The members of Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law recognize the importance of giving back to the community. Through scholarships, donations, and volunteer activities, we support the academic goals of students in our communities and the charitable initiatives of nonprofits and community organizations.
THE TERRY BRYANT SCHOLARSHIP
The Terry Bryant Scholarship is an opportunity for high school seniors to better their communities while vying for a $2,500 scholarship. The scholarship is open to all U.S. high school seniors planning on seeking a degree at an accredited four-year university.
ORGANIZATIONS WE SUPPORT
Terry Bryant PLLC donated clothing and made a financial contribution to assist Louisiana residents recovering from the devastating flooding that occurred in the Baton Rouge area in August of 2016. Baton Rouge endured more than 25 inches of rain in less than 72 hours, leaving many without shelter and clothing. At Terry Bryant, we support the following organizations as a whole or individually:
3MM works with children, parents, and teachers to create a unique early childhood development program. The goal of the program is to provide children with the critical foundation needed for educational success and a happy and healthy life.
The AIDS Walk Houston 2014 benefits the AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc., an organization that supports HIV prevention initiatives and empowers individuals, families, and communities affected by HIV/AIDS to lead healthy, sustainable, and productive lives.
The Alzheimer’s Association advances research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s while enhancing care and support for those affected by the disease.
The American Diabetes Association works to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
Since 1924, the American Heart Association has been working to keep you, your loved ones, and your community safe from heart disease and stroke through education, support, research, and advocacy.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws, and share resources with shelters nationwide.
aniMeals on Wheels works in conjunction with the Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s Meals on Wheels program to provide food for the pets of home bound seniors with limited resources.
The Arbor Day Foundation is the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with nearly one million members, supporters, and valued partners.
Asia Society is dedicated to strengthening partnerships among people, leaders, and institutions within Asia and the United States in fields such as the arts, business, and education.
The Association of Former Students promotes the interests and welfare of Texas A&M University and, through the generous support of former students and friends of Texas A&M, is able to fund former student programs and services, student activities, scholarships and financial aid, faculty enrichment programs, and many other critical projects for Texas A&M.
The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer is the Avon Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser. Money raised at the events benefits breast cancer awareness and education, screening and diagnosis, access to treatment, support services, and research.
Founded in 1976, the Houston Association of Women Attorneys is a nonprofit organization of attorneys, judges, and law students who are interested in promoting women and the interests of women in Houston’s legal community.
The Baptist Health Foundation is committed to improving the health of the community by fostering and funding clinical, educational, spiritual, and scientific initiatives.
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation is a community foundation that connects philanthropists with capable nonprofits and invests in and manages pivotal projects that can change the community.
Through an ActionCoach fundraising effort, Terry Bryant purchased 10 bikes to be donated to a variety of Houston charities that specialize in helping families with kids in need.
The Blue Knights is an international motorcycle club that actively fund raises for projects such as Heart Fund, Ronald McDonald House Charities, nursing homes, abused women and children, handicapped children’s camps, The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States, just to name a few.
The mission of the Boys & Girls Harbor is to provide healthy, comprehensive care for children and families in crisis. The organization strives to help children overcome self-destructive patterns, break cycles of abuse, develop social skills, learn responsibility, and work towards becoming healthy, happy, and productive members of society.
The BP MS 150 Bike Tour is a two-day fundraising bike ride from Houston to Austin organized by the National MS Society. As the largest nonprofit event of its kind in North America, the ride raised $17 million in 2009 for MS research and services for persons living with MS.
Child Advocates’ mission is to break the vicious cycle of child abuse and speak up for children who get lost in the system and are in need of a safe environment.
The Children’s Defense Fund provides a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves, paying particular attention to poor children and those with disabilities.
Since 1969, the CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation has spent more than $40 million on cancer research. Unlike most cancer research institutes which are funded primarily through university medical schools and government grants, the CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation is a small, independent group whose research and treatment programs are funded almost entirely by private donations.
Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP) provides shelter, adoption, foster care, rescue, and other valuable services to animals in need in the Houston area. CAP also provides humane education and community outreach programs to encourage love and respect for all animals.
Communities In Schools champions the connection of needed community resources with schools to help young people successfully learn, stay in school, and prepare for life.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a nonprofit that focuses on finding a cure to control cystic fibrosis and improve the quality of life for those with the disease.
As the largest and most comprehensive provider of children’s social and mental health services in the Houston area, DePelchin Children’s Center has been serving area children and families for 117 years.
Doctors Without Borders is an international medical humanitarian organization working in more than 60 countries to assist people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.
Baylor College of Medicine established the Dr. Frank Kretzer Endowed Fund to provide a medical student scholarship or teaching professorship and ensure that Dr. Kretzer’s name lives on in the history of the college.
Dress for Success promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a supportive network, and the skills to thrive in the workplace.
We sponsored the 2011 Durham Elementary Spotted Gala. Proceeds benefited the Durham Elementary music program.
Earth Island Institute supports people who are creating solutions to conserve, preserve, and restore the planet’s ecosystems.
The Fairy Godmother Project of Houston is a grassroots organization that provides free prom dresses and tuxedos to area students who can’t afford to purchase their own. The organization has helped hundreds of teens since being founded in 2000.
The mission of Faith In Practice is to improve the physical, spiritual, and economic conditions of the poor in Guatemala through short-term surgical, medical, and dental mission trips and health-related educational programs.
Farm Aid works with local, regional, and national organizations to promote fair farm policies and grassroots organizing campaigns designed to defend and bolster family farm-centered agriculture.
Feed the Hunger is an evangelical mission organization that connects followers of Christ with strategic leaders domestically and overseas to help fulfill the Great Commission.
Habitat for Humanity is a Christian organization that is committed to eliminating poverty and substandard housing. The Fort Bend chapter of Habitat for Humanity has built 50 houses in Fort Bend County and almost 60 houses overseas, primarily in Honduras.
Fresh Arts Coalition is a collaboration of small and mid-sized Houston arts organizations that markets the importance of the arts to the public and builds audience participation through increased visibility, collaborative efforts, and advocacy.
Friends of BARC was founded in 2003 by a group of animal lovers looking to support the humane care and treatment of the animals residing at BARC—the City of Houston Animal Shelter—and to help them find a chance for a better life.
Glasstire is a nonprofit corporation and hosts a website about visual art in Texas. They’re supported by the Houston Art Alliance, The Brown Foundation, Inc., the Greater Houston Community Foundation, The Houston Endowment, and the Texas Commission for the Arts.
Guatemala Sana provides access to healthcare and education for children in rural Guatemala.
Harris County Friends of the Library is a group that is active in providing funds for programming and materials for the Harris County Public Library. The members of this active volunteer group raise money for the library through books sales, volunteer-sponsored programs, emberships, and sales of library t-shirts, and other memorabilia. These fundraisers provide Harris County Public Library assistance with supplies and other costs for programming, library materials, and a variety of other library needs.
The Health Museum is an interactive health center in Houston that encourages healthier lifestyles, fitness, and good physical, mental, and spiritual health.
Heifer International is a global organization with a great reputation that focuses on building sustainable communities.
The Heights Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry provides generous and nutritious groceries to those seeking help in Houston’s Heights community. This 100 percent volunteer operated nonprofit is affiliated with numerous community and religious organizations, and has served more than 11,000 families to date.
Holocaust Museum Houston is dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust, remembering the six million Jews and other innocent victims, and honoring the survivors’ legacies.
The Houston Astros Wives’ Black Ties and Baseball Caps Gala benefits the Houston Area Women’s Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting survivors of domestic and sexual violence, as well as providing prevention education to youth and the community.
Volunteer attorneys act as tutors for READ Commission projects and B.C. Elmore Middle School. The committee coordinates the HBA’s participation in the READ Commission’s Spelling Bee, and conducts an annual book drive for “gently-used” books.
A nonprofit organization, The Houston Food Bank works with local grocery stores, wholesalers, and volunteers to provide nutritious meals for hungry individuals and families.
As the largest public school system in Texas, the Houston Independent School District’s schools are dedicated to giving every student the best possible education through an intensive core curriculum and specialized, challenging instructional and career programs.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was organized for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes to encourage and promote the breeding, raising, and marketing of better livestock and farm products at public fairs and to promote and maintain research and educational functions within the livestock industry. The organization also funds scholarships, educational endowments, agricultural research projects, and other similar programs.
The Houston Museum of Natural Science is one of the nation’s most heavily attended museums and houses four floors of permanent exhibit halls, a state-of-the-art theater, a butterfly center, a planetarium and observatory, and ever-changing touring exhibitions.
The Houston Music Hall Foundation ensures the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts exceeds the community’s expectations. The center’s annual operating support comes from private philanthropy, funded by generous individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Houston PBS offers non-commercial television and radio content that serves to increase the strength of communities in southeast Texas.
The Houston SPCA, founded in 1924, is Houston’s first and largest animal protection organization and shelter. Their mission is to promote commitment to and respect for all animals and free them from suffering, abuse, and exploitation.
A Thanksgiving tradition supported by more than 20,000 participants, the TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot offers a kids run and competitive and non-competitive 5K and 10K races. Money raised by the event benefits Neighborhood Centers, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides resources, education, and personal support to more than 525,000 Texans each year.
The Houston Zoo provides a fun, unique, and inspirational experience while fostering appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world.
Humble Baseball Association is a youth baseball organization in the Humble, Texas, community that provides a venue for baseball instruction, sportsmanship, and team and tournament play for youth ranging from ages five to 18.
Huru International provides thousands of at-risk girls around the world with sanitary supplies, HIV/AIDS prevention information, and information about sexual and reproductive health.
For some residents, the cost and ability to acquire food for their best friends is an impractical task. To help decrease the burden that seniors feel when it comes to feeding themselves and their pet companions, Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston initiated the aniMeals program, which provides donated pet food to the pet companions of Meals on Wheels recipients.
The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes raises funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation—the largest charitable supporter of Type 1 diabetes research in the world. The organization funds hundreds of millions of dollars in global scientific research to find ways to better treat, prevent, and eventually cure Type 1 diabetes.
Katy Christian Ministries serves its community by offering emergency financial assistance, food pantries, and a Crisis Center, which provides assistance to victims of abuse and sexual assault.
Katy Independent School District (IDS) oversees the education of 60,000 students in 53 schools in east Texas. Working closely with families and communities, Katy IDS is a leader in educational excellence and constantly strives to provide world-class learning experiences that inspire students to live honorable and fulfilling lives.
We sponsored a team that plays for the Katy Youth Soccer Club.
Foundation is a children’s advocacy group that focuses on assisting kids who are homeless, in foster care, living below the poverty line, or who have been catastrophically injured.
Leadership Houston allows greater Houston area private, public, and nonprofit business leaders opportunities to build leadership skills by sharing their personal values, leadership experiences, and ideas.
Society The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. They have invested more than $680 million in research since 1949—specifically targeting leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.
Walk is annual fundraising event for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which benefits lifesaving research for people battling blood cancer. It’s about Taking Steps To Cure Cancer™.
Living Water International helps communities acquire desperately needed clean and sustainable sources of water.
March of Dimes is dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. The organization provides support, research, and programs that help moms have full-term pregnancies and helps babies begin healthy lives.
Meals On Wheels programs provide nutritious food, warm conversation, and regular safety checks to hungry seniors in urban, suburban, and rural communities across the country.
Memorial Assistance Ministries is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency financial assistance and other services for families and individuals who find themselves in temporary crisis and in need of assistance to maintain self-sufficiency and avoid homelessness.
Memorial Park Conservancy is engaged in a wide range of activities to preserve Memorial Park’s native habitat, and at the same time, ensure the enjoyment of Memorial Park by the public. The Conservancy’s Board of Directors works in partnership with the City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department, Houston Parks Board, and other organizations.
Officially formed in 1972, the Mexican-American Bar Association focuses on the issues unique to Spanish-speaking attorneys and discusses legal remedies to the injustices and problems facing the Hispanic community in Houston and throughout Texas.
Mission Discovery works to coordinate the efforts of missions and churches in the U.S. by bringing physical and spiritual comfort to people suffering from the effects of poverty throughout the world.
The MIT Annual Fund, established in 1940 to raise capital funds for MIT, has been the Institute’s primary source of alumni support for nearly 75 years. Donations to the fund support the unparalleled teaching, learning, and discovery that takes place every day at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The Glenda Jean Mostyn and Joe E. Moreno Educational Foundation supports, promotes and operates programs, projects, and collaborative efforts in Texas that serve to encourage the abilities of children with special needs.
Movember is an organization that raises funds and awareness to combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges.
The Museum of Cultural Arts encourages creative awareness and the appreciation of art and cultural diversity through community participation and involvement in the arts.
Founded in 1900, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) is the largest art museum in America south of Chicago, west of Washington, D.C., and east of Los Angeles. The encyclopedic collection of the MFAH includes nearly 60,000 works and embraces the art of antiquity to the present. The museum’s community outreach programs reach more than 670,000 people each year.
The school’s motto: “Owens Welcomes Everyone to Never-Ending Success!”
More than 750,000 people in the United States, including veterans, live with spinal cord injuries or a spinal cord disease. Paralyzed Veterans of America responds to their needs by supporting research, educational programs, and other initiatives that unite people and activities toward a single mission: improved quality of life.
Paws 4 Abigail is a fundraising project aimed at providing Abigail, a young girl diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, with a specially trained service dog. A service dog can help increase Abigail’s safety and quality of life within her community.
Relay For Life is a 24-hour fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, which remembers lost loved ones, celebrates the lives of people of who have battled cancer, and helps others fight back against the disease.
The Rice Design Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of architecture, urban design, and the built environment in the Houston region through educational programs, the publication of Cite: The Architecture + Design Review of Houston, and the promotion of physical improvements in the city.
Robert M. Beren Academy is a modern Orthodox day school that adheres to standards of academic excellence and exemplary moral conduct as it prepares its students to become self-confident, compassionate, practicing Jews as well as committed citizens and lifelong learners.
Ronald McDonald House Charities provides the parents of children who are in a nearby hospital a place to stay for reduced or no cost. The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities is to create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children.
Round Top Family Library serves the rural community surrounding Round Top, Texas, with full lending services for adults and children. Beyond its lending resources, the library serves as a community center and center for cultural and learning activities for children. Patrons and visitors enjoy a rich array of programs of general interest and learning opportunities, as well as free computer and Internet access.
The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Save the Children is an independent organization that helps children and families around the world who are in need of food, medical care, and educational and support programs.
Seven Lakes High School is part of the Katy Indepedent School District. The school prides itself on a welcoming, supportive environment for students to grow and flourish.
Sheltering Arms Senior Services is a nonprofit organization committed to the health and well-being of older adults and their family caregivers in the Houston area. Annually, Sheltering Arms serves more than 53,000 elders and their caregivers through services such as home care services, housing and energy management, lifeline medical alert, and volunteer services.
Based in Houston, South Texas College of Law prepares its diverse student body to serve the legal needs of their communities.
Dignity, acceptance, and a chance to reach one’s potential—these are human rights worth promoting for everyone. Since 1968, Special Olympics has been bringing one message to the world: people with intellectual disabilities can and will succeed if given the opportunity.
The mission of the Spina Bifida Association is to promote the prevention of spina bifida and to enhance the lives of all those who are affected by spina bifida. Through fundraisers and other public campaigns, the association is able to provide outreach, support, and programs, including The Camp That Love Built, the state’s only camp that caters to children living with spina bifida.
Spring Branch Independent School District’s Motto is: Inspiring minds. Sharing lives.
Star of Hope is a Christ-centered community dedicated to meeting the needs of homeless men, women, and their children. Positive life changes are encouraged through structured programs, which focus on spiritual growth, education, employment, life management, and recovery from substance abuse.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a leading pediatric treatment and research facility focused on advancing cures as well as means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude’s was founded by entertainer Danny Thomas on the premise that no child would be denied treatment based on race, religion, or a family’s ability to pay.
St. Mary’s Seminary offers men personal, spiritual, academic and pastoral preparation for the Roman Catholic priesthood.
Staying true to the Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self,” the Sugar Land Rotary Club works on service projects in both local and international communities.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists who work to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all, and energize science to find a cure for cancer.
We sponsored Law Enforcement Wild Game Cook-off tent for Ponderosa Pines Volunteer Fire Department and Spring Valley Police Department.
Association of First Responders was created to benefit law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, and their families. The funds raised during the organization’s annual cook-off benefit its various charitable activities.
Texas Children’s Hospital supports excellence in patient care, education, and research with a commitment to quality service and cost-effective care to enhance the health and well-being of children locally, nationally, and internationally.
The Texas Sparks softball team plays competitive softball while promoting strong fundamental values. The players learn responsibility, teamwork, character, respect, and hard work. Everyone involved has a high level of commitment, dedication, and a genuine love of the game.
Texas Watch is a non-partisan, advocacy organization working to improve consumer and insurance protections for Texas families. Texas Watch strives to provide a counter to wealthy special interest lobby efforts and ensure state laws reflect the true needs of families and consumers.
Tony Masraff and his nonprofit organization, Tony’s Prostate Cancer Research, are helping to eradicate prostate cancer by funding a noninvasive cure. Thanks to the generosity of the people of Houston, the organization has raised nearly $1.5 million to support individual research scientists who devote their efforts exclusively to finding the cure for prostate cancer.
Mandated by the United Nations General Assembly, UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. The organization advocates for the protection of children’s rights by helping meet basic needs and expanding opportunities to help children reach their full potential.
The University of Texas, founded in 1883, is one of the largest and most respected universities in the nation.
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education, and prevention. Located in central Houston, the institution is one of the nation’s original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Act of 1971 and is one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers today.
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November, and December and donate them to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for the holidays.
Well of Dreams, Inc., is a nonprofit organization that provides funding and resources to communities around the world to fight poverty, disease, and social injustice.
The Women’s Fund helps provide Houston area women and girls with the tools they need to be advocates for their health. Whether it is through publications, the young women’s health education program, the women’s health and advocacy project, or outreach efforts, the organization is creating a community of healthy and resilient women.
The mission of The Women’s Home is to help women in crisis regain their self-esteem and dignity, empowering them to return to society as productive, self-sufficient individuals.
World Changers is an organization that provides young people with the opportunity to help others through practical learning experiences that create and reinforce a personal commitment to charity and goodwill.
The World Wildlife Fund’s mission is the conservation of nature by preserving the diversity and abundance of life on Earth and the health of ecological systems.