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Joppa Hope for the Homeless

Week 1 Homeless Shelter

Every year, the people of Joppa and Joppatowne band together to host several weeks of Harford County's Emergency Rotating Shelter. All are welcome to volunteer! If you think you have a way you'd like to help that isn't listed below, just let us know!

We need help with the following for sure:

-Setting up and tearing down

-Cleaning throughout the week

-Making our guests feel welcome / active

-Feeding our guests and volunteers

Main contacts:

Site Coordinator:
Jessie Ferrigno
[email protected]
(443) 799-1240

Assistant to the Site Coordinator:
Adam Shellenbarger
[email protected]
(410) 870-9673

We expect another great year supporting the Harford County Hope for the Homeless Alliance's efforts to host the Emergency Rotating Shelter. Thank you for signing up to be a part of it!

Location: Joppatowne Christian Church
725 Trimble Road, Joppa, Maryland 21085

Created by:   Joppa HCHHA
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (EST) Available Slot
01/27/2020 (Mon.) 10:00am - 12:00pm  

Help Set Up (5)

Help unload trailers with our guests' belongings, stack chairs, and set up the space so our guests feel welcome!

 
All slots filled
Jennifer Westbrook
Coleen Bertsch
Tom Sparks
Cannot do any heavy lifting
Tim McNamara (2)
10:00am - 5:00pm  

Help Clean Throughout the Week (10)

In order to ensure our guests have a pleasurable and safe stay, we could use help keeping up with cleaning floors, food prep areas, and bathrooms. Variable times ok!

 
2 of 10 slots filled
Tom Sparks
Cannot do any heavy lifting
Ralph Comegna
I will cover Wednesday morning I will arrive at 8:30 am
5:00pm - 8:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
All slots filled
Jennifer Westbrook
Olivia VanHorn
5:45pm - 6:00pm  

Make food: Bring dinner (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) dinner for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make!

 
All slots filled
Barbara Risacher
I will bring dinner for 25
Angelique Newman
Bringing Crock Pot Meal, Salad qnd garlic bread
6:45pm - 7:00pm  

Make food: Pack and bring lunches (2)

Pack (or otherwise provide) bag lunches for roughly 20 people per slot! (40 guests total). Sandwiches and small snacks work great!

 
All slots filled
Hope Mozzani
Tim And Grace McNamara
8:00pm - 10:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends! If you could stay a little later to help clean up, that would be a huge help too.

 
All slots filled
Coleen Bertsch
Sasha Meade
10:00pm - 6:00am  

Volunteer: Spend the night (Male)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
Tom Sparks
Cannot do any heavy lifting

Volunteer: Spend the night (Female)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
Christine Neukam
01/28/2020 (Tue.) 6:00am - 8:00am  

Volunteer: Breakfast helpers (2)

For you early risers, we could use some help making coffee and serving breakfast. Extra points if you can be super nice to our guests and overnight volunteers who are night owls!

 
All slots filled
Coleen Bertsch
Mike Catalano
6:45am - 7:00am  

Make food: Bring breakfast (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) breakfast for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make! (Can bring the night before if easily reheated!)

 
All slots filled
Coleen Bertsch Bertsch
pancakes and sausage
Ryan Sulin
I'll bring a breakfast casserole type yummy
5:00pm - 8:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
All slots filled
Angie Myers (2)
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Agents
5:45pm - 6:00pm  

Make food: Bring dinner (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) dinner for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make!

 
All slots filled
Angie Myers (2)
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Agents
6:45pm - 7:00pm  

Make food: Pack and bring lunches (2)

Pack (or otherwise provide) bag lunches for roughly 20 people per slot! (40 guests total). Sandwiches and small snacks work great!

 
All slots filled
Trisha Paine
Deb Harari
8:00pm - 10:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends! If you could stay a little later to help clean up, that would be a huge help too.

 
All slots filled
Coleen Bertsch
Ralph Comegna
10:00pm - 6:00am  

Volunteer: Spend the night (Male)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 

Volunteer: Spend the night (Female)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
01/29/2020 (Wed.) 6:00am - 8:00am  

Volunteer: Breakfast helpers (2)

For you early risers, we could use some help making coffee and serving breakfast. Extra points if you can be super nice to our guests and overnight volunteers who are night owls!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Ralph Comegna
6:45am - 7:00am  

Make food: Bring breakfast (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) breakfast for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make! (Can bring the night before if easily reheated!)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Cheryl Masur
5:00pm - 8:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Ryan Sulin
No heavy lifting.
5:45pm - 6:00pm  

Make food: Bring dinner (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) dinner for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make!

 
All slots filled
Peggy Smilko Smilko (2)
Lasagna, salad, bread
6:45pm - 7:00pm  

Make food: Pack and bring lunches (2)

Pack (or otherwise provide) bag lunches for roughly 20 people per slot! (40 guests total). Sandwiches and small snacks work great!

 
All slots filled
Coleen Bertsch
Nadim Sidik
8:00pm - 10:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends! If you could stay a little later to help clean up, that would be a huge help too.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Angie and Christopher Myers
10:00pm - 6:00am  

Volunteer: Spend the night (Male)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
Ryan Sulin

Volunteer: Spend the night (Female)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
01/30/2020 (Thu.) 6:00am - 8:00am  

Volunteer: Breakfast helpers (2)

For you early risers, we could use some help making coffee and serving breakfast. Extra points if you can be super nice to our guests and overnight volunteers who are night owls!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Dave Shellenbarger
6:45am - 7:00am  

Make food: Bring breakfast (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) breakfast for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make! (Can bring the night before if easily reheated!)

 
All slots filled
Mary Jane Deckard (2)
sausage gravy & biscuits
5:00pm - 8:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Dave Shellenbarger
5:45pm - 6:00pm  

Make food: Bring dinner (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) dinner for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Joppatowne Woman's club
6:45pm - 7:00pm  

Make food: Pack and bring lunches (2)

Pack (or otherwise provide) bag lunches for roughly 20 people per slot! (40 guests total). Sandwiches and small snacks work great!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Darlene Savage
8:00pm - 10:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends! If you could stay a little later to help clean up, that would be a huge help too.

 
All slots filled
Coleen Bertsch
Sasha Meade
10:00pm - 6:00am  

Volunteer: Spend the night (Male)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
Gordy Guay

Volunteer: Spend the night (Female)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
Christine Neukam
01/31/2020 (Fri.) 6:00am - 8:00am  

Volunteer: Breakfast helpers (2)

For you early risers, we could use some help making coffee and serving breakfast. Extra points if you can be super nice to our guests and overnight volunteers who are night owls!

 
All slots filled
Coleen Bertsch
Dave Shellenbarger
6:45am - 7:00am  

Make food: Bring breakfast (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) breakfast for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make! (Can bring the night before if easily reheated!)

 
All slots filled
Coleen Bertsch (2)
breakfast casserole
5:00pm - 8:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Karizma Hockaday
5:45pm - 6:00pm  

Make food: Bring dinner (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) dinner for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Angelique Newman
6:45pm - 7:00pm  

Make food: Pack and bring lunches (2)

Pack (or otherwise provide) bag lunches for roughly 20 people per slot! (40 guests total). Sandwiches and small snacks work great!

 
All slots filled
Tiffany Peterson (2)
8:00pm - 10:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends! If you could stay a little later to help clean up, that would be a huge help too.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Angie and Christopher Myers
10:00pm - 6:00am  

Volunteer: Spend the night (Male)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 

Volunteer: Spend the night (Female)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
02/01/2020 (Sat.) 6:00am - 8:00am  

Volunteer: Breakfast helpers (2)

For you early risers, we could use some help making coffee and serving breakfast. Extra points if you can be super nice to our guests and overnight volunteers who are night owls!

 
All slots filled
Dave Shellenbarger
Bill Temmink
6:45am - 7:00am  

Make food: Bring breakfast (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) breakfast for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make! (Can bring the night before if easily reheated!)

 
All slots filled
Coleen Bertsch
Coleen Bertsch
pancakes and bacon
5:00pm - 8:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
All slots filled
Laura Bianca-Pruett (2)
5:45pm - 6:00pm  

Make food: Bring dinner (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) dinner for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make!

 
All slots filled
Rich Bennett
Joppatowne Lions Club will provide dinner for 50 people. If you need more, let me know.
Joppatowne Lions LEOs Club
8:00pm - 10:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends! If you could stay a little later to help clean up, that would be a huge help too.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Angie and Christopher Myers
10:00pm - 6:00am  

Volunteer: Spend the night (Male)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
Eric Hurst

Volunteer: Spend the night (Female)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
02/02/2020 (Sun.) 6:00am - 8:00am  

Volunteer: Breakfast helpers (2)

For you early risers, we could use some help making coffee and serving breakfast. Extra points if you can be super nice to our guests and overnight volunteers who are night owls!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Dave Shellenbarger
6:45am - 7:00am  

Make food: Bring breakfast (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) breakfast for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make! (Can bring the night before if easily reheated!)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Coleen Bertsch
8:00am - 10:00am  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
10:00am - 12:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
11:45am - 12:00pm  

Make Food: Bring Lunch (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) dinner for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make!

 
All slots filled
Amanda Miller (2)
12:00pm - 2:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
2:00pm - 4:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
4:00pm - 6:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
5:00pm - 8:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Help serve food, play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends!

 
5:45pm - 11:30pm  

Super Bowl Party

Bring a dish and come watch the Super Bowl! Ideally, our guests will feel like they're invited to the party rather than living in a homeless shelter. The more the merrier!

 
2 slots filled - more available
Coleen Bertsch
Carol and Cathy Garitty
Bringing hotdog/chili/cheese sliders around 4 PM, with warming tray etc.
6:45pm - 7:00pm  

Make food: Pack and bring lunches (2)

Pack (or otherwise provide) bag lunches for roughly 20 people per slot! (40 guests total). Sandwiches and small snacks work great!

 
All slots filled
Maryann Forgan
Will bring sandwiches and snacks in lunch bag however many needed
Doreen Wildberger
8:00pm - 10:00pm  

Volunteer: Come Have Fun and Hangout (2)

We need people to make our guests feel like people! Play games, talk, watch movies, bring friends! If you could stay a little later to help clean up, that would be a huge help too.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Angie and Christopher Myers
10:00pm - 6:00am  

Volunteer: Spend the night (Male)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 

Volunteer: Spend the night (Female)

We need one male and one female to spend the night each night just in case our security guards need some assistance. Usually you'll sleep straight through the night on a comfy couch!

 
02/03/2020 (Mon.) 6:00am - 8:00am  

Volunteer: Breakfast helpers (2)

For you early risers, we could use some help making coffee and serving breakfast. Extra points if you can be super nice to our guests and overnight volunteers who are night owls!

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Dave Shellenbarger
6:45am - 7:00am  

Make food: Bring breakfast (2)

Make (or otherwise provide) breakfast for roughly 25 people per slot! (50 total, 40 guests, plus volunteers). Please post what you plan to make! (Can bring the night before if easily reheated!)

 
All slots filled
Loren & Mary Jane Deckard (2)
fully covered for all
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