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From Kaitlyn to Kiander: The Power of Giving

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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…

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Chariots for Children Fall Van Distribution 2019

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 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…

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HCC Welcomes Maria Moncada Alaoui to Board of Directors

Please Welcome our Newest Board Member Maria Moncada Alaoui

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…

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HCC at the Power of Literacy Luncheon

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,…

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

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,…

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Positions Available: YHHCC Holds Leadership Information Session

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

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…

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All 4 the Kids September 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…

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

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

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…

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