Please join us at the Texins Fitness Center to board a Senior Source bus at 9:00 am. We will assist The Senior Source organization in distributing small air conditioners to clients needing a way to keep their home cool and safe during the hot Dallas summer. We will remain within the Concord Baptist Church and assist in getting fans into client cars as they arrive, if needed to do so. Afterwards, we will have lunch at a local restaurant (at your own expense) and arrive back to the Texins Fitness Center around 1:30 pm.
We are asked by TI to volunteer at their annual Meals on Wheels delivery event by forming a team(s) for the biggest TI volunteer event in 2022 on Giving Tuesday, December [TBA], 2020. Because of our participation, TI has committed to deliver to about 1000 homebound clients of the Dallas County Visiting Nurse Association (VNA Meals on Wheels). The event begins in the Texins Fitness Center parking lot at 9:45 am.
The Faith & Grief Memorial Arch is a place of hope and comfort. The Arch provides people a place to remember loved ones each year during the December holidays in Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park. Attendees arriving to remember their loved ones who have died will write the name of their loved one on a ribbon and will tie the ribbon to the Arch as a symbol of remembrance.
Have you ever changed a person’s life in a single day? The Texas Ramp Project does it hundreds of times a year! They build wheelchair ramps for disabled or elderly people who can’t afford to buy one. In a few hours in a morning, they give these folks the freedom to leave their home again—the home where they want to remain but whose steps have imprisoned them.
As a national thought leader in volunteerism, and one of the largest volunteer centers in the country, VolunteerNow serves as the hub of volunteerism in North Texas. They are a national provider of volunteer recruitment and management software, leveraging four decades of expertise in volunteer engagement.
VENUE CHANGE - NOT AT SMU
UNT Dallas College of Law provides the “NITA Trial Program Dallas” seminar during June of each year for practicing lawyers across the Nation. This seminar allows lawyers the opportunity to practice court presentation skills in front of volunteers who serve as jury members.
4819 Silver Ave, Dallas, TX 75223
Wilkinson Center is a dynamic service provider for families struggling to escape poverty, providing services throughout Dallas County, with a focus in East and Southeast Dallas including Pleasant Grove. Wilkinson Center’s vision is to eliminate generational poverty by addressing clients’ most significant issues: basic human necessities (food and shelter), education and employment.
Readers 2 Leaders goal is to develop and grow the reading skills of children, age 3-10, in West Dallas. Programs include Reading Buddies, After-School Tutors and Saturday Storytime.
Location: The warehouse located at 3210 Skylane Dr. in Carrollton (Note location and time change)
Metrocrest Services specializes in helping families and seniors who are going through a crisis situation stabilize their lives for a brighter future. They offer a wide range of services including emergency financial assistance, financial coaching and education, a food pantry, employment coaching and job readiness, senior services to help seniors age in place, and seasonal programs focused on children including holiday gifts and food for the summer.