Featured Grant Story: Guadalupe-Parkway Neighborhood Centers
What is Guadalupe-Parkway Neighborhood Centers? Founded in 1962, the mission of the Guadalupe-Parkway Sommerville Centers is to meet the needs of the community by providing programs that give individuals and families opportunities to learn, develop self-esteem and realize their full potential. The neighborhood service area includes approximately 33% of the total minority population of the City of Lubbock. Their programs strive to keep at-risk youth (ages 3-19) engaged in posi
Featured Grant Story: Catholic Charities
What is Catholic Charities? The mission of Catholic Charities is to “serve the least among us” and to empower people to improve their lives and the lives of their family members. They serve a thirty-county service area including the South Plains. The Crisis Intervention Fund is used for those in crisis situations that regular grant funds cannot be used to help. For example, when utilities have already been disconnected and require reconnect fees/past due fees to be paid Catho
Featured Grant Story: HOPE Community of Shalom
What is HOPE Community of Shalom? HOPE Community of Shalom is a multicultural coalition focused on the Heart of Lubbock neighborhood that builds on the assets of the community and seeks to empower the people of the community. Their focus of service is within walking distance of their facility. Programs and ministries include; Shalom Readers/Shalom Kids, Loaves and Fishes, Begin Again Boutique, Books for Kids, Project Lighthouse, Living Abundantly, Fiesta Domingo, Wilderness M
Community Foundation of West Texas Awards Over $38,000 from the Goodfellows Community Campaign Fund
The Community Foundation of West Texas (CFWT) is pleased to announce the awarding of Community Campaign Fund grants totaling $38,157.50 to four local non-profit organizations. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Goodfellows program began decades ago to help those less fortunate. Human compassion and the giving spirit builds community one person at a time. It continues today with funds to Big Brothers Big Sisters, CASA of the South Plains, Family Guidance & Outreach Center of Lubboc
Featured Grant Story: Junior League of Lubbock
What is the Junior League of Lubbock? The Junior League of Lubbock is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively education and charitable. According to Feeding America, 27.1% of children in Texas are food insecure, meaning that they don’t know where their next meal will be coming from. Lubbock ISD (LISD)
Congrats Norval Pollard and Greg Freeman on Receiving Awards!
Congrats to former Board member Norval Pollard and Incoming Board Chair Greg Freeman on receiving awards at the Lubbock Area United Way's Annual Meeting yesterday! To read more about their awards visit http://bit.ly/2Uu5weM!