2011: 20 Causes, 20 Days

Cause #20 – Big Brothers, Big Sisters

February 24, 2012 2:35 pm

Daniel becomes a “big brother” and cherishes being able to help make a 3rd-grader’s life better. My Name: Daniel; twitter.com/dgm591 (@dgm591) Cause Name: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee; Contact info available on the organization website Cause Website: www.mentorakid.org Date of Volunteer Event: Weekly for one hour per week since January Is [...]


Cause #19 – Honor Flight Network

February 13, 2012 2:29 pm

Jennifer spends some time with military veterans and cherishes learning interesting stories from our nation’s history. Your name: Jennifer http://facebook.com/Speedy128 Cause name: Honor Flight Network. All contact information is available on the network website. There is also a yahoo group which sends out regular updates on flights and volunteer opportunities Cause website url: http://www.honorflight.org/ [...]


Cause #18 – Vision Coalition

February 13, 2012 1:33 pm

Katie has fun helping set up a fundraising party for the local Vision Coalition. Your name: Katie Cause name: Vision Coalition Mardi Gras 2012 Fund Raiser Cause website: http://www.edhvisioncoalition.org/index.html Is this your first time volunteering with this cause? Yes This was a fund raiser that took place in El Dorado Hills. The volunteer day [...]


Cause #17 – Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue

February 13, 2012 1:28 pm

Anna volunteers with golden retrievers which reaffirms why dogs are truly man’s best friend. Your name: Anna, http://www.twitter.com/mcanna Cause name: Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue, Jody Jones Cause website url: www.homewardboundgoldens.org Is this your first time volunteering with this cause? No- I am usually involved with the Kibble & Bids fundraiser (past four years) and [...]


Cause #16 – Camp Bridges

February 13, 2012 12:45 pm

Linda’s volunteer experiences with Camp Bridges not only help young organ transplant recipients recover, but also cause her to change her definition of hero. Your name: Linda Cause name: Camp Bridges Organization: Bridges Foundation Contact information: info@camprbridges.org Cause website url: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Camp-Bridges/74121401910 Is this your first time volunteering with this cause? No, I have been a volunteer [...]


Cause #15 – Make A Wish Food & Wine Fest

February 13, 2012 11:54 am

Katie took some time to help set up and run a fundraiser for her local Make A Wish chapter. Your name: Katie Cause name: Make A Wish Winter Food and Wine Fest (Silent auction and Live Auction) Cause website url:  http://sacnortheast.wish.org/ Is this your first time volunteering with this cause? Yes This was a [...]


Cause #14 – Austin Street Centre

January 25, 2012 3:03 pm

Courtney helps prepare and serve meals to more than 500 homeless in an hour! Name: Courtney Cause name: Austin Street Centre Cause website:  http://www.austinstreet.org/ First time volunteering with this cause? No.  I usually go 4 times a year The Austin Street Centre has a crew come in every single night from various churches [...]


Cause #13 – Kids in Distress

January 25, 2012 1:10 pm

Suzanne helps abused and neglected children in a myriad of ways – during the holidays and year-round! Name: Suzanne (http://twitter.com/globetrottgirl) Cause name: Kids in Distress Cause website: http://www.kidinc.org/ First time volunteering with this cause? No 1. Please provide a short paragraph about your volunteer experience. I hosted an event on behalf of Kids In Distress [...]


Cause #12 – Wildlife Care Association

January 25, 2012 10:13 am

Volunteering takes on many forms. Sarah helped with a fundraiser for a local wildlife association. Name: Sarah Cause Name: Wildlife Care Association Cause website: wildlifecareassociation.com Is this the first time volunteering for the cause: Yes 1. Please provide a short paragraph about your volunteer experience. The event was a silent auction being held at a [...]


Cause #11 – Ronald McDonald House of Dallas

January 23, 2012 3:18 pm

Stephanie, Kristin, and their colleagues cooked breakfast and lunch for sick children and their families at the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas. Your name: Stephanie Cause name: Moroch Partners Media Outreach / Coordinators: Stephanie Ward (sward@moroch.com) and Kristin Arthur (karthur@moroch.com) Cause website: http://www.rmhdallas.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer/ Is this your first time volunteering with this cause? We had [...]