For Howard Rose, there’s nothing better than being outside. When most Harris County residents are blasting air conditioners during the hottest part of the summer, Rose is outdoors working with children as a Summer Nature Camp counselor. “Being outside is just so much fun!” said Rose. “I love the outdoors and want the kids to […]
Ask Amy Conroy what she enjoys doing most and she will tell you spending time with her children is her favorite pastime. Her other passionate pursuits, art and gardening, are tied for a close second. As a Trees and Shrubs volunteer at Mercer Botanic Gardens, Amy relishes both. Read below to learn how she balances […]
Join KMP staff for this month’s volunteer activity. Long pants and closed-toed shoes are recommended. Ages 10+. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Meet near Preserve restrooms for all activities unless otherwise noted.
Join KMP staff for this month’s volunteer activity. Long pants and closed-toed shoes are required. Ages 10+. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
When it comes to volunteering, 16-year-old Darian Paul chooses to follow her passions. Since becoming a Mercer volunteer at 13, the teen has participated in volunteer projects that correspond to her interests in art, science, and gardening. “I was always interested in science,” she said. “When I learned how cool butterflies were, I started doing […]
Before becoming a mother, Robyn Soileau considered her volunteer experiences as some of the most meaningful in her life. Now, she’s excited to share those experiences with her daughter, Camille. “I’ve always enjoyed helping others,” said Soileau. “In the past, I worked as a pediatric physical therapist, where I helped children with special needs. Even […]