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Don't let cancer mess with our Texas kids!

Become a hero today and join the team to help Texas families who have a child battling cancer not fight alone

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Meet our Executive Director, David Hancock

Heroes for Children Executive Director, David Hancock dedicates his heart and leadership to helping families who have a child battling cancer not fight that battle alone

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Upcoming Events

  • Heroes & Handbags (Houston)
    Heroes & Handbags (Houston)
    Lakeside Country Club
    Oct 07, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Lakeside Country Club, 100 Wilcrest Dr, Houston, TX 77042, USA
    SAVE THE DATE! October 7th 2021 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. More details will be coming soon about the auction, luncheon, and program. But tickets are ready for purchase right now!
  • Heroes & Handbags (Dallas)
    Heroes & Handbags (Dallas)
    In person and virtual Handbag Auction
    Oct 15, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    In person and virtual Handbag Auction
    SAVE THE DATE! We are excited to announce that on October 15th, 2021, is our annual Heroes & Handbags event. We hope to be celebrating in person with our Chairs, Alison Malone and Kelley Schadt. Details and sponsorship information coming soon!
  • Hold Em' for Heroes (Houston)
    Hold Em' for Heroes (Houston)
    Post Oak Hotel
    Nov 11, 6:00 PM – 11:59 PM CST
    Post Oak Hotel, 1600 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027, USA
    SAVE THE DATE! At the Post Oak Hotel, November 11th, 2021. Check-In begins at 6 pm. More details are coming soon, but tickets are ready for purchase!
  • Austin Zoo Family Day - Heroes for Children
    Austin Zoo Family Day - Heroes for Children
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    May 08, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Austin Zoo, 10808 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736
    A wonderful event to bring ALL of our families we have served over the years to celebrate life together with Heroes staff, volunteers, and family & friends. REGISTRATION is NOW OPEN! Thank you to our sponsors: Adobe and Hal Elrod "The Miracle Morning"
  • Houston Zoo Family Day - Heroes for Children
    Houston Zoo Family Day - Heroes for Children
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    May 01, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM CDT
    Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    A wonderful event to bring ALL of our families we have served over the years to celebrate life together with Heroes staff, volunteers, and family & friends. Thank you to our wonderful sponsor: Connectivity Source WE ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT! Waiting list email: msegal@hereoesforchildren.org
  • DFW Family Day at the Zoo - Heroes for Children
    DFW Family Day at the Zoo - Heroes for Children
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    May 01, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Fort Worth Zoo, 1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76110, USA
    Enjoy a day at the Fort Worth Zoo with Heroes for Children. Join us for Lunch, scavenger hunt, animal encounters, caricature artists, and more! Thank you to our wonderful sponsors! Gieco & 4Change Energy WE ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT! Waiting list email: rchristie@hereoesforchildren.org
  • Texas 1800 Challenge
    Texas 1800 Challenge
    RSVP Closed
    Details
    Apr 18, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM CDT
    Online virtual Texas 1800 Challenge
    By 2025, Heroes for Children, wants to be able to Meet the Need of all 1,800 Texans that will hear the words, "your child has cancer." Be a Hero and help us reach 1,800 families!

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