Final Count-down to Mother’s Day

The buzz surrounding our Thanks, Mom! campaign has been truly exciting. We’ve heard many inspiring words of thanks and praise from those who have chosen to honor their moms and grandmas through an honorary gift to As Our Own.

It’s not too late for you to honor your mom this year. It’s easy—just follow the three simple steps outlined below.

STEP 1 :: Give to our Thanks, Mom! campaign to honor your mom by Mother’s Day, May 8.

STEP 2 :: In the donation comments box, tell us what you appreciate most about your mom.

STEP 3 :: Download a certificate for your mom that explains the gift you’ve made in her name.

5 / 2 / 2011


Join the Houston Heights Fun Run Team!

Hello, Texas Runners!

If you are interested in running or walking for Team As Our Own, we have an upcoming event for you to consider. This event is friendly to runners, walkers, and children!

26th Annual Houston Heights Fun Run 5K and Kids 1K

June 4, 2011, in Marmion Park (1800 block of Heights Boulevard)

7:30 a.m. 5K Run

7:36 a.m. 5K Walk

8:00 a.m. After-Race Party Begins!

8:30 a.m. Kids 1K

9:00 a.m. Awards Ceremony


Want to Join Our Team?

You can Fuel the Hope in India—gather some friends, spread the word, and raise some funds! Here’s how to get started:

STEP 1 :: Register for the Houston Heights Fun Run on the event Web site.

STEP 2 :: Go to to join the As Our Own Team.

STEP 3 :: Create your personal fund-raising page at

STEP 4 :: Order your team jersey at least two weeks before your race.

STEP 5 :: Start running and raising funds!

5 / 1 / 2011