Call for Volunteers and Donations for the Veterans Empowerment Organization Cleaning Supply/Paper Goods Drive Collection
Atlanta, GA on February 24th, 2018 1000-1100 EDT
JOAG and ACOA Officers inthe Atlanta, GA area:
You are invited to helpsupport homeless Veterans in the Atlanta metro area. The Veterans Empowerment Organization (www.veohero.org) empowers the lives of military veterans through comprehensive social reintegration programs. This event will assist in the collection of cleaning products (e.g.,bathroom/kitchen cleaner, wood floor cleaner, ajax, scouring pads, febreeze,and general household cleaners) and paper products (e.g., toilet paper, papertowels) needed for Veteran residents.
Please join the JOAG Public Health and Community Service Committee, Uniformed Services Community Service Subcommittee and Atlanta Commissioned Officers Association to honor and support these service members who served in our military and made sacrifices for our freedoms and way of life. This activity also supports the National Prevention Strategy priority to improve mental and emotional well-being and will enhance visibility of USPHS in the community.
We are seeking both volunteers and donors to assist with this event.
Donation Drop-off Date & Time: Saturday,February 24, 2018 from 1000-1100 EDT
Location: Central Collection Point (Target Parking Lot)
2400 N Druid Hills Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Participants: PHS officers, civilian co-workers, family, and friends to serve as donors/volunteers.
Donors: Donors are needed to provide items such as cleaning supplies and paper products to event coordinators and volunteers. (donations acceptedfrom February 12 – 24, 2018)
Volunteers: Volunteers will serve as points of contact during the donation period to assist with collecting items, inventorying items, and educating the public about VEO and veteran social reintegration programs. Volunteers will be provided an overview of collection procedures, timeline, and education materials. Volunteers are also tasked with bringing all collected cleaning supplies and paper products to the central collection point (Target parking lot) on Saturday, February 24th, 2018.
Uniform of the Day (Drop-Off Event): PHS t-shirt and loose fitting pants or jeans with no rips, holes or tears. Shorts or skirts at the knee are also permitted. Family and friends may wear similar, appropriate clothing.
There is no limit to the number of officers who may support this event. All officers are welcome to volunteer as a point of contact and/or provide donations. No special skills are required and there is no associated cost to participate. Those interested in serving as a volunteer, please provide LT Shayne Gallaway firstname.lastname@example.org with your Name, Rank, and Employee ID # NLT February 12th, 2017. Those serving as a Volunteer will receive a Letter of Appreciation.
If you have any questions or would like to volunteer to collect donations but are unable to make it to the central collection point on February24th, please contact LT Shayne Gallaway (email@example.com) (404) 477-7010 and LT Naki Clemmons (firstname.lastname@example.org) (870) 413-1155 to make arrangements.