Alzheimer's Association-North Central Texas Chapter

What: The Alzheimer's Association has two main fundraisers each year where we could use volunteers: 

  • Walk to End Alzheimer's, Saturday, September 21, 2013  7 a.m. - Noon
  • Steppin' Out for Memories, Saturday, March 22, 2014, 6 - 11 p.m.

Location:  301 S. Pioneer, Ste. 105 Abilene, TX 79605
Contact: Libby Connally; 325-665-5588; lconnally@alz.org
Date Added: 9/13



Chisholm House

What: Volunteers are needed to help with daily activities that have been organized by the staff at Chisholm House. This could involve playing board games, arts and crafts, and helping with a walking club. For some of these tasks you may be asked to lead a group or just simply work along side a staff coordinator. 
Date: ASAP 
Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
Location: Chrisholm House 1450 EN 10th St. Abilene, TX 
Contact: Larissa Blankenship 817-578-9296 
Date Added: 2/13



Friends for Life

What: We need volunteers to help elderly or disabled persons. Nursing Homes: visitation, play games, read to the blind, work puzzles, arts and crafts, special holiday recognition, entertainment (musical programs), and Gifts for Grannies and Grandpas at Christmas. Independent Living: mow yards, minor household repairs, change light bulbs, grocery shop, take a senior to the doctor or to run errands. 
Date: October 9 through the end of school
Time: Days, early evening, or weekends.
301 Oak Street, Abilene, Texas 79602
Contact: Cecilia Barahona; cecilia@friendsforlife.org; 325-672-2635
Date Added: 10/13



Meals on Wheels Plus

What: We need volunteers to deliver meals to the elderly and medically needy in the Abilene area as well as volunteers in our kitchen.
Date: Monday - Friday
Drivers: 11a.m. - 1 p.m. Kitchen volunteers: 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: 717 N. 10th St, Abilene, TX 79601
Contact: Jessica Stewart;  325-672-5050; volunteer@mealsonwheelsplus.com
Date Added: 9/13



Northern Oaks Living & Rehab 

What: Play bingo, read, write letters, play board games, etc. with residents
Date: ASAP
Time: Thursdays and Saturdays - anytime
Location: Northern Oaks Living & Rehab, 2722 Old Anson Rd., Abilene, TX 79603
Contact: Rhonda Mays, 325-676-1677
Date Added: 10/12



The Oaks at Radford Hills

What: Activities, outings and social stimulation with residents 
Date/Time: any 
Location: 725 Medical Dr. Abilene, TX 
Contact: Michelle White, Sonia Serrato, 325-672-3236
Date Added: 9/12



University Place Retirement

What: Volunteers are needed that have a friendly personality and interest in speaking with and helping older adults. Volunteers are needed to assist the activities director with various tasks throughout the week and sometimes on weekends. Contact Haley for more information. 
Date: ASAP 
Time: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday 
Location: University Place Retirement Community 1250 EN 10th St. Abilene, TX 
Contact: Haley Rude 325-676-9946 
Date Added: 3/13



Wisteria Place Assisted Living/Alzheimer's

What: Volunteers are needed to spend time with the residents at the home. They would like anyone who is willing to come and spend one-on-one time or lead a group activity with the residents. They love exercise, Bingo, board/card games, movies, and gardening. If you are willing to volunteer but are in need of transportation, please contact Wisteria to set up arrangements. 
Date: ASAP Sunday - Saturday 
Time: 8am - 5pm 
Location: Wisteria Place Assisted Living 3202 S. Willis St. Abilene, TX 
Contact: Mary Gauldin 325-437-6223 MGauldin@ensigngroup.net 
Date Added: 3/13



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