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Texas Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Thursday - December 8
The latest local Houston/Dallas/Austin/San Antonio area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!
Help us put smiles on children's faces by dropping off new unwrapped toys for children ages 2-12. Donations can be dropped off at 3018 Emancipation Ave, Houston, TX 77004. No donation is too small. Holiday in the TRE' will take place this Sat 12/10, from 4 pm - 8 pm.
The Junior League of Austin and Coats for Kids would like to thank every school and business that participated in the Coat Drive competition. In total, 8,185 coats were collected by those who participated in the coat drive competition.
Nothing beats some good old fashioned s’mores! Get into the holiday spirit and roast marshmallows by the fire at Zoo Lights powered by CPS Energy. Savor the irresistible goodness of a s’mores treat, and enjoy some hot cocoa while you’re at it!
Harris County’s Youth Justice Community Reinvestment Fund is an innovative program to keep kids out of the system and invest in local, community-based resources. Next week, join @CUJusticeLab for a webinar launching their new report about youth justice reinvestment!
Today, our community honored the legacy of the late Dr. Marcellus Clayton Cooper during a historical marker dedication ceremony at Communities Foundation of Texas, with some of his descendants present for the occasion.
TRUTH: It’s safe for immigrants to get their families the care they need.
Join our Facebook Live on Friday, Dec. 9 at 12 pm CST to learn how eligible immigrant families can use health care, nutrition, and housing programs without public charge concerns. https://fb.me/e/2SL4eFrPG
Pictured here President and Mrs. Bush visit Pearl Harbor Naval Base for ceremonies commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor to honor those who both lost their lives and those who fight to protect them.
December 7, 1991
📷Credit: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum