April Is Donate Life Month – Give Back to the Houston Community

Volunteer accepts canned food donation

People all around the country will celebrate National Donate Life Month in April. National Donate Life Month encourages people to register as tissue, eye, and organ donors. This is also a great time to think about what you can do to give back to the Houston community. From Donate Life events to other volunteer opportunities, make April your month for giving.

2017 Donate Life Texas 2nd Chance Run

The Donate Life 2nd Chance Run started 15 years ago in Fort Worth, and now, it takes place in Houston. You can participate in a 5k or 1-mile run on Saturday, April 22nd. Runners can pick up their packets on April 20th and 21st. Join the run so you can raise awareness and get more people to register as donors.

Join the Business Volunteer Challenge

You can go beyond organ donation by signing up for the Business Volunteer Challenge. Supported by the Houston Business Journal, this campaign provides an avenue for businesses to volunteer in the community. Businesses and CEOs use this opportunity to challenge their employees to give back to the community. It creates a sense of purpose within organizations, and it helps the city of Houston thrive.

Feed the Hungry at the Houston Food Bank

No one should go hungry, but hunger is still a real issue for many of the people in Houston. You can help end the hunger by volunteering at the Houston Food Bank. As a volunteer, you will help feed kids, seniors, and others who do not have enough to eat. You can end hunger and make people more secure. Once you help feed the hungry, you will see a new side of Houston.

Save Lives with the American Red Cross

The Red Cross has 1.2 million volunteers nationwide, and you can join the action right in Houston. The American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region is always looking for volunteers to step in when a crisis hits. From emergency social services to nonemergency transportation, you can help your neighbors when you sign up as a volunteer.

Mike Calvert Toyota in Houston, Texas, also gives back to the Houston community by offering specials, huge events, and accurate trade-in values. This makes shopping for a new Toyota fun. If you’re ready to upgrade your vehicle, stop by the dealership and find the perfect option for you and your family.