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The Gloria M. Silverio Foundation 501(C)3 – “A Safe Haven for Newborns”
6801 NW 77th Avenue, Suite 404, Miami, FL 33166
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Website: www.asafehavenfornewborns.com
Contact: (305) 882-1304, Ext. 103

Please click on and complete one of the volunteer forms below:

STUDENT VOLUNTEER FORM   (Earn Community Services Hours)

We are a Volunteer organization with the ultimate goal of eliminating infant abandonment in the state of Florida through education, prevention, and statewide community involvement. We maintain a 24/7 toll-free multi-lingual referral help line assisting people (mostly women) in distress or crisis. Our mission is to save babies in danger of abandonment and preserve the health and future of their mothers and fathers.

Community Awareness and Outreach:

Distribution of materials (Posters, Flyers, Brochures, Cards, Bookmarks, etc), in your Community:

All materials are available in English, Spanish and Creole.
- A list of types of places to distribute the materials can be provided to you.
- An introduction letter will be provided, as well as how to introduce yourself.

Note: (An activity form will be provided)- we ask that you obtain name/address, type of Business or organizations, services provided, contact info to email, mail, fax, and call.
This information will be used also to update our existing Public awareness data base.

Community Fairs

At various times we participate in local fairs serving the community. The fairs are held as an example: at parks, schools or community centers, etc. Some of the fairs are on weekdays, a few at night and some on the weekend. We would like to increase our participation in these type of events throughout the communities.
We provide all the materials necessary to participate in these community activities.

Community Service Clubs

“Take the lead” and create a community service club at your school.

Speakers Bureau

Join our Speakers Bureau to make Safe Haven public awareness presentations in your community.

Administrative

Non paid Interns (Minmum of 3 months), Volunteer Intern opportunity for:
     - Internet Projects
     - Social Network Sites
     - Fund Raising Activities
     - Advancing "Safe Haven" Public Awareness


Typical administration activities at the Gloria M. Silverio Foundation – “A Safe Haven for Newborns”:include:

- General office activities
- Archiving informative: articles/ pictures/ materials/ events
- Research
- Mailings
- Newsletters
- Database Updates

Our 24/7 Multilingual referral helpline Database:

Research and create an excel spreadsheet of statewide referral organizations. Containing: Name/Address, services provided, contact information to email, Fax, mail and call. These spreadsheets will update our existing Data base which is used by our helpline to assist callers in need Statewide.

Public Awareness Statewide Data Base:

Research and create an excel spreadsheet of statewide organizations containing: Name/Address, services provided, contact information to email, Fax, mail and call.
These spreadsheets will update our existing database which is used for all of our Public Awareness and Networking Activities statewide.

Special Projects:

Lets discuss the possibilities.

Grant Writing:

We continually have grant writing projects to complete throughout the year.

Fundraising Efforts
All monies received are used to support the operations of A Safe Haven for Newborns such as: our 24/7 multilingual referral helpline, materials, educational videos, signs, billboards and many community activities throughout Florida.

• Collect pledges and donations for a walk-a-thon, radio-a-thon, bike-a-thon, or marathon.
• Contact your employer about a possible Matching Gifts program
• Host a Fundraising reception where the proceeds go to “A Safe Haven for Newborns”
• Collect Donated Items for us to sell on Safe Haven’s Ebay Site
• Organize a “Silent Auction” event or create one on Safe Haven's Ebay Site
• Of course we welcome your ideas.