Star of Hope Mission passing out coats, blankets to homeless community ahead of cold weather
At KPRC 2, we’re proud to showcase those making a difference in the Houston area. Each month in 2022, we’re partnering with Energy Transfer to showcase a different nonprofit organization offering Houstonians a helping hand. This month’s KPRC 2 Community spotlight is on the Star of Hope.
In a year in which many have faced hardships, here’s a chance to spread some good
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. And it’s a way in which the community members can share their warmth, too. As we’ve attempted to navigate through 2020 amid a pandemic, it has been more trying for some than others. Here’s how it works:Find gently used or new adult or children’s winter clothing -- anything that would be considered useful during the colder spells. In a year in which many have had hardships, Sun & Ski Sports is just happy about “the fact that we’ve been able to really give back," Mass said.
Greenwood King celebrates 2019, donates to Star of Hope
Greenwood King celebrates 2019, donates to Star of HopeGreenwood King Properties celebrated the 2019 holiday season with the annual, all-company luncheon held at Brennans of Houston in early December. Clothing driveIn addition to the celebratory luncheon, the company held a clothing drive benefitting Star of Hope Mission. Star of Hope has offered comprehensive programs for daily care and long-term solutions to homelessness in Houstonsince 1907. Donations of gently used or new clothing were dropped off at the three Greenwood King Properties offices at 3201 Kirby Drive, 1616 S. Voss #900, and 1801 Heights Blvd., and collected by Star of Hope prior to Dec. 25. The company also provided a link on its website to allow donations directly to Star of Hope through Amazon.com.chron.com
Women Making a Difference: Leader of nonprofit organization helps struggling families
Ruth Githumbi, the executive director of Trees of Hope, has made it her mission to make things easier for children whose families have fallen on hard times. Trees of Hope is a charity that supports children’s programs for Houston-based nonprofit Star of Hope, Houston’s largest mission for the homeless population. Star of Hope’s Women and Family Development Center houses up to 150 families each day and helps victims cope with domestic and substance abuse. In 2016, Trees of Hope helped to provide programs for more than 1,635 children, according to their website. To learn more about Trees of Hope, click here.