Do you know of a great organization or agency that should be listed in this category?  Let us know.  If a link doesn’t work OR if the agency doesn’t accept student volunteers, let us know.   Email clee@shelton.org

Health and Wellness

AIDS Arms: http://www.aidsarms.org/ways-to-give/

Alzheimer’s Association - Greater Dallas Chapter: http://www.alz.org/greaterdallas/in_my_community_participate.asp

American Cancer Society: http://www.cancer.org/Involved/Volunteer/index

Bryan’s House - a special-care facility in Dallas for children affected by HIV or AIDS, children with other special health needs, and their families:  http://www.bryanshouse.org/hom

Children’s Medical Center - Student Programs: http://www.childrens.com/volunteer/student-volunteer-program/index.aspx

Chlidren’s Cancer Fund: http://www.childrenscancerfund.net/

Compassionate Hands Hospice Volunteer: http://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp792351.jsp

Compassionate Hands Hospice - Office Assistanthttp://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp574353.jsp

Dallas Regional Medical Center: http://www.dallasregionalmedicalcenter.com/Careers/BeAVolunteer/3582/Content.aspx

Interfaith Housing Coalition - opportunities to work with kids in the after school and evening programs: http://www.ihcdallas.org/13

Leukemia Texas:  If you’d like to volunteer at any of their events, contact: info@leukemiatexas.org

Methodist Richardson Medical Centerhttp://www.richardsonregional.com

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America: http://support.msassociation.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Volunteer

Muscular Dystrophy Association: http://www.mda.org/help/natevents.html#volunteer

Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation: Mytonoic Dystrophy is a common form of muscular dystrophy.  The foundation is an advocacy group dedicated to spreading awareness, offering information, and proposing legislation concerning this inherited disorder.  http://www.myotonic.org/community/join-the-mdf/

Parkland Hospital (summer program): http://www.parklandhospital.com/patients_visitors/volunteer.html

Play Kickball/Cure Children’s Cancer: http://www.kick-it.org/

Ronald McDonald House Dallas (for ages 18 and older): http://www.rmhdallas.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer/individual/

Scottish Rite (summer program): http://www.tsrhc.org/volunteer.htm 

Texas Health Resources (summer program): http://www.texashealth.org/body.cfm?id=876

VA Medical Center, Dallas - improving the lives of veterans who are in the hospital.  http://www.northtexas.va.gov/giving/   Here’s the number for the Dallas hospital: 214-857-0428

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