Avery in the Community
Avery in the Community
James Avery believes strongly in serving our community and the communities where we live and work. Here are a few of the organizations we have been pleased to support.
ARTS & CULTURE
Louisiana Art & Science MuseumLouisiana Art & Science Museum seeks to enhance the understanding and appreciation of art and science for general audiences and students by presenting unique, educational and entertaining experiences that encourage discovery, inspire creativity, and foster the pursuit of knowledge.
Witte MuseumThe Witte Museum promotes lifelong learning through innovative exhibitions, programs, and collections in natural history, science and South Texas heritage.
The Belcourt TheatreThe Belcourt Theatre's mission is to engage, enrich, and educate through innovative film programming in our historic theatre, our community, and beyond.
EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN
Big Brothers Big SistersTo help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle TennesseeTo enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens
Keep Texas BeautifulThe mission of Keep Texas Beautiful is to educate and engage Texans to take responsibility for improving their community environment. We focus our efforts in three major areas: litter prevention, beautification and waste reduction.
Riverside Nature Center AssociationThe mission of Riverside Nature Center is to develop public awareness and stewardship of the Texas Hill Country’s environment and natural resources through education, information, and example.
South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature CenterThe South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center will advance the knowledge and appreciation of plants and the environment, in relation to personal and community education, well-being, and scientific understanding. It will conserve, preserve, display and interpret native and adapted flora and fauna of South Texas, for area residents and visitors alike.
Christian Women's Job CorpsThe purpose of the Christian Women's Job Corps of Kerr County is to give women in need hope for their future by equipping them for life and employment, moving them from dependency to self sufficiency.
Salvation ArmyThe Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Young LifeIntroducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. We accomplish our mission by: Praying for young people, going where kids are, building personal relationships with them, winning the right to be heard, providing experiences that are fun, adventurous and life-changing, sharing our lives and the Good News of Jesus Christ with adolescents, inviting them to personally respond to this Good News, loving them regardless of their response, nurturing kids so they might grow in their love for Christ and the knowledge of God’s Word and become people who can share their faith with others, helping young people develop the skills, assets and attitudes to reach their full God-given potential, encouraging kids to live connected to the Body of Christ by being an active member of a local congregation, and working with a team of like-minded individuals – volunteer leader, committee members, donors and staff.
HEALTHCARE & RELIEF
American Cancer SocietyThe American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. One of our designs was re-named, “The Sisterhood Ring”, in honor of a dear customer who unfortunately lost her battle with cancer. Read the full story.
American Heart AssociationThe American Heart Association is dedicated to fighting our nation's No. 1 and No. 4 killers – heart disease and stroke. In addition to funding research that has led to such life-saving discoveries as CPR and bypass surgery, we work to provide education and tools to live healthier lives, advocate for better health, improve patient care and reach populations at risk.
American Red CrossThe American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Hill Country Memorial HospitalHill Country Memorial Hospital is dedicated to fulfilling and providing access to the preventive, restorative and palliative health care needs of the communities we serve.
National Breast Cancer FoundationThe National Breast Cancer Foundation’s mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need. Our mission includes increasing awareness through education, providing diagnostic breast care services for those in need, and providing nurturing support services. Learn about James Avery's support of the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Peterson Regional Medical CenterPeterson Regional Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit community hospital in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Newly opened in April 2008, Peterson anchors a 35-acre campus that includes an ambulatory care center complete with outpatient surgery, imaging, laboratory and rehabilitation services as well as a regional wound healing center. Our staff of more than 850 men and women work together for one common goal - the wellbeing of each patient at Peterson Regional Medical Center.