2018 KAPPA TABLESCAPES BENEFICIARIES
ATTITUDES & ATTIRE, BOOTS TO HEELS PROGRAM
This non-profit is dedicated to promoting personal growth for women who have served in the military. Their mission is to promote self –esteem, ethics, and self sufficiency. These funds will be used for 72 women to attend a 3 day workshop that addresses post traumatic stress (PTS), single parenting, joblessness, poverty, homelessness and military sexual trauma and gives them the tools needed to assimilate back into the community.
ABERG CENTER FOR LITERACY (ACL) – FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAM
The grant is specifically for the Family Literacy Program which is a multi-generational approach to literacy needed for families to thrive. Parents and their children go through 3 programs together at the same time learning English. Studies have shown this has the most impact in breaking the cycle of poverty.
BUCKNER INTERNATIONAL – BACHMAN LAKE FAMILY HOPE CENTER
Bachman Lake is a severely underserved area of town that is in dire need of a center. This grant would be to furnish the children’s wing which is 2 large rooms used for after school programs, the reading and quiet time area and the Director of Children’s office. This grant comes with a naming opportunity of plaque with Kappas name in entrance.
JUST SAY YES – CAMPUS IMPACT PLAN AT THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL
The grant is to support the 2018-2019 CIP which includes the Peer to Peer Mentoring Program. TJ projects a need for 10-15 student mentors and 25-35 at risk mentees selected by school administrators. An average of 45 students will be directly served by the program.
LOS BARRIOS UNIDOS COMMUNITY CLINIC
This grant is specifically for funds to purchase new state of the art vital sign machines for pediatric patients from birth to 17. Nine machines are needed. The funds will go toward there purchase.
THE MEN OF NEHEMIAH
MON is a Christian community movement and discipleship program designed to rebuild the lives of families that have been torn apart by poverty, homelessness, substance abuse, crime and violence. The 9 month program consists of clinical, spiritual and military components. 50 people will be served by the funds ages 18-65.
Promise House moves abused, abandoned, and neglected youth toward safety and success through crisis intervention, emergency shelter and transitional housing, counseling and case management. These funds will be used to add 35 additional beds to the transitional housing and teen program that will serve the growing homeless youth population in our area.
READERS 2 LEADERS
This non-profit's mission is to develop and grow the reading skills of underserved Dallas children ages 3-12 to that they succeed in school and graduate prepared to lead productive lives. The funds will support the tutoring program during school, after school and in the summer. It will serve 450 children.
TEXAS SCOTTISH RITE FOR CHILDREN
TSRCH mission is to give children back their childhood regardless of the family ability to pay. Pirate Camp is for children with hemiplegia where only one side of their body is weak from cerebral palsy. This is a free 2 week camp that has constrained induced movement therapy. Pirate camp serves about 25 campers birth to age 17. The funds are for the salaries for medical personnel and supplies.
KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA FOUNDATION
Proceeds will be used to enhance the lives of Kappa women and their communities by providing funds for educational programs, scholarships, financial aid and the preservation of Kappa heritage within the context of women’s history through our national foundation.