July 2012 Day of Nurture…check!

On July 28, we had our second Day of Nurture in Franklin Square.  Although there was a forecast for rain from 4pm when our event was scheduled to start, the weather was perfect -sunny and not excessively hot as it has been recently.  In the span of an hour and a half, we had served a meal to over 100 people in the park.  We also handed out water to people in the neighboring park.

Thank you to our sponsors for providing us with food and to all our wonderful volunteers who helped us in preparing food items, transporting the equipment to Franklin Square, serving meals, and conducting outreach.

We will be posting photos of the event soon, so keep checking back!

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Don’t forget, after the second Day of Nurture…come celebrate the summer events and our volunteers!

Don’t forget to join us on Sunday, July 29th for the Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at Malcolm X Park. For those of you not familiar with the park, Sundays are very lively at the Park! There are a range of activities from Drum Circle and Dance ( which is open to all) ,  tightrope walkers, yoga, to  frisbee and  soccer/bocce ball, etc. We’ll bring our blankets and some food and we hope to see you there!  Feel free to bring along friends and something to share!

Food Donations for the next Potluck!

In One Day DC is  a completely donation based project meaning everything we acquire for the event is out of the kindness of others. If you would like to donate food for the next Potluck on  Saturday, July 28th,  or if you are  connected to a local business who would like to donate, please email us at inonedaydc@gmail.com!

The Next Day of Nurture will be Saturday, July 28th!

Join us on Saturday, July 28th for our next Day of Nurture (potluck for the homeless and hungry)! If you’re interested in volunteering we need you! Email us at inonedaydc@gmail.com and let us know!

We are looking for volunteers to help with the following:

  • Collecting Food Donations for the Potluck
  • Delivery of Food Donations to Event Site
  • Preparation of the donations on prior to the event ( this includes making sandwiches and preparing supplies)

Thank you!!

Despite the heat, Day of Connection and Exchange was still held in Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park.  Many of you braved the heat and came by with your donations.

Take a look at the photos in our Facebook album.

If you have donations and were not able to make it to the event, please e-mail us at inonedaydc@gmail.com.

 

With the conclusion of Day of Connection and Exchange, In One Day is officially complete.  Thank you to all who have supported us to make what were ideas only 3 months ago a reality.  We are so grateful and are inspired to even do more now knowing that anything is possible.

While the three events are complete, don’t forget that we have decided to repeat Day of Nurture monthly for the summer!  We’ll be announcing the dates soon!

Day of Connection and Exchange is tomorrow!!

Hi Everyone!

We know it’s going to be a scorcher tomorrow, but we’re still having the event tomorrow! We will be changing the time so we can start by 11 AM and end by 3 PM.  

We hope you are still planning to come out tomorrow with your books, clothes, and toys!  All of the corners are taking place in the shady areas of the park so hopefully that will provide us a bit of relief!

On hot days like tomorrow it is very important to keep yourself hydrated! Be sure to drink lots of water!!

Don’t forget to tweet us your pictures of your day in DC  to @inonedaydc! All pictures submitted will later be featured on our website!

See you all tomorrow!

 

The Map is Unveiled!

Day of Connection and Exchange is a little over two weeks away!!

Last weekend, we got the final approval from the National Park Services for our layout.

Take a look at the map below to get an idea of what the event will look like.

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There will be six areas.  Read about each section on the Day of Connection and Exchange page.

If you are a musician, performer, or dance/yoga instructor, we’d love for you to be a part of the event!

If you have gently used clothing, toys, games, or books that you would like to swap or donate, bring them by on July 7!

Please contact us at inonedaydc@gmail.com for more information about the event.