Volunteer Spotlight: The Emery/Weiner School

  • Time: Feb. 21, 2018, 4:02 PM

We want to highlight our friends from The Emery/Weiner School who spent their Community Service Day with us baking delicious muffins and rice Krispy treats, folding and sorting linens, glazing tiles for the Art Tile Project, as well as other chores around the home. We feel truly blessed and thankful that they chose to spend…

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Chef of the Day: St. Martin’s Episcopal

  • Time: Feb. 16, 2018, 5:02 PM

A big thank you to members of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church for serving up an Italian feast for our guests! Nora’s Home board member, Casey Hedges, and volunteer leader Linda Isensee led the team. Thank you for the wonderful company and delicious meal! Interested in being a chef of the day? Check out the volunteer…

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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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PRESS RELEASE: Successful Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. golf tournament

  • Time: Feb. 5, 2018, 11:02 AM

Another successful turnout for Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. golf tournament supporting organ failure and transplant patients at Nora’s Home Houston (February 5, 2018) – Nearly 120 golfers teed off for a cause at Hermann Park Golf Course on Friday, November 17, 2017, participating in the 4th Annual Nora’s Home Golf Classic presented by Satterfield…

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10 Year Transplant Anniversary!

  • Time: Feb. 5, 2018, 9:02 AM

Join us in celebrating our great friend, Jane Brann, on her 10th year transplant anniversary! Jane has been instrumental in the growth and success of Nora’s Gift Foundation by serving as our Finance Director. “10 years ago (2008), I received the ultimate gift a person can receive, a living kidney from one of my sisters….

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Game Night with Life Gift!

  • Time: Feb. 4, 2018, 10:02 AM

Our guests enjoyed a pizza party before Game Night with staff and volunteers from LifeGift. “Heads Up” is a crowd favorite here at Nora’s Home, often filling the home with laughter and giggles. They said laughter is the best form of medicine and we are thankful for our LifeGift friends for that! LifeGift graciously donated…

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Chef of the Day: Houston Methodist’s Finance Team

  • Time: Feb. 3, 2018, 10:02 AM

Sending our friends from Houston Methodist’s Finance Team a big thanks for spending time with our guests and being our chef of the day. The team made delicious meal and spent time getting to know our guests. Volunteer leader, Sue Weber, provided financial assistance to our guests after dinner by sharing important information about insurance…

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Guest of the Week: The Brunettes

  • Time: Feb. 1, 2018, 11:02 AM

Paula and John Brunette of Bruna, TX are our guest of the week! John is a heart transplant recipient visiting Houston Methodist Hospital for his annual checkup. While speaking with the lovely couple they reminisced about their first stay with us, “Our first visit to Nora’s Home was three months after it opened. We live…

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Chef of the Day: Houston Methodist’s Radiology Group

  • Time: Jan. 18, 2018, 4:01 PM

Sending a big thanks to our friends from the Radiology Group at Houston Methodist for sharing their time with our patients and being our chef of the day. The team served delicious chicken Alfred, lasagna, and decadent desserts!

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