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As Seen In: TMC News

  • Sep 27, 2018

From the article Nora’s Home Expansion Doubles Capacity to 32 Rooms:

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!

Chef of the Day: David Frey

  • Nov 26, 2018

This Thanksgiving, David Frey and family came to Nora’s Home to serve our guests and their visiting family members  with a hearty harvest feast.  Many thanks to the Freys for choosing to spend the holiday with us!  

Chef of the Day: Anya White

  • Nov 20, 2018

A huge thank you to our November 19th Chefs of the Day: Anya White, her daughters Soleil and Amaya, and her colleague Daisy Marchena! They treated our guests to a truly delectable feast consisting of pork short ribs, grilled chicken, corn, green beans, rice pilaf, and rolls, followed up by a pumpkin spice cake à la…

Chef of the Day: MD Anderson

  • Nov 14, 2018

Volunteers from MD Anderson provided our guests with a delightful meal this past Wednesday, November 7th.  Our gratitude to them for taking the time from their already bustling schedules, and a special note of thanks to Angie Limmer for coordinating the evening!  

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: Doretha Carter

  • Nov 16, 2018

Our simply glowing guest of the week is Doretha Carter, who is staying with us along with her mother Vickie Carter.  Doretha, who hails from Cedar Hill, TX, is a patient at Houston Methodist.  She enjoys both reading and a good film.  We are absolutely delighted to have hosted both Doretha and Vickie! Doretha was…

Guest of the Week: William Catlett

  • Sep 27, 2018

Our Guest of the Week this week is William Catlett a liver transplant recipient from Jacksonville, Tx. When we asked him if there was anything he would like to share with other transplant patients he had this to say: “Very special gifts have been given to me from several places.  I have been blessed with…

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…

Staff Spotlight: Marilda Daniels

  • Nov 30, 2018

Today we’re highlighting our valiant Operations Manager, Marilda Daniels.  If you’ve ever visited us, you’ll know just how essential Marilda is to everything we undertake at Nora’s Home.  We couldn’t do it without her, and we couldn’t be more glad she’s on our team! Marilda recently reflected on her time with Nora’s Home: “Wow, five…

Financial Counseling with Sue Weber

  • Oct 15, 2018

Sue Weber hosted the monthly financial counseling with a special presentation on Medicare Open Enrollment. The pizza was provided by Nora’s Home.

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…

Volunteer Spotlight: Methodist IT Group

  • Dec 10, 2018

Recently, members of the Houston Methodist IT group spent the day at Nora’s Home.  These industrious volunteers pitched in on several projects around the home, including hanging patient-decorated tiles, cleaning the gas grill, baking a cake for our guests, and clearing the ground for an upcoming Eagle Scout Project (stay tuned for more on that shortly)!…

Volunteer Spotlight: Becky Means

  • Dec 6, 2018

Last week, Becky Means with Transplant Administration at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center stopped by to donate a couple of Christmas trees for our seasonal decorations.  The holidays are kicking into gear at Nora’s Home!   Thanks, Becky!

Volunteer Spotlight: UH Clear Lake

  • Dec 5, 2018

Last week, members of UH Clear Lake’s National Society of Leadership & Success dropped off a Kroger gift card along with canned goods, paper goods, bottled water, kitchen supplies & toiletry items.  Our thanks to Karrie, Carletta, Marilou, Tri, and the rest of the members for their generosity!

Guest of the Week: June Chapman

  • Dec 7, 2018

Our lovely guest of the week is June Chapman.  June and her husband Austin are staying with us while she undertakes evaluations at Houston Methodist for a kidney transplant.  She has also previously received the gift of life as a liver recipient! June is retired, and loves to cook.  She enjoys spending time with her…