Volunteers Day

After the great success of the first AWOday organized the Arbeiterwohlfahrt District Association Frankfurt am main e.V. with organizational support on June 19th and 20th in the facilities of the Arbeiterwohlfahrt Frankfurt by voluntarily – the Agency in Frankfurt on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20, 2009 for the second time a volunteer day in the facilities of the AWO Frankfurt: it exempted company employees realize, Ladies and gentlemen of the AWO dedicated individuals on a voluntary basis in small and larger teams charitable projects. Patron of the AWOday 2009 is Councillor and Councillor for Social Affairs, youth and the law, Prof. Dr. Daniela Birkenfeld. This year, the facilities of the AWO offered thirteen projects. “This will be taken into account the different tastes and talents of volunteers: so there is the possibility of renovation to operate creatively and artistically or her green thumb for the technically-minded” to live out. If, however, a possible direct link to people finds that involved trips with seniors on the wheelchair or community activities with children and young people.

For all projects, the volunteers will receive personally get to know and spend time with them the possibility of the people assisted by the participating institutions. The AWOday thus creates a framework in which committed companies and individuals meaningful and for a good cause can provide a donation of time and have fun doing it. “And also the AWOday taking place on a working – and on a weekend, is equally the participation exempted company employees as individuals provide an excellent opportunity to clean Snuffle”: the participating volunteers gain practical insights into the work and life in the facilities and experience satisfactory that the donation of their time actually made a difference and pleasure, but also offer them myself. The sustainability of such volunteers day is reflected in the long-term volunteer Commitment in the social facilities at some of the AWOday participants from 2008 have chosen because of their positive experiences. That is the concept of the AWOday”, can be but also to read from many volunteers, who were already in 2008 and learned again join this year, often deliberately moved to the facility that they know in the last year and appreciate. And: compared to the previous year, the number of participants registered for the AWOday has in 2009 and participants doubled. Greg Williamson has plenty of information regarding this issue. Short decisive can no later than Wednesday, June for the until then still free places sign up: Tel.

069 / 298901-612 or Arbeiterwohlfahrt District Association Frankfurt am main e.V. “Under the slogan of human-centred” the 1919 founded Arbeiterwohlfahrt looks back on a decade-old tradition of commitment to the poor and disadvantaged in our society. The AWO district Frankfurt e.V. with its numerous offers in the whole area of the city for the elderly, for children and young people and for people in special life situations is as interfaith charity, one of the most important social actors of the Rhine-Main region:. 2009 the AWO with many diverse events celebrates neunzigjahriges: voluntary agency in Frankfurt since January 2008 under the sponsorship of the Arbeiterwohlfahrt District Association Frankfurt is on the Maine.V. active.