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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: Paper City Magazine

  • Apr 15, 2018

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

Chef of the Day: M.D. Anderson’s C.P.R.T.P. Team

  • Jul 9, 2018

Thank you so much to members of M.D. Anderson’s C.P.R.T.P. Team for bringing plenty of food and fun to family night at Nora’s Home last Monday evening on July 2nd! The board games were a wonderful activity for our guests to partake in while feasting on the delicious meal you also served that night. The…

Chef of the Day: St. Martin’s Episcopal Church & Women of Gexa Energy

  • Jun 22, 2018

A warm thank you to team leader Lynda Isensee with members of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, as well as the women of Gexa in energy for cooking delicious dinners last Monday and Thursday nights at Nora’s Home. Each volunteer individual or group of chefs greatly contribute to making Nora’s Home feel like “a home away…

Chef of the Day – Houston Methodist’s Pathology and Genomic Medicine Department

  • Feb 27, 2018

A big and warm hug to the Houston Methodist’s Pathology and Genomic Medicine department led by team leader, Pat Cernoch, for being our committed Chefs of the Day. Pat and her team have adopted Nora’s Home guests as part of their family making sure that our guests enjoy delicious casseroles, salads, and desserts made with…

Guest of the Week: Magda Guirguis

  • Jun 28, 2018

We are pleased to introduce our lovely guest, Magda Guirguis, who comes to Nora’s Home all the way from Honolulu, Hawaii.  Magda is a patient of Houston Methodist Hospital and awaits a lung transplant. While staying at our hospitality home until she receives “the call,” Magda reflected, “Nora’s Home is a very nice place to…

Guest of the Week: Fatima Sarmiento

  • Jun 26, 2018

Our beautiful guest of the week is Fatima Sarmiento, a patient of Houston Methodist Hospital who received a kidney transplant on June 5th with the help of her kind mother and generous donor, Patricia Celis. During her extended visit at Nora’s Home, Fatima shared her thoughts about staying at our establishment, “Nora’s Home is truly…

Guest of the Week: Jessie Littleton

  • Jun 20, 2018

This week one of our amazing lung transplant recipients, Jessie Littleton, and his wife, Jeanette, revisited Nora’s Home. During their stay, they were able to reunite with the wonderful donor family of Ted Foster, who gave Jessie the gift of life in August 2009. Ever since the transplant occurred, Ted’s brother, Christopher, as well as…

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…

Line Dancing at Nora’s Home

  • Mar 1, 2018

What a fun night we had with Line Dance instructor, Kelly Miller (a three-time kidney transplant recipient), and her awesome team of dancers!  Some of our  guests danced while others enjoyed the music and the dancers.  Thanks ladies for a memorable evening!  

Volunteer Spotlight: Houston Methodist Members & Tri-County Quilt Guild

  • Jun 26, 2018

We are so grateful for all of the volunteers at Nora’s Home this week! Thank you Houston Methodist community members for bearing the heat of the summer sun to plant new life  in our gardens for our guests to enjoy. We are also very appreciative towards Jean Chapman and Sharon Castillo of the Tri-County Quilt…

Volunteer Spotlight: St. Paul’s School Food Drive

  • Mar 9, 2018

A big thank you to the students, parents and faculty of St. Paul’s School for hosting a very successful Pantry Drive for our Nora’s Home family.  A special thank you to Chrisha Agrawal, Laura Atha, Amanda Duguid, and Laura Hobeika for their coordination and delivery of the goods.

Volunteer Spotlight: Bauer Women’s Society

  • Feb 28, 2018

Business students from the University of Houston’s Bauer Women Society spent their Saturday afternoon volunteering at Nora’s Home. We were grateful to have their assistance cleaning up around the home, working in the garden, and folding laundry. What an incredible group of young women!