Even after serving in the Army Reserve for more than 11 years, Capt. Maria Lucero volunteers her time as a mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas Military Mentors Program.
- Volunteer opportunities
There are many places to volunteer in the community, from picking up litter in your own neighborhood to joining a nonprofit to help the needy. Here are a few ideas and contact numbers:
• Greater Killeen Free Clinic, 254-618-4211
• Area Agency on Aging in Belton, 254-770-2330
• Fort Hood American Red Cross, 254-288-8144
• American Red Cross Heart of Texas Chapter, 200-4400 (then press 4)
• Food Care Center Killeen, 254-681-4458
• Mother Neff State Park, 254-853-2389
• Gatesville Care Center, 254-865-6736
• Boys & Girls Club of Central Texas,
• Boys & Girls Club of Gatesville, 254-865-8347
Other locations: Libraries, hospitals, schools, churches, animal shelters. Always touch base with the organizations to see the type of volunteers they are looking for or what they may need.
Posted: Sunday, December 15, 2013 4:30 am
Posted on Dec 15, 2013
Even after serving in the Army Reserve for more than 11 years, which included two deployments to Iraq, Capt. Maria Lucero still makes a difference in the community.
Lucero, who now works as a technical trainer at Fort Hood, volunteers her time as a mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas Military Mentors Program.
Or, use your
Contact Chris McGuinness at firstname.lastname@example.org or (254) 501-7568. Follow him on Twitter at ChrismKDH.
Sunday, December 15, 2013 4:30 am.