2018 Funded Partners

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Access Esperanza Clinics Inc.

$49,999

This project will make colposcopy more accessible through training, equipment, and lab costs.

www.accessclinics.org

AMIkids Rio Grande Valley

$50,000

To support our mental health and substance abuse prevention services

www.amikids.org

Boys & Girls Club of Edinburg, Rio Grande Valley

$20,000

Addresses obesity among low income families through hands on community garden programs and activities.

www.edinburgkids.com

Charlie's Place Recovery Center

$50,000

Matching funds to provide substance abuse treatment and case management for indigent adults.

www.charliesplaceonline.com

City of Elsa

$500,000

To develop a trails and exercise facilities on recently-acquired vacated railroad property as part of a central linear park project.

www.cityofelsa.net

City of Harlingen

$1,200,000

To construct an all weather, all purpose 1.5 mile trail from the terminus of the existing Arroyo Trail at the trail head at I69e West towards Dixieland park.

www.myharlingen.us

Dentists Who Care

$300,000

To provide dental care to both children and adults who have no access to dental care – no money, no Medicaid, and no insurance, throughout the RGV.

www.dentistswhocare.us

Driscoll Children's Hospital

$100,000

To expand access to Driscoll's High Risk Clinic by caring for many more premature babies, which will prevent adverse outcomes.

www.driscollchildrens.org

Easter Seals Rio Grande Valley

$50,000

To support operation of the Easterseal RGV Early Childhood Intervention program.

www.easterseals-rgv.org

Harlingen Wellness Coalition, Inc.

$164,000

To continue the Harlingen Wellness Coalition mission of promoting health and wellness by the provision of health education opportunities and access to free or low cost physical activity resources.

www.healthyharlingen.com

Laguna Madre Youth Center

$74,433

To provide a safe place for children to go after school where they can receive healthy snacks, help with learning skills, participate in sports, interact in positive ways, and learn to be responsible members of the community. It serves students from the Point Isabel Independent School District in the communities of South Padre Island, Port Isabel, Laguna Heights and Laguna Vista.

www.lagunamadrekids.com

 

La Union del Pueblo Entero

$100,000

 To enhance the quality of life for colonia residents by improving the built environment.

www.lupenet.org

Planned Parenthood South Texas

$50,000

We provide access to care to underserved women in Cameron County.

www.ppsouthtexas.org

Proyecto Juan Diego, Inc.

$1,000,000

Construction of new Proyecto Juan Diego Center to expand services to a broader population of need.

www.proyecto-jd.org

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

$2,000,000

To design and conduct environmental analyses of the 4.2 mile Battlefield Trail Extension and build the 1.8 mile segment of the extension running through Palo Alto Battlefield NHP.

www.railstotrails.org

RCCC, Inc.

$100,000

RCCC will provide Substance Use Disorder treatment to Cameron County residents, both to adults and youth of the RGV.

www.recoverycentercc.org

Safe Haven for Kids

$231,119

Safe Haven for Kids is an emergency shelter for children needing immediate protection due to being removed from their homes for their own safety because of abuse, neglect and/or abandonment.

www.safehavenforkids.org

Su Casa De Esperanza

$49,350

Su Casa De Esperanza educates colonia Moms to raise children, age 0-3, with healthy living habits.

www.sucasadeesperanza.org

TEAM MARIO

$87,000

PROJECT SOAR will provide evidence-based, ABA resources to adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the RGV.

www.teammario.org

The Enrique San Pedro Ozanam Center, Inc.

$175,409

The shelter program provides temporary shelter and basic necessities to the homeless. This grant also includes funds for a kitchen renovation.

www.ozanambrownsvillecenter.org

The University of Texas System

$3,000,000

Leveraging technology, connectivity and partnerships, REDI Program brings prevention and care to the patients, enables continuous engagement and leads with proactive management to improve health outcomes.

www.utsystem.edu