YOU can help Build a Stronger Community

At United Way of the Brazos Valley, we believe that little actions add up to create great impact, whether it’s through giving monetary donations or giving time. That’s why we run Volunteer Brazos Valley - the region's connection point for volunteers.  

Individuals and Businesses

We envision a world where all individuals discover their power to make a difference and are equipped as active, engaged citizens. Even just a few hours a month helps to build a stronger Brazos Valley.  
Join the movement and sign up with Volunteer Brazos Valley

Nonprofit Organizations

If your organization is a registered 501(c) (3) organization, government agency, neighborhood association, eldercare facility or public school that accepts volunteers, Volunteer Brazos Valley can assist you in recruiting volunteers to support your organization.  Click here to register an event for needed volunteers. 

Holiday Volunteering Opportunities

Jingle Book Bash - United Way of the Brazos Valley

United Way of the Brazos Valley is proud to be hosting Jingle Book Bash again this December. We are in need of volunteers to help us set up, assist families and children with choosing books, and clean up a the end of the shift. Jingle Book Bash will be held on Dec. 8, 15, and 22 with volunteer shifts available from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Shifts are available in 2 hour blocks. Please click the link below to register to volunteer for this fun and rewarding event.

  • Setup: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Middle: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Closing: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Thanksgiving Meal Delivery - Epicures Catering

Epicures catering is in need of volunteers to help deliver free Thankgsiving meals to those in need on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22.

For more information and to sign up to volunteer, please contact Epicures Catering at 979-695-0985.

Giving Tree Gift Drive - St. Vincent De Paul

St. Vincent De Paul is in need of volunteers to help with their annual Giving Tree Gift Drive. This yearly outreach to low or no-income families provides Christmas gifts to children, their parents, and homes, to make their holiday season a little brighter. They cannot do this alone. Please join their efforts as they gather, transfer, and prepare donated gifts during the week of Dec. 11 - 14 and deliver them to families on Dec. 15.

  • Tues, Dec. 11 through Fri, Dec. 14 - Preparation

  • Sat, Dec. 15 - Delivery

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Angel Tree Volunteers - The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is currently accepting volunteers for each stage of its Angel Tree Program. To find out more about the requirements for the Angel Tree Program or how to volunteer, interested parties may visit the main office at 2506 Cavitt Ave in Bryan, Call 979-361-0618 or email bryan.tx@uss.salvationarmy.org.

Angel Tree Organization - 511 W. Carson (Old National Guard Armory)

  • Nov. 17 - Dec. 19; Various dates and times (2 hr. shifts)

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Angel Tree Distribution - 511 W. Carson (Old National Guard Armory)

  • Dec. 20; 8:30 am - 4:30pm (2 hr. shifts)

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Ongoing Volunteering Opportunities

Community Closet - Twin City Mission

Twin City Mission needs help at their Community Closet in Downtown Bryan on Wed. from 8:00 am - 11:00 am. The Community Closet provides free items to community memebers and volunteers to help the store manager with sorting, organizing and helping clients. They are looking for dedicated volunteers who are willing to come put in time each week. The Community Closet is open Mon., Wed., and Fri. but needs the most help on Wed. mornings.

Hours: Wed. from 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Contact: Suzanne Chambers at 979-775-2255 or chamberss@twincitymission.org

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Donation Sorting - Aggieland Pregnancy Outrach

Volunteers will help sort donated clothes and books for teen moms that attend Mama Club.

Hours: Shifts available Wed. & Fri. from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact: Diane Brown at 979-764-6636 or diane@pregnancyoutreach.org

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Customer Service - The Hospice Brazos Valley Thrift Store

Hospice Brazos Valley, operates The Hospice Thrift Store, a succesful resale shop dependent on volunteers, sells donated clothing and household items at reasonable prices. Volunteers sort, stock shelves, and assist the large customer base.  Proceeds from the shop support patients and families served by Hospice Brazos Valley. 

Requirements to volunteer: Application, background check, on-site training.  

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Teach Citizenship Classes - Brazos Interfaith Immigration Network

Brazos Interfaith Immigration Network is seeking volunteers for general support: teaching and tutoring in citizenship classes; volunteering with our Information, Referral, and Assistance (IRA) program; assisting with outreach efforts; aiding in the coordination of special events; supporting our Conversation Partners program for English practice; and helping with office projects. 

Volunteers to help with the Food Pantry - The Bridge Ministries of Bryan

The Bridge Ministries of Bryan needs volunteers.  We are a food pantry run by volunteers who serve Bryan and the surrounding communities of Brazos County. We need volunteers to help clients select food for their families, stock shelves, take groceries to their car, custodial assistance, and just general emotional support by letting our families know someone cares. Come join our growing family of caring individuals who love this community.

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