Small ways that you can make a big difference for nonprofits
Learn of teach computer skills
If you are over 55 and would like to learn how to more efficiently use your computer, Senior Net Dallas, a nonprofit organization based at C.C. Young near White Rock Lake, has the answer. A four-week course runs $50 and meets for three hours once a week. An eight-week advanced course also is offered for $70. Or, opt for a workshop for $10. The only prerequisite is a desire to learn. Computers are supplied in the classroom. All fees go toward class necessities and the advancement of Senior Net’s ability to help local seniors. Register in person 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The Point at C.C. Young, 4847 West Lawther, or online at seniornetdallas.com. Volunteers are always needed. Please call 214.841.2818 for more information.
Vickery Meadow Learning Center, the nearby English as a second language literary center, hosts two orientation and information sessions Jan. 10, one from 9-11:30 a.m. and one from 6-8:30 p.m. Those interested in teaching English, substitute teaching or volunteering in some capacity are welcome to attend and find out more about opportunities. VMLC Vickery Meadow/North Dallas, 6329 Ridgecrest, 214.265.5057, vmlc.org.
Race 52 flights of stairs, that’s 1,040 steps, up the Fountain Place building in Dallas’ Arts District. The Big D Climb raises funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Registration is $45 and begins race morning, Saturday, Jan. 26, at 7:30. Participants must line up by 7:50 a.m. Climbers also can sign up in advance online at llswa.org.
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