Despite its closure last year for six months due to COVID-19, Castaways recently approved $205,700 in grants to 22 local non-profit organizations in its 2021 grant recipients list.
Good Samaritans received $70,000.
The Aransas County Council on Aging received $30,000.
The Fulton Volunteer Fire Department and the Coastal Bend Troop Support received $20,000 each.
The Wings Rescue Center received $10,000.
Another Chance Rescue received $7,000.
The Humane Society of Aransas County, the June Project, Aransas County Medical Services, Children’s Coalition of Aransas County, Odyssey After School, ACCESS Counseling, and Habitat for Humanity received $5,000 each.
The Aransas County Women’s Lions Club received $3,000.
Communities in Schools, Rockport Little Theater, Cat Tales Rescue, and Friends of the History Center received $2,000 each.
The Rockport Lions Club – Toys for Kids program received $1,500.
Youth Leadership Aransas County and Rockport Center for the Arts received $500 each.
Piecemakers by the Bay received $200.