Donation to Combined Community Action

The employees of Colorado Valley Communications donated $750 to Combined Community Action on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. The donation was made through the Colorado Valley Communications Charity Fund, which is made up of voluntary payroll contributions used solely to support local charities. Combined Community Action executive director Kelly Franke (center) accepted the donation from Megan Wells (left) and Angela Taylor (right), representatives of the Colorado Valley Communications Charity Committee.

Donation to CASA of Bastrop, Fayette, & Lee Counties

CASA of Bastrop Fayette & Lee Counties was the recipient of a $1,000 donation made by the employees of Colorado Valley Communications on May 12, 2021. The donation was made to specifically help Fayette County children.  CASA has seen an increased need for financial and volunteer assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing issues.  The donation was made through the Colorado Valley Communication Charity Fund, which is made up of voluntary payroll contributions used solely to support local charities.  Kristi Glasper (pictured, left), executive director for CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee County accepted the donation from Kathy Norwood (pictured, right) and David Jones (pictured, center), representatives from the Colorado Valley Communications Charity Committee.  If you would like to find out more about becoming a CASA volunteer or other ways to get involved, visit www.casabfl.org or call Kristi at 512-303-2272.

Donation to Texas Ramp Project

In January 2021, the CVC Employee Charity Committee agreed to donate $750 to the Texas Ramp Project. The Texas Ramp Project is a non-profit organization in Fayette County that provides wheelchair ramps for low-income older adults and people with disabilities identified by local health care providers, social workers, or clergy. Wheelchair ramps are built exclusively with volunteer labor and are provided without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age, or gender. To learn about the Texas Ramp Project visit their website: texasramps.org. Pictured below is CVC employee, Kathy Norwood, and J. Frank Smith with the Texas Ramp Project.

Hurricane Laura Relief Donation to TSTCI Foundation on behalf of Cameron Communications

In September 2020, the CVC Employee Charity Committee made a donation to the TSTCI Foundation to help one of our fellow members with relief from Hurricane Laura. Cameron Communications is a small company like Colorado Valley with a service area that covers portions of east Texas and Louisiana. They received substantial damage from Hurricane Laura and are continuing in recovery mode.  The donation was made through the Colorado Valley Communications Charity Fund, which consists of voluntary payroll contributions used solely to support local charities. Due to the circumstances of COVID-19 we were unable to provide a photo for the donation.

Donation to Combined Community Action – Meals on Wheels

This quarter, the CVC Employee Charity Committee elected to donate $1,000 to the Combined Community Action – Meals on Wheels.  The donation was made through the Colorado Valley Communications Charity Fund, which consists of voluntary payroll contributions used solely to support local charities.  Colorado Valley supports Combined Community Action’s mission to assist people to become independent and self-sufficient by transitioning people out of poverty and providing comprehensive programs that support families and individuals.  Due to the circumstances of COVID-19 we were unable to provide a photo for the donation.

Donation to AMEN Food Pantry

This quarter, the CVC Employee Charity Committee has elected to donate $1,000 to the AMEN Food Pantry in La Grange. The AMEN Food Pantry relies on volunteers and donations to provide food assistance for those in need. Right now, AMEN is in need of crackers, bread, and cereal. Donations can be taken directly to AMEN (805 Mode Ln, La Grange, TX 78945) or to the Fayette County Record office (127 S Washington St, La Grange, TX 78945). Due to the circumstances of COVID-19 we were unable to provide a photo for the donation. The CVC Charity Fund consists of voluntary payroll contributions used solely to support local charities.