Hives for Heroes

Empowering Veterans through Beekeeping

aka Hives for Heroes   |   Houston, TX   |  www.hivesforheroes.com

Mission

To promote honey bee conservation, suicide prevention and a healthy transition from service.

Ruling year info

2018

Founder

Steve Jimenez

Main address

PO Box 10467

Houston, TX 77206 USA

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EIN

83-1465397

NTEE code info

Natural Resource Conservation and Protection (C30)

Other Mental Health, Crisis Intervention N.E.C. (F99)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Hives for Heroes is a national military veteran non-profit organization focusing on honey bee conservation, suicide prevention, and a healthy transition from service. Hives for Heroes is a Texas based 501c3 Non Profit Organization EIN: 83-1465397

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Beekeeping

Animal Husbandry

Population(s) Served
Veterans
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Total number of organization members

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Work status and occupations

Related Program

Beekeeping

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of stories successfully placed in the media

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Health, Work status and occupations

Related Program

Beekeeping

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of national media pieces on the topic

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Health, Work status and occupations

Related Program

Beekeeping

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of organizational partners

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Work status and occupations, Health

Related Program

Beekeeping

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

We are a national network of beekeepers and veterans providing purpose, education, and healthy relationships fostering a lifelong hobby in beekeeping.

Long term, organic growth, developing leaders to accomplish the mission.

A safe and trusted network of amazing professionals nationally.

Scaled nationally, providing purpose and relationship in local communities.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Hives for Heroes is a national military veteran non-profit organization focusing on honey bee conservation, suicide prevention, and a healthy transition from service. We are a national network of beekeepers and veterans providing purpose, education, and healthy relationships fostering a lifelong hobby in beekeeping. Hives for Heroes is a Texas based 501c3 Non Profit Organization EIN: 83-1465397

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Community meetings/Town halls,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Hives for Heroes

Board of directors
as of 3/6/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Steve Jimenez

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Term: 2018 - 2020

Morgan Hill

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Kevin Freiburger

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Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/6/2021,

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

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Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability