Kim Ledbetter’s Fashion Design Class at JP Elder Middle School

jpelderTheir activity is called, “PLARN” and it will be held on Tuesday, January 24 & Thursday, January 26, 10:20 am – 4:20 pm.

Kim’s fashion design classes will be making “plarn” (plastic yarn) out of plastic shopping bags. They make the “plarn” and give it to ladies from Wedgwood Baptist Church to crochet into sleeping mats for the homeless.
Inspiration for this project came from this report:
It will be held at JP Elder Middle School, 709 NW 21st Street, FW 76164
Thanks to organizer, Kim Ledbetter, for leadership in compassion.
#MayorsWeekOfService #24 #26 #District2



United Way of Tarrant County

Their activity will be held on Friday, January 27 at 10am to 2pm.

United Way of Tarrant County will serve as a drop-off location for the following items:

  • New children’s books (ages 0-9) for the Wild About Reading program.
  • The community clothing drive for the homeless.

In addition, volunteers will be able to write “Thank You” cards to veterans and our active military overseas.

Here are the details:

United Way of Tarrant County will collect the following items in our United Way Board room on Friday, January 27th between the hours of 10am and 2pm:

  • New children’s books (ages 0-9) for the annual Wild About Reading Event to be held in March.
  • New clothing items for the area homeless including t-shirts, socks and underwear in all sizes for men, women and children
  • In addition, vo will have the opportunity to write “Thank You” cards for veterans at one of the writing stations available in the United Way Board room. Cards will be distributed to veterans in hospice, nursing and rehabilitation centers as well as veteran clients with area community partners. Additional cards will be distributed to active military overseas on the front lines.

No RSVP or reservation is required to participate and we will collect contact information the day of the event.

It will be held at United Way of Tarrant County, 1500 N. Main St., Ste. 200 Fort Worth 76164. 
Go to their Facebook Event and let them know you’re interested!  If you have questions, feel free to email or call 817-258-8043. Check out their Website as well:
Thanks to organizer, Victoria Walton for leadership in compassion.
#MayorsWeekOfService #27 #District2

Franciscan Youth Group from All Saints Catholic Church

Their activity is called, Spirituality of Saint Francis and it will be held on Saturday, January 28 at 9:00 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, 214 NW 20th St., Ft. Worth, TX 76164

To participate, please contact organizer, Juan Jose Villalpando at 817-233-0982 or
Thanks to Father Stephen Jasso for leadership in compassion.
#MayorsWeekOfService #28 #District2