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Woodbridge Youth Services: 12/11/20

Woodbridge Youth Services: 12/11/20

“We Care” Kits to Aid Homeless/Community Service Project

Youth Services invites teens to help the homeless this holiday season by making kits of essentials to donate to our local shelters.  Your kit should be a minimum of a gallon size, zip lock bag or drawstring size bag.  Please feel free to decorate your bag letting someone know you are thinking of them, and you care.  Some ideas to include in your kits; toiletries (travel size), feminine hygiene products, hats, gloves, socks, tissues, wipes, hand sanitizers, masks, band-aids, water, mints, $5 GC, granola or protein bar, fruit cup (spoon), flashlight, peanut butter crackers, etc.

Please contact Youth Services for an appointment to drop off your donations.  We will be giving one hour of community service for every kit made.  Please make sure you bring your completed community service form for approval (if needed).  Should you have any questions, please call Youth Services at 203-389-3449 or email us at youthone@woodbridgect.org.

Woodbridge Job Bank Seeks Teens Who Want Work

The Job Bank in Woodbridge offers occasional jobs to teen residents (ages 13 – 18) who would like to work to earn some extra cash.  The application process provides an opportunity to learn about the interview process, safety on the job, and how to negotiate pay.

Due to COVID-19, most jobs are currently outdoors with masks and social distancing as required.  Teens can do yard work, dog walking, shoveling, etc.  Responsible teens who wish to join the Job Bank should call for an interview at 203-389-3464 or e-mail npfund@woodbridgect.org.

Need Snow Shoveling or Yard Work?  Woodbridge Job Bank Can Help

Woodbridge Job Bank teens will work for Woodbridge residents who wish to hire someone to assist for odd jobs like yard cleanup, weeding, moving boxes, and snow shoveling.  Call 203-389-3464 for more information.

TEAM Toys 4 Kids Program Deadline Today

Parents who meet income guidelines are eligible to apply for holiday toys for children 12 years of age or younger.  Due to Covid-19, applications for the Toys 4 Kids Program will only be processed online.  Income guidelines and applications are available at https://teaminc.org/toys-4-kids-2020/.  Application deadline is Friday, December 11.

Community support is needed.  Donors may use the above link to make purchases and view suggestions.  If you have a new toy to donate, please contact Youth Services at 203-389-3464 to set a time to drop off your donation before December 9.  Your generosity is much appreciated.

Pictured: Amity student Annika Lyngdal on right presents her “We Care” bags to Woodbridge Youth Services Director Nancy Pfund.  All donations will be provided to local homeless shelters.

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