The purpose of Save Maumee Grassroots Organization is to preserve, protect and improve the ecosystems of the Upper Maumee River and watershed by increasing public awareness through advocacy, collaboration, education and hands-on projects. The organization operates as a charitable, nonprofit organization and filed with the IRS, as a 501 (c) ( 3), in December 2013. Our work since 2005 has been a 100% volunteer organization.
Make Microwavable Heating Pads - to give to every member in an assisted living home. This is community service--make it a Take Action project by a) creating a "how to" handout and giving copies to volunteer organizations that help the elderly; b) doing a community assessment to find other organizations that could use donations (faith-based orgs with a ministry for seniors, hospitals, clinics, etc) or c) creating a new group of volunteers who commit to making these year-round.
Good reminder: "You stay home to take care of your children. Not to have an immaculate house or a perfectly manicured lawn, or to join lots of volunteer organizations, or to have more time for shopping and socializing."
The Vegetarian Society of Hawaii is a not-for-profit volunteer organization founded in 1990 to promote human health, animal rights, and protection of the environment by means of vegetarian education. It's among the largest vegetarian/vegan societies in the nation.