This indicator provides a measure of social ties in our community. The indicator identifies the rate of volunteerism in local neighborhood organizations, measured for the Houston Metropolitan Statistical Area. Examples of volunteer activities include fundraising, mentoring youth, and collecting or distributing food.
Note: Plan Houston's performance indicators are intended to inform the public and policy makers on the community's success at achieving Plan Houston's community goals. Identifying current performance is a first step; future steps could include tracking progress over time and establishing preferences on outcomes.