Volunteer Events

If you can help provide transportation (carpool) to the event(s) that you wish to attend, please indicate that on the sign up form.


Generation One Academy

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
10/29/14 3:30pm – 7:00pm REGISTER by 10/21/14 at 11:59pm
11/05/14 3:30pm – 7:00pm REGISTER by 10/28/14 at 11:59pm

Location: 1910 Napoleon St., Houston, TX 77002

Generation One is a non-profit agency in Houston's third ward that provides after school programs for elementary school students. Volunteers are needed to tutor the students and supervise various sports activities.

For questions, please contact Emily Johnson. Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet and depart from the UC at 3:30pm

Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week

DATE REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
11/17/14 - 11/21/14  

November is the National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Month and MVP is bringing its very first Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week to University of Houston. Houston is one of the top cities that have a high priority for homelessness therefore MVP has decided to dedicate a weeklong service events in hope to raise awareness among our community and help those in need. Stay tuned for updates!

The Beacon

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
10/26/14 8:15am – 11:00am REGISTER by 10/25/14 at 11:59pm

Location: 1212 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002

The Beacon Day Center provides hot meals, showers, laundry services, and case management to Houston’s underserved and homeless population. Volunteers will provide hands-on support to the city’s homeless through a variety of activities including food preparation, patient sign-in, and laundry.

For questions, please contact Emily Johnson Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet and depart from the UC at  8:15am.

MVP Service Nights

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
10/27/14 6:00pm – 8:00pm REGISTER by 10/26/14 at 11:59pm

Location: Cougar Village Room N112

Volunteers are needed to assist with various on-campus service projects such as preparing peanut butter & jelly sandwiches for the homeless and making cards for various holidays which will be distributed to nursing homes and hospitals across the city.

For questions, please contact Sara Lalani.

Project C.U.R.E.

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
10/25/14 11:00am – 2:00pm REGISTER by 10/24/14 at 11:59pm

Location: 10250 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042

Project C.U.R.E. provides donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries around the world. Volunteers are need to help with sorting and packaging donated medical supplies at the Houston warehouse location.

For questions, please contact Emily Johnson mvpehc@central.uh.edu Transportation will be provided. All volunteers will meet at the UC at 11:00AM.