Christmas Party For 11,000 Homeless People. 3,000 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! PLEASE HELP

The LARGEST CHRISTMAS PARTY in The Nation for the HOMELESS!

When: December 21, 2013, Saturday - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Where: Dallas Convention Center 650 S. Griffin Street Dallas, Texas 75202

GO TO THIS WEBSITE AFTER YOU RSVP FOR MORE INFO http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/fba78254-62c8-41ab-a211-eac650c7cf62/

This will be an event you do not want to miss.

There are many positions available. Reuniting the Family: A Christmas to Remember ‘Tis the season’ for sharing the spirit of Christmas.

Operation Care International will again host the nation’s largest Christmas party for the homeless at the Dallas Convention Center on Saturday, December 21st with a special recognition of our homeless veterans. Operation Care Needs! With a budget of over 150,000 for Christmas Gift 2011, FUNDS are definitely needed to support this life changing event.

We are in a very busy season right now and can use some funds for upcoming projects and expansion also if you would like to make a donation go to http://www.volunteerlove.com and click on membership dues if you are able to help out.

Learn more about donating. Your Prayers are definitely needed to support this mission. Submit your prayer requests. Homeless Gifts Drive (Churches, Schools, Companies, Organizations) - Theme: Each one Bring one We Need People To Organize Drives! Goods Needed: Sleeping Bags Blankets Shoes (Sizes 10-14) Toys (1-14 years old) Coats Personal Care Products(Socks, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Washcloth, Shampoo, Lotion, Razor Blades,Feminine Hygiene, Soap, Comb, I Gallon zip lock bag) Christmas Decorations and Carpenters Eye Glasses Baby Wipes/Gloves

Warehouse Location: 3113 Glenfield Ave, Dallas, Tx 75233 Contact: Jeff & Christine Bennett *[masked] * [masked] Volunteers: We need volunteers in many areas in order to change lives through Christmas Gift 2012. Review our Volunteer Opportunities to see where you can serve and share your talents. Sign Up Now! Special Recognition: We need your help! We are searching for the oldest veterans in the D/FW Metroplex. We would like to recognize the oldest veterans (85 years or older) who would represent each of the 5 branches of the services (Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy), and who can still march in a short parade, in uniform, at the Dallas Convention Center. Contact Patrick Huck at[masked]

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  • Lena N.

    I love to help any way I can. The event went very well loved it!

    December 21, 2013

  • Cynthia V.

    Wonderful will be back next year

    December 21, 2013

  • Melanice

    It was an excellent opportunity to serve others! My daughter's and I had an amazing experience with God's people. ..Thank God for all of his many Blessings

    December 21, 2013

  • Melanice

    It was an excellent opportunity to serve others! My daughter's and I had an amazing experience with God's people. ..Thank God for all of his many Blessings

    December 21, 2013

  • Kwame A.

    Exhausted, but the satisfaction on peoples faces was refreshing!!

    1 · December 21, 2013

  • cheron

    I have tasted the smell of homelessness today and i realize i am truly blessed if the lord say so next year i see you all next year

    1 · December 21, 2013

  • Brandon

    Blessed time ! I had quite the experience encountering everyone!

    December 21, 2013

  • Dannetta R.

    First time and it is so amazing!

    1 · December 21, 2013

  • cheron

    Yes its raining but come on
    Parking is 12$ cash or card

    December 21, 2013

  • Ronny R.

    Sorry guys, iv been at work all night and still here @ 0445, gonna have to change my volunteer session to 1130 instead of 730. But still plan on making it!

    December 21, 2013

    • cheron

      Wow tanxu for your service

      December 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Son sick with fever...

    December 21, 2013

  • @moon_isfit

    I just signed in!! I am so excited to participate and share love!! :-)

    December 20, 2013

  • martha-pd

    This is the first event I participate in and I feel a little lost. Do I just show up at the address given and go from there?

    December 20, 2013

  • Rosalba

    I have the flu :(

    December 20, 2013

  • dian b.

    Happy to spend the day with such beautiful people..........

    December 20, 2013

  • Melanice

    I love to help others and I feel it is a great opportunity that my daughters and I have done before with our church..Thanks for the opportunity

    December 20, 2013

  • Felcia G.

    I am glad to be apart of the team. I will definitely be their to help out. and look forward to meeting everyone.

    December 19, 2013

  • cheron

    I Cant wait
    I will have on my Xmas tie and candy-cane reindeer hat on
    This will be my 3rd year and i Love this time of year Just FYI wear a red t-shirt if you dont purchase one of the OCI event tee

    I will be with Multi groups so i may not meet everyone

    1 · December 19, 2013

  • Mandy Eggert C.

    Myself , my husband and mother in law will be there to bus tables. I have attempted to fill out paperwork but am having trouble with my internet staying connected, hopefully this RSVP will be sufficient. Cannot wait!!

    December 19, 2013

  • Tim G.

    I wil be wearing a Santa hat and greeting our guest on the red carpet in the morning if anyone would like to come say hi! Im looking forward to seeing all the happy faces and I am so happy we have so many people coming with our group www.volunteerlove.com! Feel free to invite all your friends to our group! Tim Gorts

    December 19, 2013

  • matt

    Need any cooks?

    1 · December 13, 2013

    • Tim G.

      Chedk on listed positions on the link above

      December 19, 2013

  • Rick R.

    What do you need in the way of entertainment Tim?

    December 16, 2013

    • Tim G.

      Im not sure if all those positions are full or not. Click the link above and see what is still available.

      December 19, 2013

  • Mona W.

    What is required of me , my first time to volunteer for this event?

    December 16, 2013

    • Tim G.

      Just sign up and rsvp

      December 19, 2013

  • Brandon

    Looking forward to serve alongside you good people with love in Christ! Im excited to be apart of something impactful ! God bless.

    1 · December 17, 2013

  • Ronny R.

    Have a 14 y/o son that's going to help out as well, do I new to register him on the site prior or can we sign up the morning of?

    1 · December 18, 2013

    • Cynthia V.

      I have a 14 and 15 yr old that will be coming to help as well.

      1 · December 18, 2013

    • Tim G.

      Yes if you have time to.

      December 19, 2013

  • Brandon

    I couldnt open the attachment that came in with the email for the christmas party?? I have a question. Do we show up early and be directed for then on?

    December 18, 2013

  • Rosalba

    I helped last year and it was an amazing feeling being a part of such a great event. So many people work so hard to make it happen. You will walk away blessed!!

    1 · December 15, 2013

    • Tim G.

      We are honored to have you come back!

      December 16, 2013

  • Tim G.

    Hey everyone! I have updated a few links to help everyone choose a position and time. Go to this link below to pick one! See you soon.
    http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/fba78254-62c8-41ab-a211-eac650c7cf62/

    December 9, 2013

  • Vayauna E.

    Just let me know how we can help. it will be our pleasure. Looking forward to it.

    October 15, 2013

  • ANITA H.

    Please just let me know when and where I will be needed.

    1 · October 15, 2013

  • Julie D.

    How can I volunteered with my family

    December 3, 2013

  • Stephanie E.

    Are volunteer still needed for this event? I clicked the site listed above but I can not find information for this year.

    1 · December 3, 2013

  • Chris

    Lood forward to helping where I can!

    1 · December 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Christmas Gift 2013 - Childrens Coats and Clothing Sat 12/21/2013 7:00 AM 12:00 PM

    1 · November 28, 2013

  • George Anne M.

    I did this last year and am looking forward to doing this again with two of my family members who want to join in as well as two wonderful friends, one of whom I joined last year who opened my eyes to what I might contribute to those less fortunate and who appreciate any gift of kindness offered.

    1 · November 13, 2013

    • Tim G.

      Me too! We are honored to have you back!

      November 25, 2013

  • Julia n.

    cant wait!

    1 · November 7, 2013

  • Janis

    Happy to be a part of this event.

    1 · October 27, 2013

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