Communities In Schools – Bay Area is a wise steward of resources. We limit administrative overhead costs to ensure that over 80% of our total dollars goes to providing direct service to at-risk youth. If you or your company are interested in becoming a Community Partner click the Donate button below.
Your donation can be a one time amount or you can make your support a monthly contribution.
You can also make a donation by mailing a check to:
Communities In Schools – Bay Area, P.O. Box 580096, Houston, Texas 77258
By providing financial support you will be impacting the lives of thousands of youth and families in our community. Your gift will allow caring staff and volunteers to provide critical assistance with basic needs such as food, clothing and medical care, provide tutoring and mentoring opportunities for students in need of academic assistance and self-esteem building and encourage young people to see a world of opportunity by staying in school.
Communities In Schools-Bay Area, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your contribution is tax deductible within the limits of the law. (CIS – Bay Area has a no refund policy).
Help support Communities In Schools – Bay Area. We Welcome Your Time, Your Talents and Your Generosity!
Thank you for supporting the youth in our community!
In-kind donations such as holiday gifts, school supplies, academic incentives (e.g. gift certificates & music CDs), food, clothing and books also provide important resources for CIS students.
Clear or mesh backpacks
3x5 index cards
Pocket folders with and without brads
Wide ruled notebook paper
Zipper pencil pouch
1” binders with pockets
3x5 index cards
5 subject spiral notebooks
"Marble” composition books
Junior High School
Brad folders with pockets
Pencils with erasers
3x5 index cards
By assisting students one-on-one in their academic areas of need one hour per week, you not only help them academically but you become their mentor. A mentor serves as a positive adult influence and a caring and compassionate sounding board. By tutoring one hour per week, you can help a child raise his or her self-esteem, gain a greater understanding of educational and work opportunities available to them and, most of all, let them know that someone truly cares about them as an individual.
SPECIAL EVENT OR PROGRAM VOLUNTEER
Serve as a chaperone for a local field trip or assist with preparation and coordination of the event for a few hours. Donate your time for a few hours on a specific day or for the entire planning of a special program or event.
As a business you can help children and young people stay in school and prepare for life by encouraging your employees to volunteer, volunteering to host a tour of your business, providing in-kind support or incentives for kids or by providing financial support.
CIS – BAY AREA VOLUNTEERS
Giving of your time and resources creates a significant positive change in the life of a child. By giving of your time as a tutor, mentor or special event volunteer you are telling a child that you care about them as a person and that it is important to stay in school.
There are many things you can donate to help a child stay in school and prepare for life. Here is our Campus Wish List:
Gifts cards: (Walmart, Target, Grocery or Gas cards)
Non-Perishable foods: (Peanut butter, jelly, spaghetti sauce, tuna, pastas, easy mac/mac n cheese, canned chicken, soup, ravioli, vienna sausages, snacks, cereal, canned fruit, applesauce, oatmeal, cereal bars, etc)
Glue (sticks and bottle)
Solid color folders with and without brads
Wide ruled filler paper
Wide ruled composition books
1.5 inch hardback vinyl binders
New toys (to use as birthday presents)
Boys & girls pants (sizes 4-14)
Boys and Girls Shirts (sizes 4-14/XL)
Packaged boys and girls underwear & socks
Packaged training bras
Shoes (sizes 10 - 6 youth)
Toothpaste, toothbrush & floss
Shampoos & conditioner
Deodorant, soap & lotion
Brushes & combs