Giving back doesn’t always require donating money; donating a valuable skill and your time are also wonderful way to help. GiveCamp Houston is a 3 day weekend event where database administrators, designers, and software developers can donate their time to create custom software for non-profit organizations. Software options can be giving an organization a new […]
Archive | March, 2014
Come Together At The Texas Children’s Family Fun Run!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4oK7vqFf4s You are invited to have fun while raising funds for a great cause, with the name “Family Fun Run” speaking for itself! Promoting healthy lifestyles and family time, this is a run you don’t want to miss! With no age limits on who can participate, everyone is invited and everyone will have a blast! […]
Chili Cook-off Raises Money for Houston AIDS Program
One thing most people can agree on is that Texans know how to serve up a delicious bowl of chili! Every year there are many chili cook-offs all over the state but one in particular stands out as a fundraiser supporting Houston’s Casa de Esperanza. Casa de Esperanza held its 4th annual Young Professionals Chili […]
In Case You Need A Reason To Smile Today!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EZpq2sD6wE Sometimes we forget how much a simple compliment can really mean to someone else. In an effort to remind people of the old-fashioned days before social media, YouTube sensation Yousef Saleh Erakat (or FouseyTube, to his 1 million subscribers) gave random women roses and a compliment just make their day. His random acts of […]
Register For The 10th Annual Impact A Hero Weekend!
Looking for a way to show love to our troops? Started in 2004, Impact A Hero is one of the largest effective organizations that provides a network of immediate, ongoing emotional and financial support for severely-wounded post 9/11 combat veterans and their families, our heroes. Their mission is to let our heroes know that every American […]
Houstonians Give The National Head Start Association A Boost
All over the world, children are encouraged to get an education for success. In October of 2013, as the country struggled to handle the federal government shutdown, Laura and John Arnold, philanthropists residing in Houston, gave $10-million to the National Head Start Association. In a statement, the Arnold’s said their reason for the gift was […]
Lend A Hand At The 2014 Houston Kids Triathlon!
Be one of the 225 volunteers needed to help make this year’s Houston Kids Triathlon a success! With 1,700 participants and about 3,500 spectators, this event is one of the largest for children in the United States. To help the event go smoothly, volunteers are needed to help set up the day before the event […]
Chris Gardner: From Homelessness To Happyness
When the story of your life spends weeks as a Washington Post and New York Times #1 bestseller, you are definitely an inspiration to millions of people around the world. People may even be familiar with the life of Chris Gardner thanks to the film The Pursuit of Happyness, which starred Will Smith. Although Gardner’s childhood […]
Join The Bubby Walk for Down Syndrome 2014
Bubby’s Friends Foundation is a non-profit organization that was started in 2011 to honor and a man named Vincent Paul “Bubby” Orlando Jr., Bubby had Down syndrome, and suffered from many other medical issues. However this did not stop him from being an inspiration to his family, who in turn are committed to bettering the […]
Jim McIngvale and the Annual Christmas Giveaway
For some families in the Houston area, Christmas becomes much more than what they expected. Since Christmas Eve of 1983, Jim McIngvale, owner of Gallery Furniture and who is affectionately known as “Mattress Mack” of Houston and his wife Linda, have donated and delivered furniture to over 500 local Houston families in need. Each year, […]