As we continue to slowly re-open some of the volunteer opportunities, the safety of our volunteers and the community members that we are serving are very important to us. Volunteers are required to bring and wear a mask at all times. 

If you are new to SPUR please fill out our VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT FORM and let us know what volunteer opportunities you are interested in. 

Make Dog Treats at Home: In June we invite you to join us in making dog biscuits from the confines of your home. These treats will be donated to the Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem. Click the link below to learn more and sign up.

Make Dog Treats at Home

Sew Pillowcases at SPUR for the Holiday Cheer Drive: We are excited to invite our Sew Good Team back into the office. Join SPUR to create pillowcases to be used as Bundles of Cheer for the annual SPUR Holiday Cheer Drive. Come sort, match, cut, iron and sew fabric with us. All ages are welcome and no experience is needed! All sewing stations will be spread throughout the office and masks will be required. We will also be hosting a virtual sewing session in May!  Please click on the dates below to learn more and to sign up!

Thursday, May 6th - 10:00AM - 11:30AM (VIRTUAL SESSION ON ZOOM)

Monday, May 10th - 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Wednesday, May 26th - 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Monday, June 7th - 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Thursday, June 17th - 1:00PM - 2:30PM

Lifebridge Meal Service: Volunteer to prepare 10 portions of a designated meal for Lifebridge, an organization that provides shelter, food and supportive services to the local homeless population and people in need. In-person service at this facility has been paused at this time. Please click on the dates below to sign up and click on the name of the meal for the recipe. 

Wednesday, May 19th - Lemon Poppy Chicken with Pea & Mint Couscous/Tomato Basil Pasta (Vegan)

Wednesday, June 16th - Pesto Chicken & Veggies/Vegan Stir-Fry

Recuperative Care Center Meal Drops: Three times a month volunteers have the opportunity to make a meal at home for clients at the Recuperative Care Facility in Lynn. All volunteers for these opportunities will be responsible to drop off the meal at Bridgewell. All recipes will be emailed to you at least 2 days before the meal service date. Please click on the dates below to sign up. 

May Meal Drops: 5/7, 5/11, 5/25

June Meal Drops: 6/4/, 6/8, 6/22

SPUR Food Rescue Initiative

In March 2021, we have decided to restart this program. We always looking for volunteers to join us in our initiative to prevent food waste while providing food to local group homes and food pantries. Click HERE to learn more. To schedule a quick orientation please email Kim Nothnagel to become a Food Rescuer!

SPUR Community Roots Garden at St. Andrews

Each year our garden grows hundreds of pounds of produce which is donated to local Food Pantries and Group Homes. If you would like to be the first the get these opportunities at the beginning of each month, please fill out our VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT FORM  and one of our Garden Chairs will reach out to answer any questions and to offer an opportunity to meet at the garden for a tour.