A FITTING WAY to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy is through acts of service — something chef Chris Williams has been performing over the last year through his nonprofit organization, Lucille's 1913. And on Monday, to mark the holiday, Williams and his team will distribute thousands more of their individually packed meals and personal protective equipment (PPE) kits on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Veterans Day is today, but one local nonprofit is celebrating throughout the entire month of November. Emancipet, whose mission is to make veterinary care affordable and accessible for everyone, is offering discounted pet wellness exams for just $5 for military service members. It's the organization's way of honoring those who have sacrificed so much for our country and showing their furry companions some love as well.
In her new role at a still-new organization, Avenue 360 leader Charlene Flash advocates for healthcare equality during a pandemic.
As Covid-19 made its way to Texas, all eyes were on Houston, which was quickly deemed a “hot spot.” And with its focus on providing quality, safe and affordable healthcare, Avenue 360 — a new entity that formed when Montrose’s AIDS nonprofit Bering Omega merged with Houston Area Community Services (HACS) a couple years ago — adapted.