Volunteers needed for gift giving effort for Houston's special needs children

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Hundreds of volunteers are needed to shop for a holiday effort aimed at giving gifts to nearly 5,000 Houston Area children with multiple disabilities or profound deafness who come from underprivileged homes.

Be An Angel's Holiday Gift Program began more than 30 years ago with the aim of helping children experience the joy of receiving gifts during the Christmas season. Each child has an individual wish list.

Tuesday, December 6 at George R. Brown Convention Center 7:30am - 11:30pm
50 Volunteers needed to unload 18-wheelers of gift bags and sort by school.

Wednesday, December 7 at George R. Brown Convention Center 9:00am - 6:00pm
50 Volunteers needed to Decorate Gift Bags - materials supplied or bring your own

1001 Avenida De Las Americas, (77010)

Please monitor BeAnAngel.org, as times are subject to change.

Thursday, December 8 at 7:30am - 12:30pm
200+ volunteers with personal vehicles needed

George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, (77010)

The following districts are served by this program: Aldine ISD, Alief ISD, Conroe ISD, Houston ISD, Humble ISD, Crosby ISD, New Caney ISD, Pasadena ISD, Spring ISD, Spring Branch ISD, Spring ISD and Tomball ISD.

FOR VOLUNTEER INFORMATION: Call Billie Earley at 281-219-3313 or Billie@BeAnAngel.org or go to this site for more information on this event and others -- including an upcoming fun run -- with BeAnAngel.org.
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