NEWS & FEATURES

The latest news from GCCSA, a Community Action Agency

WE ARE CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE, SO THE VULNERABLE MAY LIVE OUT THEIR ASPIRATIONS OF THE AMERICAN DREAM.

GCCSA, Inc. works every day to create unique opportunities that meet the needs of our community. We are determined to instill exceptional education in those who seek scholarly pursuit – from age 0 to 99 years. We are steadfast in equipping our neighbors with the tools required to build or rebuild prosperity for themselves and their families. We are purposeful in our commitment to empower all on their life’s journey toward economic sustainability.

Check back with us often to see the many ways GCCSA strives to be a champion for change.

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GCCSA, Inc Provides More Than $56,000 of Immediate Relief for Families Impacted by Winter Storm Uri

April 20, 2021 | Press Release

In its commitment to doing its part in alleviating the pains of disasters affecting Harris County communities, GCCSA provided $56,225 in emergency relief assistance to households adversely impacted by February’s Winter Storm Uri. One hundred seventy-three households were […]

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Texas Eviction Diversion Program Drive-Up Assistance

November 19, 2020 | Press Release

Gulf Coast Community Services Association, Inc. (GCCSA, Inc.) is providing a drive-up service to help Harris County tenants and landlords apply for funds in their quest to avert eviction […]

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Volunteers Needed for Hunger Action Month Event

October 26, 2020 | Press Release

Whataburger and the Houston Texans donate life-sustaining funds to the Houston Food Bank annual fundraiser held at GCCSA’s headquarters. We are in need of volunteers for this event[…]

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GCCSA Hosts Fifth Annual Hunger Action Month Event

October 22, 2020 | Press Release

GCCSA will again host the Hunger Action Month annual giving event this year. Texas favorites Whataburger and the Houston Texans have teamed up to combat hunger in Greater Houston and will present their impactful contribution to Houston Food Bank[…]

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The GCCSA COVID-19 Community Action Relief Effort (C.A.R.E.)

October 5, 2020 | Press Release

The GCCSA, Inc. COVID-19 Community Action Relief Effort (C.A.R.E.) is a system-wide approach the Agency is taking to alleviate the additional challenges posed by the current global pandemic. C.A.R.E. invests in three critical areas[…]

FEATURED IMPACT

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Northshore Community Fellowship of Faith (68)
GCCSA Food Pantry Distribution (4-2-2020) (145)
July 2020 Laptop Giveaway (22)

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The Food Pantry of GCCSA Drive-Through Distribution Keeps Harris County Households Afloat

September 24, 2020 | Press Release

Two weeks after the brick and mortar doors of Gulf Coast Community Services Association, Inc. were forced closed amid the spring 2020 shuttering of Houston businesses, the Agency figured out a way[…]

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GCCSA Distributes Chromebooks to COVID-19 Impacted Families

September 21, 2020 | Press Release

Families with grade school-aged children received needed technology from GCCSA, Inc. when all the world went virtual[…]

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COVID-19 Relief for Impacted Lone Star College-Houston North Students

August 24, 2020 | Press Release

GCCSA, Inc. has funded an emergency relief program that will provide up to $300,000 in aid to eligible Lone Star College-Houston North students[…]

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GCCSA, Inc. Has a Vision for 2021 and Beyond

August 3, 2020 | Press Release

Gulf Coast Community Services Association, Inc. is committed to staying at the forefront of services provided to the under-resourced populations of Harris County. It is vital to hear what the community believes are the highest[…]

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TXU Energy Donates $10,000 Towards GCCSA's COVID-19 Relief Program

March 30, 2020 | Press Release

Gulf Coast Community Services Association, Inc. (GCCSA) is receiving $10,000 in emergency relief funding from TXU Energy towards its efforts assisting Harris County households impacted[…]

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GCCSA Seeking Nominations for 2020 Board of Directors

March 9, 2020 | Media Advisory

Gulf Coast Community Services Association, Inc. is seeking candidates for a seat on its board of directors. The position will represent Under-Served Sector D, which encompasses[…]