WESTSIDE CARES WELCOMES NEW CEO Westside CARES is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristy Milligan as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2017. “Kristy has the experience and expertise we were seeking as we looked for the right person to continue to move the organization forward and build on Steve’s outstanding work,” said Dick Anderwald, chair of the agency’s executive board. “Not only does she have a wealth of experience in philanthropy and nonprofit administration, she has a passion and commitment to serving people in need.”

Feel free to stop by and introduce yourself to Kristy. We are thrilled to have her on board.

WESTSIDE CARES AND THE 2017 INDY GIVE! CAMPAIGN Westside CARES is pleased to announce that we have been selected again this year to participate in the Indy Give! campaign. Last year, thanks to your support, we raised over $16,000! We’re looking forward to working with our philanthropic community and nonprofit partners again this year to raise even more awareness – and funding – for Westside CARES. What say you, friends?

VOLUNTEER NEEDS:

Resource Room: Thursday evenings from 4:15 PM – 6:30 PM. Must be able to multi-task, lift 30 lbs., sort, tag, and distribute clothing and toiletry items per voucher system. Good people skills and easy going personality required. Training provided.

Tuesday Front Desk Reception: Answer phones, greet neighbors and other visitors, pull files, and replenish hospitality area. Tuesday from 8:30 AM – 1 PM Must be even tempered, able to multi task and have exceptional people skills. Training provided.

Lord’s Dinner Supply Closet Stocker: Replenish supplies for the Lord’s Dinner. Volunteer needed to inventory and restock the supply closet. Will need to move supplies from the Westside CARES office to Sacred Heart Church.

Time commitment: approximately 1 hour per week (during Westside CARES business hours). Must have transportation, be able to lift 10 lbs. and carry supplies down a flight of stairs. If interested contact Deb Mitguard at Debra.Mitguard@westsidecares.org or call 389-0759 Ext 108.

WESTSIDE CARES NEEDS…

We are in need of the following items:

· Men’s T-Shirts

· Boxers and briefs, Men’s – all sizes

· Men’s shoes: sixe 9 or larger

· Men’s socks

· Men’s Jeans – size 30 -36

· Women’s underwear – size 4, 5, 6

· Family size toothpaste

***No household items, please.