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Wells Bring Hope | Volunteers Needed for Annual Event

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Date:  October 17, 2021

Time Slots Available: 

  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm Event Set up  
  • 4:00pm - 7:30pm Event Volunteer

Location: Private Beverly Knolls home

Cost:  FREE for PMI-LA Event Volunteers!

PMI-LA Chapter Volunteers Needed for  “Sunday Afternoon in a Japanese Garden”

Wells Bring Hope is looking for volunteers to assist at their 13th annual fundraiser. It will be held on October 17, 2021, at a beautiful Beverly Knolls home (near 405 and Mulhulland Drive).

Timing:

1:00 - 4:00 pm: Help set up 

4:00 - 7:30 pm:

  • Assist with check in of attendees
  • Assist calligrapher who will be creating gift for each attendee
  • Be at a silent auction table
  • Help with auction checkout
  • Assist with wrapping up event

The actual event will start at 4 pm and end at 7 pm. Ideally, we'd like as much of your time as you're willing to give.

Food:  Dinner will be provided.

Credit: You can report your time as Chapter Volunteer Time or Community Service while helping a worthwhile cause.

Required Skills:

  • Warm, able to make guests feel welcome
  • Reliable and responsible, can be counted on to fulfill commitment to show up on time and stay until the event ends
  • Volunteers, as well as guests, will be required to be vaccinated. Masks will be optional.

 

If interested in this position, please email Ida Harding at ida@wellsbringhope.org.  In addition to being a Founder and BOD Member for Wells Bring Hope, Ida is a long time PMI-LA Chapter member and volunteer (since 1993). She served as President in 1999 and 2000 and was active as a BOD member or Trustee until 2019. Since then she had served on a number of chapter committees.

Who is Wells Bring Hope?  The nonprofit drills wells to bring safe water to rural villages in Niger, West Africa, the poorest country in the world - where one out of 7 children die before their 5th birthday. It is committed to saving lives with safe water and providing sustainable solutions to transform lives for generations to come. The burden of getting water falls upon women and girls who walk 4-6 miles a day to find water. It means that young girls don't go to school and women can't work productively to earn money for their families. Not only does Wells Bring Hope (in partnership with World Vision) drill wells, but they also provide training for women to start their own small businesses.

They are an all-volunteer organization, with just one paid employee, the Director of Operations. Volunteers are the lifeblood of the organization and they live all over the world. For more information about the organization, please go to http://wellsbringhope.org or visit them on Facebook.

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