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…

Help HCC Win $5,000!

September 16, 2016

You can help Houston Children’s Charity win $5,000 by simply purchasing your Dynamo tickets using the code: HCC Purchase your tickets HERE for the following games: Saturday, Sept. 24 vs. Portland Timbers (8pm kick-off) Friday, Sept. 30 vs. NYCFC (7pm kick-off) Saturday, Oct. 8 vs. Colorado Rapids (7:30pm kick-off) Sunday, Oct. 16 vs. LA Galaxy (TBD kick-off)

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Methodist Hospital Donates Texans Tickets to HCC Clients!

August 22, 2016

Thanks to the generous donation made by Houston Methodist Hospital, more than 20 children and their families were able to attend the New Orleans v Houston pre-season game at Houston’s NRG Stadium! If you have tickets to sporting events in Houston that might go to waste and would like to donate them to Houston Children’s Charity’s special children, call 713-524-2878!…

Drive for a Cause at BMW

August 11, 2016

We are happy to announce that Momentum BMW has joined BMW of West Houston to donate $50 toward our “A Better Night’s Sleep” program for every test drive taken! Stop by either location NOW through September and ‪#‎DriveForACause‬

Altar’d State Donates $2,500 to HCC

August 10, 2016

We’d like to send a huge thank you to the Baybrook Altar’d State location for presenting a $2,500 check to Houston Children’s Charity! #StandOutForGood  

BMW Sponsors All-New 7 Series for Gala Live Auction

August 10, 2016

For the 9th year-in-a-row, BMW of West Houston & Momentum BMW Southwesthave teamed up to provide a brand-new BMW for HCC’s Annual Gala Live Auction. In honor of Houston Children’s Charity’s 20th Anniversary, Maria Moncada Alaoui and Tommy Kuranoff pulled out all the stops to present an all-new 7 Series model this year! THE FUTURE OF LUXURY IS HERE. The BMW 7…

HCC & The Fant Foundation Award 3 more Vans!

July 26, 2016

After awarding 11 wheelchair-accessible vans earlier this year, HCC still had a wait list of children in need of a vehicle. When the kind folks at The Fant Foundation heard this, they quickly offered to provide three more families with their very own vehicle! We are in awe of the generosity The Fant Foundation has shown our charity and the…

Carlos Correa & Mattress Firm Team Up to Donate 500 Beds to HCC’s A Better Night’s Sleep Program

July 23, 2016

History was made June 23rd for Houston Children’s Charity. With the help and generosity of Carlos Correa and his ‪#‎restlessforthecause‬ initiative along with Mattress Firm, we gave away 500 beds in one day! But we’re not done yet! If you, or someone you know, are in need of a bed for a child, call us at 713-524-2878 or visit www.houstonchildrenscharity.org View photos…

The Rod Ryan Show Cares

Whataburger donates $5K to Back2School Program

July 18, 2016

Long-time partner and supporter of Houston Children’s Charity’s Back2School program, Rod Ryan and his initiative, The Rod Ryan Show Cares, accepts a $5k check from Whataburger after a campaign to eat at the fast food chain’s Houston locations on Wednesday, July 13th. Proceeds go to providing Houston area school-aged children with school supplies to start their school year off on…

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Support HCC with Amazon Smile on Prime Day!

July 6, 2016

When you #StartWithASmile on #PrimeDay, Amazon donates to Houston Children’s Charity.   Prime Day will feature more than 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members, making it one of the biggest shopping days of the year! Shop today at smile.amazon.com!

Drive for a Cause

June 28, 2016

HCC has partnered with BMW of West Houston to help Houston’s children get “A Better Night’s Sleep.” Stop by their location NOW through September 30th and they’ll donate $50 for every test drive! Feel great about test driving a new or Certified-Pre-Owned BMW, and know that your fun test drive will go toward providing a bed for a child in need.

Welcome, New Board of Directors Member, Kristina H. Somerville!

June 17, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Kristina H. Somerville has accepted our invitation to join Houston Children’s Charity Board of Directors.  We are thrilled that Kristina will assist us in fulfilling our mutual goal of helping our city’s children in need. Kristina Hornberger Somerville is an asset manager and Chief Investment Officer of Somerville Investments. Previously Mrs. Somerville was a relationship manager…

19th Annual Chariots for Children Event

May 17, 2016

Houston Children’s Charity had the privilege of handing over the keys to 10 wheelchair accessible vehicles deserving families in Houston. Chairman of the Board, Tilman J. Fertitta introduced each family along side Executive Director, Laura Ward. The event was hosted at Willie G’s Post Oak and the vehicles were purchased from  Adaptive Driving Access. For every family who is awarded a van,…