For those without a place to live, the Salvation Army often means the difference between safety and danger. The Salvation Army not only offers women and their families a place to live, but also the resources to stay off the streets once they leave.
Each summer, engineers, architects, and designers gather to build elaborate sand castles for this competition sponsored by the Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The contest raises funds for the AIA, scholarships, and the ArCH Foundation.
This annual competition, based on the reality TV series "Project Runway," challenges the creative minds of Interior Designers to create fabulous couture garments from the products they use in their everyday projects - from carpet and upholstery to tile and plastic laminate! This event benefits The Furniture Bank of Houston.
The Furniture Bank serves Houston area residents through local agencies and non-profit organizations, assisting those whose living spaces lack basic furnishings, and making empty houses into homes.
Avon hosts this two-day walk so that breast cancer patients can get the medical care they need regardless of their ability to pay, and leading research teams can receive vital support in their ongoing search for a cure.
Camp For All is a unique, barrier free camp working in partnership with other non-profits to enrich the lives of children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs and their families throughout the year.
Every year, the IFMA Houston Chapter collects stuffed animals to provide HPD officers with a cuddly toy to give to children faced with a crisis situation, whether it be a car accident or domestic violence. HPD officers know how invaluable even a small gesture can be, and the big difference it can make in a child's life in a moment of crisis.