How to Find Local Volunteer Opportunities

The holidays are here. While we prepare for the arrival of family, fun and food in ourprivate golf course community, local shelters and food banks brace for their busiest season. Want to lend a hand but don’t know where to start? Check out these local volunteer opportunities to get involved with. 

VolunteerMatch.org

Find the perfect opportunity to give back to your local community with VolunteerMatch.org. After inputting basic information, the database will offer options to volunteer and information on how to sign up or get involved. A few organizations that come up near Gold Canyon are the Arizona Public Safety Foundation Inc.
, Grace Falls Farm and the Salvation Army. If you’re unaware of local charities, this is a great place to begin your search to take part in the season of service.

Families Giving Back
Get the whole family involved with Families Giving Back (FGB), an organization that works with various nonprofit groups throughout Arizona and organizes a range of charitable activities for families to participate in. Events can vary from assisting food banks, local fundraisers and more. If your family is unable to physically attend an event, FGB also has tips and suggestions on how to get involved with at-home projects. Learn more by visiting the website at: www.familiesgivingback.org

Apache Junction Food Bank
Located just 15 minutes from Superstition Golf and Country Club, the Apache Junction Food Bank aids the local community and is always in need of help. Volunteers can assist the food bank by sorting donations for its pantry, serving guests and other duties to keep the bank functional. Apache Junction Food Bank is also constantly in need of donations. On your next trip to the grocery store, consider purchasing a couple extra non-perishable items. Contributions can be dropped off Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. Learn more by visiting https://www.ajfoodbank.org/

Lastly, a great source on opportunities to get involved is the local cities surrounding our beautiful gated community. Visit the Apache Junction and Gold Canyon webpages for details on local churches, nonprofits and organizations in need of an extra hand. By spending time and resources at any of these organizations, you can help make a positive impact within your local community this holiday season.