DELIVERY VOLUNTEER

This is a hands-on outreach opportunity for families with kids, individuals, clubs, teams, youth groups, or work groups to assemble dream kits and help deliver beds and dream kits to children in our community in need of beds. Volunteers will meet at our office for a short orientation and to pack kits and then follow our van to families’ homes

Where: 34 13th Ave NE Minneapolis, MN 55413 (Parking available) 

When: 9:00 a.m. – noon, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays

 

Group Size: 2-4

Ages: All ages including kids ages 5+

Schedule your volunteer time: 

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"It was very rewarding to see the joy and pure happiness on the faces of these kids and their families when we were putting those beds together for them."

View our Volunteer Guide. If you have questions about volunteering with us, contact info@myveryownbed.org.​

DONATION DRIVE

BLANKET MAKING

Size: The blanket needs to comfortably cover a twin bed. We ask the fabric is cut to 2.5 yards. 

 

Style: Each child lists preferred themes and colors when requesting a bed, for example “LOL Dolls”, “videogames”, “baby shark”. We love receiving blankets that can be matched to these types of themes, even if they don’t fit the theme exactly.

 

High priority need: Solid colored blankets. Blankets with neutral patterns. Cartoon character blankets.

 

For more information: Please check out our fleece blanket instructions, or email info@myveryownbed.org with any questions.

Volunteers also help us collect needed supplies for our Dream Kits - the pillow, mattress pads, sheets, blankets, and stuffed animal that accompany each bed. You can host an in-person or virtual drive in your neighborhood, school, church, or work community. Get our Donation Drive Tool Kit.

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CONTACT US 

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"I saw firsthand how a bed can give these kids a sense of pride, this (bed) is mine." – Volunteer