Now that all the holidays are done, are you like me & scratching your head as to what to do with the family that would FUN and at the same time, Helpful to others?
Lake Ray Hubbard and Lake Lavon are surrounded by some wonderful communities with really great volunteer opportunities. Here are two of choices unique to this area:
In Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Educational Center in Wylie, TX
In Sync Exotics rescues mistreated exotic cats and provides them with a lifetime of excellent care. They also educate the public and support legislation to outlaw the poaching, abuse and uncontrolled breeding of exotic cats. -- Ages 13 and up are welcome to volunteer in a variety of ways. There's also an internship program available.
EQUEST in Wylie, TX
Equest is a fun and heartwarming organization that does priceless good in providing equine therapy to children and adults with all types of physical, cognative and emotional disabilities. They are only able to offer these services through the thousands of volunteer hours that caring people put in. -- No horse experience is necessary, they teach you everything you need to know and anyone above 14 yrs of age is welcome to volunteer. This is great for kids who want volunteer hours for school or resumes!