Photos: Kidzzz & Cardio presented by Mattress Firm
In honor of National Foster Care Awareness month, the Houston Texans teamed up with Mattress Firm to host twenty foster children from DePelchin Children's Center and Child Advocates at a Texans Fit facility for a fun and educational day. The children learned a sideline dance from Houston Texans Cheerleaders and participated in an exciting and kid-friendly cardio class. John McCarty taught the children about the importance of sleep and Cecil Shorts III spoke about his experiences with maintaining a healthy diet and exercising.
Photos: Police Activities League Sports Kits Giveaway
Texans Legend Wade Smith, Chief of Police Troy Finner, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and TORO joined Houston Police Officers and Youth to give away 300 kits in total to youth in the community at Emancipation Park through the HPD PAL program. Kits were filled with footballs, jump ropes, sidewalk chalk and more.
Photos: Small Business Boost Winner | Cochinita & co.
The latest winner of the Houston Texans Small Business Boost presented by Amegy Bank is Cochinita & co. and owner Victoria. Cochinita and Co. is a woman- and immigrant-owned business that has managed to reinvent itself following the pandemic. Conchinita & co. is currently serving its take on vibrant Mexican food daily under the same roof as Kickin's Local Market. For winning, Cohinita & co. will receive a $2,500 grant and marketing support from the Texans. Through the Small Business Boost, the Texans and Amegy Bank have awarded $27,500 in grants to small businesses. Learn more here.
Photos: George Floyd Remembrance Walk
The Houston Texans volunteered at the annual George Floyd Remembrance Walk.
Photos: 2021 Coaches Academy
The 2021 Coaches Academy was held on Saturday, June 5 at NRG Center. Coaches in attendance were able to hear from Texans Special Teams Coordinator Frank Ross and learn about the latest in health and player safety from top experts in the area. After the event, Coaches are able to apply for grants for their school or program of up to $25,000.
Photos: Award Presentation for Jack Yates High School's New Athletic Field
The Houston Texans, the NFL Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) will be awarding $450,000 to renovate and resurface the athletic field located at Jack Yates High School. The project seeks to address the shortage of clean, safe and accessible athletic fields in Third Ward Houston. Additionally, the Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation-NRG Park, Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Hellas Construction, Inc. and the Houston Texans also announced that they will be donating the Texans' artificial playing surface from NRG Stadium to be installed at Yates for this project, providing an extra in-kind donation valued at $1,250,000, and continuing the tradition of donating the Texans former playing surface to a community cause.
Photos: SouperBowl of Caring
The students from West University Elementary were surprised by TORO and HTC today. The students participated in the annual Souper Bowl of Caring food drive earlier this year and were rewarded for collecting the most food and money during the campaign.
Photos: Mental Health Awareness Month Surprise
Houston Texans Cheerleaders and TORO tagged cars around Houston with a cheerful surprise in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month.
2021 Texans Care Volunteer Day
Thank you to all the fans, Texans players, legends, Houston Texans Cheerleaders, TORO and staff members that came out to volunteer with us today!
Family and Friends Who Volunteer Together | Texans Care Volunteer Day
Thank you to all the families and friends who came out for Texans Care Volunteer Day!
Boys and Girls Club Chevron Market Pantry | Texans Care Volunteer Day
Volunteers at the Boys & Girls Club – Havard Club location helped to distribute much needed food items to nearly 700 surrounding community members through the Chevron Market Pantry.
Houston Food Bank presented by BMW | Texans Care Volunteer Day
Texans Care volunteers joined BMW and Ashley HomeStore at the Houston Food Bank to help package meals for Houston. More than 150 volunteers helped package 28,635 meals that will play a critical role in the success of the fight against hunger through the Houston Food Bank.
Hermann Park presented by Miller Lite | Texans Care Volunteer Day
Texans LS Jon Weeks, Legend Anthony Hill, Houston Texans Cheerleaders and fans helped to build a safe space for Houston's dogs! Volunteers did prep work ahead of the new dog park being built on Hermann Park's grounds to provide a healthier environment for our community canines.