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The success of Communities In Schools of Bay Area and more importantly the lifelong success of our students, is deeply dependent on our ability to find results oriented partners and develop high performing win-win partnerships.  This page features our Financial Partners.

The following page (Community Support) highlights several businesses and organizations who help us achieve our mission through service and other in-kind support.


Clear Creek Independent School District
Communities In Schools State Office
Dickinson Independent School District
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
Houston Endowment


Legend Physical Therapy – Chris & Laura Goldstraw


Bonefish Grill – Webster
BP Texas City
City of League City
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center & Medical Staff
Coastal Eye Associates & Advanced Laser Vision
Rick and Janice Gornto


AMOCO Federal Credit Union
Barrios Technology
The Boeing Company
Hometrust Mortgage Company – Buzzy and Jeri Knapp
Houston Hurricane & Security – Frank Mistretta
Lexus of Clear Lake
Merrill Lynch – Michael Landolt and Deann Kelley
MyFlooring America – Scott Steel
Null-Lairson, PC/Whitley Penn


Advantage BMW and MINI Clear Lake – Randy Stine
The Andrews Foundation
ERC, Inc. – Darryl Smith
Gay & Reitz, PC – John Gay and Becky Reitz
Frans and Diane Gillebaard
Doug and Sandy Johnson
Medinc of Texas, L.P. – Jay Vaught
Webster Presbyterian Church


Steve and Lisa Almrud
Best Practices – Santiago Mendoza and Cynthia Villareal
Mike and Ann Blanchard
Sharon Buchanan
Calumet Specialties
Clear Lake Volkswagen
Mae Davis
State Representative John Davis – Friends of John Davis
Dee Scott Insurance Agency
ERC, Inc.
ExxonMobil Foundation
Glenn and Sara Freedman
Robert and Maurita Gallagher
Gay Buick GMC Kia
Gurry Mechanical, LP – Jay and Kim Gurry
HomeTown Bank of League City
Houston Community Foundation
Jacobs Technology, Inc. – ESCG Group
Johnson, Bender & Company – Dan Bender
JSC Federal Credit Union
Donald and Joy Kelly
Lunar Rendezvous Festival
Mackey Mechanical – Mike and Diane Mackey
M&J Industrial Cleaning Services
Marathon Petroleum Company
Robert McAfoos
MRI Technologies, Inc.
Roel and Priscilla Muñoz
Nasa Vision Center – Dr. Melissa Sommers
Jim and Ann O’Malley
One Stop Party Shop – Mark and Karen Keesler
Outback Steakhouse – Webster
PBK Architects
Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott
Martha Bowles and Scott Rainey
Sandy Adams Photography – Sandy Adams
Bob and Elizabeth Scott
Shell Oil Company Foundation
Southern California Valve – API Specialist LLC
Space Center Rotary
Blanche Stastny
Scott and Lori Steel
Ron and Carol Swofford
Texas/New Mexico Power
Turbo Components & Engineering, Inc. – John and Patty Whalen
United Space Alliance
University of Houston – Clear Lake
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches – Matt Laws and Jake Scott
David and Elaine Wynegar

Community Benefactor

Carabba’s Italian Grill
CASSA – Tonya Tipton
Colosseum Italian Restaurant
Community Bank of Texas
Peter Cronk and Pam Culpepper
Barbara Dowell
Esteban’s Cafe and Cantina – Steve Pratt
Equinox O2
Elizabeth Glenn
Randy and Andria Gross
Gulf Winds International
Ann Hammond
Haute Flowers and Finds
Bill and Mary Ann Hellinghausen
Emmeline Dodd and Gene Hollier
Dwayne and Angela Jenkins
Kelley’s Country Cookin’
Mike LaTouche
Michael and Connie Maldonado
Larry and Monica Millican
Charles and Suzanne Milby
Norman Frede Chevrolet
Lee Patterson
Ron Carter Clear Lake – Cadillac Hyundai Saab
SERVPRO Of Clear Lake
Bill and Angela Smith
State Representative Larry Taylor
UTMB Health
Wendell and Pat Wilson

Community Friend

Associated Credit Union of Texas
Black Rose Steel – Ann Hacker
Randy and Janet Brown
Judy Carnes
Michael and Kathleen Courville
Anita Fogtman
Norine Jaloway Gill
Bob and Sueanne Goodwin
Griffin Integrated Marketing – Gwen Griffin
Edward and Denise Hartman
Harv and Carolyn Hartman
Svetlana Hanson
Lisa Howard
Jeff and Gayle Irwin
Jeffrey Barry Insurance Agency Inc.
Kyle and Misty Killebrew
Polly P. Lewis, Attorney At Law
Nelson and René Lewis
Linda Tuck – State Farm Insurance
Keith and Pat McClung
Frank and Maureen McGrath
Gary and Sandra Mossman
MyFlooring America – Kelby Frederick
Craig and Wendy Nifong
Jerome Pennington
Michael and Amber Reitz
Greg and Kathy Smith
Alex and Wresha Torrez
United Way Galveston County Mainland
Deed and Diane Vest
Visiting Angels Living Assistance – Michael and Terri Divine
Peter and Debbie Wuenschel

Friends of CIS – Bay Area

Apartment Leasing Center
Annette’s Emporium
Bath Junkie at Baybrook
David and Kim Barker
Katy Bastedo
Bay Area Turning Point
Be A Champion, Inc. – Jaron Barganier
Rakesh and Neerja Bhardwaj
Bill Bogar
Tama Brantley
Michael and Pam Bungo
John Cathey
Jeff and Linda Chandler
Tracy Clause
Michael and Andrea Comeaux
Carl and Lydia Cook
Clear Lake Designers
Crazy Alan’s Swamp Shack
Tim and Cynthia Cullather
Steve Cummings
Lisa Golden-Dalke
Michael and Linda DeMasie
Louie and Renee Ditta
Susan Doiron
Steven and Jennifer Ebell
Epsco International & Companies, Inc.
Chris and Tracey Escamilla
Royce Falknor
Ernie and Annette Snow Falks
Joseph and Mafalda Faillace
Tomas and Heather Fischer
Kimberly Fleming
Malcom and Priscilla Fletcher
Friendswood Metals & Specialty Steel Inc.
Michael Frostad
Gateway Chiropractic – Kai and Margaret Borgstrom
GL Group – Nick and Kari Long
Jessica Gonzalez
David Gordon, DDS
Theresa Graham
Tom and Suzy Granger
Rob and Jeannie Hampton
Jennifer Hampton
Cindy Harreld
Felicia Harris
Jean Hays
Dan Hernandez
John and Lorinda Herrmann
Hope Village
Connie Hughes
Henry Hughes
Michael and Libby Jones
Linda Kelly
John and Chris Kinard
Martha Krueger
Lloyd and Bettye Lake
Michael Landolt
Bill and Charlotte Larsen
Doug and Carol Latimer
Barry Laws
Bret and Melissa Laws
Lee Linn
Liliana Lopez
Paulino and Monica Lozano
Daniel Luna
Jamieson and Laura Mackay
Corey and Misty Magliolo
Priscilla Magnuson
Mike and Sherri Matula
Joe and Robin Mayer
George and Nancy McDonald
Dane McKitrick
McRee Ford
Mike Millo
Victor Murray
Barry and Lyla Nettles
Eric Nielson
Michael and Ulrike Nordhoff
Matt O’Brist
Todd O’Neal
Francis Orso
Outriggers Seafood Grill – Frank Samperi
Heaven Padgett
Dale Painter
Roger and Magda Parks
Ralph Perez
Shepard and Yvonne Perrin
Darwin Poritz
Duane Radicioni
Railean Rum – Kelly Railean
Donna P. Rander
Teri L. Rojas
Mike and Heather Rossiello
Neal Hammond and Rebecca Saavedra
Gloria Salinas
Kathy Scalf
Donald and Sharon Shaffett
David Shannon
Marie Sharp
Mark and Diane Sheridan
Tom and Carol Short
Michelle Slaughter
Darryl and Monique Smith
Jerry and Nancy Smith
Lynn Smith
Southland Title – Lorena Garza
South Shore Grille – Mickey Wooten
South Shore Harbour & Conference Center
Bill and Janet Summers
Summit Sportswear
Jim and Jane Sweeney
Randall Svetlik
Tandus Flooring – Jeff Newman
Jon and Kristy Tankersley
Elliot Thiede
Marc Thompson
Barry Tremont
Larry and Debbie Tylka
Rene Vanderbrand
Brenda Ward
Charles and Erin Webb
Barbara Weitenhagen
Kimberly Woodruff
Mary Jo Wuenschel
Joe Zamaitis
Freddy Zelaya

Other Community Partners

One of our most innovative partnership program is the Adopt A School program.  Our  "Wall of Fame" serves to remind us of the tremendous generosity and passion this community has for ensuring that every child has a chance to overcome their obstacles and achieve in life.
Community Support
It does take a village to raise a child.  We can not do what we do to help support kids without the help of various businesses, organizations and other philanthropic community members. Here are just a few:

American Red Cross provides transportation and Emergency Aid

Anchor Point provides pregnancy testing and support services
Assistance League of Bay Area: Every CIS Site has an Assistance League member assigned to help provide volunteer and philanthropic services.  
Bay Area Turning Point provides housing and domestic violence services
Bay Area United Way provides general assistance

Catholic Charities provides  immigration assistance, counseling and basic needs

Coastal Health and Wellness provides medical, dental and mental health services

DePelchin Children's Center Provides counseling

Devereux provides counseling services

Dickinson High School Clinic provides basic medical needs

Family Outreach Center provides parenting classes and counseling

Financial Opportunity Center provides financial education

Houston Furniture Bank provides furniture vouchers to families

Interfaith Caring Ministries provides food and utility assistance

League City United Methodist provides food rental, gas and utility assistance

Lighthouse Christian Ministry provides food, clothing and utility  assistance
MI Lewis provides food, clothing and utility assistance

Mainland Community United Way provides emergency food and assistance

Mounting Horizons provides special education services, transportation and advocacy

Point of Light Clinic provides basic medical needs and referrals

Signature Eye Center provides vision/eye exams and glasses

St. Mary Catholic Church provides food, rental, gas and utility  assistance
St. Paul Catholic Church provides food, rental, gas and utility assistance
The Children's Center provides child advocacy, educational programs and shelter

Women Infants & Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, health care referral and nutrition education

WorkSource provides educational programs and childcare assistance



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