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Helping Center

Hometown Highlight: The Helping Center

Founded in 1987 and located in Marble Falls, Texas, The Helping Center is a food pantry serving people in need in southern Burnet County and strives to serve anyone who is fighting hunger within the community. Their primary mission is that no one will ever starve in Burnet County. The Helping Center is primarily funded […]

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Hometown Highlight: Archway

Founded in 2008 in Midland, Texas Archway Support was opened to help adults, children and families overcome challenges such as relationship issues, depression, anxiety, grief, anger, learning disorders and more. Serving the Permian Basin and surrounding area, Archway counselors are dedicated to creating a safe environment where their clients feel supported and open to discussing […]

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Hometown Highlight: Pristine Express Car Wash

In October 2017, Pristine Express Car Wash opened its doors to provide conveyorized car washes that focus on simplicity, fair pricing, and cleanliness. Owner of Pristine Car Wash, John Hooker developed the business after meeting with a friend who happened to be a distributor in the car wash business. Hooker had always dreamed of owning […]

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Xylo Bats

Hometown Highlight: Xylo Bats

In 2012, Leland Wetzel didn’t know that a simple gift would inspire him to start his dream business. Wetzel made a homemade baseball bat for his nephew’s first birthday, which inspired him to pursue his own business in wooden, hand-crafted baseball bats. Wetzel is now the Founder and CEO of Xylo Bats, an approved wood […]

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Habitat for Humanity Midland

Hometown Highlight: Midland Habitat for Humanity

Affordable housing has always been a challenging issue in West Texas. And in 1991, a few friends decided to come together to form Midland’s Habitat for Humanity to help combat the issue with the goal of placing families in newly constructed homes. Habitat for Humanity in Midland currently serves Midland and Odessa and plans to […]

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Storybridge

Hometown Highlight: Storybridge

Chandra Perkins, Executive Director of Storybridge has always had a passion for books and enjoyed reading to her children as they were growing up. Little did she know, those two passions would expand into something more than she could’ve imagined. Perkins would often take her two sons and several friends across town to read books […]

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Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County

Hometown Highlight: Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County

Founded by the Junior League of Collin County, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County opened its doors in Plano, Texas, in 1992.  The center offers services to 100 percent of the children victimized by abuse and neglect and in need in its community. “This year marks the 30th anniversary of the center opening its […]

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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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