Angel Reach Presents 10th Annual “Always Pursue” Graduation Drive-Thru Celebration Parade

By: Janel Savage
| Published 05/28/2020

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THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Angel Reach will be holding their 10th Annual “Always Pursue” Graduation Drive-Thru Celebration Parade on June 7th, 2020 in the Harvest parking lot of the Woodlands United Methodist Church located at 2200 Lake Woodlands Dr., The Woodlands, Texas from 4 pm to 6 pm featuring a graduate friendly environment including photo opportunities in cap and gown, graduate recognition and gifts/scholarships awarded.

This event is sponsored by Angel Reach and its community partners CASA, Love Fosters Hope and Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Angel Reach is a nonprofit in Conroe that is committed to help serve our communities’ foster/kinship families and youth who have aged out of the foster care system, as well as homeless and at risk youth. Angel Reach helps them transition to better lives by providing assistance with benefits assessments, counseling, mentoring, tutoring, resources and support groups.

Graduating from high school should be an exciting time filled with hope and encouragement from friends and family, and a sense of a wide open future full of adventure and ready to be conquered. For kids in foster care, this is not always the case. Graduation for them can be a time of fear and trepidation. The statistics tell their story:
Less than 50% of foster youth graduate from high school
Less than 2% of foster youth graduate from college
These teens have beaten the odds and we will be celebrating them

For the past 9 years, ANGEL REACH has strived to address this issue for each teen in foster care in Montgomery County. Due to COVID -19, this year Angel Reach plans to celebrate youth again, just a little differently with the graduates experiencing recognition and celebration by way of an Always Pursue Drive -Thru Parade. Please join Angel Reach and its community partners, CASA, Love Fosters Hope and Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, by lifting each of the graduates up in prayer as they move forward in their journey.

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