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Help wanted: THE BEACON to Expand Service to include Thursdays.

2014-03-19T16:16:29+00:00 March 19th, 2014|

THE BEACON is an organization working to end homelessness in Houston while restoring dignity, self-respect and hope to our neighbors in need.  Since opening in 2007, THE BEACON has grown from serving 80 clients per day to nearly 800 each day of operation. Due to this growing need, THE BEACON will add a fifth day [...]

Have Database/Website/IT Needs?

2013-12-05T16:24:54+00:00 December 5th, 2013|

Executive Service Corps of Houston has partnered with University of Houston’s Management Information Systems program since 2009 to help hotwire nonprofits metric tracking , improve their connectivity and online presence. Senior level students, under the tutelage and leadership of Dr. Carl Scott, work  each semester in teams with ESCH consultant mentors to acquire consulting and [...]

Giving Back to the Community – Ryan’s Way

2013-10-28T10:07:30+00:00 October 28th, 2013|

I believe that all parents should teach their children the importance of volunteering at an early age.  Helping others comes in many forms and while monetary contributions are very important, there are a number of other ways one can help others. My son is now 18 years old and has a number of hidden special [...]

Volunteer Houston Connecting the Community

2013-10-16T12:53:42+00:00 October 16th, 2013|

Helping those with disabilities lead independent lives By Rusty Graham A nondescript duplex on a quiet residential street in central Spring Branch got an interior facelift last week. Volunteers from the Houston office of Turner Construction helped reinforce the interior walls in one side of the duplex, then primed and painted those walls for the three [...]