Salem Volunteers Newsletter - July 17, 2018

Newsletter Archives

To receive this weekly newsletter by e-mail, please contact info@salemvolunteers.org.

Volunteer this week at Salem Sound Coastwatch's dock monitoring in Salem on Thursday, at the Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team's Thursday morning show and evening exhibit, and at the weeding party in Greenlawn Cemetery on Saturday.

Habitat for Humanity's ReStore, the North Shore Moving Market, the Salem Farmers' Market, and Joseph's Storehouse Food Pantry are all running as usual this week; see below for details.

There are a few openings available in SPUR's Community Roots garden this week; sign up online.

The 2018 Salem Jazz and Soul Festival is only a month away. Sign up now before spots fill up, or contact volunteers@salemjazzsoul.com for more information.

Volunteer in Broad Street Cemetery for several events this summer. Epoch Preservation has been hired to restore gravestones and welcomes volunteers. Training will be provided; contact epochpreservation@gmail.com to help. And the newly formed Friends of Broad Street Cemetery is growing its membership. Contact Susan at Susanbipster@gmail.com or 978-744-3180 to get involved and help restore and preserve the cemetery.

This Week

Tuesday, July 17: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

ReStore logo

Habitat for Humanity North Shore has opened a ReStore in Peabody.

The store is open to the public for sales from 9am to 4pm Wednesday through Saturday. The store is closed to the public on Tuesdays but is open for a staff and volunteer work day. Volunteers are needed Tuesdays through Saturdays from 8:30am until 4:30pm for three to six hour shifts.

Sign up online, or for more information contact Janice at 978-586-3077 or restoremanager@habitatforhumanity-northshore.com.

Wednesday, July 18: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

See the Tuesday, July 17 listing for information about ReStore.

Sign up online, or for more information contact Janice at 978-586-3077 or restoremanager@habitatforhumanity-northshore.com.

Wednesday, July 18: North Shore Moving Market

The North Shore Moving Market (NSMM) is a free food, free delivery service operating to assist low-income elderly, handicapped, and disadvantaged individuals and families. The NSMM delivers groceries monthly to nearly 200 households in local communities. The NSMM is also the only mobile market that includes pet food with regular delivery.

We all need to be fed. Here's how you can feed and be fed!

Volunteers are needed to help deliver groceries Wednesdays from approximately 9am until noon. Come and learn the side roads of Salem, see first hand how your volunteering helps, and hear a heartfelt "God bless you." All you need is a car and a warm heart!

Contact via web form.

Thursday, July 19: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

See the Tuesday, July 17 listing for information about ReStore.

Sign up online, or for more information contact Janice at 978-586-3077 or restoremanager@habitatforhumanity-northshore.com.

Thursday, July 19: Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team show

Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team logo

The Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team (CAVPT) is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to vernal pond conservation and education.

On Thursday, July 19 CAVPT will have a Snakes of New England and the World show at Rockport Elementary School from 10 to 11am.

Contact Rick at cavpt@yahoo.com.

Thursday, July 19: Salem Farmers' Market

Salem Farmers' Market logo

The Salem Farmers' Market runs every Thursday until October 11. Volunteer once a month, every other week, or every week! All help is appreciated.

Contact Gillian at salemfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Thursday, July 19: Salem Sound Coastwatch dock monitoring

Salem Sound Coastwatch logo

Join Salem Sound Coastwatch for dock monitoring in Salem from 3:30 to 4:30pm.

This will be a marine invasive species survey of docks in Salem. Adults only for this survey.

RSVP is required.

Contact 978-741-7900 or info@salemsound.org.

Thursday, July 19: Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team exhibit

Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team logo

The Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team (CAVPT) is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to vernal pond conservation and education.

On Thursday, July 19 CAVPT will have a snake exhibit and kids' art project at the Cape Ann Farmers' Market in Gloucester from 3 to 6:30pm.

Contact Rick at cavpt@yahoo.com.

Friday, July 20: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

See the Tuesday, July 17 listing for information about ReStore.

Sign up online, or for more information contact Janice at 978-586-3077 or restoremanager@habitatforhumanity-northshore.com.

Saturday, July 21: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

See the Tuesday, July 17 listing for information about ReStore.

Sign up online, or for more information contact Janice at 978-586-3077 or restoremanager@habitatforhumanity-northshore.com.

Saturday, July 21: Greenlawn Cemetery weeding party

Join the Friends of Greenlawn Cemetery for a weeding party in the Dickson Memorial Chapel Conservatory Garden in Greenlawn Cemetery on Saturday, July 21 from 9am until noon. Please bring work gloves and tools if you have them. Water will be provided.

Contact Christine Lutts at friendsofgreenlawn@gmail.com.

Saturday, July 21: Joseph's Storehouse Food Pantry

Joseph's Storehouse's mission is to alleviate hunger with supplemental food and emergency food assistance in the greater Salem area; to provide children with life-changing opportunities; to deliver groceries to the elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged; to offer programs to all ages that promote growth and self-confidence; and to serve the community with grace, dignity, and non-discrimination.

Volunteers are needed to help at Joseph's Storehouse food pantry on Saturdays from 10am to 3pm.

Contact Carl at 978-594-4423.