Do It In A Day

WHAT:  Women’s Foundation – Fall in Fashion – Event volunteers needed.
WHEN: Friday, November 1, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, event runs from 12 PM – 3 PM.  Opportunities for shorter shifts when requested.
WHERE:  Admiral Room – 237 Main St, Buffalo, NY  14203
WHY:  The Women’s Foundation’s goal is to “create a culture of possibility so each woman and girl to live, grown, and lead to her fullest potential.”  While this is a daytime volunteer event, if you have any “use it or lose” vacation/paid time off as you near year end, this would be a great way to spend a little time benefiting the community and then taking the remainder of the day for a little self-care, holiday shopping, or even making some early holiday cookies or meals to stash in the freezer for later.
DRESS:  On the dressier side – this a fashion event, business/work appropriate attire.
VOLUNTEER DUTIES:  Tasks could include helping assemble swag bags, acting as greeters, staffing the registration table, selling raffle & wine pull tickets, and assisting with the silent auction.
OTHER NOTES:  water, coffee, and light snacks will be provided.
RSVP:  Amy Hemenway at and by Monday, October 14, 2019.  You can also RSVP on your member page.
Volunteers Needed for Compass House’s Big Hat & Tacky Tie Themed Event:  November 8, 2018 at Templeton Landing.
Please join the DIIAD Committee!  A total of 10 volunteers are needed for the entirety of the event and a bit of time afterwards (5:00 pm – 10:00pm).  We are most in need of people to help with closing down our silent auction and then identifying winning bids, alerting winners, and serving as runners to deliver auction items once paid for.  
WHAT:  Dinner with Compass House: A Big Hat & Tacky Tie Themed Event!
WHEN:  Friday, November 8, 2019 (event runs from 6 PM – 9 PM, but we’ll need assistance before and after the event).
WHERE: Templeton Landing, 2 Templeton Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202  
DUTIES:  Looking for 4-5 volunteers to assist with check in, raffle sales, wine pulls, basket runners, and traffic control.
DRESS:  JLB gear or a big hat or tacky tie! 
CONTACT:  Renee Anderson at with any questions.
RSVP on your member site or by November 3, 2019.

WHAT:  Hearts for the Homeless Mobile Soup Kitchen

WHEN: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 5PM

WHERE:  890 Tonawanda St, Buffalo, NY 14207

WHY:  5 nights a week, 52 weeks of the year, clients line up to receive a hot meal, sandwiches, drink, and dessert from the Mobile Soup Kitchen. Hearts for the Homeless serves over 12,000 poor and homeless people every year, ensuring community members in need can dine with dignity. For more information, visit :

DRESS:  Casual and weather appropriate, as most of the volunteer time will be spent outside.

VOLUNTEER DUTIES:  Prepare meals in Hearts for the Homeless kitchen and then travel downtown in either your own vehicle or the Mobile Kitchen to distribute food to those in need.

RSVP:  Please email Hannah Urbanski at if you are interested in volunteering. You can also RSVP on your member page.

WHAT:  Festival of Trees
WHEN:  Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
WHERE:  Buffalo Niagara Convention Center – 153 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY  14202
DUTIES:  Looking for 10 volunteers to assist with registration and activity stations (cookie decorating, letters to Santa, etc), and traffic control.
DRESS:  Fun holiday themed shirts or sweaters (if you have one) and sneakers.
CONTACT:  Renee Anderson at with any questions
RSVP on your member site or by November 3, 2019.
WHAT:  FeedMore WNY – volunteers needed for donation sorting
WHEN:  Saturday, February 22, 2020
WHERE:  91 Holt St, Buffalo, NY  14206
DRESS:  Closed-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty in
REQUIRED:  Complete the volunteer form –; Group Name: Junior League of Buffalo – February 
CONTACT:  Lauren Weatherbee at: or Renee Anderson at with any questions.  Please go to your member page to RSVP.