Each year Impact Dallas volunteers contribute over 1,400 hours of time to share God’s grace with others through service. We build ramps, clean parks, visit with shut-ins, prepare health kits, harvest food to feed the hungry…the list goes on and on.
On November 10 and 11, 2018, we will once again, have an opportunity to give back. Take a look at the list of projects being planned for this year. Together with your family prayerfully consider participating in this ministry. Help us spread God’s grace with our hands.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
9:00 am to 1:00pm
Support those who help educate CHILDREN
Trinity River Mission
Participants: 15 Max | Ages: All | Location: Off Site
Trinity River Mission, located in West Dallas, is a safe place where children and youth can complete their homework, receive tutoring services, life skills training, career and college readiness preparation, and eat a nutritious meal after school. Volunteers will repaint the sensory room used for homework assistance and weekly support groups for junior high students in need of one-on-one attention due to academic and/or behavioral differences. Volunteers will meet in KOG parking lot at 9:00 am to caravan to the Trinity River Mission site. The address for your GPS or if you miss the caravan and want to meet us there is: 2060 Singleton Boulevard, Dallas, 75212.
Project Leader: David Pederson:
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Sunday worship will begin at 8:30 am
Help Those Who Hunger
Work Day at the NDSM Facility
Participants: 30 Max | Ages: 15+ | Location: Off Site
Volunteers will tour the facilities at North Dallas Shared Ministries (NDSM) which is one of King of Glory’s long time outreach ministries to assist the needy. Volunteers will also sort canned goods and replenish food on shelves in pantry, sort clothes for clothes closet, clean refrigerators and freezers, do yard clean-up and breakdown boxes for recycling.
Project Leader: Ernie Davenport:
Create Mt. Olive Cracker and Hygiene Packs
Participants: 30 Max | Ages: All | Location: KOG
Volunteers will assemble cracker packs and hygiene kits to be sent to Mt. Olive Food Pantry (MOVP) located in South Dallas. These packs are distributed weekly to the homeless.
Project Leader: Katy Kittleson:
Connect with those who are lonely
Participants: 25 Max | Ages: All ages | Location: Off Site
Volunteers will take pre-assembled care packages to the residents of the Home of the Brave Community Living Center where they will have the opportunity to visit with the veterans and listen to their life stories. The King of Glory van will take the volunteers to this event in south Dallas.
Project Leader: Olin Knudsen:
Create Christmas Card Greetings
Participants: 20 Max | Ages: 13+ | Location: KOG
Volunteers will sign Christmas cards for individuals who will not otherwise receive holiday greetings from home or family such as active military overseas, as well as residents of Family Gateway, Mosaic, and Upbring Dallas. Volunteers will help send colorful cards with the season’s best wishes.
Project Leader: Andy Crandell:
Share your gifts and talents with Children
Create Activity Bags and Cards for Hospitalized Children
Participants: 40 Max | Ages: All | Location: KOG
Spread some cheer to children who are patients at Medical City Children’s Hospital Dallas. Volunteers will create “words of encouragement” cards, then decorate and fill activity bags to be distributed by the hospital staff. Many of these children are in and out of hospitals due to their illness and this is a great way to bring smiles to their faces.
Project Leader: Kristin McComber:
Refresh Park South YMCA’s Outdoor Chapel
Participants: 24 Max | Ages: All | Location: Off Site
Park South YMCA provides essential community services to inner-city residents including full day preschool, after-school programming, and youth development. Volunteers will help beautify and refresh the existing outdoor chapel area used for devotions and prayer time for the community. Project include planting shrubs and refurbishing existing benches. Water and lunch will be provided.
Project Leader: David Pederson:
Support Those with Special Needs
Throw an Office Warming Party for Mosaic
Participants: 15 Max | Ages: 13+ | Location: Off Site
MOSAIC is moving their offices and vocational center to a new location at LBJ and Luna. We will welcome MOSAIC friends (adults with disabilities) that live in the nearby group homes, have a light brunch, play some games/music and assist the staff with sorting and arranging supplies (maybe painting) at their new facility.
Project Leader: Glenda and Barkley Miller:
Clean Durable Medical Equipment
Participants: 20 Max | Ages: 15+ | Location: Off Site
DME Exchange (Durable Medical Equipment Exchange of Dallas) provides recycled wheelchairs, walkers, bedside commodes, and shower chairs for needy individuals in Dallas County. Volunteers clean, sanitize and even power wash DME so it’s ready for use.
Project Leader: Sandy Knutson:
Sew NICU Blankets
Participants: 30 Max | Ages: 9+ | Location: KOG
Volunteers will craft tiny flannel receiving blankets for the infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Parkland Hospital. Tasks include measuring, cutting, pressing, and sewing. Please bring irons, ironing boards, white cotton thread, sewing shears, and sewing machines.
Project Leader: Debbie Armstrong:
Build Ramps for the Homebound (Must register by Nov. 3)
Participants: 30 Max | Ages 16+ | Location: Off Site
Volunteers will have the opportunity to provide freedom to home-bound residents by building and installing 3-4 ramps in various locations. The necessary materials will need to be ordered in advance so members wishing to participate must sign up by Nov. 3.
Project Leader: Gary Stopani:
Thank Our first responders
Make and Deliver Goody Bags to Police and Fire Stations
Participants: 50 Max | Ages: All | Location: KOG/Off Site
Volunteers will assemble goody bags of snacks, homemade cookies, and handmade cards to be delivered to fire and police stations in the area to show appreciation. Children will have the opportunity to make cards to include in the bags. We also need volunteers to deliver the bags once assembled.
Project Leaders: Leroy & Penny Grawunder:
Assist Refugees looking for a safe place
Deliver and Organize Supplies for Refugee Services of Texas
Participants: 25 Max | Ages: 15+ | Location: Off Site
Impact volunteers will collect and deliver supplies to Refugee Services of Texas (RST) which maintains a storeroom of supplies that can be given to refugee families in case of emergency. While at RST, volunteers will also organize the storeroom to maximize storage space and efficiency.
Project Leaders: John Mathis:
Tim & Angie Hutchison: