Greater Houston-area volunteers needed to shop for low-income, disabled children Nov. 9-13

Be An Angel's Holiday Gift Program served 5,073 students, 637 teachers and 339 schools in 2019. (Courtesy Be An Angel)
Be An Angel's Holiday Gift Program served 5,073 students, 637 teachers and 339 schools in 2019. (Courtesy Be An Angel)

Be An Angel's Holiday Gift Program served 5,073 students, 637 teachers and 339 schools in 2019. (Courtesy Be An Angel)

More than 500 volunteers are needed Nov. 9-13 to assist Houston-based nonprofit Be An Angel with its annual Holiday Gift Program, which provides holiday gifts to more than 5,000 local low-income children who either have multiple disabilities or profound deafness.

According to a Nov. 3 news release, Be An Angel's Holiday Gift Program began in 1986 and supports students in more than 26 Greater Houston-area school districts, as well as the Harris County Department of Education.


To assist with the program, 100 volunteers are needed per day at each of the following locations from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.:

  • Nov. 9: Walmart Supercenter, 9235 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Humble

  • Nov. 10: Target, 4323 San Felipe St., Houston

  • Nov. 11: Target, 5757 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena

  • Nov. 12: Target, 19511 I-45, Spring

  • Nov. 13: Target, 10801 Westheimer Road, Houston


Be An Angel's Holiday Gift Program served 5,073 students, 637 teachers and 339 schools in 2019. School districts participating in the 2020 program include the following ISDs: Aldine, Alief, Alvin, Brazos, Cleveland, Conroe, Crosby, Dallas, Danbury, Damon, Fort Worth, Galena Park, Hitchcock, Houston, Humble, Lliberty, Magnolia, Needville, New Caney, Pasadena, Royal, Spring, Spring Branch, Tarkington, Tomball and Waller.

For more information about volunteering with Be An Angel, contact Margaret Adsit by phone at 281-219-3313 or by email at [email protected] or click here.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.