Welcome 2020 Board Members!

Toolbank Board
It's finally 2020 and man do we have some exciting things in store for the new year! We are ecstatic to have an impeccable team of talented individuals who come together to make the Houston Community ToolBank an impactful organization. As we accelerate into a new decade, we are eager to lend out a helping hand to those in need, and are extremely grateful to have such an engaged board of directors. We appreciate their generous support, time, and dedication.. Climb aboard as we introduce this year's board members. John Byrd (Byrd GEO), Jennifer Casey (Houston Responds), John Crabb (90mph), John Goodrich (SPX Flow), Lauren Hollins (Rice MBA Board Fellow), Danielle Lincoln (Chevron), Tony Nicosia (Cox Automotive), Joe Quinto (Team Rubicon), Vanessa Richards (KPRC Channel 2), Roger Spee ( Stanley…
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Welcome To The Toolbank!

Toolbank Board, VISTA's At The Toolbank!
Hey everyone! I am Carleshia Davis from Houston, TX. I’m a new Communications and Events VISTA and I will be serving at The Houston Community ToolBank. While here, I will work to promote the positive impact the organization has in our community.  I am exhilarated to serve and take part in being the solution to problems across my city! Prior to starting service as an AmeriCorps VISTA, I recently graduated college. As a fresh college graduate, I was a bit lost in trying to figure out an occupation that was for me. After using my resources and reaching out to a previous educator, I gained some direction in what it was I wanted to do. As an active member in my community, I wanted to be more involved and become…
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Mayor’s Proud Partners Awards

Toolbank Board
John Crabb The award accepted by Chairman of the ToolBank Board On November 14, 2019 Keep Houston Beautiful hosted the 35th Mayor’s Proud Partners Awards. That award ceremony spotlighted 19 exceptional projects and programs, supported by businesses, individuals, youth and community groups that have made a positive, lasting impact while giving back to the City of Houston’s environment. The award ceremony was held at the Hilton Americas hotel and included a delicious brunch breakfast. Second Servings, a fellow member agency of the ToolBank, took the excess prepared food from the ceremony and delivered it promptly and safely to charitable meal providers. This Is one example on how the ceremony hosted and coordinated by Keep Houston Beautiful's Executive Director, Amy Reed, worked tirelessly to ensure that it exemplified it's theme with…
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Congratulations José!

Toolbank Board
Last week, our warehouse manager José Rodriguez was honored at Avenue CDC’s 4th annual Stories of the Northside event. In conjunction with University of Houston Downtown and Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the oral history event showcases stories from the Northline community, and also recognizes community members and nonprofit members who have helped make an impact. As Avenue’s website says, “Since 2016, we have worked with community partners to document the stories of those who have lived in the community for generations, to celebrate their accomplishments, honor their experiences, and connect younger residents with the history of their neighborhood. By connecting the past to the present, we gain greater perspectives on where we’ve been and where we’re going, and the important role each individual has to pay in the unfolding story of…
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