Voly In The Park

Voly In The Park

The third annual Voly in the Park is scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Klyde Warren Park from noon-4 p.m.

Voly in the Park

Voly in the Park is Dallas’ only volunteerism festival, featuring 75 nonprofit agencies, hands-on volunteer projects, live entertainment, and more than 5,000 attendees! This festival showcases VolunteerNow’s proprietary volunteer matching program, VOLY.org. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community. VOLY.org, our online volunteer matching platform, makes it quick and easy for volunteers to connect with more than 1,000 North Texas nonprofits and 900+ volunteer opportunities.

Voly in the Park

Click below for our participating nonprofits! Community issues and cause areas represented through 2016 nonprofit participants include animal education, the arts, community theatre, disaster relief, domestic violence awareness, early childhood education, history and science, hunger relief, literacy, parks, and environmentalism, among others.

Alley's House

All Things Made New

American Cancer Society

American Red Cross

Association of Persons Affected by Addiction

Austin Street Center

Big Thought

Bright Light Volunteers

Bryan's House

Camp Summit

Catholic Charities Fort Worth

Cedar Hill Pet Memorial Project

ChildCareGroup

City of Dallas Animal Services

City of Dallas Community Courts

City of Dallas Department of Aviation

City of Dallas Office of Emergency Management/CERT

CitySquare

Communities in Schools Dallas Region

Community Partners of Dallas

Crossroads Community Services

Cynthia Mickens Ministries

Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Society

Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity

Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center

Dallas Children's Advocacy Center

Dallas Heritage Village

Earth Day Texas, Inc.

Education is Freedom

Envisioning New Boundaries, Inc.

Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship

The Family Place

For Love and Art

Fort Worth ISD Family Communications

Foundation for C.H.O.I.C.E.

Genesis Women's Shelter and Support

Girls, Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas

Goodwill Industries of Dallas, Inc.

Harmony Community Development Corporation

Harvesting Hope Community Garden

Head Start of Greater Dallas

Hope Supply Company

Interfaith Housing Coalition

It's About the Kids, Inc.

Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT)

Magdalen House

Meals on Wheels Tarrant County

New Beginning Center

Plano Children's Theatre

Purposefully You! Inc.

Rae's Hope

Readers 2 Leaders

Reading Partners North Texas

Ronald McDonald House Dallas

Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command

Services of Hope

Sharing Life Community Outreach

Skillful Living Center

Soul's Harbor, Inc.

The Bair Foundation of Texas in Dallas

The Senior Source

Transformance

The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center

Trinity River Mission

Unite Greater Dallas

VNA Meals on Wheels

Voice of Hope Ministries

VolunteerNow

VolunteerNow Disaster Services

Volunteers of America

WINGS Dallas

Youth Educators & Senior Services

Thank you to our 2016 Voly in the Park sponsors!

Cleaning for a Reason

EventsModerne

GXA

Lyda Hill

Media Sponsors

KERA

NBC DFW

    2015 Voly in the Park

    Our 2015 event was sunny, warm and full of thousands of volunteers! Thank you to our participating nonprofits, performers, volunteers and sponsors for making Dallas' top volunteer festival a success.

    Visit our Facebook page for photos of Voly in the Park 2015!

    The top volunteer festival in Dallas is returning to Klyde Warren Park on Saturday, June 6 at noon! The second annual Voly in the Park is a vibrant showcase of nonprofits and volunteerism, with more than 70 nonprofits, hands-on volunteer projects and live entertainment - all to celebrate volunteerism and VOLY.org.

    VOLY.org is an online platform that makes it quick and easy for area volunteers to connect with organizations that match their passions.  The platform offers hundreds of volunteer opportunities at more than 1,000 North Texas nonprofits. 

    Community issues and cause areas represented through 2015 nonprofit participants include animal education and horse therapy, arts advocacy and the arts, community theatre, disaster relief, domestic violence awareness, early childhood education, history and science, hunger relief, literacy, mentorship, parks, and environmentalism, among others.

    American Cancer Society

    American Red Cross North Texas Region

    ARISE! International, Inc.

    Bair Foundation

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star

    Big Thought

    Captain Hope's Kids

    Catholic Charities of Dallas

    City of Dallas

    City of Dallas Aviation

    City of Dallas-CERT

    City of Dallas-Grow South

    City of Dallas Parks and Recreation

    City of Dallas-People Helping People

    City of Dallas Public Library

    City of Dallas Waste Diversion

    Cynthia Mickens' Ministries

    Dallas Afterschool

    Dallas Arboretum

    Dallas Challenge

    Dallas Children's Advocacy Center

    Dallas Heritage Village

    Dallas Police Department

    Dallas Zoo

    DFW Labrador Retriever Rescue Club

    Educational First Steps

    Education is Freedom

    Envisioning New Boundaries

    Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship

    The Family Place

    Focus on Teens

    For Love and Art

    Fort Worth ISD Family Communications

    Foundation for C.H.O.I.C.E.

    Girls, Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas

    Girls Rock Dallas

    Goodwill Industries of Dallas

    Harvesting Hope Community Garden

    Head Start of Greater Dallas

    Interfaith Housing Coalition

    Jonathan's Place

    Kids-U

    LIFT (Literacy Instruction for Texas)

    Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County

    Metrocrest Services

    Momentous Institute

    New Identity Bible Church

    North Texas Fair Housing Center

    North Texas Food Bank

    Old Red Museum

    Perot Museum of Nature and Science

    Plano Children's Theatre

    Play Like a Girl

    Readers 2 Leaders

    Reading Partners

    River Ranch Educational Charities

    Ronald McDonald House Dallas

    Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command

    Services of Hope, Entities

    Skillful Living Center

    Soul's Harbor

    SPARK!

    St. Philip's School and Community Center

    The Stewpot

    Succeeding at Work

    Texas Health Resources

    The Senior Source

    Trinity River Mission

    Visiting Nurse Association Meals on Wheels

    Vogel Alcove Childcare Center for the Homeless

    Voice of Hope

    VolunteerNow

    VolunteerNow Disaster Services

    Volunteers of America Texas

    YWCA Metropolitan Dallas

    Location

    Klyde Warren Park

    2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy

    Dallas, TX 75201

      Parking Information

      Klyde Warren Park in situated between Uptown and Downtown Dallas, adjacent to the Dallas Arts District, and suspended over Woodall Rodgers Freeway, right between Pearl Street and North St. Paul Street.

      From Klyde Warren Park: Always read the posted signs, which supersede any instruction from park staff. Dallas Police can and will issue tickets for illegal parking. 

      Streets on the park's perimeter and nearby streets offer metered parking. Some parking meter stations accept credit cards as well as cash.
           
      Valet parking is located at Savor on the northbound Woodall Rodgers Freeway access road. Valet is $15 for park patrons and complimentary for those dining at Savor. 2000 Woodall Rodgers Freeway. Paid parking is available in the Dallas Museum of Art garage daily. Click here for more information. Additional paid parking is available at the Dallas Credit Union. Click here for more information.

      The McKinney Avenue Transit Authority is hosting a celebration of their trolley system the same day, and Voly in the Park is one of the stops! We recommend parking in the Uptown or Downtown residential areas, hopping on the trolley, touring the city and learn about volunteerism at Voly in the Park.

      For more information about the park and how to get there, please visit www.klydewarrenpark.org


      12 p.m. Perot Museum of Nature and Science
      Patrick Squires Presents: Liquid Nitrogen, Static Hair and Electromagnetism, and the Physics Circus

      12:30 p.m. Friday's Foolery 
      Kevin Gray Jr. - Bass
      Kwinton Gray - Keyboard
      Felix Tellez - Guitar
      Brandon Price - Drums
      JaQuay Morgan - Vocals

      1:10 p.m. Plano Children's Theatre - Musical Show Tunes: Selections from Mary Poppins

      1:25 p.m.  Taps N Tunes

      1:40 p.m. Anita Martinez Ballet Folklorico - Wonders of Mexico

      1:55 p.m. Shingari School of Rhythm - Bollywood Dance

      2 p.m. Dallas Zoo - Wild Times! Animal Adventures!

      2:45 p.m. Na’Di El-Raks - Egyptian Raqs Sharqi Dance

      3 p.m. Justin Philip Brooks - Americana
      Justin Philip Brooks - guitar/vocals
      Lou Harlas - bass
      Thiago Oliveira - drums

      3:30 p.m. Reggie Scott - Pop/Soul
      Reggie Scott - lead vocal/keys
      Caryn Coulson - drums
      Paul Bryant - bass
      Tyrone Logan - electric
      TJ Fletcher - Electric
      Colin Marshall - 2nd keys
      Chris Walker - background vocal
      Chasity Ashmore - background vocal 

      A huge thank you to our sponsors!

      Lyda Hill

      Eugene McDermott Foundation