Love Your City PROJECTS

 

1. CLEANING A FAMILY HOME

Project: Cleaning an extremely cluttered and unkept home. We will help a single mom with  tiding and cleaning all 7 living areas in the apartment (floors, walls and doors). And discarding unwanted objects, in consultation.

People needed: 5
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Lunch and refreshments: Bring your own.
Requirement: Dutch

 

2. CLEANING AND PAINTING FOR AN ELDERLY LADY

Project: Due to major health issues a lady from our community desperately needs help with cleaning her home and garden and painting.

People needed: 8
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Lunch and refreshments: Bring your own.

 

3. ELDERLY WESTWIJK (family friendly)

Project: Help make fun games.

  • A big clown with an empty face, where someone can put their face through
  • A donkey for Pin The Tail on The Donkey
  • Clog game with lots (Tug-of-War)
  • Can Toss Game (please collect the tin cans prior to the project)

If there is time after lunch and making the games, we’ll take a walk with the residents.

People needed: 10
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Lunch and refreshments: Provided by the Zorghuis, prepared by the volunteers.
Requirement: Bring empty food tin cans.

 

4. CANCELLED

 

5. WALKING WITH THE ELDERLY IN WHEELCHAIRS (family friendly)

Project: Together with Brentano’s volunteers, Crossroads will take some wheelchair-bound elderly people for a walk in the Amstelveen area.

People needed: 25+
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Lunch and refreshment: Bring your own.
Requirement: Wheelchair training course on Wednesday, May 22nd at 19:30/20:00 (TBC) at ‘T Huis aan de Poel, Amstelveen.

 

6. CANCELLED

 

7. PAINTING & CLEANING A HOME

Project: A painting and cleaning team is needed to help a single lady make a fresh start. We would like to paint the living room, kitchen, toilet and bedroom.

People needed: 5
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Lunch and refreshments: Bring your own.

 

8. GARDENING – COMMUNITY CENTER DE DICHTER

Project: Help vulnerable members of the Dichters neighborhood prepare their gardens for summer.

People needed: 10
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Lunch and refreshments: Bring your own.

 

9. ODD JOBS AT COMMUNITY ROOM KEIZER KARELPARK

Project: The folks at the community room need help with small odd jobs, like gardening, tidying and sorting inventory.

People needed: 3
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Lunch and refreshments: Lunch is provided.

 

10. ACCOMPANY THE ELDERLY TO A CHOIR PERFORMANCE (family friendly)

Project: De Luwte is organising a choir performance for their clients and will need a helping hand in picking up the clients from their homes, serving coffee, tea and other refreshments and taking them home again after the program.

People needed: 8
Time: 13:00 – 16:30

 

11. PETTING ZOO DE GLIPHOEVE (family friendly)

Project: De Gliphoeve needs some extra hands to help them cleaning stables; baking pancakes; support in managing the second-hand shop; sweeping and cleaning the site; prepare activities; and water the vegetable garden.

People needed: 5
Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Lunch and refreshments: Bring your own.

 

12. COFFEE & POFFERTJES

Project: Prepare and serve coffee and “poffertjes” at the community center Middenhof. The centre will serve as a meeting point for elderly people attending a choir performance.

People needed: 6
Time: 11:00 – 14:30
Lunch and refreshments: Bring your own

 

13. WALK & GAMES WITH THE ELDERLY WITH DEMENTIA (family friendly)

Project: Help the team at Zonnehof Bovenkerk provide a fun day for their elderly. Take a stroll before lunch and play some games in the afternoon.

People needed: 6-10
Time: 11:00 – 14:00
Lunch and refreshments: Bring your own lunch, refreshments are provided.