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 margaret@beanangel.org or click here.
By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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