Amy Reed

Marketing coordinator helps connect city, potential volunteers
Amy Reed

Amy Reed

Amy Reed’s path to her current job with the city of Katy was not a traditional one. The city’s community relations and marketing coordinator found a new career after a divorce and wondering what to do next.

“I realized that I needed to take a leap of faith,” Reed said. “I completely found my passion for environmental education by happenstance. It was a real blessing.”

Reed works in the city’s parks and recreation department, helping with various projects as well as working to draw more citizens into volunteering opportunities.

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2015 Volunteer Guide


Agape Resource & Assistance Center Inc.
Agape serves the unmet shelter and service needs of women and children living in poverty and crisis in Collin County. Volunteer opportunities include administrative assistance, helping with fundraisers and special events.
1509 Sacramento Terrace, Plano

The Assistance Center of Collin County
For more than 35 years, the center has helped families and individuals who find themselves in crisis. Trained volunteers respond to emergency calls, welcome clients and help with fundraising activities.
900 E. 18th St., Plano

Big Brothers Big Sisters
The nation’s largest mentoring organizations gives children facing adversity the chance at enduring, professionally-supported relationships aimed at changing lives for the better. Volunteers enter into community-based mentoring as individuals, couples or families. Volunteers can also assist with events or academic mentoring.
101 S. Coit Road, Ste. 115, Richardson

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