📸 | Kickball at the Boys and Girls Club | Play 60
In honor of PLAY 60 Week, Texans players Nico Collins, Jordan Akins, Jeff Driskel, Carson Green, Connor Strachan and Garret Wallow joined members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston for a friendly game of kickball. Texans Cheerleaders and Club members cheered on the teams, TORO served as the referee and Texans Legend Travis Johnson called the play-by-play. PLAY 60 is the NFL's campaign to encourage kids to get off the sidelines and be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help put them on a healthy trajectory for life.
Houston Texans Stats Challenge presented by SLB Kickoff at Keller Middle School
The Houston Texans Stats Challenge, presented by SLB, gives local students the opportunity to participate in a fun, mathematical-based program aimed toward helping students learn and sharpen their problem-solving skills through the game of football. Hosted by Drew Dougherty, LB Blake Cashman and Legend Tim Wade made a special appearance alongside Cheer and TORO to help get the kids excited for this educational program.
Texans x CoolxDad Blackshear Elementary School Picture Day
In celebration of the beginning of the school year, the Texans Players partnered with CoolxDad and Blackshear Elementary School to provide a special picture day for all students at the school, a Title I school located in Houston's Third Ward community. Many students across the country cannot afford to purchase school pictures taken at school. This partnership enabled every student at Blackshear Elementary the opportunity to have their picture taken by a professional photographer and have printed photos to take home to display in their house and share with friends and family, a luxury many of us take for granted. Texans players provided each student with a new school uniform to start the year, along with an ID holder.
Houston Texas YMCA Flag Football Kickoff
Texans Legend Cecil Shorts III, Texans Cheerleaders, and TORO visited the Houston Texans YMCA to help kick-off the first day of Houston Texans Flag Football at the YMCA! The Texans provided pizza, autographs and giveaways to all flag football participants.
Ford National Pancake Day at Caraway Elementary School
To kickoff Legends Homecoming, Texans Legends Jonathan Wells, Robaire Smith, Tim Jamison, and Eric Brown joined Cheer and TORO to serve a pancake breakfast at Caraway Elementary School to celebrate National Pancake Day! The Houston Texans also surprised the principal with a customized jersey and to be a special guest in the Ford Ride with TORO Experience for the home game against the New Orleans Saints on October 15th!
📸 | 2023 Community Corner
Each day, the Houston Texans hosted kids and families from our community partners for a special experience at Houston Texans Training Camp presented by Xfinity. Groups included youth from the YMCA of Greater Houston, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Special Olympics of Texas, and more. Each group had the opportunity to watch practice, meet Texans players and get autographs and photos, receive special Texans giveaways, visit the Texans Kids Zone, and more!
Houston Texans, USAA, and Operation Finally Home Ellenbeck Groundbreaking
The Houston Texans, USAA, and Operation Finally Home will be breaking ground on a new home for U.S. Army Sgt. Joanna Ellenbeck and her daughter Ellie. TORO, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and a Texans Legend will help welcome the family to their new home.
📸 | Meet the 2023 Texans Pup
The Houston Texans partnered with Kroger and America's VetDogs to adopt their second Texans pup, a black Labrador Golden Retriever to train as a future service dog for a veteran or first responder.
Visit to Veterans
Texans players LB Christian Kirksey, LB Denzel Perryman, TE Brevin Jordan, FB Andrew Beck, and DT Thomas Booker IV visited veterans in the hospital to deliver treats to lift their spirits and thank them for their service. In honor of Memorial Day, Deep Steel Thunder played a special performance of Taps in memory of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
Mother's Day Surprise with Coca-Cola and Kroger
The Houston Texans and Coca-Cola invited 5 moms from the nonprofit Young Mothers Don't Quit to Kroger for a reception to celebrate Mother's Day. The moms were joined by TORO, Texans Cheerleaders and Texans OLB Neville Hewitt. As a thank you for all that they do, each mom was surprised with a gift box including Texans gear and a $1,000 gift card to Kroger.
Charity Golf Classic presented by BMW
The 20th annual Houston Texans Charity Golf Classic was held at the prestigious River Oaks Country Club on Monday, May 8. Teams had the opportunity to golf alongside Texans players and celebrities and enjoyed lunch, dinner and an awards ceremony following the event. The event raised close to $425,000 for the Houston Texans Foundation to support our mission to be Champions for Youth.
Touchdown for Trees presented by 1PointFive
The Houston Texans and 1PointFive have partnered up on the Touchdown for Trees program. Beginning in the 2023-24 season, for every touchdown the Texans scored, 1PointFive and the Texans donated 1.5 trees to be planted in the Houston area. This May, staff from the Texans and 1PointFive planted the donated trees in Hermann Park. 1PointFive is the Preferred Carbon Removal Partner of the Houston Texans.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston Honor Texans Foundation
The Houston Texans Foundation and McNair family ere honored for our long-time support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston at their largest annual fundraiser, the Great Futures Dinner. Texans players RB Dameon Pierce, WR Nico Collins and LB Garret Wallow attending along with Texans Legends, Cheerleaders and TORO. The event raised $915,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs.