Guest of the Week

Guest of the Week: Aleah Sanders

  • Time: Apr. 22, 2019, 10:04 AM

Our guest of the week is Aleah Sanders! Aleah and her mom Linda have been staying with us as she recovers from her recent liver and artery transplant at Texas Children’s! Aleah is 10, and enjoys playing Fortnite and making slime to play with! Linda shared: “We love staying here. It is so welcoming and…

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Guest of the Week: Gisele Newble

  • Time: Mar. 27, 2019, 2:03 PM

Our guest of the week is Gisele Newble! Along with her husband David, she stayed with us while recovering from her recent kidney transplant at Houston Methodist. Gisele is retired, and enjoys bowling. She and David hail from Lake Charles, LA. When asked about their time at Nora’s Home, Gisele said, “the experience was pleasant,…

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Guest of the Week: Michael Farque

  • Time: Mar. 14, 2019, 2:03 PM

Our guest of the week is Michael Farque, pictured here with his mom Kelly! Michael’s been staying with us as he recovers from his recent liver transplant at Houston Methodist. Michael works for Lowe’s, and is a video gamer in his down time. They generously shared the following recommendation for Nora’s Home: “Nora’s Home is…

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Guest of the Week: Hank Curbow

  • Time: Feb. 20, 2019, 11:02 AM

Our guest of the week is Hank Curbow, who received the gift of life on February 6th at Houston Methodist! Hank is pictured here with his kidney donor, Nolan Crawford, and Nolan’s mom Lori. They hail from Lufkin, TX. Hank enjoys playing the guitar, and Nolan likes to play video games and is also an…

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Guest of the Week: Shauntet Thibodeaux-Joseph

  • Time: Feb. 13, 2019, 2:02 PM

 Our beautiful guest of the week is Shauntet Thibodeaux-Joseph! Yesterday Shauntet rang the bell, signifying her departure from Nora’s Home following the success of her recent kidney transplant at Houston Methodist! Shauntet stayed with us along with her husband Richard. They’ll be returning to Lafayette, Louisiana, where she’s looking forward to resuming her favorite hobbies,…

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Guest of the Week: Abisael Gonzalez

  • Time: Feb. 1, 2019, 3:02 PM

Say hello to our guest of the week, Abisael Gonzalez! Abisael, 16, is a pre-kidney patient at Texas Children’s Hospital. Along with his mom Rosely, he’s traveled from Puerto Rico in order to stay with us. He really enjoys video games. We asked Rosely about their Nora’s Home experience, and she was kind enough to…

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Guest of the Week: June Chapman

  • Time: Dec. 7, 2018, 2:12 PM

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…

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Guest of the Week: Doretha Carter

  • Time: Nov. 16, 2018, 1:11 PM

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…

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Guest of the Week: William Catlett

  • Time: Sep. 27, 2018, 7:09 PM

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…

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Guest of the Week: Veridiana Hernandez-Jimenez

  • Time: Sep. 9, 2018, 1:09 PM

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…

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