Charity & Society

Orange You Glad You Came?

37th Annual Orange Show Gala Bolsters Public Art Promotion and Preservation

This year's Dia de Los Muertos-themed gala raised over $400,000 for the arts center.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Philanthropy

Home Safe Home Gala Raises $540K to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The 13th annual event drew more than 500 guests to The Revaire.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

James Harden Poured Me Champagne

Chris Paul, James Harden, and Carmelo Anthony Become Mastro's Servers for a Cause

The NBA All-Star and Rocket point guard enlisted A-list friends for his inaugural Celebrity Server Dinner to benefit Houston charities for youth enrichment and homelessness prevention.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ghoulishly Good Deeds

A Spooky Affair Raises $970,000 for Ronald McDonald House Houston

This year's Boo Ball drew more than 700 costumed characters in support of the charity for families of seriously ill children.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Melissa Etheridge and Other Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories at Fundraiser

The Grammy-winning musician headlined the 17th annual Nancy Owens Breast Cancer Foundation Luncheon, which raised $100,000 for research.

10/25/2018 By Abby Ledoux

We are the Champions

Pediatric Cancer Survivors, Community Leaders Take Their Turns on the Runway

The Celebration of Champions Fashion Show and Luncheon raised nearly $400,000 for Texas Children's Cancer Center's Long-Term Survivor Program.

10/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

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Costumed Catrines Raise Over $1 Million for Children's Museum

The Día de los Muertos-themed gala was a huge hit.

10/17/2018 By Abby Ledoux

How Charming

Kendra Scott Brings Joy and Jewels to MD Anderson

The famed Texas jewelry designer celebrated the launch of her charms collection back where it all began: the MD Anderson pediatric center.

09/25/2018 By Abby Ledoux

A Good Cause

At Tootsies, Astros Come Out Swinging for a Cure to Huntington's Disease

Franchise favorites supported their teammate, pitcher Joe Smith, who founded HelpCureHD with Allie LaForce.

09/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Happenings

Cowboy Chic Guests Raise $300K for Big Brothers Big Sisters

The annual gala honored the Rodeo on September 6.

09/11/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Warm Fuzzies

Junior League Volunteers-Turned-Personal Shoppers Outfit Kids with Back-to-School Essentials

Through the League's partnership with Child Advocates Inc., nearly 100 local children in foster care kicked off their school year with a Target shopping spree.

09/06/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Good Clothes, Good Cause

Fifth Annual All White Charity Fashion Show Benefits Suicide Prevention

Proceeds from Labor Day Weekend's local designer showcase went toward the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

09/05/2018 By Julia Davila

Do Good

Soirée Honors Houston's Humanitarians

The fourth annual event recognized Houstonians who are making a difference.

08/14/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Helping Houston

4 Ways to Shop and Do Good In Houston

These thrift stores all benefit local charities.

07/20/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Helping Houston

12 Simple Ways to Help Houston Become a Better City

An everyday guide to voting better, helping the homeless, beautifying the city, and improving the environment.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Helping Houston

22 Nonprofits Worthy of Your Time, Money, or Both

Houston's nonprofit organizations—and the causes they support—could always use a helping hand.

07/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, Laura Furr Mericas, and Dianna Wray

Helping Houston

60 Ways to Make Houston a Better Place

From teaching someone to read to learning to merge in traffic, feeding the homeless to picking up after your dog, supporting the arts to voting to planting trees to not %$#&ing littering—and oh-so-much more.

07/20/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Charity

Young Houstonians for Houston Children’s Charity Celebrates Birthday Bash

The young professionals group raised $12,000 benefit Houston Children’s Charity’s Chariots for Children program.

07/16/2018 With Laura Tracy

Charity

George Springer All Star Bowling Benefit Raises More Than $250K

Proceeds from the event will send children from families in need to Camp SAY, a summer camp for kids who stutter.

07/16/2018 With Laura Tracy

Charity

Rolex Boutique Deutsch & Deutsch Hosts 'Sips and Syllables'

The event, held in partnership with the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Young Professionals Group, is a precursor to the literacy foundation's annual gala.

07/06/2018 With Laura Tracy