Edaren Foundation Celebrates Creation of Art at The Arc of Greater Beaumont

Beaumont, Texas – At the 1st annual ‘Art at the Arc’ gallery show, members of the Edaren Foundation Board and supporters of the Greater Arc of Beaumont got to enjoy incredible creations of art by the beneficiaries of Arc. Those beneficiaries are adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or IDD, since 2005 when the local Beaumont chapter was established by 5 concerned parents. Part of The Arc of Texas and The Arc of the United...

Edaren Foundation and CapitalOne Bank Partner with Beaumont Community Players for Strategic Grant

Beaumont, Texas – Beaumont Community Players (BCP) has been in existence for more than three-quarters of a century, entertaining audiences with professional quality Broadway plays and musicals that range from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Neil Simon.  Established in 1925 as the “Little Theatre,” the local volunteer thespians have expanded from a small troupe performing at the City of Beaumont’s Fair Park to a myriad of Southeast Texas talents continuing this same tradition and engaging in...

Edaren Foundation partners with National Parks Conservation Association to Celebrate Texas’ National Parks

Dallas, Texas – Writer and historian Wallace Stegner called national parks “the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst.” In 2016, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100th anniversary. While the national spotlight will most likely focus on Yosemite and the Grand Canyon, the Texas Regional Office of the National Parks Conservation Association, or NPCA, is launching a Texas Campaign to ensure...

Edaren Foundation funds grant to help Nutrition & Services for Seniors build community garden

Beaumont, Texas – In 2014, Nutrition & Services for Seniors (NSS) provided 322,235 home delivered meals to seniors and disabled adults in Jefferson and Hardin counties, located in Southeast Texas. In addition, they served over 96,000 meals to senior in 18 dining centers located across the community. Feeding the elderly and homebound people in their community is just one of the valuable services NSS performs for its neighbors. Early in 2015, Edaren Foundation provided seed...

Edaren Foundation funds education support for Boys & Girls Country in northwest Houston.

Hockley, Texas – For over 40 years, Boys and Girls Country has changed the lives of children from families in crisis by loving and nurturing them in a Christian home environment, raising them to become self-sustaining and contributing adults. Located in Hockley, Texas, northwest of Houston, Boys and Girls Country was founded in 1971 with the donation of a small plot of land and a $25 check as a charitable home for at-risk boys. A...