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The Lakes February 2018

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OPPORTUNITIES Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus We are looking for volunteers 18 years old and up, be committed once a week 3-4 consecutive hours for a minimum of six months. Different assignments are available to choose from 7 AM-midnight Monday - Sunday to support patients, families and staff. Please contact us if you are interested at 832-227-1185 or www.waystogive.texaschildrens.org/ ways-to-give/volunteer/. Volunteers Needed At Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital has volunteer opportunities available. Whether you are interested in working in the nursery, at our reception desk, in our gift shop or even transporting patients, we have a place for you. For more information, please contact Heather Rojas, Manager of Volunteer Services at 281-644-7581. Volunteer Opportunities For Wildlife Advocates Enjoy a rewarding volunteer experience with wildlife. Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition, Inc. is a non-profit organization, which serves as an emergency care and rehabilitation facility for orphaned, ill, and injured native Texas wildlife. Volunteers are welcome in the areas of assisting in the daily functions of the center, assisting with public education programs, and wildlife rehabilitation. Located at 10801 Hammerly, Suite 200, the facility is open seven days a week to help wildlife in need. TWRC has a mentor program in place to assist volunteers with “hands on” training for those interested in becoming permitted rehabilitators. We invite you to join our organization in saving Texas wildlife - one animal at a time. Call the center at 713-468-8972 for more information or email the Volunteer Coordinator at coordinator@ twrcwildlifecenter.org. Visit our website at www.twrcwildlifecenter.org. 16 Pregnancy Help Center Seeks New Volunteers Invest your time by volunteering with Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston educating and supporting men and women in making healthy choices for life in sexual integrity, unplanned pregnancy and post-abortion loss. Volunteer opportunities include mentoring, facilitating small groups, administrative assistance, medical services, donation room and development. Discover your calling! For information inquire through the web site vsc@phckaty.org or call 281-578-0078, Volunteer Services Coordinator. The Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston is a non-profit faith based organization. SIRE, Houston’s Therapeutic Equestrian Centers Nothing else can compare with therapy on horseback. Equine-assisted activities improve physical balance and coordination, mental acuity, emotional stability and social interactions. At SIRE, we see miracles on horseback happen every day. The work of our dedicated volunteers helps guarantee that children and adults with disabilities in the Greater Houston Area will have the programs they need to live longer, healthier, more productive lives. In addition to their weekly work in the arena, many of our volunteers donate their time and talents at fund-raising events such as our annual Ride-A-Thon and the yearly Trailblazers Luncheon. Volunteers are on hand during the NARHA on-site certification and annual SIRE Show-Off and volunteers are vital to our Clients’ successes at the Top Hands Horse Show, during the Houston Rodeo and competition at the regional and state Special Olympics. Therapeutic horseback riding creates a bond February 2018 | The Lakes

Air Conditioning Contractors of America of success between the rider and their horse. Volunteers are their own personal cheering section and the instructor is their mentor and coach. Clients become more empowered and better equipped to fully live their lives, each day. To volunteer, please call one of our arenas and ask to speak with a volunteer coordinator. SIRESpring, call 281-353-6160. SIREHockley, call 281-356-7588. SIRE Fort Bend, call 281-344-4308. Volunteers Needed At Autumn Grove Cottage Do you enjoy spending time with seniors? Autumn Grove Cottage is an assisted living facility for individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia related illnesses. We are interested in volunteers socializing with our Residents. We are a small cottage, close to your neighborhood, with just 16 Residents. If you would like to volunteer in a cozy, home-like atmosphere then call the Volunteer Coordinator at 281-398-6845 or visit our website www. autumngrovecottage.com. Come be a part of our philosophy - “To honor our Residents and those who love and care for them.” Volunteers will need to complete a volunteer application and attend a brief training session. Become A Sunrise Volunteer Fond memories and treasured traditions start here! Enrich lives through your generous gift of service as a Sunrise Volunteer. Please call the Activity and Volunteer Coordinator for opportunities and details at 281- 240-0500 or email cinco-ranch.avc@sunriseseniorliving.com. Sunrise Assisted Living of Cinco Ranch is located at 21939 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy, Texas, 77450. For more information, you can also visit our website at www.sunriseseniorliving.com. Volunteer Katy Meet with other local people who will gather and discuss/plan community service projects and try to figure out the best way to make a difference in our community. All volunteers welcome. Contact: Linda Wilson at 281- 222-1771 or visit http://volunteerism.meetup.com/230. Katy Community Giving Circle Needs Volunteers The Katy Community Giving Circle is open to any resident in the Katy area who wants to make a difference by giving collectively. Our mission is to create a circle of giving in our community by collectively contributing to organizations that will benefit or improve the lives of the people in our neighborhoods. By combining members tax deductible donations of just $10 per month, we are determined to make a greater giving impact! In our first year we have been able to gift grants to 2 local organizations and we are building a community of giving friends. For more information, please visit our Facebook page facebook.com/katycommunitygivingcircle. Clothed By Faith We are looking for volunteers to join our amazing team! Please see our website www.clothedbyfaith.com for more information or email yiasmere@clothedbyfaith.org. Located at 802 Dominion Drive, Suite 100 in Katy. CBF demonstrates God’s love through the provision of gently used clothing to those in need. Houston Children’s Charity Join a group of people dedicated to improving the lives of children. If you are searching for a good cause to lend a hand to, you need look no further. Houston Children’s Charity is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for underprivileged, abused and disabled children who have been otherwise left behind. The scope of our support is limited only by the availability of resources. Our goal, the rainbow that we chase, is to leave no legitimate request for assistance unanswered. Do you have the time and desire to volunteer to help a great cause? We are always in need of volunteers to help Water Heaters • Drain Problems Faucet Installation & Repair Gas Test • Water Leaks & Much More 35+ Years Experience 832-890-8449 TonysPlumbing57@hotmail.com Be Safe! 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