Where to Become a Volunteer around Clarksburg

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Whether you enjoy spending time with people or animals, you’ll find an array of volunteer opportunities near Clarksburg. Depending on the organization, you’ll perform various tasks, from sorting food to cleaning out horse stalls. The organizations near our apartments in Clarksburg, MD looking for volunteers include:

Manna Food Center 

The Manna Food Center works to fight hunger in Montgomery County. It started from humble beginnings in 1983 inside a vacant school. At that time, Manna could only help a few hundred people. Today, it serves nutritious food to over 50,000 residents experiencing food insecurities. Last year, more than 24,000 volunteers donated over 43,000 hours. If you would like to help, duties include sorting, packing, as well as distributing food.

Children’s National Montgomery County

When Children’s National opened in 1870, it became one of the first pediatric hospitals in the United States. Now, it’s one of the country’s top 10 pediatric hospitals. Known for innovation and clinical excellence, Children’s National provides high-quality care. Volunteers can perform tasks like delivering flowers, filing paperwork, as well as playing with the patients in their rooms. 

Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue 

At Gentle Giants, the mission is to rescue horses from abuse and neglect. Many of the horses are adopted into loving families after completing training. Then, the rescue stays in touch with every adopter. Gentle Giants welcomes friendly volunteers near Clarksburg. Your duties will be directly involved with the horses and may include cleaning, feeding, and grooming.

After volunteering with local organizations, pick up a sweet treat from a Clarksburg bakery. To call The Elms at Clarksburg Village home, please contact us. We’d love for you to see our Clarksburg, MD apartments firsthand.

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