Have-A-Heart Volunteer Day 2023

January 1, 2023

Caitlin’s Smiles will host the annual Have A Heart Volunteer Day on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at New Hope Church, 584 Colonial Club Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112. All volunteers must register by clicking here.
Volunteers are welcome to join us to send smiles to hospitalized kids. Two volunteer sessions are scheduled for the day. The first session runs from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and the second session begins at 1:00 pm and ends at 3:00 pm. Volunteers will create greeting cards, decorate gift bags and assemble craft kits. Each session is limited to 50 volunteers. The cards, kits, and bags created at these sessions will be used in our outreach to pediatric patients receiving treatment at 180+ healthcare facilities in Pennsylvania and the surrounding states.
Registration is required. People wishing to volunteer for Caitlin’s Smiles’ “Have a Heart” Day must register online by clicking here to visit our SignUp.Com registration page.   Please, sign up for just one volunteer session per person so that more people will have the opportunity to volunteer. Children are welcome to volunteer, however children 14 and younger, must be accompanied by an adult for the entire duration of the volunteer session.
Please note, this event takes place at New Hope Church, 584 Colonial Club Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112.

We ask that all volunteers bring new craft items that will be used in our outreach to kids in medical facilities.

Most needed items

  • Coloring books for all ages
  • Jigsaw puzzles -100 pieces or less
  • Zip locking plastic bags (snack or sandwich size)
  • Stress relief toys (Poppers, stress balls, fidget toys)
Caitlin’s Smiles is a non-profit organization based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, providing arts and crafts to kids staying in hospitals, visiting Emergency Departments, and attending appointments in clinics. With the help of donors and volunteers, Caitlin’s Smiles reaches hospitalized children in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, West Virginia, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.