Summer time is the perfect time to hit the pool with friends for fun in the sun, and thanks to a great organization you can swim for a great cause. Swim for MS is a unique fundraiser that offers volunteers flexibility and choice in their efforts all across the United States as they raise funds […]
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Make Father’s Day Weekend Special at the Dad’s Day 5K!
Support prostate cancer awareness this upcoming Father’s Day weekend at the Dad’s Day 5K in Downtown Houston. The event takes place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 starting and finishing under the Wortham Theatre Arch near the Downtown Aquarium. This wonderful event is hosted by Tex Us Too, which is the Texas chapter of the largest prostate […]
Tab for a Cause: Give Back While You Browse
Advertisements seem to be everywhere these days, becoming a common sight as we surf the internet. You open a news article and you are instantly hit with eerily specific ads tailored to your browsing history at every turn, on every sidebar. We expect them, we live with them, but one group turns those annoying ads […]
Humble Bundle: Connecting Gamers and Charities
Video games aren’t typically associated with charitable giving by any means, but Humble Bundle is changing that scenario. Working mostly through word of mouth (I heard about it from a clerk at a video game store who suggested I check it out if for the cheap games), Humble Bundle sells packages of mostly indie games and films from small developers […]
Turkish Lessons at the Raindrop Foundation
If you’re interested in learning about new culture or cooking style, you can now take Turkish cooking classes at the Raindrop Foundation in Houston. Located on the southwest side of town, the Raindrop Foundation focuses on educating Houstonians on Turkish culture, as well as providing a place for the Turkish community to celebrate their heritage […]
IEACF’s 34th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show
Supporting education in Houston is a major key to helping this city experience growth and wealth. The generation graduating high school in the next few years are our future leaders, business owners, and workers. Since 1981, the Ivy Educational and Charitable Foundation of Houston has been providing funds to deserving high school graduating seniors and college students […]
‘Martini Madness! Bossa Nova Bash’ for Our Local Art
Join the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Friday, January 22, 2015 from 7 pm- 10 pm for their chic cocktail fundraiser featuring bottomless martinis and festivities. The center is hosting Martini Madness! Bossa Nova Bash, so prepare yourself for a tropical twist of fun. They’ll have live jazz Latin jazz bands on hand to provide the dance music […]
Enjoy a Holiday Lights Tour with The Houston Wave!
If you’ve never taken Houston’s Jitney Shuttle Service, now is a great time to do it as you check out all of the awesome holiday lights around town! The Wave is a jitney service, which is a shuttle that carries 9-15 people and runs a fixed route throughout our city for a fixed rate. A […]
MIX 96.5 Brings ‘Claus for a Cause’ to Gallery Furniture
Houston Zombie Walk: Spooky Fun All Year Around!
Halloween season is upon us, which is hands down my favorite time of the year! Spooky costumes and decorations abound, the weather finally begins to cool down here in Houston, and massive displays of candy are put up in stores. Unfortunately, it never lasts as long as I would like, but I recently found out […]