April 7-13 is National Volunteer Week. Here are four ways to consider volunteering or donating to
some charitable nonprofits around Houston.
Buffalo Bayou Partnership
Buffalo Bayou Partnership is dedicated to revitalizing one of Houston’s most significant natural resources. Volunteers are needed to help restore and protect its trails and parks. 713-752-0314 ext. 206. 1019 Commerce St., Ste. 200. www.buffalobayou.org
Covenant House provides support services and housing for at-risk youth facing homelessness in metropolitan areas. Covenant House has helped more than 1 million boys and girls by providing short-term housing and longer-term transitional housing to combat homelessness. 713-523-2231. 1111 Lovett Blvd. www.covenanthouse.org
Girls inc. of Greater Houston
Girls Inc. of Greater Houston helps empower and inspire young girls to grow up to be healthy, educated and independent with its mentoring programs, outreach and research. 713-802-2260. 2190 North Loop West, Ste. 105. www.girlsinc-houston.org
Interfaith Ministries, which marks 50 years of service in the city this month, brings people of all faiths together to make a positive impact on their communities through dialogue and service. Through IM’s Volunteer Houston, over 100,000 Houstonians have registered to help different organizations in a variety of charitable works. 713-533-4900. 3303 Main St. www.imgh.org