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Grant Story: CrossView Christian Camp

What is CrossView Christian Camp? CrossView Christian Camp was established in 2000 in Dickens, Texas, after a local rancher gifted 235 acres and eight building to be used as a children’s camp. CrossView focuses on helping at-risk children, ages second grade through twelfth grade, by bringing them to attend camp at little to no cost. At the camp children are encouraged to embrace a lifestyle of responsibility, citizenship, and character. The camp also assists older children in preparing for adulthood as a thriving adolescent. The children at the camp are from low-income households who are at-risk for drug use, alcohol abuse, self-harm, teen pregnancy, eating disorders, delinquency, and variou

Grant Story: Llano Estacado Silver Star Board

The Llano Estacado Silver Star Board is an organization whose sole purpose is to provide resources to those who are in the Adult Protective Services system. Theses clients include elderly persons and disabled adults who have been neglected, abused or exploited. The Llano Estacado Silver Star Board received a grant from the Community Foundation of West Texas to alleviate the need for heating and air conditioning for those in the Adult Protective Services program. With this grant, the Llano Estacado Silver Star Board was able to purchase air conditioners and heaters for their clients to make them more comfortable in the winter and tin the summer when harsh weather hits the South Plains.

Grant Story: Lubbock Impact

What is Lubbock Impact? Lubbock Impact was established in spring of 2007, with its first soup kitchen opening in fall of the same year. The goal of Lubbock Impact is to lift individuals or families out of poverty or better their economic situation in one way or another. Lubbock Impact serves a community that falls mostly into generational poverty. The soup kitchen at Lubbock Impact acts as the gateway to other services that Lubbock Impact offers the community. All the services offered at Lubbock Impact are created to help the working poor and poverty stricken of our community. Lubbock Impact is aware that tackling the issue of poverty requires a multi-faceted strategy. They currently provide

Grant Story: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock was established in 1970 and has created successful at-risk youth mentoring programs for the South Plains. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock has matched thousands of children with their adult mentors. One of the programs that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock has is made possible through the Lubbock Professional Police Association. The annual Santa Cops event is an opportunity for children in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock mentoring program to get to work with and understand their local Lubbock Police Department. The officers and adult mentors partner to give the kids a day full of clothes, shoes, gifts, and a visit to Santa. The event allows t

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