Katy Christian Ministries

Milk 4 Many Program Continues During Summer Months

Brenda Martin, Milk 4 Many program coordinator - photo courtesy Brenda Martin

By George Slaughter Food donations made through the Milk 4 Many program continue to be both welcome and needed during the summer months. Milk 4 Many is a volunteer partnership program that works with six Katy schools—Cinco Ranch Junior High, Exley Elementary, Holland Elementary, Katy Elementary, Randolph Elementary, and Stephens Elementary. Martin said she and others are working to reach out to other Katy-area schools to encourage their participation. Katy Christian Ministries tracks the donations […]

Country Music Star Clint Black Makes Local Hurricane Relief Donation

Katy Christian Ministries Executive Director Deysi Crespo, Mayor Chuck Brawner, and Grant Officer Carolyn Chandler pose at City Hall ceremony announcing the awarding of $328,322 from country music star Clint Black for hurricane relief efforts – George Slaughter photo

By George Slaughter Country music star Clint Black, formerly of Katy, has made a $328,322 donation to Katy Christian Ministries as local rebuilding efforts continue after Hurricane Harvey. Black, along with music stars Don Henley and Lyle Lovett, all native Texans, staged a benefit concert last November in Fort Worth. Proceeds from that show, “Helping Texans: A Hurricane Harvey Benefit,” were split among the three musicians, each of whom would donate his share to the […]

Katy Color Run 5K Registration

Save the Date April 7, 2018 at Kingsland Baptist Church Katy Color Run 5K Chalk It Up For Charities Fundraiser $25 Early Bird Registration begins Friday, November 24th. $10 Kid’s Dash (ages 10 and under) Https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/Katy/KatyColorRun5K

Scare Away Hunger

On Friday, October 28th, as an early celebration, the Cinco Ranch High School Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America got together for their annual Halloween Katy Christian Ministries Can Drive. While Halloween commonly holds the American tradition of people of all ages receiving candy and joy from others, the Cinco Ranch Chapter of FBLA decided to take a refreshing reverse and give to others rather than receive. Members went above and beyond spending a […]

Community Giving From Walmart Neighborhood Market

Taylor Band booster president Jack Travis and Band Director Michael Ary were presented a check for $2,500.00 from Walmart Neighborhood Market Store Manager John Weatherly at the grand opening of the store. Photo by Debi Beauregard.

The grand-opening of the Walmart Neighborhood Market located at 20903 Highland Knolls Drive included presentations of $8,000 in grants from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation to local community groups including Friends of the Maud Marks Library, Katy Community Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, James E. Taylor High School Band Boosters, Katy Christian Ministries. The new store will also continue a commitment by Walmart and the Walmart Foundation to fight hunger in Katy and across the U.S. Walmart […]