Port Arthur, TX–The State of Texas Plan for Disaster Recovery: Hurricane Harvey, published on January 18, 2018 by the Community Development & Revitalization Program of the Texas General Land Office, fails to allocate any funds to Jefferson County despite relying on the storm’s impacts in this area to tell the Tale of Harvey. Lone Star … Continue reading Despite 64 inches of Record Rainfall, Decimating Affordable Housing, Port Arthur & Jefferson County Left Out of Texas’ Plan for the Allocation of Harvey Relief Funds
For Immediate Release Everywhere, USA – Workers may get a larger tax refund this year because of the Earned Income Tax Credit, but you must file a tax return to claim it! Tomorrow, January 26, 2018, is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase awareness about EITC and free tax preparation … Continue reading Are you eligible for the earned income credit?
For Immediate Release Houston, TX -- The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded Lone Star Legal Aid a $250,000 grant to support LSLA’s program-wide Hurricane Harvey relief efforts by providing additional staff and resources in its Disaster Relief Unit. The attorneys and paralegals in this unit assist survivors with the complex legal issues that arise after … Continue reading W.M. Keck Foundation Awards Lone Star Legal Aid $250,000 Hurricane Harvey Relief Grant
Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid's Team Houston Director, Roslyn Jackson, started a new holiday tradition - a toy drive benefiting the children living at Star of Hope Mission. At this year's annual holiday breakfast, staff arrived with toys in hand. "We are currently getting ready for Christmas. Thank you for your desire to … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid’s Houston Staff Donates Toys to Star of Hope Mission
For Immediate Release Houston, Texas - Lone Star Legal Aid has been awarded a $300,000 grant as part of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, administered through the Greater Houston Community Foundation. Lone Star Legal Aid was chosen as one of the ninety local nonprofit organizations that will provide services to Houston and Harris County flood … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, part of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, Awards LSLA $300,000 Grant