Texas Covid Relief Fund

Helping Texas communities recover in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic takes all of us coming together to support our fellow neighbors.

Equal Heart

About the Program

Equal Heart will have 274 AmeriCorps members who will provide a multitude of services; including job readiness services, student engagement, environmental treatment, hunger reduction, connections to service opportunities, and other services that meet local needs in rural, distressed and other under-resourced communities across Texas. As a rural multi-focus intermediary, Equal Heart members will provide job readiness services to 400 low-income adults; academic engagement activities to 600 at-risk K-12 students in multipurpose Out-of-School Time programs, year round food pantry support to families and meals to children in after-school and summer programs, treatment to at least 200 acres of public lands, and support the recruitment of 200 veterans to volunteer on community service projects to address local community needs while reconnecting the veterans to their communities and reducing their isolation.

Focus Area:
Economic Opportunity; Education; Environmental Stewardship; Healthy Futures; Veterans and Military Families
Service Area:
Dallas, Arlington, Port Arthur, Abilene, Austin, Waco, Lubbock, San Antonio, San Juan, McAllen, Houston, Balch Springs, Duncan ville, Bedford, Corpus Christi
Federal Award:
N/A
Public/Private Match:
N/A
Number of Members
274
Program Contact:
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