Giving the elderly purpose and stimulating their days with a variety of activities and outings is vital. The residents of S.A.B.A. would enjoy a beach outing with your group, or an Island tour. Social activities at the center, including craft classes and cooking sessions, are also favorites of the residents and a rewarding experience for volunteers. The center could also use help with general maintenance like painting, gardening, cleaning awnings, changing light bulbs, and more. Household donations are also needed, including air conditioners and fans, beds, showers chairs, and other items.
Sonrisa is looking for volunteers to help with small, routine maintenance jobs, including care of trees and plants, painting of the organization’s three buildings, and mural projects. For bigger projects, Sonrisa’s wish is to one day build an awning and a cafeteria for its members to sit outside in shade.
Stichting Elizier would like to have help with fencing the farm and plantation, as well as general mainetnance for the home and property. Donations of food for both the residents and animals are also welcome. Donations of personal care products for the residents, including soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, and other toiletries are also needed.
It has long been a dream of the organizers of Animal Rights Aruba to have a no-kill sanctuary to house and care for stray dogs and cats, and prepare them for adoption. Donations or fundraising efforts are highly appreciated to fund this sanctuary, as well as the ongoing need for financial support to provide food and healthcare for rescued animals. Animal Rights Aruba also needs materials and labor to help build dog houses for local families that do not have the resources to provide this vital shelter for their dog from Aruba’s hot sun.
Currently Arikok National Park needs volunteers to help with beach cleanups on the northern coast of Aruba, as well as with the beaches of the park. The work is not heavy-duty but it is vitally important to help clean our shores and coast from the waste, which is harmful to marine life, that washes up on the shores. If your group is interested in organizing a beach cleanup, please do not hesitate to contact Carl Quant at +297 585-1234.
Ban Uni Man pa Cria Nos Muchanan would appreciate it very much if they could receive food donations that can be used to serve breakfast to the children. An example of donations could be juice boxes, small cereal boxes, healthy snacks, and bread. Monetary donations are also welcome.
General maintenance tasks like gardening, painting, and cleaning inside the building are always beneficial. Cas di Cultura encourages cultural exchanges. If members of your group are performance art experts in any discipline and would like to meet local peers, email Cas di Cultura in advance to set up an informal meeting or gathering.
At the top of the wish-list for this organization is to add on a kitchen to the facility. Additionally, they would like to increase the number of food baskets distributed each month, obtain a vehicle for transporting, upgrade the warehouse, and upgrade their social market, “Cosoma.” FPNC also collects school supplies every August for needy families, and in December, more than 100 volunteers are recruited to help with their meal packaging event. Financial and material donations, including clothing for children and adults, is always appreciated.
Fundacion Siñami Paso Pa Paso Aruba appreciates help with a variety of projects, including their art workshop with recyclable materials. These workshops need both recycled materials as well as implementation of these art projects. The foundation could also use some assistance in the public relations arena with help on developing a website, social media management, and promotion of awareness campaigns in the community. Monetary donations are always welcome to help with the foundations ongoing financial needs as well as to help fund a new headquarters.