Volunteering for Tag Days
If you are not a volunteer with the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County but would like to help with Tag Days in your Community, contact Marguerite Glanfield, Volunteer Resources Coordinator at 705-722-1066 or [email protected] to book an interview. Two hours of your time in your community, will Make a difference in the lives of individuals living with dementia and their care partners within Simcoe County.
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What are Tag Days?
The annual Tag Day Campaign raises $20,000+ for local programs and services. Volunteers collect donations outside of approved local businesses. Tagging locations have included Zehrs, Nofrills, Loblaws, Canadian Tire, Shoppers Drug Mart and The Beer Store.
Time Commitment: One or more 2 hour shifts
- Collect your tagging tray prior to your tagging shift. There is a collection location for each community.
- Stand by the entrance or exit of the store location where you are booked.
- Smile and greet customers as they go in. A simple “hello” or “Good Morning” will suffice.
- Accept donations in the donation box and hand out ‘tags’ (stickers)
- Alzheimer Society pamphlets will be provided. if someone asks a challenging question about dementia or the Alzheimer Society, refer them to the brochure and ask them to contact the local Society directly.
- Return your tagging tray after your tagging shift to your community’s collection location.
2020 Tag Days in Simcoe County
The annual Tag Day Campaign raises funds for local programs and services provided to individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and their care partners, within Simcoe County. Volunteers collect donations outside of approved local businesses consisting of one or more 2 hour shifts.
Tag Day dates for 2020 have not yet been determined and will be posted shortly.