IN OUR FIRST FOUR DAYS
QUICKLY SPOT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
This buttery yellow color
Have an hour or two?
CanDo helps make it easy
to make a difference.
See this image?
GOT A POSTER PLACE?
Do you work in a business or office where a
poster might be just the thing?
Let us know
. Write POSTER in the subject line.
We'll deliver the poster and take a photo to feature via social media. That way, everyone will know about businesses that support community.
How to work out like "Notorious RBG"
Steven Colbert tries
to keep up with
Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
FARM TO FOOD BANK PROJECT
HOPING FOR RAIN
CanDo volunteers pick up donations from Napa Farmers Market vendors every Saturday, rain or shine.
We take them to the South Napa Shelter and the CAN-V
Napa Food Bank.
Come and help!
Any Saturday year-round
South Napa Century Center
195 Gasser Drive
to learn more or to
Teens and older, supervised children are welcome.
BITS AND PIECES
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NEIGHBORHOOD COORDINATORS' NOVEMBER ORIENTATION IS BEING RESCHEDULED
Our next Orientation will be after the new year.
Interested? We'd love to have you.
November 16 is
America Recycles Day
Donate your gently-used
coats, costumes, shoes
10-AM - 2PM
Redwood Plaza - Napa
Curbside Composting or recycling to
Responses graciously provided
Tim Dewey-Mattia, Napa Recycling
& Waste Services.
HERE'S WHAT YOU
TO GET INVOLVED
CanDo's Garden for the Food Bank
fresh, local produce for the CAN-V Food Bank. We also collect produce from generous Farmers' Market vendors for the Food Bank and Homeless Shelter.
Waterway Keepers began as a CanDo project. Now it's orchestrated by our friends at the Napa Co. Resource Conservation District. Volunteers help maintain our river and streams to keep them vibrant and alive.
Raises funds and awareness for local nonprofits in a year-end giving campaign.
hilary or Nancy.
CanDo has a brilliant way to help share food with neighbors in need.
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The Choices We Make
Napa Valley CanDo seeks to inspire and facilitate action
by alerting interested Valley residents about opportunities for service. If you participate as a volunteer in an activity that you learned about through Napa Valley CanDo, whether initiated by CanDo or another organization, please take personal responsibility for your involvement. Use common sense. Only you can determine whether an activity is a good
fit, that is to say
compatible with your interests and abilities.
YOUR MARKETPLACE MAGAZINE
Support 46 remarkable Napa County nonprofits.
Help them continue their important work.
Donations start at $10 and every donor gets free treats from generous local businesses.
November 1 - December 31
It's CanDo's 2019 Give!Guide Kickoff Party.
Free. Festive. Fun. Open to the public.
Hampton Inn & Suites
So. Century Marketplace - Napa
Thursday, November 7
No fund-raising, just fun-raising.
Tasty refreshments. Music by the Juliane Band.
Honor this year's CanDo Spirit Award winner,
Madeline Hernandez of the Immigration
CAN A MORNING BE TOO MUCH FUN?
NOT THIS ONE!
Saturday, Nov. 4, 26 remarkable local nonprofits sent reps to the Napa Farmers Market. We were graciously hosted by Cara Mae and her crew.
What do you do when you have to "work" on a Saturday morning? You greet neighbors, play in the sun, share news of your nonprofit's work and celebrate distribution of this year's
Give!Guide catalog. In between,
eat strawberries, indulge in Annie the Baker's extraordinary cookies, and soak up the CanDo Spirit.
Events and Volunteer Opportunities
from Other Groups Around the Valley
Tell 'em you heard about it through CanDo!
Note: Posting events in this "Spotlight" does not constitute an endorsement by Napa Valley CanDo unless expressly stated.
We list a variety of
programs we feel may be of interest to our readers. Explore! Enjoy! Get involved!
BROWN BAG DELIVERY DRIVER
SPONSOR: CANV Napa Food Bank
The Napa Food Bank is looking for a driver to deliver approximately 40-50 boxes of food to American Canyon residents on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 9AM-noon. A clean DMV record is required. You will be driving a Food bank vehicle.
1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month, 9AM-noon
ANOTHER BROWN BAG DELIVERY DRIVER
SPONSOR: CANV Napa Food Bank
The Napa Food Bank is looking for a driver to deliver Brown Bags to Napa seniors on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 9AM-12:00.
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
NAPA YOUTH LACROSSE EVENT VOLUNTEERS
SPONSOR: Napa Force Youth Lacrosse Club
Napa Force is a nonprofit club supporting boys' and girls' teams. This year we are hosting a fundraiser to fund specific needs and the newly formed Lacrosse teams at Napa and Vintage High. Event volunteers are needed for setup/breakdown, registration table, and live/silent auction help. Four hour shifts which includes a meal for volunteers. Please help support this great activity for local youth! You can sign up using this link.
Sat., Nov. 16, 4-10PM
Napa Valley Country Club
PUERTAS ABIERTAS FUND RAISER
SPONSOR: Puertas Abiertas
Community Resource Center
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Macbella, a new European fashion boutique will donate a share of their sales to support to work of Puertas Abiertas. Puertas Abiertas is a nonprofit organization in Napa that provides services to our Hispanic community including health, social service and education services that have a significant impact on family interaction, financial stability, civic involvement and educational success.
Thurs, Nov. 5, 5:30-7:30PM
Macbella fashion boutique, 1252 First St.
23RD ANNUAL NATIVE AMERICAN
ART & DINNER AUCTION
SPONSOR: Suscol Inter-tribal Council
Native American Art Auction dinner. Proceeds to benefit "Suskol House" Native American land project in Chiles-Pope Valley. Beautiful, unique, hand made Native arts and crafts. Salmon & bison dinner with local NV wines and chef. Family-friendly. Wear dressy casual.
Thursday, Nov. 9, 5-9PM
Yountville Community Hall, 6156 Washington Street
LIKE TO HAVE YOUR EVENT IN THE
Are you a nonprofit in need of volunteers?
Or do you have a fundraiser, educational opportunity,
or fun event you'd like to
share in the SPOTLIGHT?
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like us to consider MUST be sent as a jpg.
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unday, 6PM for the following Tuesday's blast.