Get Involved!

Volunteers are welcome! 

Family & Children’s Council relies on volunteers to serve in a variety of capacities within the agency.

  • Committee volunteers provide advice, event planning, idea generating and get involved.  Contact Shelly Smith at 234-7600 to learn more.
  • Event volunteers serve as a helping hand at the Trivia Night, Auction, Gift Wrapping and other events designed to raise awareness and funds to support programming.  Contact Shelly Smith to learn more.
  • Take Charge of Your Body needs volunteers to present sexual abuse prevention curriculum in the elementary classroom.   TCOYB invests 25 hours of training in it’s volunteers and asks an additional commitment of time.  Contact Glenda Husome at 234-7600 to schedule your training.

 Harvesting for Prevention  October 17th 2014 @ Sunnyside Country Club in Waterloo.

Volunteers are needed the week of our annual auction/dinner event October 17th.   Volunteers will finish creating silent auction items, packing for the event and finishing table tents and name cards.  During the event volunteers are needed to assist with the silent auction, registration, dessert table and cleaning up.

Trivia Night November 13th 2014!

The UAW and volunteers of Family & Children’s Council are organizing a Trivia Night fundraiser, Thursday April 3rd.   Teams of six compete against each other for a traveling trophy, prizes and bragging rights.  Questions are taken from ten different categories to see which team will take home the trophy.  All proceeds will benefit Family & Children’s Council programming.

When:  November 13th, Thursday 6:00pm – 9:00pm 2014

Where: UAW 838 in Waterloo  (Near the intersection of LaPorte Rd and Mitchell Ave.)

How:  Early Bird Registration of $90.00 a team ends October 31st.  Grab five of your friends and sign up today!   After the 31st registration is $100.00

Gift Wrapping is scheduled for November 29th and 30th 2014.  

We will be stationed in Crossroads mall to wrap your holiday gifts and top them off with a pretty bow or keepsake to raise funds for Family & Children’s Council programming.

April 2015 will allow us to focus on child abuse awareness.  With community partnerships we will use the signature blue color to remind each other of the importance to prevent child abuse!

April 2013 Coloring Contest Winners

The pictures below are the coloring contest winners for Child Abuse Prevention Month. Congratulations to the winners, and great job to all others who participated!


Please contact the office at 234-7600 to share how you are able to help!

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