Stephanie Martin: Serving as the Voice of Children

To Stephanie Martin, her reason for volunteering with Parks Youth Ranch, an organization which provides shelter, counseling and services to homeless and at-risk youth in Fort Bend County, has always been clear: to be the voice of children who can’t speak for themselves. “I’ve always had a passion for...

Evelyn Traylor: Caring for Our Women and Children

Evelyn Traylor didn’t set out to volunteer at so many different organizations. When she began volunteering fifteen years ago, she was only looking to work with other “strong, committed people” like herself, and maybe, just maybe, make a difference in someone’s life. “It didn’t start out all at...

Nappinnai Natarajan: Helping Teachers – and Students – Through Education

It was only natural for Nappinnai Natarajan to begin volunteering with the Fort Bend Education Foundation (FBEF). Natarajan, a mother of two, was the Vice President of Membership on the PTA board of Corner Stone Elementary in 2009 when she met Brenna Smelley, the Executive Director of FBEF, during a luncheon...

Nancy Kuebler: Helping Others Stay Healthy

It was the mid-1970s when registered nurse turned teacher Nancy Kuebler walked past the Fort Bend Family Health Center, a non-profit, federally-funded center that provides healthcare services to the local community. Kuebler, then a Health Occupation teacher at Lamar Consolidated High School, had been looking...

St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital Goes “3-D” In Fight Against Breast Cancer

St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital (SLSL) announced today that its advancing early diagnosis and detection of breast cancer with a new 3-D digital mammography unit, which provides an extremely precise, clear picture of small, often undetected tumors. “By offering the latest technology in mammography, St....

Jessica and Ryan McCauley: Making a Difference, Together

By Whitney Hensler Jessica McCauley, a first grade teacher at The Fay School, found a renewed passion for volunteering when she met her husband, Ryan, a Commercial Bank Relationship Manager at JPMorgan Chase. “Ryan has always been really passionate about volunteering and works with a lot of not for profit...

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