Last Saturday, about 40 students and faculty members from the six schools of UT's Health Science Center put down their I-Pads and picked up a paint brush as they helped Houston Homeless Shelters spruce up for Spring. In addition to collecting towels, underwear and socks to donate to various Shelters in Houston, the group started early in the morning and painted a large and long fence around Star of Hope's Transitional Living Center.
The UT System's United to Serve volunteers were organized by University of Texas Student InterCouncil. "As students at UT Health Science Center in Houston, we are blessed to have a community that so fully embraces and supports us, so each year, we select a great organization to give back to our community. This year we are partnering with Star of Hope Mission to help maintain the integrity and security of this Houston Homeless Shelter by painting the fence." said Student Intercouncil President Kari Brewer.
Each year the Star of Hope Mission utilizes the time and talents of over 7,000 volunteers. Your club, class, organization or neighborhood is always welcome. For a look at how you and your group can help, go to Volunteer Opportunities Houston.