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.


The Beacon

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
11/30/14 8:15am – 11:00am REGISTER by 11/29/14 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 8:15 am.

Generation One Academy

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
12/03/14 3:30pm – 7:00pm REGISTER by 12/02/14 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

Community Garden

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
12/06/14 1:00pm – 4:00pm REGISTER by 12/05/14 at 11:59pm

Location: On the corner of Wheeler Ave. and Cullen Blvd. next to the Cougar Woods dining hall.

The Campus Community Garden is an all organic garden run by the Office of Sustainability. The garden provides fresh vegetables and herbs to low income community members, and provides educational opportunities to neighborhood schools. Volunteers are needed to help plant seeds, weed beds, water plants, and other gardening tasks. For questions, please contact Emily Johnson

Houston Food Bank

DATE TIME REGISTRATION / DEADLINE
12/05/14 5:00pm – 9:00pm REGISTER by 12/04/14 at 11:59pm

Location: 535 Portwall St.

The Houston Food Bank works to end hunger in the Houston community. Volunteers are needed to help sort and package food items that will be distributed to food pantries and charities in the Houston area. For questions, please contact Sara Lalani . Transportation will be provided for volunteers who require it. All volunteers will meet and depart from the UC at 5 pm.