Featured Grant Story: Community Partners of Lubbock

What is Community Partners of Lubbock? Community Partners of Lubbock (CPoL) is a volunteer agency committed to linking community projects, programs and services with Children’s Protective Services (CPS) caseworkers through the Lubbock County Rainbow Room. The services and items provided better enable caseworkers to serve the children and families involved with CPS and can ensure safe placement. In 2015, CPoL helped 986 children. Also provided were 865 pairs of shoes, 974 sets of school supplies, and 100 cribs. Over 4,334 items were distributed by CPS caseworkers to families. Rainbow Room items are distributed by CPS caseworkers to families. Many times, these families are benefitting from the

Featured Grant Story: Coalition of Community Assistance Volunteers, Inc.

What is the Coalition of Community Assistance Volunteers, Inc.? The Coalition of Community Assistance Volunteers, Inc. (CCAV) was formed in 2002 when the IRS reported that more than $10 M in earned income tax credits were "left on the table" in Lubbock County alone because the low income persons who were entitled to those credits did not claim them. This was primarily due to a lack of information. The main goal of the CCAV is to help low income residents of the South Plains become more financially self sufficient. To accomplish this goal, a multifaceted approach is taken. This approach includes assistance, education, and advocacy. In 2016-2017, CCAV helped low income residents receive approx

Welcome, 2019 Board of Directors!

Please give a warm welcome to the Community Foundation of West Texas 2019 Board of Directors! Executive Committee Chair – Tim Pridmore Chair-Elect – Greg Freeman Past Chair – Cindy Whitehead Secretary/Treasurer – Sandy Martinez Investment Chair – James Conwright Public Relations Chair – Mark Meurer (Slaton Area Endowment Affiliate) Donor Relations Chair – Tony Privett Grants Chair – Diann Windham (Post-Garza County Endowment Affiliate) Personnel – Natalie Inderman Directors Sam Ayers Ann-Marie Carruth Abel Castro Carrie Ellis (Hockley County Endowment Affiliate) Ben Garcia Christy Hartin Yvette Hinojosa Investment Vice Chair - Mont McClendon Dwight McDonald Dawn Moore Santos Moreno Don Rushi

Featured Grant Story: The Inside Out Foundation

What is the Inside Out Foundation? The mission of the Inside Out Foundation (IOF) is to restore their clients' inner and outer beauty through aesthetic products and healing outreach services. They strive to make their clients not only look beautiful, but feel beautiful. IOF clients have either suffered or are suffering from hair loss, disease, environmentally-caused conditions, or are survivors of traumatic events. The Inside Out Foundation provides clients with prosthetic breast forms, mastectomy bras, and wigs. The impact is two-fold: the products equip IOF clients with what they need to avoid potential health issues after surgery and the services provided by the IOF staff's years of exper

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