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Omaha Salvation Army looking for volunteers for upcoming holiday programs

Omaha, Nebraska – The Salvation Army is in full-swing preparation mode to usher in a vibrant holiday season for the Omaha community. To ensure that the spirit of festivity reaches every nook and cranny, they’re calling on the community to lend a hand. By volunteering, residents can directly spread warmth and happiness during the colder months.

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Volunteering Opportunities

  1. Christmas Registration (Nov. 1 – Nov. 10): The objective is simple. Assist families by registering them for Christmas aid. Volunteers will be entrusted with the task of greeting, collecting necessary details, and inputting the data.
  2. Bell ringing (Nov. 10 – Dec. 2): A cherished tradition, the Red Kettle Campaign beckons individual and group volunteers. Additionally, a modern twist sees the introduction of ‘virtual ringers’ – who rally donations online from their circle.
  3. TurkeyFest (Nov. 22nd and 23rd): In a heartwarming gesture, volunteers will cook and dispatch meals to Omaha’s senior citizens.
  4. Toyland Toy Sorting (Nov. 14 – Dec. 12): It’s all about joy here. Volunteers will sift through the mountain of toys, sorting and prepping them for the impending family shopping day.
  5. Winter Night Watch (Nov. 27 – Mar. 1): Compassion meets action. Volunteers will distribute food, coats, and hats, offering solace to those without homes during the biting winter.
  6. Adopt-A-Family Call Center (Nov. 14 – Nov. 16): Man the phones and be the link between families seeking Christmas sponsorship and potential benefactors.
  7. Christmas distribution (Dec. 15 – Dec. 19): This heartening endeavor will have volunteers guiding parents and caregivers through a Christmas toy store, ensuring children receive memorable presents.

These opportunities provide a tangible way to embrace the spirit of giving. If these programs resonate with you or if you wish to explore more volunteer avenues with the Salvation Army, clicking this link will guide you to your next steps.

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