Tuesday, June 5, 2012

National Community Service Project.

Dear Federationists! NFB National Convention Will Be Here Before We Know It, And We Are Excited To Announce Our National Community Service Project In Dallas During The 2012 Convention. Come join us as we host a Mid-Summer Party for the Kids at the Family Gateway Homeless Shelter, filled with crafts, activities, and fun for the kids. Details As Follows…… Organization: Family Gateway Shelter Date: Saturday, June 30, 2012 Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm (This includes traveling time, set up/cleaan up time, and the actual event. Time is also allotted for lunch together afterwards (location TBA), but unfortunately, the NFB will not be able to pay for lunch. Transportation: Will be providing transport for everyone signed up to and from the Shelter back to the Anatole Hotel. Number of Participants: Due to limited space, we are only able to take the first 13 individuals who sign up and complete the background check form. Meeting Time: 9:00 am -- The group will meet at the Hilton Anatole Hotel lobby (2201 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207). A Few Rules To Follow............................... 1. Background Check - Everyone wanting to participate in this event must complete a background check. The form (attached) consists of some basic information needed, it must be completed and signed in order to be accepted. This is standard when one is interacting with children in order to ensure their full safety. Please email a scanned copy of the background check to sshams@familygateway.org or fax to 214-823-2475. PLEASE NOTE: Deadline is Monday, June 25, 2012. 2. No Photographs of the children due to the confidentiality requirements of the shelter. 3. One may not ask about specific details of children’s personal situation at the shelter. What Better Way To Come Together As Fellow Federationists And Make New Friends While Sharing Your Gift Of Time To Help Rethink Both Blindness In Society And Homelessness In Our Communities. Let Us Rise To Help Our Homeless Children, and Let's Get Involved. If you wish to sign up to be part of our National Community Service Project, please contact Marcey Gonzalez at marceygonzalez@gmail.com to sign up. Remember, you have been officially signed up when you have contacted us with name, state, e-mail, and phone number and have included the background check (individuals on a first-come-first-served basis). An email will be sent as we approach convention with further details for all those that have confirmed to participate. Remember, Deadline is Monday, June 25, 2012. If you cannot participate this year, your donations are also greatly appreciated. Cheers, Marcey Gonzalez NFB Convention Service Project Lead The Community Service Leadership Team: Darian Smith, Christine Parsons, Julie Salih

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