ExxonMobil Makes a Splash at Their Annual WAVE Day Volunteer Event

On a crisp, sunny day in early March of this year, 130 volunteers from ExxonMobil took time out of their busy day to help our clients hone some of the skills necessary to re-enter the workforce. This day of giving back is part of ExxonMobil’s WAVE (Women’s Annual Volunteer Event) Day community effort. With the […]

The Women’s Energy Network Chooses The Women’s Home as 2014 Luncheon Beneficiary

On Thursday, April 17th, the Houston chapter of the Women’s Energy Network (WEN) – a global organization of professional women working across all sectors of the energy industry – will be holding their Women’s Energy Network Biennial Charity Luncheon. The fundraising event is designed to benefit a local charity that aligns with the tenets of […]

Spiritual Wellness Component of WholeLife Program Receives Support from Spiritual Community

The growing efforts of The Women’s Home are all tied together by our comprehensive and very effective WholeLife model, which addresses the emotional/mental, physical, social, spiritual, vocational, and financial wellness of our clients and residents. An integral part of the WholeLife program is the Spiritual wellness of our clients/residents. Aided by volunteers trained as spiritual companions, clients of […]

Bank of America Grant Provides $200,000 and Strategic Leadership Training

You might already be aware of the very exciting and generous grant The Women’s Home received at the end of 2013 from Bank of America. Announced at our year-end Gala, Bank of America recognized The Women’s Home as a 2013 Neighborhood Builder in honor of our dedication to the economic and social health of Houston. […]

Urban Leasing & Realty Food Drive Stocks Pantry

In the fall of 2015, our friends at Urban Leasing & Realty (ULR) stepped up in a BIG way. The community food pantry at Jane Cizik Garden Place (JCGP) – The Women’s Home’s permanent supportive apartment complex in Spring Branch – was running very low on food and toiletries in October. Realizing the great need […]

xthestigma Campaign Aimed at Reducing Shame and Judgment

Half the battle in treating mental health and addiction issues is fighting the stigmas related to each, due in large part to generations of silence, shame and judgment. We know that literally MILLIONS – in the U.S. alone – are suffering from one or both of these illnesses and a huge population of those millions do […]

Two Salons. Two Generous Ways to Give Back.

SoK Salon on Kirby and Hot Tops Hair Studio Provide Invaluable Support to The Women’s Home Houston is a giving community and the local businesses in our town step up to the plate time and time again. At The Women’s Home, we’ve found that, no matter the hardships and trauma a woman has been through, […]

Houston Charities Ranked 2nd in the Nation by Charity Navigator

For the third consecutive year, Charity Navigator ranks Houston non-profits among the very top in the nation as far as accountability, transparency and financial strength. While earning first place in 2012 and second in 2011, Houston dropped back to second position (still a commendable ranking) in the 2013 evaluation of charities in 30 top metro areas. As America’s largest […]

Millions of Americans Under Severe Housing Cost Burden

As the housing sector makes a steady recovery, 20.6 million households must pay more than half their household income on housing, a record high, according to a new report from the Harvard Research Center. Seven out of ten of those households subsist on annual incomes roughly equivalent to year-round employment at the minimum wage. Released […]