Sunday, March 15, 2009

BonaResponds Buffalo Day!!

March 28th The Second Annual BonaResponds Buffalo Day!!

This year the work day will be in conjunction with Villa Maria College.

Basic idea of the day: We meet at Villa Maria, have a short meeting, go work at various sites (take lunches), return to VillaMaria for free dinner and all-hands recap meeting.

A partial list of jobs (still waiting to hear from a few others)
  1. Bob Lanier Center-- Caulking Windows, cleaning inside and outside pickup
  2. St. Brigid-Columba Youth Center-- stripping wallpaper, cleaning walls, painting?
  3. Felician Sisters Mother House -- painting several rooms, setting up library
  4. Sr. Josette Food Pantry --- cleaning and organizing on-campus food pantry
  5. Cheektowaga Historical Society -- cleaning basement
  6. CHC Learning Center -- cleaning toys, therapy equipment, classrooms
  7. Kevin Guest House -- cleaning- walls, windows, etc
  8. Moving Miracles -- painting offices, building recital props,
  9. Villa SIFE Big Brothers/Sisters Carnival -- assist with running carnival- games, etc
  10. Nativity Miguel Middle School St. Monica Campus -- cleaning, washing walls and baseboards
  11. New Testament Church Youth Center -- painting, drywalling, patching walls for new youth center and computer lab
Tentative Schedule

Meet at Villa/Registration 9:45-10:00

Work Day 10:30 -4:00

Return to Villa; Clean up 4:15-4:30

End of Day Meeting 4:30 (with slide show from the day)

Dinner 5:00 ish


There will be transportation to VillaMaria from SBU. Details are still being worked out on this (and depend on the number of drivers) but we plan on getting a school bus, have the BonaResponds Van and will try to get other vehicles too. BUT IF YOU CAN DRIVE AND TAKE PEOPLE please indicate that on our sign-up form below.

Open to all. Get your family, your friends, alumni, or people off the street who want to help others.

Sign-Up form
Here is a sign-up form:

Here are liability waiver forms for BonaResponds and we will have ones from VillaMaria up very soon (everyone needs to fill out each).

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