The CoServ Charitable Foundation awarded a $7,020 grant to the Christian Community Storehouse so the Fort Worth nonprofit could launch its After School Reading Club at Clara Love Elementary School in Northwest ISD later this month. The grant was funded by Operation Roundup.
The Denton Community Food Center opened its new location Feb. 10 and two days later received a $20,000 donation from the CoServ Charitable Foundation. The grant from CCF’s Operation Roundup will help purchase food supplies for the organization’s 10,500-square-foot space on Loop 288.
Cornerstone Ministries offers a full range of activities for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities with Christian values in a family-centered environment. The McKinney-based ranch has six adult residents who live on-site and even more “ranchers” who visit for day camps 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. They help them gain independence, life skills, job training and placement.
Teachers and parents together play a critical role in preparing pre-kindergarten children for the next step in life. If there’s a language barrier to overcome cooperation is even more important so the youngsters will be ready for English-only kindergarten.
A Christian Food Pantry serves about 700 families every week at its food bank in downtown Plano.
CoServ received the 2019 Award of Excellence from the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce at the 57th annual awards gala recently. The award recognizes CoServ for its commitment to the communities of Denton County and the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce.
The hard work the 41 Cumberland employees do requires patience and an unending wellspring of love and care. The facility provides safe housing, clothing, nutritious meals, medical and psychiatric care and life-skills training. Currently 26 children live there; they range between 11 and 17 years of age. On the other end of the campus, seven families currently live in the duplexes reserved for single parents.
The grant "will cover our diaper supplies for a year. It’s huge. I can’t even explain to you all how huge it is," said Janet Page, Director of the New Hope Learning Center.
Military veterans, firefighters, police officers and young adults who have aged out of the foster care system all seek counseling at the Youth and Family Counseling Centers in Lewisville and Denton
The McKinney-based organization has set an ambitious goal of delivering 300,000 meals in 2020. The meals and the volunteers who deliver them combat hunger, social isolation and malnutrition for Collin County seniors as well as disabled and homebound individuals. They visit more than 1,300 homebound, elderly or disabled residents per week providing wellness checks and social interaction. Another 500 clients are served at area senior centers