Fort Bend, Texas:
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) has awarded Community Assistance Fund (CAF) grants to Katy ARTreach and Young Audiences of Houston.
ARTreach has been awarded $1,650.00 for ear set microphones to help upgrade their sound equipment. ARTreach programs serve children at risk, including homeless, troubled youth, and families in transition. They combine mentoring, education, and life skills with the arts. Programs and performances designed for children and adults with disabilities are customized to meet objectives associated with education, enrichment, life skills and quality of life.
Young Audiences of Houston has been awarded $1,400.00 to help support the summer, fall break, and holiday programs at the Fort Bend Juvenile Detention Center. Youth Audiences of Houston is a public charity driven to educate and inspire children through the arts. Making the arts an integral part of the school curriculum to advance the field of arts in education through teacher professional development training and community partnership.
The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and to improving the Fort Bend County community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable as well as providing an atmosphere of friendliness, goodwill and camaraderie for all members.
Proceeds from various events and fundraisers have made it possible for FBJSL to donate more than $4.8 million to non-profit agencies in the Fort Bend community since its inception in 2001.
Photo: (Left to Right)
Front Row: FBJSL Members Dana Loper, Nicole Moraw (ARTreach)
Back Row: Monica Brown, Jennifer Small, Jennifer Semeyn, Kelsea Weatherford, Alexis Geissler