Volunteer with Back to School with BEAM

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We are excited for WPI Alumni and their families to serve BEAM together! Several opportunities to serve between the dates of August 1–4 are available through BEAM’s Sign-Up Genius. Please see our recommendations below.

BEAM has requested donations as listed in this flier. Specifically, WPI Alumni will work to collect uniforms and belts.

If you will be out of town or have children younger than 6 years of age that you would like to collect and shop for donations with, contact Caroline Brinton ‘10 at for opportunities to drop-off contributions in advance.
To learn more about Back to School with BEAM, take a few minutes to watch their 2017 video.

Families will also receive books, thanks to a grant from the Beaches Community Fund to READ USA.

Sign up to volunteer with Back to School with BEAM.

We recommend the below time slots for WPI Alumni and families. Slots are filling up quickly so please go ahead and sign up! *** indicates the slot is appropriate for children ages 6-14 years of age, with adult supervision. Be on the lookout for additional information on ways to talk with your children about philanthropy.

Wednesday, 08/01/2018
Beach Church [BLOCK 84]; 1:00pm – 3:00pm (35 needed)
School supplies sorting: Pack school supply bags.
***Children 6 years old and older are welcome with adult supervision.

Thursday, 8/02/2018
Beach Church [SANCTUARY] 4:00pm – 7:00pm (25)
Hanging clothes: Sort and hang clothes on racks.
***Children 6 and over are welcome with adult supervision.

Saturday, 08/04/2018
9:30am – 12:00pm (15)
Clothing: Help clients pick out clothing for their students. Keep sections clean and organized. Spanish speakers needed.
***Children 6 years old and older are welcome with adult supervision.

9:30 – 12:00 pm (12)
Carts (Heavy Lifting Required): Assist clients to their cars after they have shopped and received their supplies. You will use carts provided. This job is outside. Individuals and couples not bringing children or with teenagers 16 and older please consider these slots!

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