!mpact Team

Empowering Lives

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.

Volunteer Services

  • 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