Community Organizations 


Forney Arts Council

The Forney Arts Council is a young vibrant non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating opportunities for local artists, while increasing the awareness of the arts in the community. 

Officers: 

Chair- Tiffany Wyndham
Co-Chair- Mario Luna
Secretary- Kendall Milton
Treasurer- Lori Pierce
 

Monthly Meetings:

Public meetings are held every third Monday at Crumbzz

Location:

Crumbzz European Bistro- 212 S. Bois D'Arc. 

Contact Information: 

972-388-6181

info@forneyarts.org

Website:

www.forneyarts.org 

Social Media Link

https://www.facebook.com/ForneyArtsCouncil/


Forney Garden Club

The Forney Garden Club was established on May 23rd, 1984. By 1985 they had 23 members. The members maintain the Xeric Garden, located at the Forney Sub-Courthouse, downtown Forney and enjoy different ongoing community projects.

Officers: 

President- Irene Willis
Historian- Gail Wilson
Community Projects Chair- Florence Benedict

Monthly Meetings:

Third Tuesdays at 10:00AM at First Baptist Forney

Location:

First Baptist Forney "Great Hall" 1003 College Street- FM 741

Contact Information: 

Social Media Link

https://www.facebook.com/ForneyGardenClub


Forney Food Pantry

The Forney Food Pantry is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a North Texas Food Bank Partner Agency located in Forney, Texas, serving Forney and Crandall, Texas, since 1992.

Hours of Operation:

Every Wednesday 9AM-1PM

Staff Contact:

Director- Taressa Adams 

Location:

222 Industrial Dr. Forney, Texas 

Contact Information: 

ForneyFoodPantry@gmail.com 

972-552-2011

Website: 

www.forneyfoodpantry.org 

Social Media Link

https://www.facebook.com/forneyfoodpantry/timeline


Forney Rotary Club

The Forney Garden Club was established on May 23rd, 1984. By 1985 they had 23 members. The members maintain the Xeric Garden, located at the Forney Sub-Courthouse, downtown Forney and enjoy different ongoing community projects.

Officers: 
President- M. Scott Gilmore
Treasurer- Trent Brown
Secretary- Pete Snider
Flag Program Director- Michael Skinner
New Generations- Tammy L. Kelly
 

Weekly Meetings:

Wednesdays at 12:00PM at Alfredo's Steakhouse

Location:

Alfredo's Steakhouse
111 E US Highway 80
Forney, TX  75126
 

Contact Information: 
Rotary Club of Forney
P.O. BOX 1075
FORNEY, TX 75126
972-971-5043
ForneyRotary@yahoo.com

Website: 

http://portal.clubrunner.ca/4293

Social Media Link

Forney Rotary Club


Forney Lions Club

The Forney Lions has a dynamic history, founded in 1978, we are best known for fighting blindness - it’s part of our history as well as our work today. But we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects including scholarships for Forney students, food assistance and helping seniors and the disabled.

Officers: 

President - Lion Dale Ingersoll
Secretary - Lion Richard Bruner
Treasurer - Lion Connie Ingersoll
1st VP - Lion Julia Johnson
2nd Vice President and Membership Chair - Lion Mistie Stephens
3rd Vice President - Lion Tony Rangel
Social Media - Lion Jesse Vasquez
Lions Stampede/5K Chair - Lion Matthew Malone

Monthly Meetings: 

Meetings held 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at Warren Middle School

Location:

Warren Middle School
811 S. Bois D'Arc St. 
Forney, TX  75126
 

Contact Information: 
info@forneylions.com

Website: 

http://forneylions.com/

Social Media Link: https://www.facebook.com/forneylionsclub/timeline


Forney Historic Preservation League

The Forney Historic Preservation League, Inc., a non-profit IRS 501(c)3 organization, has been promoting the preservation of Forney’s heritage since 1985.

Officers: 

President - Charles Beason
Secretary - Don Themer
Treasurer - Donna Hervey
Vice President - George Venner  
Web Master - Tracy Drane

Monthly Meetings: 

Meetings held second Mondays at 7:00PM at the Museum  

Location:

Spellman Museum of Forney History

200 S. Bois D'Arc Forney, Texas
 

Contact Information: 
(972) 552-2400

PO Box 317
Forney, TX 75126
historicforney@gmail.com

Website: 

http://www.historicforney.org/

Social Media Link: https://www.facebook.com/spellmanmuseum/


Forney Education Leadership Foundation

The Forney ISD Education Leadership Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax exempt organization created in 2003 and formalized in 2004. purpose of the Foundation is to award each Forney ISD high school graduating senior, whom applies, with a $500 scholarship toward continuing education - whether vocational, technical, community college or university.

Executive Directors: 

President - Greg Pharris
Vice President - Lisa Taylor
Vice President - George Brown
Treasurer - Robert Dobbs  
Secretary - Susan McWilliams

Foundation Staff: 

Executive Director - Larry Coker
Assistant Executive Director - Kate Keierleber
Administrative Assistant - Lisa Cowgill 

Contact Information: 
Phone : 972-524-4055
Email : forney.foundation@edu.forneyised.net 

Mailing Address:
Forney ISD Education Leadership Foundation
PO BOX 2014
Forney, Texas 75126

Office Address:
Forney ISD Administration Building
600 Bois D'Arc
Forney, Texas 75126

Website: 

http://www.forneyisdfoundation.org/

Social Media Link: https://www.facebook.com/Forney-Education-Leadership-Foundation-272214389462668/?fref=ts


Sharing the Love Foundation

Sharing The Love Foundation was founded in 2012 on the idea of encouraging youth to make an impact in the lives of others. Since our organization was established, we have endeavored to provide help where the need is greatest. Our team are lead by youth volunteers. The team is dedicated to the success of this ministry. We advocate for those who need our help

Officers: 

Founder/ Executive Director - Marian Stewart
President - Karen Jones
Vice President - Dena Pope
Secretary - Joyce Lane
Treasurer - Amanda Lewis
 

Monthly Meetings: 

Third Friday of every month 6:30PM at Forney City Hall 101 E. Main St. 

Contact Information: 

P.O. Box 640 Forney, TX 75126
Phone: 469 278-5755
Fax:469 762-5287
E-mail: Sharingthelove01@gmail.com

Website: 

http://www.sharingthelove.org/

Social Media Link: https://www.facebook.com/SharingTheLoveFoundationForneyTx/?fref=ts


Kaufman Environmental Co-op

The Co-op is a 501c(3), member-owned non-profit environmental business that specializes in setting up waste disposal programs in Kaufman County. With no landfills in the county and diminishing space in nearby landfills, the problem of municipal solid waste is getting more serious every day. The Co-op's primary focus is to provide education on issues such as solid waste reduction, composting, recycling and resource conservation. 

Staff:

Executive Director - Charles Whitaker
Administrator - Candice Boswell -
Program Director - Nelida Spurell

 

Contact Information: 

Phone : 972-524-0007
Email : eco@trashbusters.org

Mailing Address:
Environmental Co-op
PO BOX 1833
Terrell, Texas 75160

Physical Address:
Environmental Co-op
1100 Airport Rd
Terrell, Texas 75160
 

Website: 

http://www.trashbusters.org/

Social Media Link: https://www.facebook.com/trashbusters/?fref=ts