Opportunity Details

Senior Services
Families, Low-income communities, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns

Age Minimum (with Adult): 5+, Minimum Age:5+

PackaPalooza Cares!

We’re looking for volunteers to create Care Kits for seniors. Simply purchase the items from the list below, create a hand-written encouragement card or note, place everything in a Ziplock bag and then drop off at any of the drop off locations listed below. This is a great opportunity to volunteer and give back to the community from the safety of your own home!

Care Kits Items
  • Hand-written note/card
  • Pad of paper or journal
  • Fruit cups
  • Chap Stick
  • Travel sized lotion
  • Puzzle/Activity books
  • Serving sized snacks
  • Kleenex
  • Hair comb or brush
  • Sticky notes
Drop Off Locations
  • Lake Area United Way- 221. W. Ridge Rd. Griffith, IN 46319
  • Food Bank of Northwest Indiana- 6490 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410
  • Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana- 8446 Virginia St, Merrillville, IN 46410
Drop off completed care kits in the bins in the front lobby's of the above drop off locations. Bins will be located right inside the front doors during regular business hours.
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