Comcast NBCU Awards $250K to Non-Profits in Hurricane-Impacted Houston

 

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Comcast NBCU Awards $250K to Non-Profits in Hurricane-Impacted Houston
  • Pro Social Initiatives
November 30, 2017

This #GivingTuesday, Comcast NBCUniversal awarded $250,000 to 25 Houston-area nonprofit organizations, supporting local relief efforts. These funds will help provide immediate resources and will aid in long-term rebuilding efforts.

Comcast NBCUniversal has a long history of supporting communities in their time of need. As southeast Texas continues to recover from the impact of Hurricane Harvey, Comcast NBCUniversal is working with communities to support recovery and rebuilding efforts in Houston where families live and work. Areas impacted by the catastrophic storm are being supported by the incredible work of non-profit organizations being funded that provide critical services to thousands of people still in recovery.

The following organizations received $10,000 each from Comcast NBCUniversal:

  • Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans
  • BakerRipley
  • Bee Busy Wellness Center
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Houston
  • Boat People SOS
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston
  • Bread of Life
  • Career and Recovery Services
  • Catholic Charities
  • Change Happens
  • Communities In Schools Houston
  • Fifth Ward Enrichment Program
  • Houston Area Urban League
  • Houston Food Bank
  • Houston Habitat for Humanity
  • Interfaith Ministries of Houston
  • Legacy Community Health
  • The Montrose Center
  • PTSD Foundation
  • SER – Jobs for Progress
  • Star of Hope
  • The Mexican Institute of Greater Houston
  • The United Way of Greater Houston
  • YMCA of Greater Houston
  • YWCA Houston

This year’s commitment is another step in Comcast NBCUniversal’s pledge to providing a combination of financial and additional resources to assist with the relief efforts in Houston. The company initially donated over one million dollars that was shared between Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund and the American Red Cross.

 

Mayor Sylvester Turner with the Comcast NBCUniversal Houston team

 

 

Bee Busy Wellness Center with the Comcast NBCUniversal Houston team

 

Highlighting the Hurricane Harvey Houston Relief Efforts

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