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Shell is proud to announce the 10 recipients of the 2021 Deer Park Community Grants Program. These organizations were selected for a combined total of $35,000 in project funding.

The Community Grants Program was founded in in 2019 to celebrate Shell’s 90th anniversary in Deer Park. Despite COVID-19 limitations, the program was continued in 2020, when 13 organizations were awarded a total of $30,000. Successful applications are determined by a panel of community members, with applicants selected for the greatest impact on the community.

“These community grants are special designations for our community chosen by our community,” said Jessica Blackmore, External Relations Manager at Shell Deer Park. “It’s a pleasure to recognize these great organizations and the important work they’re doing in our communities. Shell Deer Park is proud to be able to partner with them and help ensure their missions are accomplished.”

The 2021 Community Grants recipients are:

  • The Summit, Pasadena ISD – to purchase student tablets for the classroom so they can create their own science lab right at their fingertips
  • Whoofstock Pet Adoption Event, City of Deer Park – to host more pet adoption events in the Deer Park/Pasadena communities with the goal of reaching 400 adoptions during our grant period
  • Clothed By Faith – to provide nearly 600 Deer Park and Pasadena children with back-to-school clothing and shoes
  • Jane Around The World – to distribute homeless assistance packages, which include essential items such as deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush, socks, band-aids, cleansing wipes, chap stick and soap.
  • Fair Dinkum Coffee Co. – Provide college scholarships to high school seniors
  • The Bridge Over Troubled Water – to help them continue services for victims of domestic and sexual abuse and reach their goal of helping 500 adults and children receive safety from violence
  • Project Joy and Hope – for children living in medically fragile households to receive help in learning how to navigate and cope with the challenges they experience
  • A New Dawn Animal Rescue – for costs to vet animals, providing for spay and neuters, heartworm tests and treatments, and other medical care
  • Today’s Harbor for Children – for restoration of cottage damaged in winter storm

This year, a Special Recognition Grant was also awarded to the City of Deer Park Police Department for trauma response bags in 29 patrol units.

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