DATE:  April 17, 2010

TIME:  9:00 a.m. – Noon

LOCATION
Genesis House III
3840 Fairview
Detroit, MI  48214

 
PROJECT:  Genesis House III is an emergency shelter and transitional housing facility for women and children.  Volunteers will be “sprucing up” several rooms by cleaning, painting, removing and installing carpet, and wallpapering.   If we have enough volunteers, we may do some yard work outside as well. 
 

 
TEAM LEADERS:  We are looking for skilled volunteers who would like to be Team Leaders in the following areas: 
 
 
  • Painters
  • Contractors/Carpet Installation
  • Wallpapering
  • Landscaping
 
 
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A TEAM LEADER, PLEASE CONTACT PROJECT COORDINATOR, MARCI FITCH AT 313-993-4700 X 4715 OR MARCI@DRMM.ORG.  
 
 
SUPPLIES:  Needed supplies are listed below.  If you are able to bring any of the items, please note it on your Volunteer Registration Form under the “Comments” section or contact Project Coordinator, Marci Fitch at 313-993-4700 x 4715 or marci@drmm.org
 
 
  • Paint Brushes
  • Roller Covers
  • Painting Tape
  • Paint Pans
  • Buckets
  • Rags
  • Tarps
  • Razor Knives
  • Large Garbage Bags
  • Twine to bind old carpet
  • Tape Measures
  • Sand Paper
  • Spackling
  • Putty Knives
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Gardening Tools
  • Flowers/Plants for outside
  • Mulch
  • Dirt
  • Yard Bags
  • Garbage Bags
  • Shop Vac
 
 
DONATIONS NEEDED:  Listed below are items needed at the shelter.  If you would like to donate, please bring them with you to the project and list it on the Volunteer Registration form at saydetroit.org. or e-mail marci@drmm.org
 
 
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Artwork/Pictures
  • Shower Curtains/Bathroom Accessories
  • Inspirational Books
  • Flower Centerpieces (Artificial)
  • Playpens
  • Greeting Cards (all varieties)
  • Journals
  • New or Gently Used Spring clothes and shoes for women
  • Children’s Toys
  • Home Décor Items
 
 
SIGN UP:  Sign-up at saydetroit.org and fill out the Volunteer Registration Form. 
 
 
PARKING:  Street parking in front of building or in side gate. 
 
 
QUESTIONS:   Call or email Project Coordinator, Marci Fitch, at 313-993-4700 x 4715 or marci@drmm.org

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