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Giving Spirits Concert To Benefit Nora’s Home

  • Jul 9, 2018

Thank you to everyone who endured the rain and humidity last Friday night and showed up at the Sugar Land Town Square on July 6th anyway for the Giving Spirits Concert to benefit Nora’s Home! We met some amazing people who have been touched by transplantation as either patients or loved ones, while enjoying the…

104.1 KRBE Around H-Town Radio Interview with Natalie Raymer

  • Jun 19, 2018

Last Monday morning on June 18th, the Executive Director of Nora’s Home, Natalie Raymer, featured on 104.1 KRBE’s Around H-Town segment. If you missed this radio interview about our hospitality home and the latest update on our Phase II expansion, please click on the arrow below to listen to the entire piece!

As Seen In: The Katy News

  • Mar 27, 2018

From the article “Nora’s Home Welcomes New Board Members for 2018”:

Chef of the Day: LifeGift

  • Aug 31, 2018

Earlier this week volunteer chefs from LifeGift treated the guests of Nora’s Home to a freshly made dinner, complete with a platter of baked goods for dessert. Thank you to everyone from this great transplant organization who took time from their evening to greet and cook for the Nora’s Home family.

Chef of the Day: Linda Isensee

  • Aug 22, 2018

Three cheers for Lynda Isensee an her team for making dinner on Tuesday night, August 21st for everyone at Nora’s Home! The Italian meal of baked ziti pasta, buttery garlic bread, and fresh tossed salad was a wonderful treat. Our guests truly enjoyed having chewy chocolate chip cookies for dessert afterward as well. Thank you…

Chef of the Day: Nelly Gonzalez & Friends

  • Jul 31, 2018

Dinner was a delight at the end of last week with a Taco Bar Thursday, provided by team leader Nelly Gonzalez and her friends on July 26th. Thank you very much for visiting the guests of Nora’s Home and demonstrating your culinary prowess with a fine meal!

2018 Gala Recap: PaperCity Magazine

  • Jul 30, 2018

From the article “Nora’s Home Hosts a $750,000 Party at Houston’s Hottest New Hotel”

2018 Gala: The Best Is Yet To Come

  • Jul 30, 2018

The 2018 Nora’s Home Gala moved to a new location, The Post Oak hotel. “The best is yet to come,” as guests celebrated the highly anticipated Phase II expansion that will open later this year in the summer of 2018. View all of the photos from the night of April 7th below.

2017 Gala: Giving Back To The Future

  • Jul 30, 2018

The 2017 Giving Back To The Future Nora’s Home Gala was held at Royal Sonesta on Friday, May 5th. Among other fun activities, entertainment included a casino with cocktails, a performance by iLuminate, and raffle for a Delorean at the end of the evening. To take a look through the photos below to witness the…

PRESS RELEASE: Successful Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. golf tournament

  • Jul 26, 2018

Another successful turnout for Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. golf tournament supporting organ failure and transplant patients at Nora’s Home Houston (February 5, 2018) – Nearly 120 golfers teed off for a cause at Hermann Park Golf Course on Friday, November 17, 2017, participating in the 4th Annual Nora’s Home Golf Classic presented by Satterfield…

2017 4th Annual Golf Classic

  • Jul 25, 2018

The 2017 golf tournament sold out, as sponsor enjoyed another year on the green at Hermann Park! The 4th annual Nora’s Home Golf Classic is presented by Satterfield & Pontikes Construction Inc., and all proceeds from the sponsorship event contribute to funding the Adopt-a-Family program. Please take a peak of the golf tournament below!

2016 Private Reception

  • Jul 25, 2018

On Thursday evening of October 13th, a special reception was held at Nora’s Home for the sponsors of the 2016 3rd Annual Golf Classic. Sponsors nibbled on hors d’oeuvres that were prepared by our patient guests and their families members, while speeches were made and door prizes were raffled off. For snapshots of the event,…

Guest of the Week: Veridiana Hernandez-Jimenez

  • Sep 9, 2018

Last week another one of our amazing guests was fortunate enough to “Ring the Bell” at Nora’s Home before packing her bags to go home to Austin, Texas! Veridiana Hernandez-Jimenez received a second kidney on August 1st at CHI St. Luke’s Hospital with the help of her generous donor and mother, Silvia Jimenez. Since the…

Ring the Bell: Elias Primes

  • Aug 31, 2018

This week we say goodbye to Elias Primes, the son of Rory and Janelle Primes, who received his second liver on the 2nd of July at Texas Children’s Hospital. Our Guest of the Week was just given the a-OK to travel back home to Plaquemine, LA with his parents, but before leaving, Elias “rang the…

Guests of the Week: Rohiverth & Guarecuco

  • Aug 22, 2018

It is time to introduce our dear Guests of the Week, Rohiverth and Martha Guarecuco, who traveled to Nora’s Home from Loredo, TX in order to seek transplant care from CHI St. Luke’s Hospital. Rohiverth will receive a kidney transplant with the help of his loving wife and kidney donor, Martha. In the midst of…

Picturing A New Nora’s Home: Phase II Expansion Construction Photos

  • Aug 2, 2018

Despite some delay from hurricane Harvey, construction is nearly complete for the Phase II expansion of Nora’s Home. It has taken over a year to finish the new building, but the vision to double the lodging capacity of our hospitality home is almost realized. Please look through the snapshots below of the entire construction process…

Nora’s News: Independence Day BBQ

  • Jul 9, 2018

Stormy weather on Independence Day did not stop the celebrations at Nora’s Home as our guests enjoyed a summery 4th of July barbecue with fried chicken, corn on the cobb, potato salad, and fresh cut fruit. With a filling meal and good company among staff members and other guests, the Nora’s Home family had a…

Nora’s News: Moving the Tile Wall

  • Jun 4, 2018

Hundreds of tiles that were hand-painted by former guests of Nora’s Home await the completed construction of our phase II expansion. As our capacity doubles to 32 private suites in July, a second wall installation in the new building will display these tiles about personal journeys of struggle and success, hope for new beginnings, appreciation…

Volunteer Spotlight: Wesley Hong

  • Sep 9, 2018

Nora’s Home is thanking Eagle Scout, Wesley Hong, for his amazing service to benefit our home. Over the summer he invited Nora’s Home to be a representative at a health fair, which served as his Eagle Scout project. Flashback to last month, he visited our hospitality home to serve as our Chef of the Day…

Volunteer Spotlight: Sydney Chon

  • Aug 22, 2018

Please welcome our new volunteer, Sydney Chon, a freshman at St. John’s who is breathing new life into the Tile Project at Nora’s Home! Every other week during the school year, Sydney will guide interested guests through the process of designing their very own ceramic tiles for permanent display on the walls inside of our…

Skincare Drive: The Chon Family

  • Jul 25, 2018

Susan Chon, a dermatologist at M.D. Anderson cancer hospital, and her daughter Sydney generously donated dozens of boxes with various skincare products in them for our patient guests to use. The sunscreens and creams are definitely appreciated, given Houston’s summer heat!