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May 22, 2018

Help us give our kids a summer to remember!

  We give our kids a supportive community. Now, let’s give them a summer. Together, we can give the abused and neglected children at Today’s Harbor for Children a summer that lets them be kids again. Your donation confirms to these children that they can reclaim an ordinary childhood with a community that cares for them. Tell our […]

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February 23, 2017

Houston Grand Opera (HGOco) and CKW Foundation Create a Day to Remember at the Boys & Girls Harbor

The Houston Grand Opera Company brought "The Barber of Seville" to the Harbor campus through a generous donation from the Connie Kwan-Wong (CKW) Foundation to underwrite the "Opera to Go!" Community Collaboration production.

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November 12, 2016

Grand Opening of The Container Store to Benefit Boys & Girls Harbor

The Container Store, the nation's originator and leading retailer of storage and organization products, will open in Friendswood (Baybrook Mall) on Saturday, November 12th. As part of the celebration, 10% of Grand Opening Weekend Sales will be donated to Boys & Girls Harbor!

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October 24, 2016

Harbor Honors Bob Allen at 2016 Good Skipper Celebration

On Friday, October 21, Boys & Girls Harbor honored Bob Allen, legendary sportscaster, as our 2016 "Good Skipper" at the annual Good Skipper Celebration held at Sylvan Beach Pavilion in La Porte. Allen lost his courageous battle with cancer and passed away the day before the event.

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July 14, 2016

Diane Englet Elected New Harbor Board Chair

Diane Englet, Senior Director of Corporate Community Relations for CenterPoint Energy, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Boys & Girls Harbor.

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May 13, 2016

St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church Blesses the Harbor

The Christian Action Ministry program is a parish ministry outreach to research, facilitate and initiate charitable works within St. Bernadette’s parish and community.  Five percent of the weekly collection is set aside for the works of Christian Action, but money is only the beginning.  Christian Action relies on the ongoing donations of clothing, food and […]

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August 15, 2015

Volunteer of the Month: Celia Valles

Celia Valles, a native Houstonian, currently works as the Outreach Coordinator for Council Member Robert Gallegos. She has been a community volunteer for the past 25 years, involving herself in many organizations and fundraisers around town. “Many times organizations tried to hire me for events, but I prefer to volunteer,” Valles said. This is the […]

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August 14, 2015

Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department Water Day

For the past 10 years, the Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department has provided a Water Day for the children of Boys & Girls Harbor. Water Day began when an alumni of the Harbor, a Volunteer Fire Fighter, decided the Harbor kids might enjoy playing in the water on a hot summer’s day! Although the Harbor […]

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August 07, 2015

Kick-Off Party for Good Skipper Celebration

Chairmen of the “Good Skipper Celebration”, Ellen and Fred Prelle, hosted a Kick-Off Party at their home for the Host Committee. Fred Prelle, President of Advisors Financial Group, has been a Boys & Girls Harbor Board Member since 2010. This year’s Good Skippers, Grant Harvey, Jacqueline Smith, and Fred Wahrlich spoke about the mission of […]

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August 04, 2015

Sequent Energy Sponsors an Evening at Main Event

Sequent Energy Management sponsored an evening at Main Event for the children and house parents from Boys & Girls Harbor. This is the 5th year Sequent Energy has sponsored this event. Employees from Sequent Energy went to Main Event as volunteers and spent time bowling, eating pizza, and visiting with children and employees of the […]

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