Lone Star Animal Sanctuary

Hometown Highlight: Lone Star Sanctuary for Animals

Providing a safe sanctuary for all animals is the mission of Lone Star Sanctuary for Animals in Midland. The goal of the sanctuary is to place animals in the best home possible where an adopter or adoptee will become best friends forever and family members. The sanctuary was originally formed as Lone Star SPCA to […]

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Hands to Hands Community Fund

Hometown Highlight: Hands to Hands Community Fund

In 2009, the Hands to Hands Community Fund was formed in Wichita Falls by community leaders to help support the programs and services of local nonprofit agencies when several area nonprofits lost funding for key programs. With the help of Hands to Hands, these organizations were able to stay open and continue to help people […]

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CASA for the Highland Lakes

Hometown Highlight: CASA for the Highland Lakes Area

About CASA for the Highland Lakes Area Established in 1991 as the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Burnet County, the organization started with one volunteer and two children that were in foster care. Judge Clayton Evans knew there was a growing need within the community for this type of organization and his courts. The […]

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Lubbock Area United Way

Hometown Highlight: Lubbock Area United Way

History of Lubbock Area United Way Founded in 1946, the Lubbock Area United Way was originally formed by five community partners to combat root issues and challenges within the South Plains communities. Working together as a community has allowed the Lubbock Area United Way to create lasting positive change within the groups they serve and […]

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Hometown Highlight: Museum of the Southwest

About the Museum of the Southwest The Museum of the Southwest combines history, science, and culture to serve as a resource for cultural enrichment to those within the Midland community. The museum was established Sept. 25, 1965, after the Junior League of Midland voted to establish an art and science museum and supported the museum […]

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Highland Lakes Crisis Network

Hometown Highlight: Highland Lakes Crisis Network

History of Highland Lakes Crisis Network The Highland Lakes Crisis Network (HLCN) was established due to a major flood in 2018 that affected many families in the Highland Lakes area. Local churches came together to support and help more than 680 cases of residents devastated by the flood. The natural disaster ultimately resulted in the […]

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Cultural Foundation of the Texas Panhandle

Hometown Highlight: Cultural Foundation of the Texas Panhandle

Beginning in 1960, Margaret Harper was inspired when she read an article in Reader’s Digest about a playwright and author named Paul Green. Harper reached out to Green because of her interest in learning more about the play and the two eventually formed an idea of starting a local outdoor theater within Palo Duro Canyon […]

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SPFB

Hometown Highlight: South Plains Food Bank

The South Plains Food Bank (SPFB), located in Lubbock, Texas, serves communities throughout West Texas by providing a helping hand to those experiencing food insecurity.  This community-based organization was formed 38 years ago by Carolyn Lanier and Lodie Kemper who saw an opportunity to help others and make a difference in their community. Since then, […]

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Hometown Highlight: Mission Marble Falls

Hometown Highlight: Mission Marble Falls

Mission Marble Falls is a local non-profit committed to lending a hand to those who need it most and serving its community to fight hunger. Mission Marble Falls was established in 2014 by three friends who had a dream to help others in their community by serving any person in need of a hot, home-cooked […]

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