Category Archives for Community News

[07-December-2018] Houston Food Bank

On December 7, 2018 Atlantica completed a day of service at the Houston Food Bank by helping in the Keegan Kitchen with meal prep and packaging 3,886 hot meals for daily distribution to community locations where children gather after school.  


[03-August-2018] YMCA Operation Backpack

Team Atlantica had the opportunity to participate in the YMCA’s ‘Operation Backpack’ which is an initiative to provide school supplies for children in the Houston area so they can start school with the tools to be successful. With the donation of 43 backpacks filled with supplies, Atlantica is helping make a difference and impact the children in our community.  


[11-August-2017] YMCA Operation Backpack

  Team Atlantica had the opportunity to participate in the YMCA’s ‘Operation Backpack’ which is an initiative to provide school supplies for children in the Houston area so they can start school with the tools to be successful. With the donation of 25 backpacks filled with supplies, Atlantica is helping make a difference and impact the children in our community.  


[07-June-2017] Mercy Ships: Thank you Atlantica

Dear Atlantica Management Inc.   Thank you so much for your kind support of me and my project here with Mercy Ships.  Because of donations like yours, little girl ‘C’ now has a bright and happy future.  She was born with an encephalocale, a hole in her facial bones that let a sack of brain tissue / spinal fluid grow on her forehead / nose.  This condition is usually fatal by age 5 or 6 –‘C’ is 4 years old, Read More


[13-April-2017] Coeur Celeste Orphanage in Pointe Noire, Congo

Atlantica is excited to announce our sponsorship in support of Coeur Celeste Orphanage in Pointe Noire, Congo.    Our local Pointe Noire office staff visited Coeur Celeste on Thursday, 13-April-2017. During this outreach visit, the staff gave out chocolate Easter bunnies and treats to all of the children. Founded by Mrs. Celestine Bangniakana in 2014, the Coeur Celeste Orphanage is currently the home to forty (40) orphans, ranging from the age of 2 to 18 years old.  Mrs. Bangniakana, a native Read More


[17-November-2016] Mercy Ships: Africa Mercy

Atlantica and a number of its Team members support the incredible service being performed by Mercy Ships, particularly the civilian hospital / surgical Africa Mercy as it provides state-of-the-art care for those who would otherwise go without care… and they provide this service free of charge.  Mercy Ships began sailing on their mission to provide hope and healing to the world’s forgotten poor in 1978.  Each year they have been able to reach more people to provide life-changing surgeries.  In Read More


[ 24-April-2016] MS150

The MS150 fundraising ride for 2016 has come to an end. This year we were faced with more rain and an eventual cancellation of Day 2. Once again the MS organization reacted quickly and they were able to ensure that the riders had a safe well organized ride. The riders began their ride at the Houston and Waller locations and road to the finish line in La Grange. The weather was perfect on Saturday morning and conditions continued to favor Read More


[07-February-2016] Souper Bowl of Caring 2016

For the second year in a row Atlantica participated in the Souper Bowl of Caring food drive through the Houston Food bank. With the goal to surpass last year’s food donation, the team was able to contribute $160.00 in monetary donations and 261 pounds of food to help our community in need. We are hopeful our contribution makes an impact in the fight against hunger and are determined to reach an even higher goal next year! As a team we Read More


[20-December-2015] Toys for Tots Toy Drive

Team Atlantica is excited to announce the partnership with the Houston Fire Department in gathering Toys for Tots this holiday season. Our goal was to provide an underprivileged child with a it of holiday cheer that otherwise may be absent from their lives. Atlantica was able to gather an abundance of various toys for tots which were delivered to Houston Fire Station #2 for distribution before Christmas. As a team we believe; it is better to give than to receive!


[6-November-2015] Houston Food Bank

On November 6, 2015 Atlantica lent a helping hand at the Houston Food Bank by volunteering 54 hours. Creating a total of 3,240 meals as a group by helping sort, process and pack food. It was an amazing event to be part of and to be able to help those in need by serving our community. By volunteering, a greater understanding was obtained of what the Houston Food Bank does to fight against hunger as well as the positive impact Read More


[26-August-2015] Dress for Success – 2015

In honor of Women’s Equality Day on August 26, 2015, the ladies of Team Atlantica gathered a variety of professional attire to be donated to Dress for Success via Uber. The gently used professional attire ranged from suits to handbags and with the help of the designated Uber driver, the items were successfully delivered to the Dress for Success Houston location. All of the ladies who were able to contribute felt that helping other ladies be able to strive in Read More


[02-July-2015] Bike Donation & Teambuilding Day 2015

On July 2, 2015, the Atlantica Management, “Team” gathered at St. Arnold Brewery for a teambuilding day full of outstanding participation and interaction. The overall experience was not only impactful but also productive as many set expectations were met. Breakout groups provided individuals an opportunity to get to know each other on a more personal level than the office setting, which in turn strengthened relationships. After a healthy lunch, further breakout groups were assigned and Team Members assembled seven children’s Read More


[26-May-2015] Houston Flooding

On May 26, 2015 Houstonians woke up to their beloved city drowned in multiple inches of water from the recent floods that hit the state of Texas. As the community asked for support to those in need, Team Atlantica immediately gathered items that would help those who had lost nearly everything. The donations of cleaning products, diapers, water bottles, gift cards and beyond illustrated Atlantica’s compassion and solidarity to our neighbors, friends, and family effected by the flood. The special Read More


[19-April-2015] BP MS150 & Team Atlantica

The MS150 is now over and this year we had the added logistical challenge when Day 1 of the ride was suddenly cancelled due to severe weather and washed out the fairgrounds at La Grange. There had been a considerable amount of planning for this event and the last minute cancellation (Friday afternoon) by the MS150 administration provided an unwelcome challenge to the plans which were well in place by that point. Needless to say the planning committee rose to Read More


[01-February-2015] Souper Bowl of Caring 2015

[1-February-2015] Atlantica participated in the first ever Souper Bowl of Caring food drive. This is a national event dedicated to tackling hunger in our area. Houston boasts the largest food bank in the country that specializes in assisting the working-poor. Every single person that receives assistance from the Houston Food Bank is employed but unfortunately cannot afford to feed themselves or families. In 2 weeks-time, we were able to contribute $870.00 in monetary donations and 235 pounds of food to Read More


[12-April-2014] BP MS150. GO TEAM ATLANTICA!

Bluebonnet season in Texas lasts from April to early summer. It makes for a gorgeous backdrop when cycling from Houston to Austin. However the riders featured above are not cycling just for recreation or to look at bluebonnets, they are on their bikes riding 150 miles over the course of 2 days to raise funds to eradicate multiple sclerosis. MS is a chronic, unpredictable disease of the central nervous system (the brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord). It is thought Read More