NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION NEEDS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
AMERICAN RED CROSS  
1777 Tamiami Trail, Suite 410
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Data Entry, Front Desk and office, Respond to fires (DAT)

Apply to volunteer online at www.redcross.org/fl/sarasota/volunteer or
Contact Sharon Wisniewski at941-379-9300 ext 223 or Sharon.Wisnieski3@redcross.org


BIG BROTHERS, BIG SISTERS of the SUNCOAST
6919 Outreach Way, #B112
North Port, FL 34287

(941) 429-3727
Mentoring children on their own to share fun activities or School-based Program where you meet with children at the school for one-on-one mentoring. Background check and finger printing required. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast
Contact Ashley Burchell

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF NORTH PORT
6851 Biscayne Drive
North Port, Fl 34287
Help with homework, assist with technology, and work on special projects.

Contact Wayne Ard, Club Director at 423-4405 or at ward@bgcsarasota.org 
Website: http://bgcsaratota.org

CHILDREN FIRST
6926 Children's Way
North Port, FL 34287
Assist teachers in infant's classroom. Reading to children, teach a craft, or do an art project.  Office work.

Call Megan Wenger at 953-3877 ext. 126 
Website: http://childrenfirst.org

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, Sarasota County
701 Center Road
Venice, FL 34285
Cover phones and typing. Delivering calendars and flyers. File maintenance. Assist with "Challenge Program".

Call Linda at 485-9724 or visit www.thewomensresourcecenter.org

FISH OF NORTH PORT
Drive residents to doctor's visits, grocery stores, and other appointments.

Call Bruce Isbell at 429-8945 or email to blkisbell@comcast.net

FLORIDA CENTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD
6929 Outreach Way
North Port, FL 34287
Front desk reception, provide classroom assistance (inclusion preschool with typically developing children and special needs children). Background checks and fingerprint check possibly required at no charge.

Call Corissa Grothe at 371-8820 X1032 or email to Corissagrothe@thefloridacenter.org
Website: http://thefloridacenter.org

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
13624 Tamiami Trail
North Port, FL 34287
Shelving assistance, computer lab attendants, tech patrol assist with checkout, book doctors to repair books, work in the used book store.

Contact Charlotte Leonard-Braun at (305)304-3002 or email to info@folofnorthport.com
Website: http://folofnorthport.com

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY (S. Sarasota County)
280 Alligator Drive
Venice, FL 34293
Construction of houses, working the Restore, working in the office, on committees, and events.

Call Emily Shaw / Cristina McCauley at 493-6606 
Website: http://habitatsouthsarasota.org


NORTH PORT MEALS ON WHEELS
4285 Wesley Lane
North Port, FL 34287
Delivery drivers, cooks, and helpers.

Call Gerry Bennett at 426-0905 or Zara Leiby at 429-5510.
Email: NPMealsOnWheels@aol.com
Website: http://www.npmow.org/


NORTH PORT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
15121 Tamimai Trail
North Port, fL 34287
Cover phones, typing, greet visitors.

Call Kim Clark at 423-5040 or email wgunnin@northportareachamber.com
Website: http://northportareachamber.com


NORTH PORT COALITION FOR HOMELESS/NEEDY CHILDREN (Back Pack Angels)
P.O. Box 6826
North Port, FL 34290
Volunteeers to help collect, pack, move, and deliver toiletries for student backpacks.

Call Diane Patterson at 813-758-2805 or email to owlsnest2011@hotmail.com
Website: North Port Coalition for Homeless/Need Childern - BAck Pack Angels


DIVISION OF SOCIAL SERVICES, City of North Port
6919 Outreach Way
North Port, FL 34287
Toy Chest Program, Mayor's Feed the Hungry, Backpack Program, and Registration.

Call Janet Carrilo at 429-3704 or email at jcarillo@cityofnorthport.com
Website: City of North Port Social Services

NORTH PORT SENIOR CENTER
4940 Pan American Blvd.
North Port, FL 34287
Assist with special activities, help with movie night, bingo, and computer instruction.

Contact Helen Marchese at 426-2204

QUALITY HEALTH CARE
6940 Outreach Way
North Port, FL 34287
Help with parties, barbeques, fish fry, shopping trip to maill, and decorating for the holidays.

Call Shelly Carter at 426-8411 or email to qhccnp.act@gmail.com

RESPITE LIVING WATERS LUTHERAN CHURCH
12475 Chancellor Blvd.
North Port, FL 34287
Assist with "A Special Time" program for memory impaired. Greet and interact with caregivers, focus on participant's needs, assist with cleanupp, and assit, supervise, and work with participants during activities.

Call Adeline Banks at 244-7870 or email to Banks340@comcast.net

SAFE PLACE AND RAPE CRISIS CENTER
2139 Main Street
Sarasota, FL
Cover phones, client intake, court advocates on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, picking up food, hospital response team volunteer.  Training provided; Background and fingerprint check - no charge.

Call 365-0208 (Sarasota) or 429-3752 (Venice). Email to sparccinfo@sparcc.net
Website: http://sparcc.net

SALVATION ARMY
4940 Pan American Blvd.
North Port, FL 34287
Donating items for resale call 488-9300. Assistance to stock the food pantry, answer the phones, and help with the distribution of food.

Contact Cindy Mattson or Lisa Knecht at 240-5108
Website: http://salvationarmyflorida.org/sarasota

SARASOTA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
2200 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34237
Telephone reception; clerical assistance.

Call Marijon Bruno at 861-2624 or email marijonbruno@flhealth.gov.
Website: www.sarasotahealth.org

TIDEWELL HOSPICE
220 Wexford Blvd.
Venice, FL 34293
Sit respite at patient's home, drive patient to appointments, grocery shop, run errands, bereavement art intervention, assistance, and companionship. Assist with "Challenge Program". Mandatory training and finger print check.

Contact Gloria Overholt at 552-5944.
Website: http://tidewell.org

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER
701 Center Road
Venice, fL 34285
Cover phones, typing, delivering calendars and flyers, file maintenance, and fund raising.

Call Linda at 485-9724. Website: www.thewomensresourcecenter.org

YMCA CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
5930 Sam Shapos Way
North Port, FL 34287
Mentoring, adopt homeless children to give gifts for the holidays. Meet with students one hour per week at North Port schools.

Call Kelsey Shipley at 941-240-8877.
Website: www.charlottecountyymca.com