Friday , 18 August 2017
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Blanketeers Needed … And More Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer McKinney Center has plenty of ways to get involved this week.

FIND AN EVENT / GET INVOLVED

Texas Trash Off – McKinney, May 14 from 8:30 – 12:30 am. This event encourages residents and businesses to clean up our roads, neighborhoods and parks. Contact Martha Cavazos Fipps at 972 547-7335.

WildRun & Ride – May 21, Ride or Run to fight cancer. www.richardsonregional.com Girls Scouts Honor Our Troops -May 22, Heritage Farmstead Museum, Plano, 12- 5pm. www.heritagefarmstead.org

Bike the Bricks – May 27 – Bike Race to benefit McKinney Education Foundation and Spokes 4 Hope. www.BiketheBricks.com 972-547-2661

Smiles Charity Concert and Family Festival – May 29 – Helps build homes for deserving
families. www.smilescharity.org•

ORGANIZE A DRIVE

VNA – basic personal items for hospice and home-bound patients.

Community Food Pantry – canned food

SPCA – pet supplies

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Blankets for Comfort. Project Linus “Blanketeers” are volunteers who make quilts, blankets, and afghans for seriously ill or traumatized children. In addition to quilters, crocheters, and knitters, volunteers are needed to help cut fabric, write grants, and help with fundraising. If you love to sew, knit or crochet, your skills can provide comfort for children. Look for “If you love to sew, knit, and crochet . . .” under Updated Listings on the VMC web site.

For information on these and other volunteer opportunities, contact Volunteer McKinney Center at 972/542-0679 or by e-mail at volunteermck@sbcglobal.net or Web Site www.volunteermckinney.org

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