A team of 50 men and women are taking part in a 12 mile obstacle course called Tough Mudder. Why? To raise funds and awareness for Amaanah's unique program called the Awesome Academy. The Awesome Academy is a school-based academic and social support program for resettled refugee students. Amaanah's instructors work along side teachers inside the classrooms to provide students with the extra support they need. The program is currently serving over 600 students across 15 schools in Houston and Austin.
While Amaanah's focus is on long-term services, we host Rock the Block every year to connect community members to our new neighbors. 300 volunteers. 700 families.1400 bags. Thank you to everyone that made Rock the Block 2017 a huge success. We look forward to seeing you at Rock the Block 2018!
In partnership with a wonderful group of ladies, we completed another Home Transformation last weekend. Would your group like to volunteer for a Home Transformation? It's simple. All you have to do is get a group of 15-20 volunteers together, raise $3,500, and put in a day's work. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details!
Transformed is our long-term support program for single-mothers that arrived through the refugee resettlement process. A very deserving single-mother in our Transformed program received a car today. Thank you to the generous donor that made this possible! We are always looking for vehicle donations. Please feel free to contact us at email@example.com if you would like to donate a vehicle.
We hosted the inaugural Rays of Change in Austin, TX this summer! We could not have asked for a warmer welcome from the Mayor and Austin's many diverse communities. Thank you to all guests and supporters! Your generosity has enabled us to grow our services in a very short period of time. We look forward to seeing you all at Rays of Change 2018 - Austin.