In the summer, students spend more time at VP, often arriving at lunch time rather than the end of a school day. And with 50 young men participating in summer programming, snacks and meals are always a need!
Make a Difference readers and community members can help provide Victory Project with materials such as:
- Individual boxed snacks
- Ramen, mac and cheese, or other simple lunches
- Cases of bottled water
- Gatorade (bottles and/or drink mix)
- Printer paper
- Toilet paper
- Paper towels
- Clorox wipes
- White 2″ binders
- Carpet freshener
- Kroger gift cards
- Amazon gift cards
Additional items and ways to support Victory Project can be found at: https://www.victoryproject.org/get-involved/.
Donations may be dropped off from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, at Victory Project, 409 Troy Street, Dayton.
Victory Project can also use mentors and chaperones any weekday afternoon or evening; administration assistance weekday afternoon or evenings, and small business volunteers from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. All positions require background checks and interviews. Depending on the role, volunteers shadow a staff member or other volunteers to become acclimated.
Victory Project is funded solely through private contributions. To financially support Victory Project, visit victoryproject.org or mail a check to Victory Project, c/o Monnie Bush, 409 Troy Street, Dayton, Ohio 45404.
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