Community Resources

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

Mary cries tears of joy

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

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.

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!

Know Your Rights

BakerRipley urges anyone who has a relative arrested or who witnesses a raid to call the Houston Immigrant Rights Hotline

Better Me. Better Aging.

BakerRipley recently launched a 10-week program developed to empower older adults.

Houston Turkey Trot: Get Involved

When you run the BakerRipley Houston Turkey Trot you help keep Houston a place of opportunity for everyone. For nearly

WellCare Grand Champion: Katie Scott – BakerRipley!

Katie Scott, BakerRipley Dementia Day Center Director, is the 2019 WellCare Grand Champion of Southeast Texas!

Phillips 66 Trots for Houston

Phillips 66, our 10K and 5K race sponsor, has been supporting Turkey Trot in a variety of ways for five years now.

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Entrepreneur Connection: Arepas, anyone?

“This is the best thing that has happened to me. For women especially, they push you to be independent, to get ahead and to thrive in a place where it can be difficult at times.”