Volunteer Spotlight 

Did you know that there are dozens of people who volunteer behind the scenes to help us serve young children, their families and their teachers? Through our new Volunteer Spotlight feature, we can't wait for you to get to know some of these heroes!


  • Dorothy Ables continues to give back to Houston's children and families through her faithful volunteerism, most recently as Chair of the United Way 2012-2013 Community Campaign. Read more>>
  • Nancy Powell Moore and friends made holiday dreams come true for young children, and the interesting detour that inspired the idea. Read more>>
  • ExxonMobil employee volunteers gathered on January 14 to paint the Pal's Activity Center in Pasadena to help create brighter, more engaging surroundings for young learners. Read more>>


  • After participating in our spring Paint-a-Center project in April at D’Unique Learning Center, the incredible volunteer team from Spectra Energy created a follow-up project to provide finishing touches to the center by making curtains, quilts and crib sheets. Read more>>
  • Thanks to the 26 volunteers from our centers, our College Bound team and family members, 150 bags of food were collected and distributed to 150 residents of Anna Dupree Terrace apartment complex, home to elderly, handicapped, and disabled residents in Sunnyside. Read more>>
  • We asked one of our volunteers,Craig Hicks, to tell us a little about himself. Read more>>