HELPING HAND | WAYS TO ASSIST

The AARP Tax Aid Program provides free tax preparation to low and moderate income residents. Help is needed in Corydon, New Albany and Sellersburg. The tax season runs Feb. 1 through April 15. Volunteers are needed at least 4 hours per week. An information/ orientation meeting will be held Nov. 4, 10 a.m., Clarksville Library, 1312 Eastern Boulevard, Clarksville. Training will be held in January. Call (812) 284-4557 or (502) 509-6788. 


The National Council of Jewish Women
 needs volunteers to help with Craft Day at Maryhurst, Oct. 28, 6-7:30 p.m. To volunteer contact Marlene Schaffer, marlene_40222@yahoo or 423-8420 or Jamie Ingram, office@ ncjw.org.

Old Louisville Information Center needs volunteers to help with a variety of duties at Victorian Ghost Walk, Friday -Sunday. To volunteer, www.oldlouisville.org.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore,

2777 South Floyd St. in Louisville, needs dedicated volunteers to help customers in the store, help process items in the warehouse, and help the deconstruction team. Call 502-805-1411 or email at restorevolunteer@louisvillehabitat.org.

The 15th District PTA Clothing Assistance Program needs volunteers all year. They assist Jefferson County Public School children and their families with clothing. Volunteers are needed Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to sort, hang and size clothing. They are located inside Central High School’s football stadium, 319 S. 15th St. 485-7062.

Uspiritus Therapeutic Foster Care Program is recruiting foster families and families willing to foster to adopt.

Individuals must be 21 or older, show proof of income and have a background check. Training is provided. Uspiritus also provides ongoing support that includes in-home therapy, 24/7 case management, family sessions, monthly trainings and financial reimbursement. Contact Faith Hood, 554-1225 or faith.hood@uspiritus.org.

Brennan House, 631 S. Fifth St., a Victorian mansion, needs volunteers to help with the Victorian Holiday Tours, Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 29 through Jan. 4. Volunteers must attend training. 540-5145.

Family Scholar House needs new and gently used Halloween Costumes. Costumes can be dropped off at the house, 403 Reg Smith Circle through Oct. 31. 584-8090.

Hosparus needs care volunteers in Henry, Jefferson, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties. Training sessions will be held Friday and Nov. 14, 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m., main campus, 3532 Ephraim Mc-Dowell Dr. Volunteers must be in good health, have transportation and must complete training and application process. To register, call Melissa Head, 719-8948.

Volunteers are needed for the Jack O’Lantern Spectacular, through Nov. 2, Iroquois Park. Help visitors on and off the trail, help directing parking, scanning tickets and 30-40 volunteers are needed each night to help serve, 6:30-10:30 p.m. weeknights, 6:30-11:30 weekends. Volunteers receive snacks, refreshments, t-shirt and one free ticket to the event for every shift worked. For more information: 363-7766 or email Steven.Renner@louisvilleky.gov.

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