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2021 United Way of Tarrant County Day of Action

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VOLUNTEER for the 2021 United Way of Tarrant County Day of Action to support and celebrate the older adults in our community!

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United Way of Tarrant County's Day of Action is an annual event inviting volunteers to address some of the greatest emerging needs in our community.

In partnership with Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County, Healthy Tarrant County Collaboration, and Opal's Farm (a local urban farm run by 94-year old activist, Opal Lee) we are supporting and celebrating older adults through activities that inspire their return to newly reopened senior centers!

Read an overview below of the activities we have planned, and sign up for your ticket to volunteer! Groups are welcomed.

  • East Library and Recreation Center - 1817 New York Ave, Arlington, 76010 - Volunteer from 9:30am to 12:30pm on Monday, June 21 to write notes of encouragement, pack and distribute produce bags, and participate in other on-site activities alongside older adults! This center will adhere to social distancing and utilizing hand sanitizer. Volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver/media release form on site.
  • North Tri-Ethnic Community Center - High need for Spanish-speaking volunteers - 2950 Roosevelt Ave, Fort Worth, 76106. Volunteer from 9:30am to 12:30pm on Monday, June 21 to write notes of encouragement, pack and distribute produce bags, plant a garden, and participate in other on-site activities alongside older adults! This center will adhere to social distancing and utilizing hand sanitizer. Volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver/media release form on site.
  • Como Community Center - 4660 Horne St, Fort Worth, 76107 - Volunteer from 10:30am to 1:30pm on Monday, June 21 to write notes of encouragement, pack and distribute produce bags, plant a garden, and participate in other on-site activities alongside older adults! This center will adhere to social distancing and utilizing hand sanitizer. Volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver/media release form on site.
  • Haltom City Senior Center - 5000 Bernice St, Haltom City, 76117. Volunteer from 10:30am to 1:30pm on Monday, June 21 to write notes of encouragement, pack and distribute produce bags, play bean bag baseball, and participate in other on-site activities alongside older adults with LIVE music! This center will adhere to social distancing and utilizing hand sanitizer. Volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver/media release form on site.
  • Opal's Farm - 2500 Lasalle St, Fort Worth, 76111 - Volunteer throughout the week of June 21-25 at 9-11am or 1-4pm and assist in weeding, mulching and harvesting fruits and vegetables on this five-acre urban farm, east of downtown Fort Worth, to help address local food deserts. Volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver/media release form on site.
  • Virtual Notecard Writing Project - Volunteer throughout the week of June 21-25 from your home or office by writing notecards for older adults at our partnering senior centers. As our community begins to reopen, we still have older adults in need of love and encouragement. Use store-bought notecards or create your own. Notecards may be mailed to United Way of Tarrant County, Attn: Victoria Walton / Day of Action (1500 N. Main St, Ste 200, Fort Worth 76164). Click here for the notecard project instructional sheet.

Questions? Email victoria.walton@unitedwaytarrant.org, SUBJECT: Day of Action.

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