Good Neighbors Group is a volunteer network that aims to connect people and communities to those with specific needs, reduce waste and demonstrate that everyone can do something; one person can make a difference.
Current projects and needs:
Wow! Good Neighbors now has a t-shirt! It sports the sun/people logo and the catch phrase, "Think outside the dumpster." If you'd like to see it or place an order for one, let me know.
For the month of February GNG is collecting the following items to ship to Buenos Vecinos/Good Neighbors in Honduras:
school glue (not glue sticks)
little pencil sharpeners
dry erase markers
adhesive bandages (especially cute ones for kids) of any size
anti-diarrheal medicines (like Pepto Bismol or Immodium)
For GNG: Large plastic containers with screw-on lids (often these are from snacks at big box stores) for our upcoming Quarter Auction
For We Care and Friends: Mens jeans size 42x30, Boys jeans size 10-12, Mens boots sz 10
HOPE for All
Yard sale items
The Way Home Group Home, an adolescent group home and treatment center in Baltimore:
Underclothes: new underwear, new or gently used socks and bras
New and Used DVD's (rated G, PG, PG-13)
Books for teens (new or used)
Pocket phone books, journals, scrap books, calendars
Board games, arts and crafts (beads, gimp, etc.), canvases for painting
Games for the X-box/Wii (new or used)
Buenos Vecinos/Good Neighbors, Central America
plastic plates, bowls and cups, small sizes of sandals and flip flops (new and nearly new), backpacks and string backpacks, granola bars, protein powders , first aid items, school supplies
If you have something to offer, and you don't see it listed here, just ask. GNG can find a home for ANYTHING!
WHERE CAN YOU CONSIGN FOR GOOD NEIGHBORS GROUP? We have accounts at the following locations: Curve Appeal, Cha Ching Consignments, Honeysuckle Quality Consignments, Replay Sports Consignment, Red Balloon, Return To Oz, and One Petticoat Lane. Check out the Links page for addresses and phone numbers.
To be added to our distribution list for updates, make a contribution so we can continue our good works or to contact us for any reason, please send a message to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead