Texans surprise four health care workers with tickets to Super Bowl LV
On Wednesday, TORO and Houston Texans Cheerleaders surprised four employees at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus with the news and gift bags for their upcoming trip. The Texans will be sending Texas Children's Hospital West Campus Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Medical Director Dr. Matthew Pesek, nurses Matt Rivera and Bhumi Patel and respiratory therapist Kaitlin Hernandez to Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Kwanzaa Celebration at SHAPE Community Center
The Texans helped celebrate Kwanzaa with Inspire Change Grant recipient, SHAPE Community Center. SHAPE was recently the recipient of a $50,000 grant from the Texans, ConocoPhillips, Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages and Miller Lite to support their work in the community with underserved youth. Texans Cheerleaders took part in the short presentation about Kwanzaa centered around the principal of Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) and joined kids for special activities. The Texans also provided giveaways, lunch and an ice cream truck for attendees.
Sports Equipment Donation at Jackson Intermediate
Academy Sports + Outdoors and Texans delivered sports equipment to Jackson Intermediate.
2021 Chevron Holiday Market Pantry
To bring some holiday cheer to local families, Chevron and the Houston Texans supplied 200 families with turkeys, groceries and holiday gifts at the Chevron Market Pantry last week. The pantry is operated in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Houston Texans, Chevron and the Houston Food Bank. Texans Cheerleaders, Texans Legends and TORO joined volunteers and staff from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston and Chevron to distribute groceries at the drive-thru pantry.
Tyrod Taylor Surprises Boys & Girls Club Members for Christmas
Texans QB Tyrod Taylor virtually visited members of the Boys & Girls Club on Tuesday. Taylor surprised the members with raffle prizes including a signed jersey, helmet and gloves, and gift cards in honor of the Christmas holiday. He cheered on the kids as TORO helped them decorate gingerbread houses he provided. This Boys and Girls Club location is one of the few clubs open for Winter Camp to serve members whose guardians are essential workers.
2021 YMCA Holiday Party
On Tuesday, the Texans hosted their annual YMCA Holiday Party at NRG Stadium. YMCA members got into the holiday spirit with a cookie decorating class before they were surprised with gifts from their wish lists courtesy of the Lady Texans. The kids were thrilled to receive toys, tablets, coats and more ahead of the Christmas holiday.
Three Families get a $15,000 Conn's HomePlus Shopping Spree
The Texans and Conn's HomePlus gave three families from the Boys and Girls Club $15,000 for a holiday shopping spree with Texans Players, TORO and the Houston Texans Cheerleaders.
Inspire Change Grant Recipient Book Donation
Texans players and Cheerleaders helped students at DeAnda Elementary School pick six books to take home and keep free of charge thanks to Books Between Kids. Books Between Kids helps to get books in the hands of at-risk students across the city and is one of the 15 nonprofits that received funds through the $400,000 Inspire Change Grant presented by the Texans, ConocoPhillips, Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages and Miller Lite.
Houston Texans Teen Club Celebrates 5 Years
This December, the Houston Texans and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston celebrated the fifth anniversary of the opening of the Houston Texans Teen Club at their annual holiday party. The Houston Texans announced a donation of $450,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston to continue our partnership as one of the Texans three strategic community partners.
Tyrod Taylor visits the Boys and Girls Club to Reveal his My Cause, My Cleats
In honor of the My Cause My Cleats initiative, Tyrod Taylor spoke to a group of students at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston. Tyrod Taylor selected the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston as his Community Huddle group this season to receive tickets to Texans games through the Tyrod Taylor Foundation. The Tyrod Taylor Foundation supports youth development programs and he will be wearing cleats on Battle Red Day presented by Mattress Firm to showcase the cause. Each member of the Boys & Girls Clubs will be given the opportunity to decorate their own pair of "cleats" to highlight a cause and what is important to them courtesy of Mattress Firm.
2021 Inspire Change Grant Recipient Breakfast
On Giving Tuesday, the Houston Texans, ConocoPhillips, Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages and Miller Lite awarded $400,000 through the Inspire Change Grant Fund to 15 local nonprofits and educational programs working to make a difference in the Houston community. The recipients were surprised at a breakfast this morning at NRG Stadium with Vice President of the Houston Texans Foundation Hannah McNair, Texans players and Texans Legends. Learn more.
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Brandin Cooks honors his family members who served
Houston Texans WR Brandin Cooks shares his military story and who he will be representing for Salute to Service Week presented by USAA.
Laremy Tunsil and Tyrod Taylor Distribute Thanksgiving Meals
Houston Texans Laremy Tunsil and Tyrod Taylor passed out groceries for Thanksgiving meals to families from the Boys and Girls Club and YMCA Houston.
Thanksgiving Meal Delivery to the VA Medical Center
On Monday, November 22, players, coaches, staff and Lady Texans handed out 200 meals to veterans at the VA Medical Center for Thanksgiving as a part of Salute to Service Week presented by USAA. In addition to meals, we passed out a small gift from the Texans to bring a little comfort to veterans will be in the hospital over the holiday.
Operation Finally Home Field Day
For the past 10 years, the Houston Texans have partnered with Operation Finally Home to surprise a wounded, ill or injured military hero and their family with a home, building homes and hope for these heroes. To celebrate the lives that have been changed through this partnership, the Texans and USAA are inviting 11 families who have received houses to NRG Stadium for a special private family field day on the field of NRG Stadium leading up to Thanksgiving. Families watched a video commemorating 10 years of surprises, received $500 gift cards for groceries for Thanksgiving, Texans goodie bags and enjoy football drills, lunch, games and more.
2021 Running of the Bulls
Hundreds of runners came out to NRG Stadium for Running of the Bulls presented by H-E-B and the TORO's 1k presented by Texas Children's Hospital. All proceeds benefit USO Houston and the Houston Texans Foundation.
2021 Taste of the Texans
The Houston Texans Foundation hosted the 12th annual Taste of the Texans presented by Sysco, raising nearly $250,000 to benefit the Houston Food Bank and Houston Texans Foundation. While at the event, guests were able to mingle with Texans celebrities while sampling dishes from some of Houston's top restaurants.
Texans Visit the U.S. Coast Guard Base in Galveston
Texans players, TORO and Houston Texans Cheerleaders visited the U.S. Coast Guard in Galveston with USAA to learn about their every-day responsibilities, tour a helicopter and boat, and watch a search and rescue demonstration.
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.
Kamu Grugier-Hill and TORO visit Texans Children's Hospital
The countdown to Kids Day presented by Texas Children's Hospital is on! TORO and Kamu Grugier-Hill visited patients in the hospital via suspended scaffolding and a robot.
The Texans and Whataburger Made a Donation to the Houston Food Bank | 2021 Hunger Action Campaign
The Houston Texans and Whataburger partnered up to raise $120,000 for the Houston Food Bank through the Hunger Action Campaign to provide much-needed funds to support food insecure people in the Houston community.
2021 Huddle Against Hunger presented by Kroger
The Texans kicked off another year of the Huddle Against Hunger Program presented by Kroger. Students at J. Ruth Smith Elementary School participated in a trivia game with Texans players and one lucky teacher was awarded groceries for a year courtesy of Kroger. The elementary school will be the first to achieve 100% teacher and student participation in the Huddle Against Hunger Program after this school year.
2021 TORO Takes the Bull Out of Bullying at Browning Elementary
TORO and NOV visited Browning Elementary to teach students about the importance of Bully prevention.
Chris and Toria Moore honor their late son, CJ | The 53
In honor of Pregnancy & Infancy Loss Awareness Month, WR Chris Moore and his wife Toria made a special donation to Texas Children's Hospital in honor of their late son, CJ.