HCC’s Chariots for Children Van Distribution September 9, 2020

September 18, 2020

NINE MORE GIFTS OF MOBILITY AWARDED TO FAMILIES IN NEED Tilman Fertitta hosted our Fall Chariots for Children Distribution on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 (at Willie G’s Seafood). Houston Children’s Charity awarded NINE wheelchair-accessible vehicles to families in need. Special Thanks to Sponsors The Fant Foundation / Jana & Richard Fant Moody Endowment Suzanne Klein / Edna Meyer-Nelson Texas Mattress…

2020 Back2School program is open!

May 7, 2020

The Back2School program is open!                 Special Thank You to The Rod Ryan Show on 94.5 The Buzz for their 11th year as a Back2School Sponsor! Everyone applying for the Back2School program will need to visit www.HoustonChildrensCharity.org for the application. Ways to apply for the Back2School program: ONLINE This year you may fill…

#GivingTuesday for #ABetterNightsSleep on May 5, 2020

April 27, 2020

“I’m just writing to say thank you so, so much for the beds. My kids no longer have to sleep on the floor. They love their beds.” – Jeanette M.       #GivingTuesday for #ABetterNightsSleep on May 5, 2020   Who? The Board of Directors of Houston Children’s Charity are deeply troubled that thousands of area children are without…

An Update From HCC

April 17, 2020

  An Update from Houston Children’s Charity. At Houston Children’s Charity, our number one priority is always the children we serve. Although some of our programs are temporarily postponed due to COVID-19 and social distancing, our team continues to assist Houston’s special children.  We still review applications, as well as answer any questions and concerns you may have on a daily basis. In…

A Parent’s Guide To Resources

April 2, 2020

Together – we WILL get through this A Parent’s Guide to Resources FOOD RESOURCES Houston Food Bank and HISD Please visit the Houston Food Bank for their resources, they have an interactive map to locate the nearest pantry to you! Check our your school district for food updates. HISD has a blog with dates and times for food drives. Catholic…

A Kid’s Guide to Fun Activities & Resources!

March 24, 2020

We, at Houston Children’s Charity, know that this is a difficult and uncertain time for everyone. Our special kids are our #1 priority and we know yours as well. Together – we WILL get through this. Important Message: The online auction scheduled for March 27th has been postponed until further notice. Anyone getting restless? Please see the list of activities…

HCC Gala

March 18, 2020

A Statement from the President and CEO Our number 1 priority is the health and well-being of our donors, sponsors and the children we serve. We thank all of our supporters for standing by our side as we navigate this unfamiliar course. It was a very difficult decision to cancel our upcoming Gala and we look forward to hosting our…

Now Hiring: (Part-time) Bookkeeping Specialist

January 16, 2020

We are hiring! If you have the listed qualifications (in the above graphic) and would like to join the HCC team in our mission to serve Houston children in need, apply today! DUTIES INCLUDE: – OVERALL – Processing general ledger entries, bank reconciliation, credit card reconciliation, fixed asset purchases, and journal entries.   – ACCOUNTS PAYABLE / RECEIVABLE – Receive…

HCC Hosts Annual Toy Distribution Event at George R. Brown Convention Center, Gifting Estimated 80,000 Toys to Families in Need

December 23, 2019

Mayor Sylvester Turner joins HCC President & CEO, Laura Ward, Board Members Edna Meyer-Nelson and Robert Ogle, along with U.S. Marines (including Toys for Tots Coordinator, Gunnery Sergeant Charles Burks – pictured far right) and volunteers Friday morning at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Houston, TX – Friday, December 20th marked the opening of Houston Children’s Charity’s 2-day Annual…

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From Kaitlyn to Kiander: The Power of Giving

December 9, 2019

Kiander with her mother, Mirkis, and Houston Children’s Charity Programs Manager, Rebecca Hernandez The following is a true story and a glorious reminder about how impactful giving can be. When Dee-Dee and Tommy Fibich lost their 15-year-old granddaughter, Kaitlyn, to ALS years ago, it became their selfless wish to endow her mobility equipment to another child in need of it.…

Tiff’s Treats Honors HCC During Webster, TX Store Grand Opening With Cookies for a Cause

November 24, 2019

On Saturday, November 16th, 2019 the smell of warm, baking chocolate chip cookies should have been more than enough reason to celebrate, but there was so much more than that! The day marked the grand opening of the newest Tiff’s Treats location in Webster, Texas. Hundreds of people were lined up all the way from the entrance to the street…

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Houston Children’s Charity Celebrates World Kindness Day with A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

November 24, 2019

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 marked World Kindness Day. Houston Children’s Charity celebrated by hosting an advance screening of the highly-anticipated holiday season film, A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. Two-time Best Actor Academy Award winner, Tom Hanks, portrays the beloved Mr. Rogers in this true story of how the TV host significantly impacted a young reporter’s volatile outlook on family…

Fertitta Entertainment’s Patrick Fertitta and Houston Children’s Charity President & CEO, Laura Ward, are photographed with the Escobar Family, one of 15 households who received wheelchair-accessible vans last week through the Chariots for Children program.

Chariots for Children Fall Van Distribution 2019

November 12, 2019

Houston Children’s Charity Gifts 15 Disabled Children and their Families Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles During Recent 2-Day Van Distribution Event Fertitta Entertainment’s Patrick Fertitta and Houston Children’s Charity President & CEO, Laura Ward, are photographed with the Escobar Family, one of 15 households who received wheelchair-accessible vans last week through the Chariots for Children program. Houston, TX – Houston Children’s Charity kicked…

Please Welcome our Newest Board Member Maria Moncada Alaoui

HCC Welcomes Maria Moncada Alaoui to Board of Directors

November 12, 2019

Maria Moncada Alaoui is the General Manager for BMW of West Houston on the Katy Freeway. She’s been in the automotive industry for more than 20 years and held several positions, working her way up from administration to management. Maria has been with BMW for twelve years and proudly serves as General Manager. Moncada Alaoui attended Sonic Dealer Academy, and…

HCC at the Power of Literacy Luncheon

November 11, 2019

The Event Marked the First Public Unveiling of the 2nd Curiosity Cruiser On Friday, October 25th, 2019 The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation hosted the Power of Literacy Luncheon with Houston Children’s Charity’s President & CEO Laura Ward as well as several Board Members in attendance. The event, which featured Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, also showcased…

The Goddard School Donates Over 10,000(!!) Items to the HCC Closet

November 11, 2019

The Goddard School Donations Were Collected Through Their Goddard Cares Clothing Drive Tuesday, October 22nd saw a wonderful donation delivered from The Goddard School. Ten days before, 15 of their 24 Houston area schools began collecting clothes, books, toys and baby items through their Goddard Cares Clothing Drive. The end result was 190 total boxes, each with an average of…

So many young professional Houstonians care about the children of their community!

Positions Available: YHHCC Holds Leadership Information Session

October 15, 2019

So many young professional Houstonians care about the children of their community! On Tuesday, October 8th, The Young Houstonians for Houston Children’s Charity held a leadership information session at the HCC Offices at The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston. Just over 20 attendees had an opportunity to network and learn about upcoming ways to get involved through volunteering and fundraising while exploring current…

All 4 the Kids September 2019

October 2, 2019

The winds of seasonal change are slowly cooling down the Texas heat – albeit not soon enough! September usually marks a time when things slow down as we’re gearing up for the holiday season bustle, but Houston Children’s Charity has still been keeping busy and helping so many area children with our year-round programs (and getting some wonderful help from…

Please Welcome our Newest Board Member Dr. Jorge D. Salazar

HCC Welcomes Dr. Jorge D. Salazar to the Board of Directors

September 23, 2019

Houston Children’s Charity proudly welcomes its newest member to our Board of Directors, Dr. Jorge D. Salazar. Dr. Salazar was born in San Francisco, California. He is Professor and Chief of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is board certified in Thoracic and Congenital Cardiac Surgery. After…

HCC Takes Part in BMW of West Houston's M Gruppe Breakfast

HCC Takes Part in BMW of West Houston’s M Gruppe Breakfast

September 18, 2019

Houston, TX – It was a scorcher on the morning of Saturday, September 14th, 2019, but the red hot, sleek cars parked in BMW of West Houston’s lot managed to outshine even the Texas sun’s blazing rays. It was there M enthusiasts congregated for the M Gruppe Breakfast event hosted by our partner, General Manager Maria Moncada Alaoui, and her stellar…