Charity & Society

RELIEF RESOURCES

5 Ways Texans Can Support Puerto Rico After Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona struck Puerto Rico on Monday and is currently razing parts of the Caribbean.

09/20/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Fall Arts Guide 2022

5 Women Changing Houston's Art Scene From the Top

From expanding the permanent collection at the MFAH to encouraging experimentation amongst Southern artists, women literally run the (art) world.

09/19/2022 By Amarie Gipson Illustrations by Robin Kachantones

LEGACY

Houston Ballet Receives A Record-Breaking Donation

Following the record-breaking legacy gift, the downtown entrance of the institution has been renamed the Margaret Alkek Williams Center for Dance.

05/16/2022 By Danielle Wright

AAPI

Support These 10 Organizations for AAPI Month

Get to know some of the organizations preserving the AAPI community in Houston.

05/06/2022 By Amarie Gipson

CHARITY

Barbara Bush’s A Celebration of Reading Returns for 28th Year

A Celebration Of Reading will be held April 21 at The Post Oak Hotel Ballroom and will feature five bestselling authors

02/21/2022 By Ile-Ife Okantah

FEATURE

Deun Ivory’s Nonprofit is Providing Creative Wellness for Houston Women

Meet the Texas born artist behind Houston’s new creative wellness hub, The Body: A Home for Love.

11/16/2021 By Amarie Gipson

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