Sweet Charity

Giving Thanks by Giving Back at The Beacon

The Beacon feeds hundreds of Houston's homeless each day—but only with your help.

11/26/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Touchdown Throwdown

Come to Our Thursday Night Gumbo Smackdown

Get gumbo from six of the city's best chefs and cocktails from Jack Daniels.

11/25/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

'Cue for a Cause

BBQ Boss John Mueller Heading to Houston This Weekend

Famed Austin pitmaster John Mueller is returning to Houston for a one-day-only charity barbecue.

11/19/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Charity

Two Tasty Ways to Help Typhoon Victims

Two upcoming food-focused events will benefit victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

11/14/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt


Children’s Memorial Hermann’s Under the Boardwalk Gala

Houston stepped out in style to party for Children’s Memorial Hermann.



Una Notte in Italia for Bo's Place

Houston came out to the Omni to support Bo’s Place, which offers free support to grieving families that have lost a loved one.



The Best of Luck

New Hope Housing’s founder has a complicated relationship with luck.

10/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow


Houston Police Foundation 6th Annual True Blue Gala

Wherein interactive demonstrations included a shoot house, bomb squad missions, and SWAT rappelling


Charity Events

At Habitat for Horses, It's One Rescue at a Time

How to bring a suffering, starving horse back to health—and then save hundreds more.

10/24/2013 By Kerry H.

We Were There

An All-Houston, High-Fashion Calendar Debuts at Tootsies

Houston's best dressed go chic for charity.

10/10/2013 By Sarah Gabbart


Friends for Life Gala

Raising $450,000 for homeless animals currently in the Friends for Life Program



Deacons of Deadwood Motorcycle Club Charity Ball

In attendance: psychedelic blues-rock legends Moving Sidewalks, headed by ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons



19th Annual Bering Omega Community Services Sing For Hope Gala

This year’s theme, "Take Flight,” featured boarding passes designating seating assignments.



Houston Symphony Gala

Centennial Opening Night Gala: An Evening with Reneé Fleming and the Houston Symphony



Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Black Tie Ball

Jewel entertains a crowd of 500, raising hundreds of thousands for the mentoring program



3rd Annual Houston PetSet Gifting Event

Houston PetSet has raised more than $750,000 to date for Houston's animal shelters and non-profit organizations.


Quick Hit

Donate to Boston and Come Away with Manolos

Vince, Gucci, Prada—all for charity

04/22/2013 By Magda Rucinski