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: 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…

Fertitta, Correa, and Foreigner team up for Houston Children’s Charity Gala

November 10, 2016

From the Houston Chronicle’s Amber Elliott: As Houston Children’s Charity’s founding chairman, Tilman Fertitta was a shoo-in for the organization’s 20th anniversary “Man of the Year” award. On Saturday, in celebration of two decades of serving underprivileged youth, 705 black-tie supporters packed into the Hyatt Regency hotel downtown and ultimately raised $1.76 million for the cause. The live auction, helmed…

Annual Gala Underwriter Party 2016

Terri & John Havens Host HCC Underwriter Party

October 25, 2016

Houston Children’s Charity would like to give a special thanks to Terri & John Havens for graciously hosting this year’s Gala Underwriter Party at their lovely home. The evening was filled with laughter, awards, great food and even better company! For photos of the event, please click here. Houston Children’s Charity’s 20th Annual Gala will be at the Hyatt Regency –…

NES Global Talent Raises $3,000

October 20, 2016

Thanks to a successful 2nd Annual Golf Tournament with 40 players, NES Global Talent raised over $3,000 toward Houston Children’s Charity’s “A Better Night’s Sleep” program. Thank you NES Global Talent!

Gala Auction Sneak Peek

October 19, 2016

Be the first to know what amazing items, trips, and experiences we’ll be auctioning off at our 20th Annual Gala. Reserve your table for Nov. 5th now!    

BMW Donates $20,000 to HCC!

October 18, 2016

On Monday, October 17, Tommy Kuranoff, with Momentum BMW Southwest presented a $20,000 check  toward Houston Children’s Charity’s “A Better Night’s Sleep” program. Both Tommy and Maria Moncada-Alaoui with BMW of West Houston, raised money through BMW’s “Drive for a Cause” campaign. Each dealership had a “bed display” set up for a month in their showrooms for customers to get a visual of the cause. By donating…

Houston Children’s Charity Debuts ‘Two Decades of Caring’ Video

October 11, 2016

We’d like to give a special thanks to HCC Board Member, Grant Guthrie and Michael Gilg with Locke Bryan Productions for producing this amazing video recapping Two Decades of Caring. We’d also like to thank Dave Ward for lending his amazing voice to narrate our story.

HCC Celebrates Two Decades of Caring

September 29, 2016

Houston Children’s Charity (HCC) celebrated its 20th anniversary with a luncheon to honor those who have made it possible for HCC to care for more than a 1.5 million children and assist more than 300 agencies for the past two decades. The Hyatt Regency in Downtown Houston hosted HCC and its more than 500 guests, led by Mistress of Ceremonies,…

Texas Mattress Makers Hosts 3rd Annual #OneForOneBed Event

September 19, 2016

#OneForOneBed Event In addition to saving huge with Texas Mattress Maker’s factory direct prices, you can help make a difference in our community. Each night, over 20,000 children in the Greater Houston area go to sleep without a bed. For the past 3 years, Texas Mattress Makers has partnered with the Houston Children’s Charity and the A Better Night’s Sleep program. Find out…