Plano-based nonprofit organization The Storehouse of Collin County launched a job partnership program earlier this year, according to a news release from the organization.

The details

The Storehouse’s new program will help provide job opportunities to Storehouse clients. Latin American immigrants learning through the organization's free and reduced-cost classes.

Lux Ice, a Flower Mound-based craft ice company, is the program’s first partner, and the program currently has 25 participants employed at Lux, with plans to continue growing that number.

“We could not be more excited about the launch of our job partnership program, and it is incredible to see this program come to fruition with Lux Ice, a company that shares our values,” said Candace Winslow, The Storehouse of Collin County CEO, in the release.

The background

The Storehouse launched its education program, The Academy, in 2022.

The Storehouse has been providing food and clothes to community members in need since 2009. The organization also has a program that offers case management and resource referral called Project Hope.Editor's note: The story was updated to reflect that the job partnership program launched earlier this year, and to more accurately reflect the services that Project Hope provides.