Guests of the Week: Mary Forte and Connie Franklin

  • Time: Mar. 11, 2018, 12:03 PM

Say hello to Mary Forte from Clarksville, Texas and Connie Franklin from Denver, Colorado.  The sisters are recovering at Nora’s Home following their transplant surgery performed at Houston Methodist Hospital where Connie blessed Mary with the gift of life by donating one of her kidneys.  What an awesome duo! 

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St Paul’s School Food Drive

  • Time: Mar. 9, 2018, 12:03 PM

A big thank you to the students, parents and faculty of St. Paul’s School for hosting a very successful Pantry Drive for our Nora’s Home family.  A special thank you to Chrisha Agrawal, Laura Atha, Amanda Duguid, and Laura Hobeika for their coordination and delivery of the goods.

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Line Dancing at Nora’s Home

  • Time: Mar. 1, 2018, 1:03 PM

What a fun night we had with Line Dance instructor, Kelly Miller (a three-time kidney transplant recipient), and her awesome team of dancers!  Some of our  guests danced while others enjoyed the music and the dancers.  Thanks ladies for a memorable evening!  

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bauer Women’s Society

  • Time: Feb. 28, 2018, 5:02 PM

Business students from the University of Houston’s Bauer Women Society spent their Saturday afternoon volunteering at Nora’s Home. We were grateful to have their assistance cleaning up around the home, working in the garden, and folding laundry. What an incredible group of young women!

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Chef of the Day – Houston Methodist’s Pathology and Genomic Medicine Department

  • Time: Feb. 27, 2018, 2:02 PM

A big and warm hug to the Houston Methodist’s Pathology and Genomic Medicine department led by team leader, Pat Cernoch, for being our committed Chefs of the Day. Pat and her team have adopted Nora’s Home guests as part of their family making sure that our guests enjoy delicious casseroles, salads, and desserts made with…

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Guest of the Week: Kirt Lormand

  • Time: Feb. 23, 2018, 11:02 PM

Let’s give our guest of the week Kirt Lormand a very warm welcome! Kirt is here with Linda from Kinder, LA for post-LVAD checkup at Houston Methodist Hospital. “Nora’s Home is a wonderful place to be a part of when you are going through an illness. We are away from home and didn’t know quite…

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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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