Please learn more about our wonderful 2015-2016 charities by visiting their websites.
Encourages and unites children and teens affected by skin disease and birthmarks, along with their families, by providing social, emotional and spiritual support.
Provides financial resources to families whose children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in order to realize their life's potential, and educates communities on the evolving set of demands for those families.
Helps economically disadvantaged Houston children build home libraries of their very own. Last year, provided over 140,000 books to 20,000 Houston ISD elementary school children, and intends to expand their program.
Founded to help provide a safe environment for girls who have been the victims of sexual abuse. Camp Victory operates a 3-day camp where girls can play & sing, be themselves, and develop self-affirming behavior.
Exposes youth in correctional facilities to an innovative, educational, creative writing, theater and visual art forum where they can express their thoughts and visions in constructive ways. Encourages at-risk youth to cultivate an appreciation of the arts and exit the cycle of violence, gang affiliation and other destructive...
Provides a year round character and leadership program for inner-city middle school students that focuses on three key tenets of Vision, Empathy, and Tenacity.
Transforms boring hospital rooms into comfortable and cozy places for pediatric patients with extended hospital admissions, 3 weeks or longer to improve the outlook of seriously ill pediatric patients, their families, visitors, and healthcare professionals.
Generation One exists to physically and spiritually transform Houston's Third Ward community by creating an environment of opportunities through education and physical revitalization that empowers and equips individuals and families to break the cycle of generational poverty and suffering.
Committed to helping those in the La Porte area to grow spiritually, physically, emotionally and mentally by empowering children and families with the basic skills they require to thrive and help others.
A faith-based organization that empowers juvenile offenders to become responsible and productive citizens by providing wraparound services through a comprehensive life skills program.
Provides a creative musical outlet at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers where patients and their siblings are able to express themselves through the writing and recording of their own original songs in an in-hospital recording studio and using bedside portable studios
Provides unique recreational therapy and education (via sailing) to special needs children including: those with physical or cognitive disabilities; 'at-risk' kids; children who are victims of domestic abuse; and those of wounded warriors.
Provides a safe learning environment for children with special needs and their siblings by helping them acquire the education, skills, and resources needed to build self-sufficient prosperous lives.
Provides an intensive educational program with a 2:1 or 1:1 student/teacher ratio for children with all forms of developmental disabilities, birth through age twelve, to provide hope and opportunity regardless of their diagnosis, to reach their fullest potential.
Empowers young cancer survivors through exploration and education amid our nation's most majestic natural settings. Honoring their grace and strength, the organization inspires these children to begin life anew, and encourages them to continue to move forward.
Provide free diapers and wipes to underprivileged families. Being that there are no government programs that assist with the cost of diapers and wipes, The Diaper Foundation serves a critical link in assisting childhood health and well-being.
Works directly with 8 school districts in the Houston area, KIPP schools, Houston Food Bank Backpack Buddies, Houston Area Women's Center, City of Houston BEAR (Be a Resource to CPS Kids) and other Houston partners to distribute underwear to economically disadvantaged students to enhance the self-worth, dignity, hygiene a...