Meet Sandra Comeaux, our volunteer of the year

Have you ever known someone who just made the world a better place?  Maybe their positive energy seems limitless. Or

Zahir’s story of persistence: From Afghan refugee to U.S. citizen

The American Dream is a timeless and powerful ideal. The idea that equality of opportunity is available to every U.S.

Voices of DACA, a BakerRipley Conversation

June 15, 2022, marks a historic moment: the 10th anniversary of the announcement of DACA. While this anniversary will forever

Crazy Bites Two Entrepreneurs from Katy

Crazy Bites: Two Katy Entrepreneurs fulfill their dream

Mauricio always tells people he’s not a chef, but everyone loves his cooking. “No culinary school,” he says with a

Shell & BakerRipley change lives together in Deer Park

Today, we celebrate Shell for making an amazing one million dollar legacy investment in Deer Park through its partnership with

Community Forward Initiative is Championing Digital Inclusion in Houston

Since 2019, BakerRipley has proudly partnered with Verizon for a bold new initiative called Community Forward. This initiative started with

Verizon Digital Training is Changing Lives

Verizon’s Community Forward program is an ambitious, forward-thinking, society-shaping effort to enhance Houston’s community vitality by addressing the widening Digital

Helping hopeful neighbors achieve their Citizenship Dream

Houston is an amazing, vibrant and highly diverse place that we call home. Unfortunately, for many Houston-area immigrant neighbors, becoming

The Fragas Have Shaped Houston for Decades

Today, please join us in honoring and celebrating a special family who has positively impacted generations of Latino Houstonians… the

Phillips 66 Trots for a Better Houston

As we prepare for Turkey Trot 2021, we’re proud to spotlight Phillips 66 as our corporate sponsor honoree!

Houston Turkey Trot: More than Good Fun

Every year, thousands of Houstonians flock to the starting line to feast on fun, friends, family, and an altogether amazing

Rachel’s Story: from Tragedy to Transformation

FROM A TRAGIC START “I did come from somewhat of a broken home,” Rachel recalls, momentarily lost in the memory.

A Conversation with BakerRipley Educators During the Pandemic

From our youngest learners to our more seasoned adult students, BakerRipley is busy creating greater equity in every classroom so

Trotting for Education!

Maybe you’re a Turkey Trotter who’s been running every October for years. Or maybe you’re a volunteer or partner who

At a Glance: Socioeconomic Mobility

At BakerRipley, socioeconomic mobility is at the core of what we do. Every person should be welcomed and have equitable

Entrepreneur Connection: A traumatic episode motivated her to start a business

It took years, but the Uber-type app for interpreters is now a reality.

Meet Kristin, our volunteer of the year!

Kristin Kobilis is the 2020 Barbara Day Volunteer of the Year. She’s been calling our senior neighbors for more than a year now!

Everything seems impossible until you achieve it

“I’m an example that you can achieve what you want. BakerRipley doesn’t only give you the tools, it helps you achieve your goals.”

Community Resources

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

COVID-19 Update: Our work continues one year later

At BakerRipley, we’re focused on decreasing the inequities and challenges that come to life during a disaster in order to build long-term resiliency for our region.

Black History Month is Important, Relevant, and Necessary

Learning about other cultures helps us to understand how much we are really alike. We remove barriers and begin to authentically connect with one another.

BakerRipley and Verizon team up in support of digital inclusion

Together with Verizon, our aim is to build digital resiliency among our neighbors.

The joy of talking to Ms. Hallie

Meet Ms. Hallie for a good dose of positivity.

2020 ¡Lánzate Houston! Winners

Meet the winners of our first ever virtual ¡Lánzate Houston!