Fighting hunger

September is Hunger Action Month in Houston

Spend this fall volunteering, donating and spreading awareness of this crucial issue.

08/23/2021 By Carolina Larracilla

Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Where to Volunteer in Houston This Thanksgiving

Here are ways Houstonians can give back both virtually and in person this holiday season.

11/17/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Voices of the Future

How Houston’s High Schoolers Are Helping Out During the 2020 Election

Teenagers across Harris County are volunteering at local polling locations. 

10/30/2020 By Rebecca Noel

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

HOU Can Help

How You Can Support Hurricane Laura Victims

Here's where you can volunteer or make donations.

08/27/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Hungry for help

How Houstonians Can Assist Their Food-insecure Neighbors

The coronavirus crisis has had a major impact on Houston's most vulnerable populations. Here's how you can help.

05/01/2020 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

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

6 Houston Activists We Admire, In Their Own Words

"Everything that is happening in our country is happening in Houston. We can be the model for this country, and we are not afraid.”

07/20/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

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

Heroes of Harvey

Our Long List of Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Many people and organizations rescued lives and gave their time and money to help Houston—these are just a few.

09/29/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

#HarveyHmag

The Harvey Relief Hub Transitions Into Its Next Phase

The First Ward volunteer hub will be finding new ways for Houstonians to help out.

09/20/2017 By David Montalvo

#HarveyHmag

Volunteer Efforts Across Houston Hampered by Traffic

Recovery efforts have been stymied by traffic, with months' worth of work still ahead.

09/06/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHmag

Small Efforts Across the City Make a Huge Difference

The power of social media is allowing Houstonians to make an immediate impact in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

08/31/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHmag

Hurricane Harvey: Our Ongoing Coverage

Looking for information on the floods? You'll find it here.

08/29/2017 By Houstonia Staff

#HarveyHmag

Now's the Time to Start Helping Out, Houston

Our city's human needs will not be diminished—thankfully, neither will our city's indomitable human spirit.

08/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

Critical Operación: A Group of Venezuelan Ex-Pats Fights a Crisis Back Home

What started as an informal drive for medical supplies grew into Houston-based Operación Saludos a Venezuela.

07/18/2017 By Jasmina Kelemen

Ice House

At Casa Juan Diego, a Home Far, Far Away from Home

What's the driving force behind the oldest Catholic Worker community in Houston? Endless opportunities to help—and the zealous Louise Zwick.

07/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Out

Spring Creek Needs Your Trailbuilding Help This Summer

Everything is bigger in Texas—including its trails and greenways.

05/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Giving Back

Help Keep Buffalo Bayou Park Lean and Green This Weekend

Volunteers are needed to weed, mulch and beautify the bayou.

02/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt