Saturdays at Wingate
Jul
29
11:00 am11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, providing fun activities for the children, and an hour at the Wingate pool! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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National Night Out
Aug
1
5:00 pm17:00

National Night Out

  • Bald Eagle Recreation Center

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. So What Else will be joining a community center in Northeast DC to put on an awesome event for the community! We are looking for ~5 volunteers to facilitate the evening, including logistics, helping run stations, and of course welcoming and having fun with the kids and guests!

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So What Else Olympics
Aug
4
8:30 am08:30

So What Else Olympics

  • Watkins Regional Park

Olympics is one of So What Else’s biggest annual events, and we look forward to a day of sports, arts and crafts, service, and other fun activities with over 300 kids at Watkins Regional Park in Prince George's County! We will have 15 rotation options with sports, arts and crafts, and service activities; as such, we are looking for volunteers who can help with the set-up and general operations for the day, as well as those who can help run the specialized athletic and art activities.  

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Saturdays at Wingate
Aug
5
11:00 am11:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, providing fun activities for the children, and an hour at the Wingate pool! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Pleasant Homes Back to School Bash
Aug
11
2:00 pm14:00

Pleasant Homes Back to School Bash

  • Pleasant Homes Community Center

So What Else has been visiting Pleasant Homes for several years now, and we're inviting YOU to join us at their back to school community event! Help us run craft stations, facilitate sports and games, and help out with food for over 100 Prince George's County youth.

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Bike to the Beach
Jul
28
6:30 am06:30

Bike to the Beach

  • Chesapeake College

Combine biking, purpose, and fun and come together for Bike to the Beach's annual ride to raise funds and awareness for Autism Speaks! This will be an early morning project just across the Bay Bridge, but it is always a TON of fun. Volunteers are needed to help unload riders' bikes, distribute snacks, and cheer the riders on!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Jul
22
10:00 am10:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • 4600 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20032 United States

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, providing fun activities for the children, and an hour at the Wingate pool! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

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Saturdays at Wingate
Jul
15
10:00 am10:00

Saturdays at Wingate

  • The Vista Apartments at Wingate

Start your Saturday off by paying it forward! Join our So What Else team on Saturday for a morning filled with delicious breakfast, connecting with Wingate residents, providing fun activities for the children, and an hour at the Wingate pool! We are seeking volunteers to assist with setting up and breaking down breakfast and providing energy and enthusiasm throughout the morning's activities. 

This is a great opportunity for high school students to get SSL hours!

Quicken Loans National Golf Tournament
Jun
28
Jul 2

Quicken Loans National Golf Tournament

  • TPC Potomac at Avenal Farm

Each year, So What Else receives a grant for providing volunteers to help run a concession stand at Quicken Loans National, held at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda.

Help us fund ONE FULL WEEK of FREE summer camp for our DC youth and sign up to volunteer today!

Shifts are Wednesday 6/28, Thursday 6/29, Friday 6/30, Saturday July 1, and Sunday July 2 from 7AM - 1PM and 11AM - 6PM.

ALL volunteers receive a free all-day pass, so you are welcome to enjoy the tournament before or after your shift! This is also a great opportunity for MCPS students to earn SSL hours and SSL forms are available upon request.

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Apr
8
9:30 am09:30

Purple Laces 5K to End Domestic Violence

  • Bladensburg Waterfront Park

The Purple Laces 5K event race is hosted every year to support a local nonprofit, An Earthly Embrace, in order to heal, empower, and rebuild the lives of people impacted by domestic violence. So What Else will be providing volunteers to assist with logistics and art activities for the smaller attendees.

Hallway Beautification Project Part 2
Mar
25
8:30 am08:30

Hallway Beautification Project Part 2

  • James McHenry Elementary/Middle School

So What Else is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help us beautify the hallways at James McHenry Elementary/Middle School! Our intention is to completely transform the elementary and middle school hallways into a creative, colorful environment to encourage the students' self-value and self expression. This will be Part 2 of a two-day project and volunteers will be finishing the painting and adding inspirational quotes around the pillars.

Hallway Beautification Project Part 1
Mar
18
8:30 am08:30

Hallway Beautification Project Part 1

  • James McHenry Elementary/Middle School

So What Else is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help us beautify the hallways at James McHenry Elementary/Middle School. Our intention is to completely transform the elementary and middle school hallways into a creative, colorful environment to encourage the students' self-value and self expression. This will be Part 1 of a two-day project and will consist of placing the painter's tape and begin the painting process.

Breakfast Rewards Program
Mar
17
7:45 am07:45

Breakfast Rewards Program

  • James McHenry Elementary School

So What Else will be providing a delicious for middle school students who have demonstrated positive behavior and great attendance. We are seeking volunteers to assist with logistics like set-up and decorations and interacting with the students to celebrate their achievements!