service opportunities

Give Our Seniors a Gift!

We are having our 5th annual Senior Holiday Party on Sat. Dec 2nd.  Last year’s party was attended by almost 100 of our fellow congregants who are 70 and over, including many of the people that helped create the church we enjoy today. The morning will begin with baked goods, made or purchased and delivered … Continued

Dec 2017 Service Opportunities

Holiday Gift Drive: To brighten the Winter holiday season, we sponsor the Department of Aging & Disabled Services (DADS) Gift Drive benefiting adults in the custody of the state. We have the opportunity to select and fulfill their specific gift wishes. Beginning November 12, our Holiday Gift Tree will be up in Channing. Stop by … Continued

Nov 2017 Service Opportunities

Turkey Basket Drive: Sign up to donate a Thanksgiving Turkey Basket for clients of The Wilkinson Center.  You shop for the food and purchase a $20 turkey voucher for a family in need.  Visit the Community Service table for a list of Turkey Basket contents and to sign up.  Deadline for sign up is Nov. … Continued

Oct 2017 Service Opportunities

Reading Partners:  Help improve students reading skills who are reading 6 months to 2.5 years below grade level. Volunteers work 1 on 1 with DISD students for 45 minutes twice a week, following a structured, research-based curriculum.  Reading Partners works with 19 different DISD schools, supporting students from low-income communities. Contact Brian Mumey for additional … Continued

Aug 2017 Service Opportunities

Hearts and Hammers It’s time for our annual Hearts & Hammers project.  On September 16th and 23rd we will be providing maintenance to the home of a fixed/low income or disabled senior citizens in cooperation with the 10th Street Community Trust.  Our main tasks will be exterior repairs, yard clean up and painting. The resulting … Continued

Help Kids Shop For Back-to-School Shoes!

Wilkinson Center Back-to-School-Shoe Shopping For the last 30 years, Wilkinson Center and their volunteers have registered and helped kids shop for new school shoes at their annual Shoe Distribution. This year’s event will be held on July 29, 30, and 31. Be a part of this special event and help a child smile as you … Continued

Jul 2017 Service Opportunities

North TX Food  Bank:   Join other Unitarians, bring family and friends (10 years & older) and have exercise and fun while you make a big impact on getting food out into our community where it’s most needed. Wednesday, July 5; and Saturday, July 22,  1:00 to 3:30 pm.  4500 S. Cockrell Hill Rd.  Wear close-toe … Continued

Jun 2017 Service Opportunities

North TX Food  Bank:   Join other Unitarians, bring family and friends (10 years & older) and have exercise and fun while you make a big impact on getting food out into our community where it’s most needed. Wednesday, June 7; and Saturday, June 17, 1:00 to 3:30 pm.  4500 S. Cockrell Hill Rd.  Wear close-toe shoes.  … Continued

May 2017 Service Opportunities

Latvian Orphanage Clothing Drive: Dana Russell will be visiting an orphanage in Latvia from June 6 – 19, and she is asking for donations. The Director of Naujenes bērnu nams in Krauja has a Wish List: Gently used children’s clothing (all sizes); shorts are especially needed New socks and underwear Also, if anyone has a … Continued

Apr 2017 Service Opportunities

North TX Food  Bank: Join other Unitarians, bring family and friends (10 years & older) and have exercise and fun while you make a big impact on getting food out into our community where it’s most needed. Wednesday April 5; and Saturday, April 15, 1:00 to 3:30 pm.  4500 S. Cockrell Hill Rd. Wear close-toe shoes. … Continued