Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight: Methodist IT Group

  • Time: Dec. 10, 2018, 8:12 AM

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)!…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Becky Means

  • Time: Dec. 6, 2018, 9:12 AM

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!

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Volunteer Spotlight: UH Clear Lake

  • Time: Dec. 5, 2018, 8:12 AM

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!

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Volunteer Spotlight: CHI St. Luke’s

  • Time: Dec. 3, 2018, 1:12 PM

Last week the CHI St. Luke’s Surgical ICU team stopped by Nora’s Home to present us with $600.00 in Sam’s Club and Walmart gift cards, which they had collected in a September fundraiser. After providing us with this generous donation, they stuck around for a craft night of gingerbread house and cookie decorating with the…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rena Schwartz

  • Time: Nov. 29, 2018, 10:11 AM

Today, we’re spotlighting Rena Schwartz, who’s been volunteering with us from the very beginning!  Rena leads a group of volunteers–we’ve taken to calling them the Betty Crocker bunch–in baking for our guests each and every Sunday. We’re so grateful to Rena and her friends for their loyal and abiding commitment to our guests.  She was…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Wells Fargo

  • Time: Sep. 27, 2018, 7:09 PM

A big thank you to our volunteers from Wells Fargo who dropped by to help with our Phase 2 move-in on Friday, September 14 for their Day of Service. Volunteers broke a sweat helping move everything in and then shared dinner with our guests.  

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Volunteer Spotlight: Tri-County Quilt Guild

  • Time: Sep. 27, 2018, 7:09 PM

On Tuesday, September 11 our favorite quilters from Tri-County Quilt Guild stopped by to bring us 33 of their beautiful and very welcomed works. See more of their work at the Tri-County Quilt Guild Facebook page.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Wesley Hong

  • Time: Sep. 9, 2018, 1:09 PM

Nora’s Home is thanking Eagle Scout, Wesley Hong, for his amazing service to benefit our home. Over the summer he invited Nora’s Home to be a representative at a health fair, which served as his Eagle Scout project. Flashback to last month, he visited our hospitality home to serve as our Chef of the Day…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Sydney Chon

  • Time: Aug. 22, 2018, 10:08 AM

Please welcome our new volunteer, Sydney Chon, a freshman at St. John’s who is breathing new life into the Tile Project at Nora’s Home! Every other week during the school year, Sydney will guide interested guests through the process of designing their very own ceramic tiles for permanent display on the walls inside of our…

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Skincare Drive: The Chon Family

  • Time: Jul. 25, 2018, 11:07 AM

Susan Chon, a dermatologist at M.D. Anderson cancer hospital, and her daughter Sydney generously donated dozens of boxes with various skincare products in them for our patient guests to use. The sunscreens and creams are definitely appreciated, given Houston’s summer heat!  

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