VOLUNTEERING INFO!

Cool It! Green Teen Summer Read 2009

 will give you up to 15 hours of credit for community volunteering at environmental organizations.  Once you sign up to volunteer and complete hours, you can have your reading/volunteer sheet signed by the site supervisor and bring your sheet into the public library to earn your prize and enter the raffle! Here’s some information to get you started:

Friends of the Urban Forest: Each year, Friends of the Urban Forest helps SF communities plant nearly 1,000 trees. Online: www.fuf.net/getInvolved/volunteer/signup.html Contact: Reed Milnes by email: reed@fuf.net or phone: 415.561.6890 x103

Golden Gate National Recreation Area: Volunteer in the Golden Gate National Parks!  It’s fun, it’s healthy, it makes a difference and it’s easy to get started.  Online: www.parksconservancy.org/help/individuals.asp Contact: Tori Kuwahara by email TKuwahara@ParksConservancy.org or phone: tel: 415-561-3044

SF Environment: Volunteering around the City is a simple way to give back to the community and take care of our environment. Online: http://www.sfenvironment.org Contact: Sunshine Swinford by email: sunshine.swinford@sfgov.org or phone: 415-355-3736

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library: Volunteers are needed at book sale locations where used books are sold by the thousands! Online: http://www.friendssfpl.org Contact: Andrea Blum by email: andrea.blum@friendssfpl.org or phone: 415-626-7512 ext 112

S.C.R.A.P. stands for the Scroungers’ Center for Reusable Art Parts. SCRAP is a creative reuse center, store and workshop space.  A volunteer afternoon will be made available for interested teens.  Interested? Call Jennifer Collins 415-557-4268.

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