Former UH basketball player commits $2 million donation to Houston Rise

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Former University of Houston Basketball player, David Marrs, committed $2 million to Houston Rise, a fundraising initiative for Houston Athletics dedicated to championship success in the Big 12. The video featured above is from a previous report on an anonymous pledge of $10 million to go towards UH’s football development center. … Read more

Walk with ABC13 and help fight childhood cancers at the 2022 Candlelighters Houston Fun Walk

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and you can support families fighting these diseases by lacing up your running shoes. The Candlelighters Houston Fun Walk is happening Saturday, Sept. 10 at Terry Hershey Park. Associate director Kelsey Tarpinian told ABC13 the walk will have you moving for a good cause. “It … Read more

Elgin to Host Fundraiser for Family of Texas Shooting Victim

Planning is underway in suburban Elgin for a fundraiser for the family of one of the young victims of the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas this week. Esteban Peralez grew up in Elgin and went to high school with Vinnie and Melinda Salazar. The Salazar’s 10-year-old daughter, Layla, was one of 19 children killed … Read more