Posted on · Food banks, pantries and other food access advocates are bracing for increased need in communities that struggled with food insecurity even before Hurricane Harvey — and planning how to meet needs in the months of recovery still ahead.
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 todayâs a day for shopping online. And now thereâs a new one to add to the list along with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday: Giving Tuesday. […]
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 […]
Posted on · While many of us will celebrate the holidays with elaborate spreads for family and friends, some Houstonians are going hungry this holiday season. City officials say many of those who are in need of food include poor, working families with young children. We discuss efforts to serve Houstonians now, and throughout the year with Agency […]