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PROJECT SPREAD JOY

ANNOUNCING PROJECT SPREAD JOY’S

MAY MAIL MARATHON

$100 gift card of choice will be awarded

to the PROJECT SPREAD JOY volunteer

who writes the MOST letters during the month of May!

**MUST be a current member/volunteer of JOY to enter marathon**

(see above for how to become a volunteer)**

ABOUT US

 

ABOUT PROJECT SPREAD JOY

 

Project Spread JOY is a 501(c)(3) NC non-profit organization that "Joins Older Adults and Youth" via Phone or Mail for Sharing,

Caring, & Laughter.

 

THE PROJECT'S HISTORY & FOUNDER 

 

During COVID-19 when he lost his grandmother, Nana Helen, Drake Griffith recognized the monumental need for older adults to have regular and lasting social connections. The pandemic and its after effects greatly limited senior citizens from seeing their loved ones due to visitation restrictions and/or the fear of spreading the virus. Limited technological knowledge on behalf of many elderly people only compounded this challenge. Drake knew he needed to take action to help alleviate the growing loneliness being experienced by many seniors, and he came up with the idea for Project Spread JOY.

 THE PROJECT'S DUAL MISSIONS

1. Combat loneliness among our senior citizen population by having teen

volunteers personally connect with these seniors through phone calls,

letter writing, and penpal services.

2. Provide teens and young adults with hands-on volunteer,

business, and leadership experience.

THE PROJECT'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO DATE

 

Through high goals and hard work, the original JOY partners,

team, and their successors have built Project Spread JOY into a

nationwide community service venture with the following

impressive accomplishments to date:

Over 250 Teen Volunteers Recruited 

Over 8000 Letters Sent to Senior Citizens

Telephone Reach out & Support for Older Adults

70+ Pen Pals Created

16 States Reached

Donation Drives for Essential Hygiene & Personal Care Items

for Low Income Senior Citizens

Agenda

 VOLUNTEER HIGHLIGHTS

BRONZE TIER VOLUNTEERS
(12-17 letters)


Hanani Dona
Harper Snow
Melissa Remmey




 

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