The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is currently accepting applications from charitable organizations interested in benefiting from an FBJSL event to be held in the 2018-2019 League year.
Event Beneficiary applications must be received by the FBJSL Beneficiary Review Committee on or before March 1, 2018. The Event Beneficiary application and accompanying instructions can be found on the Request Support page of the FBJSL website (www.fbjsl.org/request-support). All applications must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The FBJSL Beneficiary Review Committee (BRC) reviews event beneficiary applicants based on the needs of those agencies and the goals of the Leauge. FBJSL selects beneficiaries that will thrive due to FBJSL support, and match the League’s vision for meeting the needs of the Fort Bend County area. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have 501(c)(3) status, provide services within Fort Bend County, and encompass one or more of the League’s position statements.
Since its inception in 2001, FBJSL has raised over $3.9 million for local charities across Fort Bend County. Past projects include: Spring Fling (formerly Charity Ball); Sugar Plum Market; Children’s Book & Author; Glitter & Gloss; Pancakes & Pajamas; Charity Golf Tournament; and cookbook sales from FBJSL’s two publications (“Edible Heirlooms” and “Treasures from the Bend, Rich in History & Flavor”).
Past Event Beneficiaries have included: Access Health; American Red Cross; As One Foundation; ARTreach; Ballet Forte; Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston; Brookwood Community; Catholic Charities; Child Advocates of Fort Bend; Clothed by Faith; DeWalt Heritage Center; East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry; Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center; Fort Bend Community Theater; Fort Bend CORPS; Fort Bend County Women’s Center; Fort Bend Family Health Center; Fort Bend Family Promise; Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity; Fort Bend Lawyers Care; Fort Bend Rainbow Room; Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse; Fort Bend Seniors; Fort Bend Symphony; Gigi’s Playhouse; Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council; Hope for Three; Houston Museum of
Natural Science – Sugar Land; Literacy Council of Fort Bend County; Lunches of Love; Memorial Hermann Pediatric Services; Parks Youth Ranch; Reining Strength Therapeutic Horsemanship; Rio Bend; Robert C. Tate Community Center; Second Mile Mission Center; SIRE Therapeutic Equestrian Center; Sugar Land Legacy Foundation; Texana Center; The Arc of Fort Bend County; The First Tee; The Rose; and YMCA.
FBJSL is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, to developing the potential of women and to improving the Fort Bend County community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Their purpose is exclusively educational and charitable as well as providing an atmosphere of friendliness, goodwill and camaraderie for all members. To learn more about FBJSL, please visit www.fbjsl.org.
Photo: Representatives of the organizations receiving proceeds from the 2017 Sugar Plum Market joined members of FBJSL and representatives of Memorial Hermann on December 15, 2017 to celebrate the Market’s success.