HCC CEO Honored at “Most Admired CEO” Awards Luncheon

August 24, 2018

Houston Children’s Charity’s President & CEO, Laura Ward, was honored by Houston Business Journal at the Inaugural Most Admired CEO Luncheon on August 23rd at Hilton of the Americas. This award is representative of Laura’s leadership, dedication and commitment to helping others that have led to our organization’s success. For over 22 years, and since the inception of Houston Children’s Charity in 1996,…

13th Annual Back2School Backpack Distribution

August 22, 2018

Houston Children’s Charity hosted its 13th Annual Back2School Backpack Distribution to distribute backpacks for over 3,000 local students on August 18th. Thanks to The Rod Ryan Show for partnering with this program for the 9th year in a row, we raised over $80,000 – the most ever!! We’d also like to thank BMP – Brand Management Professionals for partnering this year as well as…

YHHCC Turned One!

YHHCC Turns 1!

June 22, 2018

Over 170 guests enjoyed a fun evening of networking and cocktails at Hotel ZaZa while working to make a difference in the lives of under-served children. The evening was sponsored by TexasMattress Makers, Amegy Bank and  Weaver & Tidwell LLP In YHHCC’s first year, the group gained over 50 members and raised over $35,000 toward supporting HCC’s programs and mission. YHHCC Founding Chair, Rachael Gordon, and Texas Mattress…

Happy Global Running Day!

June 6, 2018

Happy #GlobalRunningDay! If you’re a runner, and you want to “Run for a Reason” join HCC for the 2019 Chevron Houston Marathon! Whether it’s the full or half marathon, or even the 5K, you can make your miles matter! Register today!

Houston Children's Charity Back 2 School

Donate A School Uniform For A Child In Need

June 4, 2018

In addition to accepting school supplies, we will once again be collecting school uniforms for the upcoming school year! The majority of the children in our #Back2School program are required to wear a uniform every day to school. We’re here to fill in the gap of what our special children need to succeed. Join us and make a difference! #ourkidsareeverybodyskids…

Office for Lease

May 22, 2018

Houston – We need YOUR help! Because of your incredible continued support, we have outgrown our office space and will be moving soon! Unfortunately, we are in mid-lease and need to find a person, business or organization that is looking for a GREAT office building to move into. We have approximately 1,864 square feet of office space, gated covered parking…

HCC Awards 12 Accessible Vans to Local Families

May 16, 2018

Houston Children’s Charity awarded 12 wheelchair-accessible vans to 12 families in need on Friday, May 11th at Willie G’s. Special thanks to sponsors, Jana & Richard Fant and Tony Buzbee, who each sponsored 5 vans!! Since the inception of this program in 1996, HCC has raised more than $5 Million and awarded over 170 vans to 94 agencies and 73 individuals. View more…

Vote for HCC NOW – 6/1/18 to Win $5K

May 9, 2018

VOTE HERE A moment of your time means the world to our children. Voting ends FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018 AT 5:00 P.M. Vote daily to help us win! To make it easy, we’ve helped fill out part of the ballot for you: Tell us why you are nominating this charity to be a Halliburton Hometown Hero: Since 1996, Houston Children’s Charity…

Back2School Opens May 1st

April 12, 2018

Save the date! HCC’s Back2School program opens May 1st! If you, or someone you know, are in need of school supplies, please apply online.  Applications will be available on our website in both English and Espanol. #ourkidsareeverybodyskids  

2018 Annual Easter Party

March 4, 2018

HCC hosted its Annual Easter Party on March 3, 2018 at Northland Christian School where more than 300 children from Houston-area agencies and families played games, rode ponies, painted faces, AND hunted over 17,000 candy-filled Easter eggs! PLUS every child walked away with their very own Easter basket! Special thanks to the donors and volunteers who made it happen: Gary…

The Astros Foundation Donates $100,000!

January 3, 2018

Following Hurricane Harvey, HCC teamed up with Houston Astros‘ Carlos Correa, to establish the Hurricane Harvey Children’s Relief Fund with the goal of raising $500,000 to place 5,000 children back in beds. We are proud to announce that as of today, The Astros Foundation will be donating the last $100,000 needed to meet our $500,000 goal! We are so grateful to…

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots Donation Drop Off

December 15, 2017

If you would like to drop off toy donations for our Christmas Program, please see the below information: DATES:       Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 – Saturday, December 23, 2017 WHERE:    George R. Brown Convention Center Hall “E” – 1st FLOOR 1001 Avenida De Las Americas Houston, Texas  (77010) TIMES:       Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 3:30 pm & Saturday 9:30 am – 12:00 pm…

Toys for Tots

HCC Teams Up with Toys for Tots for 10th Year!

November 5, 2017

For the 10th year in a row, Houston Children’s Charity and Toys for Tots Houston are teaming up to ensure that Houston children in need have a special Christmas that every child deserves! Every year this program continues to grow – in 2016 we collected over 80,000 toys to benefit over 20,000 children! You can help be a part of…

Carlos Correa Teams Up With HCC For Hurricane Harvey Relief

September 1, 2017

Houston Astros player, Carlos Correa & Houston Children’s Charity have teamed up to make a difference for the victims of Hurricane Harvey Thousands of Houstonians were displaced during the storm and will be for weeks to come. With your help, we can make sure that every child has a bed of their own when they are able to return home.…

Rod Ryan Show Opens Online Store Benefiting Back2School Program

July 7, 2017

Houston Children’s Charity is excited to announce that The Rod Ryan Show & 94.5 THE BUZZ are back to for their 8th consecutive year to partner with our Back2School program! Check out the Rod Ryan Show Cares Online Store powered by Brand Junkie. 100% of the proceeds from this store will go toward ensuring that Houston’s underprivileged children will have…

HCC Awards 13 Vans Through Chariots for Children Program

June 12, 2017

Since 1996, Houston Children’s Charity has awarded wheelchair-accessible vehicles and passenger vans to deserving families and agencies with a similar mission in the Greater Houston Area through its “Chariots for Children” program. This year, the Chariots for Children program received an unprecedented amount of support. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, HCC’s CEO, President & Executive Director, Laura Ward, raised…

BBB Award for Excellence Winner of Distinction 2017

HCC Wins BBB 2017 Distinction Award

May 10, 2017

Houston Children’s Charity was named a finalist at the BBB’s Awards for Excellence Luncheon on May 8th. HCC took home the Winner of Distinction Award in the non-profit category. HCC is proud to be a BBB-accredited charity and we look forward to continue being held to the highest of standards that our supporters have come to expect from us. We’d like to give…

HCC’s Laura Ward Recognized in “Women Making A Difference” Segment

May 1, 2017

KPRC news anchor, Sara Donchey, stopped by the HCC office and warehouse on Thursday, April 28 to interview HCC CEO, President & Executive Director, Laura Ward, for a series about women making a difference in Houston. The segment features an interview with Laura and two families who were both impacted by HCC programs. View the full segment here. Caring for children is part of…

HCC Teams Up with Texas Mattress Makers

March 31, 2017

Houston Children’s Charity teamed up with Texas Mattress Makers Saturday, March 25th to provide 400 children with a bed of their very own through its “A Better Night’s Sleep” program. Did you know that an estimated 20,000 children in Houston do not have a bed? Thanks to Texas Mattress Makers, these children received a quality mattress along with a box spring,…

Become a Chariots for Children Sponsor

February 22, 2017

HCC is seeking corporate sponsors who share our vision of providing safe and efficient transportation for wheelchair-bound children in Houston. These vehicles provide a means to much-needed treatment, doctor’s appointments, school activities, and is a first step into a larger world full of adventure and options that were once thought unattainable. One of these vehicles can be a life-altering solution…