Katy Servefest 2009 Krause Center Update

God is so good!  We completed ALL of the projects that we had on our list for the Krause Center!  26 people from 3 area churches worked together on July 25, 2009 to make a huge impact on the Krause Center and their kids.  Volunteers were painting, power washing, organizing the library and wiring and installing speakers… Continue reading Katy Servefest 2009 Krause Center Update

Volunteers in Bloom: Giving and Growing Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Honors Tutors

The tutors of the Literacy Council of Fort Bend are the lifeblood of the Council; therefore, they were honored for their dedication to helping another person learn to become functionally literate through basic literacy, ESL or GED instruction.  These tutors were honored at the 2009 Tutor Appreciation Brunch held Saturday, April 25, 2009 at Pecan… Continue reading Volunteers in Bloom: Giving and Growing Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Honors Tutors

2009 Spring Workday Success!

Compassion Katy’s Spring Workday on March 28th was a huge success! We had 68 volunteers representing 4 churches, 3 high schools and two organizations giving 600 work hours and blessing the Katy YMCA’s Camp Cinco on Mason Rd.  We successfully completed all of the projects on our list in one day!  A big thank you goes… Continue reading 2009 Spring Workday Success!

Red Cross Thanks CompassionKaty.org for Participation in Share the Warmth Coat Drive

The Red Cross would like to thank CompassionKaty.org as one of the generous contributors to it’s 2nd Annual Share the Warmth Coat Drive.  Through the contributions of so many wonderful community partners, they were able to distribute over 250 coats, sweaters and blankets to families in need throughout our area.  With the weather being as… Continue reading Red Cross Thanks CompassionKaty.org for Participation in Share the Warmth Coat Drive

Breath of Life Thanks Compassion Katy.org

November 15, 2008 CompassionKaty.org volunteers from area churches, participated in a paint day at Breath of Life Children’s Clinic.  Breath of Life Children’s Clinic is a local non-profit clinic, providing healthcare for uninsured children in the greater Katy area.  This clinic provides healthcare for over 3,500 children annually and over 1,800 immunizations are given in… Continue reading Breath of Life Thanks Compassion Katy.org

Daisy Scouts Making a Difference

On October 18, 2008, Daisy Girls Scout Troop #17501 had a birthday party to celebrate Juliette Low (founder of the Girl Scouts). And what birthday party is complete without gifts!?  So, the Daisies bought classic books for the O’Connell High School in Galveston whose library was destroyed by Hurricane Ike. The party was great fun,… Continue reading Daisy Scouts Making a Difference

Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church Joins an Army of C.O.R.E. Volunteers to Clean Shore Acres Neighborhoods

On Saturday October 25, a team from Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church went to the Clear Lake/Seabrook area and joined with several hundred other volunteers organized by Christians Organized for Relief Efforts (C.O.R.E. Alliance) to clear debris from the yards of homes in the Shore Acres subdivision.  With beautiful weather and serving hearts, the team was… Continue reading Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church Joins an Army of C.O.R.E. Volunteers to Clean Shore Acres Neighborhoods

Compassion Katy – Compassion in Action

As our volunteer team is growing, more and more needs are able to be met.  Last Wednesday, October 15th, we received a phone call from the Western area Director for the Red Cross.  There was single mom with a 14 year old daughter and 10 year old son that had been burned out of their… Continue reading Compassion Katy – Compassion in Action

Bake Sale

After Hurricane Ike left his calling card, Carol Schwartz decided to send a different calling card. Carol is a Katy resident, local mom, and small business owner. Not knowing what else to do, she decided to do a bake sale. She baked for days and with the help of her children, Crystal and Jarret, they… Continue reading Bake Sale

Ike The Aftermath, How You Made A Difference

In the weeks after Hurricane Ike came through and devastated Galveston Island and the surrounding communities, Erin Cox, a Katy resident and member of Grace Fellowship went to Galveston to check on her sister and family who lived on the island. She was heartbroken when she saw the total devastation with her own eyes, she… Continue reading Ike The Aftermath, How You Made A Difference