Spindletop Calls on Non-Profits in Need of Funding
as it Adopts New Inclusive & Forward-Thinking Branding
Non-profit powered by Energy industry professionals now Spindletop Community Impact Partners
Houston, TX FEBRUARY 28, 2022 – Spindletop Community Impact Partners, formerly Spindletop Charities, a non-profit fueled by Houston’s leading Energy industry professionals to better the lives of Houston’s at-risk youth, is proud to announce their new brand, pillars of giving and forward-thinking & inclusive mission and impact statement. In conjunction with this announcement, Spindletop’s Board led by Houston’s top Energy industry professionals is calling on non-profits who fall within their pillars of giving to apply for funding.
Spindletop’s unique mission supports non-profit’s enhancing the lives of at-risk youth in the community through the sole support of Houston’s oil & gas and renewable industry professionals and organizations.
Spindletop’s new pillars of giving aim to connect at-risk youth to resources that educate, empower, protect and nurture them throughout their life’s journey and illustrate the positive change Houston’s energy industry wants to see in children’s lives. These pillars of giving criteria work to:
- Educate: Bolster foundational education resources to prepare children for all levels of schooling
- Empower: Inspire youth to become confident, self-aware individuals using life skills that strengthen social and emotional development
- Protect: Advocate for children’s safety and security within our community
- Nurture: Rise above disability and illness enabling individuals to live healthy, capable lives
“At Spindletop, we are committed to helping Houston’s at-risk youth find paths to brighter, happier and healthier futures. This would not be possible without the extraordinary work that our non-profit community partners carry out each day to help these very special children thrive. As we work diligently to expand our impact on the Greater Houston community, we urge non-profits in the area to reach out and share the mission of your work for us to, in turn, explore synergies together!”
As an opportunity to celebrate Spindletop’s Community Impact Partners new pillars of giving, they will host their first volunteer event of the year with a new grant recipient, Urban Harvest. Volunteers are invited to the event held at Gregory-Lincoln Education Center (1101 Taft Street, Houston, TX 77019) on Saturday, March 5th from 9 am – Noon to help prepare the school’s spring garden including weeding, planting tomatoes, and orchard restoration. The Cultivated Classroom culinary arts and gardening program at Gregory-Lincoln Education Center educates nearly 700 students from Pre-Kindergarten and Elementary through Middle School on gardening, sustainability and nutrition. Of those 700 students, 95% are economically disadvantaged and qualify for free and reduced lunch. This event will allow volunteers to educate, empower, protect, and nurture the children of Gregory-Lincoln, all criteria within Spindletop’s new impact statement. Individuals are invited to register to volunteer by emailing email@example.com
“As we come together to support at-risk youth in Houston, we wanted our mission and giving criteria to more accurately reflect the needs of the communities we support. Spindletop has deep roots in Houston and with the energy industry. Our hope is that with these roots, we have the right foundation to lean in to a diverse, equitable, and cleaner future for our communities and the youth we support.” said Starlee Sykes, Senior Vice President, Gulf of Mexico & Canada – bp and Chairman, Spindletop Board of Directors
Spindletop currently supports more than 35 charities in the Houston area and is looking to expand their reach and impact through philanthropy and volunteerism. For non-profits that wish to apply for a gift or support from Spindletop Community Impact Partners, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spindletop Community Impact Partners
Spindletop Community Impact Partners, a 501(c)3 enhances the lives of at-risk youth through funding and volunteering from the energy industry, while promoting fellowship and networking among its participants. Since its inception nearly $25 million has been raised to assist programs that support child abuse prevention; pediatric medical research; human tracking prevention and recovery; substance abuse prevention and rehabilitation; education and scholarships, including after-school programs; residential centers and foster care; family health and well-being and much more.