Arlington location (918 C. 113th Street, Arlington, Tx). The DFW Toys for Tots organization is looking for a large number of volunteers to help organize, sort, and box a huge volume of donated toys designated for needy children across the Metroplex. TIAA has agreed to help from 10:00 am to about 1:00 pm.
Volunteer to help wrap presents for the recipients of the Meals on Wheels program and help make their holiday merry. Transportation will be provided from Texins at 9:30 a.m. and lunch at the facility is included.
TIAA members helped sort and set up special holiday donations for the annual Christmas in July sale. Afterwards, we had lunch at our own expense and returned to TI. There were some great bargains at the store.
We will return once again this year to the Dolphin Heights Community near Fair Park where we will help Willie Hall and Anna Hill clean up the garden from this summer’s planting and share in what harvest is left. Anna Hill, Neighborhood Association President, Founder of the garden and Organizer/Teacher/Mentor of the Dolphin Heights after school program and Willie, retired Medical Examiner at Parkland, will share more stories with us about history of Dallas and what we can do to help local communities like Dolphin Heights.
Twenty-two of the TIAA members volunteered to help the homeless vets in Dallas by working at this new center.
Orphans and at-risk children worldwide receive new shoes and socks from Shoes for Orphan Souls. TIAA volunteers help process either donated shoes or toiletries kits. The activities include sorting and banding shoes, counting and packing shoes in shipping boxes, and kitting and packing toiletries. Volunteers will meet at Texins Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and ride a bus to the climate-controlled warehouse. Afterwards, we will have lunch at our own expense and return to Texins about 1:30 p.m.
TIAA members volunteered to help homeless veterans in Dallas at the Veterans Resource Center.
Volunteers are needed to help children (8+) do arts and crafts
View one of our visits to DFW as TIAA members greet our active troops returning to the United States from all over the world.
View one of TIAA visits to DFW as TIAA members greet our active troops returning to the United States from all over the world.