KXAN "Make a Difference" Award
The Friends Foundation has just learned that its new home delivery meal program, Our Daily Bread, was nominated and selected to receive KXAN NBC Austin's Make a Difference Award. KXAN Community Advisory Board selected Our Daily Bread as the recipent of a generous grant as a part of the award. The grant of $2,500 will be used to support our program delivering hot meals to elderly shut-ins in our community. We are very honored to receive this award and recognition. Thank you, KXAN!
American Red Cross of Central Texas 2009 Heroes of the Year Award
The American Red Cross has been a hero to so many people. It was quite an honor when the Friends Foundation received the American Red Cross of Central Texas 2009 Heroes of the Year Award. The Foundation was honored at an award ceremony on March 25, 2009 at Benihana's Restaurant in Austin, Texas. Thank you, American Red Cross of Central Texas.
Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce 2010 Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award
It was quite an honor for The Friends Foundation to receive the first Non-Profit of the Year Award at the DS Chamber Suits & Boots Celebration February 5, 2011 at the Salt Lick in Driftwood, Texas. The Friends are very proud to be the first to receive this award and thank the DS Chamber of Commerce for reconigition of the work of Non-Profits.
Nominated for Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce 2011 Ed Sims Memorial/Hometown Hero of the year award.