PM
 
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Greenville County Animal Care
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Old 07-20-2018, 09:37 AM
 
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This thread is 7 years old - I'm not sure if the original request is still valid or not....
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