Done In A Day

Done in a Day is a series of concentrated projects that provide volunteer mobilization and funding for community-based events on a short-term basis. The committee partners with other non-profit organizations to help execute community projects that have a significant impact in the Tallahassee area.

“Done in a Day” volunteering allows our members to see a variety of community projects with immediate impact. If you have a short-term volunteer need that ties in with the Junior League of Tallahassee’s mission, we may be an excellent match!

 

Guidelines for Done In a Day Projects

Criteria we look for when deciding to partner with an organization include:

  • The JLT’s mission is to improve the lives of children and families. With that in mind, DIAD will focus on partnering with organizations working to provide basic needs for children and families in our community. Past projects include school supply drives, volunteer support for large community projects and holiday events for ill children.

  • Projects cannot involve any type of direct fundraising (selling tickets, obtaining silent auction items, etc.)

  • Projects can, however, include activities related to a special event (registration, set up, event proctoring, etc.) 

  • Volunteer placements are generally scheduled in 3 to 4-hour shifts over a time span of half-a-day or one-day periods.

 

Applications for Partnerships

2016 – 2017 JLT DIAD Application

 

Past Partners

AMWAT/Move for Hunger “Fill-A-Truck” Summer Food Drive

Tallahassee Movies in the Park

Goodwill & The Heart Gallery of North Florida “Back 2 School” Fashion Show

Children’s Home Society of North Florida’s “Wish Upon a Star” Event

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital’s Pediatric “Pumpkin Palooza” Fall Party

The Ronald McDonald House Stone Crab Fest

Oak Ridge Elementary Pre-K Museum Event

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital’s NICU Stocking Project

Pediatria Healthcare Holiday Party

Jazz for Justice Event benefiting Legal Services of North Florida

Gretchen Everhart School Prom

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