Sep 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 transformation of the home puts a smile on the faces of our volunteers and homeowners!  No experience is required.

Sign up in Channing Hall at the Community Service table or email our UU team captain Paul Munger at

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, Sept. 6; and Saturday, Sept. 23, 1:00 to 3:30 pm.  4500 S. Cockrell Hill Rd.  Wear close-toe shoes.  To sign up contact Susan Thrower at

White Rock Lake Shoreline Spruce-Up:

Always the second Saturday of the month – September 9 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

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, Sept. 8, 1:00-4:00 at 1610 S. Malcom X Blvd.  Contact Patty Raggio for additional info at

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