The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is currently accepting applications from charitable organizations interested in benefiting from an FBJSL event to be held in 2013 – 2014. Event Beneficiary applications must be received by the FBJSL Beneficiary Review Committee on or before January 4, 2013. The Event Beneficiary application and accompanying instructions can be found on FBJSL’s website, www.fbjsl.com. All applications must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have 501(c)(3) status and provide services within Fort Bend County. FBJSL selects beneficiaries that demonstrate a history of support within their own organizations, match the League’s vision for Fort Bend County and encompass one or more of the League’s position statements.
Since its inception in 2001, FBJSL has raised over $2.1 million for local charities across Fort Bend County through projects such as the Charity Ball, Sugar Plum Market, Children’s Book & Author, Glitter & Gloss, Pancakes & Pajamas, Charity Golf Tournament, and “Edible Heirlooms” and “Treasures from the Bend, Rich in History & Flavor” cookbook sales.
Event Beneficiaries for the 2011-2012 League year included: American Red Cross, Boys and Girls Club, Child Advocates of Fort Bend, Dewalt Heritage Center, East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, Fort Bend Rainbow Room, Fort Bend County Women’s Center, Fort Bend Family Health Center, Fort Bend Family Promise, Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity, Fort Bend Junior Service League’s Community Assistance Fund, Fort Bend Theater, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, Houston Museum of Natural Science-Sugar Land, Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, Texana Center and Lunches of Love.
FBJSL is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, to developing the potential of women and to improving the Fort Bend County community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Their purpose is exclusively educational and charitable as well as providing an atmosphere of friendliness, goodwill and camaraderie for all members. To learn more about FBJSL, please visit www.fbjsl.com.