Serve Your City in September

Serve Your City

Looking for a way to Serve Your City this month? Here are 3 great non-profits you can bless with your support this September.

Family Matters Fun Run

Counseling Connections for Change — 5K/10K FUN RUN/WALK 
***music, food, & fun for the entire family***
September 24 at 8:00 a.m. at the Pearland Town Center.

All proceeds benefit the services provided at Counseling Connections for Change, Inc.

In 2014, 798 clients were served, and 5009 therapy service hours were provided. 42% of clients required financial assistance.  It is our desire to provide quality mental health care without the prohibitive barrier of cost. Counseling Connections accepts all forms of insurance, but unfortunately, many clients are either uninsured or cannot afford their deductibles. Your support and participation will impact the lives of your neighbors!

Ways to Get Involved:  

  1. Gather a team to run/walk the 5K/10K (register at
  2. Gather a group of course cheerleaders (Your small group can encourage the runners and hand out bottles of water)
  3. Volunteer to arrive early to help with registration (Packet Pickup is at 7:00 a.m.)

To volunteer, contact us at

Mistletoe basket

Safe Haven Refuge — Gift Basket
Mistletoe Market at Bella Vita, October 1, 2016

Safe Haven Refuge hosts a booth at the Mistletoe Market and sells various donated items such as homemade arts and craft items, gift baskets, quilts, etc. All money raised goes to Safe Haven Refuge (a 501(c)3 that depends on tax-deductible gifts and/or various fund-raisers to provide ministry to women who are victims of human trafficking).

Ways to Get Involved:  

  1. Put together a gift basket. Here is a link to our list of 50 possible themes in case you need a little help getting started. Be sure you keep a record of your costs. You will get a letter from Safe Haven affirming your donation.
  2. Ask friends and/or business associates to also donate a basket or any other item (Crafts, Jewelry, Health Items, Clothes, etc.)
  3. Donate other items you have, make, secure, etc.

All items must be delivered to 2510 S Venice Dr., Pearland, TX 77581 (in Bella Vita) by September 28th. Call Fran Squyres at 713-703-1652 with any questions and to be sure someone will be home to receive the items (the gate code is 4215).


Anchor Point Celebrating Hope

Anchor Point Pregnancy Center — Celebrate Hope Dinner and Silent Auction
Friday, September 30th at 6:00 p.m. @ Hope Village Ballroom, 15403 Hope Village Rd. Friendswood, TX 77546.

We are Celebrating Hope, ‘One Life at a Time.’ On the last Friday evening in September, the most scrumptious menu ever is planned. A bounty of silent & live auction items will go home with the winning bidders of the night. “FUN”draiser games will be played such as Heads & Tails, Treasure Cove Jewel Digging, Nerf Target Shooting. You will hear God Stories, a fresh & poignant Keynote Speaker, and ohhhhh… those baby pictures! It will be an evening to remember with friends & the Anchor Point family. We will be looking to save your seat at the table!

Ways to Get Involved:  

  1. Purchase a seat at the table.
  2. Sponsor a table of 8 and invite your friends to attend with you.
  3. Donate an auction item.
  4. Volunteer at the event on any number of teams (games, communication/social media, decorations, food service, set-up/take-down, auction, etc.)

To get involved in any of the above ways, visit

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