Calvary on Mission
"God has carefully placed each part of the body right where he wanted it...You are Christ's body!"
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Volunteer with Talitha Koum Institute
Please help Talitha Koum RISE! By joining the “RISE Guild.” Do only what you want. No meetings, no dues. YOU are the gift! Give your time and self whenever you like and ignore any appeals for help that don’t “fit.” Click here to learn more: Rise & Shine.
Urban Gardening Coalition
The Urban Gardening Coalition has monthly meetings where folks can learn about planting schedules and strategies, network with other gardens, as well as learn about funding opportunities for gardens and service events. Also, people can contribute their work and ideas to the Coalition as a whole so we can continue to strengthen the local food movement. These meetings are held every 3rd Thursday of each month at 715 Elm Street at 6:00pm. Our website is hotugc.org and our events page is http://hotugc.org/upcoming-events/. For more information contact Zacary Bryan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
CareNet Mentoring Program
CareNet has invited us to join them in mentoring new and expectant mothers. All women, regardless of age and motherhood, are invited to participate. There is curriculum available for meeting together once a month to create a scrapbook, discuss parenting skills, and most importantly, build a loving relationship. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Volunteers Needed at Noah's (Know Us)
Assist community members with benefits applications
Would you like to volunteer a few hours a week as an advocate? Call Gloria Martinez of Noah's at #732-0307, ext. 13, or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Noah's (Know Us) connects people to resources and provides assistance with benefits applications (TANF, SNAP, Medicaid, and CHIP). Free training is provided, and the experience will be rewarding!
Consider giving your time to children that have been abused and neglected and are currently in the foster care system. If you are 21 years of age, can pass local, state, and federal background checks, have 8-10 hours per month to give, and want to BE THE VOICE for children who have no one to SPEAK UP for them, then CASA is for you! Training classes start soon. Visit www.becomeacasa.org or contact Mindi Masten at (254) 752-9330*119 for more information.
Thrift Store Sale
The Family Abuse Center’s Second Chance Thrift Store will have a sale throughout August. The store is located in the Fairgate Shopping Center, 1412 Sunset Blvd. Everything in the store will be sold at a 75 percent discount. Proceeds will benefit victims of domestic violence. The shop has clothing for all ages, shoes, books, movies, music, household items and more. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call 753-6469.
Goodwill Needs Volunteers for Mock Interviews
Goodwill is looking for professionals willing to volunteer 1 – 3 hours once a month to provide Mock Interviews to participants interested in improving their job interview skills. Even volunteering only one hour a month will provide valuable interview experience to those seeking employment. Volunteer times are between 9:00am – 12:00pm on the following dates: August 23rd, September 20th, October 18th, November 15th, and December 20th. If you are interested in volunteering for any (or all) of these dates, please contact Meghan Holder at 254-753-7337 or at email@example.com.
Volunteer Caseworkers Needed
Cornerstone Assistance Network Central Texas is looking for additional volunteer case workers. If you have an interest in case management with ex-offenders please contact Dane Fowlkes by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .