News

New Data Shows Promising Decline in Greater Houston Homelessness

Homelessness in the greater Houston area is on the decline, according to the recently published 2019 Homeless Count & Survey coordinated by Houston’s Coalition for the Homeless.

05/17/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Into the Garden

The Post Oak Transforms Into a Vintage Garden to Raise Over $1.3 Million for the Houston Symphony

The annual soirée dazzled guests and bolstered the Symphony's community education and outreach efforts.

05/16/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Yeehaw!

Country Stars and Cowboy Boots Define This Year's Cattle Baron's Ball

The annual bash raised $1.58 million for the American Cancer Society.

05/14/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Shine Bright

JDRF's Glitzy Platinum Anniversary Promise Ball Raises $1.9 Million

The glittering event honored individuals personally impacted by Type 1 diabetes.

05/13/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

And They're Off!

Fabulous Hats and Deep Pockets Make This Sold-Out Derby Affair a Smashing Success

Hats, Hearts & Horseshoes raised over $350,000 for Bo's Place.

05/10/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Charity

NFL Star Draws a Crowd to Benefit the Menninger Clinic

The lunch crowd raised $390,000 for the hospital's patients and their families.

05/10/2019 By Houstonia Staff

A Milli

UNICEF Gala Breaks Fundraising Record in $1 Million Night

The sixth annual event honored Susan and Dan Boggio and Sue and Lester Smith for their humanitarian and philanthropic efforts.

05/10/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Getting Lucky

The Most Glamorous Game of Bingo Ever Happened at The Post Oak

Last month's event saw 250 guests test their luck, all to benefit local nonprofit iWRITE Literacy Organization.

05/10/2019 By Abby Ledoux

713-222-TIPS

Crime Stoppers of Houston Honors HPD, the Gordy Family, the Houston 20, and More Local Heroes

The annual Houston's Heroes Awards Luncheon also raised more than $200,000 for crime prevention and public safety initiatives.

05/03/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Girls' Night In

Beauty Influencer Marlena Stell Hosts a Grown-Up Pajama Party for a Good Cause

The Sandlewood Manor event had all the trappings of a good old-fashioned sleepover, and guests made care packages for the Houston Area Women's Center.

04/30/2019 By Najla Brown

Laughter Is the Best Medicine

Broach Foundation Gala Generates Plenty of Laughs and $500,000 for Brain Cancer Research

Comedian John Crist headlined the eighth annual "Stand Up for Brain Cancer" fundraising soirée.

04/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux

In Bloom

Bayou Bend Soirées Draw Celebrity Guests and Boost the Budget by More Than a Mil

Last Friday's fashion show and Sunday's garden party were a chic success—just ask Kate Upton.

04/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Shop Til You Drop

The Chic Boutique Is Back With Seriously Discounted Designer Duds

The four-day sale benefiting the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary of Houston is not to be missed.

04/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Well Heeled

Sarah Jessica Parker Is Hosting a Warehouse Shoe Sale for MD Anderson

The Sex and the City star is bringing thousands of shoes from her SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker collection at deeply discounted prices to benefit the hospital.

04/04/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Slam Dunk

Clint Capela Launches His Foundation With Help From Celebrity Teammates

The CC15 Foundation's first major event raised $215,000 for low-income, single-parent families.

04/02/2019 By Abby Ledoux

The Pollening

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 29-31

Do you want to see Houston from 60 floors up? This weekend gives you a rare opportunity.

03/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Giving Back

Kendra Scott's Texas Charm Is Funding a Retreat for Young Adult Cancer Survivors

The inaugural four-day wellness, relaxation, and empowerment retreat for 30 MD Anderson patients begins on Friday.

03/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Hunger Mitao!

How Houston's Indian American Community Is Feeding the Hungry

A group known as the Indian American Council has now provided a million meals—and counting—to the Houston Food Bank.

03/25/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Bayougraphy

Clint Capela Wants to Help Kids in Foster Care, Because He's Been There, Too

“Kids in foster care remind me of where I came from and what I’ve been through, without parents,” the Houston Rockets starting center says, “and I want to have more involvement in their lives.”

03/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Bayougraphy

This Missouri City 11-Year-Old Has Raised Thousands of Dollars for Animal Rescue

After Hurricane Harvey, Frannie Joseph wanted to help the animals abandoned during the storm evacuations. So she made lemonade.

02/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney