Social and Service Events
Make your gift list now and pick up a supply of the beautiful 2015 International Calendars on sale for only $12.00 at MNRPCV Events now to the end of the year.
To purchase your calendars online, click on the 2015 International Calendar cover below:
October Metro Dinner
Come join us for an October Metro dinner on Central Avenue featuring delicious and authentic Mexican food. This restaurant prides itself on daily handmade tortillas and tamales, plus a fresh salsa bar! RSVP to Jess at email@example.comMaya Cuisine: https://www.facebook.com/MayaCuisine
Fall Game Night
Saturday, October 25, 7:00pm
260 Westview Dr. #301, West St. Paul MN
Join us at the home of Deb Most for Cards, Games and Fun! Bring your favorite game or learn a new one. We will have a merry time. Please bring appetizers to share. RSVP to Deb at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-334-1457
Fundraiser Dinner – Food from Muslim Countries
Save this date! Plan to bring your friends and family to our Fall Fundraiser Dinner at the remarkable home of Elsa Frettem (India 1996-98) and Bernard Gonzalez. We are introducing a new theme this time: “Food from Muslim Countries.” Be a cook and share your favorite recipe from one of the many Peace Corps countries with Muslim populations. Come to eat and discover and support MNRPCV Grants and Services with your donation of only $10 per person (kids and cooks eat free). Contact Christi Williams at: email@example.com to volunteer to cook or to learn more about our fundraiser dinners.
2015 International Calendars will be available for only $12 each.
Cook for Kids and Moms
Tuesday, November 11, 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Jeremiah Program, 1510 Laurel Avenue, Minneapolis
It’s time for another “Cook for Kids and Moms” event at our partner organization, the Jeremiah Program. The event will be 4:30-6:30 PM at Jeremiah’s facility in downtown Minneapolis (1510 Laurel Ave.) Help prepare a meal for single moms and their children, or drop off a dessert. To volunteer to help or to get further information, contact Gary Bank at: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Jeremiah” in the subject line.
Jeremiah Program: www.jeremiahprogram.org
Give to the MAX Day
November 13, 2014
Give to the Max Day is Thursday, November 13, 2014. Each year GiveMN holds a 24-hour give-a-thon to ignite generosity in Minnesota. Your donation at https://givemn.org/organization/Minnesota-Returned-Peace-Corps-Volunteers will help support the MNRPCV Grant Program and other service efforts. MNRPCV offers grants each spring to PCVs and RPCVs to support humanitarian projects. Your donation will assist with continued support of community projects around the globe! Scheduled giving will be available between November 1 and November 13, 2014.
You can also show your support by wearing green on November 13th!
Service Event: Second Harvest Heartland
Saturday, November 15, 12:30-2:30 pm
Second Harvest Heartland in Golden Valley
Join MNRPCV to sort and re-pack food from food drives and donations, re-package bulk food such as pasta or cereal into consumer size packages, sort and salvage damaged products or food items, or label cans. The items packed by MNRPCV will go to Second Harvest Heartland’s partner agencies, including food shelves and soup kitchens that serve people at risk for hunger.
This volunteer opportunity requires that you are able to stand for several hours. If you are interested in volunteering with MNRPCV, please send an e-mail to Anne Kanyusik Yoakum at email@example.com with your name, e-mail and telephone number. She will add you to the volunteer roster and send you more detailed information.
2015 MNRPCV Ski Weekend