October 13, 2015
Media Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 2016-2017 League year.
Event Beneficiary applications must be received by the FBJSL Beneficiary Review Committee on or before January 8, 2016. The Event Beneficiary application and accompanying instructions can be found on the Request Support page of our website. All applications must be submitted via email to email@example.com.
The FBJSL Beneficiary Review Committee (BRC) reviews event beneficiary applicants based on the needs of those agencies and the goals of our organization. FBJSL selects beneficiaries that will thrive due to our 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 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 its 2 publications (“Edible Heirlooms” and “Treasures from the Bend, Rich in History & Flavor”).
Past Event Beneficiaries have included: American Red Cross, ARC of Fort Bend County, As One Foundation, Art Reach, Ballet Forte, Blessed Be Hope for Three, Boys & Girls Club, Catholic Charities, Child Advocates of Fort Bend, DeWalt Heritage Center, East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, Fort Bend Rainbow Room, Fort Bend Community Theater, Fort Bend CORPS, Fort Bend County Women’s Center, Fort Bend Family Health Center (now Access Health), Fort Bend Family Promise, Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity, Fort Bend Lawyers Care, Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse, Fort Bend Symphony, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, Houston Museum of Natural Science – Sugar Land, Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, Lunches of Love, Memorial Hermann Pediatric Services, Parks Youth Ranch, Rio Bend, Robert C. Tate Community Center, Second Mile Mission Center, SIRE Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, Texana Center, YMCA and The Rose.
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.com.