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United Way of the Coastal Bend gives more than $2.6 million to local non-profits

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – More than $2.6 million is being distributed to 60 local non-profit organizations thanks to United Way of the Coastal Bend. The award is one of the single-largest charitable contributions regularly made in the Coastal Bend.

Donations raised for United Way of the Coastal Bend’s Community Investment Fund in 2021-2022 totaled $1,735,904. These funds will support 34 programs at 31 different partner agencies that promote education, health and/or financial stability.

The Community Investment funding joins an additional $954,541 raised in designated donations, which is distributed among all the organization’s partner agencies.

“Our partner agencies and the communities they serve have faced numerous challenges,” said Libby Averyt, President & CEO of United Way of the Coastal Bend. “We’re so grateful for the generosity of our donors. By donating their time and resources, they allow us to continue to meet the needs of our Coastal Bend neighbors.”

The organizations receiving funds are:

  • American Red Cross of the Coastal Bend
  • Amistad Community Health Center
  • Aransas Pass for Youth
  • Bee County Adult Literacy Council
  • Beeville Vineyard
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas
  • Boy Scouts of America - South Texas Council
  • Boys & Girls Club of Alice
  • Boys & Girls Club of Beeville
  • Boys & Girls Club of Kingsville
  • Boys & Girls Club of Live Oak County
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Bend
  • CASA of Bee, Live Oak, McMullen and San Patricio Counties
  • CASA of Kleberg County (Brush Country CASA)
  • CASA of the Coastal Bend
  • Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi
  • Cenikor Foundation - Corpus Christi (formerly Charlie’s Place)
  • Coastal Bend Center for Independent Living
  • Coastal Bend Food Bank
  • Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation
  • Communities in Schools of the Coastal Bend
  • Connections Individual and Family Services
  • Corpus Christi Firefighters CARE (Cancer Awareness and Relief Efforts)
  • Corpus Christi Hope House
  • Corpus Christi Literacy Council
  • Corpus Christi Metro Ministries
  • Corpus Christi Professional Firefighter Relief and Outreach
  • The Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse - Coastal Bend
  • Driscoll Children’s Hospital
  • Endeavors
  • Family Counseling Service
  • Food Bank of the Golden Crescent
  • Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas
  • Golden Crescent CASA
  • Goodwill Industries of South Texas
  • Greenwood-Molina Children’s Center
  • Habitat for Humanity - Corpus Christi
  • HALO-Flight
  • Heavenly Angels
  • Kleberg County Adult Literacy Council
  • Live Oak Community Health Center
  • Live Oak County Child Welfare Board
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Early Child Development Nursery
  • Mission of Mercy
  • Mother Teresa Shelter
  • Neighborhood Centers of Corpus Christi
  • OATH - Open Arms Thankful Hearts
  • The Purple Door
  • R.E.A.L. (Rural Economic Assistance League)
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Corpus Christi
  • The Salvation Army of the Coastal Bend
  • San Patricio County Adult Literacy Council
  • Sinton for Youth
  • Special Hearts in the Arts
  • USO South Texas
  • Wesley Community Center
  • West Side Helping Hand
  • YMCA of the Coastal Bend
  • YWCA of Corpus Christi
  • Youth Odyssey