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LM Serves Day:
Summer Service Project

Saturday, June 26, 2021
Times Vary By Location

Various Projects
On-site and virtual options available

We are leaders. We lead. Now more than ever, it is critical for the leaders of the LM network to come together and give back to our community. For this year’s project, we have curated several options for our members, previous graduates and their families to make a difference in a way that is safe and meaningful.  As you are comfortable, please join us to volunteer in one of the following ways:

On-Site Opportunities

(The number of available slots have been reduced to ensure the safety of our volunteers. COVID-19 social distancing and safety requirements will be followed at each location):

  • Women Who Care Community Outreach (Montgomery Village, MD)  10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Volunteers will sort and prepare non-perishable food sacks for clients that receive weekend meals.  Only 15 spots available. Appropriate for volunteers ages 16 and up.  

  • Comfort Cases (Rockville, MD)   11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    Volunteers will help with processing donations, counting inventory, assembling bags, checking packed cases and staging for deliveries. Only 8 spots available. Appropriate for volunteers ages 16 and up.

  • Nourish Now (Rockville, MD)   10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Volunteers will assist with food donations, inspect produce, package meals for distribution or help families with their donations.. Only 8 spots available. Appropriate for volunteers ages 14 and up.

  • Chinese Culture & Community Service Center, Inc. (CCACC) (Gaithersburg, MD)   8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Volunteers will assist with a vaccine distribution day for approximately 400 youth and families.  No medical training required, volunteers will assist with registration, traffic flow and other administrative tasks as needed.  Volunteers will need to attend a one hour virtual orientation at 4 pm on Friday, June 25.  Only 10 spots available. Appropriate for volunteers ages 18 and up.

  • Rainbow Community Development Center (Silver Spring, MD)   9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Volunteers will assist with food distribution day:  help with registration, food sorting, food packaging, loading grocery carts and shuttling to client’s cars in the parking lot.  Distribution time is from 9 am to noon, but they could also use help setting up and cleaning up before or after shift if volunteers are available.  Only 14 spots available. Appropriate for volunteers ages 16 and up.

Virtual Opportunities

No contact drop off on Saturday, June 26 from 10 am to noon at the LM Hub Parking Lot:     6010 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852.  Look for staff and table with white balloons.  

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If you have specific questions, please reach out to Alison McLaughlin at alison.mclaughlin@leadermont.org. 

What better way to connect with your LM friends than through service?! LM Members, Partners, and friends are invited to join us for our LM Serves Days highlighting awesome volunteer opportunities in Montgomery County. Get a group from your class together, sign up solo to meet new people, or test-drive a volunteer opportunity for your corporate group at a service day planned by Leadership Montgomery.

Each summer, we select a different nonprofit partner or volunteer opportunity to engage with, allowing you to connect organizations you might not otherwise get to know.

In the winter and spring, we revisit our long-standing partners to provide a regular source of reliable support to these meaningful organizations and projects. We are proud to partner each spring with Junior Achievement of Greater Washington to sample the rewarding volunteer opportunities they have improving the financial literacy of every student in Montgomery County Public Schools. During the December holiday season, we partner with the Kennedy Cluster Project and the wider Montgomery County Holiday Giving Project to collect toys and funds for gifts, food staples, and grocery gift cards for deserving kids and families – then we invite the families and 50+ volunteers to our Distribution Party to deliver that much needed and appreciated support in the community.

To learn more, contact Wylea Chase,Director, Partnerships  & Corporate Engagement .