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Harvey Hurricane Focus: Receiving and Getting Donations To Right Sites

To support good stewardship of donated resources, Caring Friends has monitored, and is monitoring, on site visits to more than a dozen relief distribution sites to determine what has been received…and equally important…what is now needed at those sites. Some official shelters opened 5 days ago are now closed. Other sites, normally at the center […]

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Caring Friends Good Reader Program

The Caring Friends Good Reader Program honors students who are the Best Reader and the Most Improved Reader in many Houston at-risk classrooms.   The Good Reader Program gives a new scholastic book to the Best Reader and Most Improved Reader in each class.   In 2016-2017 all classes in these schools 5 elementary schools […]

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At Risk Students Inspire!

Caring Friends partners with Long Academy, providing white coats for Principal Baez’s “White Coat Ceremony.” Students inducted with a ‘white coat’ demonstrate high achievement and a commitment to excellence! Caring Friends encourages and collaborates with those who offer the at-risk an inspiring hand-up to reach their God given potential. Follow Caring Friends Indeed on Facebook!

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Urban and Suburban Youth Encouraged by Booker T Washington

Caring Friends Inc. sponsors essay contests on how the life of ex slave and American educator Booker T Washington can inspire and encourage urban and suburban youth on the importance of good character. Don Raskin is a recently retired community leader with a few words about Booker T…take a listen on this short video. Don […]

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Character Matters: The Life of Booker T. Washington

Arguably one of the greatest American educators of all time, Booker T. was born a slave and overcame incredible hardships to gain an education that led to the founding of almost 4000 schools over time, including renown Tuskegee University Caring Friends, Inc. sponsors essay contests in middle school, high schools and Universities that focus on […]

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Equipping Houston Collegians: Grants, Non Profits, and Internships

A recent Caring Friends, Inc. initiative seeks to link talented collegians with a need for financial aid to a non profit whose mission benefits from collegiate volunteers and internships. In 2015-2016 Caring Friends is consulting with local Houston universities to identify gifted collegians who have strong motivations to work 10 hours a week in a […]

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