Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Get Involved!

There are many ways to be involved with MCS. From hosting an event to organizing collection drives, there are opportunities for all! Take a look at the list below for our involvement opportunities. If you’d like to discuss any of these in more detail, please contact Cheryl Andrews, Chief Operating Officer, at cheryla@mcsfl.com

  • Organize a luncheon/breakfast for our community donors and partners. 
  • Host a gathering to share the MCS mission with your circle of influence. 
  • Promote MCS through social media. 
  • Assist in organizing an MCS open house and tour. 
  • Serve on event committees. 
  • Help update and renovate our buildings. 
  • Solicit and thank our sponsors and donors. 
  • Donate or solicit auction items. 
  • Start a collection drive for in-kind donation lists, including: 
    • Art supplies for therapy 
    • Household items for parenting programs 
    • School uniforms (all sizes) 
    • Gift cards for kinship caregivers 
    • New socks and underwear (all sizes) 
    • Diapers and infant toys for families receiving forensic interviews and medical exams 

MCS provides a full spectrum of programs serving over 16,000 children and families annually. Since its inception in 1977 as the Manatee County’s first and only emergency shelter for abused children in foster care, MCS has grown to offer programs in treatment, prevention, intervention, and residential services.  

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Address:
1227 9th Avenue West
Bradenton FL, 34205

941-345-1200
info@mcsfl.com


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