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Goals that have been reached:

We have established a board of directors

We have obtained our Employee Identification Number (EIN)

We have established ourselves as a Not for Profit Corporation in the State of Texas

We have established ourselves as a Non-Profit 501c3 with tax exempt status

We have established ourselves as a Tax Exempt entity in the State of Texas

We have opened up a bank account for the purpose of collecting and managing needed funds

We have opened up a Paypal account for the purpose of collecting needed funds

We have made contact with and had a meeting with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice about our plans

We have obtained approved example blue prints of several possible construction plans

We have obtained full support from the local administrative branch of the unit, including the warden and prison chaplain

We have established this website to assist in the marketing of this project

We have established a Facebook page to get social media involved in the effort

We have started collecting funds for this project

Goals that we will need to reach yet:

Reach out to the local media (newspapers and TV) for help in getting the local word out on this project

Engage and promote the Facebook page and Website to generate interest in the project

Engage local churches and other local foundations to generate interest in the project

Figure out unique ways to generate interest and promote community involvement in the project

Finish fundraising the necessary funds to be able to start construction

Work with local and state TDCJ to finalize construction plans

Take bids and retain a contractor for construction

Obtain necessary permits from local and TDCJ to be able to begin construction

Oversee and work with TDCJ to see that construction is completed

Provide continued support to the chapel as needed for maintenance of the facility