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Texas Southern University to construct first on-campus baseball, softball stadiums with donation from Astros Foundation

Posted on · The historically Black university in Houston's Third Ward received a $1 million donation during the inaugural Cactus Jack HBCU Classic last weekend at Minute Maid Park.

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Longtime Houston Marathon runner, local charity she supports draw inspiration from each other

Posted on · LaToyia Adams is again running this year's Chevron Houston Marathon in support of Steel Magnolia Moms, a local charity benefitting mothers with special needs children. The runner and organization have developed a unique bond through the marathon's Run for a Reason program.


Houston Matters

How The Biden Administration Might Impact The Pandemic And Health Care (Dec. 16, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The pandemic's impact on businesses tied to trade shows and conventions, our weekly political roundup, and what the incoming Biden administration might mean for the COVID-19 pandemic and health care in Houston.

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#GivingTuesday: You Want To Give But You’re Not Sure Whom To Trust. Here Is Some Guidance

Posted on · Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, as well as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday, now in its sixth year, kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year. giving. But in a year that has been full of so much need for donations, many are dealing with feelings of mistrust and even lack of knowledge on how to proceed

Houston Matters

What Charitable Causes Do Houstonians Give to and Why?

Posted on · On Thursday we had a day for giving thanks. Friday was a day for waiting in line for bargains. Saturday was for patronizing small businesses and today’s a day for shopping online. And now there’s a new one to add to the list along with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday: Giving Tuesday. […]

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World AIDS Day, Charitable Giving and Cold Weather Gardening: Houston Matters for Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

Posted on · Today is World AIDS Day, and this year marks the 25th anniversary of Harris Health System's Thomas Street Health Center, which meets the medical, psychological and social needs of Houstonians diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. Thomas Street was the nation's first free-standing HIV/AIDS treatment facility. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear about the challenges of […]

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