Guest of the Week

Guest of the Week: Fatima Sarmiento

  • Time: Jun. 26, 2018, 11:06 AM

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…

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Guest of the Week: Jessie Littleton

  • Time: Jun. 20, 2018, 2:06 PM

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…

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Guest of the Week: Walberto ‘Wally’ Perez

  • Time: Jun. 7, 2018, 12:06 PM

We were thrilled to welcome back one of our first guests, Walberto ‘Wally’ Perez, as well as his mother Neydi ‘Gabby’ Gomez. Wally arrived soon after Nora’s Home opened to seek care at Texas Children’s Hospital in February 2014. From having an LVAD and speaking at the 2014 Nora’s Home Gala to celebrating his 7th…

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Guests of the Week: Donald and Kay Kendrick

  • Time: May. 14, 2018, 11:05 AM

Say hello to Donald and Kay Kendrick from Carlsbad, NM.   Donald received his new heart 10 years ago at Houston Methodist Hospital.  During the Kendricks’ short stay at Nora’s Home, they have been awesome guests.  They started out making a very thoughtful donation to the Adopt a Family Fund.  Later they went shopping for food…

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Guest of the Week: Mark McCaa

  • Time: Apr. 24, 2018, 8:04 AM

Join us in wishing Mark McCaa all the best in health and happiness as he heads home this weekend with his awesome caregiver, Donna, and his brand new lungs.  Mark is from Round Rock, Texas and he was granted the gift of life at CHI St. Luke’s hospital.  When we asked about his stay at…

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Guests of the Week: Joe and Janie Camarillo

  • Time: Mar. 26, 2018, 8:03 AM

Say hello to Joe and Janie Camarillo from Brownsville, Texas.  We are pleased the delightful couple selected Nora’s Home as their respite site following Joe’s LVAD implant surgery at Methodist Hospital.  As I spoke with the Camarillo about their stay with us, Janie was happy to share her thoughts, “We had such an awesome stay. …

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Guests of the Week: Mary Forte and Connie Franklin

  • Time: Mar. 11, 2018, 12:03 PM

Say hello to Mary Forte from Clarksville, Texas and Connie Franklin from Denver, Colorado.  The sisters are recovering at Nora’s Home following their transplant surgery performed at Houston Methodist Hospital where Connie blessed Mary with the gift of life by donating one of her kidneys.  What an awesome duo! 

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Guest of the Week: Kirt Lormand

  • Time: Feb. 23, 2018, 11:02 PM

Let’s give our guest of the week Kirt Lormand a very warm welcome! Kirt is here with Linda from Kinder, LA for post-LVAD checkup at Houston Methodist Hospital. “Nora’s Home is a wonderful place to be a part of when you are going through an illness. We are away from home and didn’t know quite…

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Guest of the Week: Sabrina Smith

  • Time: Feb. 15, 2018, 3:02 PM

Say hello to Sabrina from Cordova, TN.  She is in town for her post kidney and pancreas transplant appointment and we are always happy to see her.  Sabrina is one of those guests who thinks about Nora’s Home’s needs even when she’s not staying with us.  In September 2017, she worked with the Health Network…

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Guests of the Week: The Hilliards

  • Time: Feb. 8, 2018, 3:02 PM

Let’s welcome the Hilliards  as our guests of the week!  Thomas, a pre-lung patient at Houston Methodist, is here with his supportive wife, Kaye, and his wonderful daughter, Jan. We’ve been touched by the generosity this family shows to our staff and their fellow guests. Jan hosted a Super Bowl party complete with pizzas and…

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