Hurricane Harvey

This segment of Access Houston we welcome Houston City Council Member at Large, Amanda K. Edwards. Amanda is letting the city know that the federal money for Hurricane Harvey is in and the city has launched the Houston Harvey Housing Program. We have $1.17 billion that we need to spend.  We also talk about two […]

This segment of Access Houston welcomes back the executive director of Houston Furniture Bank, Mr. Oli Mohommed. Oli reminds us that HFB has furniture assistance for families in need, furniture assistance for Hurricane Harvey victims, and tells us about the Greater Houston Community Foundation grant. Our next conversation is an encore from last week with […]

This segment of Access Houston we welcome Leti Luna and Stuart Raty from Children’s Museum of Houston. The Children’s Museum is continuing the tradtion of Halloween Monster Mayhem, with Slime Off & Slime Workshops, the Happy House, and the Halloween Monster Mash Bash on Halloween night. Our next conversation is with Angela Birch Cox, Development […]

On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, Houston Texans DE JJ Watt shared on Instagram a message for fans as well as those who were wondering how exactly the $41.6 million dollars he raised during last August’ storm was dispersed. Watt’s $41.6 million raised was the largest crowdsourced fundraiser in history. His work in the […]

This segment of Access Houston, KG Smooth welcomes the president of Dedicated And Committed, Mr. Carl Ward, and the founder Eduardo Luna Lopez. These gentlemen tell us how the organization was started, the programs that they have for the elderly and the youth, the excitement of Spark Park, and all the efforts they do for […]

Local artists and arts organizations can now apply for funding provided by the Harvey Arts Recovery Fund (HARF), which supports Houston artists, performers, musicians and arts and culture organizations in need of disaster assistance. The second round of grant awards will be distributed this spring and the application is open from Feb. 15 to March […]

On this segment of Access Houston, KG Smooth welcomes former Houston Rockets basketball player, TJ Ford and his wife, Candace Ford to discuss with First Annual Winter Wonderland Gala. The TJ Ford Basketball Academy and Project Beautiful Me will kick off holiday fundraising to benefit the families affected by Hurricane Harvey. From Baker Ripley, the […]

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Today, J.J. Watt announced his plans for the Hurricane Harvey Relief funds during in a press release. The Houston Texans defensive end raised more than 37 million. “With such incredible support like this comes tremendous responsibility,” Watt said in a press release. “I have spent the greater part of the last month and a half […]

Join us as we help Rebuild Houston one family at a time for the Heal Houston Pop-Up Experience THIS Monday, October 23rd from 10:00 am-2:00 pm at Second Corinth Missionary Baptist Church with The Chile and our Box Promotions team. The Heal Houston Pop-Up Experience is presented by The Brasley Foundation to help families that […]

Via TheKatyNews.com Texas Health and Human Services announced today that Harvey victims will have three additional days to apply for D-SNAP in Harris County as the state begins to ramp down its post-Harvey program for disaster food relief. The extra opportunity is being offered due to the challenges that exist when serving a large and […]

Bell Biv Devoe stopped by the Madd Hatta Morning Show and explained why they felt compiled to donated 20K to HISD Attucks Middle School in support of the Harvey Relief Fund. Bell Biv Devoe donates 20K to Attucks Middle School in support of the Harvey Relief Fund. Here’s the recap from our sister station Majic 102.1