Angel Reach Update

October Statistics

Transitional Living

*24 Housed clients plus 3 children

*18 Day clients served

*19 Employed Housed Clients

* 3 GED students

* 11 college students (degrees or certificate)

* 1 High School student

* 1 Professional License Exam

* 4 Driver training

* 1 Client car purchase

*87 Counseling services

Kinship Services

*159 Shared Treasures-individuals 

*145 Food Bank-individuals

Celebrate Me Coming Soon!
Celebrate Me! on Saturday, November 4 is an event for Foster Teens ages 13-19. It will be held at The Loft at The Woodlands United Methodist Church. This is an all day event that hosts Angel Reach and local teens in kinship and foster care and promises to be a day of fun, food, and music. The chaplain for the Houston Rockets, Mike Rosas, will be the special guest speaker. This annual event has numerous sponsors and partners. They include We Will Speak, B2B Ministry, CASA, Love Fosters Hope, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, The Loft Church and Angel Reach. Teens must register by October 27 to attend.

Welcome Shasta Rose

Shasta Rose is Angel Reach's new Foster Success Employment Coordinator. In addition to working here she is finishing her Associate of Applied Science in Human Services at Lone Star College. Besides her busy schedule of helping our clients find work, she is also a self-employed destination wedding planner for Maui weddings. Shasta has recently published her first children's book entitled Raju, The Elephant Who Cried. Shasta found Angel Reach when she was looking for an internship and instead accepted her new position. She has one adult daughter who works at UT Austin. Shasta says she enjoys biking, nature and travel in Europe. Welcome, Shasta!
Welcome Sherry McConnell
Sherry McConnell is Angel Reach's new volunteer coordinator. She has recently taken over the job of recruiting volunteers to help with many different services at Angel Reach. If you have any time to volunteer she is the person you want to contact. Sherry is a retired adult probation officer, a job she had for twenty years.Her degree is in Criminal Justice. She recognized a need to reach adults when they are younger, before they get caught up in the legal system.Sherry has one son, two daughters, and three grandsons, all of whom live in the Houston area. She lives on Lake Conroe and enjoys the outdoors, fishing, and dancing. Be sure to welcome her in her new role here at Angel Reach.
  Second Annual Angels On The Run Coming Up

Be sure to register for the 2nd Annual Angels on the Run being held on December 9th at the Carl Barton Jr. Park! Options are a 5K,10K or a one mile Family Fun Run. The cost is $35 per person or $100 per family. This fee benefits the Angel Reach charity and includes a race t-shirt, breakfast and post-race entertainment. There are also sponsorship opportunities for the race shirt and printed materials. Click the link to sign-up:

June Zahn Recognized

This month marks June Zahn's anniversary of 11 years with Angel Reach! She is one of the longest serving employees and you can see her smiling face over at Shared Treasures working with furniture distribution most days. She has had many other jobs around Angel Reach over the years, proving that she can do anything! Be sure to congratulate June on her many years of service!
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