Katy Christian Ministries

Katy Christian Ministries to Hold Food Drive This Weekend

By George Slaughter Many Katy-area families find themselves struggling to put food on the table during the coronavirus pandemic. This weekend, Katy Christian Ministries is staging a food drive to help meet that need. The food drive will be staged Saturday and Sunday at two Harris County Emergency Service District 48 stations: Station 4, at 22855 Franz Rd., and Station 5, at 21201 Morton Rd. Suggested food items include canned chili, canned fruit, canned pasta […]

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 […]