Our first ever Triumph luncheon was held on Friday, November 18 at the Royal Sonesta and indeed was a triumph! 520 guests dined on a tasty fall meal in the great company of the many friends and supporters who turned out to celebrate the mission...
Texas Women Rainmakers
On Friday, August 26, the Texas Women Rainmakers met in Houston for their annual conference.
The Rainmakers are a group of female lawyers from across Texas dedicated to "helping women lawyers be better rainmakers and succeed in their careers." As part of their conference, they asked Debra Richmond, staff of...
Partnership with Harris County Public Library
We are currently forming a partnership with the Harris County Public Library (HCPL) to bring a mobile library and educational literacy programs to our Mabee WholeLife® Service Center. As part of our initial efforts, we held an after-school story time and book give-away on March 27, 2018. HCPL brought science-related activities for the kids,...
Mabee WholeLife® Service Center Hard Hat Tour
On Thursday, June 15, 2017, nearly 40 supporters of The Women's Home gathered for an exclusive first look at the Mabee WholeLife® Service Center, The Home's newest initiative to help local families grow and thrive. Those who attended the Hard Hat Tour experienced firsthand all the amenities the Center will provide to residents...
Homefront Fall 2017 E-newsletter
Fall 2017 newsletter
Fluor Day of Caring
On Saturday, September 24, more than 30 employees and family members of Fluor volunteered at The Women’s Home as part of the Fluor Cares initiative. The Fluor Day of Caring included prepping and painting The Home’s large classroom and 2 bathrooms in the Life Learning Center at the...
Cottage Shop Closed on December 15
Cottage Shop Christmas Hours
Adele and Ber Pieper Family Place – Now Open!
In response to the need for an affordable environment in which families can thrive, The Women's Home has completed the first phase of a two part capital project to further develop a unique community for women and their families. Opened on October 1, 2016, Adele and Ber Pieper Family Place, our...
The Home Wins 2017 Houston Business Journal Landmark Award
The Women's Home is proud to have won the 2017 Houston Business Journal Landmark Award in the area of Community Impact for our Adele and Ber Pieper Family Place Apartments complex. The awards recognize outstanding real estate projects completed in the greater Houston area between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. Finalists...
We are currently forming a partnership with the Harris County Public Library (HCPL) to bring a mobile library and educational literacy programs to our Mabee WholeLife® Service Center. As part of our initial efforts, we held an after-school story time and book give-away on March 27, 2018. HCPL brought science-related activities for the kids, read stories, and entertained with one of their costumed mascots “Owlbatron.” They also brought the Curiosity Cruiser—a mobile library where the children were able to choose six free, brand-new books to take home to start their own personal libraries.
We’re excited about this new partnership and look forward to what’s to come!
Anna C. Dragsbaek, CEO of The Women’s Home (center) with Mayor Sylvester Turner
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner held a press event on Monday, December 18, 2017 to celebrate the partners of The Way Home, and their exceeding the Mayor’s Challenge to house 500 chronically homeless individuals in 6 months.
“In March 2017, Turner announced a comprehensive and holistic approach to reducing homelessness….At the center of this plan was The Way Home, the collaborative model comprised of more than 100 private nonprofits and public organizations that has reduced overall homelessness by 60 percent.”
The Women’s Home is proud to be one of The Way Home partners.
We are in need of business and business-casual clothing,
sizes 14-24, to assist some of our clients as they prepare
for job interviews!
Can you help?
If you have items you can donate or know of someone (or somewhere!) that might, you can bring them to The Cottage Shop – just be sure to tell the person receiving your items that they are for our clients, not inventory for The Shop. And don’t forget your in-kind donation receipt!
“The MAXIMUS Foundation is proud to present The Women’s Home with a grant in honor of its commitment to improving the lives of those it serves in the community,” said John Boyer, MAXIMUS Foundation Chairman. “Through its innovative services and solutions, The Women’s Home’s values continue to align with those of the MAXIMUS Foundation – helping disadvantaged populations while supporting individuals’ and families’ pursuit of self-sufficiency and improved health care outcomes. On behalf of the MAXIMUS Foundation, I am so grateful for The Women’s Home’s dedicated work.”
Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People®, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government sponsored programs. For more information, visit www.maximus.com.
About the MAXIMUS Foundation
As the philanthropic arm of MAXIMUS, the Foundation extends the mission of the Company by identifying and awarding grants to partners with specialized expertise to deliver results within the same populations and communities served by the public programs the Company operates. The MAXIMUS Foundation is completely funded by MAXIMUS and its employees, and provides grants to local community organizations with programs and projects in the areas of child and youth development, health and community development.