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Thanksgiving and Christmas bring exciting opportunities to serve all over our city - and as close as next door.

Jump in with the rest of Watermark as we Give... and Go!


Ready-made service opportunities for you, your family, or your group - PLUS great chances to learn about our partners.

Give & Go DIY

"Do It Yourself" with tips, ideas, & how-tos to GIVE and GO on your own!

Give & Go Boxes

Packing boxes, but with a twist - these boxes serve our community! Find info & tips here.

Service Opportunities

[for Plano Opportunities, click here] [for Fort Worth opportunities, click here]

Dallas-area Holiday Service Opportunities

Homeless Lunch at Watermark Dallas

When: Sunday, Dec. 31 | 10:30-11am (can stay after)
Who: All ages
Where: Watermark Dallas Campus

Individuals or groups can prepare (or purchase) lunch for the homeless who attend Watermark's 9am service. Volunteers bring and serve lunch for 15-20 people. You're welcome to stay for the facilitated discussion with our homeless friends until noon if you'd like. For questions or signup, email welcomehomemission@gmail.com

Brother Bill's Grocery Store

When: Most Wednesdays & Thursdays through Dec. 21 (see below) | 10am-1pm
Who: All ages
Where: Brother Bill's Helping Hand, 3906 Westmoreland Rd., Dallas

Help in our free Grocery Store by handing out food, restocking shelves, bagging groceries, sorting produce, etc. A really interactive opportunity that's great for the whole family! For questions & signup, email volunteer@bbhh.org.

QuestCare Clinic Come & See

When: Thursday, Dec. 22 | 10-11:30am
Who: Ages high school & above
Where: QuestCare Clinic, 9780 LBJ Fwy, Suite 124

Get upclose with Watermark's urgent care clinic: Learn our mission and vision, take a tour, and learn how this excellent (and unusual) clinic runs day-in and day-out! More info & signup: questcareclinic.org/serve. More questions? liana.banales@questcareclinic.com

Start Sponsoring a Child in El Salvador

When: Anytime
Who: All ages
Where: Make an impact in El Salvador... from here!

Join us as we make an impact with our first Central American partner, Compassion International in El Salvador! While we have plans for other involvement (including trips) over time, our first step is connecting in this meaningful way with nearly 3000 children. Learn more and get started: click here

Homeless Search & Rescue

When: Every Saturday through December | 9am to around Noon
Who: Ages 12 & up
Where: Starts at OurCalling, 1702 South Cesar Chavez, Dallas

We search all over the city for homeless friends who are under bridges, in the woods, in parking lots, and in other isolated places. We bring the love of Jesus Christ, the opportunity pray with them, and material resources. More info or signup: ourcalling.org/volunteer. Questions? volunteer@ourcalling.org

Give: Holiday Food Drive for Brother Bill's

When: Drop off weekdays through Dec. 18 | 9am-4pm
Who: All ages
Where: Brother Bill's Helping Hand, 3906 N. Westmoreland Rd., Dallas

We need some great holiday foods for our free Grocery Store - donate on your own, or even hold a food drive! We need canned items: sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, fruit cocktail, chicken, soup, beans... as well as bags of rice and packages of dressing mix. For questions or to set up a delivery time: volunteer@bbhh.org.

Christmas Celebration Cleanup

When: Monday, Dec. 18 | 9:30am-Noon
Who: All ages
Where: Brother Bill's Helping Hand, 3906 N. Westmoreland Rd., Dallas

Help clean up and put our building back together after the Family Christmas Celebration (see above for event info). Great for the whole family! Signup or more info: volunteer@bbhh.org

Help Host a Christmas Feast

When: Thursday, Dec. 21 | 10:30am-1:30pm
Who: All ages
Where: Watermark Dallas Campus

Join us to host a very special Christmas lunch for Cornerstone Crossroads Academy students and staff! For some students, this will be their only celebration of the holiday season. Volunteers will bring a food item and either help set up or clean up. Get more info & sign up: click here. More questions? ChristmasVolunteer@cornerstonecrossroads.com

Christmas Eve Meal with the Homeless - FULL

When: Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24

Get the Word Out: Readers 2 Leaders
When: Tuesday, Nov. 14 | 5-8pm

Pre-Thanksgiving Potluck
When: Friday, Nov. 17 | 10:30am-1pm

CCA Open House Carnival
When: Saturday, Nov. 18 | 1-5pm

South Dallas Thanksgiving Meal
When: Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23

Give: Cookies with Santa
When: Donations accepted through Dec. 1

Cookies with Santa Event
When: Saturday, Dec. 2

Toy Drive for Hurricane Harvey Victims
When: Give anytime before Tuesday, Nov. 28

Give & Go Boxes Loading Day
When: Sunday, Dec. 3

Watermark International Christmas Potluck
When: Sunday, Dec. 3

Give & Go Boxes Booth
When: During each worship service through Dec. 3

Give: Christmas Gifts for a Buckner Child
When: Donate by Tuesday, Dec. 5

Family Christmas Celebration
When: Thursday, Dec. 7

Nativity Build & Home Projects
When: Saturday, Dec. 9 | 8:30am-1pm

Give: Gifts for Brother Bill's Christmas
When: Drop gifts off through Friday, Dec. 8 | open Mon-Fri from 9am-4pm

Noteworthy Christmas Card Writing
When: Sunday, Dec. 10 | 1-3pm

Give: Coats for High School Students
When: Drop off on Sunday, Dec. 10 | 2-4pm

Friday Night Kids' Bible Study
When: Friday, Dec. 15 | 6-8pm

Christmas Store with IFS
When: Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 11 & 12 | 6-8pm

Buckner Christmas Market Setup
When: Friday, Dec. 15 | Noon-5pm

Buckner Christmas Market
When: Saturday, Dec. 16 | 9am-1:30pm

Give: Gift Cards for Exodus Families
When: Drop off through Dec. 15 | open Mon-Fri 9:30am-4pm

Prepare for Christmas Celebration
When: Weekdays through Dec. 14 | anytime between 10am & 4pm

Give: Shoes for Spring
When: Drop off through Dec. 15 | open Mon-Fri 9:30am-4pm

Brother Bill's Christmas Celebration
When: Saturday, Dec. 16 | 8:30am-1:30pm (multiple shifts)

Give: Gifts for a CCA Student
When: Drop off gifts on Sunday, Dec. 17 | 8:30am-1pm

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