Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

About CTVHCS “The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 1-A facility serving Veterans in 39 counties in Central Texas.  CTVHCS has two medical centers located in Temple and Waco; a stand-alone multispecialty clinic in Austin; five community based outpatient clinics in Brownwood, Cedar Park, College Station, PalestineContinue reading “Central Texas Veterans Health Care System”

AIDS Services of Austin

About AIDS Services of Austin “Our mission is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. We envision an empowered community committed to healthier lives, free from stigma, for people affected by HIV and AIDS.” https://www.asaustin.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Office Support Community Events Volunteers Facilities Volunteers Helping Hands FoodContinue reading “AIDS Services of Austin”

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, Inc.

About PPGTX “Planned Parenthood is America’s most trusted provider of reproductive health care.” https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-greater-texas Volunteer Opportunities Data entry Community outreach Event help Volunteer Requirements PPGTX does not list volunteer requirements on their website. To apply to be a volunteer, go to PPGTX’s Volunteer page. Or visit their homepage: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-greater-texas Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, Inc.Continue reading “Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, Inc.”

Love Hope Strength Foundation

About LHSF “At Love Hope Strength (LHS), our mission is to save lives, one concert at a time. We believe that all people deserve quality cancer care, a marrow donor if needed, and most importantly, hope. Founded by cancer survivors, LHS leverages the power of music to expand the marrow registry through our “Get onContinue reading “Love Hope Strength Foundation”

Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) Austin

About JDRF “JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our strength lies in our exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D.” http://skillpointalliance.org/about-us/who-we-are/ Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer at a chapter Work an event Donate your leadership Family outreach Volunteer Requirements JDRF does not list volunteer requirements onContinue reading “Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) Austin”

Colin’s Hope

About Colin’s Hope “Colin’s Hope was formed in 2008 after four-year-old Colin Holst tragically drowned in a public pool, with lifeguards on duty and family members present. Our mission is to raise water safety awareness to prevent children from drowning. Drowning is the #1 cause of accidental death for children under 5 and a leadingContinue reading “Colin’s Hope”

Sickle Cell Association of Texas Marc Thomas Foundation

About SCA Texas “We envision a world in which all people affected by sickle cell disease and trait are provided holistic care throughout their lifespan.” https://www.sicklecelltx.org/ Volunteer Opportunities In-office help Yearly events and health fairs Camp Cell-A-Bration (for children) counselors and volunteer medical professionals (LVN, RN, RT, MT, MDs, and others) who enjoy working withContinue reading “Sickle Cell Association of Texas Marc Thomas Foundation”

It’s Time Texas

About It’s Time Texas “It’s Time Texas is a non-profit organization composed of innovators, opinion leaders, and an army of motivated Texans. Together, we’re building a healthier state.” https://itstimetexas.org/about/ Volunteer Opportunities Become an It’s Time Texas Ambassador to advocate for the organization and help with events Volunteer Requirements It’s Time Texas does not list volunteerContinue reading “It’s Time Texas”

American Heart Association Austin

About AHA Austin “The American Heart Association is a science-based organization and during this challenging time. We want you to know we continue our work in fighting heart diseases and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of all Americans. We are doing so with everyone’s health and safety in mind as we carryContinue reading “American Heart Association Austin”

Harbor Hospice

About Harbor Hospice “Harbor Hospice is much more than a place. We are devoted to giving each family a gift when they need it most…quality of life for our patients when they are facing life’s greatest challenge.” https://www.harborhospice.com/ Volunteer Opportunities Read to a patient, or hold a hand Stay with a patient while family membersContinue reading “Harbor Hospice”

Capital Area Parkinson’s Society

About CAPS “Founded in 1984, Capital Area Parkinson’s Society addresses the needs of those impacted by Parkinson’s Disease in central Texas.  The  organization offers a multitude of support groups, resources, monthly meetings with expert speakers, and a community for people afflicted by Parkinson’s, and for those responsible for their care.” http://www.capitalareaparkinsons.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Help duringContinue reading “Capital Area Parkinson’s Society”

Health Alliance for Austin Musicians

About HAAM “​We provide access to affordable healthcare for Austin’s low-income working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness. Many Austin musicians are self-employed and have no access to health insurance or basic healthcare. They often work multiple jobs and struggle to pay for food, clothing and shelter, with nothing left for healthcare.” https://myhaam.org/our-story/Continue reading “Health Alliance for Austin Musicians”

Samaritan Health Ministries

About SHM “We provide medical, dental, women’s health care, mental health care and pharmaceutical services to people who have no health insurance.  If you are uninsured and live in Williamson or Travis County, we can help you!” https://www.theshm.org/servicesservicios.html Volunteer Opportunities Administrative and office support Spanish interpreter Medical volunteers wanted: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, RegisteredContinue reading “Samaritan Health Ministries”

Alzheimer’s Texas

About Alzheimer’s Texas “Alzheimer’s Texas provides information, referrals, and a variety of support programs for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and their family members, caregivers and professionals. Alzheimer’s Texas has proudly served Central Texas since 1982.“ https://www.txalz.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Alzheimer’s Texas Walk Office Support Advocacy Special Events Support Group Leaders Health Fairs Respite Volunteer Requirements Alzheimer’sContinue reading “Alzheimer’s Texas”

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas

About RMHC CTX “It’s something we see every day – critically ill or injured children surrounded by their families. And while RMHC CTX may not be able to make the medicine taste better or erase the pain of a much-needed treatment, we can help lessen the burden for thousands of Central Texas families every year.Continue reading “Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas”

Manos de Cristo

About Manos de Cristo “The mission of Manos de Cristo is to empower low-income individuals with a loving hand of assistance and without regard to age, gender, race, or religious preference. Manos de Cristo promotes dignity and self-reliance by meeting basic needs with food and clothing, providing essential oral care, and furthering educational development.“ http://www.manosdecristo.org/Continue reading “Manos de Cristo”

The Next-to-New Shop of St. David's Episcopal Church

About the Next-to-New Shop “[The] Next-to-New Shop of St. David’s Episcopal Church [is] a consignment shop and outreach ministry sponsored by St. David’s Parish. Our consignment shop has been operated by volunteers from the central Texas community since 1959. Next-To-New is a tax-exempt corporation pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and operatesContinue reading “The Next-to-New Shop of St. David's Episcopal Church”

Project Transitions

About Project Transitions “Project Transitions is dedicated to serving people with HIV and AIDS by providing supportive living, housing, recuperative care and hospice in compassionate and caring environments.“ https://www.projecttransitions.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Packing/Moving Help: Help move current tenants to interim locations while Project Transitions rebuilds one of their transitional housing complexes. Gardeners and landscapers: Keep theContinue reading “Project Transitions”

El Buen Samaritano

About El Buen “For 30 years, El Buen has been building healthy, resilient and vibrant communities by addressing the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of families. We do this by offering coordinated medical, literacy, food stability and spiritual support services to promote healthy behaviors for the family. Unlike other healthcare settings, El Buen provides allContinue reading “El Buen Samaritano”