9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance
9/11 Day of Service brings together UH students, alumni, staff, faculty
Treating Obesity in Underserved Communities in Houston (TOUCH)
Treating Obesity in Underserved Communities in Houston (TOUCH) is a program funded by the UnitedHealth Foundation to help identify residents of Houston's Third Ward and East End at risk for chronic diseases and connect them with programs and services to fully maximize their health potential.
Mayor's Back to School Fest
The Mayor's Back to School Fest ensures that 25,000 area students from kindergarten to fifth grade are prepared to begin school ready to learn on the first day. As in previous years, this year’s event offered school supplies, backpacks, clothes, City of Houston information health screenings, immunizations, and social service resources to families so they could focus on sending healthy, prepared children back to the classroom to learn.
March of Dimes March for Babies
For almost 23 years UH has hosted the annual March of Dimes March for Babies walk to help raise funds and awareness about the dangers of premature birth. UH, corporate and personal teams spend months fundraising using unique and exciting ideas. Houston's MOD walk is the largest in the country with almost 40,000 walkers.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'". Each year Coogs gather for MLK Day of Service in this spirit and to honor the work and teachings of Dr. King. Coogs donate their time and energies to local non-profits such as Meals on Wheels, Forge for Families, the Houston Food Bank
Cougar Red Readers
Cougar Red Readers connects