Williams Trew adopts Delta Company 1-325 of the 82nd Airborne Division of the US Army!

deltacoTheir activity is called,”Williams Trew LOVES Delta Company,” and donations may be dropped off January 23-29, during office hours. (Items will be shipped Feb. 1)

Williams Trew is ‘adopting’ the Delta Company 1-325 of the 82nd Airborne Division of the US Army.
Williams Trew agents & staff will be collecting candy, cookies, snacks and handwritten notes of appreciation to send to the Company which was recently deployed.
Our intent is to show our appreciation to our service men and women and highlight the supportive nature and fine citizens of Fort Worth, Texas! (Brice Owen Anthony, AHHS class of ’15 is a member of Delta Company) williamstrew
Donations may be dropped off at the Williams Trew offices at 3707 Camp Bowie Blvd #300, 76109 AND 2821 S. Hulen, 76109.
For more information, email terri.jones@williamstrew.com or call 817-570-9409.
Check out their Website as well: Williams Trew Real Estate
Thanks to organizer, Terri Jones for leadership in compassion.
#MayorsWeekOfService #23 #24 #25 #26 #27 #28 #29 #District7 #District3

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo – Sergeant Greg Dotson

Compassionate Fort Worth is collecting items for Sergeant Greg Dotson, to be presented to him on Monday, January 30 at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.

stockshowPlease read his story:

 

SGT Greg Dotson gives new meaning to the adage “ARMY STRONG”.

SGT Greg Dotson served as an Army combat medic for 10 years and is credited with saving the lives of more than 160 soldiers during 2 combat tours in Iraq. A native of Red Bud, Illinois, SGT Dotson enlisted in the Army at the age of seventeen. Greg was a line medic with the 1st CAV Division, in the Diyala Province, Iraq in 2007 when a 500lb. High Explosive bomb was detonated under his legs. As a result, SGT Dotson lost his left leg, part of his right thigh and he sustained extensive damage to his right leg ankle and back.

armystrongGreg suffers from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) and Post-Concussion Syndrome. Greg still deals with medical issues regarding the shrapnel in his face, head and body. Greg has endured 30+ surgeries with the most recent surgeries occurring in March 2015.

 

SGT Dotson was medically retired from the Army and immediately sought employment as a contractor helping U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan. Greg worked to build base camps and establish Emergency Operations Teams for U.S. Forces in Afghanistan. Greg returned to the Fort Worth area and currently works for Fluor Corporation.

dotson-picSGT Dotson was awarded the Purple Heart, Army Achievement Medal (2nd), Army Good Conduct Medal, ARCOM, National Defense Service Medal, GWOT Expeditionary Medal, GWOT Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Star, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (2nd), and the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device.

SGT Dotson is a devoted husband and the father to 6 daughters. Greg appreciates the opportunities he has been given in life and uses his knowledge and life experiences to help others and influence positive change in young people. Most weekends you will find Greg and his family on the basketball court or tackling some worthwhile outdoor adventure.

SGT Greg Dotson family resides in Keller, Texas. The family travels from Fort Worth to San Antonio often for medical treatment and resides in hotels.

 

  • Clothing: Alena 11, size small junior / Abagail 8, size 8 /  Lillian 7, size 7 / Anabelle 6, size 6 / Amelia 6, size 6  / Audrey 2, size 3T /  Greg – size XL / Amber size M
  • Dry goods
  • Canned goods
  • Toiletries – shampoo, conditioner, cream, soaps, Germex, first aid kits, shower shoes
  • Bed linens – twin size for girls and King size for master bed
  • Blankets Sleeping bags Backpacks
  • Duffel bags
  • Folding lawn chairs
  • Ice chests on wheels
  • Towels

Please download the following PDF and print out the list. Consider giving it to friends or fellow church members: Dotson Family Information

The donation collection point is Ahavath Sholom Synagogue in Fort Worth: 4050 S Hulen St, Fort Worth, TX 76109, anytime prior to Monday, January 30.

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Redemption Tree Outreach Ministry – Dinner for the Homeless

homelessfeedTheir activity is called, Dinner for the Homeless and it will be held on Saturdays, January 21 and 28, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
These Saturday evening dinners are designed with the homeless in mind, and the dinners are held at 800 W. Fogg St. Fort Worth, Tx 76115.
To volunteer, please go to Norma.losoya@Redemptiontree.org or call 817-707-8986.
Thanks to organizer, Norma Losoya, for leadership in compassion.
#MayorsWeekOfService #21 #28 #District9
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Meadowbrook United Methodist Church – Thanking Public Servants

meadowbrook2Their activity is called, Thanking Public Servants, and it will be held on Sunday, January 22, Wednesday, January 25, and Saturday, January 28, 9:00 am-5:30 pm.
Volunteers will be able to simply take a moment to write a few cards to public servants, thanking and encouraging them in their service. Just stop by the church parlor to write a thank you card for a teacher, a police officer, or a firefighter. Meadowbrook Church will deliver any cards that you can’t deliver. meadowbrook
It will be held at Meadowbrook United Methodist Church, 3900 Meadowbrook Drive. Fort Worth, TX 76103.
To volunteer, please email  Mjones@mbrookumc.org or call 817-534-1741.
Check out their Website as well: www.mbrookumc.org
Thanks to organizer, Rev. Marilyn Jones, for leadership in compassion.
#MayorsWeekOfService #22 #25 #28  #District8
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John Anderson & Tonja Schult – Serving the Homeless

John and Tonja’s activity is called, Serving the Homeless, and they wil
l do so on the following dates from 9:00 AM – Noon:

  • homelessSaturday, January 21
  • Saturday, January 28
  • Sunday, January 29
They will simply serve the homeless by feeding, clothing, providing blankets & building relationships by visiting with them at 1300 E Lancaster Ave. Ft. Worth 76102.
Thanks to John and Tonja for leadership in compassion.
#MayorsWeekOfService #21 #28 #29 #District8tonja
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New Christian Fellowship Church – Young Women & Children Keeping our Community Clean

Their activity is called, Young Women & Children Keeping our Community Clean, and it will be held on Saturday, January 21, and Saturday, January 28, 8:00 AM – Noon.

cleanupThis is an hands-on activity to help those in the community appreciate their very own environment by simply cleaning up! Clean-up also helps with the safety of our children.
It will be held at New Christian Fellowship Church, 5301 Calumet Street, 76105.
For more information, please contact Eulalewis46@yahoo.com or call 817.615.7032.
Thanks to organizer, Eula Sayles, for leadership in compassion.
#MayorsWeekOfService #21 #28 #District5

Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County

Their activity is called, Yard Work Projects for Clients of Meals On Wheels and it will be held ANY day contingent upon the weather and your availability. What a deal!

yardRandee Kaitcer, Client Services Director says, “We are seeking volunteers for large yard projects for our homebound, elderly and disabled clients. Primarily large yard projects – removing split tree, trim back shrubs, etc.”
You can volunteer to serve in VARIOUS LOCATIONS across Fort Worth. Their office is located at 5740 Airport Freeway, Fort Worth, 76117
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To volunteer, please email randee@mealsonwheels.org or call 817-258-6421.
Thanks to organizer, Randee Kaitcer for leadership in compassion.
#MayorsWeekOfService #21 #22 #23 #24 #25 #26 #27 #28 #29 #District4