Community Partners


Italian Cultural & Community Center

Italian Cultural and Community Center (www.iccchouston.com)

College scholarships program, which encourage young people from diverse ethnic backgrounds to continue studies of their choice; Italian Language School which is open to adults and children; the lecture series, music series, Italian movie series and other learning events offered to promote the Italian culture to the Houston Community.

MD Anderson

MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Art Project (www.childrensart.org)

For more than 35 years, the Children’s Art Project at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has made life better for children with cancer. Through worldwide sales of young cancer patients’ original artwork featured on seasonal note cards and gift items, the project has returned more than $26 million to programs that benefit cancer patients and their families.


University of St. Thomas Houston

University of St. Thomas Scholarship Fund (www.stthom.edu)

Founded in 1947 by the Basilian Fathers, the University of St. Thomas offers a Catholic liberal arts education for a lifetime of opportunities and challenges. Students can choose from 32 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs. The University’s proximity to downtown and the Texas Medical Center enhances opportunities for internship and networking experiences. Liberal arts degrees provide invaluable training to a wide range of careers including business, teaching, health, communication, law, the arts and many others. Learn more at ShineATust.com.

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Monarch School (www.monarchschool.org)

The Monarch School is dedicated to providing an innovative, therapeutic education for individuals with neurological differences. Monarch offers a learner-centered approach that helps students progress in Four Core Goal areas critical for development. The Monarch School is shaping lives from the inside out™.

Brookwood Community (www.brookwoodcommunity.org)

The Brookwood Community is a God-centered educational, residential, and entrepreneurial community for adults with functional disabilities located in Brookshire, Texas, just west of Houston. Mission-spirited teachers work with the Brookwood citizens to provide a careful balance between independence and assistance. Brookwood demonstrates that with God’s help, all people have a contribution to make to society if given the opportunity.