Category Archives: Houston

Houston mosque, church partner with nonprofit to give 10,000 meals to those experiencing homelessness

Members of the local mosque partnered with a church and a non-profit Saturday to help feed Houston residents experiencing homelessness.

According to a press release, members of the Dawoodi Bohra community of Houston partnered with their neighbors at Life Path Church to pack 10,000 meals for those experiencing homelessness and in need of a hot meal, along with international nonprofit, Rise Against Hunger.

Congregations join forces to beautify, edify neighborhoods

Lindsay Peyton, Correspondent, Houston Chronicle By planting trees in the neighborhood, members of Lifepath Church hope something even deeper takes root. Trees not only beautify the neighborhood, says Pastor Rich Reaves, they increase green space, providing a valuable way to care for the environment. It all boils down to spreading love, Reaves said. And in…

Houston Bohras Launch “Happy Nests” Initiative to Reduce Plastic Waste

Volunteer moms from the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Houston recently launched Happy Nests, the local chapter of a global initiative to reuse and upcycle plastic that would otherwise accumulate in landfills, and to generate awareness about the damage plastic does to the environment. It is a widely-known fact, that out of all the plastic we…

Dawoodi Bohras “Rise Against Hunger” In Partnership With Life Path Church

December 15, 2020 Over 90 volunteers from both faiths unite to provide 20,000 meals for vulnerable people On Sunday, the Dawoodi Bohra community of Houston partnered with Life Path Church to host a “Rise Against Hunger” event in which over 90 volunteers assembled to pack 20,000 meals for local homeless and hungry people. The Dawoodi…

PORTER DENTIST OFFERS FREE ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS FOR FIREFIGHTERS

October 14, 2020 The Courier of Montgomery County As a thank you to local first responders, Porter Family Dentistry is offering free oral cancer screenings to firefighters in Montgomery County for the next several weeks. The screenings will be held on Fridays when the office is usually closed so that firefighters don’t have to wait….

Bohras Join Keep Irving Beautiful Programme

The Dawoodi Bohras of Irving joined the city’s Keep Irving Beautiful programme by adopting a spot in South Irving which they pledged to maintain regularly. As part of the community’s Project Rise initiative across the world, members engage in various cleanup drives and partner with other organisations to promote environmental responsibility and awareness. The Keep…

Young Conservationists Participate in Houston Tree Planting Drive

On Saturday the 29th of February, 2020, school going children from the Houston Bohra community took part in a tree planting drive titled I Speak for Trees. The event was organised by a nonprofit known as The Mission Continues, which empowers veterans to continue their service, and empowers communities with veteran talent, skills and preparedness…