419 Dowling St,
Houston, TX 77003
Star of Hope actually has many locations throughout the area. Contact the main office via phone or the website for the best ways to provide support by volunteering. This organization provides many different areas of support varying from emergency housing services for victims of domestic violence to care and treatment for addiction. Other services include life skills lessons including parenting and employment as well as education. How can your family help? There are several ways you can help and volunteer at Star of Hope including matching funds donations, donation drives, or sign up to help feed Houston’s homeless.
1500 Austin St.
Houston, TX 77002
Your family may have contributed to the Salvation Army Angel Tree ministry during the busy holiday season. But there are many other opportunities to help the Salvation Army throughout the year. This summer have the whole family get involved in the Salvation Army Christmas in July 5K Run. Run through Houston with your friends and family, and all registration fees go towards the many assistance programs which the Salvation Army Houston Command offers throughout the year.
535 Portwall St.
Houston, Texas 77029
The Houston Food Bank offers your family several different ways to volunteer this summer. Visit the Houston Food Bank online to find out exactly how you can make the most of your time. One of the most popular areas of volunteering when you have younger children is by sorting the canned and boxed food donations and creating packages for delivery. Other opportunities to volunteer include preparing meals, food distribution and even creating a group activity. Get the whole extended family involved and take a shift at the Houston Food Bank which helps provide meals and fight hunger for children, seniors and others who may not have enough to eat.
4500 Bissonnet St., Suite 200
Bellaire, TX 77401
Families which volunteer at Neighborhood Centers have a wide range of activities in which they can participate. These include helping with taxes, immigration and citizenship assistance, charter schools, workforce solutions and training as well as assisting seniors and at-risk youth. The best thing of all is that you and your family are working within the Houston community. That which makes one part of our great city stronger makes all of us stronger.
900 Bagby St., Suite 019
Houston, TX 77002
Houstonservice.org is not just one organization but a non-partisian group service project which provides many different service opportunities throughout the greater area. Select an opportunity for your family to volunteer this summer from the calendar view, or use the easy to follow service finder tool for specific organization, interests or age groups to work with. Select from helping with great green efforts at Houston area conservancy projects to assisting veterans.