Gift Wrapping Volunteers Needed!

Are you looking for a FUN and EASY way to show your support of a local non-profit organization this holiday season?

Good News!  NAMI Greater Houston (NGH) is eagerly seeking volunteers with the holiday spirit to wrap gifts for donations at Barnes & Noble locations throughout Houston!  Shifts are only 2-3 hours.

It is a very simple process:
Step 1:  Sign up!
Step 2:  Show up!
Step 3: Invite people to the table offering to wrap their gifts.
Step 4: As you are wrapping their gift, talk with them about NAMI Greater Houston--who we are and what we do.

Everything you need will be provided for you: wrapping paper, decorative items, scissors, tape, NGH materials and talking points.

Below are the locations available. Please contact Natalie Cloyd for a list of the shifts available at the location most convenient for you. Sign up today! 

Please note: The gift wrapping opportunity runs from Nov 29th through Dec 23rd.

Barnes & Noble Holcombe
Location:  3003 W. Holcombe Blvd, Houston, 77025

Barnes & Noble River Oaks
Location:  2030 W. Gray Street, Houston, 77019

Barnes & Noble Bay Area
Location: 1029 W Bay Area Blvd, Houston, 77598

Barnes & Noble West Oaks
Location:  2450 State Hwy 6, West Oaks Village, Houston, 77077

Natalie Cloyd can be reached at[masked] or [masked]

 

About NAMI Greater Houston:

The mission of NGH is to improve the lives of all persons affected by mental illness through support, education and advocacy.

NGH is a non-profit organization established in 1988 to address the increasing needs for families and person affected by mental illness to have a powerful voice in the mental health community.

NGH provides free education programs, peer support groups and advocacy services that enable individuals living with a mental illness and their families to become more effective self advocates.

NGH actively promotes the development of and access to community mental health programs and services.  They work to improve opportunities for recovery; reduce stigma and discrimination; and advance peer understanding of mental illness.  Their peer-run resource center - NAMI S.E.A. (support, education, advocacy) Center, gives those affected by mental illness a quiet place to find helpful recovery tools and information.

 

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  • Betty A M.

    Hello I I also can use some volunteers to help wrap my group presents to bless a family of 11 kids and two adults

    December 1, 2013

  • Kay Peacock C.

    I am close to Bay Area, living in Pearland. What times available?

    November 25, 2013

    • Kay Peacock C.

      Natalie, sun that day will check schedule

      November 26, 2013

    • Kay Peacock C.

      I am scheduled to substitute that morning but will be available and probably be there in the afternoon spot(s)

      November 29, 2013

  • Kristyn V.

    Hi Natalie. I can volunteer at the Bay Area location on Friday the 29th. Any shifts available?

    November 27, 2013

    • Natalie

      I an sorry. The only date we were able to get at the Bay Area location is Dec 19th

      November 29, 2013

  • Jacq W.

    Working :( Have FUN

    November 28, 2013

    • Natalie

      Please read event description and comments below. This volunteer opportunity runs from Nov 29 through Dec 23rd

      November 29, 2013

  • Mark T.

    I won't make it on 29th.

    November 28, 2013

    • Natalie

      Please read event description and comments below. This volunteer opportunity runs from Nov 29 through Dec 23rd

      November 29, 2013

  • Rose N.

    Sorry, I won't be able to volunteer tomorrow at the West Oaks location.

    November 28, 2013

  • Cowboy Ranger l.

    I love to volunteer, I'm currently a volunteer firefighter. But I wanna do more (:

    November 28, 2013

  • Kristyn V.

    At which locations can I volunteer on November 29th?

    November 27, 2013

  • Rose N.

    Good day Natalie! I can volunteer at any time at B&N at River Oaks on W. Gray.

    November 23, 2013

    • Natalie

      For the weekend of Nov 29-Dec 1 we have the following shifts available...

      November 27, 2013

    • Natalie

      Fri, Nov 29 at the West Oaks location we have a shift from 2 to 4 pm. On Sat, Nov 30 at the Holcombe location we have shifts 2 shifts available: 1. 1 to 4 pm and 2. 4 to 6 pm. On Sun, Dec 1 at the Holcombe location we have 3 shifts available: 1. 11 am to 1 pm, 2. 1 to 4 pm and 3. 4 to 6 pm.

      1 · November 27, 2013

  • Natalie

    Hello all! There seems to be some confusion. The volunteer opportunity to wrap gifts runs from Nov 30 until Dec 23rd. There are shifts available at various locations, on various dates and at various times. If you have any questions please let me know! We are really in the most need at the Holcombe location and the Bay Area Location.

    November 27, 2013

  • Cynthia T.

    me at what time please

    November 26, 2013

    • Natalie

      A couple ladies are helping me coordinate that location. Please email them of your interest and they will send you a list of the shifts available. Their contact information is as follows:

      November 26, 2013

    • Natalie

      Pat Alderfer - [masked] or Fifi Wetherhed - [masked]

      November 26, 2013

  • Cynthia T.

    Hi Natalie I can go to hwy 6 can you tell

    November 26, 2013

  • Zara

    Hi Natalie, I can help at the W. Holcombe location. Can you please let me know the shifts available?

    November 25, 2013

    • Natalie

      Fantastic! We are really in need of people at that location! Thank you so much! I have sent you and email with the available shifts at that location.

      November 26, 2013

  • Natalie

    So glad to see such interest! Don't forget to contact me for available shifts! :) This is my favorite volunteer opportunity of the year! It is so much fun!

    1 · November 14, 2013

    • Natalie

      Pat Alderfer - [masked]

      November 26, 2013

    • Natalie

      Fifi Wetherhed - [masked]

      November 26, 2013

  • jimmy

    I can go to the one on 6. West oaks mall right?

    November 25, 2013

  • Chris C.

    Totally up for this, hopefully I can avoid the paper cuts!

    1 · November 25, 2013

  • Maurcy S.

    so sorry i work until 4 pm that day...hope to meet up soon

    November 23, 2013

  • Jean L.

    Hi Natalie: I'll be at the West Gray location on Dec. 3rd and 10th. Jean

    1 · November 23, 2013

  • Jessica M.

    Natalie I can make the hwy 6 location.

    November 17, 2013

    • Natalie

      Great! I will email you the shifts available at that location. :)

      November 18, 2013

  • Cowboy Ranger l.

    I love to volunteer, I'm currently a volunteer firefighter. But I wanna do more (:

    1 · November 15, 2013

  • Deepa

    IF I can make it, I will definitely sign myself up for the Holcombe location...just fyi. Thanks!

    November 15, 2013

    • Natalie

      I will email you the shifts available at that location. Let me know if you want one. :)

      November 15, 2013

    • Deepa

      k :) got the e-mail...will know as it gets closer to event

      November 15, 2013

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