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Dallas & Plano Service Opportunities

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Opportunities Ending Soon (Through Dec 16)

Book Donation for Holiday Storytime

Christmas Saturday Storytime is a time when students from the community and their families come to Readers 2 Leaders for crafts, stories, lunch and a gifted book. Readers 2 Leaders are needing 100 books to gift to students this holiday season!
Dates & Times: Through Thursday, December 6
Location: 2223 Singleton Blvd., Suite 140 Dallas, TX
More info? Sign up here or volunteer@readers2leaders.org

Family Christmas Store

Over 120 clients and their children are invited to shop for free during Christmas Store at Interfaith Family Services. Items needed include children's socks, pajamas and coats for teenage boys and girls, and gift cards.
Dates & Times: Through Friday, December 7, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 5600 Ross Avenue Dallas, TX
More info? jng@interfaithdallas.org

December 2ndSaturday

Through 2ndSaturday, serve our neighbors in South and West Dallas through home repair projects. Additionally, we will build a few nativity scenes with partners organizations made of wood from dilapidated homes.
Dates & Times: Saturday, December 8, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: 2815 S Ervay St Dallas, TX
More info? www.2SRegister.org or serve@2ndsaturday.org

Stop Sex-Trafficking Through Motel Outreach

We travel to specific and strategic motels in our area and engage with motel staff and raise awareness for missing and exploited children. All engagements led by seasoned Reclaimed volunteers. For ages 18 and up.
Dates & Times: Saturday, December 8, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Location: 7540 LBJ Fwy. Dallas, TX
More info? allisonkayunger@gmail.com

Safe House Supplies Drop-off

Reclaimed partners with a safe home that provides recovery for trafficking victims. Supplies needed are: toilet paper, paper towels, wet wipes, liquid hand soap, liquid dish soap, and disposable plates and cups.
Dates & Times: Last chance on Sunday, Dec. 9
Location: Watermark Dallas, more info available by emailing below
More info? kristenreedtx@hotmail.com

Gift Card Drive for Moms & Kids

Help bring joy this Christmas season to women of Exodus Ministries by donating gift cards to Walmart, Target, Office Depot, Home Depot, Kroger, etc. Items can be mailed or dropped off during business hours.
Dates & Times: Through December 14, Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Location: 4630 Munger Ave., 110 Dallas, TX
More info? cynthia@exodusministries.org

Help Make Someone's Wish List Come True

At Buckner International, you, your family, or community group can choose to sponsor either the wish list of an individual child or an entire family.
Dates & Times: Through December 14
Location: 5310 S. Buckner Blvd Dallas, TX
More info? Sign up here or jcastle@buckner.org

Watermark Urgent Care Come & See (Dallas)

Watermark Urgent Care serves the physical and spiritual needs of the uninsured and underinsured in Dallas County. Learn how the clinic works, our mission/vision/values, and how you can serve with us! For ages 18 and up.
Dates & Times: Saturday, December 15 at 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Location: 9780 LBJ Freeway Suite 124 Dallas, TX
More info? Sign up here or volunteer@watermarkurgentcare.com

Christmas Market

Families that have worked hard at Buckner International throughout the fall taking empowerment classes (ESL, GED, Jobs for Life, Parenting, etc) will be receiving their gifts. Come help with the distribution! For ages 12 and up.
Dates & Times: December 15 from 9:15 am to 1:15 pm
Location: 3877 Walnut Hill Ln Dallas, TX
More info? Sign up here or sschober@buckner.org

Sponsor Kids at Cornerstone Crossroads Academy

You, your family, or community group can sponsor a Cornerstone Crossroads Academy student for Christmas and select items from his/her wish list and also provide a basket of non-perishable food for the holidays!
Dates & Times: December 16, 2018, from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm
Location: 7540 LBJ Freeway, West Tower Dallas, TX
More info? Sign up here or ChristmasVolunteer@cornerstonecrossroads.com

Available This Week & Later On

Watermark Urgent Care Come & See (Plano)

Join us at one of our Watermark Urgent Care Plano Come & See events, where you'll learn how the clinic works, our mission/vision/values, and how you can serve with us! For ages 15 and up.

Dates & Times: Thursday, December 6, and Thursday, December 27, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Location: 910 W Parker Rd, Suite 102, Plano
More info? https://www.watermarkurgentcare.com/how-to-start or volunteer@watermarkurgentcare.com

Pack Meals with Feed My Starving Children

Many Watermark families and Community Groups have participated in one-time events to pack meals with FMSC, but the ministry now has a permanent location in Richardson! So jump in for one slot... or up to 100 at a time! Spots throughout the holiday season!
Dates: Mondays through Saturdays
Location: 1680 N. Glenville Dr., Suite 300, Richardson (most spots); Irving Convention Center
Find your spots: Click here

Serve Lunch to the Homeless

Welcome Home offers an opportunity for individuals, community groups, or families to provide and serve lunch to the homeless, as well as participate in individual/group discussion, if you'd like!
Dates & Times: Sundays (Dec. 9, Dec. 16, Dec. 23, Dec. 30, Jan. 6), from 10:30 am to noon
Location: 7616 Lyndon B Johnson FWY #415 (Watermark East Tower) Dallas
More info? welcomehomemission.org or welcomehomemission@gmail.com

Help Feed Watermark Urgent Care

The winter weather brings cold and flu season! As patient volumes increase at Watermark Urgent Care, one way volunteers can help our team is through providing lunch on Mondays- our busiest days!
Dates & Times: Most Mondays (Dec. 10, 17, 31; Jan. 7) from 11:30 am to 11:45 am
Location: 9780 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Ste 124 Dallas, TX
More info? Sign up here or volunteer@watermarkurgentcare.com

Donate Adult Coats & Blankets

OurCalling is collecting adult-sized coats and blankets to be given out to the homeless throughout the Winter Season.
Dates & Times: Through December 31, Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to noon.
Location: 1702 S. Cesar Chavez Blvd. Dallas, TX
More info? volunteer@ourcalling.org

Christmas Gifts for Parents

Mercy Street is having a mentor/mentee and families' Christmas party. During the celebration, parents will receive a gift card and a Parent's Night Out voucher. Help make a Mery Street parents' feel loved by donating a $20 gift card to Chili's, IHOP, or Olive Garden.
Dates & Times: Mail or drop off donations through January 10 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: 3801 Holystone St Dallas, TX
More info? Sign up here or jill@mercystreetdallas.org

Donate Toiletries & Coats to the Homeless

Welcome Home is collecting toiletry items for the homeless, such as shampoo, conditioner, body wash, deodorant, body spray, toothpaste, as well as winter coats, mittens, scarves, and hats.
Dates & Times: Through January 10, 10:30 am to noon on Sunday (except Dec. 23rd)
Location: Watermark Dallas East Tower, more directions available when you sign up
More info? welcomehomemission@gmail.com

2ndSaturday Christmas Wish List

Help 2ndSaturday fulfill their wish list and their dream of helping the South Dallas Community! Needed: 12 ft Heavy Duty Landscape Utility Trailer w/ ramp, ZTR mower, 24in STIHL Chain Saw, and Home Depot gift cards (of any dollar amount).
Dates & Times: Through January 10 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: 2428 Pine St Dallas, TX
More info? ashley@2ndsaturday.org

Events After December 16th

Saturday Fun Day with Kids

While the parents at Buckner International are in their training, we keep all the foster care, adoptive, and biological kids in each family. We will play games, do crafts, have a VBS time, and have fun! For ages 16 and up.
Dates & Times: January 12 from 8:30am to noon
Location: 3018 N. Belt Line Rd Sunnyvale, TX 75182
More info? Sign up here or jcastle@buckner.org