Montgomery Family Volunteer Challenge

We are so glad that you are interested in the Family Volunteer challenge. We hope that by participating, you will make some family memories and instill in your children the importance of caring for your community and the people in it!

Here's how the Montgomery Family Challenge works:

  • Choose from our list of 12 challenges at the link below.
  • Work as a family to complete your challenges. The more challenges you complete, the more raffle tickets you will get for our pool pass drawing.

4 Completed challenges = 1 raffle ticket

8 Completed Challenges = 2 raffle tickets

12 Completed Challenges = 3 raffle tickets

Take pictures as you complete your chosen activities. Send your completed card and the pictures to Wendy Grethel by March 31.


Download your Family Volunteer Challenge card here!

Volunteer Challenge Ideas

We hope these ideas and links will help you complete your volunteer activities:

  1. Do something nice for a neighbor (bake cookies, shovel walkway, rake leaves, etc.)
  2. Leave a note of cheer: (post-it-notes, sidewalk chalk, leave homemade bookmarks in books at library, Painting Happy Rocks)
  3. Donate food to a food pantry: NEEDS, OGB, Matthew 25 Ministries, Montgomery Food Share
  4. Donate gently used toys, clothing, or household items - Wishlist items: Matthew 25 Ministries, New Life Furniture (scroll to bottom of page)
  5. Volunteer at a charitable organization or animal shelter - Please contact them before going: The list is at the bottom of our Volunteer Page
  6. Pick up litter.
  7. Donate items on an animal shelter wish list: Heartt Animal Refuge OR Make homemade treats or toys and donate to the SPCA, Treats for Dogs, Treats for Cats, Dog Toy.
  8. Make and send cards (NO glitter or confetti, please) to local care facilities or send them to soldiers or wounded veterans:
    Meadowbrook Care Center; 8211 Weller Rd.; Montgomery, Ohio 45242
    Care Core; Care of Beth Luken; 7777 Cooper Road; Montgomery, Ohio 45242
    Hugs For Soldiers, Heartillery, America's Adopt A Soldier, Soldiers' Angels
  9. Donate hygiene products or school supplies: NEEDS, OGB, Mathew 25 Ministries
  10. Make a no-sew fleece blanket for Project Linus
    Blanket drop-off location: Kramer's Sew & Vac, 9907 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242; phone: 513-891-5005
  11. Do a random act of kindness. February 12-18 is Random Acts of Kindness Week: ideas
  12. Give an unexpected gift.
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