BCC Community Newsletter

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Welcome Noemi Guerra!

Noemi Guerra has been selected as the new BCACH Director.  Noemi brings experience and understanding of our organization, having worked with the migrant education program she identified the needs families encounter with their migratory lifestyle and provided guidance to obtain economic stability. Noemi graduated from the University of Houston-Downtown in 2019 with a B.S. in

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Warmth and Cheer Spread as Seniors Receive Winter Essentials in Elgin

In a heartwarming gesture of community support, seniors in Elgin were pleasantly surprised with care packages filled with essential winter items just in time for the onset of chilly weather. As temperatures dropped, Strait Gate Fellowship Baptist Church (SGFBC) partnered with Bastrop County Cares (BCC). Mrs. Alicia Elam, who is the Director of Community Leadership

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Empowering Change: Change Agents ‘Sit A Spell’ To Impact Bastrop County

On Friday, November 10, 2023, the Change Agents and Parent Ambassadors of Bastrop County Cares gathered for a transformative experience at the “Sit A Spell” Community Asset Building and Training. Facilitated by Ronnie & Ty McDonald of The Raunch Group, this event marked a pivotal moment for these community leaders dedicated to making a positive

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Holy Currencies Retreat a Success

The Holy Currencies Retreat held on September 29th was nothing less than Awesome!  Bastrop County Cares expresses our sincere appreciation for all attendees.  During the retreat we were able to have a conversation regarding the needs of our churches as well as the assets and programs of our congregations.  We had representation from churches in

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St. David’s Foundation Funding Supports Local Food Service Entities

The Nourish Coalition would like to share a big thank you to St. David’s Foundation for a generous donation of gift cards to be distributed to organizations conducting food service work! Since September, we have distributed gift cards to food pantries and other food service entities in Bastrop, Caldwell, and Williamson Counties. We appreciate St.

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Optimism Ignited in BCACH With Grant Funding and Cohort Acceptance

Bastrop Accountable Communities for Health (BCACH) Partners are fortifying and optimizing their collective efforts in advancing cross-partner alignment and solutions in Bastrop County to continue addressing economic stability. Shao-Chee Sim recently reported on behalf of the Episcopal Health Foundation Board of Directors that they have approved funding authorization to continue the TACHI initiative in 2024-2025.

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