2019 Highlights

CEC empowers people by offering a model of integrated services. When an individual receives more than one service (bundled services), they are 4 times more likely to improve their financial stability.

Volunteers made it possible!




Donated hours


$ Community value

2020 Events

Partners in Hope Luncheon

April 1st – The Hills Church

CEC Brent Barrow Golf Classic

Tuesday, April 14th Bear Creek Golf Course

CEC Refresh BISD

August 17 – Wiley G. Thomas Coliseum

CEC Love & Hope Gala

September – TBD

The CEC Community Impact

316 adults picked out gifts for 656 children to open on Christmas Day at the 2019 CEC Breakfast with Santa.  Nearly 400 volunteers helped 248 families find the spirit of Christmas serving up 1400 pancakes and handing out over 1300 books!

744 volunteers handed out school supplies to 2125 BISD students at Refresh in August.  Lions Club performed 180 vision screenings and volunteers provided 238 haircuts, 113 sports physicals and handed out 22,000 lbs of fresh produce to the families.