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11.30.2012 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS
Dates: November 16, 2012 – December 19, 2012
Hands On Central Texas, UWATX’s volunteer program, is working with our community partners to support Austin families this holiday season.
Please join our effort in fundraising the following items for the following groups and individuals:
- Gift Cards for Financial Education
- Middle School Uniforms & Sweaters
- Playground Adoption & Clean-Up
- Tablet Covers & Screen Protectors for Success By 6
- Pre-Teens to Young Adults Book Drive
- Teacher Care Kits
- Turkey Donations to Local Food Pantry
- The Basics: Diapers, Wipes and Underwear (socks, too!)
- Culturally Sensitive Thanksgiving Dinner Drive for Local Middle School Students
This is a family-friendly volunteer opportunity that your faith-based organization, school leadership group and neighborhood can rally behind. This citywide Holiday Drive is an example of United Way’s goal to build philanthropy in our community by providing both giving and volunteer opportunities, allowing everyone to be a philanthropist regardless of how much they earn or where they live. The act of giving binds us all together and joins us in the shared mission of making sure our community continues to thrive.
Holiday Drives can be organized individually or as a team. This opportunity to help continues through Wednesday, December 19th. Find out more.
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