October 3 • Burnin' Down Main

Volunteers neeeded to assist with chili cook off fundraiser to benefit McPherson Main Street. Duties include event set up, wristband & t-shirt sales, judging food and counting ballots. Contact Ann Engel @  620.241.7430

December 5 • Mini Main Street

Volunteers needed to assist with event set up, check-in, cashiering, gift wrapping, crafts and refreshments. Event designed to provide children a chance to holiday shop. Contact Ann Engel @ 620.241.7430

Ongoing • Volunteer Youth Advisor

Volunteer adult needed to serve as facilitator of the McPherson County Community Foundation Youth Advisory Council, a county-wide group of teen volunteers, ages 13-18, who analyze community needs and grant dollars to local organizations who are meeting those needs.

Contact Celeste Carlson at 620.245.9070 or celeste@mcphersonfoundation.org

Ongoing • Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

Volunteers needed to serve on advisory board, to provide childcare and to provide direct response services.

Contact Lisa Donahue at 620.241.6615

Ongoing • Habitat for Humanity

Volunteers needed to help with all aspects of home building projects. Contact Bill Parker @ 620.241.0886

United Way of McPherson County is dedicated to building a stronger community by addressing issues related to education, health and income.

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P.O. Box 55, 306 N. Main
McPherson, KS 67460
(620) 241.5152 

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Ongoing • Circles of McPherson County

Volunteers needed to prepare Thursday night meals for participants and leaders focusing on ending poverty. Mentors and childcare providers also needed.

Contact Brenda Sales @ 620.242.2015 or brenda@circlesmcpherson.org

Ongoing • CASA: A Voice for Children, Inc.

Volunteers needed to serve on the board of directors; additional volunteers needed to assist with sub-committee work related to policies, fundraising and legislation.

Contact Sandra Bradley at 316.284.6090 or sandrab@9thcasa.org

Ongoing • Meadowlark/Sunflower Santa Fe Trails

Volunteers needed to help develop biking and walking trails. Contact Ardie Streit @  620.241.7005 or sharpardie@cox.net

Ongoing • Meals on Wheels

Volunteers needed daily to deliver meals.

Contact Connie Grennan @  620.241.5238 or macmealsonwheels@att.net

Ongoing • McPherson Museum

Volunteers needed to support overall program at the McPherson Museum: Grounds Maintenance, Archives, Education, Registration, Events, Exhibits, Tours and Reception Desk. Contact Anna Ruxlow at 620.241.8464

Ongoing • Gentiva Healthcare

Volunteers needed for office work or providing companionship to clients i.e. reading, conversation or music.

Contact Gentiva Healthcare at 620.245.0891