top of page

January

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic 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

  • 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)  

    • Pre Registration via sslw89@gmail.com is appreciated  by January 25. Will you please type your name, VDR #, and mobile in the subject bar? An email confirmation will be sent within 24 hours. See YOU on January 27. Will YOU please encourage others to take training & test?

    • Join Zoom Meeting

    • https://us04web.zoom.us/j/79391830947?pwd=Qjl3MUpCV2pvM1RHZEp2SmJ5Q09QQT09

    • Meeting ID: 793 9183 0947

    • Passcode: 42mrNN

  •  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 from January 1- 29. Items will be delivered January 30 or 31.

    • Requested donations:

      • Large and regular puzzles

      • Sudoku books

      • Decks of playing cards

      • Sketch books

      • Coloring pencils 

      • Markers

      • Chap Sticks

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

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

February

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic Support

  • National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

  • 4th Saturday(24): Time Pending , " African Americans and the Arts" African ,Contact, donishasmith21@gmail.com & sslw89@gmail.com.   Free and Open the Public. 

    • Fort Bend County Libraries - Sugar Land Branch, 

    • 550 Eldridge Rd.

    • Sugar Land, TX 77478

  • Seniors Enrichment: Ongoing Services & Resources

  • Families Outreach

  • Adopt - A - Spot Quarterly Clean Up

  • African American History Month

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

March

  • Global Health Pandemic 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 Marriage Day, 28

  • How to Conduct Pleasant, Productive, and Powerful Meetings

  • National Nutrition Month

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

April

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic 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

  • National Financial Literacy Month

  • National Minority Health Month

  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

May

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic Support

  •  01:National Prayer's Day

  • Election: 1st Saturday

  • Senior Citizens Month: Part 1-Submit photo(s) by May 22 to alisa.laddie@gmail.com & sslw89@gmail.com

  • Senior Citizens Month: Part 2 - Join Virtual Presentation - Saturday (25),11am-12pm - 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 (18): Details, alisa.laddie@gmail.com                  

  • Special Requests & Collaborations

  • Women's Health  Month

  • National Military Appreciation Month

  •  National Mental Health Awareness Month

  • National Foster Care Month.

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

June

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic 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

  • Wed., (TBD),6-8pm, In Person: "PB &J Jam" Star of Hope Cornerstone-Women and Family Development Center, 2575 Reed Road, Houston, Texas 77051, Please register. Arrive early. Remain the entire time. Sign in onsite on SSLW's form. Details, donishasmith21@gmail.com & sslw89@gmail.com. Thanks for cheerfully serving others with your heart, head, and hands!

  • New Board Members Development

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

  • Men's  Health Month

  • National Military Appreciation Month

  • June is  National Safety Month.

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

July

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic 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.Hand written thank you to hosts and SSL due by July 31.                         

  • Seniors Enrichment: Special Requests 

  • Education, Training, and Service Opportunities

  • Adopt-A-Spot Quarterly Clean Up

  • Saturday, 27, 10:00 - 11:o0am, 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

  • Sunday,28, 2-4pm: "College Send Off" - in person - 2024  First -Time and Continuing, Full - Time, Enrolled, Scholarship Recipients.  BY INVITATION .  RSVP  Required by Thursday, July 20, 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 two thank cards for hosts, and stay the entire time.

  • Questions, 713.256.7953

  • Special Requests & Collaborations

August

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic Support

  • National Black Business Month 

  • Distributed Back to School Back Packs Filled with Supplies 

  • Provide services & resources 

  • Families Outreach

  • Partners Appreciation 

  •  (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 Global Health Pandemic Support

  • (11) National Day of Service and Remembrance 

  • Distributed House Plants

  • Provide services & resource

  • (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

  • Special Requests and Collaborations

October

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic 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: Books Month 2:00-4:00pm: Free Books, Snacks, & Fun Activities at University Library,14,010 University, Sugar Land 77479​Free and Open to the Public. Details,donishasmith21@gmail.com

  • Join Zoom Meeting: DISREGARD
  • Special Requests and Collaborations

November

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic 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.

  • Special Requests and Collaboration

December

  • Ongoing Global Health Pandemic Support

  • 01: World AIDS Day

  • (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.

  • Families Outreach: Services & Resources

  • Scholarship Recipients (1989–Present) Reunion Service Project

  •  National Human Rights' Month

  •  Spiritual Literacy Month

  • Special Requests & Collaborations

bottom of page