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Surrounding areas include: Alachua, Archer, Gainesville, Hawthorne, High Springs, La Crosse, Micanopy, Newberry, and Waldo.
Charity Nerds:Are you game? Improve the lives of children through gaming. Charity Nerds provides new and used video games and consoles to children in hospitals, foster homes, at risk youth centers, and specialty camps. They also serve active military families.
How can you help? Check out charitynerds.org
1. Calling all gamers! Play in a local gaming tournament that raises money for new games and consoles for local kids.
2. Volunteer at a local charity nerds event
3. Donate new and old video games consoles
Old Cell Phones? Collect them for a Cause: Check out securethecall.org/ and learn more about the 501 (c)3 that provides free 911 emergency only cell phones to the elderly at Senior Citizens Centers, Domestic Violence Centers, Police, and Sheriff’s departments. These cell phones are given back to the community and used for the elderly to contact the police in emergency situations.
Drop Off Location: Gainesville Wholefoods (containers by the check out).
For ideas of how to give back, volunteer, and pay it forward with your kids, check out A Very Good Deed at averygooddeed.org or facebook.com/AVeryGoodDeed or 352-587-2043 A Very Good Deed's mission is to initiate a movement of consistent, age appropriate, and engaging volunteer opportunities for busy parents that desire for their families to have hands on involvement and awareness of local, national and global social issues. Participating in AVGD initiatives will plant seeds of kindness that will cultivate the hearts of children to be better siblings, friends, and citizens today, tomorrow and beyond.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how you can become a community partner.