Organizations Need Volunteer Help Today

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TOPEKA, Kansas (WIBW) -- Even in the cold, volunteers are still encouraged to find time Saturday to get out and do good deeds for others.

Topeka organizations have indicated they need some volunteer help Saturday morning on January 4th for The OneEvent. Group leaders are responsible for arranging their own service projects, transportation, etc.

General questions can be directed to

The following organizations need volunteers:

YWCA - Organizing a food pantry and other miscellaneous jobs
Contact Amy Pinger: 785-233-1750 or
Can use 10 or less volunteers

United Way - Miscellaneous jobs, not sure how many needed
Contact Ryan Gonzalez:

Prairie Land Foods - Collecting food and passing out information door-to-door
Contact John Roberts: 785-845-7222
The more volunteers the better

Topeka Rescue Mission - Taking down, organizing, putting away Christmas decorations
3 different sites available
Contact Molly Nettles-Franklin: 785-357-4285 or
Up to 20 volunteers, need at least one adult for every 5 students

Habitat For Humanity - Opportunities at ReStore or at construction site
Contact Alarie Kennedy:
10 - 15 participants, need at least one adult for every 4 youth

El Centro - Miscellaneous jobs
Contact Lalo Munoz: 785-232-8207 or