Junior League of Columbia

Done in a Day

For each Done in a Day (DIAD) project, Junior League of Columbia (JLC) members assist local organizations or social service agencies through hands-on volunteer work. A suitable project would allow volunteers to work a three- to four-hour shift on a one time basis.

To become a DIAD partner, please complete the following application.

 Done in a Day Application


2013-2014 Projects

June 1, 2013      Storyfest SC
Storyfest SC is a day filled with author presentations, storytelling sessions, crafts, face painting, visits from popular characters, and a Readers Theater presentation.
   
November 2, 2013
                                                                                        
Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands Office Decorating Project
STSM provides crisis intervention, advocacy, and support services to female and male child, adolescent, and adult survivors of sexual assault and abuse.
 
November 16, 2013 Palmetto Place Children's Shelter Obstacle Course
Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter provides a safe and nurturing environment for abused and neglected children and unaccompanied teens.
 
November 23, 2013 Girls on the Run 5K
Girls on the Run's mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
 
December 8, 2013 South Carolina Youth Advocate Program's Christmas Party
SCYAP believes that every child has the right to a permanent home and family and that a child’s family and community are valuable resources.
 
December 12, 2013
                                             
Salvation Army Christmas Assistance Program
Salvation Army’s Christmas Assistance Program provides food, clothes, toys, gifts, and more to thousands of individuals for Christmas.
 
December 14, 2013 Hygeine Bags for Harvest Hope
The Harvest Hope Food Bank provides for the needs of hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion, and education.
 
December 18, 2013 Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Make and Take
Palmetto Health Children's Hospital combines compassionate medical care with comfortable family-centered spaces, play areas, and other ways to encourage healing.
 
December 19, 2013 Salvation Army Christmas Warehouse
Salvation Army collects food, clothes, toys, gifts, and more to distribute to thousands of individuals who would otherwise be unable to celebrate Christmas. 
 
January 7, 2014 Girls on the Run Coaches Boxes 
Teams of volunteer coaches facilitate the Girls on the Run curriculum with groups of girls between 3rd and 8th grade over the course of 10 to 12 weeks.
 
January 26, 2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowling Party
The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable impact. 
 
February 8, 2014 Sweet on CMA
The Columbia Museum of Art is hosting a Family Fun Day, featuring art stations, museum tours, gallery hunts, a photo booth, and more.
 
February 15, 2014 EdVenture Take Heart and Smile
February is "Take Heart and Smile" month, and EdVenture will feature activities that teach kids the importance of having a healthy mouth and a healthy body. 
     
May 12, 2014 Girls on the Run Coaches Boxes 
Teams of volunteer coaches facilitate the Girls on the Run curriculum with groups of girls between 3rd and 8th grade over the course of 10 to 12 weeks.