Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness

Age Minimum (with Adult): 8+, Minimum Age:18+

VIRTUAL NEED - Making First Aid Kits (DOS & FTS)

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the Orange County Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) has been activated to support immediate volunteer needs, including hands-on and virtual opportunities during this disaster.

 


ABOUT THIS VIRTUAL PROJECT:

 

During the coronavirus pandemic volunteers are needed to assemble first aid kits from the safety of your own home as Virtual Volunteers. The first aid kits you make will be distributed to anyone visiting our walk in resource center in Fullerton. We currently see anywhere between 30 and 80 households a day visiting the HUB.  Thank you for supporting our community's most vulnerable residents during these difficult times!

 

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Collect Items

You can be a bit creative with the items that you use. Items that are perfect for these care bags are listed below, but you can be creative and choose what you want to include:

  • Gauze Pads
  • Bandages (all sizes)
  • Gauze Roller Bandage
  • Triple Antibiotic Ointment
  • Tweezers
  • Adhesive Tape
  • Latex Gloves
  • Saline Wash
  • Alcohol Pad
  • Eye Wash
  • Eye Pads
  • Q-Tips
  • Solar Banket
  • Ear Plugs
  • Sunscreen

Create Kits

Now you are ready to assemble! Host a ‘virtual assembling event’ with friends and/or coworkers on video conferencing or do it at home with your family and friends using safe protocols. Assemble the items in a large Ziploc plastic bag, small cinch sack, backpack, or plastic container with a lid.

This information is also posted on our Pathways website at https://www.pohoc.org/remote-volunteering/.

 

DROP OFF INSTRUCTIONS:

Once your first aid kit(s) has been completed you are ready to drop them off.

Drop off location: Will be supplied once you click "Express Interest" below.

Days and Times: Monday through Fridays between 9-11am! If this time does not fit your schedule, please let us know.

These are the drop off times that have been created for the safety of our staff and volunteers in order to maintain social distancing. Please park and knock on the far-right blue door and a staff member will collect the masks. You will not enter the building.

 

ABOUT PATHWAYS OF HOPE:

Pathways of Hope is a nonprofit organization that serves families and individuals throughout North Orange County. For over 45 years Pathways of Hope has been providing food, shelter, and support and prevention services to the hungry, homeless, and marginalized through the assistance of local congregations, volunteers, businesses, and grants from foundations and government agencies.

The Pathways of Hope HUB of Hope offers emergency food, hygiene, and sanitation items to homeless and low-income families and individuals as well as a walk-up center for individuals and families seeking housing assistance.

 

 

 

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2020

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