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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community): Updated  28 July 2015


EVENT: Deer Fest 2015
REQUEST: Volunteers to assist in unloading vendor trailers, help set up booths and move heavy items
EVENT DATE/TIME: Saturday, August 1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
VOLUNTEER TIME: July 31 8:00 a.m.- TBD &  August 1 8:00 a.m.- TBD
LOCATION: MPEC
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Check out our web site, www.deerfestwichitafalls.com

EVENT: Dance Dash 5k
REQUEST: 40-50 volunteers to man intersections along route
DATE/TIME: Saturday, September 12 9:00 a.m.
VOLUNTEER TIME: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
LOCATION: MPEC, 1000 5th Street
MISC INFO: Volunteer will receive a t-shirt and will also need to sign a release form
TO SIGN UP/ GET MORE INFO: Amber Gee 940-764-8429 agee@unitedregional.org / Tina Roe 940-764-8200 troe@unitedregional.org

EVENT: Airmen Against Drunk Driving (AADD) Volunteers
REQUEST: Volunteers to cover CQ duty, drivers, and escorts
DATE/TIME:  Friday and Saturday nights; AADD volunteer shifts are from 2230 - 0230
LOCATION: Sheppard Lodging for CQ duty and on call for drivers and escorts
TO SIGN UP/ GET MORE INFO: E-mail Alexander.Nunez@us.af.mil or Dontaye.Taylor@us.af.mil

EVENT: Saturday Build days
REQUEST: Help build a home for a local family
DATE:  Every Saturday
VOLUNTEER TIMES: 8am till 12pm, 1pm till 430pm
LOCATION: Habitat Build site
MISC INFO: scope of work will change each weekend as we complete stages of construction
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Chris at 940.716.9300 or vol-habitat@habitatwf.com

EVENT: Wichita Falls Community Orchestra
REQUEST: Violin/strings players to play with the orchestra
DATE/TIME: Concerts throughout the year volunteer times: WFCO rehearses Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Fain Instrumental Hall at MSU (Teepee Street). We welcome all musicians (especially strings) and administrative volunteers. Formal auditions are not required. Good rehearsals mean good performances and although we realize not everyone can attend every rehearsal we do require a sincere level of commitment.
LOCATION: Various
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: WFCommunityOrchestra@gmail.com

EVENT: Produce Express Bags
REQUEST: Help to assemble fresh produce for distribution
EVENT DATE/TIME: Any Tuesday or Wednesday Volunteer Times: 8am-5pm
Location: 1230 Midwestern Parkway
MISC INFO: If anyone would like to fill out paperwork in advance, we can email that out, please request at betsilujan@wfafb.org  
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: 940-766-2322 or email wendellgriffin@wfafb.org

Other agencies that continually need volunteer support:

Big Brothers, Big Sisters (940)767-2447 or wfinfo@bbbstx.org
Boys and Girls Club of Wichita Falls and Burkburnett (940)322-2012 (mentoring youth)
Children's Aid Society (940) 322-3141 (2-17 year olds emergency housing; 30 children live there)
Christmas in Action (940) 696-9393 (elderly/disabled home renovation projects)
Faith Mission (940) 723-5663 (serving the homeless)
Faith Refuge (940) 322-4673 (aiding homeless women and children)
First Step (940) 723-1646 (domestic violence)
Food Bank (940) 766-2322
Habitat for Humanity (940) 716-9300 (build homes for needy)
Patsy's House (940) 723-1646 (abused children)
Read 2 Learn - Reading Initiative Contact January Jones at (940)235-1009 or jbjones@wfisd.net (Become a reading volunteer)
Salvation Army (940) 687-2051 (aiding the needy)
Wichita Falls Adult Literacy Council (940) 766-1954 (tutors to help improve the county's 23% illiteracy rate)
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank - (940) 766-2322 or terrymorton@wfafb.org

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