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RASKALS fall service project registration now open
With simplified sign-ups and flexibility to choose a date that fits your schedule, West Chester is making its fall community service project more user-friendly for volunteers.
Registration for RASKALS (Random Acts of Simple Kindness Affecting Local Seniors) has moved online. Individuals and/or groups can sign up before Friday, Oct. 26 by visiting https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4ba9aa2da1fb6-20181.
All work is coordinated by West Chester Township organizers. Volunteer teams will be paired with homes in the neighborhood Saturday, Nov. 10 where they will complete simple yard clean-up tasks and outdoor chores from about 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Not available November 10? Not a problem.
Organizers will extend the project for any volunteers who are unavailable on the official RASKALS date. Any team or group with a scheduling conflict on Saturday, Nov. 10 may indicate their availability in order to be paired with a client on an alternate date.
Volunteers must be at least 10 years of age or accompanied by an adult if younger, and everyone must complete a waiver. Common tasks include raking leaves, weeding flower beds and cleaning windows.
RASKALS is a semi-annual, community-wide volunteer project serving more than 100 local seniors. The program helps seniors remain more self-sufficient while developing meaningful relationships between volunteers and their clients.
With questions, call 513-759-7312.