Our Programs

Back to School Mission


Back to School Mission provides back packs and all the school supplies on the list for the grade the child is in. These supplies are taken to the school and are in the students room the day school starts. 

In 2018, we supplied backpacks and school supplies to 441 students.


The Medical Assistance Program is funded by Hunt Memorial Hospital District. Most any medical expense, within reason, not paid by Medicaid can by paid for by this program providing the family meets our requirements. This includes gasoline to get a child to a medical facility.

Reading Roundup


 Reading Roundup is a program to provide elementary students with a book to keep. The student chooses a book, a volunteer will read to them and the student gets to take the book home. 

Students enjoyed viewing a Quinlan ISD police cruiser while visiting with an officer and receiving a Junior Office Police badge.

Cookies and juice were served as a snack.

Lighting a Path to a New Quest


   So navigating the world of foster care can be a tough road.  In order to help both the child and the foster parent in that first night, we’re partnering with community members to provide them with a first night bag upon removal by CPS.                   

Bag Contents:       

  • pajamas      
  • one set of clothes (underwear/socks/shirt/pants)      
  • toothbrush/paste      
  • comb/brush      
  • comfort item such as a stuffed animal/blanket/toy.    


 Clothe the Kids is a program designed to help QISD families in need with school clothing for their children. Students are nominated by their teachers, approved by the counselors and then the applications are sent to us. We contact the family and make arrangements to take the family shopping. 


Emergency Response Program is partially funded by United Way of Hunt County and it covers most any expense that falls through the cracks of our other programs.

What we do for these children is fundamental. If they have the school supplies and clothing they need, they will do better in school and are more apt to finish high school.

Our Mission

To help meet the needs of underprivileged children.
Our Goals

  1. To focus and coordinate our time, energies and talents in the best way possible toward raising social consciousness and awareness of the needs of children in the area.
  2. To promote mutual understanding and tolerance within local communities by increasing awareness of multiple cultures and various co-existing backgrounds.
  3. To sponsor or co-sponsor events or work in collaboration with other organizations that share our vision of community responsibility.
  4. To volunteer our time and resources to accomplishing and maintaining our goals.
  5. To raise funds to provide our organization with the means necessary to accomplish the aforementioned goals.

Our Current Needs


We are collecting items for First Night Bags. We need baby items:





baby blankets

Items can be dropped off at the Food Pantry in Quinlan,

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