Clint Capela Hosted Back to School Program for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Sunday, August 25, 2019
It might be preseason for the Rockets, but it’s back to school season for the team’s biggest fans! Clint Capela’s
with Reliant to host 30 kids, specifically selected as a result
of growing up in a single-parent household similar to Clint, and their mentors from Big Brothers Big Sisters at Lupe Tortilla this past Saturday, August 24th for the foundation’s inaugural “Back 2 School” program.
The NBA star made his rounds as the children dined with their mentors and Reliant volunteers and had the opportunity to chat with Clint
one-on-one throughout the morning. Breakfast tacos were served with swag! Clint surprised each child with a bag filled with school supplies, swag and a $300 gift card to Walmart to help kick off the school year.
more detail, the
“slam dunk” surprise of the day was when Clint joined the kids on a “fast-break” to Walmart in prearranged transportation after breakfast as he personally helped them shop for school supplies, clothing
and necessities for the upcoming year.
While many know Reliant as their home electricity provider, it
also believes in being a positive force in the community. Serving in the
community runs deep for Reliant. It’s ingrained in the company and employees,
serving as ambassadors, volunteers and advocates for more than 150 causes
across the state of Texas.
Big Brothers Big Sisters partners with
parents/guardians, volunteers, donors, companies and
others in the community to provide children with strong and
supported one-to-one mentoring relationships.
Capela’s CC15 Foundation was founded by Clint Capela of the Houston Rockets
provide children in foster care and children of low-income single-parents with
opportunities and resources that are available to dual-parent, middle- and