The Salvation Army receives Opportunity Award from H-GAC

Our Great Region Awards

The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) presented the first Our Great Region Awards in early December to recognize outstanding local projects that advance goals and strategies identified in their Our Great Region 2040 plan.

Opportunity Award

Of the five awards presented, The Salvation Army of Greater Houston received The Opportunity Award. This award honors a project that helps to overcome disparities in access to opportunity. The Salvation Army received this recognition for its Young Adult Resource Center (YARC) program.

About the Houston-Galveston Area Council

The Houston-Galveston Area Council is a voluntary association of local governments in the 13-county Gulf Coast Planning Region—an area of 12,500 square miles and more than 6 million people. H-GAC works to promote efficient and accountable use of local, state, and federal tax dollars and serves as a problem-solving and information forum for local government needs.