At JWTC, we strongly believe in the power of serving others and we strive to be a part of something much bigger than ourselves. That is why we feel it is important to give back to our community and beyond. “To whom much is given, much is required” (Luke 12:48). Below are some of the ways we serve.
Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway – Beaumont, TX
JWTC is proud to announce its continued partnership with Commissioner Alfred and HEB to provide Thanksgiving meals to those less fortunate in Jefferson County, for the 8th year in a row. This year, we anticipate assisting over 1,000 people. Seasonal activities include: back-to-school assistance, special holiday meals at Thanksgiving and Christmas, Christmas assistance (Angel Tree, Red Kettle Campaign, & Winter Coat program), and summer camp programs.
Willacy County Child Welfare Board – Texas
BP MS150 – Texas
The BP MS 150 is a two-day fundraising cycling ride organized by the National MS Society: Lone Star. This ride is the largest event of its kind in North America. The ride is a 180-mile journey for MS from Houston to Austin.
Jefferson County MS Gala – Texas
Walk MS: The Woodlands – Texas
What if we could connect every person living with MS? Every person who cares about someone with MS. Every family affected by it. Everyone who has seen what this disease can do to people. What if we could come together, even one day a year, to show the power of our connections? At Walk MS, our connections become more powerful than the connections MS destroys.
Lynda E. Cardinale MS Center – CentraState HealthCare – New Jersey
The Linda E. Cardinale MS Center was developed in 2002 with the support of the New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National MS Society to help improve the quality of life for people with multiple sclerosis and their families in the Tri-State region.
Jefferson County Precinct 3 Health Fair
The annual Take Yourself and a Loved One to the Doctor Day was held Saturday at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. The event provides free cholesterol, blood pressure and other health screenings as well as information on resources and groups in the community. The event will also be held in Cheek Tuesday and Port Arthur on Saturday. It is sponsored by Jefferson County Commissioners Bo Alfred and Michael Shane Sinegal.
Mercedes Veterans War Memorial – Valley
The Mercedes Veterans War Memorial is a monument that will be engraved with the names of seventy Mercedes veterans who gave their lives for their country during World War I, World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam War and Afghanistan.
Veteran, Raul Vera’s Home
World War II veteran Raul Vera, 89, has a new home built on the site where lightening burned down his home and took the life of his wife, Martha. Thanks to the volunteer efforts of local veterans and the generous donation of time and materials by local contractor J.W. Turner, Raul can now spend his days on his porch enjoying times with his dogs. Read More
Texas Prader Willi Syndrome
The Texas Prader-Willi Association was created by Texas families in order to enhance the quality of lives for all affected by Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). We are available for support, education, and advocacy.
Southeast Texas Food Bank and Backpack Program
The Southeast Texas Food Bank Backpack Program provides sacks of kid-friendly, healthy meals to some of the neediest children in the rural areas of Southeast Texas. We are located in six counties – Hardin, Jasper, Sabine, Tyler, Polk and Newton – and deliver to 20 schools to serve over 1000 children. The supplemental food that these children receive each week may help offset or reverse some of the developmental delays caused by even mild malnutrition that is associated with poverty.