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…

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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…

Help Make Easter “EGG”stra Special!

February 17, 2017

  Houston Children’s Charity is preparing for its Annual Easter Party! Every year, HCC invites 350 special children to celebrate Easter with food, beverages, games, and an Easter egg hunt! With your help, we can make sure every child at our party leaves with a filled Easter basket! A small $10 donation goes a long way to providing a smile…

B.I.S.H. Students Raise Money for Bed Program

January 27, 2017

Houston Children’s Charity accepted a check on January 26, 2017  from 4 students at British International School of Houston.  Zoya, Sophia, Bethany, and Inge worked together and planned a bake sale that raised $630.46 for our “A Better Night’s Sleep” program! Their generosity and hard work means that 6 more children will receive a brand-new twin bed! If you’d like to…

1st HCC Closet Visit Of 2017 Is A Success!

January 18, 2017

First HCC Closet visit of the year was a HUGE success! Thanks to YOUR donations, more than 52 families and 150 children were provided with clothing, accessories, and books on January 17th at absolutely no cost! If you, or someone you know, need assistance with clothing, you can apply online for the HCC Closet here: https://houstonchildrenscharity.org/forms/ Since its inception in 2009,…

Houston Texan, DeAndre Hopkins Surprises 17 Children

December 21, 2016

Houston Texan, DeAndre Hopkins surprised 17 of Houston Children’s Charity’s clients on Tuesday, December 20! The NFL wide receiver teamed up with HCC and Champs at Memorial City Mall to provide the under-served children with a shopping spree just 5 days before Christmas. Each child was surprised with not only seeing the football player in person but also the opportunity to…

Help Us Win the #YFGivesLocal Grant

November 29, 2016

Houston Children’s Charity has been nominated for the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest and need votes from our community to win up to a $5,000 grant. Will you help us?! Voting takes only a minute and doesn’t require a personal donation – just help the Yelp Foundation give away their grants! This funding could mean a lot for our…

Nov. 19th Bed Distribution with Carlos Correa

HCC Distributes 250 Beds with Carlos Correa & MattressFirm

November 21, 2016

Houston Children’s Charity, with the help and generosity of Carlos Correa and his ‪#‎restlessforthecause‬ initiative along with Mattress Firm, gave away 250 beds to children in need just in time for the holidays! HCC’s “A Better Night’s Sleep” program has provided more than 10,000 children in Houston with a bed of their very own since its inception. But we’re not done…