Charities Supported

Every year we review requests for financial assistance from throughout the community in a variety of shapes and sizes. Our goal is to identify immediate needs where we can provide assistance to the highest level of impact, and put the funds we raise to work as soon as possible. If you know of a pressing need in the community please get in touch with our leadership. Some of the recent beneficiaries of the good will of our Wild Game Dinner guests have been:

  • Austin Fly Fisher’s SKIFF
  • Boy Scouts
  • Burke Center for Youth
  • Camp Breakaway
  • Center of the Plate
  • Dripping Springs Adult Education Program
  • Dripping Springs Public Library
  • Dripping Springs United Methodist Church Hispanic Outreach
  • Dripping Springs United Methodist Church Honduras Mission Trip
  • Dripping Springs United Methodist Church Scholarship & Youth Ministry
  • Dripping Springs United Methodist Church Welcome Team
  • Dripping Springs United Methodist Church WOW Dinners and Church Picnic
  • George’s Well (built a well in a Kenyan Village)
  • Hays/Caldwell Women’s Center
  • Healing Horse Ranch
  • High School Scholarships
  • Kairos Prison Ministries
  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries
  • Methodist Outreach Service Troop (M.O.S.T.)
  • Mission Trips
  • Red Arena
  • United Methodist Army
  • United Methodist Men
  • Young Life

The Friends Foundation
Friends FoundationThe Friends Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to providing financial support to the elderly and to those in need of nursing care, whether in a nursing home, an independent living center, or at their own home in the greater Dripping Springs, Texas area. The Friends Foundation’s program, Our Daily Bread, delivers meals to elderly home bound residents of the Dripping Springs area. The Friends Foundation may also provide or assist with financial support to a student who is a resident of the Dripping Springs area or a graduate of Dripping Springs High School entering a geriatric program of study. The organization may also support any other non-profit organization which provides care to the elderly or serves the greater Dripping Springs community.

 

Helping Hands
Helping HandsDripping Springs Helping Hands, Inc. is a local, nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization supported by local businesses, individuals and churches. Our goal is to lighten the burden of neighbors temporarily enduring hard times. The mission of Helping Hands is to provide the community of Dripping Springs, Texas with a framework of compassionate care designed to assist neighbors in time of need, regardless of their age, creed, or ethnic origin. The main functions of Helping Hands are: Food Distribution, Financial Aid, and other Special Programs.

 

Hill Country Senior Citizen Activity Center
Dripping Springs Senior Citizen CenterThe Hill Country Senior Citizens Activity Center was formed in 1977 to provide meals, health screenings and transportation for seniors in the Dripping Springs and Wimberley areas.

 

The Burke Center for Youth
Burke CenterBurke Center for Youth is a nonprofit organization formed in 1973 to care for Texas children who are removed from their home environments due to abuse, neglect, or problems with the law. We are providing help and hope to children in crisis through our services. These are the children that belong to no one, and yet, they belong to us all. Help us to help these children in order that they may eventually belong in a family.

 

And the many missions and ministries of the Dripping Springs United Methodist Church, including but not limited to:

  • DSUMC Honduras Mission Trip
  • Kairos Prison Ministry
  • George’s Well (built a well in a Kenyan Village)
  • Camp Breakaway
  • Dripping Springs Adult Education Program
  • High School Scholarships
  • Boy Scouts
  • Young Life
  • Methodist Outreach Service Troop (M.O.S.T.)