Calling all Galveston County families in need of vaccines and sports physicals for Back To School. Join us this Thursday, July 20 for our Back To School Health Day. 

LOCATION: CHRISTUS Point of Light Clinic, 2401 Termini St., Suite 100-D, Dickinson 


9 AM – 1 PM 

Walk-ins only 

First 25 children No cost 

Must bring shot records 


8 AM – 3 PM 

Walk-ins only 

Bring completed sports forms. 

Child/Children must by accompanied by a parent/guardian. CHRISTUS Point of Light follows COVID CDC Guidelines for masks. 

The youth camp is for youth going into 5th grade to 7th grade. Our teen camp is for teens going into 8th grade to 12th grade. The camp is free for all participants. A light breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided throughout the day. The camp does start next week, so applications/forms do need to be completed as quickly as possible. If you or anyone has any questions, I can be reached by email at or our main office line at 936-931-2299.

Sharing an excellent, free teacher opportunity taking place August 1-3. This three-day Summer Institute presents Education for Sustainability as a lens for learning and explores community resources to enrich student experiences. Educators will create Student Action Projects to address community concerns and will integrate sustainability concepts into teaching practices using CELF’s Big Ideas of Sustainability framework. 

Houston Summer Institute: Leveraging Community Resources for Student Projects 
Location: Lone Star College, Kingwood, TX 
Dates: August 1-3, 2023 
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm CT 

Tuition: Free 
Funded through the generosity of CELF supporters 

The United Way Bay Area Center is looking for vendors who can educate the community about the type of available services they can offer.

Vendor registration is FREE!
Deadline to register as a vendor is Monday, July 31st
Complete this form and email to or Fax to (281) 207-6002

Join us on Saturday, July 22, 2023 for FREE disaster response training by the Red Cross! While the District A Office stands ready to deploy resources after a hurricane or other disasters, this training will allow you to also activate resources for your individual neighborhoods. 
How to enroll:  
1. RSVP with the District A Office at or 832-393-3010. 
2. Pre-register with the Red Cross. There will be availability to register at the event, but we recommend doing this beforehand. Pre-register using the link below.

We look forward to seeing you on July 22nd. Breakfast and lunch are included for trainees thanks to the sponsorship of the Spring Branch Management District! 

Saturday, July 22, 2023
9:00 AM – Noon
St. Jerome Church
Activity Center (on Hollister)- Room D
2749 Hollister
Houston, Texas 77080

Pre-Register Here

In partnership with Harmonious Birthing, Maternity Journey, Push Birth Partners, and Sanyika the Doula, the March of Dimes Collective Impact Initiative in Greater Houston is pleased to announce we are open to receive applications for those interested in birth support and who have a due date of between October 2023 and January 2024. 

Eligibly criteria include: 

  • 18 years old or older. 
  • Living in Harris County, Texas. 
  • Planning to deliver at a hospital in Harris County, Texas; and 
  • Have Medicaid or are Medicaid-eligible. 

If you are selected to receive doula services, clients will receive the following doula services: 

  • Three prenatal visits prior to delivery, at least one will be in-person and the other two mutually decided upon. 
  • In-person support during labor and delivery; and 
  • Two postpartum visits within a month of delivery, at least one will be in-person and the other mutually decided upon. 

More information, including the application, can be found here  (which is best viewed on a laptop or desktop screen). 

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a federal program that helps make the Internet more affordable. Millions of Americans qualify for the program but aren’t taking advantage of the opportunity! 

The benefit provides: 

  • Up to $30 per month toward internet service; 
  • Up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and 
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.

More Info

Noon – 1:30 pm CT
Webinar format
There is no charge to attend

Moderator: Tiffany Echevarria – Collective Action for Youth Executive Director

Brandi Brown HYPE Freedom School, Inc. Executive Director
Cheronda Bryan Intertwined Executive Director and Founder
Keith E. Cornelius Urban Enrichment Institute Executive Director

The role of the top executive in any nonprofit organization is fraught with challenges; however, the experience of Black Leaders serving in these roles is distinct in that the barriers they face are rooted in institutional and systemic racism embedded into expectations over generations. These factors actively work against sustained success for Black Leaders. Join us for this powerful panel discussion with Black Nonprofit CEO’s as they share how they have addressed specific instances and systemic challenges to their leadership based on their race.

United (QWay RICECenter for Philanthropy& Nonprofit LeadershipSusanne M. Glasscock School of Con tinning Studies

This session is brought to you through a partnership between United Way of Greater Houston and the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Rice University.
Register Here

A community is only as good as the quality of the lives of its members. This may be somewhat cliche, but the truth is a ‘quality community’ will do whatever is possible to improve life for its residents. There’s no better way to do this than by providing funding to address these community-wide issues. 

Read More Here