The following activities/events are part of the “Happiness Projects” funded by a grant from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. The intent of the projects are to bring joy and reduce stress to the community. These are small examples of those completed by the Galveston County Community Coalition.
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Up Coming Events:
Kemah Mural Park: 64 Bradford Avenue, Kemah, Texas
This mural accompanies an alcohol and smoke-free picnic area for those seeking a safe outdoor space. The Coalition worked closely with the City of Kemah and the city council to unanimously pass a Tobacco/Vape/Alcohol free ordinance for the park.
City of Kemah
GALVESTON'S COMMUNITY GARDEN
April through July 2022
About: The intent of the garden is to help those in the community who want fresh produce and to help the community be sustainable.
Grace Episcopal Church
GALVESTON'S BLANKET PROJECT
November 2021 - December 2022
About: With the growing concern of distressed Galvestonians, the coalition provided waterproof blankets in waterproof bags (with local resources printed on the bags) and co-ed hygiene kits. All of these items were distributed to those with home insecurities.
Know Your Worth
Galveston Urban Ministries
St. Vincent's House
Gulf Coast Center