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Top Volunteer Opportunities in Toledo in 2019

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Want to volunteer or intern at a great Toledo nonprofit? Whether you’re new to the city and want to learn about its charities, trying to change up your routine with some local charity work, or just want to volunteer or intern at a neighborhood nonprofit, everyone knows that the best way to find the right place for you is from the people who’ve been there!

Here’s a list of volunteers’ and interns’ favorite Toledo charities. Every nonprofit on this list has earned an overall score of 4 or greater out of 5 on If your favorite Toledo nonprofit or volunteer gig is missing, find it on, write a positive review, and show your co-volunteers how to start adding reviews and get it on the list!

Joyful Smiles Thru Faith5-stars

Volunteer visiting a sick boy Joyful Smiles Thru Faith

“When I heard about Joyful Smiles Thru Faith, I immediately wanted to help if and when I could. Their goal is simply to make kids who are sick feel better and get their thoughts off their health situation by preparing gift bags and cards to cheer them up. I have volunteered a few times to prepare the gift bags and attended a fundraiser or two. I think they are a great organization.” –Camila T1

Ovarian Cancer Connection5-stars

“The OCC has brought so much information about ovarian and cervical cancer to our city. Their dedication to the women suffering from this horrible disease is nothing short of amazing. It is truly a humbling experience to volunteer with them.” –Volunteer

Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio5-stars

Volunteer with sick little girl Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio“This place is absolutely amazing. Rarely will you find a staff of any nonprofit that is as committed to helping their patients as these guys are. Whether they are assembling information for an assessment, or making a call to their patients just to check in, the staff goes all in with their commitment to ensuring that nobody has to go through cancer alone. At Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio, you become more than just a number, you become part of a family.” –Volunteer

The Victory Center5-stars

“As a volunteer and a former participant, I know firsthand that the Victory Center is an oasis of calm in a cancer patient’s often overwhelming journey. This is not only because of the many services provided free of charge to cancer patients and their families, but also because of the caring staff and professionals that serve the Victory Center. Another key component is the opportunity for cancer patients to connect with and draw support from one another.” –Volunteer