April – December 2014

Apr
18
Fri
Spring Break Out! Olympic Field Day
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

With Prince Georges County Community Services Foundation

Date: Friday, April 18th, 2014

Time: 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Location: Greenbelt Park at 6565 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770

Details: Volunteers are needed for the Spring Break Out! Field Day in Prince George’s County. Over 300 kids from PG County will be attending the event. Volunteers are needed to referee and lead sporting events, help set up and serve the lunch provided by Nourish Now, lead a face painting station, set up and cleanup crew. Individuals are also needed to rotate with the kids through the activities. Volunteers will meet at 8:00 AM at a location in the park to be announced.

Apr
27
Sun
Clean up of the area surrounding the West Hyattsville Metro Station
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Date: Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Time: 10:00AM to 2:00PM

Location: West Hyattsville Metro Station at 2700 Hamilton St Hyattsville, MD 20782

Details: So What Else is hosting a large-scale volunteer litter clean-up of the area surrounding the West Hyattsville Metro station with The Harvest Collective and Neighbors of The Northwest Branch. This is great for group and family volunteering. Please sign up and join us in giving back to our Earth by helping to cleaning up our local communities. 

May
17
Sat
Strawberry Festival
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Date: Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Time: Event is 10AM to 4PM. Set up starts at 8:00 and clean-up goes until 5:30.

Location: White Oak Middle School, 12201 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904

Details: Join us in volunteering for Milk Lady Markets annual Strawberry Festival/Farmers Market. Volunteers are provided with a lunch stipend and water.  

Shift 1 – 8 Adults

6:45 – 7:30 – tent setup, welcome booth setup,

7:30 – 8:00 – strawberry tent setup

8:00 – 9:00 – vendor setup and support, hang flowers and balloons

9:00 to 9:30 – parking support, opening welcome booth,

Shift 2 -8 Adults

9:30 – 2:00 – welcome tent support, strawberry tent support, parking support

Shift 3 – 6 – 8 Adults

2:00 – 4:00 – welcome tent support, strawberry tent breakdown, recycling support,

4:00 – 5:30 – break down tents, recycling support, loading van support

May
18
Sun
This Is My Brave – Mental Health Awareness Performance
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Date: Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Time: 2:00 to 5:30

Location: Artisphere Spectrum Theatre, 1101 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209

 

Details: 8 to 10 volunteers are needed to help with the overall logistics for the show. You will be helping with set up and cleanup up, food coordination, ushering, and more.

Jun
1
Sun
JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes
Jun 1 @ 6:30 am – 12:00 pm

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Date: Saturday, June 1st, 2014

Time: 6:30AM to 12:00PM

Location: National Mall, corner of 15th St. and Constitution Ave.

Details: Volunteers are needed to help with a large scale fundraising walk. Volunteers will arrive before the walk’s start, check in at the volunteer table, and be assigned tasks including set-up, registration, serving food, and cleaning up post-walk. Free parking is available near the site, but Metro will not be open by the time that volunteers are needed, so driving will be necessary.

Jun
2
Mon
Sara’s Hope Shelter Birthday Party Program
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Date: Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Time: 6:30 to 8:45  

Location: Sarah’s Hope Shelter 1114 Mount Street, Baltimore, MD, 21217

Details: Monthly birthday parties for the children of Sara’s Hope. Volunteers assist with arts and crafts and celebrating with the kids.  

Jun
8
Sun
Relay for Life of Laurel
Jun 8 @ 5:30 am – 9:30 am

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Date: Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Time: 5:30AM to 9:30AM

Location: McCullough Field, corner of 8th & Montgomery Streets, Laurel MD

 

Details: This is a fundraiser and awareness raising event for cancer. Participants will be walking in a relay-style event through Saturday night into early Sunday morning. Participants and organizers are very tired by the time the event is drawing to a close, and as such request volunteer help with break down early Sunday morning. This will involve breaking down tents, tables, decorations, etc., as well as general clean-up.

Aug
1
Fri
Bike to the Beach ride for Autism
Aug 1 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Date: Friday, August 1st, 2014

Time: 7:00AM to 10:00AM

Location: To Be Announced

Details: This will be our fifth year joining www.BikeToTheBeach.org on their quest to raise money for Autism through the power of a bike ride. Bikers ride from Gonzaga High School to Dewey Beach. So What Else runs the main volunteer station just across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Volunteers will be unloading bikes and passing out refreshments to the riders.

Aug
4
Mon
Sara’s Hope Shelter Birthday Party Program
Aug 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Date: Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Time: 6:30 to 8:45  

Location: Sarah’s Hope Shelter 1114 Mount Street, Baltimore, MD, 21217

Details: Monthly birthday parties for the children of Sara’s Hope. Volunteers assist with arts and crafts and celebrating with the kids.  

Oct
6
Mon
Sara’s Hope Shelter Birthday Party Program
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Date: Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Time: 6:30 to 8:45  

Location: Sarah’s Hope Shelter 1114 Mount Street, Baltimore, MD, 21217

Details: Monthly birthday parties for the children of Sara’s Hope. Volunteers assist with arts and crafts and celebrating with the kids.  

Sara’s Hope Shelter Birthday Party Program
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Date: Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Time: 6:30 to 8:45  

Location: Sarah’s Hope Shelter 1114 Mount Street, Baltimore, MD, 21217

Details: Monthly birthday parties for the children of Sara’s Hope. Volunteers assist with arts and crafts and celebrating with the kids.  

Oct
11
Sat
Light the Night Walk
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Time: 11:00AM to 5:00PM

Location: Rockville Town Square at 200 East Middle Lane, Rockville, MD 20850

Details: Join the So What Else volunteer group at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk.

Dec
1
Mon
Sara’s Hope Shelter Birthday Party Program
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:45 pm

Date: Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Time: 6:30 to 8:45  

Location: Sarah’s Hope Shelter 1114 Mount Street, Baltimore, MD, 21217

Details: Monthly birthday parties for the children of Sara’s Hope. Volunteers assist with arts and crafts and celebrating with the kids.