Helping Hands: August 4, 2014

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By WSIL Manager

WSIL -- If you're looking to volunteer, we've got a few organizations in the region that need some helping hands.  

The Aspect Foundation

The Aspect Foundation is looking for families to serve as hosts for international students.

The group has about 800 students that are looking for a family to live with for the upcoming school year. 

Students come from more than 30 countries.

As a host family, you are asked to treat the student as a member of your own family by providing a room/shared room, meals and love & support. 
     
Call 1-800-US YOUTH to learn more.
   
Students are arriving this month.
 
Children's Home and Aid
 
Children's Home and Aid in Herrin is looking for a volunteer in the office.
     
Clerical duties include answering the phone, filing, and organizing paperwork.
     
Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
     
They ask that you give 5 hours of your time each week.
     
If you're interested in helping click here.
 
Make A Wish Foundation
 
The Make A Wish Foundation is holding a training session in our region on October 22, but space is limited.
     
They ask that you RVSP.
     
Volunteers must be 21 or older and be willing to give 10 to 12 hours per month.
 
Call 800-978-9474, ext. 413 more details.
 
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