Friday 4th December 2020

Organization Contact Person Address City Phone Needs
7th Street Kids Jeannie McNeal Hoquiam (360)589-0060 help support the annual musical production in July
7th Street Theatre Jamie Brand Hoquiam (360)593-1588 misc. repairs/help at events/deliver posters/stage & sound technicians
Aberdeen & Hoquiam Senior Nutrition Annette Glodowski Aberdeen (360)500-4540 serve lunch/deliver Meals on Wheels/teach crafts
Aberdeen Police Volunteers In Police Services Sgt. Steve Timmons Aberdeen (360)538-4445 business & vacation residence checks/ special events/ clerical & administrative support
Aberdeen Rotary Business Week Lynn Green Aberdeen (360)538-2038 company advisors for the week/judges for Friday of the week in April/donors in-kind or funds
ALTRUSA International of Central Grays Harbor Annette Biornstad Aberdeen (360)637-9432 serve women, children, and literacy in Aberdeen, Hoquiam, and Cosmopolis
American Cancer Relay for Life Christina Wells-Rivera Tacoma (253)207-5145 prepare and participate in the annual Relay for Life in Hoquiam
American Red Cross Northwest Region Grays Harbor go to and select the volunteer tab to find out how to volunteer
Anchor Avenue Thrift Store Elissa Loudenback Ocean Shores (360)289-2164 prepare and organize items for sale/clerks for Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
ARC of Grays Harbor Jeff Meeks Aberdeen (360)537-7000 office work/help with events
Art Drives Mery Swanson Aberdeen (360)580-7438 deliver posters/hosts for receptions/adult supervisors for young artists/help with event in October
Beyond Survival Maddie Graves-Wilson Aberdeen (360)533-9751 24 hour response to assist victims (free training required)
Camp Victory for Children Andrea Seabert Aberdeen (360)665-2888 drivers/crafts people/camp counselors for two weekends per year – one for boys/one for girls
Cancer Resource Center Jane Welke Aberdeen (800)493-5616 provide emotional support and information/help to find funding and collect wigs
Canine Reading Buddies of Grays Harbor Marlene Vahl Montesano (360)249-6116 reading with dogs in schools/2nd Tuesday of every month meeting @ 5:15 in Monte Library
Catholic Community Services Feed the Hungry Cher Keller Aberdeen (360)637-8563 pick up food/set tables/take down chairs/prepare food/do dishes/serve/clean up at lunches
Catholic Community Services Foster Care Mike Pereira Grays Harbor (360)280-5017 parttime and fulltime foster parents and volunteers for recruitment
Catholic Community Services Volunteer Services Abbi Quigg Aberdeen (360)637-8563 drivers needed for medical transportation, shopping, and errands/house and yard work
Channel Point Village Debi Purser Hoquiam (360)532-9000 assistance with group and individual activities/fundraising events
Chehalis Valley Historical Museum Bruce Hooper Montesano (360)470-0132 docents on Saturdays and Sundays 12-4 p.m./catalog collections on computer
Christmas for Kids in Grays Harbor Ramona MacCormack Aberdeen (360)580-6709 November and December procure toys and books/fulfill orders for children in need
Citizens for Children’s Fund Skeeter Moore Hoquiam (360)537-4334 raise funds to help foster children and in-home dependency children
Coastal Harvest Tina Kebow Hoquiam (360)532-6315 pack and package food/find out how to help at local food banks
Coastal Hawks Special Olympics Briana Gentry Grays Harbor (360)500-1517 coach/chaperone/mentor/provide transportation for any of the sports/sponsorship
Coastal Interpretive Center Nancy Eldridge Ocean Shores (360)289-4617 greeters for our nature center/summer 7 days a week/fall and winter weekends
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Tammy Fairley Grays Harbor 253-778-0369 3 hours a month free training/help during disasters/assist firefighters and police
Connections “A Center for Healthy Families” Sue Bucy Montesano (360)249-0005 support child abuse victims and their families (free training provided)
Dispute Resolution Center of G.H. & Pacific Counties Astrid Aveledo Aberdeen (360)532-8950 certified training provided for mediators and conflict resolution services
Domestic Violence Center of Grays Harbor Gloria Callaghan Hoquiam (360)538-0733 assist victims (free training required)
Downtown Aberdeen Association Bobbi McCracken Aberdeen (360)580-7734 help with events in Aberdeen/be on the Bloom Team for downtown flowers
DRC’s Youth Volunteer Program Astrid Aveledo Aberdeen (360)532-8950 for teens aged 14-19 who want to support other teens and families/program September-June
Driftwood Players Stacy Murphy Aberdeen (360)589-6080 build sets/work the front of the house/backstage/makeup/costumes/actors and actresses
Elma Senior Center Jeannie Schindler Elma (360)482-2377 clean tables/cook and serve lunch/vacuum/sweep floor/empty wastebaskets/fill condiments
Family Promise Charles Scamman Aberdeen (360)986-3944 help provide shelter and support to families who are experiencing homelessness
Fostering Together Nate Wilson Aberdeen (360)250-4444 become a foster parent/help foster children
Four H Club Youth Development Program Tracie Hanson Elma (360)482-2934 leaders for projects or clubs/check out for more information
Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia Stet Palmer Montesano (360)789-9953 take care of Schafer and Lake Sylvia State Parks
Friends of the Abel Library in Montesano Megan Valentine Montesano (360)249-6741 help at library events, book sales and programs/newsletter/bake cookies for programs
Friends of the Library in Hoquiam Katie Carter Hoquiam (360)532-1710 sell books Tues., Thurs., Sat. 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m./help at library events/adopt a flower bed
Friendship House Paula Rowell Aberdeen (360)533-2221 clothing bank workers/Spanish interpreters/office work/teach homemaking
Garden by the Sea Bridget Timme Ocean Shores (360)940-7790 harvest for food bank/monthly community garden clean-up 2nd Sat. of the month 10 a.m.-noon
Grays Harbor Child Advocates Kirstie Kaleb Aberdeen (360)660-6000 serve as court appointed guardian ad litem for dependent children (free training)
Grays Harbor Civil Defense Chris Yeager Aberdeen (360)532-2528 learn and teach self-sufficiency and preparedness once a month at Montesano City Hall
Grays Harbor Community Clothing Bank Mary Keinath Aberdeen (360)532-1420 sort clothes/do laundry/work front desk/Spanish interpreters Mon.Tues.Wed.Thurs.
Grays Harbor Community Hospital Karen Shafer Aberdeen (360)537-5103 patient services and staff support
Grays Harbor Democratic Party Jamie Nichols Montesano (360)591-2826 doorbell/work parades and booths/telephone/host dignitaries/clerical
Grays Harbor Fairgrounds/Tourism Mike Bruner Elma (360)482-2651 inside and outside activities to put on Grays Harbor Fair and events at the fairground
Grays Harbor Health & Rehabilitation Center Kris Cearley Aberdeen (360)532-5122 general friendship to and accompany residents to doctor appointments/
Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Landing Roxie Underwood Aberdeen (360)532-8611 help with Seaport Landing and ships/office support/building construction & maintenance/yard work
Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge David True Olympia (360)753-9467 help with Shorebird Festival in April/Hoquiam boardwalk maintenance
Grays Harbor Neighborhood Watch Programs Linda Webb Hoquiam (360)532-6709 leaders and members to help make their neighborhoods a safe community
Grays Harbor Parent to Parent Amber Cook Aberdeen (360)537-7000 attend and assist at events for family support
Grays Harbor Republican Party Lisa Zaborac Aberdeen (360)209-3509 decorate floats & booths/clerical/ p.r./doorbell/work telephone banks/host dignitaries
Grays Harbor Sea Scouts Doug Zimmer Westport (360)589-3310 help with this branch of the Boy Scouts
Grays Harbor Stream Team Alexa Jones Aberdeen (360)488-3232 protect local streams through trash removal and tree planting
Grays Harbor Volunteer Search and Rescue Deb Thomas-Blake Hoquiam (360)589-0109 ground searchers/dog handlers/flankers/documenters/something for everyone!
Grays Harbor Youth Backpack Andrea Edwards Elma assist in ensuring students have nutritious foods over the weekends
Grays Harbor Youth Works Cheryl Brown Grays Harbor (360)593-2446 assist 15-19 year olds from eight local high schools with career internships (free training)
Greater Grays Harbor Candie Gleason Aberdeen (360)532-1924 Visitor Information Center greeters/work at promotions
Habitat for Humanity of Grays Harbor Darlene Triggs Hoquiam (360)533-8090 partner with families to build and repair modest, adequate homes/volunteer in the Habitat store
Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals Dee Roberts Raymond (360)942-4716 foster homes for cats and kittens/help at adoption day (Sat. 10 a.m. -2 p.m.)
Harbors Home Health and Hospice Betty Lathers Hoquiam (360)532-5454 direct and indirect patient care and support/clerical duties (free training available)
Heart and Hands Pregnancy Care Center DeDe Higginbotham Hoquiam (360)532-1104 donate supplies/sort clothes/receptionists/hot liners/consultants (free training available)
Hope From Horses Sarah Protheroe Elma sidewalkers/horse leaders/horse owners to share their horses with kids with disabilities Oct.-April
Hoquiam Babe Ruth Rusty Standstipher Hoquiam (360)581-5435 coaches/managers/concession stands/help build a batting cage
Hoquiam Beautification Team Lynn Ogren Hoquiam (360)533-2884 help maintain flower pots and trees in Hoquiam’s business district
Hoquiam Community Services Tracy Wood Hoquiam (360)532-5700 help organize and run adult runs, summer programs, and festivals
Hoquiam Elks Diane Kaczmarczyk Hoquiam (360)532-0590 servers at dinners & Friday night burgers/mow lawn/clerical work/run Friday Bingo games
Hoquiam Food and Clothing Bank Suzi Schomaker Hoquiam (360)533-4909 Mondays and Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m./Spanish interpreters/helpers on desk and computer
Hoquiam Police Department’s Crime Watch Betsy Seidel Hoquiam (360)533-5968 residential & commercial building checks/traffic control/shopping carts & graffiti abatement
Hoquiam Senior Citizen Board Tanya Bowers-Anderson Hoquiam (360)537-9622 ext.124 help with Bingo on Monday nights Sept. – June/possibly be a boardmember
Hoquiam Youth Baseball Association Bryan Montoure Hoquiam (360)533-8819 concession stands/score games/groundskeeping/umpire/coach and manage teams
Hoquiam Youth Football Jeremy McMillan Hoquiam (360)532-5270 run chains at games/announce home games/work at concession stands/coach teams
Hunger Action Team Cindy Stearns Pacific Beach (360)276-8143 bring hunger security to the North Beach/assemble and distribute free Coronavirus Safety kits
Lake Quinault Historical Society & Museum Phyllis Miller Quinault (360)288-2317 staff museum and greet visitors Memorial Day through Labor Day/raise funds
League of Women Voters Robin Moore Hoquiam making democracy work
Loggers’ Playday Parade Helen Olsen Hoquiam (360)532-0590 drivers/supervise barricades/install review stand/line of march preparation – one day in Sept.
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Amber Garrotte Aberdeen (360)986-0657 advocates for residents’ rights of long term care living environments
Miss Grays Harbor/Miss Outstanding Teen Programs Liisa Mayberry Elma (360)470-3483 production people/mock interviews/sell ads/work on program books/sponsorships
Montesano Health and Rehab Silvia Magana silvia, Montesano (360)249-2273 play piano/do activities/visit with residents/do arts & crafts/lead bingo and exercise classes
Museum of the North Beach Kelly Calhoun Moclips (360)276-4441 Docent, filing, organizing, cataloging
Nature Stewards Program Grace Stiller Grays Harbor (425)228-7927 help take care of public parks
North Beach Artists’ Guild Ken Hunt Ocean Shores (360)581-4490 help with big art events/fundraising/art instructors
North Beach Community TV Angelo Bruscas Ocean Shores (206)718-0360 skilled help in all aspects of production
North Beach Progressive Animal Welfare Society Nina Shequin Ocean Shores (360)660-4659 do cat and dog shifts (2 hours each a.m. & p.m.)/foster homes for cats and dogs/thrift shop
North Beach Senior Resource Center Pam Tuttle Ocean Shores (360)289-3352 help seniors learn where to get help/open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ocean Shores Crime Watch/Beach Watch Jim Biddle application at Ocean Shores Police Dept. Ocean Shores (360)289-3331 use a police vehicle to check schools/vacation homes/beach watch/uniforms provided
Ocean Shores Food Bank Sandy Harley Ocean Shores (360)289-2171 help with distribution of food1st & 3rd Thursdays 1:30-5/drivers/bookkeeper/registrar/shelve food
Ocean Shores Friends of the Library Keitha Owen Ocean Shores (360)289-3919 support all the student and adult programs/book sales monthly
Ocean Shores Impound Facility for Dogs and Cats Sylvia Biddle application at Ocean Shores Police Dept. Ocean Shores (360)289-3331 change bedding/give water and food/clean cages/walk the dogs (morning and afternoon shifts)
Ocean Shores Senior Center/Thrift Shop Jeff & Maureen Moyer Ocean Shores (360)289-2801 help in kitchen preparing lunches Mon.- Sat. and breakfast on Sunday/help in the thrift shop
Olympic Area Agency on Aging Amber Garrotte Aberdeen (360)986-0657 advocates for residents’ rights of long term care living environments
Our Aberdeen Mike Dickerson Aberdeen (360)532-2136 work on projects to instill civic pride in Aberdeen and give passers-by a reason to stop
Pacific Care Center Melissa Manwell-Baires Hoquiam (360)532-7882 accompany residents to doctor appointments/arts and crafts/read/play cards
PASS (Providing And Sowing Seeds) Shelbi Kennedy Aberdeen (253)389-3338 help instill life skills and provide hope to the teens of our community
PAWS of Grays Harbor Bill Breedlove Aberdeen (360)533-1141 clean cages/building maintenance/feed and walk/do laundry/clip nails/Wed. helper/foster dogs
Play It Forward Wil Russoul Montesano (360)500-5334 assist with events, parades, & concerts to benefit scholarships/procure instruments program
Polson Museum John Larson Hoquiam (360)533-5862 catalog artifacts/tour guides & greeters/museum conservation & restoration/gardening
Quinault National Fish Hatchery Josh Homer Humptulips (360)288-2508 greet the public/provide tours/assist with fish culture activities
Retired Senior and Volunteer Program (RSVP) Joel Nwokike Aberdeen (360)533-5100 55+ seniors volunteer with local nonprofit organizations
Revival of Grays Harbor Dawn Huntsman-Cuellar Aberdeen (360)500-3802 sorting through donations/light cleaning/preparing, plating, and serving meals to clients
Salvation Army Kelly Painter Aberdeen (360)533-1062 x105 Christmas bell ringers/sorting and boxing at food bank/collection of socks, first aid, hotel toiletries
Scouts BSA Erik Simonson Hoquiam (360)581-8838 leaders/committee members/youth members
Stafford Creek Corrections Center Branwyn Mansford Aberdeen (360)537-1852 speaking engagements/recreation/hobbies and crafts/religious meetings/assistants
Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors Dave Aldrich Aberdeen (360)538-2444 help others with insurance and billing issues
The Horse Prayer Kristi Norberg Hoquiam (360)580-3261 provide faith-based equine therapy to children of special needs/grounds & barn maintenance
Twin Harbors Wildlife Center Corrie Hines Montesano (360)861-4556 care for baby mammals and adult birds and mammals/build cages, do laundry and dishes
Union Gospel Mission Laurel Witalla Aberdeen (360)533-1064 adult holiday parties for homeless/serve holiday meals
United Way of Grays Harbor Kelley McDonald Aberdeen (360)532-6260 go to
Westport Chamber of Commerce Leslie Eichner Westport (360)268-9422 assist with April’s Crab Feed & Races and June’s Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze
Westport Maritime Museum and G.H. Lighthouse John Shaw Westport (360)268-0078 greet and collect pay/answer questions/watchstander in lens building and lighthouse
Westport Police Department Crime Watch Program Ron Jensen Westport (360)268-7595 support activities and services of the Westport Police Department on duty
WSU Master Gardeners Elena Righettini Elma (360)642-0039 assist with teaching and educating about gardening projects (required training every 2 years)
YMCA of Grays Harbor Michelle Dineen Hoquiam (360)537-9622 coach youth sports programs/program leader/raise funds/camp work parties
YoungLife Jackie Jamieson Aberdeen (360)581-3756 help with fundraising and weekly mentors for youth