5 Ways to Volunteer while Playing Pokémon Go

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How much time do you spend searching looking for Pokémon? While you’re at it, use your Poké Powers for good! Volunteer Odyssey has 5 ways you can make an impact in your community while playing Pokémon. Talk about two birds one Poké Ball! 5 Ways to give back while hunting for Pokémon:   Donate a Poké Lure. Donate a lure at your local children’s hospital so the kids can catch ‘em while they get better! Thanks to your generosity, these kids can play from their hospital bed since they can’t go catch Pokmon outside. In Memphis, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital would love to have you donate a Poké Lure for the kids. (Note: For obvious reasons you can’t wander into a children’s hospital! Drop your Poké Lure outside and be on your way! If you want to become a volunteer … Continue reading

7 Ways to Volunteer for the 4th of July

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By Lulu Abdun, Summer Programs Associate at Volunteer Odyssey Celebrate your independence the right way this 4th of July by volunteering! Here are 7 opportunities where you can lend a hand from Thursday, June 30 to Monday, July 4th. Patriotic Pops Concert and other Levitt Shell opportunities: Thursday, June 30 through Sunday, July 3 from 7:30-9pm (volunteers needed from 4:30-10pm each night) The Levitt Shell needs volunteers for their annual Patriotic Pops Concert on Thursday, June 30. Members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Jonathan Blanchard will perform several genres of music ranging from spirituals to funk. The finale includes a fireworks display and performance of 1812 Overture. The Shell continues their summer concert series through Sunday. Volunteer time slots range from 4:30-10pm in which volunteers will help with valeting bikes, collecting donations, setting up, cleaning up, and much more. Sign … Continue reading