Goodwill helps Houstonians work towards self-sufficiency
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. The views expressed in this article are those of the advertiser and do not necessarily reflect those of this site or affiliated companies. HOUSTON – Did you know April is Financial Literacy Month, an effort to raise awareness of the importance of financial literacy? Goodwill Houston takes the effort into their own hands by helping Houstonians work towards self-sufficiency. For more information visit GoodwillHouston.org or call 713-692-6221.
Out-of-town plumbers need help to keep helping Houston families in need after winter storm
HOUSTON – Two brothers from West Virginia and their plumbing crew have been in Houston for almost a week, helping dozens of families in need of repairs after the recent winter storm. They’ve already used the almost $30,000 they raised to help people for free. “Right now, we’re pretty large in the hole and I mean pretty large,” said David Dellinger of American Professional Plumbing Services. We’ve seen the people that were suffering and there’s just not enough of us tradesmen.”Beth Stanaland lives on the southside of Houston. “If I have running water and hot water and not have water pouring down, that will be a huge relief.
Give the gift of blood, breastmilk, more and get paid for it
Blood banks have a difficult time collecting blood during the winter due to cold weather and seasonal illnesses. Add in a world-wide pandemic and hospitals all over the country are desperate for your blood. With over 800 centers across the country, one of the most convenient options is plasma donation. Sperm donation is less risky and can happen frequently. And don’t forget— even though you won’t get paid for your blood, many donation sites do give out gift cards to local stores.
Trae the Truth, Relief Gang donate 100 Christmas trees, other holiday items to families in need
HOUSTON – Houston rapper and activist Trae The Truth stepped up in a big way to help families during the holidays. On Saturday, his non-profit, The Relief Gang gave Christmas trees to 100 families. “2020 has been a real, real devastating year for a lot of people,” said Trae the Truth, whose real name is Frazier Othel Thompson III. This is our first year with a Christmas tree and I’m really excited,” Melissa Silver said. Trae the Truth says they’re going to continue to bless families in big ways this holiday season.