Denise Fries 50th Birthday Nonprofit Grant Recipients

Jewels In Our Community: David & Julia Gardner
July 19, 2012
Jewels In Our Community: Denise Fries
July 19, 2012

The following charities will receive matching grants after holding fundraisers over the summer to generate funds equal to or exceeding the Fries grant. A final party will be held at 3 p.m. on August 8 at Fries Financial Services, and the final matching grant results will be announced.

For more information on how you can support these nonprofits with their fundraising, contact the Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley, (979) 589-4305 or visit cfbv.org.

Achievers by Choice

achieversbychoice.org

The Navasota-based organization prepares both youth and adults with the social and academic skills needed to graduate high school or earn a GED, and pursue a postsecondary degree.

Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach

pregnancyoutreach.org

A Christian organization that provides support services to women experiencing unplanned pregnancies; promotes Christian parenting by providing outreach to teen parents; and provides adoption services as an alternative.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley

bgcbv.org

By providing programs and services that promote and enhance the youth, the Club provides a positive environment in which kids can learn and grow while creating relationships with trained adult professionals.

Brazos Animal Shelter

brazosanimalshelter.org

Provides humane shelter and care for stray and unwanted animals. The numerous services provided are aimed to promote responsible pet ownership and enhance the quality of life for the people and animals in the community.

Brazos Valley Chorale

bvchorale.org

Provides audiences in the community with high-quality musical performances. With 130 voices, the chorale boasts a wide-range of singers, from college students to retirees, as well as a wide-range of choral literature from classical to contemporary.

The following charities will receive matching grants after holding fundraisers over the summer to generate funds equal to or exceeding the Fries grant. A final party will be held at 3 p.m. on August 8 at Fries Financial Services, and the final matching grant results will be announced.

For more information on how you can support these nonprofits with their fundraising, contact the Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley, (979) 589-4305 or visit cfbv.org.

Achievers by Choice

achieversbychoice.org

The Navasota-based organization prepares both youth and adults with the social and academic skills needed to graduate high school or earn a GED, and pursue a postsecondary degree.

Aggieland Pregnancy Outreach

pregnancyoutreach.org

A Christian organization that provides support services to women experiencing unplanned pregnancies; promotes Christian parenting by providing outreach to teen parents; and provides adoption services as an alternative.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley

bgcbv.org

By providing programs and services that promote and enhance the youth, the Club provides a positive environment in which kids can learn and grow while creating relationships with trained adult professionals.

Brazos Animal Shelter

brazosanimalshelter.org

Provides humane shelter and care for stray and unwanted animals. The numerous services provided are aimed to promote responsible pet ownership and enhance the quality of life for the people and animals in the community.

Brazos Valley Chorale

bvchorale.org

Provides audiences in the community with high-quality musical performances. With 130 voices, the chorale boasts a wide-range of singers, from college students to retirees, as well as a wide-range of choral literature from classical to contemporary.

Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol & Substance Abuse

bvcasa.org

Provides substance abuse intervention, prevention, and treatment services to youth and adults.

Brazos Valley Food Bank

bvfb.org

A central distribution site in the Brazos Valley that unites food donors, volunteers and hunger-relief agencies, the Brazos Valley Food Bank has been the center of an anti-hunger relief network of more than 40 different agencies that feed the hungry throughout the area.

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

brazosvalleymuseum.org

The Museum works to preserve and protect natural and cultural history, to stimulate its understanding, and to encourage responsible stewardship of all natural and cultural resources.

Sexual Assault Resource Center

sarcbv.org

Provides comprehensive services for and resources about sexual violence to assure that the physical, emotional, legal and medical needs of anyone affected by sexual violence are met.

Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center

east-texas.easterseals.com

Provides therapies with a team of professionals who work together to assist patients in achieving their highest degree of functional independence. The center treats disabilities from developmental delays to back and neck injuries to stroke victims.

Elder-Aid

elderaidbcs.org

Provides services to alleviate stresses the elderly encounter as they cope with difficulties including the loss of a loved one, disease, loneliness, disability, and inadequate funds for basic needs and materials for home repairs.

Emmanuel Lighthouse Mission

emmanuellighthousemission.org

A Christian organization that provides a safe, drug and alcohol free environment for homeless women seeking to be set free from the chains of harmful addiction or in need of a safe place to birth their child.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes – North Brazos Valley Chapter

fcabv.org

Challenges coaches and athletes on the professional, collegiate, high school, junior high, and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ.

KEOS 89.1 FM, Brazos Educational Radio

keos.org

A volunteer, non-commercial, community access radio station whose mission is to provide a forum for all voices and points-of-view to be heard.

La Leche League of Bryan/College Station

texaslll.org/group/bryan-college-station

An international, non-profit, non-sectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

Pink Alliance Brazos Valley Breast Cancer Support

pinkalliance.org

Advocates for breast health and cancer support by providing reliable, informative, resources; inspiring hope through individual and group support; and offering access to medical treatments for those with limited means.

Saint Michael’s Episcopal School

stmes.net

A college preparatory school of Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 that is open to students of all races, faiths and nations.

Still Creek Boys & Girls Ranch

stillcreekranch.org

A Christian safe home for children and youth caught up in disadvantaged situations open to boys and girls ages eight to 18.

The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley

cmbv.org

Promotes learning and discovery for children by providing a child-centered, hands-on, interactive environment for all age groups.

The Theatre Company of B/CS

theatrecompany.com

Dedicated to the presentation of high-quality productions suitable for family audiences at an affordable price.

Voices For Children, CASA of the Brazos Valley

voicesforchildreninc.org

Their mission is to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children until each is placed in a safe and nurturing home with highly trained volunteers who serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).