Volunteer Guide 2014

Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County—Frisco branch


The Frisco branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County works to help enable young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. Volunteers assist with daily activities, homework tutoring, mentoring, facility maintenance and special events.

8750 McKinney Road, Ste. 100,

Frisco

Phone: 214-387-8405

Website: <a href="https://www.bgccc.org">www.bgccc.org

Twitter: @bgccollincounty

Camp Craig Allen


Camp Craig Allen offers camps, therapeutic programs and education for disabled adults and children. Volunteers can assist in a variety of programs at the camp.

P.O. Box 834,

Aubrey

Phone: 940-365-4357

Website: www.campcraigallen.org

Twitter: @campcraigallen

Centennial Medical Center


Volunteers are needed to work as hospital liaisons and pastoral care.

12505 Lebanon Road,

Frisco

Phone: 972-963-3527

Website: www.centennialmedcenter.com

Twitter: @CenMedFrisco

City House


City House provides emergency shelter and transitional housing services for children and young adults who have been abused, neglected or are homeless. Volunteers are needed to assist with special events and fundraisers.

902 E. 16th St.,

Plano

Phone: 972-424-4626

Website: www.cityhouse.org

Twitter: @TexasCityHouse

City of Frisco


The city of Frisco offers many opportunities to get involved in the community. Volunteer opportunities include assisting at Frisco Freedom Fest and Merry Main Street, Adopt-A-Street, assisting departments with daily activities, shelving library books and filing records.

6101 Frisco Square Blvd.,

Phone: 972-292-5078

Website: www.ci.frisco.tx.us

Twitter: @CityOfFrisco

See more on the city's volunteer program on Page 20

Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County


The center provides therapy, support and protective services for children who have been abused. Volunteers are needed for support services, special projects, child care and more.

2205 Los Rios Blvd.,

Plano

Phone: 972-633-6600

Website: www.caccollincounty.org

Twitter: @CACCollinCounty

Frisco Cares Children's Clinic


Volunteer medical providers and other professionals provide immunizations and other medical care for low-income families.

8785 McKinney Road, Ste. 102,

Frisco

Phone: 214-705-8200

Website: www.ntxcares.org

Twitter: @NTXCares

Frisco Family Services


Frisco Family Services offers assistance for community members who are facing hunger, homelessness and other urgent needs. Volunteers assist with special projects, the community garden, staff and client support, and other programs.

8780 Third St.,

Frisco

Phone: 972-335-9495

Website: www.friscocenter.org

FFS Food Pantry


The FFS Food Pantry is a division of Frisco Family Services that provides meals for community members who are facing hunger. Volunteers provide assistance at the pantry and for special projects.

9085 Dogwood St.,

Frisco

Phone: 972-335-9495

Website: www.friscocenter.org

Frisco Heritage Museum


The museum features artifacts and photos depicting the history of Frisco. Volunteers help with exhibits, special projects and day-to-day operations.

6455 Page St.

Frisco, 75034

Phone: 972-292-5665

Website: www.friscomuseum.com

Frisco Humane Society


The nonprofit organization provides vaccinations, medical care, foster homes and permanent homes for homeless cats and dogs. Volunteers are needed for special events.

P.O. Box 2655,

Frisco

Phone: 972-498-8980

Website: www.friscohumanesociety.com

Twitter: @FriscoHumaneSoc

Furry Friends Animal Rescue


The nonprofit organization rescues unwanted cats and dogs in the North Texas area with the intention to find the animals permanent homes through foster and adoption programs. The organization is looking for fosters, adoption counselors, and cage cleaners for the animals.

2300 McDermott Rd., Ste. 200-258

Plano

Phone: 214-676-2434

Website: www.furryfriendsanimalrescue.org

Kenna's Kids


Kenna's Kids assists with the cost of medical expenses for families whose children are facing medical challenges. Volunteers are needed to assist with fundraising and special events.

P.O. Box 2516,

Frisco

Phone: 972-342-1758

Website: www.kennaskids.org

Meals on Wheels—Collin County


Provides and delivers meals and other support services to senior citizens 60 and older. Volunteers provide administration support and help prepare and deliver meals.

500 N. Tennessee St.,

McKinney

Phone: 972-562-6995

Website: www.mowcc.com

Museum of the American Railroad


Volunteers help to preserve the museum collection and educate visitors about the history of the nation's railroad.

6455 Page St.,

Frisco

Phone: 214-428-0101

Website: www.museumoftheamericanrailroad.org

Twitter: @HistoricTrains

ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship


ManeGate Therapeutic Horsemanship helps adults and children with disabilities build strength, confidence and their sense of belonging through horsemanship therapy. Volunteers are needed for office work, committees and assisting with riders.

3160 N. Custer Road,

McKinney

Phone: 469-742-9611

Website:www.manegate.org

Twitter: @ManeGate

Miracle League of Frisco


Miracle League of Frisco is a sports organization for special needs children ages 5–19 years old. Volunteers assist players by becoming a player's buddy. Buddies are paired with a player and stay with the player throughout the entire game.

P.O. Box 2831,

Frisco

Phone: 214-295-6411

Website: www.friscomiracleleague.org

Twitter: @MLFrisco