Highland Lakes Crisis Network reflects year of service

The Highland Lakes Crisis Network handled more than 218 cases of families in crisis in 2021, according to a press release from the organization. The network described his year of service in a December 15 year-end report.

“Please know how much we appreciate your donations of time, talents and treasures that you allocated to HLCN last year,” officials wrote in the statement.

Notable efforts by Crisis Network in 2021 include distributing supplies and more than 1,500 meals to those in need during the winter storm in February and helping provide shelter to 75 people by equipping warming stations while throughout the frost.

Volunteers helped deliver over 1,200 COVID-19 tests to residents and delivered meals to students in the Marble Falls Independent School District facing food insecurity due to limited access to free school meals throughout of summer. The organization also held prayer vigils on MFISD campuses, helped provide teachers with wishlist items, and held Polar Plunge and clay shoot fundraisers.

In 2022, the network will focus on projects such as providing transitional housing to homeless people, operating a free closet with household items for clients, addressing shortcomings in the job placement system. state foster care through a new foster care initiative and confidence building throughout the community with its newly launched Trust Initiative. The organization will also host a fundraising dinner with special guest speaker Max Lucado on January 20.

“We are very grateful for your generous support in 2021 and past years and we look forward to seeing how the Church of God is mobilized in 2022 and beyond,” the organization wrote.

The Crisis Network has served the Highland Lakes community since 2018. The organization is made up of local churches and community volunteers.

The nonprofit organization relies on both in-kind and cash donations to provide services to the community. Donations are tax deductible.

To learn more about how to donate or volunteer with the organization, visit Highland Lakes Crisis Network website.

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