FIND YOUR PLACE TO SERVE
The last Saturday of every month, we distribute diapers at the Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space. Volunteer opportunities include sorting & packaging, distributing diapers to our neighbors, and helping run the logistics of the day. Currently our distribution is a drive thru with 200 cars a month. Volunteers are needed from 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM. Email Owenwood if you are interested in serving.
The North Texas Food Bank delivers 12,000 pounds per month at the Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space. Food Distribution happens on the last Saturday of the month from 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM. Volunteers are needed to help sort and distribute fresh produce, milk, and canned foods. One of our partners also distributes food on the 1st Saturday of the month. Both opportunities are perfect for families to serve together. If interested contact Bette Stanford, lead volunteer, to find a time to serve.
THE GARDEN @ OWENWOOD
The Owenwood Community garden provides opportunities for our neighbors to grow fresh produce, build community, and serve families in Far East Dallas. Opportunities vary and no experience is needed. Contact Wade Padgett, lead volunteer, if you are interested in helping our Owenwood Garden flourish.
GED & ESL CLASSES
Aspire To Learn is a community partner at our Owenwood campus. They need volunteers to teach GED preparedness, ESL classes, and entry level adult literacy classes. Educational childcare is also provided. Email Linda Johnson, Aspire’s CEO & President, if you are interested in this amazing opportunity.
WHITE ROCK FRIENDS
White Rock Friends is a ministry of White Rock Community Church. WRCC is a community partner at Owenwood. This ministry cares for people who are living with HIV/AIDS by serving monthly meals, distributing cleaning supplies & personal care products, and encourage clients. Email Rev. Todd Bacon, WRCC’s Pastor, if you are interested in volunteering.
Our Owenwood campus is home to an urban farm managed by Grow North Texas. Volunteers are welcome the 2nd Saturday and every Wednesday. Email Susie Marshall, Executive Director, if you are interested in volunteering.
MEALS ON WHEELS
VNA runs Meals on Wheels in East Dallas. In fact, they have a pick up site located in our parking lot Monday - Friday. Meals on Wheels ensures that our homebound neighbors have a hot meal delivered to them daily. It is an easy opportunity to serve our immediate neighbors. Email Phil if you are interested in volunteering.
One of the best opportunities to meet folks at WRUMC is to serve on our hospitality team. This team greets our guests on Sunday mornings and helps ensure every feels welcome at WRUMC. If you are interested in serving, email Phil.