|February 27, 2013
The Houstonian Club hosted a lecture and luncheon series presented by Dr. Osama Gaber on “Breakthroughs in Transplantation”. The educational seminar focused on the detrimental effects diabetes has on the liver and the innovative research being developed to combat the disease and it’s effects on the body.
|February 22, 2013
CBRE hosted a Texan Day barbecue luncheon in the Wells Fargo building downtown benefitting Nora’s Home. With the help of hungry employees, CBRE raised $2, 171.20.
|February 16, 2013
Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat hosted his “All-Star Luncheon” benefiting local Houston charities for the sixth year in a row on Saturday February 16. Executive Director Kayla Lehmann met numerous basketball stars, including Yao Ming.
|February 7, 2013
Nora’s Home welcomed Dr. Robert Robbins to Houston as the new president and CEO of the Texas Medical Center at the home of Linda and Steve Webster. Walter Pye of Pinto Ranch made the welcome complete with a Texas necessity- a cowboy hat.
|December 22, 2012|
Zadok Jewelers hosted a book signing for Elizabeth Stone, Founder and Owner of The Stone Kitchen, titled “An Invitation to Entertain: Recipes for Gracious Parties”. A portion of her book proceeds was donated to Nora’s Home.
|December 19, 2012|
Thanks to the successful bid submitted by the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority the 2014 Transplant Games of America will be in Houston, Texas! Bill Ryan, President and CEO of the Transplant Games of America, passed the torch to Mayor Annise Parker. This event will help raise awareness on the importance of organ and tissue donations as well as the need for a “Home Away From Home” for transplant patients and their families.
|November 28, 2012|
In honor of their 36th anniversary Zadok Jewelers hosted a carnival themed cocktail party featuring a gemstone cake sale and raffle benefiting Nora’s Home. Zadok’s helped raise over $4,000 for Nora’s Home. It is an honor to have the Zadok family join our team. Pictured below: Helene Zadok, Lisa Zadok, Amy Zadok and Elain Schuster
|October 29, 2012
Nora’s Home celebrated their Groundbreaking on 8300 El Rio St near the Texas Medical Center. The 3 acres will be the site for the first hospitality home for transplant patients and their families in the Gulf Coast region. Nora’s Home plans to open their doors to the public Summer 2013.
|October 20, 2012|
In honor of his 50th Birthday, Billy Stewart hosted a fundraiser at the Crooked Ferret in Houston in honor of Nora’s Home. Billy asked friends and family to donate to Nora’s Home in lieu of buying him a gift. With perfect weather, live music from Billy’s band Shadow of the Cross, and a silent auction, fun was had by all. Billy helped raise over $5,000 for Nora’s Home.
|August 6, 2012|
Nora's Home Executive Director, Kayla Lehmann, met with Laura Frnka-Davis, Director of Communications at LifeGift, to discuss a partnership as a Workplace Partner. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the transplant community, the Workplace Partnership for Life campaign aims to enroll employers to become partners in supporting and promoting organ, tissue, marrow and blood donation within their workplaces.