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Permian Basin Gives is a one-day event encouraging area residents to create meaningful impact through the nonprofits that serve our communities.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

60/100
$ 1,315,200 2,630 $ 2,249,750
Donated Donors Goal
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Permian Basin Nonprofits

Jesus House Women and Children's Center

Human Services
The JHWCC is a faith-based home that provides food, essential needs and shelter for homeless mothers and their children. This is an intense 12-month self-sufficiency training program. The money raised will provide the help and tools needed for higher education and training needed to become self-sufficient. The program recipients receive a safe and secure nurturing home environment, compassionate support, higher education and character discipleship. The JHWCC program fills an untapped gap greatly needed in our community for homeless moms and their children because of low income, abandonment, eviction, toxic environment or other unfavorable situations. Our Mission is to develop and equip residents to become self-sufficient individuals."

Marfa Live Arts

Arts, Culture & Humanities
Marfa Live Arts engages and maintains a consistent presence in the lives of both youth and adults by providing free arts education & arts programming to our diverse rural community. We are the only organization who offers theatre arts opportunities in our area. Marfa Live Arts creates original arts education programs (playwriting, choir, theater, dance) and teaches these courses within Marfa Independent School District at no cost to the school. The underfunded school budget does not provide TEKS aligned enrichment classes such as ours which are unanimously endorsed and supported by school administration and teachers. Without Marfa Live Arts’ free in-school programs there would be an educational void in our community. Youth would not have the opportunity to gain essential skills learned through the exposure to theater arts. Skills, we have seen successfully demonstrated, such as finding/expressing their inner voice, developing critical thought and building self-confidence.

Midland College Foundation

Education & Research
The mission of the Midland College Foundation, created in 1973, is to: -Advance education through financial support of Midland College, including all of its departments, by the improvement of its research, teaching, scholarship and facilities. -Receive, hold, manage and control property, whether real, personal or mixed, acquired by the Corporation by donation, gift, grant, devise, bequest, purchase or other means. -Transfer or use all or any part of the corpus or income for the benefit of Midland College in accordance with the general or specific purposes stipulated by the donors, grantors, or testators, or, in the absence of such stipulations, for such uses as may be determined by the Board of Directors. -Promptly distribute all net income in excess of operating requirements to promote the educational advancement of Midland College.
Permian Basin Gives is a collaborative effort made possible by the Abell-Hanger Foundation.