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Civic Organizations and Non Profits

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Civic Organizations & Non Profits


 4-H Clubs – Preparing today’s youth for tomorrow’s challenges. Students in grades 3-12 belong to 6 4-H clubs in our community.

 Canadian Area YMCA – Great programs for all ages are made possible by YMCA employees and volunteers.

 Canadian Arts Alliance – Provides annual scholarships to CHS graduates and brings quality music, theatrical performances, workshops and educational programs to town.

 Canadian Volunteer Fire Department – When the smoke clears and we breathe a collective sigh of relief, we have the dedicated men and women of the Canadian Volunteer Fire Department to thank.

 Edward Abraham Memorial Home – Dedicated volunteers provide residents with companionship, music, prayer, daily excursions about town and much more.

 Hemphill County Hospice – “Earth Angels” bringing quality of life to patients and families. The hospice wing in the hospital features chapel and patient room with an attached family room.

 Hemphill County Library – The Friends of the Library raise funds for many worthwhile programs including the popular Summer Reading Program.

 Lions Club – “Vision on the future.” The Lions Club provides eye care and glasses to those in need and fund raisers to help finance programs abroad.

 Little League Sports – Boys and girls take to the field to “play ball” thanks to the many coaches, volunteers, and sponsors who feel that sports teach valuable lessons.

 Rachel’s Little House – From chaperones to cupcakes, maintenance to money raising, volunteers keep the doors open so children will have their own house.

 Rotary Club – Service above self is the motto. In addition to sponsoring exchange students, local members work with area youth promoting high standards of conduct.

 River Valley Pioneer Museum – Volunteers preserve Hemphill County’s rich past with a uniquely personal museum.

 Scouting in Canadian – Local boy and girl scout troops enjoy camping, fishing, canoeing and outdoor adventures.

 Sharing is Caring – Distributes food, clothing and good will each Saturday.

 Storm Chasers – Over 400 volunteers are on call in eight sectors, providing life saving up-to-the-minute information.

 Tralee Crisis Center – Tralee offers 24-hour hot line, emergency shelter, legal advocacy, counseling and support for victims of abuse and domestic violence.

 Woman’s Services League – Over 200 meals are delivered every week by the Meals on Wheels program, directed by the Woman’s Service League.

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Canadian-Hemphill County Community Development
216 S. 2nd. St. Canadian, Texas 79014 806-323-6234