Walmart Foundation’s State of Giving

Walmart Foundation’s State of Giving

Thank you to Walmart Foundation’s State of Giving Program CACOST would like to thank Walmart Foundation’s State of Giving grant for awarding $30,000 to its Meals on Wheels Program to purchase a vehicle. CACOST’s Meals on Wheels Program delivers nourishing meals to elderly and disabled seniors in Bee, Brooks, Jim Wells & San Patricio Counties. The van purchased with the Walmart Foundation grant delivers meals in Bee and San Patricio Counties. It has delivered a total of 16,570 meals to 150 participants since its purchase, and it is...

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CSBG: Notice of Public Hearing

CSBG: Notice of Public Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing: Community Service Block Grant The Community Action Corporation of South Texas will be conducting public Hearings on the 2018 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Performance Statement and Budget. The CSBG Performance Statement and Budget pertains to the counties of Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg and San Patricio. Public Hearing information will be consistent at each of the following locations:   Alice, Texas Alice High Rise 600 E. Front Alice, TX. 78332 September 25, 2017 11:00 AM Beeville,...

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Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

Due to Hurricane Harvey’s impact in South Texas, Head Start sites in the following cities will begin classes as follows: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Alice (except for Noonan building), Kingsville, Falfurrias, Premont, San Diego, Hebbronville, and Freer Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Orange Grove, Mathis. Noonan building in Alice will begin classes on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. The following affected areas that were hit directly by Hurricane Harvey will start classes on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 or until further notice is provided. Rockport,...

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A big thank you to Superior HealthPlan!

A big thank you to Superior HealthPlan!

CACOST thanks you, Superior HealthPlan! With assistance from Superior HealthPlan, CACOST purchased a vehicle for its Meals on Wheels program. CACOST’s Meals on Wheels program delivers nourishing meals to elderly and/or disabled seniors in the counties of Bee, Brooks, Jim Wells & San Patricio. Thanks to Superior HealthPlan, this vehicle will deliver an estimated 5,100+ meals per year to 22 homebound seniors in Beeville, TX. Below is a picture of the check presentation at CACOST’s administrative office in Alice, TX.  Below is a...

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CACOST receives federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program grant

CACOST receives federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program grant

                    On July 1st, CACOST’s Community Services and Development staff (pictured above) was awarded a 5-year grant to continue their efforts to promote positive youth development and reduce the rates of teen pregnancy and STIs. The project, South Texas Teen Leadership & Develop (STTLD), will utilize evidence-based curricula to positively impact roughly 3,000 youth in the counties of Brooks, Duval, Jim Hogg & Jim Wells. STTLD is a $3,749,995...

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Homebound Senior Meals

Homebound Senior Meals

Home delivered meals to hungry, homebound seniors, age 60 and older, through Meals on Wheels program. CACOST joins the national movement to end senior hunger by serving our communities in South Texas. Learn more about our Meals on Wheels program for seniors.         Walmart’s State Giving Grant Thanks to Walmart’s State Giving Program, CACOST’s Senior Meals Program was able to serve over 8,000 additional meals to home bound seniors throughout our service area.  CACOST received $50,000 from Walmart to help reduce senior...

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