General news articles

Foundation for SETX awards $320K to 10 hurricane relief projects

The Foundation for Southeast Texas announced the recipients of the second round of grants from the $1.5 million Golden Pass Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund on Tuesday, June 5.

The grants will provide $320,000 to local organizations to support hurricane relief and mitigation efforts in Jefferson, Hardin and Orange counties.

SETX Emergency Relief Fund gives out $525K to assist flood victims

The Southeast Texas Emergency Relief Fund (SETERF) distributed checks totaling $525,000 to six area nonprofit organizations Monday, June 18, at Board Chairman Robert Edgar’s office in Beaumont.

The funds are part of a $3 million donation earlier this year to SETERF by Motiva Enterprises LLC. They will be used to assist with rebuilding and recovery efforts for flood victims in Jefferson, Hardin and Orange counties.