Houston Helping Out

Want to Help? Here are Local Houston Charities You Can Donate to Right Now

In the aftermath of the record-breaking winter storm, many are looking for ways to help. Try these Bayou City nonprofits and charities.

02/19/2021 By Dianna Wray

Getting Through It, Together

Ways to Give Back and Get Help Dealing with the Arctic Storm Fallout

Whether you only lost power for a day or haven't had water in a week, you've likely been through it with this storm, so here are some resources.

02/18/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Some good news

MacKenzie Scott Gives Big to Houston

Both the Greater Houston YMCA and Prairie View A&M have received funds from the philanthropist's donation of more than $4 billion to orgs across the country.

12/16/2020 By Dianna Wray

Santa's helpers

Pancho Claus Needs Your Help to Bring Christmas Cheer this Year

Richard Reyes, who first began playing the Bayou City's Tex-Mex Santa in 1981, has lost his financial sponsors because of the coronavirus pandemic.

12/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Charitable Giving

Here's How Houstonians Helped Each Other This Year

Our readers tell their stories.

12/09/2020 Edited by Catherine Wendlandt

Saving Hearts and minds

Take Heart, Y'all, ACHA Is Hosting Houston’s Walk for 1 in 100 Virtually This Year

The Adult Congenital Heart Association is finding exciting new ways for our community to raise funds for education, research, and outreach while staying safe.

10/19/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

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

Feel the Love

“Wall of Love” is Cementing Kindness in Houston

The growing initiative brings basic necessities to homeless individuals.

08/18/2020 By Emma Schkloven

#BlackTransLivesMatter

Support Houston’s Black Transgender Community Through These Local Advocacy Organizations

Remember, we wouldn’t have Pride if it weren’t for Marsha P. Johnson.

06/18/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Giving Back

Mastrantos Teams Up with World Central Kitchen to Supply Meals

The Heights restaurant has delivered about 3,000 meals to seniors during the pandemic.

06/16/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Rainbow connections

Show Your Pride By Donating to These 5 Houston-area LGBTQ+ Organizations This June

There’s much more to Pride month than a parade, y'all.

06/10/2020 By Isabella Goodman

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

Glamorously Giving

Beyoncé and Other Houston Celebrities Give Back During Coronavirus Crisis

Don't you just love it when our celebs use their power for good?

05/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Classy, bougie, ratchet

Beyoncé and Megan Thee Stallion Broke the Internet with Savage Remix

Proceeds from the new collab will go to a Houston charity.

04/30/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Together we stand

How To Help Out in Houston Right Now

We're pulling together a list of all of the ways Houstonians can aid their communities during COVID-19.

03/17/2020 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

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