The Blind Side

Looking for a fun family activity this weekend?  Or perhaps a special date night with a loved one?  Please join Star of Hope at Miller Outdoor Theatre on August 14 for a FREE screening of the Academy Award winning movie The Blind Side.  You can help Houston's homeless by bringing a canned food donation to help us feed the nearly 1,000 homeless men, women and children we serve every day.  We will... Read More »
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Hope in the Wilderness - Sandra's Story

We all have our “wilderness” wanderings—much like the Israelites in the Old Testament. We have times in our lives when we have departed one place (Egypt) and are on to a new place (the Promised Land).  Many who enter the Drug Rehab Centers Houston or Battered Womens Shelter Houston are doing just that--moving from one place in their lives to another.  We hope and pray that there will not be a LONG ... Read More »
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Are You Feeling The Summer Heat Yet?

I was asked this question a few days ago by a friend up north. My mind immediately went to the heat and humidity outside, but the question also struck a much deeper chord. While there is always so much in life to be thankful for, we all in the Gulf Coast area are feeling not only the summer heat, but also the unsettledness of the Gulf oil crisis. The economic impact and uncertainty it is having on... Read More »
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Scouts Bless Star of Hope!

Throughout the community, an exceptional group of young people are learning the skills needed to become our future leaders. These young men and women are part of the Boy Scout and Girl Scout programs. What an honor it is to work with Scouts who select Star of Hope as the site for their Eagle Scout and Girls Scout Gold Award projects!   The project requirements are stringent. Scouts must submit a... Read More »
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The Storms of Life--Prayers Answered

Star of Hope is among many Non Profit Organizations Houston!  And, during Hurricane Season, it has been one of the few Shelters Houston Texas which remain occupied during the some of the storms.  The closest storm in my recollection--as for many of us--is Hurricane Ike, Fall of 2008.  However, the stories I want to share today--the FIRST day of Hurricane Season--are from Hurricane Rita...Still... Read More »
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A Friend in Need…

You gotta love the folks at Marriott International and Glazier Foods. Together, they delivered 5 tons of much-needed, non-perishable food to our Storehouseand unloaded every box, bag, and bundle by hand—well with a little help from a fork lift.This was a definite hallelujah moment for our kitchen staff and all of Star of Hope, for that matter, because with nearly 1,000 hungry, homeless men, women,... Read More »
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Feeding The Homeless in Houston

Are you looking for a way to help the homeless of our city? With only $3.31 you can provide a meal for a hungry and hurting man, woman or child at Star of Hope Mission. Give online today at Food Donation Houston. Read More »
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Holiday for the Homeless

This past week has been full of sweet treats and bittersweet realities. While most families in Houston gathered around a table adorned with food and relatives, thousands and thousands of men, women and children who only have the city streets to call home gathered at common areas to give thanks for a full meal. For the 19th year in a row, the staff of the Houston Hard Rock Cafe gave up their home... Read More »
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The Heart of Houston

Just last week, our city showed its HEART once again, with a great Thanksgiving Parade and meals galore around downtown for Houston’s families in need. Check out Houstonians flock to Turkey Day events in Houston Chronicle and you can see how wonderfully our city reaches out to all in our community! This spirit of generosity goes on every day of the year. I know… I see it here at Star of Hope on a... Read More »
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Food Donation Houston

If you live around Houston, you may have recently received a letter from Star of Hope asking you to provide meals for the homeless. It's true! With a little you can do so much. Our food cost average is only $3.31. You can: feed 100 hungry people - $331.00, feed 33 people - $109.23, feed 17 people - $56.27, feed 12 people - $39.72, feed 8 people - $26.48, feed 5 people - $16.55. Please consider a... Read More »
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Hot Summer Days Are Here!

Hopefully, your home air conditioner is holding out ok in all this heat. But what if you didn’t even have a home? Can you imagine what it is like to be homeless, hot, on the streets or living out of a car, and unable to find relief?June 21 was the first day of summer this year, and already Houston is experiencing record heat on a daily basis. With no rain in the past 30 days, and more heat... Read More »
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