2016
Grant Recipient:

Casa Marianella

Project:

Posada Esperanza Family Shelter


Casa Marianella’s Posada Esperanza family shelter serves homeless immigrant women and children escaping violence in a cluster of renovated houses in a residential neighborhood in East Austin. The recent purchase of a fourth shelter house allows Casa Marianella to serve 100 people a year with housing and full...

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2016
Grant Recipient:

Casa Marianella

Project:

Posada Esperanza Family Shelter


Casa Marianella’s Posada Esperanza family shelter serves homeless immigrant women and children escaping violence in a cluster of renovated houses in a residential neighborhood in East Austin. The recent purchase of a fourth shelter house allows Casa Marianella to serve 100 people a year with housing and full supportive services.

The $7,000 grant from Girls Giving Grants will fund one additional national service program case manager as well as providing $500 toward direct client needs. The g3 grant will help Casa Marianella continue providing comprehensive case management to help families transition from crisis to independence. Families come from Africa, Asia, Central America and other parts of the world.


2015
Grant Recipient:

Austin Diaper Bank

Project:

Diaper Donation Expansion Project


Austin Diaper Bank is an organization dedicated to providing diapers to Austin families in need to strengthen the community as a whole. Austinites young and old need a clean, reliable supply of diapers for healthy and comfortable quality of life. Austin Diaper Bank will use the g3 grant to...

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2015
Grant Recipient:

Austin Diaper Bank

Project:

Diaper Donation Expansion Project


Austin Diaper Bank is an organization dedicated to providing diapers to Austin families in need to strengthen the community as a whole. Austinites young and old need a clean, reliable supply of diapers for healthy and comfortable quality of life. Austin Diaper Bank will use the g3 grant to invest in diaper need awareness and community support that can lead to generations of diaper provisions for our children at a very effective cost. The outcome of this project is to raise 250,000 diapers or 33,000 days worth of diaper changes, a game changer for our community.


2014
Grant Recipient:

Helping Hand Home for Children

Project:

Kids Closet


Helping Hand Home for Children has provided a place to heal for abused, neglected, and abandoned children. The g3 grant supports the Kids Closet program, which provides new and seasonally appropriate clothes to 70 children each year.

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2014
Grant Recipient:

Helping Hand Home for Children

Project:

Kids Closet


Helping Hand Home for Children has provided a place to heal for abused, neglected, and abandoned children. The g3 grant supports the Kids Closet program, which provides new and seasonally appropriate clothes to 70 children each year.


2013
Grant Recipient:

Easter Seals Central Texas

Project:

Sliding Fee Scale Program


The Easter Seals Sliding Fee Scale Program is for uninsured and underinsured children with disabilities.  The g3 grant supports this program, which promotes access to rehabilitation therapies (speech, occupational, physical) and audiology services in the Austin area.  They are the only Austin provider of a sliding fee...

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2013
Grant Recipient:

Easter Seals Central Texas

Project:

Sliding Fee Scale Program


The Easter Seals Sliding Fee Scale Program is for uninsured and underinsured children with disabilities.  The g3 grant supports this program, which promotes access to rehabilitation therapies (speech, occupational, physical) and audiology services in the Austin area.  They are the only Austin provider of a sliding fee scale for these services for children. Without it, many children with disabilities would go without these critical services.


2012
Grant Recipient:

The Christi Center

Project:

Kids Who Kare


The Christi Center's Kids Who Kare program is an age-appropriate support group that allows children ages 5 through 18 to move past the isolation felt after a loss by connecting with other kids who are experiencing similar struggles.  The g3 grant supports Kids Who Kare retreats outside of normal...

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2012
Grant Recipient:

The Christi Center

Project:

Kids Who Kare


The Christi Center's Kids Who Kare program is an age-appropriate support group that allows children ages 5 through 18 to move past the isolation felt after a loss by connecting with other kids who are experiencing similar struggles.  The g3 grant supports Kids Who Kare retreats outside of normal support group meetings to facilitate team-building, socialization and an increase in communication between children and their families.