Volunteer Opportunities

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Care Bags

At your next family or friend gathering, have each guest bring an item for a family care bag from the list.  You can assign a specific item to each person or choose 1 particular item and ask all guests to bring that item.

To choose a specific age group for a care bag and to see all the Items included in a Family Care Bag click here

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Individual Needs

Forrest Spence 5k

There are many volunteer opportunities for the 2020 Virtual Forrest Spence 5k Race.  

  • Serve on a Forrest Spence 5k race committee.
  • Volunteer at the Forrest Spence 5k Race.
  • Participate in the Forrest Spence 5k Race.
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Forrest Spence 5k Donations

If your business would like to sponsor the race, make a donation of a door prize, or donate food and/or drinks than please fill out the contact information below and we will be in touch.

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NICU Reading Program Flyer

Books for Baptist NICU

The Forrest Spence Fund has partnered up with Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women's NICU to launch a new Reading Program.  A book will be given to every patient that is admitted to the NICU to provide positive developmental stimulation and promote language development.  

If you would like to donate new children's books for the Baptist NICU Reading Program than please click the link below.

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Package items for Essential Bags, Heart Project Bags, or Unit Appreciation

We are always in need of volunteers to help package items for our monthly projects like Essential Bags, Heart Project Bags, or Unit Appreciation. This is a great way for a group of volunteers to work together to complete a project. 

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Family Dinners

CURRENTLY WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER THIS SERVICE BECAUSE OF COVID AND NOT BEING ABLE TO VOLUNTEER IN THE HOSPITAL.

Come volunteer at a family dinner every month at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.  Volunteer to serve families who have a child admitted to the hospital from 5:00-8:00. *Due to the popularity of Family Dinners, completing this form indicates interest but does not secure a spot. You will receive a return email stating we received your information and your information has been added to the email list for Family Dinners.*

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Christmas Toy Drive

Donate new and unwrapped toys to the Forrest Spence Fund December 1-12 so we can make sure the children of Memphis who are hospitalized over Christmas receive gifts.  Click this link to learn more. 

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Breakfast at Le Bonheur

CURRENTLY WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER THIS SERVICE BECAUSE OF COVID AND NOT BEING ABLE TO VOLUNTEER IN THE HOSPITAL.

Come serve the families at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital a a grab and go breakfast of Chick-fil-A chicken biscuits, Gibson's Donuts, and Prairie Farms Milk. Any family member of a patient can come enjoy a hot meal and be served by our wonderful volunteers. It is a way the Fund can love on these families during the most difficult journey of their lives.

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