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Laugh for Lymphoma

          Laugh for Lymphoma: January 30, 2014 – San Antonio, Texas        The first annual “Laugh for Lymphoma” event, in memory of Dr. Karla Diaz Davalos, and in honor of Katie Russell, was a huge success.  Texas’s finest comedians entertained a group of about 300 people on January 30 at the Laugh […]

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Food Fight Against Cancer

Food Fight Against Cancer – Sunday, November 3, 2013 It was a night of bliss for Houston’s “foodies.” On Sunday, November 3rd, the chefs from Uchi, Sparrow Bar, Sorrel Urban Bistro, Pondicheri & Indika, Pass & Provisions, and Radical Eats came together to showcase delicious, cancer-fighting foods and compete for the unique “Golden Carrot” award […]

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Dancing for all the Right Reasons in 2012

DANCING FOR ALL THE RIGHT REASONS Local Houston Celebrities Dance for Halo House: Houstonians compete to win and give generously as part of Halo House’s “Dancing for a Cause” Chita Johnson The hit TV reality show “Dancing with the Stars” has its allure, but the Houston Stars outshone their Hollywood counterparts during the 2nd annual […]

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Meet the Stars

“Meet the Stars” Gala Kick-off at the Omni “Meet the Stars” Gala Kick-off at the Omni Halo House Foundation hosted it’s kick-off reception for “Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause” on Thursday, June 28, 2012, with food and coctails generously provided by the Omni Hotel on Riverway.

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Lorin Jiminez

2012 Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause

Save the date! The 2nd annual “Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause” will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at the InterContinental near the Galleria. Did you ever want to pick the winner on Dancing with the Stars? Then join us for an evening where your vote truly counts! “Houston Stars: Dancing for a […]

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Moving Day

Moving Day As of June 15, 2012, Halo House has provided over 1,800 days of housing to cancer patients, and we recently added two new apartments. We had about 30 wonderful volunteers helped us set up two new “home-away-from-home” Halo House apartments, bringing our total number up to six. Some of our wonderful “Moving Day” […]

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Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop Fundraiser

Thanks to all of you who came out on June 7TH, 2012 to join us at one of the “Newest” Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop located in West U. And thanks to the good people at Potbelly for helping us make life easier for people with leaukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. Where: 5800 Kirby Drive West University Place, […]

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Ironman Texas

A special thanks to all the good people that volunteered for the Woodland’s Ironman on May 19 as part of the Halo House team. As “bike handlers” we were there to take the athlete’s bikes as they transitioned from their 112 mile bike course and headed off to their 26.2 mile run. We were hot […]

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Omni 30 for 30

Halo House Foundation was selected by the Omni Hotel to participate in their 30 year anniversary celebration as one of the 30 highlighted local Houston charities. On November 14, “Halo House” day, Halo House Foundation posters and brochures were displayed around the hotel.

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Lea DeMOntrond & Katia Kuznetsova

2011 Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause

The Halo House Foundation held its first big fundraising event at the InterContinental near the Galleria with 375 people in attendance. After two championship junior couples hit the dance floor, six fabulous teams of dancers competed for three awards. Evelyn Leightman, President of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and Corky Ballas with ABC’s “Dancing with […]

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