Preserving History

Houston's LULAC Clubhouse Needs Your Help

A national treasure in the heart of Midtown is in danger of demolition.

08/12/2021 By Carolina Larracilla Edited by Amarie Gipson

back to school

Help a Houston Student Take a Backpack to School this Fall

YMCA of Greater Houston Hosts its 17th-annual Operation Backpack drive.

07/13/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Black-tie affair

Cotton Holdings Celebrated Its 25th Anniversary with a Blowout Party

In-person galas are back, y'all. 

06/24/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Some happy news

MacKenzie Scott Just Gave Millions to 2 More Houston Organizations

Project Row Houses and San Jacinto College have received funds from the philanthropist’s massive donation.

06/15/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

rain rain go away

Despite the Rain, Women of Wardrobe's 16th Annual Spring Fling Was a Success

Houston's young professionals picnicked on-the-go to benefit Dress for Success Houston.

05/05/2021 With Marianna Corcoran

Let’s party

Junior League of Houston Raises $600K at Its Virtual Gala

On May 1, guests celebrated the League from the comfort of their own homes.

05/05/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Over the edge 

Descend a Houston Skyscraper … for Charity

The Women’s Home is offering Houstonians the chance to rappel down the 250-foot DoubleTree Galleria. 

04/26/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Spa for a cause

This Texas-based Spa Chain Is Sharing the Love (and Its Profits) Next Week

Hiatus will donate a fifth of its March 30 profits to help Texas children in crisis following Winter Storm Uri.

03/25/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Home Edition

I Had a Ball at the 2021 Virtual Houston Ballet Ball

Guests got the VIP treatment last Friday night.

03/10/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Charitable Giving

A Day in Photos: The Houston Food Bank

A look at how the food bank gets it done.

12/11/2020 Photography by Anthony Rathbun

Charitable Giving

20-Plus Ways to Donate, Volunteer, and Help out in Houston Right Now

And how to get some help in return!

12/11/2020 Edited by Dianna Wray

Charitable Giving

Here's How Houstonians Helped Each Other This Year

Our readers tell their stories.

12/09/2020 Edited by Catherine Wendlandt

Charitable Giving

10 Ways Houstonians Can Find Help Right Now

Get back on your feet with these organizations.

12/08/2020 By Timothy Malcolm, Emma Schkloven, Gwendolyn Knapp, Catherine Wendlandt, and Denise Cathey

Charitable Giving

Just How Far Can Your $5 Donation Go in Houston?

Even the smallest amount helps.

12/07/2020 By Laura Furr Mericas

By the numbers

How Houstonians Fed Each Other During the Pandemic

A snapshot of the astounding impact Bayou City's nonprofits made during the first three months of the pandemic.

11/26/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Rendezvous On The Road

A Dress for Success Drive-Thru

The annual gala was converted into a drive-thru experience amid the pandemic.

10/26/2020 With Marianna Corcoran

The social-distancing social

Houston Is One of the Biggest Virtual Partying Cities in the U.S.

According to a new study from Evite, the Bayou City kept calm and virtually partied on in 2020.

09/22/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Moments of Joy

Do You Volunteer for a Houston Nonprofit? Send Us Your Heartwarming Experiences of 2020

We're rounding up the most hopeful moments for our winter issue.

09/09/2020 By Houstonia Staff

Going once, going twice

Bun B and Other Houston Celebs Auctioning Off Items for a Good Cause

Autographed guitars, baseball caps, and more are being sold as part of a charity action to help music industry workers affected by the current pandemic.

09/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven