Belton, Texas –University of Mary Hardin-Baylor students, faculty and staff will be “Reaching Out” on Saturday, September 22. They will provide a helping hand to 16 different community organizations. Volunteers will meet at the Luther Memorial on the UMHB campus at 8 a.m. before leaving to work from 9 a.m. to noon.
At the Hope Pregnancy Center (2010 West Avenue H in Temple) volunteers will be doing yard work around the building and helping to package printed materials. Volunteers will also be doing landscape work for Keep Temple Beautiful, removing existing walkways and borders, laying new pavers, and mulching beds. At First Baptist Belton (506 North Main Street) workers will be painting the church’s College House.
Other organizations that will see volunteers on Saturday include the Belton Library, Central Texas Children's Center, Central Texas Christian School, Churches Touching Lives for Christ, Crestview Manor, First United Methodist Church, Habitat for Humanity, Helping Hands, Hillcrest Cemetery, Kaleidoscope ECDC, Ronald McDonald House, Salvation Army Thrift Store, and the Shiloh Worship Center
Reaching Out is a university-driven project that is organized each year by UMHB students.