Angelina County United Way

1019 E. Denman Ave.
Lufkin, TX 75901

(936) 632-3203

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Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Deep East Texas

 

$20,000

 

304 N. Raguet, Suite A | Lufkin | 634-5753

Mark German, President | Phyllis Grandgeorge, Executive Director

 

Prevention, intervention, and counseling for alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Outreach, screening, referral and intervention for adolescents, adults, and their families regardless of ability to pay.

 

adacdet.org

 

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Hospice In The Pines

 

$18,000

 

1504 W. Frank | Lufkin | 632-1514

Pat Merriwether, President | Demetress Harrell, Executive Director

 

Compassionate and specialized care enabling the terminally ill to die with peace and dignity in their own home with their loved ones or complete access to their 24 hour hospice inpatient facility. Professionals providing hospice care, regardless of ability to pay. Provides support groups for families coping with less. Impatient facility at Memorial Health Systems available by qualifications.

 

hospiceinthepines.org

 

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Deep East Texas

 

$25,000

 

909 S. Angelina | Lufkin | 632-9301

Mark Dunn, Lufkin Chair | Ronnie Coleman, Diboll Chair | Jeff Woods, President/CEO

 

Daily leadership, guidance, and inspiration to help young people (ages 6-18) grow and become responsible, contributing adults in our society. Provides after school and summer supervised developmental programs.

 

bgcdet.org

 

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Janelle Grum Family Crisis Center

 

$25,000

 

2401 Davisville Rd | 639-1581

Gerald Williamson, President | Heather Kartye, Executive Director

 

Services include safe, emergency shelter, counseling, supportive assistance, resource referral, education, self sufficiency services, and general advocacy to women, men and children who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault, 24 hour hotline 1-800-828-SAFE.

 

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Red Cross

 

$15,000

 

1905 E. Denman | Lufkin | 634-6013

Mike Taylor, Chairman | Glenna Harkness, Service Center Manager

 

Provides disaster preparation courses. Assistance to victims of disasters, house fires, tornadoes, flood, or hurricane relief. Provides 24 hour emergency communications to families of armed forces emergency services. Trained volunteers teach health and safety courses, CPR, first aid, and learn to swim program.

 

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Volunteer Service Council for The Lufkin State Supported Living Center

 

$8,000

 

P.O. Drawer 1648 | Lufkin | 853-2759

Christopher Moss, Chairman | Lynn Hopper, Director

 

The Volunteer Service Council is a non-profit organization devoted to providing goods and services to meet the needs of all individuals residing at the center. The council’s objective is to provide programs and services not provided by the state.

 

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Salvation Army

 

$73,000

 

412 S. Third | Lufkin | 634-5132

Greg Shrader, Chairman | Capt. John Branseum, Commanding Officer

 

Meeting the needs of others with food, temporary shelter, transportation, medicine, clothing, utilities, and summer camp. Hot lunches provided Monday-Friday. Assists in emergency situations to transients and Angelina County residents.

 

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McMullen Memorial Library

 

$8,000

 

P.O. Box 840 | Huntington | 876-4516

Tommie Lowrey, Chairperson | Debra Bashaw, Librarian

 

Community library services to the residents of Huntington, Zavalla, and the Lake Sam Rayburn area. Circulation of books, videos, and books on tape; Internet access; photocopier; summer reading program; large print materials available to public and free computer literacy classes. Free library cards.

 

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T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library

 

$9,000

 

300 Park | Diboll | 829-5497

Kathy Sample, Chairman | Brenda Russell, Librarian

 

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for area residents by providing access to print, non-print, and on-line resources and programs that support lifelong learning and the lover of reading. Free library cards to anyone living or working in Angelina County (ages 3 and older).

 

tlltemplememoriallibrary.org

 

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C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

 

$9,000

 

P.O. Box 835 | Lufkin | 634-6725

Carla Morgan, President | Natalie Thornton, Executive Director

 

Trained community volunteers advocated for the best interest of abused, neglected children who are placed in foster care by the District and Family Courts of Angelina County. Working to seek safe, permanent, and loving home for each child as soon as possible.

 

casapines.org

 

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Lufkin Workshop & Opportunity Center

 

$9,000

 

1305 Tulane | Lufkin | 639-1291

James Cromwell, President | Elton McCune, Director

 

Center provides work adjustment training, personal and social adjustment training, job placement and transportation to individuals with learning and physical limitations. Provides training to individuals for competitive employment and constructive work experience.

 

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Katherine Sage Temple Child Care Center

 

$25,000

 

101 Maynard | Diboll | 820-5783

Sharon Brown, Chairman | Shirley White, Director

 

Quality child care provided in a safe and healthy environment for Diboll and surrounding area. Children age 6 weeks to 12 years, are welcome at affordable costs to their parents.

 

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Lufkin Adult Learning Center Angelina College

 

$12,000

 

Lufkin | 833-4526

Sellestine Hunt, President | Laura Bush, Director

 

Provides education to Angelina County clients from adult literacy tutoring, GED preparation, the teaching of English as a Second language, and U.S. Citizenship preparation.

 

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Angelina County Senior Citizens Activities

 

$49,000

 

2801 Walley Ave. | Lufkin | 634-4179

Ben Bartlett, Chairman | Robyn Hight, Director

 

Center for Angelina County citizens age 60 and older to socialize. Provides noon meals and home delivery. Transportation, information and referral, recreational and social activities, health screenings, income tax aid.

 

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Angelina County Child Welfare Board for Protective Services

 

$10,000

 

Wayne Haglund, President

 

Established in 1951, a county-wide jointly financed, state-administered children’s protective services, birth to 18 years who are victims of physical, sexual or mental abuse, neglect or abandonment.

 

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Girl Scouts

 

$5,000

 

1202 College Dr. | Lufkin | 634-5813

Jame’ Kouts, Membership Manager

 

An organization that builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Girls discover, lead, and take action by participating in Girl Scouts, the nation’s preeminent organization for personal growth and leadership development for girls.

 

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Habitat for Humanity

 

$5,000

 

PO Box 522, 75902 | (936) 632-8445

 

Habitat for Humanity of Angelina County, Inc. is a Christian based nonprofit organization. We build homes for families who would not qualify for conventional loans and/or who need safe housing. No government funds are used for construction, and all money is raised locally to build the homes with the majority of labor done by Volunteers. We also partner with YouthBuild America who also provide much of the labor free from charge! We finance each of the homes at no interest, no down payment and no closing costs over a period of 20 years. Each homeowner(s) must complete a minimum of 400-500 hours of "sweat equity" on the house before purchasing their home.

 

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Hope Center

 

$10,000

 

1204 Cain St. | 633-6863

 

The HOPE Center is committed to use every available resource to promote a better quality of life for the residents of North Lufkin and surrounding areas.

 

 

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Emergency Relief

 

$55,000

 

1019 E. Denman | Lufkin | 632-3203

Jerry Huffman, President | Carla Hight, Executive Director

 

Assistance given in emergency situations to residents of Angelina County.

 

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Operations and Campaign

 

$75,000

 

Campaign supplies, office supplies, rent, telephone, salaries, audit and tax reports, postage, printing, etc.

 

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