January 2023 Outreach
Resuming a beloved annual January tradition, Heritage Group members spent a gratifying morning with other volunteers preparing up to 6300 sandwiches and snacks for pre-school children in need at one of our favorite non-profits, Kids' Meals. We loved the assembly-line smoothness and fabulous teamwork of all involved!
December 2022 Outreach
Communities in Schools Wish List
We can't thank our donors and volunteers enough for their generosity and time in making the 2022 CIS Communities In Schools of Houston Wish List gift bag project a success! The students were overjoyed once more, and truly grateful.
Cookies, Cookies, and more Cookies
Thanks with gratitude is expressed to our members for the sleigh-full of cookie packages donated for holiday parties at Heights House on December 16 and Heights Tower on December 13.
The cookie selection was great and were enjoyed by the residents. We are thankful to Trisha Oyer, for organizing this drive.
November 2022 Outreach
Tomatoes and Peanut Butter
In response to ongoing needs at our Heights Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry, Heritage Group members once again heeded the appeal, donating 159 assorted cans and jars of tomato products and peanut butter. We are thankful to our numerous members for their kind-hearted generosity and to member Cathey Harrison for her thoughtful same-day delivery of all these cans and jars directly to Food Pantry shelves.
October 2022 Outreach
Communities in Schools Fall Kickoff
Thank you to Kathy Wilson and Heritage Group volunteers Karen Adams, Ellen Bell, Cathey Parker Harrison, Rebecca Marek, and Trisha Oyer for your roles in supporting the CIS Heights High School Kickoff event on October 14th. More than 40 students attended and were thankful for the meal and party favors. This is an Evening Group led and Heritage Group supported activity.
Heights HS Marching Band
The Heritage Group Board approved a donation of $250 to support Heights High School band as one of 24 bands selected nationwide for the upcoming Chicago Thanksgiving Day parade.
September 2022 Outreach
School Uniform Drive
Thanks to All!
The 2022 School Uniform Drive has successfully concluded. Thanks to the very generous support of our members and the Heights community this campaign raised $2,500 and collected over 360 uniform items. With these donations and using remaining funds from the Spring Refugee Appeal, over 800 articles of clothing were delivered to four elementary and two middle schools this month.
May 2022 Outreach
At our May meeting we collected 118 cans and jars of tomato products for Heights Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry. Other items such as peanut butter and canned chicken along with $65 cash were also donated. Once again our members demonstrated their generous spirit in supporting our community
Heritage Group and Evening Group members organized a graduation party for a very deserving group of students from Heights High School.
Communities in Schools (CIS) is the largest, most effective dropout prevention organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and helping them succeed. The Club provides ongoing support to CIS in our local schools.
2022 Garage and Bake Sale
The sale raised $5,270 which will be used to support our 2022-2023 community outreach projects.
We are extremely grateful to all who donated, unpacked, priced, setup, loaned display tables, moved furniture, baked, marketed, worked the actual sale, and cleaned up. This is in addition to all the wonderfully generous customers including many of our Heritage and Evening Group members, friends and neighbors. We thank you with absolute sincerity.
January / February 2022 Outreach
A joyful in-person Heritage Group reunion with Kids' Meals, Inc. was January's featured volunteer activity as members industriously resumed prepping and packing lunches for this worthy organization we genuinely love partnering with.
An early Valentine delivery was prepared with love from the Houston Heights Woman's Club Heritage Group to our neighbors at Heights House and The Village of The Heights. Thank-you to Barbara Roberts, Programs VP, for ensuring the behind-the-scenes details and to Amy Amos for organizing our volunteer flow and gift bag labels with panache!
The Heritage Group participates in a number of hands-on community outreach programs yearly. We also engage in close collaboration with the Houston Heights Woman's Club Evening Group on multiple projects benefitting Heights area public school students and school libraries. Below are some examples.
Communities in Schools
We participate in many activities to support disadvantaged students.
Socks and Undies
We supply local schools with basic necessities for students in need.
Valentine Cards and Cookies
We create cards and bake cookies to share with nearby seniors.
We pack lunches and decorate bags to feed pre school age children.
Women's Studies Library Initiative
We donate books on women's studies to local schools.
Feminine Hygiene Pad Drive
We collect feminine hygiene products to help local middle school students.
To continue our mission and to make a difference in our community, the Houston Heights Woman's Club relies on the charitable contributions of individuals and corporations. We thank you in advance for considering supporting our efforts.
You will receive a confirmation of your donation for tax purposes
Please specify if you wish your donation to
-support our community outreach programs.
-help us maintain our historic 110 year old Clubhouse.
To donate by check, please mail your contribution to
Houston Heights Woman's Club
P.O. Box 7782
Houston, TX 77270-7782