2019-2020 Supported Charity is Sleep in Heavenly Peace. SHP provides handcrafted bunk beds to qualifying families in the greater Houston area.
In the last 10 years Friends and Neighbors of 1960 has contributed over $50,000 to the following charities:
The Home Place of Texas is our 2018 charity, selected by the members at the April General Meeting.
The 2017 recipient will be Between Jobs Ministry founded by Dr. R. Farmer at Northwest Bible Church
Family Violence Center at Northwest Assistance Ministries
The Family Violence Center is dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence by assisting victims of domestic and sexual violence through crisis intervention, long-term support services, and through community violence and awareness prevention education.
The hope for a better life and the courage to take the first step must come from within, but NAM’s Family Violence Center (FVC) provides the resources to help clients find safe places, and offers support and the services to begin again on new paths.
The FVC offers a 24-hour hotline, telephone crisis counseling, emergency shelter, emergency food, clothing, transportation, medical assistance, professional counseling services for adults and their children, community outreach, information and referrals for battering intervention programs, on-site law enforcement, legal referrals and court accompaniment.
L’Amor Village Emergency Shelter and Residential Treatment Facility
Mission: To provide a caring and supportive therapeutic environment for children ages 12 to 17 in the custody of Children’s Protective Services. In 2014, a $5000 check was presented to L’Amor Village Emergency Shelter and Residential Treatment Facility. A representative from this facility spoke passionately about this group home and thanked FAN on behalf of the children who reside there.
Home of Hope Texas
Mission: To provide a place of refuge and safety for adolescent victims of human trafficking. Vision: To provide long term care, rehabilitation, and healing for victims of modern day slavery and sexual abuse. Their goal is to reunite the victims with their family when possible or place the girls into loving family environments, where they will be loved and cared for.
“To provide a safe, growthful environment for homeless and abused women. We seek to empower them to become economically, emotionally, self-sustaining, contributing members of society”.
NAM is a nonprofit, community-based, multi-program social service agency that strives to supply basic human needs through neighbors helping neighbors.
Reach Unlimited, Inc.
Reach Unlimited, Inc. is dedicated to providing quality support services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Interfaith Care Partners
Interfaith CarePartners is an educational, nonprofit organization serving congregations, businesses and individuals. We equip congregations to reach out and serve weakened and vulnerable people in ways that enhance their own lives.
Gracewood is a nonprofit residential program for mothers and their children fleeing homelessness and other crisis situations that threaten the safety and stability of the family.
Fallen Warriors Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to those from Texas who have given their lives defending the United States of America in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom & Operation New Dawn) and in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).