Positively affecting the lives of pediatric cancer patients and their families through the writing, recording and sharing of their original songs. For More Information, please visit Purple Songs Can Fly
For 36 years, Rebuilding Together Houston has provided no-cost home repair to neighbors in need: working families, the elderly, veterans and people with disabilities. This is our mission, pre- and post-Harvey. For more information, please visit Rebuilding Together Houston
Crossroads provides the solution to parents of students with learning differences. Crossroads allows K-12 students the opportunity to grow academically and personally, while developing as they reach for the sky, fail; take another shot at it, and succeed. For More Information, please visit Crossroads School, Inc.
Veterans are looking for careers not jobs, communicating and setting expectations about how the civilian sector works is the first step. Effective networking is the ultimate key to success. Interested in finding out how you can help Visit Lone Star Veterans Association
Shoes for Kids is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1988. It's mission is to provide brand new shoes for school aged children in the East End Area of Houston, Texas. The eligible children attend participating East End elementary schools. The eligible children are identified and selected by their schools. This year marks their 30th Anniversary!
Find out more: www.houstonshoesforkids.org
Women Driving Business is a series of uniquely inspirational business events intended to provide opportunities to connect and promote key West Houston women business owners and "C" level corporate executives.
Women Driving Business provides opportunities to network, connect, and promote business through a series of uniquely feminine events. Since women interact and network differently than men, this is a perfect platform and opportunity for special business connections.
This year's 2017 presenting sponsor is The Rose, which helps reduce deaths from breast cancer by providing access to screenings, diagnostics, and treatment services to any woman regardless of her ability to pay. Studies show women often put personal needs on hold while tending to the needs of others. Many women cite cost and lack of access as reasons they delay preventive services.
Find Out More Information - www.womendrivingbusiness.com
What is the City of Houston's Office of Business Opportunity
The Office of Business Opportunity is committed to creating a competitive and diverse business environment in the City of Houston by promoting the growth and success of local small businesses, with special emphasis on historically underutilized groups by ensuring their meaningful participation in the government procurement process.
What resources are available for individuals who are thinking about starting their own business or currently have a business
Houston Business Solution Center
Lift Off Houston
Who are your current community partners
We work closely with SCORE, ACCION, WBEA, HMSDC, Women's Contractors Association, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston Contractor's Association, Houston Public Library, Capital One
LauraJane Hyde, Gilda's Club Chicago discusses the challenges they face as they provide free cancer support for the whole family. The goal of the organization is to build a community of people who understand the cancer process.
The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation seeks to create positive change for youths in under-served communities, focusing on youth development and mentorship. To learn more, visit the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation on the web at www.theMalcolmJenkinsFoundation.org
The National Mall is America's front yard. Caroline Cunningham of the Trust for the National Mall discusses ongoing efforts to restore and preserve this national treasure. Visit the Trust for the National Mall on the web at www.NationalMall.org