Congressman Blake Farenthold Joins Frost Bank and FHLB Dallas to Award $500K Grant

Funds to Assist in Construction of The Salvation Army Center for Hope Facility

Media Event, 1:00 p.m., Thursday, September 1, 2016

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas--()--Media outlets are encouraged to join Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-District 27), The Salvation Army, Frost Bank, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) for a press conference announcing The Salvation Army Center for Hope. The 28,000-square-foot campus to serve low-income families and veterans was awarded a $500,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from Frost Bank and FHLB Dallas in 2016.

The event will take place at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, September 1, 2016, at The Salvation Army Community Center, 1802 Buford Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401.

The Center for Hope facility will serve homeless families and veterans with 220 beds, up from the current 120 beds, as well as the capacity to serve approximately 240,000 meals a year, up from the 175,000 meals annually. The new facility will also be able to accommodate a variety of family structures, including single fathers with children and families with boys older than age 12. It will be the only shelter in the Corpus Christi/Coastal Bend region with this capability. The facility is scheduled to open late next year.

     

WHAT:

Press Conference
 

WHEN:

1:00 p.m., Thursday, September 1, 2016
 

WHO:

The Honorable Blake Farenthold, U.S. Representative, TX-District 27

Mike Carrell, Regional President, Frost Bank

Donna Normandin, Sr. Vice President & CRA Officer, Frost Bank

Major Terry Ray, Regional Commander, The Salvation Army

Kimberly Prowse, Community Relations & Development Director, The Salvation Army

Carolyn Vaughn, Corpus Christi City Council, District 1

Greg Hettrick, First Vice President, Director of Community Investment, FHLB Dallas

 

WHERE:

The Salvation Army Community Center
1802 Buford Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Contacts

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
Corporate Communications, 214-441-8445
www.fhlb.com

Release Summary

Frost Bank and FHLB Dallas will award a $500,000 Affordable Housing Program grant September 1, 2016, to The Salvation Army of Corpus Christi for a new shelter to serve families and veterans in need.

Contacts

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
Corporate Communications, 214-441-8445
www.fhlb.com