Silver Eagle Houston Awards $100,000 in Educational Scholarships to Children of Employees

HOUSTON, TX (Friday, June 21, 2024) – Silver Eagle Distributors Houston is honored to announce the awarding of $100,000 in educational scholarships to 25 deserving children of employees. Since 2020, Silver Eagle Houston has awarded 125 scholarships totaling $500,000.

The scholarships, each worth $4,000, are designed to help cover the cost of tuition, books, and other educational expenses for the upcoming 2024-2025 academic year. This initiative, in collaboration with the Greater Houston Community Foundation, underscores Silver Eagle’s commitment to supporting the educational aspirations of its extended family.

John Johnson, President of Silver Eagle Distributors Houston, expressed his enthusiasm for the scholarship program, stating, “We are honored to support the educational goals of our employees’ children. Investing in education is investing in the future of our community. We believe that these scholarships will provide valuable opportunities for these bright young individuals to achieve their dreams and make a positive impact in the world.”

Greater Houston Community Foundation, a respected philanthropic organization known for its effective management of charitable funds, has partnered with Silver Eagle Distributors Houston to administer the scholarship program. This partnership ensures that the selection process is fair, transparent, and impactful.

“Education is a powerful tool for change and empowerment,” said Stephen Maislin, President & CEO of Greater Houston Community Foundation. “We are honored to work with Silver Eagle Distributors Houston in recognizing and supporting these outstanding students. The recipients’ dedication to their studies and community service is truly inspiring.”

The Silver Eagle Distributors Houston Scholarship program aims to assist students with their educational expenses by offering up to $4,000 annually. The scholarships are available to those enrolled in undergraduate, graduate/master’s, two-year, and technical degree programs. Administered by Greater Houston Community Foundation, this scholarship program is fully funded by Silver Eagle Distributors Houston.


About Greater Houston Community Foundation
Since 1995, Greater Houston Community Foundation has helped Houston thrive by convening philanthropic resources and knowledge to drive philanthropy in our community, distributing over $2.2 billion in grants at the direction of its donors since inception. Through various charitable vehicles, including donor advised funds and scholarships, the Foundation partners with donors to meet their objectives by supporting grant making, including providing programming, advising, and educational opportunities for donors to maximize their philanthropic impact.

Greater Houston Community Foundation is widely considered to be the go-to partner for high-profile philanthropic partnerships in the Greater Houston area, including major disaster relief initiatives, such as the Houston Harris County Winter Storm Relief Fund, the Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund, and, most notably, the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. The Foundation leads collaborations that support the wellbeing and vitality of Houston including Understanding Houston, a regional indicators partnership with the Kinder Institute for Urban Research that provides key data for philanthropists, business and nonprofit leaders, to drive decision-making in important areas of investment in Houston including economic opportunity, housing and education. For more information, visit

About Silver Eagle Distributors Houston, LLC
Silver Eagle Distributors Houston, LLC is one of the largest independent beverage distributors in the nation. The company employs more than 1,000 team members, serving the metropolitan Houston-area to include the counties of Fort Bend, Montgomery, and a significant portion of Harris County. Operations include its Houston corporate office and warehouse as well as sales and service locations in Conroe, Cypress, Pasadena, and Rosenberg. Silver Eagle Houston distributes a broad selection of domestic and import brands, as well as microbrews and craft beers, craft spirits and several non-alcoholic beverages and waters to approximately 10,000 businesses across greater Houston. For more information, visit and check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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