Engaging Our Community, Increasing Awareness of Valuable Services at Spring Fiesta Every month, among SBFDC’s on-site partners, we discuss how we can enhance our collective service to the community. Last fall, we launched a Saturday “Fiesta” outreach with an “Open House” format, after consulting with our partners and community. Building upon our Fall
We hope that you can join us on Wednesday, March 29th from 6-8pm at Kendra Scott City Centre. Kendra Scott will give 20% of all purchases to SBFDC during the Kendra Scott Gives Back Event. Our Executive Director, Ricardo Barnes, and staff will be present to greet you and share updates about new
In January, Spring Branch ISD launched a new program for 3-year-olds at their Panda Path PreK, on-site at SBFDC. The “Pre-3” Program is a natural fit to complement PreK (for 4s) and our Family U program. Family U provides hands-on early childhood development programming four days/week for parents and their children,
As you consider your year-end charitable giving, I invite you to invest in the Spring Branch Family Development Center. Each dollar given to SBFDC multiplies 30 times, enabling the community’s families to build a better future. This year, a former Panda Path PreK student began working at the Boys and Girls Club while she
Uno de los servicios más solicitados en el SBFDC son las clases de ingles patrocinados por el Harris County Department of Education. Aproveche y venga temprano a matricularse y asegurar asi su lugar el dia 3 de enero del 2017 en las respectivas horas de clase (de 9am a 12pm o de 6pm a 9pm).
Community Policing Partnership SBFDC & HPD Build a Safer Community, Locally – and Abroad! Strong bonds among residents and the police enable more effective crime prevention and response. In 2009, SBFDC and HPD collaborated to launch a community-policing model, “HIP” (Hispanic Interaction Program). Every 3rd Wednesday, in the morning and the evening,
Pictured: Linda Buchman (Spring Branch ISD), Ricardo Barnes (SBFDC Executive Director), Council Member Brenda Stardig (District A, City of Houston), Martin Mayo (SBFDC Board VP), Governor Greg Abbott, Jane Barnes (Memorial Hermann – PARC) The SBFDC was recognized with the “Community Leadership Award – Family Services” Governor’s Volunteer Award 2016 !
Fall Fiesta – A Hit! Last month, the SBFDC & its on-site partners hosted a “Fall Fiesta,” attracting 250 people. The event goal was to introduce more families to the SBFDC’s on-site services – new families are already utilizing more services! We are thankful for the Fall Fiesta volunteers from Chapelwood UMC, Memorial High
The health of our community’s children & families motivates us to host the Back-to-School Health Fair so that kids start the year with the immunizations & supplies that they need. We are grateful for our sponsors, volunteers, donors, & community members who put kids’ needs at the forefront on August 20, 2016. The