Number of Participants: 11
Hours Donated: 4
Value of Time Served: $372
Event Type: Children & Youth
School: West Seneca West Senior High School
Date: March 7, 2022
West Senior High School
Seneca Street, West Seneca
We had 11 athletes helping out and 3 coaches
We were there from 9am-1pm, 4hours
The organization is very well organized. Volunteers – under the guidance of SHP chapter team members – build bunks in an assembly line setup. There are stations for sawing, sanding, drilling, assembling, staining, and branding the wood. What started as a pile of raw lumber from the hardware store becomes ready-to-deliver bunks for kids in need.
I found out about this organization (sleep in heavenly peace- buffalo chapter) from my former college coach (Mike Rappl) who is now retired. He was a very successful softball coach at Canisius college and he always had our softball team volunteer in the community and I always thought it was a great experience. It is a great team bonding experience. They teach the girls everything they need to know despite the fact that most have never touched a tool before. There are hundreds of kids throughout buffalo that don’t have anything to sleep on at night and this non-profit organization is building and delivering these beds to all the children and families in need.