The Julia F. Thompson, Inc. organization is committed to education. Through these annual programs we are able to execute the mission of service and education the Fort Bend community and surrounding areas.
Educational Enrichment Expo-E3
In partnership with Fort Bend Independent School District and many of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs), JFT will host students and their parents in a college fair environment. This event, planned to be held annually, will offer information and reference materials on the educational and career opportunities available from HBCU campuses.
Food Drives and Donations
In partnership with the Houston Food Bank, Second Mile Mission and Star of Hope Mission, JFT is committed to doing its part to end hunger in the Greater Houston Area. Several food drives and collection efforts will be held annually to provide accessibility to those in need.
Symposiums are facilitated by a panel of health care professionals and held annually to educate the community on chronic health issues.
Back Pack Drives
In conjunction with the One Million Back Pack program of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, JFT will collect backpacks and school supplies annually to students in need to promote lifelong learning and educational enrichment.
Reading Is Fundamental Week
JFT makes a donation to J. N. Dodson Elementary School for their purchase of library books, as well as conduct reading sessions in conjunction with the national program “Reading Is Fundamental.” Books are donated on financial planning and other educational topics to distribute at various events throughout the year.
Health fairs and holiday gatherings are held for a senior residence center in the Houston area throughout the year. This long-lasting partnership enables the organization to service the needs of an older demographic through financial contributions, education on health issues, and providing enriching social interaction and activity.
Walking To Support The Cause
JFT members participate in and raise funds for several charitable organizations through their annual fitness efforts. These organizations include AIDS Foundation Houston, Sisters Network, Inc., American Heart Association, and National Alliance on Mental Illness.