Junior League of Galveston County Now Accepting Applications for Community Assistance Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Friday, October 23, 2014

Junior League of Galveston County Now Accepting Applications for Community Assistance Fund

Galveston County, Texas – Through the generous support of its donors and volunteers, The Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. (JLGC) is able to fill needs around Galveston County that help fulfill its mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

The Junior League of Galveston County Community Assistance Fund enables the Junior League to respond to the short-term, immediate funding needs of 501(c)(3) non-profit agencies within Galveston County that meet specific criteria and guidelines. Primary consideration will be given to requests of an emergency nature, or to those that develop and/or expand a significant service to the community.

The amount awarded cannot exceed the sum of $1,000, and will serve as a one-time donation for any single calendar year. In addition, no organization can receive an award for more than three (3) consecutive years.

Should your organization have a need for support through the CAF program, and your request meets the criteria as outlined in the below document, please respond by completing the below application and mailing it to:

The Junior League of Galveston County, Inc.

ATTN: CAF/ Scholarship Committee

210 Kempner Avenue

Galveston, Texas, 77550

Email: juniorleagueofgalvestoncounty@gmail.com

Please be aware that all applications must be RECEIVED by October 31.

Agencies receiving funding in the past include: The Sunshine Center, Inc.; MI Lewis Social Service Center; Lutheran Music Academy; Galveston Island Oktoberfest; Galveston Arts Center; Texas City Day Nursery; Teen Health Care Center; Christus Our Daily Bread; Hospice Care Team; and The Family Service Center of Galveston County.

Without the support of its volunteers and donors, none of this would be possible. For more information on the Community Assistance Fund and the Junior League of Galveston County, please visit www.jlgalveston.org or call (409) 765-7646.

About the Junior League of Galveston County: The Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

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