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Read below to discover a variety of volunteer opportunities available through our North Texas Chapter.

Fort Worth Community:

We are looking for local help this summer during the weekdays from 9am to 5pm in our Fort Worth office.  There are a variety of opportunities to get involved with including hand writing notes, assembling event materials, and delivering information to our local partners, just to name a few.  Please submit the volunteer form below or contact Lindsay Gibson, Volunteer Coordinator, at lindsay.gibson@lls.org or 972.996.5914.

 

Light The Night Walks:

Fort Worth Walk- Sunday, October 26, 2014

North Cities Walk- Saturday, November 1, 2014

Dallas Walk- Sunday, November 2, 2014

 

LTN volunteer picture  

 

Light The Night is an evening fundraising Walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by blood cancer.  More than a Walk, the evening has a carnival atmosphere and includes entertainment, music, kids' activities and survivorship ceremonies.  Below are a few examples of how you can help:

  • Work with our retail partners leading up to the event
  • Help support our walk teams by volunteering with Light The Night staff
  • Assist during the walk events at various areas like the kids' zones, mission area or registration

 

School & Youth Programs:

Opportunities ongoing throughout the school year

 

By participating in School & Youth programs, students learn that they can make a change and raise money that will make a big difference in the lives of others. Help support these great programs:

  • Prepare school mailings and packets
  • Assist in coordinating school programs
  • Sign up your school
  • Visit schools to give assemblies and to thank them for participating

 

Team In Training:

Opportunities ongoing throughout the year

 

Support Team In Training, the world's first and largest endurance sports training program, which has raised over $1.4 billion nationally to fight blood cancers.  Below are just a few ways you can help:

  • Participate on race weekends at a cheer station or water stop
  • Help with administrative projects at the LLS Chapter office
  • Assist with trainings throughout DFW
  • Help with grassroots marketing 

 

Patient Services:

Opportunities ongoing throughout the year

 

Help support our mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

  • Advocate for LLS and its mission of curing blood cancer
  • Become a First Connection volunteer
  • Assist with building patient education packets at the LLS Chapter office
  • Help represent LLS at health fairs

 

General North Texas Chapter Help:

Opportunities ongoing throughout the year

 

Both the Dallas and Fort Worth offices have a variety of ongoing opportunities that support our mission.  Below are just a few examples of these opportunities:

  • Help with constituent mailings
  • Become a community partner
  • Spread the word about LLS in the community and through grassroots marketing 

 

Big D Climb:

 

Join us for this exciting event as participants race up 52 flights of stairs to raise money for blood cancer research and patient services.  Below are just a few examples of volunteer opportunties:

  • Spread the word about the Big D Climb and distribute posters
  • Cheer on participants as they race
  • Staff race day water stations

 

Saint Valentine's Day Luncheon & Fashion Show:

 

Support this wonderful event as it celebrates its 30th year of raising funds to find a cure for blood cancer.

  • Prepare event mailings
  • Help direct guests
  • Sell raffle tickets at the event

Lone Star Blood Cancer Conference:

Saturday, February 22, 2014 at UT Southwestern Medical Center

 

Join us for this important conference discussing the latest on disease management and survivorship issues from top hematology/oncology specialists. Below are a few volunteer needs:

  • Help direct visitors
  • Assist with visitor parking
  • Help prepare participant packets  

Links Fore Leukemia Golf Tournament:

Monday, May 12, 2014 at The Tribute and Old American Golf Clubs

 

Help support 200 golfers as they tee off to help find a cure. Listed are just a few examples of volunteer opportunities:

  • Staff the registration table
  • Assist at the silent auction
  • Volunteer along the golf course

 

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Lindsay Gibson, if you have any questions about volunteer opportunities at lindsay.gibson@lls.org or call 972.996.5914.

 

Donations of used clothing and household items benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society too.  Solicitations and collection are done by Merchandise Pickup Service, Inc. on our behalf.  These goods are sold in thrift stores owned by MPS and a portion of the proceeds are sent to LLS on a monthly basis.  This campaign is a major source of funding for the North Texas Chapter.  If you have items to donate, you may call (817) 273-5524 to schedule a pick up.  A tax receipt for your donation will be left at your door.

Your support and dedication helps fund lifesaving research. Thank you!

last updated on Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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