Harris County District Clerk Marilyn Burgess delivers remarks during 'Jury Appreciation Week" on June 14, 2022.

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Harris County backs off removal of eight charities for juror pay donation

Posted on · A proposal by Harris County District Clerk Marilyn Burgess questioned the legality of including some organizations on a list of beneficiaries for jury pay donations. A subsequent review found there was no issue.

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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

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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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