Guest of the Week

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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Ring the Bell: Elias Primes

  • Time: Aug. 31, 2018, 11:08 PM

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…

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Guests of the Week: Rohiverth & Guarecuco

  • Time: Aug. 22, 2018, 12:08 PM

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…

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Guest of the Week: Neville & Doreen Cox

  • Time: Aug. 20, 2018, 10:08 AM

Say hello to our first guests from the Bahamas, Neville and Doreen Cox! At the urging of their son, the dynamic duo made the long trip from the Inagua Islands to seek treatment at Memorial Hermann Hospital. On May 9, 2018, Neville Cox received the gift of life with a heart transplant. We are honored…

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Ring the Bell: Socorro Exinia

  • Time: Aug. 9, 2018, 5:08 PM

One of the great traditions at Nora’s Home involves our transplant patients “ringing the bell” in our dining hall once they have received “the call” from their transplant teams during their recoveries from transplantation. This week we are excited to announce that Socorro Exinia rung the bell after she was given the green light to…

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Guest of the Week: Devon & Linda Colombo

  • Time: Aug. 7, 2018, 10:08 AM

This week we would like to introduce Devon Colombo, a liver transplant patient at Houston Methodist Hospital, along with his wonderful mother and dedicated caregiver, Linda Colombo. Devon comes to Nora’s Home from College Station, TX to recuperate from a liver transplant surgery that was performed in last June. When speaking with the delightful pair…

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Guest of the Week: Raul & Martha Gandara

  • Time: Jul. 31, 2018, 11:07 AM

This week we are honoring Raul and Martha Gandara as our guests of the week. Raul travels to the Texas Medical Center from El Paso, Texas and is currently a pre-heart patient at Houston Methodist Hospital. When asked about his stay at Nora’s Home, Raul replied, “I can’t imagine staying anywhere else but Nora’s Home…

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Guest of the Week: Magda Guirguis

  • Time: Jun. 28, 2018, 1:06 PM

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…

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