top of page


be-nev-o-lence - noun

the quality of being well meaning; kindness

synonyms: kindness, kindheartedness, big-heartedness, goodness, goodwill, charity, altruism, humanitarianism, compassion, philanthropy

Helping Hands Clip Art Free 29.jpg

The Benevolent Committee within Prosper Ladies Association will consist of PLA members and is accountable to the Board of Directors.  The Benevolence fund is officially recognized and designed as a gift.  The purpose of the fund is to meet a family or individual's basic needs during a crisis, when all other options have been exhausted. * 

The purpose, oversight and accountability, income, guidelines and criteria, and process are found in the Prosper Ladies Association's Benevolence Policy.*

Our committee meets with select non-profit organizations to stay apprised of the community's needs.  The committee will meet with the Executive Board and Board of Directors to present requests for Benevolence.  

If a situation comes to Prosper Ladies directly, the Executive Board will present the request to the Benevolent Chair for review.  


  • Members of the Prosper (Prosper ISD) Community

  • Non-Profit Organizations

  • Ministries and Christian Agencies


  • Lodging

  • Food

  • Clothing

  • Medical Treatment

  • Transportation to or from a place of employment

  • Funeral Expenses

Needs that can NOT be met by Benevolence include:

  • School expenses, business investments, or anything that brings financial profit to the family or individual

  • Pay off credit card debt -*Exceptions can be made when an individual has had to use a credit card in a crisis or emergency (e.g. hospitalization, death, etc.)  These exceptions must go through Board approval

  • Needs of individual who are wanted by the law or for paying fines as a result of breaking the law

  • Legal fees

  • Penalties relating to late payments or irresponsible actions

  • Business ventures or investments

Please note there is a cap per individual / family.  Anything over the cap will be reviewed by the PLA Board of Directors and Benevolent Chair.  

If this type of assistance is needed, please email or send us a letter to our mailing address: P.O. Box 40, Prosper, TX 75078.  Make sure you have provided a good contact phone number and email address for a reply. 

bottom of page