Posts Tagged ‘homeless’

Westwood Wealth Management Joins the Fight to Care for Galveston’s Homeless

Special Guest Speaker Chris Gardner and Leah Bennett, CFA, and President of Westwood Wealth Management Houston at the Annual Spring Luncheon at the River Oaks Country Club

Westwood Wealth Management, an investment management organization, does more than just give back. The organization invests where it counts, championing CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread’s values. Westwood Wealth Management is helping to make the homeless services facility’s intentions a reality. For 34 years, CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread has worked to help the underserved population on Galveston…

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CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare Hosts 15th Annual Spring Luncheon

(L-R) Steve and Vicki Smith (Event honorees), Richard R. Torres (President, CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare), Chris Gardner (Special Guest Speaker), Stephanie and Gavin Smith (Event Co-Chairs), Ashley and Michael Hanna (Event Co-Chairs).

Event raises $252,585 to support Foundation’s mission to bring healthcare services to under-served communities. HOUSTON (March 29, 2019) — CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare hosted its 15th annual Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, March 26.  The yearly event honors community leaders and raises funds for CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare’s healthcare programs. This year’s luncheon raised funds for…

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UTMB Students Help CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread Clients Achieve Better Quality of Life

UTMB Occupational therapy students; Kelsey Burrous, Taylor Harder, Sarah Savedra, Courtney Martin, and Lakin Carpenter help the homeless at CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread with occupational therapy

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) students, on their psycho social rotations are incorporating their fieldwork into the CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread program. The students use their occupational therapy knowledge and practicum to help the homeless population acclimate to the community, using occupational therapy. Defining Occupational Therapy Occupational therapy is not what you think it…

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Everyday People: Richard Jesse Reece in His Own Words

richard Jesse Reece sitting on the steps of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church opposite Our Daily Bread

In The Beginning I was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1971 at 16-years-old, my parents and I a Judge gave me a choice, either a Boys Home or the service and I picked the Marine Corps. I am a proud member of the 103rd Battalion. My military occupational specialty (MOS) was Motor Transport and I…

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