St. Mark’s presents $44,500 in outreach grants to Southeast Texas Non-Profits

Published 8:00 am Monday, May 20, 2019

To The Leader

 BEAUMONT, Texas – Southeast Texas non-profit organizations received $44,500 in community outreach grants from St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Downtown Beaumont.  

The grants were presented to representatives from each organization at a special ceremony on Thursday at the downtown church.  The grants are given annually from the proceeds generated by St. Mark’s Chili Supper and Bazaar and their resale store, the Treasure House.  

In the last 10 years, St. Mark’s has been able to give a total of $443,700 in grants.

Organizations that received grants are: All Saints Episcopal School Scholarship Fund, Beaumont Community Partnership for Children, Buckner Children & Family Services, CASA, Henry’s Place, Hope Women’s Resource Center, HOW Center, Humane Society of Southeast Texas, Janiyah’s Love, Nehemiah’s Vision, Nutrition & Services for Seniors, Rape & Suicide Crisis Center of Southeast Texas, RISE Center for Independent Living, Samaritan Counseling Center, Slow Food Beaumont, Some Other Place, Southeast Texas Food Bank, Southeast Texas Hospice – Orange, Stable-Spirit, Ubi Caritas, United Board of Missions-Mid County; as well as St. Mark’s own Friday Morning Ministry, Pantry Fund, and Emergency Outreach Fund. 

“We are grateful for the generosity of Southeast Texans and their continued support of our Treasure House resale store and our annual Chili Supper, which enable us to give back to the community and support so many worthwhile endeavors”, said The Rev’d Tony Clark, Rector of St. Mark’s.