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January

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 3rd Monday, Official Federal Holiday

  • National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

  • National "Thank YOU" Month

  • National Mentoring Month

  • National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
    SSLW annual volunteer service is required of ALL scholarship applicants.

  • Adopt Schools: Provide Services & Resources

  • 2nd Tuesday (09),6:30pm - 7:30pm,SSLW Scholarship Recipients Holiday Check In: Zoom ID: 831 6834 4523 & Passcode:97sU5r. Free and Open to the Public. Details,  Project's Chair,cburros.014@gmail.com 

  • Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting 1 of 4 and Advisory Board Meeting 1 of 2

  • Join Zoom Meeting: Saturday, January 27,10:00am - 11:00am    

  •  4th Sat., (27),11am-12pm: Virtual Volunteer Deputy  Registrar (VDR)  

  •  Will YOU please pre read VDR Training, PDF, 47 pages by Secretary of State-           https://www.sos.texas.gov/elections/forms/volunteer-deputy-registrar-training.pdf? 

  • FYI: Only 10% of VDR trainees take the required test.  YOU  must take test.

  • Veterans and Military Members, Thank YOU for your sacrifice and service!

    • Donations drive to support the DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center will take place  in January. 

    • Requested donations:

      • Socks

      • Sudoku books

      • Playing cards

      • Sketch books

      • Coloring pencils 

      • Large Puzzles

      • Chap Sticks

    •  For details, contact: madurgens@yahoo.com & alisa.laddie@gmail.com & sslw89@gmail.com

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

February

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

  • (07) National Black HIV|AIDS Awareness Day

  • Saturday(17) 11am, In Person:" African Americans In the Arts" Sienna Library Branch,8411 Sienna Springs, Missouri City,77459.

  • (17)National Random Acts of Kindness Day

  • Seniors Enrichment: Ongoing Services & Resources

  • Families Outreach

  • American Heart Month

  • Adopt - A - Spot Quarterly Clean Up

  • African American History Month

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

March

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • 4th Saturday(23): 11:00am- 12:00pm, Our 35th Women's History Month Salute. 2024 theme is "Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.".    Details,larkayagant@gmail.com & sslw89@gmail.com. Free and Open to the Public.

  • Thank YOU for joining SSLW & Partners as we honor, celebrate, and thank these diverse and powerful women who encourage, educate, equip, engage, and empower others to succeed in school and life! These  2024 Women's History Honorees cheerfully, willingly, and generously serve with their hearts, heads, and hands in Fort Bend County, Texas and Beyond. They are our unsung sheros!

  • National Women's History Month

  • Youth Art Month

  • National Reading Month

  • Irish American Heritage Month

  • How to Conduct Pleasant, Productive, and Powerful Meetings

  • National Nutrition Month

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

April

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • Dress For Success: Gently Worn, Women, Professional, Plus Size, Suits, Panty Hose, Shoes, & Colorful Scarves 

  • Special Requests & Collaboration

  • Earth Day, April  22, supports environmental protection in 193 countries since  its creation by Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin in 1970.

  • Global Volunteer Month

  • Arab American Heritage Month

  • National Financial Literacy Month

  • National Minority Health Month

  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

May

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  •  First Thursday:National Day of Prayer

  • Senior Citizens Month - Show your love, respect, and appreciation.  Love Serves!: Part 1-Submit 3 photos or a 40-60 seconds video by May 22 to alisa.laddie@gmail.com & sslw89@gmail.com

  • Senior Citizens Month - Love Serves! Part 2 - Join Virtual Presentation - Saturday (25),11am-12pm with your camera on and display your full name. - Details, alisa.laddie@gmail.com Zoom Details - ID:793 9183 0947.  Passcode - 42mrNN. Senior Citizens Month: Part 1 & Part 2 are required for scholarship application service.Designated in 1963 by John F. Kennedy and National Council of Senior Citizens.

  • Adopt-A-Spot Quarterly Clean Up 

  •  Teacher & Staff Appreciation (TBD): Details, alisa.laddie@gmail.com                  

  • Special Requests & Collaborations

  • Mother's Day, 2nd Sunday

  • Women's Health  Month

  • Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

  • Jewish American Heritage Month

  • National Military Appreciation Month

  • National Mental Health Awareness Month

  • National Foster Care Month.

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

June

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support 

  • Juneteenth (19) Official Federal Holiday since 2021,President Joe Biden

  • June 01 - 30 Only: First-Time & Continuing Scholarship Applications, Photos, Unofficial and Official Transcripts, Two Reference Letters, Essays, & Bursar's Forms Accepted Online.   SSLW annual service (in person or virtual) is required of ALL scholarship applicants.  Read carefully; follow instructions. Scholarship awards are based on funds raised. Question, please call or text.

  • Career Gear Houston: gently worn men's shoes, belts, & socks

  • Education, Training, and Service Opportunities

  • New Board Members Development

  • Written commitment, interview, two-third vote, and donation/dues required

  • Men's  Health Month

  • Father's Day, 3rd Sunday

  • Children's Day, Second Sunday in June

  • National Military Appreciation Month

  • June is  National Safety Month.

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

July

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • Independence Day is July 04.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) signed into law July 26, 1990.

  • July 01 - 10: Scholarship & Support Committee reviews online submitted applications & bursar's forms, etc.  

  • July 11-20: Notify all applicants. Award scholarships.

  • July 21-31: Mail checks to universities and copies to recipients\parents\guardians. Committee's decisions are final. Bring hand written thank you to hosts and U. S. mail SSLW thsnk you must be received by July 31 or sooner.                         

  • Seniors Enrichment: Special Requests 

  • Education, Training, and Service Opportunities

  • Adopt-A-Spot Quarterly Clean Up

  • Saturday, 27, 10:00 - 11:00am, Board of Directors Meeting (BOD) #3 of 4 and Advisory Board Meeting #2 of 2.                  

  • Join Zoom Meeting

  • https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72005566735?pwd=S2w4TldaWUJrYU9sa25Ea296R2JBQT09

  • Meeting ID: 720 0556 6735

  • Passcode: 17bTWz

  • Saturday,20, 2-4pm: "35th College Send Off" - In Person - 2024  First -Time and Continuing, Full - Time, Enrolled, Scholarship Recipients.  BY INVITATION .  RSVP  Required  three days prior, 11:59pm via email sslw89@gmail.com with your Name, High School or University, and Mobile Number in Subject Bar. Email confirmation will be sent. Your attendance is mandatory.

  • Please arrive on time, appropriate attire, bring three (3) thank cards for hosts, and stay the entire time. Your U.S. Mailed thank you to SSLW must be received by July 31.

  • Questions, 713.256.7953

  •  Disability Pride Month

  • Special Requests & Collaborations

August

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • August 21 is Senior Citizens' Day

  • National Black Business Month 

  • First Sunday: National Friendship Day Since 1935.

  • Distributed Back to School Back Packs Filled with Supplies

  • Adopt-A-Spot Quarterly Clean Up

  • Provide services & resources 

  • Families Outreach

  • (17), 11am-2pm:Annual Appreciation, BY INVITATION 

  •  (21) World | National Senior Citizens Day:  Show Respect, Courtesy, and Honor.        Let Seniors know how much  you care and recognize their accomplishments!

  • Share  your photos via SSLW89@gmail.com. NO Meeting in August. Thank YOU!

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

September

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • National Literacy Month

  • (11) National Day of Service and Remembrance 

  • Grandparents' Day, First Sunday after Labor Day

  • Provide Free Services & Resources 

  • (17) 3rd Tuesday, 10:45am-12:30pm, In Person: National Voter Registration Day  Stafford High School, Cafeteria, 100 Spartans Drive in Stafford, Texas

  • (28) National Good Neighbor's Day proclaimed 1978 by President Jimmy Carter

  • Hispanic Heritage - September 15 - October 15

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

October

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • Socktober:Distributed 500 pairs of Bombas' socks to seniors, shelters, and homeless. 

  • Breast  Cancer Awareness  Month

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

  • National Book Month

  • October 26, 10:00 - 11:00am: Board of Directors (BOD) Annual Calendar & Budget  Review and Adopt Meeting (4 of 4).

  • Fort Bend Countywide Colleges & Scholarships Fairs

  • Smoke Alarm Installations and Batteries Replacement

  •  4th Saturday, National Make A Difference Day:Details are pending.Free and Open to the Public. Details,donishasmith21@gmail.com

  • Join Zoom Meeting: DISREGARD
  • Italian American Heritage Month

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

November

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • National Veterans and Military Families Month

  • National  Adoption Month

  • Families Outreach: Services & Resources 

  • Adopt-A-Spot Quarterly Clean Up 

  • Seniors Enrichment: Pet Food Drive

  • National Diabetes  Awareness Month

  • World Diabetes Day is November 14

  • Election: 1st Tuesday 

  • December(03) Giving Tuesday", Tuesday  after Thanksgiving, is a global, cyber  initiative that encourages  giving to non profits. Your support is appreciated.

  • Native American & Indigenous Heritage Month

  • Special Requests and Collaboration

December

  • Ongoing Services & Resources Support

  • 01: World AIDS Day

  • 01,1955, Rosa Parks' Day: Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.

  • (02) National Special Education Day. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law December 02, 1972. 

  • (03) "Giving Tuesday" is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving is a global, cyber initiative encourages giving to non profits. Your support is appreciated.

  • Kwanzaa: December 26 - January 01

  • Families Outreach: Services & Resources

  • Scholarship Recipients (1989–Present) Reunion Service Project

  •  National Human Rights' Month

  •  Spiritual Literature Month

  • Special Requests & Collaborations

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