The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
To bridge the gaps in community-based services for those who are marginalized, overlooked and under-served in Greater Houston and surrounding areas.
Since its inception, LPCDC administration has worked diligently to build and strengthen the organization’s coordination and partnerships with other local organizations and agencies. The organization has become known for providing specialized assistance with minority/disadvantaged individuals , students, youth and families over the past 15 years, specifically in workforce training and development in health care careers with underrepresented groups in the communities served by the project. The vision for Launch Point is to reverse cycles of community deprivation, incarceration, impoverishment, and illiteracy by providing supportive resources, training, services and opportunities to the Harris County area youth, families, and communities.