the community foundation for the South Plains area, the
Lubbock Area Foundation works to address the needs
most relevant to this community, providing lasting
benefits to the people of the South Plains, and
providing donors a charitable home through which their
contributions can help the community now and for
generations to come.
the Fallen Heroes Fund
all the concerns that active duty men and women have as
they leave their families behind, the welfare of their
children must be foremost in their minds.
September 1, 2001 to December 31, 2009, twenty-two soldiers from this community
have been fatally wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan and one
police officer was fatally injured when his patrol unit was
hit head-on by a drunk driver.
Thirty-one children have lost their fathers.
wives have lost their husbands. Even
though there are survivor benefits, a child who has
lost a parent will be more likely to face personal and
financial difficulties resulting directly from that
The knowledge that this community values the sacrifices
of our service men and women and is mobilized to
protect and support their children should they not
return is the best affirmation of our support for them.
Through the Fallen Heroes Fund, area residents now have a
way to provide scholarship support for the dependent
survivors of service men and women and first responders
who have died in the line of duty since September 11,
As a supplement to financial aid and survivor
educational benefits, Fallen Heroes scholarship
awards will help to assure that the dependents of
those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our
country and our community will have the financial
resources necessary to obtain a post-secondary
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amount of educational support provided for these
families is entirely dependent upon the generosity
of this community.
All gifts, large and small,
will make a difference.
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support for the Fallen
been provided by the law firm of
Field, Manning, Stone, Hawthorne & Aycock, the CH
Foundation and from endowments at the Lubbock Area
Foundation including the 2006 Hero’s Endowment, the
Kay Bailey Hutchison Endowment and the
Texas Home Builders Endowment.