“Be the Light of Caring” is the name of The Caring Place’s latest fundraising campaign. The campaign will end on October 5, the same day as the organization’s signature fundraising event, Deep in the Heart of Caring. Funds raised through this campaign will help neighbors in need pay utility bills this year. The Caring Place recognizes not all of its supporters can attend the… Read more »
On Thursday, May 30th The Caring Place kicks off their first ever Eating for Good Campaign for the summer. All summer long you will see The Caring Place asking the community to plan their meals at designated restaurants. The local establishments will be donating a portion of the sales to The Caring Place Food Pantry. If you like eating out, find out where and… Read more »
The Caring Place provides a 10-day supply of food to families in financial crisis through its Food Pantry. The Caring Place is preparing to launch its Hunger Free Holidays Food Drive on October 1, and it will end December 31. With the community’s help, the organization wishes to collect 225,000 pounds of food by the New Year. “The summer was challenging for the Food… Read more »
Slip on your fancy cowboy and cowgirl duds and come on out to the Deep in the Heart of Caring on October 13, 2018 at Schwertner Ranch Event Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale on September 1st. This annual fundraiser draws hundreds of neighbors under the wide-open country sky for an evening of live and silent auctions, a live… Read more »
2018 Champion Cities Austin, TX: Using Blockchain to Vouch for Identities of the Homeless The City of Austin will use blockchain technology to provide homeless residents with a unique identifier that allows them to access their personal records at any time, enabling access to critical services. Boston, MA: Bringing Equity to Street Repairs The City of Boston will infuse equity into the City’s approach… Read more »
On Saturday, May 12th, The National Association of Letter Carriers Local 181 branch participated in the “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive. The community was invited to leave non-perishables by their mailbox for the letter carriers to retrieve. On the day of the official event local Scouts assisted staff and volunteers by unloading food from mail trucks. All food from this campaign was donated to… Read more »
Free to the public, attendees will have the opportunity to speak directly with representatives from a dozen companies regarding employment.
Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator, has awarded The Caring Place its coveted 4-star rating for the fourth year in a row. Based on the most recent information available, Charity Navigator has issued the 4-star rating for The Caring Place based on the organization’s demonstration of strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. This is the highest possible rating and indicates… Read more »