Charity & Society


6th Annual Houston Sweethearts Valentine's Day Celebration

Love is shown for the Mission of Yahweh Homeless Shelter.

02/17/2016 With Diane Caplan


Denali Foundation Gala

Art and adventure mix at Denali Foundation's Second Annual fundraiser, benefiting efforts to build schools in Nepal.

02/15/2016 Photography by Quy Tran


MATCH Grand Opening Weekend

Hundreds of arts and culture enthusiasts gathered for the new Midtown art haven's grand opening.

02/12/2016 Photography by Michelle Watson


Wrapped in Red Gala: 100 Years of the Red Cross

The Texas Gulf Coast chapter of the American Red Cross celebrates a century of good works in high style.

02/09/2016 By Alice Levitt


Discovery Green Gala on the Green 2016

The downtown park raises nearly a million dollars with its biennial black-tie fundraising event.

02/08/2016 Photography by Dave Rossman


UTHealth School of Public Health Nourish Luncheon

Health goes high-tech at UT's annual luncheon, supporting its planned nutrition center.

02/08/2016 Photography by Sam Schultze


Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s Best Friends Brunch

The Houston charity organization raises funds for its pet-friendly food program, aniMeals on Wheels.

02/05/2016 Photography by Kim Coffman


A Couture Cause

The fashionable fete raised awareness for cancer research and youth outreach in Houston.

02/04/2016 Photography by Daniel Ortiz


Houstonia's 3rd Annual Gumbo Smackdown

15 restaurants battled it out for best gumbo, but only two came out on top.

02/03/2016 With Jasmine Fuller


Margarita Madness at HCCC

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft rings in 15 years with a tasty toast.

01/28/2016 Photography by Roswitha Vogler


Boxing Legend George Foreman Honored at Tribute Dinner

The Houston native welcomed guests in celebration of the first annual charity gala benefiting the George Foreman Youth and Community Center.

01/27/2016 By Nick Esquer Photography by B. McKinzy Photography

On The Town

A Couture Cause Is Setting the Trend in 2016

The charitable, fashionable event on Jan. 21 is trying something new this year.

01/13/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen


Annual Holiday Coffee with the Children's Assessment Center

Guests opened their hearts, bringing gifts to brighten the holidays for the children served by the CAC.

12/21/2015 With Diane Caplan


Zadok Jewelers’ 'Jewels of the Night’ Holiday Party

A dazzling evening benefited Friends For Life.

12/10/2015 With Sarah Rose


Houstonia Top Lawyers 2015

The city's top attorneys gathered for cocktails, live music, and to celebrate their achievement.

12/07/2015 With Houstonia Staff


8th Annual "All in for Adoption" Texas Hold 'em Tournament

Houston philanthropists place their bets in a Texas Hold 'Em Tournament benefiting Spaulding for Children, raising a record-setting amount for the cause.

12/07/2015 With Sarah Rose


World AIDS Day Luncheon

Supporters gathered at Post Oak Hilton for a memorable lunch, bringing awareness to efforts of zeroing out AIDS in America.

12/07/2015 By Nick Esquer Photography by Mauro Luna


Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s 2015 “For All Humanity Luncheon”

IM honors refugee awareness with its annual luncheon, highlighting the efforts of Nihala Zakaria.

12/01/2015 By Nick Esquer Photography by Alexander Rogers


CAP Takes You on a Safari Gala

Guests go wild for Citizens for Animal Protection.

11/25/2015 With Diane Caplan

Do Some Good

Run These 5 Destination Races and Help Someone in Need

And get in shape, too.

11/24/2015 By Kayla Stewart