Photos: Houston Texans Locker Room Refresh
This offseason, the Houston Texans locker room got a huge refresh! Texans Chairman and CEO Cal McNair and Vice President of the Houston Texans Foundation Hannah McNair had the chance to show it off to Justin Reid, Keion Crossen, Brandon Dunn and Jonathan Greenard.
Watch the reveal here.
Photos: Local Artist and DePelchin Celebrate Soccer in Houston | Art of Soccer
The Houston Texans and Lone Star Sports & Entertainment (LSSE) partnered with a local artist and a few talented kids from DePelchin Children's Center to support Houston's 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid through the Art of Soccer initiative.
Photos: CDW Careers in Technology Day
As part of CDW's support of the CDW College and Career Playbook at the Houston Texans Teen Club, CDW hosted a Careers in Technology Day. The Houston Texans Teen Club hosted the event at the club for members. This included a football chalk talk followed by a panel discussion with executives from the technology industry. CDW made a donation to the College & Career Center of items to support the growth and educational development of the members.
Photos: Dumpling Haus Receives Amegy Bank's Small Business Boost
The women of Dumpling Haus love sharing. Sharing their delicious dumplings with the City of Houston, sharing meals for essential healthcare workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and sharing their storefront to house a mural bringing awareness to a worthy cause.
The Houston Texans and Amegy Bank are happy to award July's Small Business Boost with the Dumpling Haus as a small token of appreciation for their commitment to the City of Houston.
Photos: U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Stephen Netzley Receives his Home | Operation Finally Home
Operation FINALLY HOME, the Texans and local home builders dedicated a new mortgage-free home for U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Stephen Netzley and his daughter Mrazy. Stephen and his daughter were surprised on Nov. 23, 2020 with the news they were receiving the home by TORO, Texans Cheerleaders and representatives from Operation FINALLY HOME.
2021 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Finalists Voting
After more than a month of auditioning, the 2021 the 2021 Houston Texans Cheerleaders finalists are SET! Now it's time to cast your votes on who you feel should make the team this season.
Voting will end on Friday, July 16 at 5:00 PM. Click here to make your picks now!
Photos: McNair Foundation Grant for Houston Texans YMCA Academy and Summer Day Camp
The McNair Foundation donated a $100,000 grant to the Houston Texans YMCA to support the YMCA Academy and Summer Day Camp. This camp will support 50 elementary-age students at the Houston Texans YMCA that have been affected by the pandemic's disruption of traditional education.
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: 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.
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.
United Way presented by Apache Corporation | Texans Care Volunteer Day
The United Way offered an opportunity for Texans fans to volunteer right from their car! At this drive-thru donation drop-off site, fans dropped off supplies that volunteers packaged into supply kits for the Houston Area Women's Center (HAWC). With everyone's help we packaged more than100 supply kits!
Photos: Huddle Against Hunger presented by Kroger Scavenger Hunt
Thirty elementary-school students from Aldine ISD came to Kroger for a scavenger hunt with the Texans and the Houston Food Bank. The class completed the Huddle Against Hunger curriculum that educates students about hunger and food insecurity, so it was time to celebrate! The teams collected nutritious items that were then donated to the Houston Food Bank. The winning team received $100 gift cards to Kroger and all students went home with Texans goodies and gift cards. Sign up your classroom now here.
Photos: Sensory Bin Donation
To unveil the Texans 2021 schedule, Fried Rice Artist Alissa tossed a piece of artwork to represent each of the Texans opponents. After the rice had been tossed, we collected the grains of colored rice and added Texans fidget spinners, coins and football player figures to assemble educational sensory bins for kids.
TORO and Roderick Johnson delivered the sensory bins to the YMCA Children's Academy at Texas Medical Center.
Photos: Houston Texans Teen Club Graduation Party presented by Chevron
Chevron and the Texans hosted a graduation party for the seniors from the Texans Teen Club and an awards ceremony to celebrate the top volunteers from the Chevron Market Pantry service program. Congrats to all the grads and winners!
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: Houston Texans Foundation Charity Golf Classic
Houston Texans players, coaches and executives joined scores of charitable golfers for a day on the links to benefit the Houston Texans Foundation on Monday, May 10 at River Oaks Country Club. The 18th Annual Houston Texans Charity Golf Classic presented by BMW raised well over $360,000 this year, contributing to the more than $35 million raised for the Houston Texans Foundation since its inception in 2002.
Photos: Texans & Coca-Cola Surprise Mothers ❤
Hannah McNair, TORO and HTC helped honor 10 deserving mothers this week. Each mom received a bouquet of flowers and gift cards courtesy of Coca-Cola to help make her weekend extra special. One single mother was invited with her boys for a special VIP grocery trip at Kroger as well as additional gifts and surprises. Watch the video here.
Photos: Station 55 Custom Jersey Donation
The Texans surprised Houston Fire Station 55 on Tuesday, May 4 to celebrate International Firefighters' Day and to thank them for their service during this challenging time. Cal and Hannah McNair, TORO, Cheerleaders and Legend Cecil Shorts III provided the firefighters with lunch and presented them with a framed #55 jersey for their new #55 station!
Photos: Military Combine
The Houston Texans and Miller Lite hosted 20 military members and their families from the USO at the Houston Methodist Training Center to celebrate the 2021 NFL Draft and Month of the Military Child. Houston Texans Co-Founder and Senior Chair Janice S. McNair, CEO and Chairman Cal McNair, Vice President of the Texans Foundation Hannah McNair, Texans Legends Matt Murphy, Moran Norris, Fred Weary and Mike Quinn, TORO and Cheerleaders stopped by to visit with the families and thank them for all they do.
Photos: 2021 Military Combine
The Houston Texans and Miller Lite hosted 20 military members and their families from the USO at the Houston Methodist Training Center to celebrate the 2021 NFL Draft and Month of the Military Child. Houston Texans Co-Founder and Senior Chair Janice S. McNair, CEO and Chairman Cal McNair, Vice President of the Texans Foundation Hannah McNair, DB Keion Crossen, Texans Legends Matt Murphy, Moran Norris, Fred Weary and Mike Quinn, TORO and Cheerleaders stopped by to visit with the families and thank them for all they do.
Photos: Houston Texans 2021 Inner Circle Representatives
The Houston Texans 2021 Inner Circle is comprised of our dedicated Season Ticket Members hand selected out of hundreds of nominations that are teachers and are fully vaccinated. These members received a free trip to the NFL Draft in Cleveland and will be a part of exclusive experiences.
Photos: Small Business Boost, Sweets By Belen
Sweets by Belen is women-owned, Peruvian and Latin inspired bakery located in southwest Houston. Sweets by Belen creates high quality made-from-scratch desserts using tropical fruits and ingredients. Learn more about Sweets By Belen and the Amegy Bank Small Business Boost here.
Photos: 2021 Operation Finally Home Notes of Love
The Houston Texans and Operation FINALLY HOME took part in a Notes of Love event earlier this month to write inspirational words of support and encouragement on the studs of the home currently under construction for U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Stephen Netzley and his 4-year old daughter. Stephen and his daughter were surprised on Nov. 23, 2020 with the news they were receiving the home. Operation FINALLY HOME works with partners to provide mortgage-free homes to wounded, ill and injured veterans in honor of their service and sacrifice to country and community.
Photos: Texans Fit Open for Workouts in Meyerland
Texans fans can train like the pros at Texans Fit, now open in Meyerland! The state-of-the-art fitness facility features certified personal trainers, top-ranked group fitness classes, a ride room, recovery zone including a cryotherapy chamber and so much more. Join the Texans Fit family by visiting the club nearest you or going to TexansFit.com.
Photos: 2021 Houston Texans Cheerleaders Volunteer at the Houston Food Bank
Current Houston Texans Cheerleaders and Alumni volunteered together at the Houston Food Bank to give back to the community by helping inspect, package, and organize food. Would you like to volunteer with the Texans? Register here for Texans Care Volunteer Day presented by Chevron to volunteer alongside Texans Legends, Cheerleaders and more.
Photos: 2021 Battle Red Ladies Down, Set, Paint!
The Battle Red Ladies, a Texans fan club for lady Texans fans, gathered for their first in-person event in a year known as Down, Set, Paint! Everyone enjoyed painting their very own Texans-themed masterpiece, chances to win prizes, and more. Want to be a Battle Red Lady and participate in Texans events like this? Register for FREE here.
Photos: 2021 Houston Texans Flag Football at the YMCA Kickoff
Boys and girls, ages 6 to 11, who registered for Houston Texans Flag Football at the YMCA played their first of six games on Saturday, April 10. All kids registered learned about the fundamentals of flag football in a fun environment with their peers. Take a look at the action!
Photos: Mission of Yahweh New Playground Donation
Last fall, Janice S. McNair, co-founder and senior chair of the Houston Texans, donated $50,000 to support the construction of a new playground at Mission of Yahweh. The Mission of Yahweh is a faith-based shelter that has been empowering, enriching and restoring the lives of homeless women and children and provides outreach services to low-income communities since 1961.
Photos: 2021 Digital Divide Surprise
The Houston Texans surprised three local nonprofits with $30,000 in Digital Divide Grants through the United Way of Greater Houston. The "Digital Divide" is defined as the gulf between those who have ready access to computers and the internet, and those who do not. These grants will assist with providing access to the technology needed to close the gap.