The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization comprised, of representatives of environmental groups, fishing organizations, port industries, government agencies, university scientists and concerned citizens.
The mission of the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation is dedicated to the conservation of freshwater and coastal natural resources for current and future generations through consensus, facilitation, communication, advocacy, research and education.
The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation has achieved the federal “estuary of national significance” designation for Corpus Christi Bay and the surrounding bays. The Coastal Bend bays that are among the most biologically productive habitats on earth and are home to birds, fisheries, sea turtles, and marine mammals.
The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation organizes, sponsors, and participates in events that promote and demonstrate ways to use and conserve natural resources including studies to help government agencies introduce environmental benefits into development projects.
Coastal Bend bays are a valuable economic asset with both sport and commercial fishing, sailing, kayaking, and other outdoor activities on the Texas Coast worth more than two billion dollars annually.
Corpus Christi Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization and the local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Partner families and volunteers for Habitat for Humanity work to build affordable housing. Habitat for Humanity requires partner families to contribute 300 – 500 hours of work to participate in the program.
Twenty college students from the Catholic University of America are volunteering with Habitat for Humanity during their spring break to provide labor for a humanity homes here in Corpus Christi. Funds and materials used during construction and renovation are donated by individual and corporate donations.
This goes to show that there are wonderful young people willing to give to serve communities. What an awesome way these college students choose to spend their spring break, they helping a family realize their dream of home ownership.
If you are looking for a new home in Corpus Christi or the surrounding areas, please give me a call, I will be happy to help you find just the right one for you and your family.