Christmas Miracles: Paralyzing injury devastates family in more than one way
Each year, the Spencer Solves It Team at KPRC 2 brings Christmas joy to families who are in need around the Houston area. After a detailed search this year, we’ve found five families deserving of a little help this year for Christmas Miracles Week.
Christmas Miracles: Iraq Veteran who survived near-death experience gets help making holidays memorable for his 6 daughters
Every year, KPRC 2′s Spencer Solves It Team brings a boatload of Christmas cheer to families in need in the Houston area with Christmas Miracles Week. After a detailed search, we’ve identified five deserving families who really need help this year.
‘God provided a way’: Spencer Solves It team helps families in need this holiday season
Every year, KPRC 2′s Spencer Solves It Team brings a boatload of Christmas cheer to families in need in the Houston area with Christmas Miracles Week. Meet a family from Houston who is having a hard time making ends as their family unexpectedly grows.
Spencer Solves It team searching for 5 families in need to help this Christmas
The Spencer Solves It team is looking for five families who have had a horrible year and are now facing the fact they will not have enough money to provide their children with presents or any kind of Christmas celebration. Then Bill will gift those families with 2,500 dollars to buy gifts and also with brand new bicycles for all of their children.
Spencer Solves It helps Highlands man regain his eyesight
Douglas Berry lost his eyesight and became legally blind several years ago. With no health insurance, there was no way he could afford to pay thousands of dollars to have the cataract eye surgery he desperately needed. So, he contacted Bill Spencer and The Spencer Solves It Team.
Spencer Solves It helps marine veteran who was shot 9 times with smile makeover
Marine veteran Christopher Katthage joined the United States Marine Corps after the terrorist attacks on 9/11. He served two tours in Iraq, only to come home and nearly lose his life last April, after a gunman shot him nine times right outside his Westchase apartment. Now, The Spencer Solves It team is helping Chris with one, small part of his journey back to living a normal life.
Spring break vacation: 4 places you should try, 4 you should forget
Some travel experts are comparing this coming spring break to a prison break. It makes sense when you consider that millions of Americans have been cooped-up in their homes because of COVID-19 restrictions for far too long and many are just now ready to break free and take a real vacation.
Spencer Solves It: KPRC 2 viewer spot mass on woman’s neck during Bells for Abigail story
Washing dishes inside her tiny apartment, Demitra Johnson is now thinking hard. Not about her job, not about the day ahead, not about what she will do next, but about her beautiful, brave, little boy, Devarjaye, who for the last five years, has been battling terminal brain and spinal cancer.
Spencer Solves It: Houstonians expecting to dish out money as pipes burst from winter storms
KPRC 2 Consumer Investigator Bill Spencer has what you need to know to avoid getting ripped off. In the midst of a weather emergency throughout Texas, 46-year-old Tamika Thomas is frightened. I don’t have no $1,200,” Thomas said. Burst water pipes are a problem many Houstonians will be facing over the next several days. If you have had a pipe or pipes burst inside your home, a certified plumber told Spencer you should expect to pay anywhere between $250 and $650 for repairs.
Nominate a Family for Holiday Help
HOUSTON – It is the holiday season, the happiest season of the year, in a year like no other we have ever seen before. As they have for years now, the Spencer Solves It team is working hard to identify five incredibly deserving families to deliver a holiday miracle. Nomination FormYou can also nominate your own family if you like. Let’s make this holiday season an unforgettable one for a truly, needy family that is in danger of missing out on the celebration. Then, right before Christmas, watch KPRC 2 for five full days of Christmas miracles.
Spencer Solves It: Single mother of 5 facing eviction gets the help she needs
I mean, there is nothing you can do about it and when you have young children it’s I don’t know,” Heather said. Heather is a hardworking, single mother raising five children all by herself, who lost her job as a grocery store clerk back in March when the pandemic hit. “Unfortunately I am only getting $204 a week and you cannot raise your kids on $204 a week, there’s no way,” Heather said. That’s when Heather called Spencer Solves It for help. This is gonna help me out so much and it allows me to put a roof over my kids' heads,” Heather said.
A survivor receives a helping hand
She survived Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Harvey and breast cancer. At 59 years old, Annette Ryskala is what you’d call a survivor. For a time, after losing her job, Annette lived on the street, completely homeless. The team connected Annette with Randy Hartley, one of Bill’s Brigades most generous benefactors who helped the team on over 20 different projects. Hartley offered to pay her rent for a few months and pay for $2,000 towards her mountain of medical bills.