Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority - Eta Delta Omega Chapter gifted books to elementary students at Hodges and Alderson early this year with partial funding from the Community Foundation of West Texas. Thousands of culturally relevant books were given to students at both schools accompanied by an item related to the book, such as a vinyl record or an apple. Hear from a couple of the women involved in this impactful initiative in the video below and see photos from the events. If you
St. Benedict's continued its to-go meal services last year with grant assistance from the Community Foundation of West Texas. Funds were used to purchase food items, hinged-lid containers, and paper bags for transport. View the video below to learn more about St. Benedict's Chapel and how they serve the Lubbock community : To give to the Community Foundation of West Texas and support other organizations like St. Benedict's Chapel, click the following link: cfwtx.org/give-now.
The Foundation would like to congratulate the (9) 2022 recipients of the Don & Sybil Harrington Scholarship! Each year this prestigious, 4-year, $20,000 scholarship is given to Lubbock County High School students pursuing their education in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, or Engineering. The Don & Sybil Harrington Scholarship is intended to provide significant scholarship support for Lubbock County’s best and brightest students both now and for generations to come! The Don &
With support from the Community Foundation of West Texas, Ballet Lubbock hired a live orchestra and new backdrops for its 2021 production of The Nutcracker. The organization wrote: "Live music separates great performances from all others, providing a depth and texture that cannot be duplicated. Through live music, each performance is as unique as the dancers themselves." Hear more about the 2021 performance from Executive Director Nicholas Dragga in the grant report video tha
Shelby's Bridge began its "Building Bridges" mentorship program at the beginning of this year with a grant from the Community Foundation of West Texas. Through this program, the organization obtained and trained eight mentors to work with students and adults with developmental disabilities, or "Friends", 3 - 5 days a week on employment skills and etiquette. Learn more about the "Building Bridges" program and Shelby's Bridge in the grant report video with Donna Smith below: If