Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Special NEST Event Tonight With Seahawks VP At Center For Urban Horticulture

We're In!
NEST (Northeast Seattle Together) which supports Northeast Seattle elder neighbors through a network of volunteers and vendors, is having a special  "friendraising" from 6-8:30pm tonight at the UW Botanic Gardens’ Center for Urban Horticulture (3501 NE 41st Street), with Seattle Seahawks VP and NE Seattle native, Mike Flood..

Wine and appetizers will be served. RSVP to or 206-525-6378
Below are ways to volunteer with NEST, a non-profit grassroots operation serving NE Seattle seniors by creating a "virtual village" to helping them be able to stay in their own homes and neighborhoods they love. 

Volunteers provide companionship, care, as well as help seniors with a wide range of services, including gardening, computer help and more. to seniors aging in their homes. 

Ongoing classes (fitness, etc.) are also offered, as well as access to events, transportation services, and various services (such as estate planners) who provide their services at a discount to members.

Apply to volunteer in the office
Member Service Volunteers help 1-2 times a week in the NEST office for 2-3 hours helping to connect members with volunteers, send email and post mail to members, and keep the database updated. We're especially looking for volunteers available on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Apply to drive
Drivers take NEST members to the grocery store, on appointments and other errands. We’re especially seeking volunteers who are able to transport people who are using wheelchairs.

Apply for the Volunteer Committee
Volunteer Committee Members help recruit and train new NEST volunteers and support active volunteers to be successful.

Apply for Program CommitteeProgram Committee Members help plan and execute monthly events for NEST members and the public by securing guest speakers, scouting event locations and setting up spaces.

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