9/23/17 @ 9:00 AM
All young professionals are invited to volunteer, eat barbecue and have fun on September 23 at the annual GenNext BBQ.
Starting at 9:00 a.m. join other young professionals from the St. Louis area at one of the seven nonprofit organizations helping people in our community live their best possible lives.
Directly following the volunteer projects (noon - 2 pm), we will head to nearby Forest Park Pavilion 6 for a BBQ featuring:
- Capitalist Pig BBQ
- Anheuser-Busch Beer
- Coca-Cola Soft Drinks
- Snow Cones
- GenNext T-Shirt & Koozies
- Giant Jenga, Cornhole, Washers and More!!!
The BBQ is an exclusive FREE event to those who volunteered at one of the seven volunteer projects. By signing up for a volunteer project you are automatically registered for the BBQ.
Choose Your Volunteer Project: 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Helping Hands - Help with various tasks around the Kingdom House office including ground beautification, donations sorting, and light cleaning. GenNext will also be providing the items needed to make some volunteer appreciation gifts, and volunteers will assemble gifts and write thank you notes. Sign me up!
Flowers for Forest Park - This is a perfect opportunity for the GenNext volunteers who enjoy gardening. Help out in Forest Park with The Flora Conservancy of Forest Park by planting a variety of flowers as well as do some grounds maintenance in one of the many beautiful settings in the park. Sign me up!
Cleaning for Good - Volunteers will work to make the transitional and independent living apartments for teens, operated by Epworth Children and Family Services, more inviting by doing yard work and deep cleaning the apartments that are not in use. Sign me up!
Who Let The Dogs Out? - Volunteers are needed at Support Dogs to do outdoor ground maintenance (filling tree bags, picking up trash, weeding), indoor maintenance, making dog treats, and most importantly taking the kennel dogs out to play! Sign me up!
Supporting Women - Volunteers at this site will likely be doing indoor organizing and cleaning projects for the YWCA. Sign me up!
Bowling Buddies - Come bowl and cheer on participants of St. Louis Arc’s bowling league! Sign me up!
Champions for Education - Volunteers are needed to help clean and organize at the Early Childhood Education Center at Neighborhood Houses. Sign me up!