North Texas Chapter

www.lls.org/ntx

Volunteer in Your Area


Please Join Us!

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 Campbell Weber, Volunteer Coordinator, at campbell.weber@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:

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Comerica Bank Tower

 

Join us for this exciting event as participants race up 58 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:

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at the Myerson Symphony Center

 

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, June 29, 2015 at Stonebriar Country Club

 

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, Campbell Weber, if you have any questions about volunteer opportunities at campbell.weber@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 Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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