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Contact: Scott Arthur / Star of Hope PR / 713-824-6126
Since Tropical Storm Imelda in mid-September, Star of Hope has seen a sharp decline in giving as The Houston Processing & Distribution Center suffered severe damage with a roof collapse.
UNIQUE FUNDRAISER BRINGS HOPE TO AREA HOMELESS DURING HEATWAVE
LOCAL COMPANY GOES TO BAT FOR STAR OF HOPE FRIDAY NIGHT EVERY “HOMELESS RUN” EQUALS A $500 DONATION DURING A NIGHT OF HOPE
FRIDAY, July 22, 2016
Skeeters baseball fans will get to experience a high powered game AND help the homeless at the same time Friday, July 22 at Sugar Land’s Constellation Field. “In Texas, helping your neighbor is as American as apple pie and baseball,” said American Business Machines President and CEO Charles Brogna. “So through Star of Hope we’ve dedicated an entire night to reaching out to the community we serve.”
ABM is underwriting the special evening which features limited edition, specifically designed jerseys for the players (to be auctioned off after the game), a donation opportunity, and each time one of the Skeeters players hits a homer against the York Revolution – it will be called a “Homeless Run” and the company will donate $500 to Star of Hope. “If it happens more than three times – we’ll double the donation,” said Brogna.
This first time event comes at a time when Star of Hope needs the most help. Traditionally the summer is their busiest time of the year – and it’s when the Mission gets the least amount of financial support. The near triple digit temperatures have intensified the usual overwhelming summer demands for shelter and assistance.
ABOUT 70 PIZZAS WILL BE DELIVERED FOR LUNCH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016
A Slice Of Hope is hosting the party for the seventh consecutive year. The New York based national non-profit seeks to bring awareness of the “hunger epidemic” in the U.S. Each June they sponsor grassroots events in over 15 states to support and honor local food banks and community shelters and their work to combat the growing tide of U.S. poverty and homelessness. For more information visit asliceofhope.org.
The Star of Hope Transitional Living Center serves as home to 63 families and 44 single women. The facility offers structured recovery programs encouraging education, employment, recovery from substance abuse, life skills, and spiritual growth. Overall, the three facilities and extended programs of Star of Hope Mission reach out to over 1,000 homeless Houstonians each day.
STAR OF HOPE CELEBRITY FASHION SHOW TO BENEFIT HOMELESS CHILDREN
HOUSTON’S TOP MEDIA PERSONALITIES BECOME “MODEL” CITIZENS FRIDAY
Friday, May 6,2016
Event Chairs Shana Wood and Elizabeth Wood Edgeworth have announced that about twenty-seven of Houston’s best known radio, television and print personalities will strut their stuff this Friday to help raise money for the homeless children of Star of Hope. During the 18th
Annual Haute for Hope Celebrity Fashion Show & Luncheon at Houston’s River Oaks, media fashionistas will walk the runway outfitted in summer creations from Kendra Scott, BB1 Classic, LUCHO, and NIMA Boutique & Bridal.
Star of Hope’s Children’s Critical Care Fund provides daily programs and services for infants to 18 years of age. Proceeds from the Friday event helps ensure that children at the Mission will flourish emotionally and intellectually during their stay. Star of Hope was able to serve over 1,800 children last year.