2019 Spindletop Toy Drive Spreads Holiday Cheer to At-Risk Kids

The Spindletop Toy Drive brings joy to children each year during the holiday season. As guests arrive at the Spindletop Holiday Ball, they are greeted by “thank you’s” from the 6th grade YES Prep elves as their gifts are collected. From age-appropriate books to toys to clothing, the generosity of our Holiday Ball guests spreads […]

Emerging Leaders Host Inaugural Spindletop Unity in Community

A Day of Volunteering and Fellowship Generously Underwritten by National Oilwell Varco In November of 2019, the Spindletop Emerging Leader Steering Committee hosted its inaugural flagship event, Spindletop Unity in Community, a day of volunteering and fellowship. Nearly 100 volunteers from across the oil and gas industry dispersed among five different charities serving at-risk youth […]

Spindletop Hosts the Inaugural STEM Saturday with YDC in 2019

Inaugural STEM Saturday at Youth Development Center Youth Development Center (YDC) is an afterschool program that offers exemplary academic development to struggling students in grades 1 through 6. While nurturing the whole child, the program focuses on developing literacy and math skills to help students from economically disadvantaged households become successful in school. In April […]

Spindletop Army Volunteers with YMCA in 2019

YMCA of Greater Houston With 25 centers across the Greater Houston area, the YMCA of Greater Houston is committed to building stronger communities for youth development. Values and skills learned early are vital building blocks for life. Because of the YMCA, more young people are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life […]

Spindletop Volunteers Judge Drone Racing Competition with Workshop Houston

All-Earth Ecobot Challenge Workshop Houston provides creative, technical and educational resources to at-risk youth. Their vision is to lay the groundwork for a just society by creating a community that provides children and teens with support, expanded opportunities and alternative definitions of success. In May 2019, Workshop partnered with the Harris County Department of Education […]

Spindletop Helps with Back to School Efforts at the CCSC

Christian Community Service Center (CCSC) serves the poor, hungry, disabled and otherwise needy while respecting their religious, ethnic, or cultural differences. Since 1986, CCSC has prepared under-resourced students through its Back to School program. This year, more than 6,500 children (Pre K— 12th grade) received grade appropriate school supplies and vouchers for uniforms and shoes. […]

Spindletop Volunteers Host a Play Day & Story Telling at Casa de Esperanza

The goal of Casa de Esperanza is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect – one family at a time. Casa de Esperanza provides hope and healing for children and their families in the Greater Houston area whose lives have been disrupted by abuse, neglect, homelessness, poverty, substance abuse, parental incarceration and/or HIV-infection. […]

Spindletop Army Volunteers with the Citizens of Brookwood Community, 2019

2019 Volunteering at Brookwood Community The Brookwood Community is a residential facility and vocational program for adults with disabilities. Located in Brookshire, TX, Brookwood provides an educational environment that creates meaningful work, builds a sense of belonging and awakens genuine purpose in the lives of its citizens. In 2008, the Spindletop Greenhouse was built. The […]

Spindletop Emerging Leaders Volunteer!

Spindletop Emerging Leaders are looking forward to a Fall Season filled with volunteer opportunities to support at-risk youth. Pictured is NOV’s Billy Arnold and Youth Development Center students learning about France! YDC has a summer enrichment program so that students retain learning skills and have a safe place to spend their summer time! www.ydc.org