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B.A.T.C.H.
BAgs To Care for the Homeless

An Accoloade Celebrations Intiative

ABOUT B.A.T.C.H.

B.A.T.C.H. is an ACCOLADE Celebrations initiative created to respond to the homeless in the local community. Bags-to-go are assembled at a BATCH site and include

basic necessities and local resource information. Bags are then distributed to homeless individuals and shelters for the homeless in the area.

 

WHAT'S IN THE BAG

Bags-to-go include: outreach materials (e.g., free services, food/clothing  banks. shelters, worship service & events) and basic necessities donated by the community (e.g., toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand wipes, tissues, socks, trail-mix, bottled water and deodorant)

HOW IT WORKS

1. SET DATEs

Timeframes set to

receive donations (1-2 Weeks)

and BATCH (4-5 hrs.)

2. advertisE

Advertise the BATCH event and request donations and volunteers

(This is an opportunity to earn PVS and community service hrs.)

3. batch

BATCH to-go-bags with resources and materials are assembled at a distribution site

4. distribute

BATCH to-go-bags are distributed to local homeless individuals and shelters in the area

GET REWARDED TO VOLUNTEER

ACCOLADE Celebrations provides PVS Awards to eligible recipients at the Annual Acts of Kindness Awards

 

WAYS TO GET INVOLVED