About Houston Junior Forum
Who We Serve
Community Service Program – Children, Youth, Women, and Senior Adults in the greater Houston area
HJF members volunteer their time at various service sites for some 16 or so non-profit organizations, serving children, youth, women, and senior adults in the greater Houston area. Volunteers provide a variety of services such as preparing and delivering meals, helping children learn to read, hosting events for seniors, helping women secure gainful employment, and distributing school supplies for underprivileged families.
Through this Community Service Program, HJF has given over 1 million hours of community service during its 73 year history to organizations such as Amazing Place, Christian Community Service Center (CCSC), Dress for Success, Gracewood, Harrison’s Heroes, HJF Resale Shop, Holly Hall Retirement Center, Houston Food Bank, Interfaith Ministries, Meals on Wheels, Kids’ Meals, Magnificat House, Making It Better, The Nehemiah Center, See to Succeed, Third Age Learning Center (TALC), and Undies for Everyone.
HJF College Scholarship Program
The HJF College Scholarship Program was formed in 1976 to provide financial support opportunities to the children who graduated from the HJF Community House Preschool. To date, HJF has funded 249 multi-year scholarships valued at $1,000,000+ to students who originally attended the HJF Community House Preschool. The HJF Community House Preschool served the Hispanic community for almost 60 years, from 1947 to 2009.
HJF Community Grants Program
Established in 2010, HJF’s Community Grants Program, provides grant funding to organizations that share a common philanthropic vision for assistance to the community. In excess of $450,000 has been granted to organizations that have applied for funding.
Included in the organizations receiving awards are: Amazing Place, Christian Community Service Center, Dress for Success, Holly Hall Retirement Center, Houston Food Bank, Interfaith Ministries, Making It Better, Magnificat House, The Nehemiah Center, TALC, Undies for Everyone, Angela House, Bel Inizio, Child Advocates, Children’s Museum, Da Camera, Emergency Aid Coalition, Gracewood, Heritage Society, Newspring, Second Servings, Spring Spirit, and Women’s Home.
We accept Grant Applications from charities providing services to women, children, youth and seniors residing in the greater Houston area. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application. The deadline for submission is March 14, 2020.
Resale Shop Info:
Store Phone: (713) 868-6970
Store Location: 1815 Rutland, Houston, TX 77008
Admin Phone: (713) 868-1850
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7941, Houston, TX 77270
Fax: (713) 868-1820