SERVE DAY SPRING BREAK PROJECTS

  PROJECT DATE/TIME LOCATION WHO DESC PARTICIPANT LIMIT LEADER
FULL
Breakfast to Olive Branch Fire Stations 3/10/18
9:00 AM
Olive Branch Donuts
4857 Goodman Rd, Olive Branch
Students / Adults Let's give back to those who are willing to put their lives on the line for our safety. Bring $5 for donuts, meet at OB Donuts, then carpool to Fire Stations to drop off donuts. 7 Alex Flores
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Painting Ceiling for Widow 3/12/18
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
TBD Students / Adults Painting Ceiling in kitchen and bathroom. Team will need to make arrangements for materials. Wear paint clothes and be comfortable painting from a ladder. Email Cole to let him know what you can bring for project. 5 Cole Morgan Email
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Inspirational School Murals Center Hill High School 3/14/18
& 3/15/18
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Center Hill High School
Olive Branch
Students & Adults Paint inspirational quotes in student bathrooms at the high school. With all the negativity our students face today, a positive note in school can brighten their day. Welcome to come either day, please just email Whitney. 5 Whitney Lantrip Email
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Volunteering for the MidSouth Runners 5k / Half Marathon 3/17/18
7:00-10:00 AM
Olive Branch / Old Towne Area Coed,Students & Adults The annual MidSouth Runners 5k/ Half Marathon is looking for volunteers to help with course monitoring, Water stops, Aid stations, and lead cyclists. Bring your friends and decorate your water stations! Wear comfortable clothes to be outside in. Bring a radio and have fun! no limit Matt Yardley Email
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Olive Branch Elementary Landscaping 3/13/18
9 AM - 12 PM
OBES playground at the back of the school Students / Adults We will clear the court in preparation for sealing. Clean up the walking trail from debris and mud. This will be done with shovels and push brooms. Edging can take place after this. Volunteers bring equipment (line trimmers/power washers) will also need power source (Extension cords or gasoline). Materials: Transfer (flat) and round tip shovels, Power Washer, Garden Hose, Lawn bags, Wheelbarrow, Push brooms. 15 Larry & Susan Word Email
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Olive Branch Elementary Playground Bench Assembly 3/16/18
9 AM - 12 PM
OBES playground at the back of the school Families There are four benches to be assembled and set in concrete. Materials: Wheelbarrow for mixing concrete, Post hole digger, Shovel to mix concrete, Garden hose for water, Socket wrench set for assembling bench. 8 Larry & Susan Word Email
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Games with Olive Grove Terrace Residents 3/14/18
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Olive Grove Terrace
9684 Goodman Rd, Olive Branch
Families w Kids / Students / Adults Games with the young at heart. Bring your family-favorite board games to play with the residents and bring some love and joy to their day! 15 Terra Gentry Email
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lifeKIDS Serve Project 3/17/18
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Olive Branch City Park Families w Kids / Students / Adults We will have pit water, popsicles, and engage the community. Be prepared to have fun with hula hoops, jump ropes, frisbees, and other fun games to make new friends. No Limit Charlie Cross Email
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Heartland Hands Food Pantry - Tuesday 3/13/18
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
385 Stateline Rd W
Southaven
Students & Adults Join us to help serve Southaven and Horn Lake residents! You'll be working alongside our regular volunteers making sure families get their monthly groceries. Work will consist of processing incoming food donations, organizing pantry goods & loading family vehicles with groceries. Volunteers should be able to lift boxes 50 lbs or less. Please no students under the age of 11 yrs. 14 Heather Tucker Email
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Heartland Hands Food Pantry - Thursday 3/15/18
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
385 Stateline Rd W
Southaven
Students & Adults Join us to help serve Southaven and Horn Lake residents! You'll be working alongside our regular volunteers making sure families get their monthly groceries. Work will consist of processing incoming food donations, organizing pantry goods & loading family vehicles with groceries. Volunteers should be able to lift boxes 50 lbs or less. Please no students under the age of 11 yrs. 14 Heather Tucker Email
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Leah's House Bags 3/7/18
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Southaven LF Campus Families w Kids / Students / Adults We will be collecting completed hygiene bags during Thrive on March 7th and 14th. Items to be placed in a gallon size ziplock bag: Chapstick, Toothbrush, Crest Toothpaste, Suave Deodorant, Dial Bar Soap, Panty Liners, Travel size Kleenex, Travel size Pantene Shampoo and Conditioner. 15 Alicia Blanks Email
PROMO
Book Drive for Hernando County Jail 3/10 - 3/17/18
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Janie Rose Boutique, Southaven, MS Everyone Being in jail is a very heavy moment. You can feel lonely and be negatively or positively influenced. The Hernando County Jail Library cannot keep enough reading material. Drop off books during Janie Rose Store hours between Saturday 3/10 - Saturday 3/17. Books can be inspirational, religious etc... Nothing promoting crime, drug use, adult explicit content etc... mysteries and detective novels are good just nothing that blatantly promotes crime. They prefer hardbacks over paperbacks for longevity. Unlimited Elaena Bailey Email
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Landscaping & Shed Demolition 3/10/18
8:00 AM
10860 Byhalia Rd, Olive Branch Men Only Helping a young couple who just moved to area w no friends, only a few relatives. Help with building ready to collapse, dangerous. Wear work clothes, bring hammers or other eqpmt needed for tear down of shed. Will have tractor and dump trailer for project. If possible will need help relocating small utility building to shed site with aide of tractor. Need men who know how to do such things if possible. 15 Paula Miller Email
FULL
SH Police Appreciation Car Wash & Cookout 3/10/18
10 am - 2 PM
Parking Lot TBD Students / Adults / Families w Kids Show appreciation for our men and women in blue! We will be having a car wash (work or personal vehicles) and doing a cookout! 15 Amanda & Jesse Resch Email
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Spring Yardwork and Landscaping for Elderly 3/13/18
9 AM - 12 PM
626 Thunderbird North, Hernando MS Families w Kids / Students / Adults Sweet lady can no longer keep up with her yard. Wear work clothes & gloves. She should have basic tools, but bring what you can. Bench repair & small section of white picket fence painted white. Will have paint and brushes. Trim & clean up bushes & tree limbs. Rake Elderly neighbors house as well. 12 Carmon Harwood Email
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Refresh Entrance to Horn Lake Elementary 3/14/18
9 AM - 12 PM
Horn Lake Elementary Famililes w Kids / Students / Adults Freshening up the school's main entrance by fixing flower beds, edge sidewalks, just some annual flowers in a pots. Please bring tools, willing hearts, able bodies, and $10 for flowers if you can spare it. Materials needed: trash bags, rakes, gas weed eaters, hedge clippers (if electric will require a generator). 15 Krista Hicks Email
PROMO
Food Drive for Kids 3/12/18 - 3/17/18
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Drop off at Coffee Central
5627 Getwell Rd, Southaven
Everyone Hunger2Hope is a group that is part of a non-profit organization that feeds children who are hungry in DESOTO COUNTY. Let's fill their shelves with the following non-perishable food intems: Canned Fruit, Tuna, Beans, Vegetables, Soups, Spaghetti O's, Mac & Cheese Cups, Cereal Bars, Pop Tarts, Catorade, Juice Boxes. Unlimited Amy Berryhill Email
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Alzheimer's Home Patio Garden Cleanup 3/18/18
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LifePointe Village
2782 Star Landing Rd E, Southaven
Families w Kids / Students / Adults We will be cleaning up a garden patio area at a local Alzheimer’s home. Duties include pressure washing, flower bed cleaning and planting new items. We will also be working with the residents to plant new flower pots for the patio area. Please bring $10 donation for new plants. Email Christina if you can bring trash bags, rakes, gardening tools, or pressure washer. 15 Chris & Christina Wilhite Email
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Bathroom Mural for Hernando Elementary School 3/14/18
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hernando Elementary School Coed, Families, Students & Adults Let's brighten up the bathrooms at HES, a school full of bright young minds (K & 1st), one of the oldest schools in the DCS system. Join us as we surprise the students after Spring Break with their bathroom stalls painted with fun decorations and leave some inspiration with motivational Dr. Suess quotes. Please wear clothes that you are ok getting paint on. 15 Laurie Waring Email
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Refresh Hernando High School Teachers' Lounge 3/12/18
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hernando High School Students / Adults The teachers’ lounge hasn’t been updated in decades. This is where teachers eat lunch and work. We have a plan and have raised money, but need hands in helping to make the transformation happen! Handy DIYers welcome! Adults and high school students would be a fit for the job. Painting, pulling up carpet, and repurposing existing furniture. Transporting new furniture. 15 Mandy Jones Email
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Hernando Elementary School Landscaping 3/14/18
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hernando Elementary School
455 Riley Street, Hernando
Students / Adults / Families w Kids Pick up trash, pull weeds and just make HES look a little better for the K-1st grade students who attend there. 15 Laurie Waring Email
Volunteers Needed
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West Campus Construction Prep 3/10/18
Morning
West Campus Students / Adults Clean out and transfer of items to prep for construction. Trucks & Trailers needed. Anyone can help. Unlimited Ahnah Jenkins Email
6 spots available
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West Campus Demo Tuesday 3/13/18
8:00 AM
West Campus People with construction/carpentry experience 6 David Harding Email
6 spots available
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West Campus Demo Wednesday 3/14/18
8:00 AM
West Campus People with construction/carpentry experience 6 David Harding Email
Sign Up Helping a Veteran: Ramp Platform Materials Pickup 3/10/18
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11295 Mingo Drive, Hernando
then 8705 Highway 61
Adults / Students Pickup the materials needed to build a new platform in front of the shed. May need to go to Lowe's to pick up a couple of things. Truck Needed. 2 Ken Seeman Email
Sign Up Helping a Veteran: Ramp Disassembly 3/10/18
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8705 Highway 61, Lot 379
Lakeview Trailer Park
Adults / Students Disassmble and set aside the existing ramp and supports. Move and stack the 100 or so pavers leading up to the ramp. Tools to disassemble the ramp. Will need cement blocks to support the new deck. 2 Ken Seeman Email
Sign Up Helping a Veteran: Rebuild Shed Doors 3/11/18
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8705 Highway 61, Lot 379
Lakeview Trailer Park
Adults with DIY Skills Remove the doors from the shed, cut them down to size, rebuild them, and rehang them. Circular saw, screw gun, wood to reframe them, cutting guide. 3 Ken Seeman Email
Sign Up Helping a Veteran: Build Deck for Shed 3/11 - 3/17/18
Times Vary
8705 Highway 61, Lot 379
Lakeview Trailer Park
Adults with DIY Skills Frame and build a new deck for the shed level with the shed floor so that the vet can drive his scooter right into the shed. Circular saw, screw gun, sheetrock screws, chop saw. 4 Ken Seeman Email
Sign Up Helping a Veteran: Reinstall the Ramp 3/17/18
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
8705 Highway 61, Lot 379
Lakeview Trailer Park
Adults / Students Reinstall the ramp so that it leads to the newly built deck at the entrance to the shed. Replace the pavers--if needed--and add to the pavers--if needed. Tools to reassemble the ramp. 4 Ken Seeman Email
Sign Up Helping a Veteran: Home Declutter & Cleanup 3/17/18
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8705 Highway 61, Lot 379
Lakeview Trailer Park
Adults / Students Remove unneeded furniture and other items from a vet's home, taking them away for donation or disposal. Trash Bags, Pickup truck, Pressure washer, Cleaning supplies, Carpet cleaner. 6 Ginger Cruz Email
Sign Up Helping a Veteran: Powerwashing 3/17/18
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8705 Highway 61, Lot 379
Lakeview Trailer Park
Adults Powerwash the exterior of a veteran's home. Pressure washer, extension cord, hose. 3 Ginger Cruz Email
Sign Up Helping a Veteran: Install Shed Electrical Outlet 3/17/18
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
8705 Highway 61, Lot 379
Lakeview Trailer Park
Adults with basic elec. skills & knowledge Install an outlet on the interior of the shed, using the existing power that is on the outside of the shed. Electrical tools, basic tools to install the box. 2 Ken Seeman Email

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