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The 1463 February 2018

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NOW OPEN! PennyWise Resale Store 323 S. Mason Rd., Katy, TX 77450 To access Women’s Center Services call 281-342-HELP(4357) 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. 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. 18 STANDUP FOR KIDS How would you feel if you saved a kid’s life? StandUp For Kids is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of at-risk and homeless kids through volunteer outreach efforts. Our volunteers search the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives. Every day throughout the US thirteen kids die on the streets from abuse, disease and suicide. According to recent statistics Houston has up to 2,500 kids living on the streets at any given time. Texas has the highest rate of homeless youth in the U.S. StandUp For Kids needs supplies for our Houston program, which provides food, clothing, counseling and a safe environment for the homeless youth of Houston. If you or your organization would like to hold a food or clothing drive for StandUp For Kids, please contact me at HeatherE@standupforkids.org to learn more about StandUp For Kids or how you can help, visit our website at www.standupforkids.org. The single greatest need, for homeless and street kids is our continuous caring and real support. We must convince them that we care, we want them back and we want to help them get off the streets. ADOPT A US SOLDIER Adopt A US Soldier is a non-profit organization that seeks volunteers and donors to help show the brave men and women fighting for our freedom that their sacrifices will not go unnoticed. It connects supportive civilians with deployed soldiers and offers a channel by which to communicate encouragement and express gratitude to those serving in the United States Armed Forces. Adopt A US Soldier is sustained by its volunteer workforce located across the United States. After a supporter asked a soldier what they needed, his response was as follows: “No requests, just don’t want to be forgotten.” -LCPL O.J.T. III When registering for Adopt A US Soldier your involvement can range from writing letters and sending postcards, to mailing care packages full of items a soldier may need or want. Handwritten letters are most important and meaningful to soldiers. Adopt A US Soldier encourages civilians to adopt a soldier to show your support for those that are making sacrifices for our country. If interested, please go to www.adoptaussoldier.org to register. 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. February 2018 | The 1463 Community Newsletter

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