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Category: About CCSC
March 9, 2018
How We Invested Your Harvey Donation
How We Invested Your Harvey Donation Bands of heavy rain started to hit Houston on Saturday, August 26, 2017. We saw the physical devastation and witnessed shattered lives in subsequent weeks...
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Category: CCSC Stories
March 7, 2018
This boy needed a blanket
Last night, CCSC had its Council of Church Representatives meeting, and Volunteer Coordinator Erin Donohue provided information on some creative projects a group of people could do to benefit our...
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Category: Supporter Highlights
February 15, 2018
I wasn't supposed to answer this phone call
The caller mistakenly hit the wrong numbers when she was in the voice mail system, so she ended up ringing my desk. She was a former client - we helped...
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Category: About CCSC
January 16, 2018
Back to School
Since 1986, CCSC has offered its Back to School program to meet the basic needs of school-aged children. Students who participate in this program lack basic school supplies and clothing/uniforms...
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Category: About CCSC
January 15, 2018
CCSC: More Than A Food Pantry
During the past year, we’ve learned that many people have only a partial understanding of our organization,
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Category: CCSC Stories
January 12, 2018
We learn from those we serve
She works one full-time job and two part-time jobs to provide for herself and put her daughter through medical school. Three jobs. Then the bottom fell out. She was laid...
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Category: CCSC Stories
January 6, 2018
In the days before Christmas
We helped a family fleeing a violent situation by paying their rent, providing Christmas toys for the three children, and connecting the mother to additional resources. They were not only...
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Category: Supporter Highlights
October 20, 2017
What makes a church special?
A couple of Sundays ago, Program Director Karen Holloman gave a "moment for mission" at Bering Drive Church of Christ, promoting a volunteer workday at CCSC. It was her first...
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Category: Supporter Highlights
September 1, 2017
And then there was this gift
Right before we opened one of the food pantries - a day or so after Harvey moved east - the first client walked in. Except he wasn't a current client,...
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Category: CCSC Stories
August 25, 2017
From client to employer - success!
“Alma” was referred to CCSC's *Martha’s Way program by her mother, who was a graduate and believed the program would be beneficial for her daughter.  Alma attended college at the...
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Category: CCSC Stories
June 8, 2017
What happens if your refrigerator dies?
More importantly, what happens if you have a chronic medical condition that requires daily medication that must be refrigerated? The important detail to note is that if you pay to...
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Category: About CCSC
May 5, 2017
This was a near-miss
A few years ago, our staff became aware that a bee colony had made its home near the roofline of our administrative office. It seemed like a small hive, but...
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