ZOES WINGS FOUNDATION INCORPORATED

Get a Lift on LIFE

Temple, TX   |  www.zoeswings.org

Mission

Zoe’s Wings Foundation, Incorporated will provide services to Single Parent, Families, Seniors, Disabled and Veterans and is organized exclusively to meet the target population and demographic descriptors in order to serve the inner-city communities with the very best in high quality professional services to help residents to reach obtainable goals and develop skills to improve their life’s destiny.

Ruling year info

2019

President

Zoe Grant

Main address

712 S 32nd Street

Temple, TX 76501 USA

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EIN

83-4104402

NTEE code info

Housing Rehabilitation (L25)

Home Improvement/Repairs (L81)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (A01)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The Crisis: East Temple is filled with homes that are in despair from lack of funds and resources to maintain the upkeep of older homes where galvanized pipes are corroded, foundations have shifted, and roofs are in ruins which cumulate other issues that are hidden. Some basic qualities of life have been disrupted from natural elements that take a toll on the health and safety of their homes.

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?

Go East Temple Project - Affordable Housing, Rehabilitation, and other Housing Supportive Service

Homeowner Rehabilitation: Homes Our goal is to revitalize communities and bring hope, achievement, and pride to its families in the inner cities. Providing ease of the American Dream by providing some assistance to home repairs for those in need with low to moderate-income. We assist with the planned community developers who are strictly in the line of new affordable homes to first-time home buyers and homeownership to include disabled and veterans.

Crestview Estates Affordable Housing Development: Our first affordable housing project as the developer, multi-housing gated community with the first HOA. Development for the low-to-moderate-income residents in the underserved community on the East side of Temple Texas.

Education Component: Provide educational components for all of its programs and stresses the importance of continued education because we all don’t have the answers. Whether its house maintenance, gardening or home purchases information or classes will be shared with the residents and homeowners.

Learn a Trade Work Program: Provide employment with youth or young adults with hopes of learning a trade or skill to help provide for their families. We exist to empower them to reach obtainable goals and develop skills for building character and self-worth to improve their life’s destiny.

Population(s) Served

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 awarded residencies

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

No target populations selected

Related Program

Go East Temple Project - Affordable Housing, Rehabilitation, and other Housing Supportive Service

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Hours of expertise provided

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

No target populations selected

Related Program

Go East Temple Project - Affordable Housing, Rehabilitation, and other Housing Supportive Service

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of job skills training courses/workshops conducted

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

No target populations selected

Related Program

Go East Temple Project - Affordable Housing, Rehabilitation, and other Housing Supportive Service

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Holding steady

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.

Our Mission to change: With community support and partnerships of business and philanthropists by our side we are making a difference and helping residents to Get a Lift on LIFE, one house, one family, and one block at a time!

Obtain funding and use of volunteers from the community we will work one by one, block by block to assure those who are in need can get the assistance needed. Professionals will train youth and adults in the community with a skill to promote pride in oneself and the community they live in.

Zoe's Wings uses professional contractors especially those who are licensed to perform necessary repairs that are out of our scope of experience. Contractors, volunteers, and staff are skilled in their trade.

In 2019 we have helped 11 households with repairs ranging from water and sewer, roofs, flooring, and other interior walls and electricity that is in dire need of fixing.

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 demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Case management notes, Clientele feeback,

  • 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,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    So far all comments are good

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board,

  • 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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ZOES WINGS FOUNDATION INCORPORATED

Board of directors
as of 9/4/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Zoe Grant

Zoe's Wings Foundation, Inc.

Term: 2019 -

Brenda Clark

Victory Counseling

Davetta Cross

His Bookkeeping

Vicky Deleon

Community Member

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
  • 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 09/03/2020

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 09/03/2020

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.