Houston Local Giving Guide

Nonprofits in Houston provide services like free meals, education, health check-ups, emergency shelter and much more. We've highlighted some of the effective nonprofits serving the Houston area, so you know your donation will have an impact.

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Top Hunger Nonprofits

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  Hunger - Food Bank|  Harris County, TX

Impact: $1 provides a meal to a person in need.
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Houston Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Bank|  18 counties in TX

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Montgomery County Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Bank|  Montgomery County, TX

Impact: $1 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Top Homelessness Nonprofits

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Bay Area Turning Point

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Harris County, TX

Impact: $20 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Star of Hope Mission

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Houston, TX

Impact: $40 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Top Education Nonprofits

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Brazosport Rotary Club Charitable Foundation Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Lake Jackson, TX

Impact: $1,400 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $2,500.
Governance: Passes checks

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College Of The Mainland Foundation Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Texas City, TX

Impact: $1,600 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $5,300.
Governance: Passes checks

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Good Samaritan Foundation Of Texas Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Houston, TX

Impact: $2,400 increases income for a scholarship recipient in need by $6,000.
Governance: Passes checks

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Brazosport College Foundation

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Lake Jackson, TX

Impact: $1,100 increases income for a scholarship recipient by $4,600.
Governance: Passes checks

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