Houston Turkey Trot: Loral shows some love from Little Rock

From her home in Little Rock, Arkansas, Loral tells us her Houston Turkey Trot story!

Pathways to dreams and reinvention

When Mirna moved to Houston she had to start from zero and reinvent herself like many other immigrants.

Community Resources

The health and safety of our employees and neighbors is our top concern. We are closely watching all local, state,

Closing the digital divide

Melanie Fisk, Senior Director of Adult Education at BakerRipley, talks about going remote, helping students stay connected, and working to close the digital divide in Houston.

Adult Ed: Committed to learning English

Carlos Anibal Bautista is dedicated to learning English. Before the pandemic, he would ride his bike for an hour to

Entrepreneurs get access to much needed capital

At BakerRipley, we’re working to provide all Houston entrepreneurs with equal opportunities. 

Filling in the gaps for minority-owned businesses

BakerRipley is creating pathways of opportunity for people to climb up the socioeconomic ladder

BakerRipley: The road to recovery

The tale of the two cities is on full display as we begin to realize the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic in Houston.

Mary cries tears of joy

Mary Key, one of our neighbors, shares a note about her experience with BakerRipley during the pandemic.

DACA: I have to continue to fight

After the recent decision, we talked to DACA recipients about growing up, coping with the anxiety, and about their hopes and dreams of one-day becoming American citizens.

Immigration: Operating where Human Rights cease to exist

Asylum seekers arriving in Mexico suffer horrific violence including assault, kidnapping, and rape.

Pilot program aids small restaurants in Houston

BakerRipley and HOPE Clinic’s Bite of HOPE Program, developed an initiative to help small restaurant owners stay afloat.

Entrepreneur Connection: Family bakery thrives during uncertain times

Strong, creative, and determined, Aryelis Ortiz prides herself in making freshly baked pastries. As an entrepreneur, she’s always coming up

Supporting Houston entrepreneurs during COVID-19

It’s amazing to see our entrepreneurs pivot, they have a great spirit!

No human should be expendable

Releasing people from detention now is not a partisan issue. It is a matter of public health. No human should be expendable during the coronavirus pandemic.

Grateful for our volunteers

“The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.” – Terri Guillemets

From the BakerRipley Food Fairs

The agency is evolving its services and programs to best serve our neighbors during these times.

Supporting our neighbors in this new normal

As our community looks for answers, we are beginning to shift and pivot our actions to ensure we are providing the support needed for both our staff and those we serve.

Census 2020: Working for a complete count

BakerRipley is working to inform our neighbors about the importance of Census 2020.

From volunteer to full-time employee at BakerRipley

Ernie Correa talks about his journey from volunteer to a full-time employee.

Spreading Goodness with Twitter for Good

Earlier in January, BakerRipley’s JW Peavy Senior Center was honored to host the Twitter for Good team.

Holiday Cheer at BakerRipley

We hosted “Holiday Connections” around our communities to celebrate the season with our neighbors and partners.

Neighbor starts non-profit to revitalize East End skate park

“Not everyone has the chance to run a non-profit and have people who support you. I’m making the most of it, as these opportunities don’t open up for us every day.”

2019 ¡Lánzate Houston! Winners

The BakerRipley Small Business team announced the 2019 “Lánzate Houston” winners!