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

Cannonball!

JDRF's Virtual Gala Raises More Than $1.2 Million

In black tie and pjs, guests came together online to support type 1 diabetes research.

05/21/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Glitz and Gold

Houston Ballet Celebrates Its Golden Anniversary With a Party for the Ages

The ball at the Wortham Theater Center raised almost $1.8 million.

02/28/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Hearts of Hope

Bo's Place Celebrates 30 Years of Community Service

The free-of-charge non-profit bereavement center welcomed decorated Olympian Bode Miller as its 2020 luncheon guest speaker.

02/27/2020 By Natalie Galerne

Yeehaw

Rodeo Season Kicks Off with a Stylish Shindig to Honor 2020 Sweethearts

This year's Valentine's Day-edition of the Rodeo Trailblazer Awards featured a Tootsies fashion show.

02/24/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Feed the World

Justin Reid Helps Kids’ Meals Celebrate Major Milestone

The local org has successfully delivered over a million free, healthy meals to children in need.

02/21/2020 With Stevi Maytubby

Reading Rainbow

Houston Literati Shines at 34th Annual Inprint Poets and Writers Ball

The gala welcomed award-winning poet and MacArthur Foundation Fellow Terrance Hayes as this year's featured speaker.

02/21/2020 By Abby Ledoux

In Bloom

Junior League of Houston Raises Nearly $1 Million Amidst Lush Secret Garden Setting

Houston matrons and savvy socialites raise a glass to the women of Briar Oaks Lane.

02/19/2020 By Natalie Galerne

A Little Bird Told Me

The Blue Bird Circle Resale Shop Is Back and Better Than Ever

The beloved Montrose shop celebrated its grand reopening after closing last summer for a major remodel.

02/14/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Heartwarming Stuff

MD Anderson Gives Parents a Much-Needed Night Out

The Valentine's-themed event at the Westin Houston Medical Center pampered families of pediatric patients.

02/14/2020 By Abby Ledoux