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Young Sierrans Gift Wrapping Service Activity – REI Dallas (12/2008)

Posted by youngsierrans on November 12, 2008

Are you known in your family as the best gift-wrapper? Really? Are you confident enough in your wrappin’ skillz to wrap wit da best? If so, then please join the Young Sierrans as we do a little gift wrapping at REI Dallas to benefit the Inner City Outings (ICO) group.

ICO introduces disadvantaged children to the wilderness. The ICO’s mission is to “promote personal development by linking cultures, fostering respect of self and others and providing leadership skills to promote appreciation and protection of our local and global environments through a process of spiritual growth and sharing.” The ICO program meets this mission by providing safe and enjoyable outdoor experiences for persons who might not otherwise have them. ICO currently sponsors a few schools in the Dallas area.

All are welcome to participate.

Date: YS Group Participation: Saturday – 12/20.Ā  Individually: Any time you’re free to assist!Ā  Possible dates range from 12/13 – 12/24.

Time Commitment: Three (3) hr shifts, two (2) people per shift.Ā  Typically beginning at noon.

Place: Dallas REI Location (near 635 and Midway)

To Participate: Please sign-up through the online spreadsheet: http://www.editgrid.com/user/dallasyoungsierrans/Sierra_Club_-_REI_Holiday_Gift_Wrap_-_2008

Qualifications: (1) Handle tape, wrapping paper and scissors safely (provide references). (2) 8 yrs exp. administering First Aid for paper cuts. (3) Enjoy giving for a good cause during the holiday season.

Primary Dallas Sierra Club Contact: Carol Nash (nashcarol@sbcglobal.net)

ICO Info: DSC ICO homepage

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