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Best Volunteering Opportunity

1st Place: The Community Table
2nd Place: EC County Humane Association
3rd Place: Bob’s House for Dogs


There are hundreds of worthy organizations in the Chippewa Valley where those with time, talent, or treasure can volunteer. Our readers voted The Community Table, which nourishes hungry bodies and spirits in Eau Claire, as the number one opportunity. The Community Tables serves one meal each day, 365 days a year, and is a collaboration among local churches, the area food bank, and many concerned individuals, businesses, and civic and social groups. The Eau Claire County Humane Association came in at No. 2; their volunteer opportunities range from hands-on animal care to fundraising. Third is Bob’s House for Dogs, a canine foster care and adoption facility, whose tag line is “From Kennel to Couch—Where Love Has No Age Limit.” Bob’s House matches strays, senior dogs, and special needs dogs with their happily-ever-after homes. —Barbara Arnold