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Fall 2019 Point Opportunities

TPH Members - Check for links below to sign up for events! Email the officer in charge if you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions.



Officer: Elora Cortes


Check back soon to see events coming up! We will have tons of opportunities to get social points this month and December, and we'll be putting them here. Also make sure to remain active in your families! Contact Elora (email above).


Officer: Alina Bhojani



Recurring Opportunities:

1 fundraising point each:

Contact Alina to check-out microbes (Get fundraising points for how many you buy/sell)

Buy a TPH Hoodie ($10 for size small for 1 fundraising point per $5)

Buy a TPH T-shirt at any general meeting ($5/each for 1 fundraising point)

You can now order microbes from this website! Visit merchandise page under the "More" tab and email Alina Bhojani at tphfundraising@gmail.com!

We are doing microbe tabling from 11/11-11/13! Sign up below:


We are doing microbe tabling from 11/18-11/20! Sign up below:




Officer: Kennedy Tham


Email Kennedy a picture of you volunteering to obtain your points!





One-Time Events

Open Door Brunch on 11/16/2019 from 7AM-9AM (2hr shift) and/or 8:45AM-11:15AM (2.5hr shift)!

Location: University United Methodist Church, 2409 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78712 2nd Floor

You MUST wear closed-toed shoes and long pants, and you MUST cover your hair (baseball cap, handkerchief, etc.). Sign up below!



Cold Turkey Trot on 11/20/2019 from 10-10:30AM (.5 hr shift)!

Location: Littlefield Patio Cafe, 2503 Whitis Ave., Austin, TX 78712 and Cypress Bend Café, 309 E 21st St., Austin, TX 78712

We need at least 3 volunteers at each of the two locations (6 total volunteers). Please refer back to the responses to see which location needs volunteers. Sign up below!


Sustainability Sort Squad on 11/30/2019 from 1:00-4:00PM (3 hr shift)!

Location: 2699 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712 Lot 53. Limited parking is available in the parking lot. Free street parking is also available nearby.

Arrive at least 15 minutes before your shift to ensure everyone is able to sign in on time. You MUST wear closed-toed shoes. Wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. Gloves, safety vests, goggles, and face masks will be provided. This event is outdoors. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, and a hair tie if you need to. Restrooms are on-site, and volunteers are permitted to take breaks as needed but not excessively. Water bottles will be provided. Sign up below!


Distribution Day on 12/6/2019; shift vary in time (see link for more details)!

Location: UT Facilities Complex Building 4, 1301 E Dean Keeton St., Austin, TX 78712

Organized by the John Trevino Jr. Holiday Assistance Program, Distribution Day is an annual event that provides a turkey and ingredients for a holiday meal for families in need during the holiday season! Prepare and distribute the ingredients and help with set up and clean up. Sign up below and at the link provided in the description of the sign up!


Recurring Events

Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is an organization whose mission is to eradicate Alzheimer's disease. They host many different events in Austin, including an Alzheimer's walk, and they need volunteers! Sign up to be notified of volunteer opportunities through the link below:


Kind Clinic

Kind Clinic is an Austin sexual wellness clinic that offers free services generally marketed towards members of LGBTQ+ community. There are tons of opportunities through which to volunteer for them, including volunteering at sexual wellness talks and drag shows! Sign up to be notified of volunteer opportunities through the link below:


Serafina Bread Pantry


Several opportunities at the Serafina Bread Pantry! Help out at the food pantry with setup/cleanup, food distribution, and organizing clients. Additionally, Serafina needs volunteers to maintain their plot at the Festival Beach Community Garden - watering and weeding, planting, taking harvest to the pantry, and helping clean up accessibility areas. If you’re interested in, or have a background in social media presence, Serafina also needs volunteers to provide and input content on their website and social media accounts.

Food pantry: M-Th 3:30-5pm; F 9-11am; and Sa 10:30am-12pm.

Garden: coordinated at any free time that the volunteer has.

Website: coordinated at any free time that the volunteer has.

Address: 21 Waller St, Austin, TX 78702

Contact: Farah Rivera - serafinaorg@gmail.com


UT Outpost

The UT Outpost provides nutritional services to UT students, no questions asked. To volunteer at the UT Outpost, you can contact them through these ways:

1. Call (512) 232-6174 , or

2. Visit their office at UA9 Building, 2609 University Ave., Austin, TX 78712

Blunn Creek Nature Preserve


Workday at Blunn Creek Nature Preserve First Saturday of each month, restoring the Blunn Creek preserve. Volunteers will cut ligustrum and stack them for chipping.

Shift: 8:30a-12p

Address: 1200 St. Edwards Drive - everyone will meet at trailhead

Contact: Jerry Levenson - jblevenson@earthlink.net

Sign ups pending.


We Are Blood.


Serve as a canteen host, or a transportation/blood drive/office support volunteer. See website for more information about positions. Volunteers need to fill out an application and attend orientation.




Home Cooked Fridays.


Help prepare and serve meals to the homeless, and educate them about nutrition!

Shifts: can choose, 1:30-6pm

Address: 209 W 27th St. Austin, TX 78705

Contact: homecookedfridays@gmail.com

Sign uphttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd7xYukXAEzPJiR3kNX-LbW906d04ZJSxw8CBLaC7j35PxhJA/viewform?usp=sf_link

UT Farm to Work


Shifts: Wednesdays, 11:15am-12:20 PM in front of SSB on Dean Keeton

Through the FTW program, the SFC is connecting UT Austin to local farmers to provide fresh, local produce to students, faculty, and staff every week. Volunteers help set up tables, unload the produce from the farmer’s van, check participants off the list as they come to pick up their produce, make reminder phone calls to anyone who has not shown up, and help clean up.

Interested parties should contact nosse@austin.utexas.edu


UT Microfarm

Shifts: Sundays, 10:30a - 12:30p.
4901 Guadalupe St at the Whitaker IM fields

Volunteers will work at the farm and help support the Microfarm's mission of being an educational community resource! In addition to performing farm tasks, volunteers will also get to discuss issues relating to the quality, justice, and biology of food.


UT Farmstand

Sign up to volunteer on their website, and then email Kennedy pictures for proof of attendance.



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