January 2018 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 info 214-766-8511 or tbmumey@pobpx.com.


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, Jan. 3; and Saturday, Jan. 20, 1:00 to 3:30 pm.  4500 S. Cockrell Hill Rd.  Wear close-toe shoes.

To sign up contact Susan Thrower at susan.thrower@gmail.com.


White Rock Lake Shoreline Spruce-Up

Always the second Saturday of the month – January 13 this month.  Enjoy the morning beauty of the lake by joining fellow UUs as we spruce up our adopted shoreline at White Rock Lake.  Meet in the parking lot south of Fisher and West Lawther at 8:30 am.  We provide the trash bags, gloves and reach-it tools.  All ages welcome.

Contact David Yates for additional info at yates.programmer@gmail.com.


CitySquare Food Pantry

Be a grocer the second Tuesday of each month for a few hours by helping distribute food to our neighbors in need.  Some lifting and reaching required.  Tuesday, Jan. 9, 1:00-4:00 at 1610 S. Malcom X Blvd.

Contact Patty Raggio for additional info at patty.raggio@gmail.com.

North Dallas Shared Ministries (NDSM)

NDSM needs your skills! Dedicated to providing charitable assistance to those in need, NDSM has volunteer openings for teachers in their ESL program (daytime and evening) as well as openings in their medical clinic for Spanish-speaking translators and data entry help.

Contact Leslie Palmer for more information at ndsm@dallasuu.org.