#10: Volunteer at: homeless shelter, retirement home, or church- CHECK!

Last night I had a great opportunity to volunteer at SHARE. A food distribution for those in need. Located in Monticello, MN SHARE was able to give out enough food last night for 450 families. They are able to help so many by receiving food and money donations from Businesses around the state. Some of the items included last night were propel water, ginger ale, blueberry juice, evaporated milk, grapefruits, combos, assorted cheese products, lettuce, gifts for boys and girls, popcorn, peanuts, candy, soy milk, frozen veggies, energy drinks, tonic water, protein shakes, girl scout cookies, and much more!

I was surprised to see how many families showed up to recieve food, AND how many volunteers were needed to help make sure everything runs smooth. I had a great time handing out food and getting to know some of the volunteers. Here are a couple pictures from the night:

For more information about food share in Minnesota you can visit: http://mnfoodshare.gmcc.org/

April 10-16 is National Volunteer Week for information on where you can volunteer visit: http://www.redcross.org

Yesterday I had the whole day off- it was great. I thinks its officially safe to say that spring has arrived look what grew in our yard:

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YAY! Our first flower- I love Spring

I took my little nephew out to lunch after picking him up from school (we went to Chipotle) Shelby met up with us with Jacob and it turned into a fun afternoon:
You can have a lot of fun with Burritos :)


 


04/08/2011 10:55

Good Stuff Ashley!

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