Category: Fundraiser

Students Make Handmade Bowls for Cooper’s Annual Event to Raise Funds for Food Pantry

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Making Bowls: Representatives from Interfaith of The Woodlands joined Cooper students, faculty and staff to make bowls for the upcoming Empty Bowls event to be held at the school on February 25. Seated are faculty and staff members Jayla Ash Davis, Christine Provencio, Peg Burrell and Jill DelRio. Standing from left are Lucy Gomez (Interfaith Director of Programs); Jamila Musa-Carr (faculty sponsor); NAHS Steering Committee members Madison Scott, Andrea Perez Florez and Jessie Brown; Emily Taylor (faculty sponsor); Missy Herndon (Interfaith President and CEO) and NAHS committee member Isaac

The John Cooper School National Art Honor Society (NAHS) and Cooper Art Society (CAS) students will continue its tradition of raising funds to help fight hunger in our community by sponsoring the 12th Annual Empty Bowls Project on Saturday, February 25. The 2017 Empty Bowls event will be held in Cooper’s Student Center from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and online reservations are encouraged, but not required.

The public is invited to this annual event that has helped to raise over $75,000 for hunger relief in our community over the past 11 years. Reservations are $10 and can be secured by going to: https://johncooper.myschoolapp.com/podium/default.aspx?t=36644&rid=11396.

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Interfaith of The Woodlands and Junior League of The Woodlands team up for Glam Fashion Show

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Interfaith of The Woodlands and Junior League of The Woodlands are pleased to announce Darcy Bass, Catie Fuller, Amy Torres, and Amy Young will serve as co-chairs of the 2017 Giving Goes Glam Fashion Show and Luncheon. The fashion show will be held at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center on Friday, April 7, 2017 beginning at 10:00 A.M. Read more…

Market Street in The Woodlands announces Change for Charity beneficiaries

change_for_charity_meter_1Four Montgomery County charities will benefit from the thousands of dollars in change inserted in Market Street’s voluntary parking meters throughout 2017 as the shopping, dining and entertainment destination announces the beneficiaries of the 2017 Change for Charity program.

Every three months, a new Montgomery County non-profit organization will benefit from the program, which collects the coins, deposited into Market Street’s 68 voluntary curbside parking meters.

“We are proud to continue to partner with local charities that make a difference in our community,” says Noemi Gonzalez, marketing director at Market Street. “Our shoppers have contributed more than $120,000 to the Change for Charity program since its inception.”

  • Assistance League of Montgomery County: The program’s first-quarter beneficiary, provides programs that help strengthen communities by putting caring and commitment into action. The Montgomery County Chapter spearheads programs that touch every age group, such as poison presentations for Pre-K and Kindergarten students, providing fans and blankets for seniors in need and basic needs for the homeless.
  • Panther Creek Inspiration Ranch: The program’s second-quarter recipient, provides personal advancements and results for people with special needs through equine therapy. The programs at Inspiration Ranch are led by Path International Registered Instructors and are supported by a team of dedicated volunteers and of course therapy horses.
  • FAITH Fighting Cancer in Montgomery County:  Market Street’s Change for Charity third-quarter beneficiary, provides emotional and financial support for area cancer patients and their families and also assists in educational and preventative care programs.
  • Family Promise of Montgomery County: The fourth-quarter beneficiary, serves homeless families with children by uniting faith communities in a cooperative effort to provide shelter, meals, transportation, and compassionate assistance leading to independence.

LongHorn Steakhouse Serves Breakfast to Benefit Children’s Safe Harbor

483325_305700096192887_2081668771_nAs part of its continued commitment to the Woodlands community, LongHorn Steakhouse will host a “Campfire Breakfast” fundraising event in partnership with the local Constable’s office on Wednesday, Dec. 14, to benefit Children’s Safe Harbor.

The event is open to the public and will take place from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in advance at The Woodlands Courthouse Annex, or on the day of the event at LongHorn Steakhouse.

This is the fourth year the Woodlands LongHorn Steakhouse team has hosted this event in partnership with the local Constable’s office. The restaurant has helped raise more than $15,000 over the past two years.logo-longhorn-steakhouse-hiresChildren’s Safe Harbor’s mission is to protect and enhance the life of every child who has the courage to battle sexual and physical abuse. LongHorn Steakhouse is proud to partner with Children’s Safe Harbor and to give back to its local community.

WHEN:  Wednesday, Dec. 14 7:30 to 9:30am

WHERE:  LongHorn Steakhouse | 26805 Interstate 45 N. | Spring, Texas 77380

2016 Woodlands Bomb-Fest Home Run Derby, hosted by the Highlander Softball Team!

Show off your skills and see how many “bombs” you can hit under the lights at Highlander Field

When: Monday, November 28thhrderby1
Time: Registration begins at 5:30 Contest – 6:00 – 8:00
Cost: $10 or an unwrapped toy
What: Home Run Derby – Show off your skills and see how many “bombs” you can hit under the lights at Highlander Field


Signup for the Woodlands HS softball team home run derby competition called “Bomb Fest”. All of the proceeds go towards buying presents for the CASA Jingle Bell Christmas party that the Highlander softball players volunteer at every year. CASA stands for ‘Court Appointed Special Advocates’. This group helps children who are involved with CPS and foster care in Montgomery County.

Round 1:

  • 12 “swings” per turn. 10 contestants with the most “bombs” in their turn advance.
  • Can purchase unlimited turns until 7:00 (may purchase 1 additional turn after 7:00)

Round 2:

  • 3 contestants with the most “bombs” after 12 swings (1 turn) advance

Round 3:

  • Contestants will have 6 “outs” to hit as many “bombs” as possible.
  • Person with the most “bombs” is the winner

*There will be different distance divisions for men/women

For more information contact: Coach Borths : tborths@conroeisd.net

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