Public and private cooperation in Grapevine flourishes because of civic pride. There are many local fraternal organizations and civic clubs that are truly dedicated to helping others. Their benevolent existence creates part of the foundation for our outstanding community.
It’s been said that the best reason for living in Grapevine is the people; and that may be true. The Grapevine community is genuine and serving meals to the elderly, taking care of families in need, sharing resources, and working festival booths for good causes, just to name a few.
Here are some of the great organizations you can become a part of. Join in!
610 Shady Brook Dr.
GRACE is a non-profit relief agency based in Grapevine that provides food, clothing, assistance and other necessities to people who are struggling.
PO Box 1343
The Grapevine Chapter of AMBUCS is dedicated to creating opportunities and independence for people with disabilities. AMBUCS currently has about 6,000 members in over 120 chapters in 18 states.
AMBUCS is committed to performing community service, providing scholarships to therapists, building wheel chair ramps, and providing AmTryke therapeutic tricycles to children with disabilities.
200 Vine St.
The Grapevine Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization of businesses working together to improve Grapevine’s economy and enhance the civic and cultural community.
Find more info on the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce, their impact on the community, and how you can become a member at www.GrapevineChamber.org or by clicking here.
909 Bushong Rd.
Elks Lodge is a place where neighbors come together to build community with their families. Elks invest in the community by promoting programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free.
Lodge meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Mondays of each month at 7pm. The lodge is open Monday-Saturday after 4pm and you are always welcome. The best time to see the Lodge in action are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings.
“Our members have a lot of fun at a very active lodge…thanks to our charitable fund-raising efforts we tend to make money…we then give that money away to Veterans, special needs children, scholarships and community projects.”
PO Box 324
The Grapevine Lions club is the oldest service organization in Grapevine. They work to enhance the community and partner with the Grapevine Chamber, Boy Scouts, GRACE, Baylor Hospital, and many more.
The Lions Club supports numerous charities locally and nationally. Some charities include:
* Texas Lions League for Crippled Children
* The Texas Lions Foundation
* The Lions Organ & Eye Bank
* Leader Dogs for the Blind
* Grapevine Heritage Foundation
* Metroport Meals on Wheels
* McFadden Ranch
KGVB is a recognized leader in environmental stewardship. They work with citizens, city leaders, community organizations and businesses to preserve and enhance the natural environment. More than 2,000 volunteers host major community cleanups and environmental enhancements. KGVB programs focus on beautification, litter, recycling, sustainability, youth education and marketing.
The “Sustain the Vine” program was launched in 2014 and is designed to help businesses raise awareness of environmentally-friendly practices, rate their current performance, and find ways to improve. During the inaugural year, 16 businesses have joined the program and are committed to becoming more “green.” Members are encouraged to support other participating businesses and let them know how important their environmental impact is to our community. Be on the lookout for the Sustain the Vine logo at participating businesses.
221 N. Main St.
VFW Post 10454 has over 400 members who served in WWII to the present conflicts. They work together to achieve community service goals. Additionally, they have an active voice in the ongoing battle to improve VA medical center services. They provide assistance for filing VA claims, using education and scholarship benefits, separation benefits and more.
For more info on any of these great organizations or how to get involved, click on the links above.