Bunco meets the first Tuesday of the month. Social time is at 1pm, and games start at 1:15pm. Proceeds to towards money for Clothe-a-Child.
CCS vouchers for new coats, shoes, and school uniforms are distributed so children in need through Dayton-area social service agencies and schools. Funding for this project comes from the Red Wagon luncheon, Clothe a Child banks, & grants.
Crafting Projects for Children
This group meets bi-monthly to craft items for organizations for children. Materials and supplies are provided.
DECA- Dayton Early College Academy
This non-traditional charter school offers volunteer opportunities in its three schools, including leading book groups, editing papers, and helping with school events.
DECA Prep K-4 and DECA Middle 5-8:
At DECA Prep, serving grades K-4, a “Bucket Buddy” engages weekly with students while completing activities created by the teacher from their “classroom bucket”. At DECA Middle ,serving grades 5-8, there are opportunities to work with students after school and Friday evenings for those that may not be able to visit every week. DECA High School: DECA High offers various opportunities to mentor and to work with small groups. All three schools offer Book Club leader opportunities.
Erma’s house, a family visitation center, provides a safe place for children to visit their non-custodial parent and a place to exchange children without parents interacting with each other. Training: 15 hrs are required, unless working in the office. Volunteers monitor non custodial parental visits with children, or assist
with exchanges. No training is required for office support work to coordinate games and toys.
Placement: Volunteer 3 hrs weekly or bi-monthly. Commitment is important for parental visits.
The Glen at St. Joseph
This residential facility offers low income single mothers a safe place while they work to better their own and their children’s lives. Volunteers can work in the child care center, organize donated items in their “Glen Mart”, work the vegetable garden or help at events.
Twice a year, CCS distributes basic necessities - such as blankets, clothes, and baby bottles, to underprivileged, newborn babies. Over 1500 layettes will be distributed this year through eight area social service agencies.
Maria Joseph Living Care Center
CCS ladies host a tea each Sept. in this retirement home. In addition, volunteers make monthly visits for craft programs or bingo and provide home-made
desserts or fruit the third Wednesday of the month for assisted-living residents. 10:00 – 11:15 am. Training is “on the job.” Children and grandchildren welcome!
Oak Tree Corner
A group setting offers an opportunity for children who have recently experienced a death in their family to move through the healing process. CCS members
provide a pizza dinner once a month with pop, fresh vegetables and cookies before the session.
A group of skilled knitters come together to knit prayer shawls to be given out for various reasons. Prayer Shawls might be given to a sick member, a member in
need, or given to nursing homes and retirement villages. Training is provided. New knitters are welcome.
St. Vincent de Paul
Volunteers help to serve dinner to the St. Vincent de Paul Gateway Shelter for Women and Families and donate items at our general membership meetings.