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Freeport LNG United Way Campaign

Freeport LNG is invested in giving back to the Brazosport community. By supporting the United Way of Brazoria County, Freeport LNG is helping Brazosport Cares Food Pantry revolutionize the fight against hunger.

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Local nonprofits unite to help furloughed workers

While the federal government might be sputtering along during the partial shutdown, local nonprofits and companies are looking to give affected workers a much-needed boost. Area nonprofit organizations in Brazoria County are banding together to help federal workers in the area who are still on the job but not being paid during the partial government shutdown.

Food pantry starts classes focused on chronic conditions

FREEPORT - Brazosport Cares wants to offer people more than emergency food. It wants to feed their knowledge and teach them how to live healthier lives. The organization is starting a series of classes that will help residents manage chronic conditions through healthy habits and education on healthier lifestyles.

Stamp Out Hunger with mailbox donations

No one should face the day hungry, and Brazoria County residents can help prevent that from happening by participating in the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday. This is the largest food drive in the nation, Brazosport Cares Development Associate Nicole Larson said.

Empty bowl two-day event to benefit local food pantries

LAKE JACKSON - Community members will twirl, twist and jump to quick, upbeat music as part of a two-day fundraising event benefitting local food pantries. Zumbathon and Empty Bowls, both annual fundraising events, take place on consecutive days and raise money together for Brazosport Cares and the Food Basket.

Empty Bowls event promotes importance of food pantries

LAKE JACKSON The collection of multicolored, h andcrafted bowls filling the table, some tiny, others wide and large, served both a functional and symbolic purpose at an annual fundraiser for southern Brazoria County food pantries.

Getting Organized: Health 'networking' could bring better care to county

Just as a person's single hea lth problem can have several root causes, the same often is true for those trying to deal with the underlying reasons for a patient's ailment. Poverty, a physical disability or severe mental disorder - or a combination of all three - often inhibits a patient's treatment, local nonprofits were told during an informational session last week.

Companies unite to help out with Souper Bowl

LAKE JACKSON - H-E-B and the Brazosport Cares Food Pantry are hoping residents checking out in the line at the grocery store will ring up a few more dollars for the Souper Bowl of Caring program. The Lake Jackson H-E-B is hosting the Souper Bowl of Caring this month through Super Bowl Sunday.

First 'Hunger Crawl' to benefit Brazosport Cares

LAKE JACKSON - Downtown Lake Jackson restaurants are gearing up for the inaugural Hunger Crawl benefit for Brazosport Cares Food Pantry. The event is the first of its kind in the city, organizers said, but those involved hope it becomes a tradition while raising awareness about a significant problem in Brazoria County.

Women Building Community announce grant recipients at Garden Party

LAKE JACKSON - The Women Building Community's annual garden party wasn't about growing plants, instead fostering relationships with five organizations through a heaping $17,000 worth of grants. Women Building Community, now in its 16th year, works to support organizations that provide help to women and children.