The STAR !mpact Team is a mobile activity unit that volunteers in Scioto County.
In December 2017, members of the team hit a historic milestone as they surpassed an incredible 20,000 hours of volunteer service to our community since 2012! A number that grows with each passing month!
Since it’s formation, approximately 100 individuals have participated in team projects each year.
- Serving free community lunch at the Salvation Army Corp in Portsmouth 1-2 days a week.
- Assisting the Camp Ranger with maintenance projects at Boy Scout Camp Oyo.
- Adoption and maintenance of the Lock 48 Historic Site on State Route 104, part of the Scenic Scioto Byway.
- Adoption and trash pickup at Mound, Weghorst and York Parks in the City of Portsmouth.
- Reading outreach for Kindergarten students at area Elementary Schools.
- Music outreach at 16 local Nursing and Day Habilitation facilities.
- Volunteering at the Southern Ohio Medical Center’s laundry facility.
- Bell ringing for the Salvation Army during their Red Kettle Drive.
What Our Members Say
“I feel like I make a difference in my community with what we do with !mpact. I like playing my guitar and singing. I like helping people.“ – Tina
“I like to go to Salvation Army to help with the meal. I like to go sing at nursing homes for the old people. Things we do with !mpact make me proud.“ – Rodney