For $20 per day to guests, local charity Halo House Foundation has now provided more than 20,000 days of housing to cancer patients battling leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma who travel from the greater Houston area, around Texas and the country for treatment at the Texas Medical Center. The patients who come to the TMC for […]
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Mabee Foundation Presents Halo House with $800,000 Check
On July 3, 2018, Greg Daggett, a Director on the Board of the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation, presented Halo House Foundations Executive Director and Co-founder Kathleen Fowler with a check for $800,000. The Mabee Foundation had approved the “challenge” grant to Halo House in early 2017. The grant was contingent upon Halo House raising […]
See who attended Halo House’s groundbreaking for new facility for cancer patients
Halo House Foundation broke ground Jan. 30 on a new dedicated facility for out-of-town blood cancer patients to stay while undergoing treatments in Houston.
Low-cost temporary apartments for cancer patients to break ground
Halo House, a unique community of 33 low-cost, temporary apartments for patients with blood cancers and their families, will break ground near the Texas Medical Center later this month.
Halo House plans apartments for blood-cancer patients in Texas Medical Center
By Katherine Feser, in the Houston Chronicle | Updated 11:57 am, Monday, October 16, 2017 Halo House, a provider low-cost housing for out-of-town blood-cancer patients in the Texas Medical Center, plans to break ground on its own designated facility as soon as December. Founded by MD Anderson’s Dr. Nathan Fowler in 2009, Halo House has operated […]
Shaken, Not Stirred: Halo House’s ‘007’ James Bond Gala raises $475,000 for a home-away-from-home for patients and families
It was a night that will not soon be forgotten as some of Houston’s finest came out to support Halo House Foundation’s “007” gala. Held Nov. 11 at The Ballroom at Bayou Place, Anne and Dr. John Mendelsohn, former President of MD Anderson Cancer Center, were honored for their decades of community leadership in the […]
Halo House in Southwest News and Village News
Halo House was recently featured in Southwest News and Village News for housing our 250th family! Edward Reel, a kind-hearted friendly fellow from Midland, Texas, has lymphoma, and for the last 23 years it has been in remission. This year he felt a lump in his neck and didn’t think much of it. Soon the […]
Dr. Francesco Turturro, 1955-2017
Halo House Foundation expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Dr. Francesco Turturro. Dr. Turturro, a professor in the Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma, dedicated his life to battling blood cancers. He was known not only as an intelligent and compassionate doctor, but also as a selfless advocate for his patients. He and his […]
Dr. Nathan Fowler Was Keynote Speaker at VEPS
Halo House President and Founder, and MD Anderson Cancer Center oncologist, Dr. Nathan Fowler was the keynote speaker at MD Anderson’s Volunteer Endowment For Patient Support. VEPS “has distributed more than $2.8 million to benefit patients and their caregivers through institutional programs.” The event was held on April 4, 2017 at the River Oaks Country […]
Congratulations to our Chevy Sonic Raffle Winner
Congratulations to Sharam Honari of Houston, TX for winning the raffle of the 2016 Chevy Sonic generously donated by Harry Blackwell Chevrolet.