KTB awards 12 affiliate communities with Community Improvement Grant from H-E-B and Central Market
[Austin, Texas] – Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has recognized Keep Austin Beautiful as a recipient of a 2019 Green Bag Grant. Through funding from H-E-B and Central Market, Keep Texas Beautiful will provide 12 affiliate communities with a share of $25,000 to support educational and programmatic opportunities relating to sustainability, recycling, litter prevention, beautification and water conservation.
To assist with the implementation of their project, Austin has received $2,500 to begin and support their proposed community project. KTB will also provide additional social media and marketing support. Keep Austin Beautiful will complete their project by July 2020.
Keep Austin Beautiful is an award-winning nonprofit organization that inspires and educates all Austinites to volunteer together, beautify green spaces, clean waterways, and reduce waste every day. Keep Austin Beautiful is known for providing fun, impactful outdoor volunteer and learning experiences for people of any age or level of knowledge.
In addition to Austin, the affiliate communities of Abilene, Aransas County, Cedar Hill, Friendswood, Hutto, Levelland, Lewisville, Midland, Plano, Santa Fe, and Wilson County also received a Green Bag Grant.
Keep Austin Beautiful will use the grant to provide its Clean Creek Campus students with high-quality recyclable water bottles.
“We are thankful for sponsors like H-E-B who support our efforts to clean and beautify communities around Texas,” says Suzanne Kho, Executive Director of KTB. “We cannot wait to see the projects our affiliates are able to complete with help from our Green Bag Grants.”
To learn more about KTB resources and opportunities, visit www.ktb.org.
Keep Texas Beautiful
Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) is a network of dedicated Texans working together to make our state the best place to live, work and play. We equip local partners and affiliates with the tools they need to build vibrant, engaged communities. Founded in 1967, Keep Texas Beautiful has more than 50 years of experience deploying resources for local clean-up, recycling and youth engagement efforts. Everything we do is focused on mobilizing volunteers to take action across the state. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we lead nearly 300 affiliates and reach 19 million Texans annually. We are proudly based in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit www.ktb.org, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @keeptxbeautiful.
H-E-B, with sales of $26 billion, operates 400 stores in Texas and Mexico. Known for its innovation and community service, H-E-B celebrates its 114th anniversary this year. Recognized for its fresh food, quality products, convenient services and a commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability, H-E-B strives to provide the best customer experience and lowest prices. Based in San Antonio, H-E-B employs over 116,000 Partners in Texas and Mexico and serves millions of customers in more than 300 communities. For more information, visit HEB.com and HEB.com/newsroom.